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May reveals Trump Brexit advice: Sue the EU, don’t negotiate

LONDON : In the midst of a messy political crisis at home over Britain’s impending exit from the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May revealed Sunday that Donald Trump gave her this piece of advice: Sue the EU, don’t negotiate. A bemused May turned him down. But the exchange was the latest example of the awkward dance between the U.S. ...

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London police arrest Nawaz Sharif’s grandsons over brawl

In more bad news for embattled Nawaz Sharif, British authorities have arrested two of the former Pakistan prime minister’s grandsons in London over a scuffle with anti-Sharif protesters, according to a media report today. According to Dawn online, initial reports said that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) opponents had gathered outside the Avenfield residence where a protester was believed to ...

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Trump says Queen thinks Brexit is ‘very complex problem’: report

US President Donald Trump has seemingly breached royal protocol by discussing his private conversation with Queen Elizabeth II who he says thinks Brexit is a “very complex problem”, according to an interview with British media. The convention-shredding president, who had already attracted ire ahead of his four-day visit to Britain by rebuking Prime Minister Theresa May as she struggles over ...

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France wins 2nd World Cup title, beats Croatia 4-2

Photo: France’s Paul Pogba celebrates after scoring his side’s third goal during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018. Moscow, July 15 : France won its second World Cup title by beating Croatia 4-2 on Sunday in a match briefly interrupted by an ...

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Thousands protest across Scotland as Trump plays golf

Marchers stream through Edinburgh and group chants ‘no racist USA’ in Ayrshire Thousands of people have protested on the streets of Edinburgh against Donald Trump’s visit to the UK as the US president played golf at his Turnberry resort, on the west coast of Scotland. Trump was seen playing golf with his son, Eric, on the Ailsa championship course. Earlier, ...

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Upsurge in sleeping problems due to UK’s longest heatwave in 40 years

People left tired, irritable and less productive at work after nights of poor shuteye Britain’s longest heatwave since 1976 has led to a upsurge in sleeping problems, with people left tired, irritable and less productive at work after sweaty nights of poor-quality shuteye. Record temperatures of up to 32.4C (90.3F) have been stopping many people getting a proper rest as ...

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With criticism of May’s Brexit, Trump detonates a diplomatic grenade

Is the US president’s outburst to the Sun simply bad manners, or his latest attempt to undermine an old ally? He once likened his relationship with Theresa May to that between Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher. Presumably that comparison is now cancelled. Donald Trump has once again torn up standard etiquette for diplomacy by turning up, not with flowers or ...

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Trump protesters threaten legal action against ‘jittery’ police

Met police bars stage and sound system at London rally, which expects 60,000 people Donald Trump protesters have said they are prepared to launch legal action against the Metropolitan police after they were denied permission for a stage and sound system at a demonstration on Friday. Tens of thousands of people are expected in central London to protest against the ...

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Donald Trump arrives in UK for start of contentious visit

US president touches down at Stansted before travelling by helicopter to London Donald Trump has arrived in the UK for a four-day visit which will feature talks with Theresa May, tea with the Queen, and mass protests including a giant Trump baby blimp being flown over Westminster. Trump’s plane touched down at Stansted airport, in Essex, from Brussels, where he ...

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Brexit white paper seeks free movement for skilled workers and students

Document says ‘depth of relationship between peoples of UK and EU’ must be recognised Businesses should be able to move “their talented people” from the UK to the European Union – and vice versa – after Brexit, according to the government’s much anticipated strategy white paper. The document, published on Thursday, also says the government is prepared to allow EU ...

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