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Gunmen attack Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel

A luxury Kabul hotel is under siege as gunmen and suicide attackers entered the building, killing and taking guests hostage.

US Government deadlock as Republicans and Democrats in blame game

Donald Trump will not negotiate with his rivals over the US government shutdown until they "stop playing games", the White House has insisted.

Canadian billionaires were 'murdered', say private detectives

A leading tycoon who made billions in the pharmaceutical business was murdered along with his wife, private investigators hired by the couple's children have claimed.

Russian police find crocodile in basement during weapons search

Police got a nasty surprise when they were searching a home for weapons - and found a crocodile in the basement.

Ice Maidens become first all-female group to cross Antarctica

Six British soldiers have become the first all-female group to cross the Antarctic using nothing but muscle power.

Winter Olympics 2018: North Korea will send 22 athletes to South Korea for five events

North Korea will send 22 athletes to next month's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang where they will join South Korean teammates as they march together at the opening ceremony, organisers say.

Undersea volcanoes from millions of years ago found off Australia's coast

Scientists have discovered volcanoes from millions of years ago under the sea south of Australia.

Trump hits out as US government shuts down over failed budget talks

Donald Trump has blamed Democrats for the failure of budget talks that have forced the US government to shut down.

Australia bushfires: 1,000 flee Royal National Park in Sydney

Around 1,000 people were reportedly forced to flee from an Australian national park as two bushfires burned out of control.

Facebook to fight 'fake news' by asking users to rank trust in media outlets

Facebook has unveiled its latest bid to fight the spread of "fake news" by allowing users to rank trustworthy media outlets.

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Blood test for cancer detects eight different types of tumour

Blood test for cancer detects eight different types of tumour

The medical holy grail of a blood test for cancer has moved a step closer after a US trial of a new technique detected eight different kinds of tumour.

Police in South Dakota 'find body of drunk driver's mother' in car boot

Police in South Dakota 'find body of drunk driver's mother' in car boot

Police who arrested a man for drink-driving say they got a nasty surprise when they found his mother's body in his car.

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Police lift cordon in Salisbury city centre

Thursday 18th January, 2018

Officers sealed off Blue Boar Row while they dealt with a 'suspicious package'.

'Police incident' in Salisbury city centre

Thursday 18th January, 2018

Officers sealed off Blue Boar Row while they dealt with a 'suspicious package'.

SALISBURY INCIDENT: Warning of rush hour travel disruption

Thursday 18th January, 2018

Roads, buses, motorists, all facing a nightmare journey home this afternoon (18th Jan) as a result of 'major incident' in Salisbury city centre.

Investigations into Salisbury 'suspect package' ongoing

Friday 19th January, 2018

Police are still assessing the package found at the city's main post office, but say it's 'no longer a threat'.

'SUSPECT PACKAGE': No offences committed

Friday 19th January, 2018

Police have told Spire FM that they're now satisfied there's nothing untoward about the incident at Winchester Street's post office.

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