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Loving lad hit by uninsured driver saves 3 lives after he’s robbed of his own

A boy who was killed by a car while riding his bike home has saved three lives through organ donation. Cole Roper, 12, was cycling in the road when he was hit by an uninsured driver. The schoolboy, who died later in hospital, had previously talked with his mum Helen about being a donor. She […]

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Early morning train catches fire sending black smoke into sky

A huge fire has been sparked on a freight train on a line out of London into Kent. An enormous column of thick black smoke could be seen pluming into the sky after the train caught ablaze between Sevenoaks and Kent this morning. The fire shut down the Southeastern rail route between Sevenoaks and Orpington, […]

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Last 3 schoolkids on Nokdo beach trace South Korea’s arc to demographic crisis

At 10 years old, Lyoo Chan-hee wishes he wasn’t one of the last three schoolkids left playing on the beaches of Nokdo island. “It would be great if I have more friends here because I can have more options to play,” said Chan-hee. Instead, he often plays with Kim Si-young – aged 66, and one […]

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Shamima Begum’s startling new look as she battles to return to Britain from Syrian camp

With her fashionable sunglasses, styled hair and casual clothes, she looks almost unrecognisable. But this young woman is 21-year-old jihadi bride Shamima Begum, posing in western clothing in a bid to reinvent herself as she fights to return to Britain. She agreed to be photographed at the weekend after she was tracked down to the […]

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Bolivian ex-president Anez begins jail term as rights groups slam ‘coup’ probe

Bolivia’s former President Jeanine Anez began a four-month jail term on Monday as investigators probe allegations she helped in a coup that led to the removal of longtime leader Evo Morales from power in 2019. The arrest of the conservative interim leader – who was in power for less than a year after the ouster […]

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Afghan peace talks should rotate among countries, envoy says amid stall

Afghan peace talks, now stalled in Qatar, should be rotated to other venues, Afghanistan’s ambassador to the United Arab Emirates said, indicating the Qatari hosts had not pushed hard enough for the Taliban to reduce violence. Talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban have been held in Qatar since last year, after the United […]

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Immigration raids sweep Mexico as Central American exit grows under Biden

Mexico has stepped up immigration raids — hauling hundreds of people off trains in recent weeks — to stem an increase in Central American migrants heading for the United States since President Joe Biden took office, according to advocates and data from immigration authorities. The crackdown by immigration agents backed by the military and police […]