UK & Europe

'There is NO TRUTH to the rumour' - JK Rowling shuts down whispers of a Harry Potter movie trilogy

But the writer who revealed speculation insists Warner Bros is considering the movies.

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The Geraldine driver has withdrawn from the Monte Carlo rally after he fatally crashed into a spectator.

Hayden Paddon uses statement to warn spectators after Monte Carlo tragedy: 'We all want to enjoy a good show and go home'

A spectator died yesterday morning after Paddon's vehicle went out of control on black ice.

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It's estimated 30 people died in the avalanche which buried Hotel Rigopiano under the snow.

Up to 10 people found alive in the rubble at Italy hotel after deadly avalanche

It's estimated 30 people were trapped inside the hotel when the avalanche hit on Thursday.

Rolf Harris accused of 'opportunistic grope' at BBC party, trial hears

A woman told a UK court Harris looked at her with "vacant" eyes during the alleged sexual assault.

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Firefighters were called to the home in Carpignano, Italy, when the couple realised they couldn't leave their home.

Elderly couple rescued after blizzard traps them in Italian home

Firefighters were called to the home in Carpignano, Italy, when the couple realised they couldn’t leave their home.

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Murray Michie was awarded the Royal Humane Society of New Zealand’s Silver Medal for his remarkable efforts.

Man who saved family from burning car in Manawatu honoured with international bravery award

Murray Michie is the first New Zealander in 50 years to get the UK bravery award.

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Rescue workers can be seen making their way to the ski resort in Abruzzo where dozens are feared dead

Aerial footage shows desolate scene of Italy hotel blanketed by deadly avalanche

Rescue workers on skis reported no signs of life as they searched for around 30 people believed trapped inside.

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The Hyundai driver is hoping to improve on a stellar season last year.

Hayden Paddon launching WRC campaign in icy Monte Carlo conditions

The Hyundai driver is hoping to improve on a stellar season last year.

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The British Prime Minister says she doesn’t expect failure as she negotiates Britain's departure from the EU.

British PM already discussing future trade ties with NZ, Australia and India

May said Britain is looking to strike trade deals with "old friends" and "new allies."

'The last thing I'd expected to happen' - Rolf Harris accused of groping 13-year-old

Two woman have told a London Court of alleged sexual assaults at hands of Harris when they were teens.

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Russia extends residence permit for Edward Snowden for 'a couple of years'

The announcement comes as Barack Obama has commuted the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning.

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Auschwitz museum asks Germans, Austrians to donate evidence

It's promised to guarantee the anonymity of any donors.

Students and teachers stand outside a highschool after it was evacuated following three earthquakes which hit central Italy in the space of an hour, shaking the same region that suffered a series of deadly quakes last year, in Rome, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. (Massimo Percossi/ANSA via AP)

Central Italy rocked by four strong quakes within a few hours

There were no immediate reports of casualties.

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Pet-owners lined up around the block to wait for a priest who stood at the entrance of the building to sprinkle holy water on their animals.

Video: Cats, birds and turtles blessed with holy water in Spanish church

People lined up with their pets in a tradition dating back 1700 years.

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'He's a fraud'- woman tells London court of alleged sexual assault by Rolf Harris when she was 16

The woman who was an aide to Harris for a day alleges he assaulted her in the back of a taxi.

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The British Prime Minister says she doesn’t expect failure as she negotiates Britain's departure from the EU.

British PM fronts Brexit: 'Let's get on with it'

Theresa May made a speech today clarifying some of the points of contention over the exit deal.

Ukraine files case against Russia at UN's highest court

Russia is accused of illegally annexing Crimea and illicitly funding separatist rebel groups in Ukraine.

CORRECTING DATE TO JAN 16 - Reina club attacker after being caught by Turkish police in Istanbul, late Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.  Turkish media reports say police have caught the gunman who killed 39 people at an attack on a nightclub in Istanbul during New Year's celebrations, detained during a police operation. (Depo Photos via AP)

Istanbul nightclub gunman captured after more than two weeks on run

Istanbul's governor says the suspect is a well-educated terrorist who clearly carried out the attack in the name of ISIS.

CORRECTING DATE TO JAN 16 - Reina club attacker after being caught by Turkish police in Istanbul, late Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.  Turkish media reports say police have caught the gunman who killed 39 people at an attack on a nightclub in Istanbul during New Year's celebrations, detained during a police operation. (Depo Photos via AP)

Suspect in New Year's day Istanbul nightclub massacre arrested

Thirty-nine people were killed in the massacre.

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A snap election has been called in Northern Ireland after a Sinn Fein member resigned last week.

Snap election called as Northern Ireland's unity government crumbles

A Sinn Fein member slammed DUP's "scandal after scandal".

Blind woman bent Rolf Harris' fingers while fighting back during alleged sexual assualt, court hears

The woman described the now disgraced Harris as "like a hawk pouncing on his prey".

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The two-month old cub is the first to be born in German zoo in 20 years.

Watch: It's a boy! Super cute baby polar bear wriggles as he's checked out by vets at Berlin Zoo

The two-month old cub is the first to be born in German zoo in 20 years.

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Three people were killed and at least three others were wounded in the explosion near Dicle University.

Three cops killed by roadside bomb in southeast Turkey

A report has blamed the attack on militants of the outlawed Kurdistan Worker's Party, or PKK.

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At least 32 people died when the cargo plane crashed into the residential area south of Bishkek, with a number of children reported to be among the victims.

At least 32 dead after plane crashes into village in Kyrgyzstan

Up to 15 people were killed on the ground after the cargo plane crashed into a village.

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The President-elect says he believes the UK is "doing great" since voting to leave the EU.

'I thought the UK was so smart in getting out' - Donald Trump gushes over Brexit vote

The President-elect says he believes the UK is "doing great" since voting to leave the EU.

Graphic video: Screaming UK cop fends off hammer-wielding killer with baton before he attacks another cop

A Taser initially failed to subdue the man who was intent on harming the officers.

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If you've got the spare cash, the Ferrari runs perfectly and has the looks to match.

World's most expensive car could be yours for $77m

If you've got the spare cash, the classic Ferrari runs perfectly and has the looks to match.

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Snowboarders in Russia have started horsing around with a new sport where they’re dragged behind galloping horses in the snow.

Russian snowboarders horse around with a new extreme winter sport

The pioneers of 'horseboarding' insist it is more fun than skiing.

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