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As it happened this morning: Wednesday, June 27

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By Alice Cuddy
As it happened this morning: Wednesday, June 27

Here are the stories we've been watching this morning:

Migrant ship: A day after news broke that Malta would let the Mission Lifeline vessel enter its shores, with other European countries stepping in to help, the ship said there had still been no official approval. In a series of tweets, Lifeline stressed that people on board the vessel are in need of medical assistance.

UK civil partnerships: The UK Supreme Court has ruled that heterosexual couples should be able to have civil partnerships.

Maradona not hospitalised: Argentina legend Diego Maradona has quashed rumours that he was hospitalised after his country's football team notched up a dramatic 2-1 win against Nigeria at the World Cup.

Stolen baby scandal: An elderly gynaecologist, accused of abducting a baby in 1969 and giving her to another woman, is on trial in Madrid.

Look back at how this morning's events unfolded: