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A protester passionately shouts slogans at riot police during clashes in front of the presidential palace in Cairo. The words on the shirt reads, "Freedom or Death." (Reuters)

A protester passionately shouts slogans at riot police during clashes in front of the presidential palace in Cairo. The words on the shirt reads, "Freedom or Death." (Reuters)

Egyptians clash with police on Mubarak anniversary

Egyptian protesters were involved in fresh clashes with police today, on the second anniversary of the overthrow of the autocratic ruler Hosni Mubarak. Crowds gathered outside the Presidential Palace in Cairo demanding the departure of Mohammed Mursi as his opponents believe he has betrayed the values of the revolution. The current unrest started on January 24 when the country marked the second anniversary of the revolution. The violence has left scores dead across the country.

  • Outgoing HSBC boss paid £6.1m as profits miss City expectations
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    Outgoing HSBC boss paid £6.1m as profits miss City expectations

    Stuart Gulliver, who has led HSBC over the last seven years, saw his pay packet rise from £5.7m in 2016 as his annual bonus sharply increased. HSBC has been dogged by money laundering claims in recent years - and recently saw the expiry of a "deferred prosecution" agreement under which it was being closely monitored by the US Department of Justice. Like many large firms with US operations, HSBC had to take an accounting charge in 2017 - in its case $1.3bn - after US President Donald Trump's corporate tax reforms .

  • Leading Catalan separatist in Switzerland to evade justice
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    AFP

    Leading Catalan separatist in Switzerland to evade justice

    A former Catalan lawmaker and major figure in the region's secession attempt has fled to Switzerland ahead of a court hearing in Madrid, comparing the situation in Catalonia to Turkey's post-coup crackdown.

  • Black Panther: Read Michelle Obama's message to Ryan Coogler's team
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    The Independent

    Black Panther: Read Michelle Obama's message to Ryan Coogler's team

    Black Panther has finally reached cinemas around the world, millions of people heading to the nearest screen to witness Ryan Coogler’s work (breaking some box-office records in the process). Alongside those who watched the Marvel movie was former First Lady Michelle Obama, who Tweeted out her reaction. “Congrats to the entire Black Panther team!” she wrote.

  • KFC closures as chain runs out of chicken
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    KFC closures as chain runs out of chicken

    KFC has had to shut most of its restaurants across the UK and Ireland (Other OTC: IRLD - news) after "teething problems" with a new delivery contractor meant it ran out of chicken. The fast food chain said it was "working flat out" to reopen stores after there were issues with deliveries on Friday and over the weekend. Its problems appeared to have deepened on Monday as an update on its website listed just over 80 UK restaurants, out of a total of 900, that were open at midday.

  • Kabul hotel gunmen 'waved through without checks' before assault
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    AFP

    Kabul hotel gunmen 'waved through without checks' before assault

    The deputy head of security at Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel says guards were ordered to wave through a car later revealed to be carrying militants and explosives ahead of a deadly assault one month ago.

  • Grey’s Anatomy could be distorting public expectations of trauma care – study
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    Grey’s Anatomy could be distorting public expectations of trauma care – study

    Fictional patients in the drama are more likely to have surgery and more likely to die than real patients, a study found.

  • Short bouts of exercise could help reduce premature death in older men – study
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    PA Science

    Short bouts of exercise could help reduce premature death in older men – study

    Overall volume of activity is key, academics said.

  • BA pilot shares amazing footage of plane coming into land at Vancouver airport
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    Evening Standard

    BA pilot shares amazing footage of plane coming into land at Vancouver airport

    A British Airways pilot has shared amazing footage of his plane coming into land at Vancouver airport, giving passengers a glimpse of the impressive view they don't often get to see. Captain Dave Wallsworth has developed a reputation for sharing stunning flight deck videos. In the footage, Captain Wallsworth is seen alongside First Officers Jon Leggett and Phil Macgregor as they steer the A380 plane onto the runway.

  • Liam Payne and Cheryl's relationship 'strained' after she 'snubbed marriage talks'
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    Liam Payne and Cheryl's relationship 'strained' after she 'snubbed marriage talks'

    Liam Payne and Cheryl’s relationship is said to have hit the rocks after she snubbed discussions on marriage. Payne, 24, reportedly broached the subject several times following the birth of their son Bear last year, but Cheryl rejected his advances. “Liam is smitten with his little boy and wants things to work between him and Cheryl, so thought talk of marriage was a positive step,” a source told The Sun.

  • 'Despicable' woman who posted abusive note on ambulance windscreen is fined
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    'Despicable' woman who posted abusive note on ambulance windscreen is fined

    Kirsty Sharman, 26, was charged after a social media plea by West Midlands Ambulance Service staff.

  • Google executive calls police in neighbour row over 4cm of wall
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    Evening Standard

    Google executive calls police in neighbour row over 4cm of wall

    Koert Holtgreve, 44, head of territory sales for Google in the UK and Ireland, made a harassment complaint against neighbour Janet Highland over an extension to his million-pound home in Peckham. Mrs Highland claims a new six-metre wall has been built across the property boundary, running 4cm on to her land, and has devalued her home as a result. Mr Holtgreve denies this and said he was forced to report her to police.

  • If fake news is a disease, this Bad News game wants to be the vaccination
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    Evening Standard

    If fake news is a disease, this Bad News game wants to be the vaccination

    Fake news was the phrase of 2017 and concerns over the spread of disinformation do not appear to be dissipating. For instance, the social network Facebook says it will ban Pages that repeatedly share misinformation. As well, a team of social scientists at Cambridge University has created a fake news game, named Bad News.

