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WORLD

Wave of Taliban attacks leaves 74 dead in Afghanistan
Donald Trump speech: President preaches 'once-in-a-generation' tax plan to choir at Heritage Foundation
Breitbart writer claims women are using #MeToo campaign against sexual assault as 'status symbol'
John McCain says he'll block Trump's defence nominees until he gets more details on Afghanistan plan
Kurds face transformation of IraQ&Amp;apos;s political map as they lose territory in face of government advance

UK

Ophelia: Storm leaves 170,000 people in Ireland without power as it passes into North Sea
Brexit: Britain's mixed messages are confusing the EU, says Ireland's PM
Raqqa: Charities demand urgent help for Syrian city's refugees
British men suffering Islamophobic abuse because they 'look Muslim', reveals research
Labour challenge Tories to rebel over Universal Credit rollout

SPORTS

Anthony Joshua tells stand-in opponent Carlos Takam he now has 'golden ticket to shock the world'
Mauricio Pochettino hails Tottenham's psychological strength needed to compete with Real Madrid
Manchester City can rival Real Madrid and Barcelona for Champions League, claims Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp happy to 'make history' after record European away win in Maribor
James Milner's dominant performance in the heart of Liverpool's midfield gives Jurgen Klopp plenty to ponder

BUSINESS

UK's biggest holiday firm rebrands from Thomson to TUI
Amazon and eBay profiting from fraud by sellers who dodge VAT, MPs say
Sainsbury's to cut 2,000 jobs despite rise in sales
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney says inflation has further to rise after hitting highest level since 2012
Rarest of 50p coins are being sold for up to 100s on eBay

TECH

Google Calendar updated with modern look and much-needed new features
Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: How to download it now
Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2017: Best cheap laptop, Macbook and Chromebook deals
Ancient Egypt may have been brought down by volcanoes and climate change, researchers say
Pixel 2: Best and worst features of Google's new smartphones

SCI

Ancient Egypt may have been brought down by volcanoes and climate change, researchers say
Stellar collision: What we learnt from the spectacular, violent explosion of two stars deep in space
Two stars smash into each other deep in space: Pictures show how the greatest firework show in the universe looked


POLITICS

Brexit: Britain's mixed messages are confusing the EU, says Ireland's PM
Raqqa: Charities demand urgent help for Syrian city's refugees
Labour challenge Tories to rebel over Universal Credit rollout
Labour calls for public inquiry into vaginal mesh implants
Amber Rudd faces inquiry after 'abhorrent abuse' of immigrants at G4S detention centre

HEALTH

Instagram star Tuula Vintage starts GoFundMe for sick daughter with rare chromosome condition
Horrifying video shows crab eating food while being cooked alive
Google Calendar updated with modern look and much-needed new features
Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: How to download it now
IKEA predicts what our homes will look like in 30 years

ENTERTAIN

Man Booker Prize winner: George Saunders wins top award for 'Lincoln in the Bardo'
America's oldest and most successful jewel thief vows to give up life of crime after being busted in Walmart
Great British Bake Off episode 8 review: Dropped clangers in Forgotten Bakes week
Solo: Ron Howard unveils Star Wars spin-off's name and new details
A Woman of No Importance, Vaudeville Theatre, London, review: Eve Best is wonderfully moving
 
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