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Man in court accused of attempting to murder Salman Rushdie
A man has appeared in court in New York accused of attacking the author Sir Salman Rushdie. Hadi Matar, 24, of New Jersey, pleaded not guilty to a charge of attempted second degree murder.
Rushdie, 75, suffered a damaged liver, severed nerves in an arm and an eye, and was on a ventilator and unable to speak after the attack.
Young non-smokers told not to take up vaping by experts
Young non-smokers are being advised not to take up vaping.
Queen's cause of death given as 'old age' on death certificate
Queen Elizabeth II died of "old age", according to her death certificate, which has been released by the National Records of Scotland.
Government is undercutting UK institutions, says former Bank governor
Former Bank of England governor Mark Carney has accused the government of "undercutting" the UK's key economic institutions.
Liz Truss grilled by BBC local radio stations
Listen to some of the key moments from the prime minister’s first interviews since the mini-budget announcement.
Liz Truss interviews: Five key exchanges with prime minister
Liz Truss has been grilled in a string of BBC radio interviews - her first comments in a dramatic week that has seen a new mini-budget, the pound slump and the Bank of England f...
109-year-old Oxford woman 'has a bacon sandwich every day'
A woman who has turned 109 and was born while King George V was on the throne, still enjoys a bacon sandwich every day for breakfast.
Truss: Right to take decisive action to help people
The PM says her government needs to continue to "deliver economic growth, jobs and opportunities".
Transgender charity Mermaids under investigation
Transgender youth support charity Mermaids is under investigation by The Charity Commission over safeguarding concerns.
Striking barristers to vote on pay proposals
The government is offering barristers tens of millions of pounds in extra payments in a bid to end a strike which has seen record criminal court delays in England and Wales.
Liz Truss to attend first meeting of European nations club
Prime Minister Liz Truss has agreed to meet other European leaders at a new political "club of nations" next week.
The surprising power of internet memes
Is there more to internet memes than meets the eye? The science of these viral mash-ups reveals why they are so effective at spreading ideas and beliefs.
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