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Man's body pulled from Thames

A man's body has been pulled from the River Thames in central London.

Police were alerted at 10.50am on Saturday by a member of the public who spotted the body in the water near Vauxhall.

Scotland Yard said the death is being treated as unexplained.

The man has not been identified. A post-mortem examination will take place in due course.

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At least 30 dead in attacks on Syria security compounds

The attacks happened in Homs. Credit: ITV News

At least 30 people have been killed in two attacks in the Syrian city of Homs, officials in the country have said.

Two security compounds a mile apart were attacked by at least six assailants, two of whom detonated explosive vests, according to state TV.

Reports on the number of dead varied, with the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group saying at least 42 security officers were dead.

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