The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall announce visit three years after trip to mark the Queen’s diamond jubilee

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla will visit Australia and New Zealand in November, their second trip to the Antipodes together.

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall last visited in November 2012 to mark the Queen’s diamond jubilee, Clarence House said in a statement on Friday, announcing the upcoming visit.

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Lieutenant commander in South Korean counter-espionage body accused of handing classified data to suspected spy while studying in China

A South Korean navy officer has been arrested for allegedly leaking military secrets to China, a defence ministry spokesman said on Saturday.

A lieutenant commander assigned to the Defense Security Command faces charges that he handed over classified information to a suspected Chinese agent while studying in China from 2009 to 2012.

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By Agence France-Presse

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The president of the faith’s highest governing body dies in Salt Lake City

Mormon leader Boyd K. Packer, president of the faith’s highest governing body, has died at the age of 90.

Packer died on Friday afternoon at his home in Salt Lake City from natural causes, according to church spokesman Eric Hawkins.

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By Associated Press in Salt Lake City

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Islamic State militants blamed by rivals for explosion in town of Ariha

An explosion at a mosque in Syria’s Idlib province on Friday killed at least 25 members of the al-Qaida linked al-Nusra Front, the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said.

The blast in the town of Ariha in north-western Syria went off as members of the al-Nusra Front gathered at the mosque for iftar, the meal with which Muslims break their fast during the holy month of Ramadan.

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By Reuters in Beirut

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Victims found after crane pulled 36-tonne vessel that sunk on Thursday off port of Ormoc city to shore

Rescuers have retrieved five more bodies from a ferry that capsized shortly after departing from a Philippine port, raising the death toll to 50.

The bodies were recovered hours after coastguard spokesmancommander Armand Balilo said all 187 passengers and crew members on the Kim Nirvana had been accounted for, with 45 dead, 142 survivors and no reports of anyone else missing.

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By Associated Press in Manila

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As legal aid cuts force people to represent themselves, the costly, tortuous steps to access court records threaten access to justice. But it needn’t be this way – as the US shows

Justice must be seen to be done. It is a famous aphorism laid down in 1924 by Lord Hewart, the lord chief justice. But what happens when people put this principle to the test? When they actually go to court?

Michael Gove has given his own account of this exercise, narrating in his first speech as justice secretary his experience of today’s courts. He found “snowdrifts of paper held in place by delicate pink ribbons”, cases derailed by the late arrival of prisoners, broken video links or missing paperwork, a rape victim who had waited nearly two years for her case to be heard: overall, a “creaking, outdated system”.

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By Heather Brooke

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Teenagers Shamima Begum, Kadiza Sultana and Amira Abase, 15, fled from Britain in February, and two have had husbands ‘approved’ for them

Two of the three east London schoolgirls who fled to join Islamic State in Syria have married men approved for them by the terrorist group, their families have told the Guardian.

Shamima Begum, 15, Kadiza Sultana, 16, and Amira Abase, 15, fled in February from Britain after deceiving their parents and siblings.

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By Vikram Dodd and Nadia Khomami

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Teachers in England seeing unprecedented levels of school-related anxiety, according to National Union of Teachers report

Teachers in England are seeing unprecedented levels of school-related anxiety, stress and mental health problems among pupils of all age groups and abilities, particularly around test or exam time, according to a new report.

Children aged 10 or 11 are said to be “in complete meltdown”, in tears, or feeling sick during tests, and problems can be made worse by their competitive parents, according to the Exam Factories? report commissioned by the National Union of Teachers and conducted independently by Merryn Hutchings, emeritus professor at London Metropolitan University.

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By James Meikle

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Leaders need to move quickly towards to solve the Greek debt crisis, CBI warns

The CBI has issued a call on eurozone leaders to quickly resolve the Greek debt crisis, whatever the outcome of Sunday’s referendum, after the British business group’s latest poll highlighted mounting pressure on exporters.

The lobby group said its surveys of more than 750 companies across the manufacturing, retail and service sectors suggested UK economic growth lost momentum last month.

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By Katie Allen

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After Britain’s No1 pushed Wimbledon’s top-seed all the way, Esther Addley takes a look at the rise of Guernsey’s 23-year-old tennis star

Heather Watson and Serena Williams had never played each other before Friday, and the world No1 admitted earlier this week that she “[didn’t] know her at all”.

But the British 23-year-old’s name will be considerably more familiar to Williams today, after Watson pushed the five-time Wimbledon champion to the very brink of a sensational Centre Court defeat, only to be squeezed out by the American superstar in a heartbreaking final set.

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By Esther Addley

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