British woman dies on Edinburgh-bound Ryanair plane in Majorca

The Foreign Office said officials were supporting the woman’s family.

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‘Mrs May must go’: What the papers say on PM’s future

Theresa May is facing mounting pressure to stand down as Prime Minister following backlash against her ‘new Brexit deal’.

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Satellite-tracked supermarket trolleys among winners of space competition

The UK Space Agency hopes to encourage more children to pursue a career in science.

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Theresa May’s future: What the UK papers say

The Telegraph said the longer Mrs May stayed as leader the ‘greater the contamination’ of the Tory party brand.

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The right thing to do: MPs react to Andrea Leadsom’s decision to quit

While Tories praised her decision to leave, Labour’s deputy leader criticised her timing.

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Update: Andrea Leadsom resigns; Theresa May disagrees with her on Brexit approach

The leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom has resigned, saying in a letter to Theresa May “I no longer believe that our approach will deliver on the ...

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Theresa May’s future: What happens now?

Even the most optimistic onlookers will conclude that Theresa May’s premiership is entering its final weeks, if not days.

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Israeli scientists brew beer with revived ancient yeasts

The scientists are touting the brews made from ‘resurrected’ yeasts as an important step in experimental archaeology.

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Trump gives Democrats ultimatum over probes as he walks out of meeting

The president lashed out at House speaker Nancy Pelosi for her comments that he was involved in a ‘cover up’.

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Ralph Northam blackface photo probe 'inconclusive' despite governor admitting he was in picture

A photo appeared in the Virginia governor’s 1984 yearbook of a man in blackface.

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Why has Theresa May’s ‘bold’ Brexit offer been received so badly?

Remain backers insist she has not gone far enough, while Brexiteers say she has offered too much ground.

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Prada announces it will no longer use fur

The luxury fashion house added that it will phase out existing fur products.

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Parents of ‘Jihadi Jack’ sent him money for his ‘grand adventure’, court told

Muslim convert Jack Letts left his home in Oxford in 2014 aged 18.

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Emotional memorial service marks second anniversary of Manchester Arena attack

Marking the anniversary, Ariana Grande simply posted a bee emoji – the worker bee being a symbol of Manchester – to her Instagram story.

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Kenyan author and LGBT activist Binyavanga Wainaina dies

Wainaina won the 2002 Caine Prize for African Writing.

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Jeremy Kyle guest in ‘suspected suicide’ amid concern about appearance on show

Steve Dymond was found dead around a week after a lie detector test on the programme

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Watchdog says its review of Brexit Party funding is ‘ongoing’

The Electoral Commission visited Nigel Farage’s party headquarters on Tuesday to look at its funding model.

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May pleads for Brexit support as her leadership comes under intense pressure

Theresa May urged MPs to back her Withdrawal Agreement Bill amid speculation she could be ousted.

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Ukraine’s parliament rebels against new president’s decree

Volodymyr Zelenskiy had formally ordered Ukraine’s parliament to dissolve, saying that it lacks public trust.

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How will Eurosceptics across the continent perform at the European elections?

Elections are due to take place in all of the European Union’s 28 nations.

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Second EU referendum ‘could set precedent for new independence vote’ in Scotland

Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson has raised concerns after Prime Minister Theresa May revealed her new Withdrawal Agreement Bill.

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Indonesia’s president says riots under control after six killed in violence

The riots were started by supporters of former general Prabowo Subianto who lost in Indonesia’s presidential election last month.

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Theresa May’s leadership under pressure after Brexit deal backlash from Tories

The British Prime Minister is being urged to abandon her new EU withdrawal package just a day after unveiling it.

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UK violating its human rights obligations, says UN poverty expert

Philip Alston said policies of austerity introduced in 2010 ‘continue largely unabated, despite the tragic social consequences’.

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Indonesia restricts social media as six killed in protest violence

The clashes began when supporters of former general Prabowo Subianto tried to force their way into the election supervisory agency in Jakarta.

