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The BGS said an event of this magnitude only occurs once every two to three years in the UK. It is the biggest event in the area since 1906 when a 5.2 magnitude quake hit. How have people in Cornwall described the quake? Shaking has been reported across south Wales, the south west of England and the Midlands. "It wasn't anything major, I think if I'd been moving I might not have felt it but because I was still I definitely felt the floor moving".
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    Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats

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    President Vladimir Putin is widely expected to win a fourth term. "To rush way ahead of the evidence being gathered by the police, in a fevered parliamentary atmosphere, serves neither justice nor our national security", Mr Corbyn wrote in the Guardian .
  • Putin Wins Russia's Presidential Election

    Putin Wins Russia's Presidential Election

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    Authorities struggled against voter apathy, putting many of Russia's almost 111 million voters under intense pressure to cast ballots. His lawyer Ivan Zhdanov said the actual national turnout at 1700 GMT, when polls closed in Moscow, was 55 percent, according to data collected by monitors.
  • On the campaign trail with Vladimir Putin

    On the campaign trail with Vladimir Putin

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    Voting starts in the far east of the vast Russian Federation at 8 am local time (2000 GMT on Saturday) and will roll westwards over 11 time zones, with polling booths in the Baltic enclave of Kaliningrad due to close at 1900 GMT on Sunday. Director of a former state fruit farm which he turned into a profitable business, Grudinin is Putin's most popular competitor. "I said, 'No, I'm not Russian - I'm Jewish, '" Gorin recalled Monday, 27 years after the exchange at John F.
  • Korea to talk with Sweden with U.S. detainees in focus

    Korea to talk with Sweden with U.S. detainees in focus

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    Sweden's prime minister told his country's news agency TT that "if the main actors want Sweden to play a role then we are ready to do that". It is one of the few western states with a diplomatic channel to the North Korean leadership and may be able to smooth out obstacles in the path of a summit meeting.
  • Russian opposition leader Navalny boycotts vote

    Russian opposition leader Navalny boycotts vote

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    Vladimir Putin has cast his ballot in the Russian presidential election, seeking a mandate for a fourth term. "I therefore ask you to come to the polling stations on Sunday, use your right to choose a future for the great Russian Federation that we love".
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    Putin rides Russia First wave toward election win By

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    The Democrats' letter also sounds an alarm about this year's midterm elections, warning that despite Putin's claims, Russian efforts are ongoing and must be taken seriously before November. In Brussels, Stoltenberg said the attack in Salisbury was "unacceptable". Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Moscow was greeting the sanctions calmly, but he warned that Russian Federation had already started "to prepare a response".
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    Ireland rugby team given heroes welcome at Dublin Airport

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    Stockdale's try saw him set a new record in the Six Nations era of seven in a Championship season and meant the 21-year-old Ulster wing now had 11 in just nine career Tests. "I think Bay of Plenty had been trying to win it for over 100 years and so that was the first really special one", the former Blues assistant coach said.
  • Russian spy: Moscow 'will expel British diplomats soon'

    Russian spy: Moscow 'will expel British diplomats soon'

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    ReutersBritish ambassador Laurie Bristow leaves the Soviet-era Russian Foreign Ministry in Moscow after being told of the sanctions. Russian Federation has refused Britain's demands to explain how Novichok, a nerve agent first developed by the Soviet military, was used against Sergei Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia, 33, who were found unconscious on a bench outside a shopping centre on March 4 in the southern English city of Salisbury.
  • 'Innocent bystander' dies after shooting at Toronto bowling alley

    'Innocent bystander' dies after shooting at Toronto bowling alley

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    She apparently was not acquainted with Ngo. Amar had been at the bowling alley with her husband and her younger sister. She was caught in the crossfire as she was leaving the premises. "Gunshots!' and I just started running outside like everyone else". "There's an arcade at the front of the bowling alley and there's children there", he said.
  • Putin on track for commanding win as Russians head to polls

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    What Putin looks to have won in this vote, against a hand-picked selection of seven opponents he was guaranteed to overwhelm at the polls, is another six-year term - after which, should he desire, another will no doubt be enabled by a simple vote of the Duma, which is utterly under his control.
  • Britain says Russia stockpiled nerve agent

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    Britain and Russian Federation have each expelled 23 diplomats over the attack, as relations between the two countries are crashing to a post-Cold-War low. Britain, the United States, Germany and France have jointly called on Russia to explain the attack, while US President Donald Trump has said it looks as if the Russians were behind it.
  • Mueller has sent questions for Trump to the White House

    Mueller has sent questions for Trump to the White House

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    Dowd, act like it". The president has long believed that Mueller's Russian Federation investigation is a partisan effort from Democrats to tarnish his presidency. "I see no cause when it comes to Mr. Mueller", Graham said on CNN. His Senate counterpart, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, has yet to comment on the ordeal.
  • The US and North Korea are meeting in Finland

    The US and North Korea are meeting in Finland

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    Pyongyang has yet to publicly comment on Trump's decision to meet Kim, which many assume shocked the North Koreans, who never expected the U.S.to move this fast on such a sensitive issue. The Swedes added Ri also visited the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute global security think tank for "off the record" talks with chairman Jan Eliasson and other senior officials on the situation in the Korean peninsula.
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    Putin has promised to use his new term to beef up Russia's defenses against the West and to raise living standards. Mr. Putin won 73.9% of the vote, according to state-run pollster VTsIOM. Russian Federation has also vowed to retaliate after the United States imposed new sanctions on the country this week over its reported cyberattacks and meddling in the 2016 presidential election .
  • Wales hang on to beat France and finish as runners-up

    Wales hang on to beat France and finish as runners-up

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    Wales were penalised for coming in at the side of the resulting ruck, but Trinh-Duc - with Machenaud having been substituted - missed a sitter of a penalty to sum up his less than average afternoon on the paddock. And it was France who made the brighter start with veteran outside-half Francois Trinh-Duc putting them into the lead with a well taken drop-goal inside four minutes.
  • Kremlin says response to Britain could come 'any minute'

    Kremlin says response to Britain could come 'any minute'

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    As relations between the two nations sank to a new post-Cold War low, almost two dozen Russian diplomats in London were packing their bags to leave Tuesday after an expulsion order from Britain. Until very recently, Mr Trump appeared to remain curiously in awe of Mr Putin, but U.S. officials have expressed outrage at the chemical attack in the United Kingdom, and a special prosecutor is reportedly advancing strongly in his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
  • Vladimir Putin posts landslide election victory but opponents allege voter pressure

    Vladimir Putin posts landslide election victory but opponents allege voter pressure

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    Over half of all Russian adults have already voted in Sunday's presidential election across the country's 11 time zones, with authorities reporting a higher turnout than the last ballot in 2012. Putin, speaking after winning a new term in a presidential election, said Russian Federation did not possess the military nerve agent British officials say was used in the attack, and if that toxin had been used, more people would have fallen victim.