Philadelphia becomes first major US city to impose soda tax
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Philadelphia becomes first major US city to impose soda tax

Philadelphia has become the first major US city to impose a special tax on sweetened…

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Obama consoles families grieving in Orlando
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Obama consoles families grieving in Orlando

US President Barack Obama has warned that a military campaign against armed groups abroad won’t…

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UN accuses ISIL of committing genocide against Yazidi people
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UN accuses ISIL of committing genocide against Yazidi people

A UN Commission of Inquiry has accused fighters belonging to the Islamic State of Iraq…

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Brexit fears: European Commission warns of global uncertainty
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Brexit fears: European Commission warns of global uncertainty

The President of the European Commission has given warning that if Britain leaves the EU…

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Floral tributes for slain MP Jo Cox ‘rising star of politics’
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Floral tributes for slain MP Jo Cox ‘rising star of politics’

People have left flowers and tributes in London’s Parliament Square in memory of a British…

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Two-day pause in fighting comes into effect in Aleppo
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Two-day pause in fighting comes into effect in Aleppo

In Syria, a two-day pause in fighting has come into effect in Aleppo. The battle…

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Flag at half-mast over the UK parliament
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Flag at half-mast over the UK parliament

* Flag flies at half-mast over Parliament * Jeremy Corbyn leads tributes for slain Labour…

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Wildfires spread in Sicily
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Wildfires spread in Sicily

Firefighters in Sicily are battling more than a hundred wildfires on the Italian island, some…

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England fans react with joy to Wales win
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England fans react with joy to Wales win

England fans across France reacted with joy as their team came from behind to beat…

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Croatian government loses no-confidence vote
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Croatian government loses no-confidence vote

*What has happened?* Croatia’s parliament has ousted the government in a no-confidence vote put forward…

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