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Planets may look like colliding but it's only an illusion

Venus and Jupiter will appear to collide but in reality they are millions of miles apart

Lord Janner to be prosecuted for child sex offences after DPP forced into U-turn

Lord Greville Janner
Independent review overturned Alison Saunders's decision former Labour peer should not face action over allegations because he is suffering from Alzheimer's

Tunisian beach attack death toll to double to 30 British victims

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond warned that it was highly likely a "significant number" of victims yet to be identified would be British

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Planets may look like colliding but it's only an illusion

Venus and Jupiter will appear to collide but in reality they are millions of miles apart

Lord Greville Janner

Lord Janner to be prosecuted for child sex offences after DPP forced into U-turn

Independent review overturned Alison Saunders's decision former Labour peer should not face action over allegations because he is suffering from Alzheimer's

Tunisian beach attack death toll to double to 30 British victims

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond warned that it was highly likely a "significant number" of victims yet to be identified would be British

Glastonbury ends in true rock and roll style thanks to The Who

Aging rockers The Who trash stage and swear at backstage staff whilst having a swipe at Kanye West about who is the biggest rock star in the world

Tunisia attack: Gunmen have killed at least 20 people in an attack on two hotels

Sousse is an ancient city on the Tunisia coast and is a popular tourist town

In this screen grab taken from video provided by I Tele, emergency services at the scene outside a factory where a man was allegedly beheaded, in Saint-Quentin-Fallavier, France, Friday, June 26, 2015. French authorities have opened an investigation after an attack and explosion at a gas factory that left one person decapitated and several wounded. Banners with Arabic inscriptions were found near the body, an official said.

Decapitated head found on gate after suspected Islamic terror attack in France

Two flags, one white and one black and both with Arabic inscriptions, were found at the scene

Dalai Lama Glastonbury trip slammed by Chinese government

79-year-old Tibetan is set to appear at the festival on Sunday to promote his message of "compassion, non-violence and the oneness of humanity"

Calvin Harris and Taylor Swift knock Beyonce and Jay Z from number one spot

Celebrity couple have earned £93 million in the past year more than Beyonce and Jay Z

Avengers star Patrick Macnee has died at the age of 93

Actor died of natural causes at his home in California yesterday with his family at his bedside

Prime Minister David Cameron makes a speech on Europe

Morning news headlines: PM 'delighted' by EU reform talks, Greece's weekend debt deal deadline

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Avengers star Patrick Macnee dies aged 93

John Steed star passed away at his home

Oxford English Dictionary finds that Twerk can be traced back to 1820

500 new entries, including twitterati, Meh and fo' shizzle have been added to the dictionary

Dalai Lama lined up for Glastonbury appearance this weekend

Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader is to talk in the Green Fields and explore the farm on Sunday

There are 2.3 million children living in relative poverty in UK, the lowest level since the 1980s

The current definition of child poverty is whether a child lives in a household with an income less than 60% of the national average

Channel Tunnel services returning to normal after French ferry workers strike

The ferry workers' action closed the port of Calais for a time yesterday, but the port was open today and Dover-Calais sailings were operating normally. Eurotunnel said that its passenger and freight shuttles were running as scheduled

Cyclists halt traffic in London in protest at eight deaths

All six of the Bank Junction arms ground to a halt as a flash protest took place in the heart of the City.

WikiLeaks documents cause French President to hold emergency meeting

The release prompted uproar among French politicians, although it did not reveal any huge surprises or secrets. France is among several US allies that rely heavily on American spying powers when trying to prevent terrorist and other threats

Morning news headlines: Scots could reduce Royal funding, Calais disruption enters second day

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Two British teenagers on school trip held after alleged theft at Auschwitz

Offence is punishable by up to 10 years in prison, but police spokesman said they may go home "today or tomorrow" after paying a fine

James Horner

Morning news headlines: Titanic composer James Horner dies in plane crash, hopes rise for Greek deal this week

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