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Sagrada Familia gets building permit 130 years too late
The iconic Sagrada Familia basilica in Barcelona has agreed to pay $41m (£31m) to authorities after going without a building permit for more than 130 years.
China economic growth slowest since global crash
China's economy has grown at its slowest pace since the global financial crisis as the trade war with the US and moves to tackle mounting debt start to bite.
Hate preacher Anjem Choudary released from jail
Hate preacher Anjem Choudary has been released from prison, according to Sky sources.
Ban petrol and diesel car sales by 2032, urge MPs
A ban on sales of new petrol and diesel cars and vans should be brought forward by eight years to 2032 to encourage the take-up of electric vehicles , MPs have said.
FA 'appalled' by social media abuse of Karen Carney
The FA has called on the police and social media firms to do more to tackle online abuse after England and Chelsea midfielder Karen Carney was subjected to rape and death threats.
Barefoot on the beach! Harry and Meghan hit Bondi
Harry and Meghan have arrived at Sydney's Bondi Beach in the latest stop on their tour of Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific.

 


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Overton and Shenton wed in secret after Oscar win
Oscar winners Chris Overton and Rachel Shenton have revealed that they married secretly "not that long ago".
Which Disney heroine is the greatest role model?
What are the prerequisites for a Disney heroine? If the classic films are anything to go by, it's Bambi eyes, a mane of glossy hair and a happy ending involving a prince.
Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret to be adapted for film
In the '70s and '80s, Judy Blume's young adult books addressing issues such as sex, periods and bras were considered very much taboo - and they were loved all the more for it by millions of teenage girls.
Banksy reveals he meant to shred entire £1m painting
Street artist Banksy has posted a new video about the shredding of his famous Girl With Balloon painting, implying that it was supposed to have been completely destroyed in the stunt.

 


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