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Council chiefs call for resources to cope with influx of Syria refugees
Rescued migrants on the deck of the Norwegian Siem pilot ship as they approach the Italian port of Cagliari (AP)

Council chiefs call for resources to cope with influx of Syria...

Council chiefs have warned David Cameron that he must make resources available to support essential public services if Britain is to open its doors to a new wave of Syrian refugees.

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Hungary sends buses to take migrants to Austrian border

Hungary sends buses to take migrants to...

Hungary is to send a fleet of buses to the main Keleti train station in Budapest and to the M1 highway heading to Vienna after hundreds of migrants decided to stop waiting for permission to get on trains and set off for Austria on foot.

Business news

Markets slump after US jobs data

Markets slump after US jobs data

The FTSE 100 Index ended the week down after US jobs figures left traders anxious about the lingering possibility of an interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve later this month.

Technology news

Risks of large circle of online 'friends' revealed

Risks of large circle of online...

People who have large followings on social networks like Facebook are at greater risk of psychological and reputational harm than those with a close circle of online friends, research has suggested.

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Strictly Come Dancing returns with 15 celebrities vying for glitterball

Strictly Come Dancing returns with 15...

Strictly Come Dancing is set to bring the sequins and sparkle back to our TV screens tonight, as the new series returns to BBC One at 7.15pm.

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