• Hammond: voters are 'weary of Tory cuts'
Hammond: voters are 'weary of Tory cuts'

He also said the government "heard a message" in the election that people were "weary" of spending cuts. Obviously, we are not deaf. He told BBC One's Andrew Marr Show: "I'm not going to repeat to you the private conversations I had with Theresa May on Friday".

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  • Mood on first day of Brexit talks was
Mood on first day of Brexit talks was "incredibly positive" - UK source

We agreed that we stand a much greater chance of success if our teams work together as that's been demonstrated today", said Davis, as reported by the Department for Exiting the EU. The UK has given in to the EU's demand to keep talks on a future free trade deal for later, once "significant progress" has been made on citizens, money and Ireland .

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  • US contractor arrested after leak of Russia hacking report
US contractor arrested after leak of Russia hacking report

According to CNN , attorney Titus Nichols said a detention hearing will take place on Thursday, where the judge will determine whether to release victor on bond. According to Solari she told them she was "mad about what she had recently seen in the media" and she "wanted to set the facts right". She also showed her disdain for Presiden...

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  • Iranian Kurds are implicated in terrorist attacks in Tehran
Iranian Kurds are implicated in terrorist attacks in Tehran

The attacks Wednesday on Iran's parliament and the tomb of its revolutionary leader killed at least 17 people and wounded over 40, stunning its people. An official said previously that those who attacked the parliament complex had been dressed as women. One of the men speaks in the sorani Kurdish dialect common among Kurds in northeastern Iraq an...

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  • Even North Korea Is Criticizing Trump Pulling Out Of The Paris Accord
Even North Korea Is Criticizing Trump Pulling Out Of The Paris Accord

Cooper said . North Korea has signed the Paris agreement. India bristled after being told it would gain billions of dollars if the US signed the agreement , the United Nations called the decision "disappointing" and European leaders lined up to condemn Trump, including French President Emmanuel Macron, who memorably responded, "there is no pl...

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  • Tories admit timetable defeat on day 1 of Brexit negotiations
Tories admit timetable defeat on day 1 of Brexit negotiations

Given that the talks have begun with a win for the European Union , the Brexit Secretary will be hoping that this holds true. He said those were the rights of expatriate citizens and problems of a new EU-UK border, notably cutting across Ireland .

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  • Portugal in mourning as dozens killed in raging forest fires
Portugal in mourning as dozens killed in raging forest fires

More than 60 people have been killed since Saturday, when a wild fire broke out in the Pedrogao Grande region some 150 kilometres north of Lisbon , the capital. "We escaped in time, me on the tractor and he with our van", Luisilda said. He said that "it was not possible to do more than what has been done" in prevention and responding to the fire...

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  • Egypt army says 12 militants killed in North Sinai
Egypt army says 12 militants killed in North Sinai

The air strikes "resulted in the killing of 12 highly unsafe. leaders of Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis", the military said in a statement. Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis group declared its affiliation to the Islamic State (IS) group in 2014, and has since then launched deadly attacks on army and police checkpoints.

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  • Korea's Moon: N.Korea bears responsibility in United States student's death
Korea's Moon: N.Korea bears responsibility in United States student's death

Warmbier, a student the University of Virginia, was medically evacuated from North Korea and returned to home to OH last week after having been in a coma for a year. South Korean President Moon Jae-in has been unable to pursue the engagement with the North he favors because of a string of North Korean missile tests.

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  • Adele pictured visiting Grenfell Tower firefighters for 'cup of tea and cuddle'
Adele pictured visiting Grenfell Tower firefighters for 'cup of tea and cuddle'

Previously, Adele shared her support for the victims' families of the 24-story residential building engulfed in flames last week when she attended a vigil service a day after the fire. The Government has pledged a £5m aid package for residents, including £500 in cash and £5,000 as a bank account payment for each household. Prince William spoke...