  • Thai court grants custody to Japanese father of 13 surrogate children
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    Reuters

    Thai court grants custody to Japanese father of 13 surrogate children

    A Thai court on Tuesday said it ruled in favour of a wealthy Japanese man who had fathered 13 surrogate children in Thailand, naming him their legal parent and sole guardian. The case harks back to late 2014, when police said they had found 13 babies fathered by a Japanese national with nine Thai surrogate mothers. The children were taken to foster homes and the father has petitioned for custody since early 2015.

  • I’m not shocked that young girls love lipstick – there are worse problems
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    The Guardian

    I’m not shocked that young girls love lipstick – there are worse problems

    One of my gifts was a set of Tinkerbell lipsticks – a beauty brand specifically marketed to children, and presumably bought by desperate mothers who had already seen one Chanel compact ruined by eager, chubby fingers, and wanted a range of products that could be washed off walls and curtains.

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    Indonesia suspends infrastructure projects after string of accidents

    Indonesia suspended on Tuesday the construction of elevated infrastructure projects, including rail and roads, after a series of accidents raised questions about the safety of a government drive to upgrade transport networks. Minister of Public Works and Housing Basuki Hadimuljono, who is in charge of infrastructure construction, said the government would suspend all construction of elevated infrastructure. Everything will be evaluated," he said, adding that President Joko Widodo had requested the action.

  • Cabinet arrivals at Downing Street
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    Cabinet arrivals at Downing Street

    Ministers have arrived at 10 Downing Street for their weekly cabinet meeting with Theresa May.

  • UK's pensions regulator ignored trustee requests on Carillion - MPs
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    Reuters

    UK's pensions regulator ignored trustee requests on Carillion - MPs

    Britain's pensions regulator twice ignored requests from trustees of collapsed outsourcing firm Carillion to force the company to plug its pension deficit, MPs said on Tuesday. The Pensions Regulator has come under fire for taking insufficient steps to protect pension scheme members of troubled companies, following the collapse of department store chain BHS in 2016. Carillion collapsed on Jan. 15, with only 29 million pounds of cash left.

  • 'They're everywhere': Mary Berry reveals she isn't a fan of 'trendy' avocado on toast
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    Evening Standard

    'They're everywhere': Mary Berry reveals she isn't a fan of 'trendy' avocado on toast

    Mary Berry has admitted that she isn’t a fan of avocado on toast, preferring to pair the fruit with prawn cocktail. Berry told Radio Times: “It's very fashionable now to prepare avocado on toast. The 82-year-old continued: “Better to add them to a prawn cocktail or to a little plate of smoked salmon or shrimps.

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    Ancient human remains, Ice Age animal bones found in giant Mexican cave

    Archaeologists exploring the word's biggest flooded cave in Mexico have discovered ancient human remains at least 9,000 years old and the bones of animals who roamed the earth during the last Ice Age. A group of divers recently connected two underwater caverns in eastern Mexico to reveal what is believed to be the biggest flooded cave on the planet, a discovery that could help shed new light on the ancient Maya civilization. The Yucatan peninsula is studded with monumental relics of the Maya people, whose cities drew upon an extensive network of sinkholes linked to subterranean waters known as cenotes.

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    15-year-old shot 5 times protecting classmates from gunfire

    PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — A 15-year-old Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student who was shot five times during the massacre is credited with saving the lives of at least 20 other students.

  • Brexit today: David Davis vows UK will not be plunged into 'Mad Max-style' world after EU exit - as it happened
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    The Independent

    Brexit today: David Davis vows UK will not be plunged into 'Mad Max-style' world after EU exit - as it happened

    Fears that Britain will be plunged into a "Mad Max-style" dystopia after Brexit are baseless, David Davis has told business leaders in Vienna. In the latest in a series of high-profile speeches on the EU withdrawal, the Brexit Secretary insisted that ministers are not planning to sweep away regulations in a "race to the bottom" on taxes and standards. As pressure mounts on Theresa May to unite her warring Cabinet, Brexiteers Michael Gove and Liam Fox delivered major speeches, while Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson faced questions from MPs in the Commons.

  • Damian Green maintains he did nothing 'inappropriate' as he makes public return in the wake of sexual harassment allegations
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    The Telegraph

    Damian Green maintains he did nothing 'inappropriate' as he makes public return in the wake of sexual harassment allegations

    Damian Green maintains he did nothing 'inappropriate' as he makes public return in the wake of sexual harassment allegations

  • Supreme Court to hear Pimlico Plumbers employment law case
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    Evening Standard

    Supreme Court to hear Pimlico Plumbers employment law case

    An employment law case on whether a plumber was a worker or a contractor will be considered by the UK's highest court today. Pimlico Plumbers said the Supreme Court hearing will have "significant ramifications" on employment law for a number of industries. Gary Smith, a plumber who worked for Pimlico Plumbers for five years from 2005, has already won a number of court rulings that determined he could claim "worker" status even though he was described in his contract as a "self-employed operative".

  • Dan Burn endures 'longest 10 minutes' of his life as Wigan hang on to dump Manchester City out of FA Cup
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    Evening Standard

    Dan Burn endures 'longest 10 minutes' of his life as Wigan hang on to dump Manchester City out of FA Cup

    Wigan defender Dan Burn saluted his team-mates and fans alike as the Latics made their way into to the quarter-finals of the FA Cup after beating runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City at the DW Stadium. Pep Guardiola’s side felt aggrieved to have not only been held at half-time, but also a man down after Fabian Delph was given his marching orders for a high tackle on Max Power. The Latics managed to capitalise on a Kyle Walker error as Will Grigg stepped in and finished past Claudio Bravo in the City net with 11 minutes to go to set up a grandstand finish.

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    Ramaphosa tells South Africa: get some morning exercise

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is winning some fans with his habit of early morning jogs and walks in which he interacts with the public.

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