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Australia pitches for Prince Harry stag night, honeymoon

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Australia’s tourism minister has made a shameless pitch to entice Prince Harry Down Under for his stag night or honeymoon, offering a James Bond-style “helicopter crawl” or seclusion in the Outback.
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‘Bookkeeper of Auschwitz’, 96, fit to serve jail term

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A former Nazi SS guard known as the “Bookkeeper of Auschwitz”, now 96, is fit to serve his four-year prison sentence, a German court ruled Wednesday, in an unprecedented decision more than 70 years after World War II.
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EU-Africa summit opens under shadow of migrant slave trade

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Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara called Wednesday for “all urgent measures” to end migrant slave trading in Libya as he opened an Europe-Africa summit meant to focus on long-term economic growth and stability.
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Norway to put up fence to stop reindeer slaughter

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Norway said Wednesday it would speed up the building of a fence along a railway in the far north of the country after scores of migrating reindeer were mowed down by trains.
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Politics

Britain ‘very close’ to agreeing Brexit bill

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Britain is “very close” to agreeing the size of its Brexit bill, Ireland’s EU commissioner said Wednesday, but reports that the divorce settlement could be up to 55 billion euros have angered both Brexiteers and europhiles.
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Sports

Froome targets Grand Tour slam in 2018 Giro

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Tour de France champion Chris Froome confirmed Wednesday he will race in next year’s Giro d’Italia from Jerusalem to Rome as he targets a treble of Grand Tour wins.
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