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Boy who had meningitis wants people to know about after effects

Matthew Penfound, 10, had meningitis as a baby and was badly bullied at school.

Surfers take part in English Adaptive Surfing Open

Surfers from around the globe took part in the English Adaptive Surfing Open in Newquay.

Meningitis B vaccine for 100 people after teen's death

About 100 people are to be offered the vaccine after George Zographou, 18, died from the meningitis B strain last month.

Lushington Cove rock fall after heavy rain

Coastguards say the rubble extends well on to the beach and are warning people to keep clear.

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Mexico: Strong earthquake topples buildings, killing scores

The tremor toppled buildings in the capital with many feared trapped in the rubble.

Hurricane Maria bears down on Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

"Evacuate," Puerto Rico's safety commissioner warned residents. "Otherwise, you're going to die."

Trump's first UN speech met with criticism from some leaders

The US president's first key speech at the UN was denounced by some member nations he had singled out.

Catalonia referendum: Spanish raid on Unipost deals blow to vote

Police discover a mass of documents directly related to the banned independence referendum.