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Rain from Dennis has caused rivers to break their banks and severe flooding in parts of the UK.
Rain from Dennis has caused rivers to break their banks and severe flooding in parts of the UK.

China says new virus cases slowing down

US passengers have disembarked from a cruise ship off Japan to fly home after two weeks in quarantine, as China says its measures have at last slowed the spread of the coronavirus.

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Virus spreads on cruise ship off Japan

Hundreds of passengers are preparing to evacuate from a cruise ship after spending two weeks under quarantine off Japan due to the coronavirus.

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Two killed in car bomb attack in Syria

A car bomb attack by the Kurdish YPG militia has killed two people and wounded five in the northeast Syrian town of Tel Abyad, near the Turkish border, the Turkish Defence Ministry says.

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Wales bears the brunt as Dennis hammers UK

Storm Dennis has hammered Britain, bringing a month's worth of rain in just 48 hours to parts of South Wales, which bore the brunt of the severe weather.

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Sanders says Bloomberg won't excite voters

Former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg won't generate the "excitement and energy" needed to win the White House, US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says

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UK's Love Island returns after host death

British broadcaster ITV says its popular reality show Love Island will return after it was taken off air following the death of former presenter Caroline Flack.

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Margot Robbie flags LA dinner with royals

Margot Robbie says she would love to have dinner with Prince Harry and Meghan in Los Angeles, describing the Duke of Sussex as "a great guy".

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Australian Associated Press