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Islamic State bombmaker hunted by Mosul snatch squads

The anti-terror operation that Iraqi security forces are facing is huge. It will also be a massive test of their abilities.

 

Traumatised Mosul children behead mud doll

In areas of Mosul cleared of Islamic State fighters life is returning to normal, but there are fears about the trauma suffered by children who have grown up under the militants.

 

New high-tech £1 coin to replace old pound in bid to tackle forgeries

The new 12-sided £1 coin will enter circulation on Tuesday, replacing the old round version after 30 years.

 

Pedestrian killed after being hit by car following police chase

A pedestrian has been killed after being hit by a car which drove through a red light following a police chase.

 

Showbiz News

Harry Styles teases first solo album after One Direction split

Former One Direction star Harry Styles has teased his first solo album, which is set to be released next month.

 

Vogue Williams 'still recovering' from Jump injury

Vogue Williams has said she is still recovering from a knee injury she suffered while training for TV show The Jump.

 

Star Wars star Carrie Fisher and mother Debbie Reynolds remembered

The lives of Star Wars star Carrie Fisher and her actress mother Debbie Reynolds have been celebrated at a public memorial.

 

Cheryl announces birth of first child with Liam Payne on Mother's Day

The pop star and former X Factor judge Cheryl has given birth to a baby boy.

 

Sports News

Scottish Muay Thai boxer Jordan Coe found dead in Thailand

A Scottish boxer has died in Thailand of suspected heatstroke.

 

Formula One: Sebastian Vettel beats Lewis Hamilton in first race of season

Sebastian Vettel has beaten Lewis Hamilton in the first race of the Formula One season in Australia.

 

Saturday Football And Rugby Results

The Terras drew at home whilst there were defeats for Dorchester and Bridport.

 

Alligator returns to give pro golfer fright

An alligator bravely dispatched from the fairway by an American golfer during the Arnold Palmer Invitational returned for a second day - and this time it stood firm.

 

Business News

Faster trains from Weymouth to London

From August the South West Trains franchise will be run by Chinese company MTR and First Group

 

Bank stress tests to probe plunge in foreign investment

UK banks will have to show they can withstand a drop-off in foreign investment under an expanded annual stress test in the wake of the Brexit vote.

 

Uber halts driverless car tests after vehicle rolls over in Arizona smash

Uber has suspended its self-driving car programme after a crash involving one of its vehicles.

 

FTSE 100 falls 1% as dollar weakens versus pound on Trump policy woes

Stock markets are taking a hit and the dollar has weakened over fears President Trump's promised US tax cuts and infrastructure spending will fail to get off the ground.

 

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