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Rough sleeper murder trial hears burn threat claim

Giles Metcalfe died from burns and smoke inhalation in a Tunbridge Wells car park in March.

Baby death: Tonbridge parents bailed

Paramedics could not revive the three-week-old, whose parents stand accused of his death.

Samim Bigzad: Asylum seeker flown back to London

The Home Secretary is accused of contempt of court after Samim Bigzad was flown to Kabul despite a High Court order.

Parsons Green bombing: Police get more time to question suspects

They are believed to be an 18-year-old Iraqi orphan and 21-year-old Yahyah Farroukh from Syria.

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Mexico: Strong earthquake topples buildings, killing scores

The tremor toppled buildings in the capital with many feared trapped in the rubble.

Hurricane Maria bears down on Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

"Evacuate," Puerto Rico's safety commissioner warned residents. "Otherwise, you're going to die."

Trump's first UN speech met with criticism from some leaders

The US president's first key speech at the UN was denounced by some member nations he had singled out.

Catalonia referendum: Spanish raid on Unipost deals blow to vote

Police discover a mass of documents directly related to the banned independence referendum.