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May accused of racism over Windrush scandal

Sky News 6 sources

A senior Labour frontbencher has personally accused Theresa May of racism and leading an "institutionally racist" government.

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin may go to China. But is there a deal in sight?

China said on Sunday it welcomed plans by US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to visit the country to discuss trade and economic issues, amid tensions between the world’s two largest economies.

Iran warns US against pulling out of nuclear deal

Foreign minister Javad Zarif says Tehran will scrap accord if Trump withdraws

EPA chief met with lobbyist who rented him condo

CBS News / Politics 21 sources

Earlier statements had indicated Hart did not lobby the EPA

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Welsh restaurant tweets out personal details of customer who didn't turn up

WalesOnline 3 sources

Bully's restaurant in Cardiff shared the mobile number and email address of a potential diner on Twitter

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Korean Air 'nut rage' sisters step down

BBC 11 sources

The airline boss's daughters have lost their tempers in separate incidents that hit the headlines.

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Germany-USA flight declares emergency over Scotland

The Scotsman 5 sources

A Lufthansa flight bound for Charlotte in North Carolina is diverting to the UK after signalling an emergency while flying over Scotland.

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Windrush: Corbyn says PM ignored immigration policy warnings

BBC / UK 6 sources

The Labour leader says Theresa May is responsible for the effects of a "hostile" migration policy.

Trump says North Korea nuclear crisis 'long way from conclusion'

The Guardian 16 sources

Donald Trump strikes cautious note a day after the North’s pledge to end nuclear tests raised hopes before planned summits

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Ultimatum for 'irresponsible' social media giants

Sky News 15 sources

The Health Secretary has accused social media networks of "turning a blind eye to a generation of young people" by failing to protect them when using their platforms online.

Welsh finance minister considering bid to succeed FM Carwyn Jones

The Guardian 29 sources

Mark Drakeford thinking about campaign ‘very seriously’ following Jones’ decision to step down

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Armenian leaders face crunch talks after protests

BBC.com 14 sources

An opposition leader will meet with the country's prime minister following nine days of protests.

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EU and Mexico agree new free trade pact

The Irish Times 7 sources

Agreement comes in response to increasing US protectionism

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Melania Trump shares a laugh with Barack Obama at Barbara Bush's funeral after Donald Trump skips it

Mirror Online 317 sources

Melania Trump and Barack Obama were spotted sharing a laugh at Barbara Bush's funeral on Saturday afternoon while Donald Trump skipped it. The White House had earlier announced that President Trump wouldn not be attending the funeral of…

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Apple will replace swollen batteries in newer MacBook Pros

Engadget 34 sources

It hasn't been that long since the iPhone battery fiasco, but Apple already has another battery issue to deal with. The tech giant has launched a battery replacement program for 13-inch MacBook Pros without Touch Bar manufactured between…

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Justice Department investigates wireless carriers

CNN / Money / News 90 sources

The U.S. Justice Department is probing the major national wireless carriers and an industry group over possible coordination to make it harder for customers to switch carriers.

Saturday, Apr 21

Donald Trump set to visit Scotland - reports

The Scotsman 21 sources

US president Donald Trump is planning on visiting Scotland in the summer, it is reported.

North Korea missile and nuclear test halt hailed

BBC.com 396 sources

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's announcement is welcomed by world powers, ahead of key summits.

Wales first minister to stand down

BBC 29 sources

Carwyn Jones announces he will step down as Wales' first minister in the autumn.

Theresa May says Windrush victims will be paid compensation

The Guardian 16 sources

British PM tells Commonwealth leaders she will do ‘whatever it takes’ to resolve anxieties and problems many have suffered

Friday, Apr 20

Trump-Russia 'collusion': Democrats file lawsuit

BBC / US / Canada 208 sources

Documents filed in a lawsuit allege that Mr Trump's 2016 campaign "gleefully accepted" Russian help.

Charles to succeed Queen as Commonwealth head

Sky News 140 sources

Prince Charles has been approved to take over from The Queen as the next head of the Commonwealth, according to Sky sources.

Comey memos detailing conversations of Trump meetings published

BBC / News 242 sources

Detailed notes by the former FBI director document sensitive conversations with the US president.

The Queen and Charles welcome world leaders for state dinner

Daily Mail Online 104 sources

The Queen welcomed world leaders to feast at Buckingham Palace for a State Dinner on Thursday. Several members of the royal family were in attendance, but Prince Harry was absent.

Thursday, Apr 19

President Trump Says He’ll Pull the Plug on the North Korea Summit if He Feels it Won’t be ‘Fruitful’

TIME 105 sources

(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that although he’s looking ahead optimistically to a historic summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un he could still pull out if he feels it’s “not going to be fruitful.”…

More than 100 Windrush cases being investigated

Sky News 128 sources

A total of 113 Windrush cases are now being investigated by the Home Office, it has been confirmed.

Britain will ban sale of plastic straws

CBC.ca / Technology 53 sources

Britain plans to ban the sale of plastic straws and other single-use plastic products and is pressing Commonwealth allies to also take action to tackle marine waste.

UK basks in hottest April day for 70 years

Sky News / US News 49 sources

Meteorologists have recorded the hottest day in April since 1949, with temperatures reaching 28.8C (83.8F) in the capital.

Wednesday, Apr 18

Mike Pompeo: CIA chief 'made secret trip to North Korea'

BBC.com 331 sources

The meeting was to lay the groundwork for direct talks with Donald Trump, unnamed officials say.

One dead in Southwest Airlines flight horror

Daily Mail Online 758 sources

The plane had not long departed from LaGuardia Airport in New York City when it was forced to land at Philadelphia International Airport on Tuesday morning.

Peers inflict crushing defeat on Government in bid to keep UK in customs union with EU post-Brexit

Telegraph 49 sources

Peers have been accused of “playing with fire” and trying to block Brexit after they inflicted a crushing defeat on the Government in a bid to keep the UK in a customs union with the European Union. Remain-backing lords succeeded in their…

Tuesday, Apr 17

Scientists ‘accidentally’ create plastic-eating enzyme

The Week UK 49 sources

Credits; Justin Sullivan/Getty Images; Alt Text; Scientists have accidentally created an enzyme capable of eating plastic

How Russia would wage cyber war on Britain

Telegraph 107 sources

Fears are growing that Russia, in retaliation for the missile strike on Syria over the weekend, is gearing up to conduct a major cyber assault on Britain. Just days after the attack, the threat of a crippling attack from Russia is now at…

Starbucks to shut over 8,000 US cafes for race training

BBC.com 198 sources

The coffee store chain will close all its branches in the US for "racial bias" education.