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Trump defends nominee over sex assault claims

Trump defends nominee over sex assault claimsDonald Trump has cast doubt on sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Leak reveals airport safety risks of ‘no-deal’ Brexit

Leak reveals airport safety risks of ‘no-deal’ BrexitEuropean airports have privately warned that a “no-deal” Brexit would cause “major disruption and heightened safety risks”, Sky News has learned.

US doctor and girlfriend charged with drug rapes

US doctor and girlfriend charged with drug rapesA doctor who appeared on a dating show has been charged with drugging and sexually assaulting two women with his girlfriend – and police suspect there may be many more victims.

North Korea ‘agrees to close missile test site’

North Korea ‘agrees to close missile test site’North Korea dictator Kim Jong Un has vowed to permanently dismantle a missile test site and a launch pad after talks with South Korea.

Idlib safe zone deal ‘prevents humanitarian crisis’

Idlib safe zone deal ‘prevents humanitarian crisis’A deal to set up a demilitarised zone in Syria’s Idlib province has prevented a “humanitarian crisis”, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said.

Merkel removes spy chief to quell racism row

Merkel removes spy chief to quell racism rowGermany’s leader Angela Merkel has removed her spy chief to end a row over immigration which threatened to destroy her fragile coalition.

Bert and Ernie are not gay, says Sesame Street

Bert and Ernie are not gay, says Sesame StreetThe makers of Sesame Street have denied that the classic characters Bertie and Ernie are homosexuals.

Egypt hotel deaths: Pair moved grandchild to another room

Egypt hotel deaths: Pair moved grandchild to another roomA British couple who died while on holiday in Egypt moved their granddaughter out of their room when she complained of a “musty smell” that made her feel unwell, an inquest has heard.

EU scraps Ireland lawsuit in Apple ‘state aid’ case

EU scraps Ireland lawsuit in Apple ‘state aid’ caseThe EU is no longer planning to sue Ireland over its failure to recover €14.3bn (£12.7bn) in back taxes and interest from Apple after the company handed over the money.

UN inquiry: Atrocities against Rohingya ‘hard to fathom’

UN inquiry: Atrocities against Rohingya ‘hard to fathom’UN officials looking into abuse against Rohingyas says the level of brutality carried out by Myanmar’s military is “hard to fathom”.