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Prince William and Kate name baby son Louis Arthur Charles

LONDON, April 27, 2018 : Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate have named their baby son Louis Arthur Charles, Kensington Palace announced on Friday. “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to announce that they have named their ...

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Cabinet’s Brexiters push May to drop ‘customs partnership’

Boris Johnson among those who fear option would allow Britain to rejoin the customs union Theresa May’s Brexit inner cabinet are preparing for a showdown over the customs union next week, as leading Brexiters including Liam Fox and David Davis ...

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Sadiq Khan warns Donald Trump ahead of London visit: ‘We have got a great history in our city of protests’

Sadiq Khan has told Donald Trump he should expect loud protests if he visits London this year. The London mayor, who has repeatedly clashed with the US president, made the remark following reports that Mr Trump has a UK visit ...

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Donald Trump to meet Queen on UK visit in July

US president will not receive full fanfare of state visit in one-day trip on Friday 13 July Donald Trump will make a “working visit” to the UK on Friday 13 July, the UK and US have both confirmed, with the ...

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UK among the worst in western Europe for press freedom

Latest global ranking places Britain behind Uruguay, Samoa and Chile for restrictions on reporters The UK has one of the worst environments for press freedom in western Europe, according to a global ranking that places Britain below the likes of ...

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Jeremy Corbyn calls for Amber Rudd to resign over Windrush scandal

Labour leader lambasts Theresa May and ministers for failure to realise ‘hostile environment’ led to crisis Jeremy Corbyn has called for the home secretary, Amber Rudd, to resign over a “cruel and misdirected” immigration policy that the Labour leader said ...

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Home Secretary announces membership of new Taskforce to take action against violent crime

Home Secretary announces Serious Violence Taskforce membership, including local MPs and police leaders The Serious Violence Taskforce will work with the Government to design and deliver the Serious Violence Strategy Taskforce members, including the Mayor of London, will meet for ...

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Special forces need to face scrutiny from parliament, say MPs

SAS and other elite units operate without democratic oversight – unlike MI5, MI6 and GCHQ Political pressure is building for the UK’s special forces to be subjected to parliamentary scrutiny for the first time – bringing them into line with ...

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Rana Plaza was a man-made disaster: Rushanara Ali

Bangladesh-born British MP Rushanara Ali. Photo: Collected Five years after the Rana Plaza disaster, Bangladesh-born British MP Rushanara Ali has described what happened as “not an accident” but “a man-made disaster”. She was speaking at a panel debate at the ...

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Number of zero-hours contracts in UK rose by 100,000 in 2017 – ONS

Employment contracts without a minimum number of guaranteed hours increased to 1.8m The number of zero-hours contracts in use across the UK rose by about 100,000 last year, according to official figures. The Office for National Statistics, said the number ...

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