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Gang networks in Europe 'forcing children to steal'

Wed, 2016-06-22 06:30
Dutch police say some 300 Roma (Gypsy) children are being exploited across Europe by gangs forcing them to steal €1,000 (£770) a day.

Massive python invades Queensland home

Wed, 2016-06-22 06:02
A Queensland resident came face to face with an unwelcome visitor when a 40kg python decided to enter her home.

Wimbledon 2016: Johanna Konta & Andy Murray are seeded Britons

Wed, 2016-06-22 05:48
Andy Murray is seeded second in the men's singles at Wimbledon and fellow Briton Johanna Konta is seeded 17th in the women's event.

Plane lands for South Pole Amundsen-Scott base rescue

Wed, 2016-06-22 05:45
A small Canadian plane lands at the South Pole in a rare attempt to evacuate ill patients.

Syria conflict: Air strikes on IS-held Raqqa 'kill 18 civilians'

Wed, 2016-06-22 05:38
At least 18 civilians have been killed in air strikes in the Syrian city of Raqqa, the headquarters of so-called Islamic State, activists say.

EU referendum: Final push for votes on last day of campaign

Wed, 2016-06-22 05:30
Politicians on either side of the EU referendum debate are making their final pitch for votes on the last day of campaigning.

Lightning in Indian states 'kills 79'

Wed, 2016-06-22 04:49
At least 79 people are killed by lightning strikes in the Indian states of Bihar, Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh, officials say.

Prince protege Judith Hill recalls emergency landing

Wed, 2016-06-22 04:48
Prince protege Judith Hill talks for the first time about the star's emergency plane landing, six days before his death in April.

Rio 2016: Rory McIlroy pulls out of Olympics because of fears over Zika virus

Wed, 2016-06-22 04:48
Rory McIlroy pulls out of the Olympic Games in Rio because of concerns about the Zika virus.

Lionel Messi breaks record as Argentina reach Copa America final

Wed, 2016-06-22 04:34
Lionel Messi becomes his country's leading scorer as Argentina beat hosts the United States 4-0 to reach the Copa America final.

Championship fixtures 2016-17: Newcastle United start at Fulham on a Friday

Wed, 2016-06-22 04:25
Newcastle kick off the 2016-17 English Football League season with a Championship trip to Fulham on Friday, 5 August.

Jordan declares Syria and Iraq borders closed military zones

Wed, 2016-06-22 03:54
Jordan declares its border regions with Syria and Iraq to be closed military zones, following a deadly suicide bombing that killed six

Australia abuse inquiry hears of army cadet rape

Wed, 2016-06-22 03:41
Teenage Australian military recruits tell a child abuse inquiry they were raped and forced to have sex with each other during their training.

All you need to know about vote

Wed, 2016-06-22 03:33
A guide to the UK's referendum on 23 June on whether to stay in the European Union. Send us questions you want answered ahead of the vote.

Earthquake drill

Wed, 2016-06-22 03:28
The Philippine capital Manila had held its second annual ShakeDrill, in an attempt to prepare residents for a potential future earthquake.

Australian woman wakes to 5m python surprise

Wed, 2016-06-22 03:24
A huge snake that has lived in the roof of an Australian home for more than a decade tries to upgrade to the master bedroom.

Islamic State conflict: Libyan forces 'make gains' in Sirte

Wed, 2016-06-22 02:25
Government-backed forces in Libya make their largest gains yet in attempts to re-capture Sirte from so-called Islamic State, officials say.

UK headlines: Vote 'too close to call'

Wed, 2016-06-22 00:46
Wednesday's papers agree on little about the EU referendum - except that the result "hangs in the balance" and the debate remains fierce.

Campaign's most ridiculous moments

Wed, 2016-06-22 00:23
These are some of the maddest moments from the campaign trail.

Diesels more polluting below 18C, research suggests

Wed, 2016-06-22 00:00
Pollution from many popular diesel cars is much worse when it is colder than 18C outside, new research suggests.