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David Cameron: Britain will take thousands of refugees fleeing Syria
The Norwegian Siem Pilot ship carrying to Italy hundreds of migrants rescued in several operations in the Mediterranean (AP)

David Cameron: Britain will take thousands of refugees fleeing...

Britain is to take "thousands more" refugees fleeing the fighting in Syria while providing an additional £100 million to support the millions of displaced people in the region, David Cameron has announced.

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Wayne Rooney: Breaking England goalscoring record would be really proud moment

Wayne Rooney: Breaking England goalscoring...

Wayne Rooney is hoping to put a frustrating start to the season behind him by finally usurping Sir Bobby Charlton as England's all-time leading goalscorer.

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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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Star Wars fans awaken early for 'Force Friday'

Star Wars fans awaken early for 'Force...

Hundreds of Star Wars fans kept the force awake into the night as they queued to be the first to get their hands on toys from the sci-fi saga's new film.

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