Memorial plaque unveiled at Perth station for IS victim David Haines

A permanent memorial to murdered aid worker David Haines has been created in Perth.

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Pop star Katy Perry takes a selfie for fans as she campaigns for Hillary Clinton in Nevada at the weekend. Picture: Getty

Trump sets out agenda for White House and suing sex claim women

Donald Trump is laying out an ambitious agenda for his first 100 days as president but pointedly noting that he will find time to sue the numerous women who have accused him of groping and other unwanted sexual behaviour.

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Iraqi forces wear gas masks for protection after IS jihadists torched Mishraq sulphur factory, near the Qayyarah base, about 30 kilometres south of Mosul. Picture: Getty

IS attack Iraqi town to divert attention from Mosul offensive

Islamic State (IS) forces have launched an attack in Iraq on a town in western Anbar province in an apparent attempt to divert attention from the government’s offensive on Mosul.

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Japanese police investigate the site of an explosion at a park in Utsunomiya. Picture: Getty

Deadly blasts in Japanese city may have been suicide

Two apparent explosions have hit the Japanese city of Utsunomiya back-to-back, killing one person and injuring three others in what police are viewing as a possible suicide.

Clinton hunts for votes in Ohio as Trump campaigns in Pennsylvania. Picture: Robyn Beck/Getty

I’ll heal divided America, says Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton’s campaign is increasingly preparing for the possibility that Donald Trump may never concede the US presidential election should she win, a development that could enormously complicate the crucial early weeks of her preparations to take office.

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Boris Johnson, who has called for street protests against Russia. Picture: Getty

Insight: Britain and Russia go back to Cold War

The pall of the Cold War spread across the English Channel on Friday. The Admiral Kuznetsov, Russia’s only aircraft carrier, along with its escort battle group, sailed through with ships of the Royal Navy “man-marking them every step of the way”.

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The Jungle refugee camp at Calais. Picture: PA

Volunteers fear new migrant camps could follow ‘Jungle’ demolition

Unofficial migrant camps are likely to grow in northern France in the wake of next week’s planned demolition of the “Jungle” shanty-town in Calais, British aid volunteers fear.

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A Donald Trump supporter shouts at the media during a town hall meeting in South Carolina. There are concerns that things could turn ugly if Trump loses.  Picture: Getty Images

Ross Douthat: Trump afterlife could be ugly

Even if defeat does not end in angry confrontations, the Republican candidate will still haunt his countryn says Ross Douthat

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Services have been restored after Twitter and Spotify were hit by cyber attacks. Picture: iStock

Cyber attacks knock Twitter and Spotify offline

A cyber attack that left Twitter and Spotify among a host of websites knocked offline has been resolved, the subject of the attack has claimed.

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Nintendo's Switch console will be released in March. Picture: Contributed

Nintendo takes on Sony and Microsoft with new console

Nintendo has revealed its next video games platform, the Switch, which combines both a console and a handheld system for the first time.

Alain Juppe, French presidential candidate. Picture:  AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCELOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images

Alain Juppe says Calais migrant checks should return to UK

The frontrunner in the French presidential race has said he would tear up a treaty allowing UK border officials to carry out migration checks in Calais.

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The UK has allowed entry to just 300 fleeing migrants, compared to Germanys offer of a home to 600,000. Picture: AP

Joyce McMillan: Sinister creep of racism blights UK

Our tolerant country is turning into a nasty place to live as we argue over helping refugees, says Joyce McMillan

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BAT already owns 42.2% of US group Reynolds. Picture: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Tobacco giant BAT eyes £38bn merger with Camel owner

British American Tobacco (BAT) has proposed a $47 billion (£38bn) merger with US tobacco firm Reynolds, the maker of Camel and Pall Mall.

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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York, and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner  AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images

Trump and Clinton trade caustic barbs as roast turns bitter

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton traded sharp barbs and brutal takedowns at an annual charity dinner in New York.

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Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov. Picture: Getty

Royal Navy warships to monitor Russian aircraft carrier

Two Royal Navy destroyers have been sent to meet Russian warships that are reportedly planning to take part in a final assault on Aleppo, Syria.

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Donald Trump pictured during last night's debate. Picture: Getty Images

This is why everyone is talking about ‘bigly’ this morning

You may have noticed ‘bigly’ is trending on both Twitter and Google today.

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Police handouts of 10 British criminals wanted for a variety of offences. Jonathan Kelly is second from left in the bottom row. Picture: PA

Scot among 10 ‘most wanted’ criminals in hiding in Spain

A Scot wanted for a string of violent crimes is among ten British criminals thought to be hiding in Spain.

Donald Trump refused to say if he would accept the result of the US election. Picture: AP

Donald Trump refuses to say if he’ll accept election result

Donald Trump has refused to say if he will accept the result of the US presidential election if he loses, as he clashed with Hillary Clinton in their final head-to-head debate.

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Iraqis from near Mosul carry a white flag as they approach security forces who liberated their village from Islamic State. Picture: AFP/Getty

Leader comment: Winning hearts and minds is the key to Mosul’s future

The eyes of the world are on Mosul where Islamic State are fighting to maintain their stronghold as government troops move in from the south and get closer by the hour.

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Mars probe was sending a signal through the majority of the descent phase, but it stopped at a certain point believed to be just before landing. Picture: PA

Concern growing for Mars probe after signal lost

Concern was growing last night over an attempt by the European Space Agency (ESA) to land a probe on Mars after scientists revealed the signal had been lost.

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