Ecuador presidential election: conflicting exit polls signal tight finish

Ruling partys Lenin Moreno and rightwing Guillermo Lasso appear to be neck and neck, with fate of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on the line Ecuador looked set for a tense presidential vote count on Sunday night as exit polls gave conflicting forecasts of a closely fought election that could decide the fate of WikiLeaks founder […]

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South Carolina women run away from Mississippi State for first national title

Aja Wilsons 23 points lift South Carolina to 67-55 win over Mississippi State and programs first national championship Dawn Staley finally could raise an NCAA championship trophy. Aja Wilson scored 23 points to help coach Staley and SouthCarolinawin their first national championship with a 67-55 victory overMississippiState on Sunday night. Staley made the Final Four […]

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Stellar Daisy: search for crew of huge cargo ship feared sunk in Atlantic Ocean

Only two out of 24 crew rescued after bulk carrier, which is roughly the same size as 100 tennis courts, disappears carrying iron ore from Brazil to China A South Korean cargo vessel is missing after making its last contact in the South Atlantic about 2,500km (1,500 miles) from shore and 22 crew members are […]

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Swexit? Swedish politician says his country will be next to ditch European Union

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Mourners gather for funeral of black victim of sword slaying

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Croydon asylum boy assault: Attackers are scum, says MP – BBC News

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Extremism in prisons to be tackled by specialist task force – BBC News

Last year, a government-ordered review found that Islamist extremism is a growing problem within jails. ‘Keep prisons safe’ It discovered evidence of offenders advocating support for Islamic State and “charismatic” prisoners acting as “self-styled emirs” to radicalise other prisoners. In response, the government announced plans to hold dangerous extremists in separate prison units. The new […]

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Sharp fall in prosecutions for death crash drivers – BBC News

The Department for Transport said: “Britain has some of the safest roads in the world and in 2015 we had the second lowest total of road fatalities on record. “We are determined to do more and we’ve recently announced tougher penalties for those caught using a mobile phone while driving. “We have also tightened the […]

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Windermere lakeside piano memorial concert held – BBC News

Image copyright Police Scotland/Family photograph Image caption Tim Newton and Rachel Slater were reported missing after failing to return from Ben Nevis The grand piano arrived by ferry and was carried on a special frame to Claife Heights, an elevated area above the lake. Image caption The grand piano was carried up a track by […]

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The enduring appeal of Adrian Mole, aged 50 – BBC News

Image caption Stephen Mangan played Mole in The Cappuccino Years Stephen Mangan played Mole in the 2001 TV adaption of Townsend’s The Cappuccino Years and worked closely with the writer on bringing him to life on screen. Now aged 48, he began reading the Secret Diary as a teenager. “Obviously when you read it as […]

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