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Woman raises more than £225k for homeless man who gave her his last $20

A HOMELESS man who selflessly handed a woman his twenty dollars has been rewarded by an online crowdfunder that’s raised more than $300,000 (£225,000).

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Theresa May shakes hands with Donald Tusk on the sidelines of an Eastern Partnership Summit in Brussels. Picture: Christian Hartmann/AP

EU stands firm on Brexit deadline as Irish border remains unsolved

Theresa May has been given 10 days to offer further concessions on issues including the Brexit divorce bill and the complex matter of the Northern Irish border if she wants European Union leaders to agree to trade talks.

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Pistorius to remain in jail till at least 2023 for Steenkamp’s death

Oscar Pistorius has jail sentence doubled

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Egypt mosque terror attack: over 200 dead

More than 200 people have been killed after militants bombed a Sufi mosque and fired on worshippers in Egypt’s volatile Sinai Peninsula during Friday prayers.

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A Navy spokesperson said the search will continue until there is full certainty about the fate of the submarine, adding there was no sign the explosion might be linked to any attack. Pictures: AP Photo/Esteban Felix

Crew members of missing Argentine submarine feared dead

All 44 crew members on a missing Argentinian submarine are feared dead after the navy announced a sound thought to be an explosion had been detected.

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A military band parades during a rehearsal ahead of the presidential inauguration of Emmerson Mnangagwa in Harare. Picture: AP Photo/Ben Curtis

Fate of fallen Mugabe up in the air as new leader to be sworn in

As Zimbabwe prepared to swear in a new leader for the first time in 37 years, attention turned to the fate of Robert Mugabe and the wife who just days ago was poised to succeed him.

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Myanmar and Bangladesh have signed an agreement covering the return of Rohingya Muslims who fled. Picture: Allison Joyce/Getty Images

Deal signed to return Rohingya to their home

Myanmar and Bangladesh have signed an agreement covering the return of Rohingya Muslims who fled across their mutual border to escape violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state.

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The castle is thought to date back at least three millennia. Picture: Getty/YouTube

Video: Divers discover 3,000-year-old castle in Turkish lake

ARCHAEOLOGISTS have discovered the fortified remains of an ancient Iron Age civilisation hidden at the bottom of Lake Van in Turkey.

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Queensland Ambulance Service paramedic Graeme Cooper looks out at the ocean with the dying patient. Picture: Queensland Ambulance Service

Terminally ill patient gets dying wish to see the ocean

A patient who only had days to live was granted one last wish to be “at peace” by thoughtful paramedics.

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The statue at Blackfriars Priory School has now been covered up

Catholic school covers up statue after ‘suggestive’ complaints

A Catholic school has been forced to cover up a statue of a saint and a child over concerns it was sexually suggestive.

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The trial of  Ratko Mladi, former commander of the Bosnian Serb Army, began in 2012. Picture: UN International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia

Serb commander Ratko Mladic jailed for life by UN special court

Ratko Mladic, the former commander of the Bosnian Serb army, has been sentenced to life imprisonment after a United Nations special court found him guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity that it labelled as some of the “most heinous” in human history.

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The interior of a mosque after a deadly attack by a suicide bomber in Mub. Picture: AP Photo

Dozens die as suicide bomber targets mosque in Nigeria

A teenage suicide bomber has attacked worshippers as they gathered for morning prayers at a mosque in north-eastern Nigeria, killing at least 50 people, police said, in one of the region’s deadliest assaults in years.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, embraces Syrian President Bashar Assad as the pair met for talks at the Black Sea resort of Sochi. Picture: AP

Vladimir Putin tells Assad Moscow close to ending military action

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Robert Mugabe has resigned as president of Zimbabwe. Picture: ANNA ZIEMINSKI/AFP/Getty Images

Robert Mugabe resigns as president of Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe’s 37 years in power came to end last night as Zimbabwe’s parliament began moves to impeach one of Africa’s longest serving leaders.

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President Trump officially designated North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism. Picture: Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images

Donald Trump says US putting North Korea on terrorism blacklist

President Donald Trump has announced the US is putting North Korea’s “murderous regime” on America’s terrorism blacklist.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel says her pre-election pledge to serve another full term stands and she is ready to run again. Picture: Getty

‘Sceptical’ Angela Merkel says second poll better than minority rule

German Chancellor Angela Merkel could go back to the polls and force another election after saying she was “very sceptical” about leading a minority government if no coalition could be formed to run Europe’s biggest economy.

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Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe delivering a speech in Harare. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Impeachment orders begin after Robert Mugabe ignores calls to resign

Zimbabwe’s ruling party ordered impeachment proceedings to begin against longtime President Robert Mugabe last night and expressed confidence that he could be voted out within the next two days.

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Graffiti of Putin in Crimea. Picture: Yuri Lashov/Getty

Insight: How much can Vladimir Putin influence what we think and do?

In the hours that followed the terror attack on Westminster Bridge earlier this year, one image taken in the immediate aftermath began filling up Twitter feeds and Facebook timelines.

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Theresa May has been accused of failing to ask Donald Trump to halt extradition action against alleged computer hacker Lauri Love as MPs raised concerns he would be at high risk of suicide. Pictures: DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images

Theresa May accused of failing hacker Lauri Love over extradition

Theresa May has been accused of failing to ask Donald Trump to halt extradition action against alleged computer hacker Lauri Love as MPs raised concerns he would be at high risk of suicide.

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Robert Mugabe refuses to stand down in TV address

President Robert Mugabe ignored a midday deadline set by the ruling party to step down or face impeachment proceedings, while Zimbabweans vowed more protests to make him leave office.

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