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Police block refugee access to Budapest station for second day

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Hungarian Police have blocked the entrance to Budapest train station for a second day as part of efforts to stop thousands of refugees and economic migrants from boarding trains to Germany.

This morning, migrants chanting "Germany, Germany" began to gather outside the station buildings, joining hundreds more in what is becoming a transit zone for those fleeing conflict in the middle east and Africa.

Around 3,000 migrants are at Keleti station in the Hungarian capital. Police say that "citizen patrols" are helping them keep order in the area.

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Thousands of migrant slept outside the station last night, after failing to board trains to Austria and Germany yesterday.


Thai bombing: Suspect's fingerprints 'match' on bomb-making material

The fingerprints of one of the arrested suspects in last month's deadly Bangkok bombing match those found on "bomb-making material", Thailand police have said.

Eurostar sends empty train to collect stranded passengers

Passengers wrapped in thermal foil blankets given out by emergency services after their Eurostar train was stranded at Calais Station Credit: Reuters

Eurostar has sent an empty train to Calais to collect passengers stranded following disruption to services overnight.

Apologising for the disruption, Eurostar tweeted that the train would be arriving by 8am local time.


Weather: Thundery downpours with sunny spells

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It will be another day of sunshine and scattered showers across the UK, which will be locally heavy and thundery at times, particularly across England and Wales.

It will feel cool with a brisk northerly wind, with the risk of coastal gales in the far north-east of Scotland.

Temperatures reaching highs of 19C.

Andy Murray beats Nick Kyrgios in first round of US Open

Andy Murray celebrates his win Credit: Reuters

Andy Murray has reached the second round of the US Open with a four-set win over Nick Kyrgios.

Australian Kyrgios produced a typically explosive display under the lights of Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York but Murray's touch and precision were a class above as he won 7-5; 6-3; 4-6; 6-1.

Murray has now won all four of his meetings against Kyrgios, including three at grand slams this year, and the Scot will now face France's Adrian Mannarino in round two.

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