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‘Wrong’ for Shard climber George King-Thompson to be locked up

Image copyright INSTAGRAM/@powers.of.passion Image caption George King-Thompson admitted being in breach of an injunction designed to deter trespassers The parents of a free-solo climber who scaled London’s Shard unaided say it was “very wrong” for him to be jailed. George King-Thompson was sentenced to six months in a young...

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Truth Hurts: Lizzo credits writer of ‘DNA test’ tweet

Image copyright Getty Images / Mina Lioness / Twitter “I just took a DNA Test, turns out I’m a credited writer for the number one song on Billboard.” That’s what British singer Mina Lioness tweeted after officially being credited as a writer on Lizzo’s song Truth Hurts. The row...

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Extinction Rebellion protesters target London Underground

Image copyright Extinction Rebellion Image caption Protesters glued themselves to the top of a train carriage at Shadwell station London Underground lines have been partially suspended as climate change protesters climbed on top of trains. The Jubilee Line and Docklands Light Railway were affected after incidents at Stratford, Canning...

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British IS fighters taken into US custody, says Trump

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionInterview with Islamic State ‘Beatles’ duo Two of the so-called “IS Beatles” have been taken out of Syria to “a secure location controlled by the US”, President Donald Trump has said. El Shafee Elsheikh and Alexanda Kotey are accused of being...

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