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Angela Merkel speaks on the future of Europe in the European Parliament – watch live | Guardian News

Angela Merkel speaks on the future of Europe in the European Parliament – watch live | Guardian News

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German chancellor Angela Merkel addresses European Parliament in Strasbourg in debate on the future of Europe. Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► Today in Focus podcast ► Support the Guardian ► The Guardian YouTube network: The Guardian ► Owen Jones talks ► Guardian Football ► Guardian Sport ► Guardian Culture ►
Moment rocket hits Hamas-run television building in Gaza strip | Guardian News

Moment rocket hits Hamas-run television building in Gaza strip | Guardian News

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Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza have locked themselves into an escalating firefight, launching scores of bombings and reprisal attacks in violence sparked by a botched Israeli special forces raid miles inside Gaza on Sunday evening. The Israel Defence Forces (IDF) said it had blown up sites used for civilian purposes, such as the Hamas-run television building Al-Aqsa and a structure it said was used for military purposes but also housed a kindergarten.
Man ‘pushed’ into traffic on busy London street | Guardian News

Man ‘pushed’ into traffic on busy London street | Guardian News

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CCTV footage released by City of London police on Tuesday appears to show a 57-year-old man being shoved into the road on New Bridge Street, leading to Blackfriars Bridge. A taxi narrowly missed the man, who fell face down and sustained grazes to his hands and arms. He was also dazed briefly. The man and another pedestrian had brushed shoulders and exchanged words moments earlier, officers said. They are appealing for help to trace the suspect and have also released a photo of him
Arizona has rejected petty political attacks, says Democrat Kyrsten Sinema | Guardian News

Arizona has rejected petty political attacks, says Democrat Kyrsten Sinema | Guardian News

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Democratic representative Kyrsten Sinema speaks about the importance of rising above personal rivalries after beating Republican Martha McSally to take Arizona's open US Senate seat. She said: 'Arizona rejected what has become far too common in our country, name-calling, petty, personal attacks and doing and saying whatever it takes just to get elected. It’s dangerous and it lessens who we are as a country, but Arizona proved there is a better way forward.' She also paid tribute to 'irreplaceable' senator John McCain, saying 'his example shines a light on our way forward.' The race between Sinema and McSally was one of the most closely watched in the nation. Sinema is a former liberal activist who became a centrist member of Congress. Her win follows years of Democratic shutouts at the st
Sinkhole swallows woman in China | Guardian News

Sinkhole swallows woman in China | Guardian News

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A woman is lucky to be alive after being swallowed whole by a sinkhole that opened up beneath her feet. In the CCTV video captured in Lanzhou City in Gansu Province on Sunday, the pavement suddenly collapses as the woman walks along. She is seen disappearing into the hole. According to reports, the woman was rescued and sent to hospital. Her ribs were broken but her life was in no danger. The case was being investigated by authorities.
‘It wasn’t rain, it was bullets’: Justin Trudeau’s tribute to war dead – archive video | Guardian News

‘It wasn’t rain, it was bullets’: Justin Trudeau’s tribute to war dead – archive video | Guardian News

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Amid the furore over the cancellation of Donald Trump's trip to the American military cemetery in Belleau, France, due to wet weather, a clip has resurfaced of the Canadian prime minister in rain-soaked Dieppe last year. As Justin Trudeau paid tribute to the service personnel who were killed during the second world war, he took down his umbrella and told onlookers: 'As we sit here in the rain, thinking how uncomfortable we must be … it's all the more fitting that we remember on that day, in Dieppe, the rain wasn't rain – it was bullets' Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► Trump cancels US cemetery visit amid diplomatic embarrassment ► Today in Focus podcast ► Support the Guardian ► The Guardian YouTube network: The Guardian ► Owen Jones talks ► Guardian Football ► Guardian