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About 8 hours ago

EU negotiator scrambles to revive post-Brexit trade talks

As deep confusion reigns over the status of UK-European Union (EU) post-Brexit trade talks, the bloc’s leaders have embarked on a possibly last ditch effort to salvage negotiations. Boris Johnson: Time to clinch EU post-Brexit trade deal in 'short supply’ With Boris Johnson To that end, the EU’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, has proposed to 'intensify' talks in the days and weeks ahead. — Michel Barnier (@MichelBarnier) October 19, 2020 ">http:// 🇪🇺🇬🇧 ...
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About 11 hours ago

‘Drunken’ submariner raises doubts about safety of UK’s nuclear deterrence

A Royal Navy officer has reportedly tried to take charge of his submarine’s Trident nuclear missiles while drunk. The incident reportedly occurred last month on HMS Vigilant, which was undergoing maintenance at the Kings Bay facility in Camden Country, Georgia (USA). HMS Vigilant is one of four Vanguard-class submarines which comprise the UK’s submarine-based strategic nuclear deterrent force known as Trident. The Vanguard-class submarines can each carry up to eight Trident ...
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About 18 hours ago

UK lockdowns: Wales and Manchester head towards tougher restrictions

The UK government plans to impose tougher lockdowns in Wales and Greater Manchester over the rising number of coronavirus cases across the United Kingdom. The UK recorded 16,982 new daily cases of coronavirus in the space of 24 hours, show government data issued on Sunday, up from 16,717 the previous day. UK coronavirus response utterly hypocritical, says UN poverty expert The UN’s special rapporteur on extreme poverty Philip Alston has attacked the ...
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About 1 day ago

Gove creates more confusion over post-Brexit trade talks

Just a day after Downing Street said that post-Brexit trade talks are effectively 'over', the Cabinet Office Minister, Michael Gove, has created yet further confusion by claiming that the door to further talks is 'still ajar'. Confusion reigns over UK-EU post-Brexit trade talks Downing Street and Boris Johnson have communicated confusing messages on the status of post-Brexit trade talks with the EU. Speaking to the BBC’s Andrew Mar Show (October 18), Gove ...
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About 1 day ago

Harry Dunn’s mum reaches out to Joe Biden

Tragic Northamptonshire teenager Harry Dunn’s grieving mother has called on US presidential candidate, Joe Biden, to help extradite her son’s killer to the UK if he wins next month’s election. Harry Dunn’s killer signals willingness to stand 'virtual trial’ Former CIA officer Anne Sacoolas may agree to a Harry, 19, was killed in August 2019 after former US spy, Anne Sacoolas, crashed into his motorbike outside RAF Croughton in Northamptonshire, which houses ...
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About 1 day ago

UAE minister of tolerance accused of sexual assault: Report

A British woman says she has been the victim of sexual assault by the tolerance minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) while working with him on the launch of the Hay Festival Abu Dhabi. Caitlin McNamara, 32, shown below, says 69-year-old Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan attacked her on the Valentine’s Day this year at a remote private island villa, according to The Sunday Times. McNamara said she thought she ...
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About 1 day ago

New Trump golf course in Scotland gets go-head despite environmental fears

President Donald Trump's company has been given permission by Scottish authorities to build a second golf course in northeast Scotland despite local objections. Plans for a new 18-hole golf course have been approved by Aberdeenshire council. The course is to be named MacLeod after Trump's mother, Mary Anne MacLeod, and will be built next to the current course on his Menie Estate. Congress probes Trump over military spending in his Turnberry resort ...
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About 1 day ago

Protesters descend on London as COVID restrictions tighten

Around 500 anti-lockdown protesters descended on central London on Saturday as tighter restrictions to curb the spread of the coronavirus came into force in the capital. Protesters chanted "take our freedom back" as they marched along Oxford Street, carrying posters with slogans against mandatory mask wearing. "It's about living not just surviving, we want to be able to enjoy our lives not just be stuck at home, or panicking to leave and ...
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About 2 days ago

Palestine and the Other Philby

*This reading of history is substantially but not wholly based on Elizabeth Monroe’s book (London:  Quartet Books, 1973). With the exception of Kim Philby’s references to his wife, his father, and his once best friend, Nicholas  Elliot...
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