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Protesters clash with police after Indonesia election defeat

The demonstrators tried to force their way into the offices of the election supervisory agency in Jakarta.

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North Korea calls Biden ‘fool of low IQ’ over Kim criticism

Pyongyang said the former vice president had committed an ‘intolerable and serious politically motivated provocation’ against the North.

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Tory Brexiteer David Davies called a liar by Leave supporter during TV interview

David Davies was giving an interview about abuse against MPs.

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Desperate and dangerous: What the papers say about PM’s ‘new Brexit deal’

The national newspapers are unconvinced by Theresa May’s latest efforts to break the Brexit impasse.

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Theresa May urges Jeremy Corbyn to back Brexit deal as Tories desert her

The Prime Minister’s hopes of getting her Brexit Bill through appear slim following a hostile response from Eurosceptics.

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Mosque attack survivor says UK Government blindsided by rise of far right

Abdirahman Ibrahim was clipped by a van driven by extremist Darren Osborne.

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Farage: My party will want seats on EU’s Brexit team if we top election

The former Ukip leader also speculated that wins for the Brexit Party could have an impact on the leadership of the two main Westminster parties.

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Celestial Bodies wins Man Booker International Prize

The book was written by Jokha Alharthi and translated by Professor Marilyn Booth.

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Germany hands Israel thousands of Kafka confidant’s papers

The papers returned include a postcard from Kafka from 1910.

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European Parliament to investigate Nigel Farage over donation complaint

The move comes as a separate review of the Brexit Party’s funding model by the electoral watchdog found no wrongdoing.

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Brexit: What happens next?

Theresa May has set out a 10-point compromise plan in her latest Brexit deal.

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Firm at centre of Instagram breach denies storing personal details

Chtrbox claims initial reports around the breach are ‘inaccurate’.

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Mother and babies ‘doing fine’ after sextuplets born in Poland

The sextuplets were a surprise to the family who were expecting just five babies.

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Garden feeders boost populations of birds, study suggests

Feeding the birds in the back garden has boosted the populations of an array of species that flock to them, a scientific study in the UK suggests.

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Eurosceptic Tories react angrily to Theresa May’s ‘truly awful’ Brexit proposals

Some MPs who backed the PM’s deal the last time it went before the Commons insisted they would not be doing so again.

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Ex-White House aide faces contempt vote after failing to testify before Congress

House Judiciary Committee chairman Jerrold Nadler told Don McGahn that the panel will hear from him ‘one way or another’.

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Latest: Theresa May plans to hold vote on second Brexit referendum

The ‘new deal’ is an attempt by the PM to win over critics across the Commons who have rejected her three previous attempts to get an agreement.

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Huawei-owned Honor unveils new phones despite ongoing US trade dispute

The firm announced the Honor 20 and 20 Pro, but neither phone has a confirmed release date.

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Sherpa guide breaks own record by climbing Everest for 24th time

Kami Rita is targeting 25 ascents of Everest before he retires from high mountain climbing.

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Protests against primary school’s LGBT lessons to continue, vow organisers

A planned demonstration will go ahead this week despite calls for a halt and plea for talks from the chief constable.

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Austrian chancellor to face no-confidence vote

Sebastian Kurz has called for an election after his vice-chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigned.

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Oritse Williams’ manager tells court he touched woman during alleged rape

Jamien Nagadhana claims ‘vibes’ led him to seek a threesome with the alleged victim.

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Trump orders former White House aide not to testify before Congress

Donald McGahn is defying a subpoena to appear before the House Judiciary Committee.

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Nigel Farage ‘concerned about level of hatred’ after milkshake incident

The Brexit Party leader had a drink thrown at him while on a walkabout in Newcastle city centre on Monday.

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US tourist ‘flatlined twice’ after being stabbed by London Bridge terrorist

Robert Piersant was knifed in the back, head and face during the incident which left eight people dead in June 2017.

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