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Game of Thrones star Lena Headey claims Harvey Weinstein was 'furious' after she rejected his advances

Game of Thrones star Lena Headey has claimed Harvey Weinstein angrily marched her out of a hotel after she rejected his advances.

Johnson accuses rivals of 'trivialising' Libya over 'bodies' row

Boris Johnson has accused opponents of "trivialising" Libya's security situation as he came under fresh pressure over his controversial comments about the north African country.

Bill Clinton: Brexit impact may only just be dawning on some Leave voters

Bill Clinton has suggested that some people who voted for Brexit may only just be realising the consequences of their choice.

Raqqa broken in every sense after Islamic State occupation

The staggering observation when we were in Raqqa only recently was just how utterly, comprehensively wrecked it is.

China's Xi Jinping bids to consolidate power at Communist Party congress

China's Xi Jinping bids to consolidate power at Communist Party congress

China's Communist Party holds its five-yearly congress this week, with General Secretary Xi Jinping expected to consolidate his position as the country's most powerful leader in decades.

The enormous cost of Islamic State's demise in Raqqa

The enormous cost of Islamic State's demise in Raqqa

For three years, Raqqa was capital of the biggest, richest, and arguably most evil terrorist organisation the world has known.

Raqqa: Battle 'over' in Islamic State's Syrian capital

Raqqa: Battle 'over' in Islamic State's Syrian capital

Military operations have ended against Islamic State in its Syrian stronghold of Raqqa, say the Syrian Democratic Forces.

Pole dancing could become an Olympic event

Pole dancing could become an Olympic event

Pole dancing has officially been recognised as a sport - and organisers are hoping we could one day be seeing the acrobatic moves at the Olympics.

Catalan David vs Madrid Goliath: Why Carles Puigdemont could be playing for time

Catalan David vs Madrid Goliath: Why Carles Puigdemont could be playing for time

The first deadline passed on Monday and the Catalan leader did not state definitively: "I declare independence".

'Appalling' Anne Frank costume pulled by US Halloween fancy dress retailer

'Appalling' Anne Frank costume pulled by US Halloween fancy dress retailer

A US fancy dress retailer has removed an Anne Frank costume from its website following a huge backlash.

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Human remains found in crocodile after woman's death

Human remains found in crocodile after woman's death

Human remains have been found inside a 14ft-long crocodile believed to have killed an elderly woman.

Portugal and Spain wildfires: Newborn among dozens dead in hundreds of blazes

Portugal and Spain wildfires: Newborn among dozens dead in hundreds of blazes

A one-month-old baby is among at least 36 people confirmed dead in Portugal, along with three others in Spain, after parts of both countries were ravaged by hundreds of wildfires.

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