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

The Guardian 50 sources

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

Brother of suspect in model Chloe Ayling kidnapping is arrested

Metro.co.uk 24 sources

He was arrested on a European Arrest Warrant in the West Midlands,

HMS Queen Elizabeth to reach Portsmouth this morning

Daily Mail Online 43 sources

HMS Queen Elizabeth will send a message to the UK's allies and enemies that the country means business, according to her captain. The £3billion behemoth is set to be the nation's future flagship.

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.

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Theresa May attacks Donald Trump over refusal to condemn white supremacists

ITV / News 245 sources

She said those in power have a duty to make it clear fascism is unacceptable after Trump said 'both sides' were to blame for violence.

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Indian, Chinese Troops Square Off in Disputed Himalayan Region

Voice of America 15 sources

Indian security officials say their troops engaged in a stone-throwing clash with Chinese forces in a disputed area of the Himalayas Tuesday.

Hundreds killed by Sierra Leone mudslide and flooding

The Week UK 50 sources

Credits; SAIDU BAH/AFP/Getty Images; Alt Text; Search continues for survivors of deadly mudslide in Sierra Leone

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Moped gang use smoke bomb to raid Knightsbridge jewellers

Daily Mail Online 11 sources

A video filmed on a mobile phone shows the gang swarming around the Boodles jewellery boutique in Knightsbridge.

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MP outrage over 'bonkers' plan to silence Big Ben

The Week UK 15 sources

The 'most striking symbol of Britain' will cease ringing for four years during refurbishment

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Liz Carr: Silent Witness star attacked with scissors

BBC / Entertainment 16 sources

Liz Carr was with her carer when the pair were assaulted in London.

Trump stance on Charlottesville violence angers Republicans

BBC.com 57 sources

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

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500 bodies found after 'huge' mudslides

Sky News 208 sources

Around 500 bodies have been found so far after "huge" mudslides hit the capital of Sierra Leone - and more heavy rain is feared to be on the way.

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…

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Manchester 'hero' accused of bank card theft

Sky News / UK 43 sources

A homeless man who was hailed a hero for tending to those injured in the Manchester terror attack has been charged with stealing a bank card amid the carnage.

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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.

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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…

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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

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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".

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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

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.

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.

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

Girl (12) dead, at least 12 injured after driver rams into pizza restaurant near Paris

Independent.ie 251 sources

A man who drove his car into a French pizzeria was apparently suicidal and the incident is not believed linked to terrorism, the Interior Ministry says.

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…

Hero pensioner stabbed trying to rescue murdered MP Jo Cox has died, aged 79

Mirror Online 29 sources

Retired miner Bernard Kenny was awarded the George Medal for his astonishing bravery during the crime that shocked the nation - but never fully recovered from his serious injuries

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’

Sunday, Aug 13

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

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

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.

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.

North Korea: China urges Trump not to worsen situation

BBC 123 sources

China wants the US and North Korea to show restraint as a war of words escalates.

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

Slavery gang forced victim to dig his own grave

Sky News 16 sources

Members of a traveller family have been convicted of running a modern slavery ring, with one of their captives held in "truly shocking" conditions for decades.

Partner at private equity firm denies being jogger who pushed woman into bus

The Guardian 61 sources

Eric Bellquist has been arrested and released on bail but says he has proof he was in the US at the time of the incident

CBB star Jeremy McConnell avoids prison for beating ex Stephanie Davis

Daily Star 32 sources

CELEBRITY Big Brother star Jeremy McConnell has walked free from court despite being found guilty of assaulting ex girlfriend Stephanie Davis.