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UK to seek Irish border waivers on customs and food safety after Brexit

The Guardian 48 sources

Britain reveals plan to ask for exemptions for all small traders and farmers as it pursues goal of avoiding EU border posts

Theresa May wades into Big Ben being silenced for 4 years

Daily Mail Online 17 sources

The Prime Minister urged the Commons authorities to carry out an 'urgent' review of the plans for renovating the Elizabeth Tower amid mounting anger.

Trump, in tweet, hits Amazon over taxes, jobs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday criticized Amazon.com on Twitter over taxes and jobs and accused the global retailer, without offering evidence, of hurting U.S. localities and causing job losses.

Trump stance on Charlottesville violence angers Republicans

BBC / News 57 sources

Leading Republicans reject Mr Trump's view that "both sides" were to blame for Saturday's violence.

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BREAKING: Trump PRAISES North Korea's Kim Jong-un for avoiding 'catastrophic' decision

DONALD Trump has taken to Twitter to praise the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in a shocking change of tone from the US President.

Obama is right: No one is born racist

IB Times UK 72 sources

Barack Obama quoting Nelson Mandela has become the most liked tweet ever - and scientists agree.



Donald Trump Criticised By Theresa May For Defending White Supremacists

Huffington Post UK 8 sources

Theresa May has criticised Donald Trump for claiming there is “equivalence” between white supremacist and anti-fascists.


UK wages grow by better than expected 2.1% - business live

The Guardian 15 sources

Wages growth expected to be steady at 2% with unemployment rate at 4.5%

Big Ben may not be silent for years after all

Sky News 15 sources

MPs have called for a review into whether Big Ben should remain silent for four years as it is refurbished.


Crunch Report | Uber Agrees to 20 Years of Privacy Audits

TechCrunch 63 sources

Amazon debuts instant pickup to order and pick up your stuff within two minutes, Uber agrees to 20 years of privacy audits, Casper’s new mattress and Microsoft buys Cycle Computing. All this on Crunch Report. Read More


Obama tolerance tweet becomes most liked

BBC / Technology 63 sources

It may be President Trump's communication tool of choice - but it's a tweet by former President Barack Obama that has become the most liked in Twitter's history. The tweet, the first in a series of three, quoted Nelson Mandela and was…


Brexit: UK position paper opposes Irish border posts

BBC / UK 16 sources

The UK sets out its post-Brexit border principles, with no physical border posts topping the list.


Demand for care home places to soar by more than three quarters in less than 20 years, study shows

The Independent 12 sources

Almost 190,000 more people aged 65 years or older will require care by 2035, marking a rise of 86 per cent, according to a new study published in The Lancet iStock Demand for care home places will almost double within the next 20 years, a…



UK needs 71,000 more care home places in eight years, study predicts

Britain faces a worsening social care crisis with people living longer but with substantial care needs, researchers say


IMF warns on China's credit boom

BBC / Business 14 sources

The International Monetary Fund has warned that China's credit growth is on a "dangerous trajectory".


Uber settles with FTC over 'God View' and some other privacy issues

Uber has agreed to settle accusations by America’s top consumer protection agency that the ride-hailing company failed to protect consumers’ sensitive data, a misstep that allowed employees to access rider and driver information and led to…

Donald Trump says ‘both sides to blame’ for Charlottesville violence

The Irish Times 456 sources

Clashes surrounding far-right rally in Virginia over the weekend turned fatal

Tuesday, Aug 15

Grenfell fire public inquiry to consider cause and council response

The Guardian 25 sources

Scope of inquiry announced, with PM saying it will not cover broader social questions but insisting they will not be left unanswered

Britain could keep EU customs arrangements for interim period, Davis says

Independent.ie 101 sources

Britain could keep the same customs arrangements with the European Union for an interim period in order to avoid "unnecessary disruption" for UK businesses, David Davis has said.

Brexit: UK suggests 'untested' customs system with EU

BBC 33 sources

The EU says it is too soon to discuss trade and customs with other Brexit issues yet to be settled.

North Korea feared to launch missile TODAY as Kim puts army on 'standby for FINAL attack'

Daily Star 326 sources

North Korea feared to launch missile TODAY as Kim puts army on 'standby for FINAL attack' NORTH Korea is feared to be on the verge of another missile test in a show of force against the US. Kim Jong-un has been absent from Pyongyang…

Monday, Aug 14

Twitter users identify white supremacists at Charlottesville protests

Fox News / Technology 104 sources

Twitter users are harnessing the social media platform to identify white supremacists photographed during this weekend’s protests at Charlottesville, Va. that sent shockwaves across the U.S.

Google says it will ban neo-Nazi site after domain name switch

The Verge 222 sources

Just hours after being dropped by GoDaddy, prominent white nationalist publication The Daily Stormer attempted to find a home at Google. As of press time, the site’s registration info pointed to domains.google.com, indicating the web giant…

Trump finally condemns Charlottesville racism, days after violence

The Guardian 632 sources

After widespread criticism over initial response to white nationalists, Trump says: ‘Racism is evil and those who cause violence in its name are criminals’

Temporary customs union 'could ease Brexit chaos'

ITV / News 101 sources

Brexit Secretary David Davis will ask Brussels for an "interim" period to allow a smooth switch over to the new trading regime.

Sunday, Aug 13

Philip Hammond and Liam Fox in post-Brexit deal call

BBC / UK 25 sources

Philip Hammond and Liam Fox put on a show of unity as they agree on a post-Brexit transition period.

Charlottesville: Virginia governor tells white supremacists: 'Go home'

BBC / News 30 sources

Virginia's governor tells white supremacists who rallied in Charlottesville: "You are not wanted".

Charlottesville: man charged with murder was pictured at neo-Nazi rally

The Guardian 146 sources

Pictures from earlier on day of clashes show James Fields with white supremacist group Vanguard America

Charlottesville: man charged with murder after car rams counter-protesters at far-right event

The Guardian 1458 sources

20-year-old James Fields of Ohio arrested on Saturday following attack at ‘Unite the Right’ gathering

Saturday, Aug 12

WAR READY: Japan rushes MISSILES to major cities in bid to counter North Korea attack

Daily Express / News 323 sources

JAPAN has rushed missiles and anti-missile defence systems to major cities in preparation for a possible attack from North Korea.

Trump threatens 'military option' in Venezuela

Sky News / World 232 sources

US President Donald Trump has taken a break from his war of words with North Korea to threaten yet another country with the "military option".

Trump: Kim will 'truly regret' an attack on Guam

Sky News 232 sources

President Trump has said that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will 'truly regret' any action he takes against Guam.

China urges Trump not to worsen North Korean crisis with his "words and actions"

IB Times UK 123 sources

There has been a sharp rise in the rhetoric between the US and North Korea.

Friday, Aug 11

Donald Trump warns North Korea that US is ‘locked and loaded’

The Guardian 296 sources

US president continues to escalate threats at North Korea over Twitter during ‘working vacation’ in New Jersey

Uber investor sues ousted CEO alleging fraud

Sky News / Technology 130 sources

Uber's former boss, Travis Kalanick, who was ousted following a revolt by major shareholders is being sued by one of its largest investors.

Google town hall meeting canceled after days of online harassment

The Verge 115 sources

A highly-anticipated town hall meeting inside Google was canceled today due to the employees’ concerns around online harassment. The all-hands meeting was intended to address the controversy around an internal memo that argued women were…

Trump: N Korea should be 'very, very nervous'

Sky News / World 44 sources

Donald Trump has doubled down on his calls for North Korea to stop its nuclear threats - adding his warnings of "fire and fury" may not have been tough enough.