• United Kingdom poised to let one million European Union temporary migrants stay after Brexit
United Kingdom poised to let one million European Union temporary migrants stay after Brexit

He urged the Government to "reconsider whether it's really good for Great Britain to withdraw from the European Union in this way". "We need a government that is capable of action, which can negotiate Britain's exit... The argument helped secure Brexit in last year's referendum. In key sectors, it exports more than one half of its beef and mo...

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  • Third London Bridge attacker named as Youssef Zaghba
Third London Bridge attacker named as Youssef Zaghba

She said she told her son to be careful about anything he did after that, including surfing the internet, adding that she didn't approve of his London friends and never felt comfortable in his London neighborhood. The friend described seeing Echeverria for the last time lying on the floor after confronting one of the assailants. Echeverria's br...

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  • British police name third London attacker as Youssef Zaghba
British police name third London attacker as Youssef Zaghba

British police have named the third London Bridge attacker as 22-year-old Youssef Zaghba , and said that he is believed to be an Italian national of Moroccan descent. Last year Butt appeared in a Channel 4 documentary, The Jihadis Next Door , seen praying in front of the black flag of Islamic State in Regent's Park.

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  • Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland become election key
Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland become election key

Disagreements between parties sharing power can trigger another general election. Talks to end that crisis are due to begin on Monday. As Britons awoke to news that Prime Minister Theresa May would have to turn to the DUP for support after unexpectedly losing her parliamentary majority in the general election, the Northern Irish party's website...

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  • Chad recalls ambassador from Qatar amid Gulf Arab row
Chad recalls ambassador from Qatar amid Gulf Arab row

Five countries - Saudi Arabia, Egypt , the UAE , Yemen and Bahrain - cut diplomatic ties with Qatar on Monday over allegations that Doha is supporting Islamist groups and courting Iran . Qatar said Thursday it will not "surrender" and rejected any interference in its foreign policy, defying its Gulf neighbors in an escalating disput...

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  • Women make historic advance with more than 200 elected as MPs
Women make historic advance with more than 200 elected as MPs

More women than ever before have been elected to the House of Commons in the 2017 general election , outnumbering all intakes of female MPs from previous elections. "But while this is progress the fact remains that just 32% of our MPs are women, up from 30% before the election". "We are moving forward at a snail's pace and this is embarrassing...

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  • ELECTION: The dos and don'ts of polling stations
ELECTION: The dos and don'ts of polling stations

If you turn up after the 10 o'clock cut-off, you could potentially qualify for an emergency proxy vote. Voter Rachel Sheard, who cast her ballot at a polling station in Borough High Street, said that while the European Union was supposed to be at centre stage, "I don't think that's in the hearts and minds of Londoners at the minute, (not) almos...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn demands Theresa May's resignation as British Prime Minister
Jeremy Corbyn demands Theresa May's resignation as British Prime Minister

Speaking as she was re-elected MP for Maidenhead, Mrs May said: "At this time, more than anything else, this country needs a period of stability". "This is ideal territory for the DUP because obviously if the Conservatives are just short of an overall majority it puts us in a very strong negotiating position and certainly that is one we would tak...

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  • Turkey Prez criticises Qatar sanction, wants stronger ties
Turkey Prez criticises Qatar sanction, wants stronger ties

Speaking in the German town of Wolfenbuettel on Friday alongside German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani also said that his nation's hope was for diplomacy and dialogue. "But this does not mean Turkey is willing to jeopardise its relations with Saudi Arabia or the UAE". "We will suf...

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  • Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland may be election key
Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland may be election key

According to its manifesto, the DUP's top priorities include the restoration of a working assembly and executive in Northern Ireland , rises in the minimum wage and a commitment to universal welfare benefits. But there were hints that the terms of Brexit might have changed. "Honestly, it feels nearly like she is nearly not aware of what h...

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  • Twelve dead after IS attack on Iranian parliament
Twelve dead after IS attack on Iranian parliament

The terrorist acts which led to the "martyrdom and injury" of the Iranians is "a clear sign of enmity" of the mercenaries of global arrogance against the Iranian nation, Khamenei said in a condolence message to the nation over Wednesday's twin deadly attacks by the Islamic State (IS) militants in Iran .

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  • Saudi FM says 'brother state' Qatar must act to end crisis
Saudi FM says 'brother state' Qatar must act to end crisis

China's foreign minister has told his Iranian counterpart that maintaining peace and stability in the Gulf is best for everyone, after several Arab states cut off ties with Qatar accusing it of supporting ISIS and Iran. Gregory Gause, a professor at Texas A&M and an expert on the Gulf region, spoke to NPR on Tuesday about the diplomatic rift. ...

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  • Hotel in Pakistan searched after London terror
Hotel in Pakistan searched after London terror

It was unclear if he was detained. Yesterday the anti-radicalisation Quilliam Foundation said it too had reported Butt after he became involved in a "violent scuffle" with its researcher Dr Usama Hasan at an Eid event last July. Valeria Khadija Collina, an Italian who converted to Islam, spoke with Italy's L'Espresso news magazine about her 22-...

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  • This 'bot' formats Trump's tweets as White House statements
This 'bot' formats Trump's tweets as White House statements

And yet, over the last 48 hours, a slew of Trump surrogates - not to mention Trump himself - have tried to argue that the only way to understand Trump's social media presence is to hold both of those ideas in your head at the same time .

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  • Nebraska, Iowa lawmakers largely avoid commenting on substance of Comey's testimony
Nebraska, Iowa lawmakers largely avoid commenting on substance of Comey's testimony

US President Donald Trump's sons Donald Trump Jr (left) and Eric Trump, who now run their father's business interests. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, caught parts of the testimony and said in a statement she was pleased to see Comey answering senators' questions under oath.

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  • Theresa May to 'reflect' after disastrous election result
Theresa May to 'reflect' after disastrous election result

Around 12:30 pm local time May was heading to Buckingham Palace for an audience with Queen Elizabeth to ask for permission to form a government. May, who went into the election with a reputation for quiet competence, was criticized for a lacklustre campaigning style and for a plan to force elderly people to pay more for their care, a proposal her...

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  • K chief Khaplang dead
K chief Khaplang dead

As he was not keeping well, he had to undergo a surgery earlier. Born in 1941 in a village near the Pangsau Pass in Myanmar , the Naga leader was one of the leading faces of the insurgency movements in Northeast. "The news of the sudden demise has come as a rude shock to the Naga Peoples' Movement for Human Rights (NPMHR) at a time when the Naga...

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  • British police confirm 8th person killed in London Bridge attack
British police confirm 8th person killed in London Bridge attack

She told the Italian authorities that Zaghba was working in a Pakistani restaurant in London . The latest tragedy came last Saturday when, again, terrorists used a white rental van to mow down several people, this time on the London Bridge .

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  • Diminished May forms minority govt after poll throws up hung parliament
Diminished May forms minority govt after poll throws up hung parliament

When Prime Minister May announced the election in April, her Conservative Party had a big double-digit lead in many polls and hoped for a landslide victory. Internationally, the election outcome may further complicate relations with leaders whose nations will remain in the European Union, especially since the continent's most consequential ...

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  • McCain says his confusing questions resulted from tiredness
McCain says his confusing questions resulted from tiredness

The 80-year-old Arizona Republican joked that he stayed up late watching an Arizona Diamondbacks game. The Diamondbacks joined in, retweeting McCain's statement with the "shrug" emoticon. The former FBI director called Russian involvement in the campaign "very serious" but said that there was no investigation as to whether they had ...

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