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Plymouth Half Marathon: Car driven into path of runners

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCar driven into path of Plymouth Half Marathon runners The actions of a woman who drove on to the route of the Plymouth Half Marathon have been described as “disgusting”. An eyewitness captured footage of the car pulling out of Hawkers Avenue ...

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Venezuela’s Maduro wins second term amid electoral fraud claims

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan officials declared socialist leader Nicolas Maduro the easy winner of Sunday’s presidential election, while his leading challenger questioned the legitimacy of a vote marred by irregularities and called for a new ballot to prevent a brewing social crisis from exploding. The National Election ...

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Arthur’s Seat ablaze amid wildfire warning

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe emergency services were alerted at about lunchtime on Sunday About 30 firefighters are tackling a large grass fire on Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh. Paths up the hill were closed by park rangers after the emergency services were alerted to the blaze ...

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First baby in 12 years born on remote Brazil island

Image copyright AFP Image caption Fernando de Noronha has one of the world’s best beaches A remote Brazilian island with a ban on childbirth is nonetheless celebrating the first baby born there in 12 years. Fernando de Noronha island, 370km (230 miles) from the city of Natal, has about 3,000 ...

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Newspaper headlines: ‘Historic change for the monarchy’

Image caption The papers are dominated by the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. “Harry Ever After” is the the Mail on Sunday’s celebratory headline. Image caption The i calls the ceremony “groundbreaking” and notes its celebration of black culture. Image caption Writing for the Guardian Tim Adams says, ...

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Fastest climber of 7 summits returns safely from Everest

KATHMANDU, Nepal — The Australian climber who became the fastest to scale the highest peaks on all seven continents returned safely from Mount Everest on Saturday. Steve Plain said he has no immediate plans for any new adventures and is looking forward to spending time with his ...

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New York Focus: May 13 – May 19

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