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BBC: US vows ‘strongest sanctions in history’ on Iran

KyivPost 209 sources

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the US is imposing the “strongest sanctions in history” on Iran. Read more here.

Ken Livingstone quits Labour after antisemitism claims

Former mayor of London says issues around his suspension have become a distraction

UK Parliament lists over 50 questions to ask Zuckerberg in Brussels - CNET

CNET 4 sources

The Facebook CEO has repeatedly snubbed invitations to give evidence in London, but British politicians aren't giving up without a fight.

Barack and Michelle Obama Just Signed a Multi-Year Deal With Netflix

TIME 104 sources

The former President and First Lady have formed their own production company, Higher Ground productions

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Venezuela’s Sham Election

Sunday’s vote giving Nicolás Maduro another term was flawed by low turnout and rampant corruption. Venezuela’s Latin neighbors must unite to isolate and force him from office.


Italy populist government pact: Candidate for prime minister named

BBC / Europe 20 sources

Law professor Giuseppe Conte is the choice of the Five Star Movement and League to lead coalition.


Re-election of Venezuelan president denounced as sham, calls grow for more sanctions

Fox News / World 23 sources

Trump administration officials on Monday denounced the Venezuelan presidential election as fraudulent, and vowed to take punitive economic and diplomatic steps to restore democracy.

Tesla Model 3 Doesn’t Get a Consumer Reports Recommendation

AutoGuide.com 66 sources

Tesla Model 3 Doesn’t Get a Consumer Reports Recommendation This should be interesting. more


FTSE 100 surges to a fresh record high

BBC / Business 79 sources

The FTSE 100 index closed more than 1% up at 7,864.34, comfortably above its previous high point on 17 May.


Google sued for 'clandestine tracking' of 4.4m UK iPhone users' browsing data

Collective action seeking up to £3.2bn for claims Google bypassed privacy settings of Apple’s Safari browser

Mark Zuckerberg to meet EU leaders tomorrow after snubbing the UK

Metro.co.uk 57 sources

The billionaire refused to appear in front of British MPs, but showed 'respect' for the European Parliament


US demands tough terms for new Iran nuclear treaty

Pompeo says Tehran must withdraw from Yemen and Syria and curb missile development


Culture secretary raises Comcast's hopes in battle for Sky

The Guardian 27 sources

Matt Hancock ‘not minded’ to intervene as TV giant and Rupert Murdoch vie for control


Mueller Hopes Obstruction Inquiry Into Trump May Wrap Up by Sept. 1, Giuliani Says

Mr. Giuliani sought to make the case that a longer timeline for that aspect of the Russia investigation would hurt Republicans in the midterm elections.

Grains and soyabeans rally on warmer US-China trade relations

‘Trade war on hold’ said US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin


Jailed British-Iranian faces new charge

BBC 17 sources

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is charged in Iran with spreading propaganda, her campaign says.


Timetable shakeup: UK rail commuters hit by rush-hour disruption – as it happened

The Guardian 14 sources

Commuters in large parts of the UK face altered or reduced services as part of a timetable changes


Great Northern, Southern, Thameslink and Northern trains cancelled and delayed

BBC 2 sources

Disruption for passengers as two train operators make wholesale changes to their services.

Russian 'dirty money' is damaging UK security, MPs say

The Guardian 36 sources

Government must stop money laundering by ‘kleptocrats and rights abusers’, which is helping Putin subvert international rules


US Department of Justice to probe Trump campaign 'infiltration'

BBC.com 199 sources

The Department of Justice will investigate whether the FBI spied on Donald Trump's election campaign.

AI to be 'new weapon' in cancer fight

Sky News / Politics 14 sources

Theresa May will unveil plans to use artificial intelligence to help prevent 22,000 cancer deaths a year by 2033.

Monday, May 21

Prince Harry’s emotional moment at the end of Diana’s favourite hymn

Metro.co.uk 2122 sources

He couldn't hide his emotions during the song, which was played at his mother's funeral.

US and China step back from brink of trade war

Mnuchin says Washington free to impose tariffs if Beijing fails to live up to commitments

Sunday, May 20

China agrees to import more goods and services from US

BBC / US / Canada 19 sources

The agreement should also dampen fears of a looming trade war between the two countries.

Newlywed Meghan Markle wears Princess Diana's aquamarine ring to evening wedding reception in beautiful tribute to late mother-in-law

Mirror Online 2281 sources

The Duchess of Sussex, 36, was pictured sporting the gorgeous ring - which once belonged to Diana - as she left for the reception tonight

Nicola Sturgeon: Independence debate to restart this week

The Scotsman 7 sources

The SNP will fire the starting gun on a renewed debate around independence this week with the publication of a long-awaited report on the economy of an independent Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon has signaled.

Saturday, May 19

At least 10 killed in high school shooting in Texas

The Irish Times 1106 sources

Gunman named as 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, a student at the Sante Fe school

GDPR: Everything you need to know

A bluffer’s guide to the General Data Protection Regulation, in force from May 25th

Royal wedding 2018: Prince Harry and Meghan married at Windsor

BBC / News 1837 sources

The couple are declared husband and wife before the Queen and 600 guests at St George's Chapel.

Elon Musk's Boring Company wants to charge $1 for a 150-mph Loop ride in LA - CNET

CNET 89 sources

Getting from Dodger Stadium to LAX in 10 minutes? Sold.

Friday, May 18

John Bercow accused of calling Leadsom a stupid woman

The Times / News 23 sources

The prime minister has added to the pressure on the speaker of the house of commons today bu calling for an investigation over allegations that he called a senior minister “a stupid woman”. Theresa May's official spokeswoman said: “We have…

Santa Fe shooting: Texas governor confirms 10 people dead and 10 wounded

The Guardian 1106 sources

Governor Greg Abbott confirms the number of fatalities in a shooting at a high school about an hour south-east of Houston

Italy's first black minister fears far-right party's government influence

Italy's first black cabinet minister has expressed deep concerns about the entry into Italy's government of the far-right party the League, as a new agreement between the anti-migrant group and the populist Five Star Movement (M5S)…

Donald Trump's warning to Kim Jong-un: make a deal or suffer same fate as Gaddafi

The Guardian / US 106 sources

Asked about ‘Libya model’, Trump says: ‘That model … was total decimation. That model would take place if we don’t make a deal’

Thursday, May 17

How rival agendas threaten Trump's summit with Kim

BBC.com 76 sources

North Korea's threat to cancel its summit with the US suggests a problem of interpretation.

State takes back control of east coast mainline

The Guardian 52 sources

Rail service to be renationalised temporarily after Virgin and Stagecoach could not meet payments

Maximum stake on gambling machines cut to £2

Sky News 66 sources

The government is to clamp down on the "social blight" of fixed-odds betting terminals by cutting the maximum amount people can stake on the machines to £2.

Trump: We'll have to see if N Korea summit still on

Sky News 558 sources

Donald Trump has thrown fresh doubt over a planned US summit with North Korea next month, saying "we'll have to see".