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Putin to reduce defence spending in fourth termVladimir Putin has called for political unity as he starts his fourth term as president of Russia. [...]

Abbas calls US ambassador to Israel 'son of a dog'The Palestinian president has called the US ambassador to Israel a "son of a dog" in an attack on Donald Trump's policies. [...]

Breakthrough Brexit transition deal revealedA "significant step" has been made in Brexit negotiations after a breakthrough deal was reached on the transition period. [...]

Father of UK woman killed in Syria 'desolate'The grieving father of a young woman killed by a Turkish airstrike in Syria has told Sky News how proud he is of his "principled" daughter. [...]

Litvinenko's wife misses mother she cannot seeThe wife of Alexander Litvinenko has told Sky News she is devastated she cannot return to Russia to see her family over fears for her safety. [...]

Glee star's outrage over 'abused dog' on film setA dog was whipped "into a frenzy" and thrown into an icy river in a locked cage for a scene in a film, a whistleblower has claimed. [...]

Cirque du Soleil performer falls to his deathA Cirque du Soleil performer has died after falling onto a stage at a weekend show in Florida. [...]

Viagra could cut risk of bowel and colon cancerDrugs designed to address erectile dysfunction could also significantly reduce the risk of colorectal cancers, new research suggests. [...]

'Drivel, rubbish, nonsense': Putin denies poison claimsVladimir Putin has dismissed claims that Russia was behind the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal in Salisbury as "nonsense". [...]

Boy shoots sister in row over game controllerA nine-year-old boy has shot his sister in the back of the head in an argument over a video game controller. [...]