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The Sex Pistols, from Live at Winterland,1978

The disunited kingdom

This disunited kingdom is reeling away from its referendum like a punch-drunk boxer, unfocused, bloodied, angry, flailing in every direction.

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Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks during a news conference at the Pentagon.

US scraps ban on transgender soldiers

Within one year, transgender individuals would be allowed to join the armed forces, provided they have been "stable" in their preferred gender for 18 months, he said.

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Gunmen take hostages at Dhaka restaurant

Bangladeshi police take cover near a restaurant that has been attacked by unidentified gunmen.

Bangladesh security forces were preparing to free around 20 hostages, including several foreigners, from a restaurant in an upmarket area of the capital Dhaka early on Saturday.

How Justin Trudeau became a superhero

Justin Trudeau,  Canada's celebrity superhero PM.

A forthcoming issue of Marvel's Civil War II: Choosing Sides series features on its cover a smiling, well-toned Justin Trudeau sitting at the corner of a boxing ring.

'Donald Trump where are you?'

A naked man jumps off the rear staircase ledge above the TKTS Broadway ticket booth in New York's Times Square.

Police say a naked man shouting about presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump jumped off the back of a large grandstand in Times Square above the booth where discounted Broadway tickets are sold.