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US promises crackdown after Manchester investigation leaks

US president Donald Trump was forced to calm a growing row between UK and US intelligence services after a series of leaks from the Manchester bombing investigation that infuriated investigators and hurt grieving families.

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Scots galleries chief slams Donald Trump’s cultural ignorance

The head of Scotland's National Galleries has hit out at US President Donald Trump's cultural ignorance.

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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is unfairly targeted by Leavers, says John Edward. Picture: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

John Edward: Anti-EU rhetoric makes Scotland look small

Barrett Deems was the drummer with Louis Armstrong’s All Stars and “the fastest ­drummer in the world”. ­Armstrong told him he was “the only guy in the world that makes coffee nervous”.

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Barcelona's football club former president Sandro Rosell arriving for a press conference to announce his resignation following an extraordinary board meeting at the club offices in Barcelona. 
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Former Barcelona president and wife detained by police

Former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell and his wife have been detained in connection with his businesses in Brazil, Spanish authorities said yesterday.

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US President Donald Trump  and First Lady Melania Trump lay a wreath during a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial museum. Picture: Getty

Trump calls Holocaust ‘the 
most savage crime against God’

President Donald Trump paid a short visit to Israel’s national Holocaust memorial yesterday, calling the Nazi extermination of six million Jews “the most savage crime against God and his children” during the most sensitive stop on his two-day visit to Israel.

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Manchester Arena attack: Watch Donald Trump condemn “evil losers”

President Donald Trump has condemned the deadly attack at a pop concert in Manchester as the act of “evil losers” and called on nations to band together to fight terrorism.

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Davidsons boss is in need of good advice. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty

Iain Keith: Davidson must tell May to help save the planet

They say a picture’s worth a thousand words. So when Theresa May was snapped holding hands with Donald Trump at the White House it told a clear story – May intends for the UK to walk hand in hand with Trump’s America. But with the G7 leaders meeting this week, the question is, how far will May really follow Trump?

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President Donald Trump visits the Western Wall, Monday, May 22, 2017, in Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Donald Trump denies mentioning Israel in meeting with Russians

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A report has warned just half a class of wine a day raises the risk of breat cancer.

Half a glass of wine a day ‘raises breast cancer risk’

Just half a glass of wine or a small beer a day increases the risk of breast cancer, a new report says.

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Dario Franchitti was robbed in the US. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Scots racing star Dario Franchitti robbed at gunpoint

Scottish racing driver Dario Franchitti has been robbed at gunpoint at a Taco Bell drive-through restaurant in the US.

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at his company's annual F8 developer conference in San Jose. Picture: AP

Facebook under fire over content moderation

Comments posted on Facebook about killing Donald Trump are banned by the social networking site – though violent threats against other people are often allowed to remain untouched, an investigation based on leaked guidelines has claimed.

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The Titanium consortium aims to tackle the use of blockchain in crimes such as the recent WannaCry ransomware attack. Picture: Yun Dong-jin/Yonhap via AP

Blockchain consortium seeks to tackle cyber crime

A €5 million (£4.3m) project, funded by the European Union, has been launched in a bid to prevent criminals and hackers from using blockchain technology to avoid the prying eyes of law agencies.

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United States President Donald Trump addresses the Arabic-Islamic American summit in Riyadh yesterday. Picture: Getty

Trump urges Muslim and Arab leaders to drive out extremists

DONALD Trump has urged Muslim countries to join his fight against terrorism in his first major foreign policy address as US president.

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a man passes a TV news screen in Seoul showing an image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Picture: AP

North Korea defies UN and fires missile in latest weapons test

North Korea fired another medium-range missile yesterday in its latest ballistics test.

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It is time for Donald Trumps own inner circle to take a stand for the country and instigate his removal. Picture: Getty Images

Ross Douthat: We have a child upon the throne

Donald Trump’s conduct shows that he does not understand the nature of the office or obligations he holds, says Ross Douthat

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Julian Assange rape investigation is dropped

The rape investigation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been dropped by Sweden’s Director of Public Prosecution.

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Actor Danny DeVito backs Jeremy Corbyn

Actor Danny DeVito backs Jeremy Corbyn

Hollywood star Danny DeVito has voiced his support for Jeremy Corbyn once again.

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Donald Trump is complaing of his treatment. Picture: AP

Donald Trump: FBI inquiry is ‘biggest witch-hunt in history’

US president Donald Trump has said the appointment of a special counsel to investigate allegations that his campaign collaborated with Russia to sway the 2016 election is “the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history”.

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1 dead, 20 injured after car hit pedestrians in Times Square

At least one person has died and around 20 more are injured after an out-of-control car ploughed into pedestrians in New York’s Times Square.

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