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Great British Bake Off: Final watched by 7.3 million viewers

Image copyright Channel 4 Image caption Prue Leith joined Paul Hollywood as a judge this season Warning: This story contains spoilers The Great British Bake Off finale was seen by a live audience of 7.3 million, overnight viewing figures show. That rose to 7.7 million when including those watching on ...

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Japan suspect ‘killed nine over two months’

Image copyright AFP A man who was arrested after police found dismembered bodies in his flat has confessed to killing nine people over two months, Japanese media say. Police had found two severed heads, and the body parts of seven others, at Takahiro Shiraishi’s home on Tuesday. The 27-year-old reportedly ...

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Labour activist ‘warned’ about pursuing rape claim

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionIn full: Bex Bailey’s interview with Radio 4’s PM A Labour activist has revealed she was raped at a party event and that a senior Labour official discouraged her from reporting the attack. Bex Bailey said she was told reporting the 2011 ...

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Catalan independence: Sacked leader Puigdemont ‘not seeking asylum’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCarles Puigdemont: Spain has a ‘democratic deficit’ Catalonia’s sacked President Carles Puigdemont says he has not travelled to Belgium to seek asylum. He has appeared in public in Brussels with several colleagues after declaring independence from Spain last week. Spain’s central government ...

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Doubt surrounds story of stranded sailors as Coast Guard

HONOLULU — The U.S. Coast Guard announced Monday that the two Hawaii women who say they were lost at sea never activated their emergency beacon, adding to a growing list of inconsistences that cast doubt on the women’s harrowing tale of survival. U.S. Coast Guard spokesman Lt. ...

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Greetings card slave worker kept in Nottingham loft

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch the moment police found a man locked in a loft A man who locked two Polish immigrants in his loft, using violence against them and controlling their ID documents, had been jailed. One of the men was forced to work 20 ...

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Benghazi attack: US captures man in Libya over 2012 raid

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The US compound in Benghazi was attacked on 11 September 2012 US forces have captured a man accused of involvement in the 2012 attack on an American compound in the Libyan city of Benghazi, President Donald Trump said. Mustafa al-Imam was seized in Libya, the ...

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