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Strictly Come Dancing: Seann and Katya through to dance another week

Image caption Katya Jones and Seann Walsh danced the Charleston Seann Walsh and Katya Jones are through to the next round of Strictly Come Dancing after a week of controversy. They have faced calls to leave the show after being photographed kissing on the birthday of Walsh’s now ex-girlfriend. However, their Charleston received a warm reaction from the crowd who ...

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Three dead as plane crashes into crowd in Germany

Image copyright EPA Image caption The cause of the crash is so far unknown A small plane has crashed in the central Germany, killing three people. The single-engine Cessna hit a group of people clustered by an airfield on Wasserkuppe mountain near the town of Fulda in Hesse state on Sunday. The plane was reportedly trying to gain height after ...

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Dogs join their owners in Cheltenham lido swim

Hundreds of dogs and their owners have been enjoying an end-of-season swim. It is the second year running that Sandford Park Lido, in Cheltenham, has opened its doors to our four-legged friends before closing for the winter. While some breeds are natural swimmers, others needed their human friends to help them stay afloat in the 21C (70F) water. The pool ...

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Merkel’s Bavaria ally CSU suffer ‘massive losses’

Image copyright EPA Image caption The CSU appears to have lost support to both right and left Angela Merkel’s sister party suffered massive losses in Bavaria’s state elections, exit polls suggest, in a blow to the German chancellor. The CSU is set to lose its absolute majority in the state parliament. The Greens surged into second place and the anti-immigration ...

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Brexit: Raab and Barnier hold talks to resolve ‘big issues’

Image copyright Reuters Brexit negotiators are meeting now to try and resolve “big issues” ahead of a crunch summit of EU leaders this week. The talks between the UK’s Dominic Raab and the EU’s Michel Barnier are focusing on Northern Ireland and future economic relations. It comes as domestic political pressure on Theresa May increases. Scottish Secretary David Mundell and ...

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Jamal Khashoggi case: Saudis defy ‘threats’ over missing writer

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJamal Khashoggi: What we know about the journalist’s disappearance Saudi Arabia rejects political and economic “threats” over missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a source quoted by state news agency SPA says. The country would respond to any punitive action “with a bigger one”, the unnamed senior source said. Mr Khashoggi, a critic of ...

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