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Debit card glitch means thousands charged twice

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The issue affected many people who used debit cards to buy goods and services on 29 August Thousands of people in the UK were charged twice for debit card payments. The error occurred due to an issue with a particular card terminal run by ...

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Libya violence: UN says ceasefire agreed

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Thousands have been displaced by the violence and dozens killed in the past week The United Nations says the rival militia factions that have been fighting in Libya’s capital Tripoli for the past week have agreed a ceasefire. At least 47 people have been killed ...

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Mark Carney willing to stay on as Bank of England governor

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMark Carney said an announcement on his future would be made in “due course” Mark Carney has said he is willing to stay on as governor of the Bank of England if it will help the government “smooth” the Brexit transition. Mr ...

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Trump attacks Sessions over prosecutions of Republicans

Image copyright AFP Image caption Jeff Sessions has been a frequent target of Mr Trump’s very public ire US President Donald Trump has accused Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the justice department of damaging the re-election chances of two Republican representatives by prosecuting them. The move to file charges against ...

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The hospice remembering children in birdsong

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionChildren cared for at a south Wales hospice will be remembered through birdsong. For 19 captivating seconds, Abigail Harvey’s family listen intently to the song of a robin. They’re sitting in the sunshine of the memorial garden at the hospice where Abigail ...

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Brazil museum fire: Funding cuts blamed as icon is gutted

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFootage shows the huge scale of the blaze Officials in Brazil have blamed lack of funding for a huge fire that has ravaged the country’s National Museum. One of the largest anthropology and natural history collections in the Americas was almost totally ...

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Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar over secrets act

Image copyright EPA Image caption Kyaw Soe Oo (left) and Wa Lone say they were framed by the police A court in Myanmar has sentenced two Reuters journalists to seven years in prison for violating a state secrets act while investigating violence against the Rohingya minority. Wa Lone and Kyaw ...

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