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Portugal faces political crisis as leftists vow to topple new government

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Portugal appeared headed for months of political uncertainty – even crisis – on Monday after the main opposition Socialists and their allies pledged to bring down the country’s new minority ...

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Preliminary results give Law and Justice party over third of vote in Polish election

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Poland’s conservative opposition won Sunday’s parliamentary election with more than a third of the vote, according to preliminary official results. The Law and Justice party secured 37.6% of votes, the ...

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China: USS Lassen comes within 12 nautical miles of Spratly archipelago, US acted illegally

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China has urged the United States to think twice about “making trouble” after Washington launched a direct military challenge to Beijing’s territorial claims in the South China Sea with naval ...

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Shock in Canada and Britain as tourists die on whale-watching trip

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A Canadian whale-watching company has told how its crew had no time to react as their boat sank off Vancouver Island, killing five British passengers and leaving an Australian missing. ...

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Ben Carson answers critics who say he lacks energy for the presidential fight

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Ben Carson has answered critics who say he lacks energy for the Republican presidential fight, saying that in contrast to his softly spoken demeanour as an adult he was “very ...

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Afghanistan and Pakistan earthquake death toll will rise

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More than 260 people were killed by a powerful earthquake that rocked northern Afghanistan and Pakistan on Monday, with officials warning that the death toll would rise as rescue workers ...

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EU antitrust chief: reviewing Google’s practices a high priority

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Europe’s antitrust chief has set her sights on a series of investigations into Googlethat will see the US internet firm face intense scrutiny. Europe’s competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager, who took ...

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Facebook users urged to check privacy settings

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Facebook users are being encouraged to double-check their privacy settings after the social network introduced an update to its search feature which adds almost 2 trillion older posts by its ...

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Qatari ambassador cleared over shopping mall fire

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A judge in Doha has dismissed convictions against several people, including a Qatari ambassador, for a 2012 shopping mall fire which left 19 dead, including 13 children. Sheikh Ali Bin ...

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Apple faces class action lawsuit over Wi-Fi assist data usage

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Apple is facing a $5m lawsuit over a feature in the new version of iOS which uses mobile data when Wi-Fi connectivity is weak. The feature, named “Wi-Fi assist”, senses ...

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