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Kabul Dispatch: She’s a Force of Nature, and She Just Declared War on Peace With the Taliban
Kabul Dispatch: She’s a Force of Nature, and She Just Declared War on Peace With the Taliban

Laila Haidari’s popular Kabul restaurant, where men and women dine freely together, finances her drug treatment center. Now she has a new cause: fighting a peace deal with the Taliban.

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The monster beneath: Hidden below this seaside town is a fatberg the size of six double-decker buses
The monster beneath: Hidden below this seaside town is a fatberg the size of six double-decker buses

Sidmouth's behemoth fatberg, made up of wet wipes that have become tangled up in solidified cooking oil, is 210 ft long by 7 ft wide.

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Medics discovered cyclist had testicular cancer while treating his cuts and bruises after a crash
Medics discovered cyclist had testicular cancer while treating his cuts and bruises after a crash

When Ashley Mellon (pictured), 26, from Manchester, fell off his bike on the way to work, it didn’t just result in cuts and bruises – but an early cancer diagnosis that saved his life.

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JACK DOYLE: Principled? No, the hard Brexit mob just want to burn the house down 
JACK DOYLE: Principled? No, the hard Brexit mob just want to burn the house down 

JACK DOYLE: Mrs May, who wasn’t in the Commons to witness the defeat, had been beaten principally because 57 hardline Brexiteers in her own party had defied her and abstained.

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Church of England clears the way for first female Archbishop by rewriting laws
Church of England clears the way for first female Archbishop by rewriting laws

A sweep to remove potential barriers from the path of any woman promoted to the highest leadership of the CofE is to be carried out by the Church’s parliament later this month.

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Polo-playing ex-public schoolboy, 27, is charged with murder of three Exeter pensioners
Polo-playing ex-public schoolboy, 27, is charged with murder of three Exeter pensioners

Alexander Lewis-Ranwell (pictured) will appear at Exeter Magistrates' Court tomorrow accused of killing Anthony Payne, 80, and 84-year-old twins Dick and Roger Carter.

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Environment Secretary to unveil bottle deposit scheme in a victory for the Mail's war on plastic 
Environment Secretary to unveil bottle deposit scheme in a victory for the Mail's war on plastic 

A plastic bottle return scheme could start in Britain under new plans by Michael Gove. Similar schemes already operate across Europe, where deposits range from 5p to 22p.

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As Tramp turns 50, revel in the antics of a nightspot where royalty partied with abandon
As Tramp turns 50, revel in the antics of a nightspot where royalty partied with abandon

A 19-year-old Princess Anne’s enthusiastic dances are well-remembered and it was at Tramp that Prince Andrew first met Koo Stark. Tramp in London where it all happened has turned 50.

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Tourists relax as they are surrounded by rubbish washed ashore on Bali's Kuta beach 
Tourists relax as they are surrounded by rubbish washed ashore on Bali's Kuta beach 

Shocking images have emerged this week showing Bali's Kuta beach teeming with rubbish instead of tourists.

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India Blames Pakistan for Attack in Kashmir, Promising a Response
India Blames Pakistan for Attack in Kashmir, Promising a Response

Prime Minister Narendra Modi vows “a befitting reply” to the suicide bombing, which killed dozens of Indian soldiers. Pakistan has denied involvement.

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