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Multiple pedestrians hit by van in Toronto

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Media captionAmbulance rushes to the scene in TorontoUp to 10 pedestrians have been struck by a van that witnesses said mounted the kerb in Toronto, say police The van was located several blocks away, and the driver was taken into custody, according to local media It is unclear exactly how many people have been hurt or the extent of their injuries Pictures apparently taken at the scene show...

'Naked' gunman: Suspect arrested after shootings

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Image:Travis Reinking is being sought by police over the shooting of six people in Nashville Police in Tennessee have arrested a suspect after a nearly-naked gunman shot dead four people in a Waffle House restaurant The shootings happened in a suburb of Nashville in the early hours of Sunday and the gunman had escaped, despite a member of the public tackling him Police had been hunting Travis...

Windrush: UK citizenship fees and language tests waived

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Image copyrightPAImage caption The home secretary said she would do all she could to "right the wrongs" that had been done UK citizenship fees and language tests will be waived for the Windrush generation and their families, Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said She told MPs she wanted people to have the "formal status" they should have had all along, without having to pay naturalisation fees or...

Alfie Evans granted Italian citizenship in life-support legal row

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Image copyrightACTION4ALFIEImage caption Alfie Evans is in a "semi-vegetative state" in Alder Hey Children's Hospital Terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans has been granted Italian citizenship, the Italian Foreign Office has said The High Court ruled in February Alder Hey Children's Hospital could stop providing life support for Alfie against his parents' wishes His parents Tom Evans and Kate James...

Pressure grows on Trump to keep Iran nuclear deal alive

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President Donald Trump on Monday to keep alive an international nuclear deal with Iran, with French President Emmanuel Macron due to urge him in person not to tear up the 2015 agreement Trump has said that unless European allies fix what he has called its “terrible flaws” by May 12, he will restore US economic sanctions on Tehran, which would be a severe blow to the pact Critics of the pact...

Inventor accused of sub murder 'could kill again'

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He told Copenhagen City Court that Madsen, 47, should be given a life sentence, which is usually an average of 16 years in Denmark However, should Madsen receive a sentence of 16 years or less, Mr Buch-Jepsen called for the defendant to be placed in "forvaring", or safe custody – a sentence with no definite time limit Image:Ms Wall had been interviewing Madsen about his submarine He said Madsen...

Stephen Lawrence Day to be held annually

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Image copyrightAFPA national day of commemoration for murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence will take place on 22 April every year, the prime minister has said It comes as the family of the black teenager attends the 25th anniversary memorial of his death in London The 18-year-old was killed in a racially-motivated attack in Eltham, south London, in 1993 Royal couple Prince Harry and Meghan Markle...

Trump under pressure to stand by Iran nuclear deal

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"You cannot make a trade war with your allies," Macron said in the Fox interview Macron also said there was no alternative plan to the agreement should it be shelved "We will make a decision based on our national security interests when the times comes," he told reporters in New York He later told CBS that one option was "resuming at a much greater speed our nuclear activities" Trump is required...

Dylan Hartley: England captain to miss South Africa tour with concussion

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Skipper Dylan Hartley has been capped 93 times by EnglandEngland captain Dylan Hartley has been ruled out of the summer tour of South Africa because of concussion The Northampton hooker has not played since sustaining a head injury in last month's Six Nations loss to Ireland Following specialist medical advice, the 32-year-old will now take an extended period of rest "It has been recommended that...

France's Macron visits Trump as Iran nuclear deal hangs in balance

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President Donald Trump not to tear up the 2015 deal between Tehran and six world powers Macron said on Sunday there was no “Plan B” for keeping a lid on Tehran’s nuclear ambitions European leaders should encourage Trump not just to stay in the nuclear deal, but more important to begin implementing his part of the bargain in good faith,” Zarif wrote on his Twitter account The deal reached between...

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