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  • French election: Emmanuel Macron wins parliamentary majority
French election: Emmanuel Macron wins parliamentary majority

A RECORD number of women have been voted into the French parliament after president Emmanuel Macron's victorious La Republique En Marche! party fielded a gender-balanced list. Devastation, too, for Marine Le Pen's Front National where, despite Ms Le Pen being elected with seven others, the party's hopes of having up to 40 MPs fell apart...

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  • Massachusetts Democratic Party fails to pass resolution calling settlements 'obstacles to peace'
Massachusetts Democratic Party fails to pass resolution calling settlements 'obstacles to peace'

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres slammed Israel on Monday for what he called its "occupation of the Palestinian territory" on the 50th anniversary of the its defensive 1967 Six Day War . He lamented Israel's "occupation has imposed a heavy humanitarian and development burden on the Palestinian people" and its "perpetuation" makes ...

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  • Police officer stabbed to death during attack in Jerusalem
Police officer stabbed to death during attack in Jerusalem

The Hebrew-language news site of Ynet reported that army forces have started to map the family homes of the attackers in order to demolish them as a punitive measure. Adel Ankoush was training to be a plumber, while the other two were unemployed. The soldiers also assaulted many Palestinains, and clashed with local youths, wounding many wit...

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  • Grenfell Tower fire: Watch the community break into song at Sunday service
Grenfell Tower fire: Watch the community break into song at Sunday service

It was refurbished in a ten-million pound program (about 12.8 million USA dollars) which finished a year ago, but the program did not include the installation of water sprinklers, which are now necessary in all newly-built tower blocks in Britain.

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  • Grenfell Tower: Adele meets firefighters for 'tea and a cuddle'
Grenfell Tower: Adele meets firefighters for 'tea and a cuddle'

New images have been released that show the scale of devastation inside the building. Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said Monday the death toll may change. "Occupy it, compulsory purchase it, requisition it. there's a lot of things you can do", Corbyn said on Sunday during an interview on ITV. While the Grenfell Tower fire was pro...

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  • Minute's silence for victims of Grenfell Tower blaze
Minute's silence for victims of Grenfell Tower blaze

While he refused to speculate on the inquiry's outcome, Cundy said, "I would like to reassure everybody that we will be looking at all criminal offenses that may have been committed by any individual or organization". " The tragedy at Grenfell Tower has left a number of local people in need of urgent assistance", a spokesman for the three royals a...

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  • Trump acknowledges he's target of probe, criticizes Justice Department official on Twitter
Trump acknowledges he's target of probe, criticizes Justice Department official on Twitter

Trump's tweet Friday reflected the first official confirmation that he is being investigated by the special counsel for the reasons he fired Comey last month. Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, Mike Rogers, the head of the National Security Agency, and Richard Ledgett, the former deputy director at the NSA, had agreed to be interview...

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  • Macron reappoints Edouard Philippe as PM after Sunday's vote
Macron reappoints Edouard Philippe as PM after Sunday's vote

Parties that secure more than 15 seats in France have greater access to public finances, office space and meeting rooms. Macron also wants the government to further intervene in the agricultural sector and the housing market, intends to introduce a permanent state of emergency (effectively reducing civil rights) in France, and favors military i...

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  • UN rights chief urges international probe of Congo killings
UN rights chief urges international probe of Congo killings

In his appeal to the U.N. Human Rights Council, Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein cited "harrowing" reports from U.N. rights experts he deployed this month to interview refugees from the central Kasai regions. Congo's government opposes an global investigation, saying that would violate its sovereignty. The UN Human Rights Council will decide this week wheth...

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  • Firefighters join minute's silence as Grenfell death toll reaches 79
Firefighters join minute's silence as Grenfell death toll reaches 79

Many of them said there was no emergency exit, no fire extinguisher, no fire alarms. Of those who were injured, 18 people remain in hospital, with nine in critical care. Mr Cundy also promised an "exhaustive" criminal investigation into the fire that would also look at a major refurbishment of the building completed a year ago.

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