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Missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370: Air search called off as new area of focus on ocean floor announced

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Legal highs to be banned in New Zealand within two weeks

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A photo made available by the Royal Australian Navy shows over one tonne of heroin seized after personnel from Australian navy ship Darwin boarded a suspicious vessel. The heroin is reported to have a street value of more than euros 194 million

Australian warship seizes a tonne of heroin worth £159 million in record drug bust

Sacks of heroin were concealed in bags of cement on a sailing boat

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Will Britons fighting in Syria be able to resume their lives?

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