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Theresa May ready to cave in to hardline Brexiters’ demands

PM set to cede on customs bill rather than allow Rees-Mogg to stage show of strength Theresa May is preparing to cave in to hardline Brexiters over amendments to the customs bill rather than allow Jacob Rees-Mogg and colleagues to stage a show of parliamentary strength. As the prime minister tries to sell her Chequers deal on Brexit to the ...

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Migration to UK from EU falls to lowest level for four years, says ONS

Trend will concern businesses that claim drop in immigration is costing The number of people moving to the UK from EU countries has fallen to the lowest level for four years, according to official figures. Data from the Office for National Statistics released on Monday showed net long-term migration to the UK from the EU was 101,000 in 2017 – ...

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Royals release new photos to mark Prince Louis’s christening

London, Jul 16 : Kensington Palace has released family photos of Prince Louis in the arms of his mother, the Duchess of Cambridge, to mark the baby boy’s christening. The four official photos were taken at Clarence House in London after Louis was baptized in the chapel at St. James’s Palace on July 9. The images, taken by celebrity photographer ...

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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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