Trump says written responses go to Mueller team next week

The president has insisted the answers to the Russia probe special counsel will be his, and not those of his lawyers.

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Prime Minister has my confidence amid Brexit criticism – Scottish Secretary

The Scottish Secretary said Theresa May had shown strength of character in the week she unveiled the draft agreement.

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Climate change activists block London bridges with sit-down protests

The Extinction Rebellion demonstrators said the UK could face starvation without a change in policy.

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Supporters and opponents clash over ‘racist’ Dutch character Black Pete

White people often daub their faces with black paint when they dress up to portray the helper of the Dutch version of Santa Claus.

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One killed and 47 injured in France fuel tax protests

Officials added that 24 people have been arrested and 17 held for questioning.

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Second shipment of supplies blasts off for space station

Northrop Grumman launched its Antares rocket from Wallops Island, Virginia.

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Argentina submarine found sunk a year after disappearing, navy says

The vessel disappeared in November 2017 with 44 crewmen aboard.

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California wildfire death toll rises as number on missing list tops 1,000

Eight more bodies were found, authorities confirmed on Friday.

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Trump: I answered Mueller questions ‘very easily’

The president did not say when he would turn over his answers to the special counsel in the Russia probe.

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US intel says prince ordered Khashoggi killing – official

The Saudi government has denied the claim.

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Your Brexit plans will not solve Irish border issue, May tells critics

The British Prime Minister said that some MPs were so ’embroiled in the intricacies of their argument’ they did not realise it would not work.

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Search for hundreds listed as missing in California wildfires

President Donald Trump will visit the region on Saturday.

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Amber Rudd returns to Cabinet with show of support for May

Amber Rudd has been appointed as Work and Pensions Secretary while Stephen Barclay becomes the new Secretary of State for Brexit.

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Russian Soyuz cargo launch paves way for next crew to visit space station

It follows October’s drama when two astronauts successfully escaped after their rocket failed two minutes into their flight.

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Trump: I have answered written questions in Mueller probe

The president did not say when he would turn over the answers to the special counsel in the Russia probe.

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Two jailed over death of toddler who was confined to ‘cage bed’

Lauren Coyle and Reece Hitchcott each received a 10-year term.

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More Polish citizens in UK considering leaving for homeland, ambassador says

Arkady Rzegocki acknowledged some Poles were contemplating either a return home or a move to another country after Brexit.

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Theresa May names new cabinet ministers following resignations

Amber Rudd made a dramatic return to Theresa May's Cabinet as the Prime Minister sought to bolster her position following the backlash to her Brexit deal.

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Google Doodle marks 44 years since scientists sent Arecibo Message

The message intended for life beyond Earth was transmitted on this day in 1974.

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London's Hyde Park evacuated after reports of unexploded Second World War bomb

The discovery of a suspected unexploded Second World War bomb has led to the closure of parts of Hyde Park in London.

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Judge orders White House to return CNN reporter's pass

A federal judge in Washington has ordered the Trump administration to immediately return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta.

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Labour could work with rebel Tories to block no-deal Brexit, says Starmer

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell says a ‘unity platform’ is emerging at Westminster to protect jobs and the economy.

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Iceland boss urges politicians to set aside ideology and seal May’s Brexit deal

Richard Walker said businesses ‘desperately’ need clarity.

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Russia ‘has access to UK visa processing’

The Insider and Bellingcat said they interviewed an unidentified man who worked for a company that processes visa applications for several consulates.

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Disputed Sri Lankan premier faces second no-confidence motion

Legislators loyal to Mahinda Rajapaksa have caused chaos in parliament in Colombo.

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Royal Navy frigate shadows Russian warship in English Channel

HMS St Albans is keeping watch on the Slava-class cruiser Marshal Ustinov.

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Landmark change to measurement of kilogramme approved

At a meeting in Versailles, France, countries voted to approve wide-ranging changes that underpin vital human activities.

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GoFundMe charity campaign for homeless man a $400,000 ‘lie’

Homeless Johnny Bobbit was claimed to have spent ‘his last $20’ helping a woman whose car broke down – prompting a viral fundraising campaign.

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UK Government turns to Supreme Court over Brexit challenge

Ministers have applied for permission to take the case to the highest court in the land.

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Handyman admits to killing pensioner with hammer

Convicted burglar Paul Prause, 65, attacked former seamstress Rosina Coleman at her home in Romford.

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Michael Gove throws Theresa May a lifeline by opting to stay in Government

There had been fears that the Leave-backing Environment Secretary might follow four other ministers in resigning over the Brexit deal.

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North Korea to deport American as it boasts of new weapon

Bruce Byron Lowrance was detained on October 16 for allegedly illegally entering the country from China.

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Chaos in Sri Lankan parliament as angry legislators halt proceedings

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya adjourned the house until Monday.

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80,000 evacuated as deadly cyclone hits southern India

At least 11 were killed as Cyclone Gaja blew ashore in Tamil Nadu state with heavy rain and winds of 55mph.

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May says she wants all ministers to feel they can stay in their posts

The Prime Minister was speaking amid speculation over whether Michael Gove will follow four other ministers in resigning.

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French minister claims UK Brexit backers lied to voters

Mr Le Maire defended the European Union’s single market, calling it a ‘considerable force’ in global trade.

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List of top-selling works by living artists after David Hockney breaks record

There is a new art work at the top after a painting by David Hockney broke the record set by Jeff Koons.

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Sri Lankan parliament hit by further chaos

Mr Rajapaksa claimed the speaker had no authority to remove him. On Thursday, rival politicians exchanged blows, leaving one injured.

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More than 40 killed in bus accident in Zimbabwe

The accident happened in Gwanda district, about 340 miles south of Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital.

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Japanese PM Abe lays wreath in Australia city bombed in WWII

Darwin was bombed in 1942, with the loss of an estimated 240 lives.

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Julian Assange inadvertently named in US court document

A court document mentions the name Assange twice.

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What happens next in Brexit process?

Prime Minister Theresa May has insisted she will ‘see through’ her Brexit plan despite resignations and challenges to her authority.

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Last Khmer Rouge leaders handed life terms after being found guilty of genocide

Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan were sentenced to life in prison.

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Alone against the world: UK papers react to Theresa May and Brexit deal fallout

The topic makes headlines across the world.

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North Korea tests new weapon amid stalled nuclear diplomacy

The North has not publicly tested any weapons since November 2017.

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Number of people missing in California wildfire rises to more than 600

At least 63 people have died in the fire.

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White man charged with hate crimes after black shoppers shot dead

Gregory Bush has been charged with killing two people based on their race and attempting to kill a third person based on his race.

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Couple and homeless man charged in $400,000 charitable scam

Criminal charges have been filed against the couple who told the story along with the homeless man who allegedly conspired with them to tell it.

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Under-fire sheriff’s deputy refuses to testify about school massacre

There had been speculation Scot Peterson might invoke the Fifth Amendment and refuse to testify

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May vows to ‘see this through’ amid furious backlash to Brexit plan

Theresa May has vowed to fight on and deliver Brexit, after one of the toughest days of her premiership saw her hit by four ministerial resignations and a wave of ...

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