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Chuckle Brothers star Barry dies at 73

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption“To me, to you” – watch Barry Chuckle, left, in this ChuckleVision moment from 2006 Barry Chuckle, one half of the comedy duo the Chuckle Brothers, has died aged 73 after a short period of ill health. The entertainer, whose real name ...

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Venezuela President Maduro survives ‘drone assassination attempt’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFootage showed dozens of soldiers running away before the transmission was cut off Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro says he has survived an assassination attempt involving explosive drones. Mr Maduro was speaking at a military event in Caracas when the alleged attack occurred. ...

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Bangladesh students attacked during Dhaka protest

Image copyright EPA Image caption The students are demanding improved road safety and stricter enforcement of traffic laws About 25 students have been injured in clashes in Bangladesh’s capital on the seventh day of a youth protest about road safety, reports say. Thousands of pupils have been out on Dhaka’s ...

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Samantha Eastwood: Rural searches for missing midwife

Image copyright Other Image caption Samantha Eastwood did not turn up for her night shift at the hospital Police searching for a midwife who has been missing for a week are combing rural areas of Staffordshire. Samantha Eastwood, 28, was last seen leaving Royal Stoke University Hospital at 07:45 BST ...

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North Korea continuing nuclear programme – UN report

Image copyright KCNA Image caption North Korea carried out a series of long-range missile tests in 2017 North Korea has not stopped its nuclear and missile programmes, violating UN sanctions, a report commissioned by the UN Security Council says. It also says Pyongyang has resorted to a “massive increase” of ...

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Oregon Allows Educators to Be Punished in Secret

By Bethany Barnes, The Oregonian/OregonLive Several years ago, when she was a high school teacher, a new assistant principal at Ockley Green Middle School broke a rule, partly because Portland Public Schools wasn’t vigilant about communicating and enforcing the standard. Twice, Regina Sackrider drank alcohol while on school field trips, ...

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