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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

The meeting will take place at Ms May's request

Theresa May to meet EU's top Brexit negotiators in London on Wednesday

Theresa May to meet EU's top Brexit negotiators in London

Jean Claude-Juncker and Michel Barnier will travel to London on Prime Minister's invitation

Gisela Stuart says Jeremy Corbyn has nothing to do with her decision to step down

Labour MP Gisela Stuart denies she's quitting because of Jeremy Corbyn

Labour MP Gisela Stuart denies she's quitting because of Jeremy Corbyn

Outgoing MP for Birmingham Edgbaston also says Labour must map out to voters their vision for a successful Brexit

Reports of homophobic murder have emerged from Chechnya

Chechnya gay murder reports 'a false provocation', says Russia's human rights monitor

Chechnya gay murder reports 'likely false', says Russia human rights chief

Human rights ombudsman Tatyana Moskalkova doubts credibility of reports about disappearance and murder of gay men in Chechnya

Responders comb the wreckage after an Israeli strike on Gaza in 2014

Israeli leader Netanyahu: I tried everything to avoid 2014 Gaza war

Israeli leader Netanyahu: I did everything to avoid 2014 Gaza war

Netanyahu blames Hamas for provoking horrific conflict three years ago

Kezia Dugdale insists Labour could be elected, rules out SNP coalition

Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale rules out SNP coalition: 'A big, fat, categoric NO'

Scottish Labour leader rules out SNP coalition: 'A big, fat, categoric NO'

Kezia Dugdale says Jeremy Corbyn can win without the support of Nicola Sturgeon

Donald Trump accused of ignorance as he claims Korea was part of China

Donald Trump accused of ignorance as he claims Korea was part of China

Donald Trump accused of ignorance as he claims Korea was part of China

The US President made the comment in the meeting with Xi Jinping earlier this month

Jeremy Corbyn's brother blasts 'evil' BBC, insists Labour will win election

Jeremy Corbyn's brother blasts 'evil' BBC, insists Labour will win election

Jeremy Corbyn's brother blasts 'evil' BBC, insists Labour will win election

Piers Corbyn accused the BBC of doing everything it could to prevent his brother from becoming Prime Minister

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Akram Azimov was detained outside Moscow (stock photo)

Brother of St Petersburg bomb suspect Abror Azimov arrested

Brother of St Petersburg bomb suspect Abror Azimov arrested

Akram Azimov is accused of providing money to fund attack on St Petersburg metro

'Theresa May doesn't want to take unnecessary risks about Brexit', says commentator John Rentoul

Even Jeremy Corbyn's hardcore support are fed up with him, says commentator John Rentoul

Even Jeremy Corbyn's hardcore support are fed up with him, says commentator

John Rentoul told James Whale that Jeremy Corbyn has absolutely no chance of winning general election and Labour MPs are just waiting for him to go

Natalie McGarry left the SNP to become an independent

SNP defector Natalie McGarry faints in House of Commons during PMQs

SNP defector Natalie McGarry faints in House of Commons during PMQs

Natalie McGarry was in the Commons tea room when she was taken unwell

US Republican uses word 'n****r' in conversation with black colleagues

US Republican uses word 'n****r' in conversation with black colleagues

Frank Artiles dropped n-bomb during conversation with black senators Audrey Gibson and Perry Thurston

The Big Debate on crushing: 'What should a saboteur be instead? Crushed?'

The Big Debate on crushing: 'What should a saboteur be instead? Crushed?'

The Big Debate on crushing: 'What should a saboteur be instead? Crushed?'

The Big Debate was about crushing today

The Spanish government admits it would struggle to deal with a dawn of the dead

Spanish government admits it can't defend against zombie apocalypse

Spanish government admits it can't defend against zombie apocalypse

Governments issues flippant response to equally flippant question in Spanish Congress

Korea lunch bill, Alabama sucker-punch, and the live TV gun debacle - top five political fights of all time

Guns, catfights and flying chairs - the world's craziest political debates

Guns, catfights and flying chairs - the world's craziest political debates

As Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn prepare to go head to head in the election campaign, we look at other great political battles that have happened in the world

Inmates of a Nazi concentration camp are seen at the end of the Holocaust

UN Holocaust documents should have been released much earlier

'UN Holocaust documents should have been released much earlier'

The revelation that Allies knew about Holocaust in 1942 is nothing new. The real scandal surrounds the documents themselves

One person injured in car ramming attack in Israel

One person injured in car ramming attack in Israel

One person injured in car ramming attack in Israel

The incident took place at the Gush Etzion junction in the West Bank

The ancient tomb was found near Luxor, one of the world's richest archaeological sites (stock photo)

Archaeologists discover 3,500-year-old Pharoah tomb in Egypt (VIDEO)

Archaeologists discover 3,500-year-old Pharoah tomb in Egypt

Tomb contains eight mummies and thousands of statues

Sir Vince Cable confirms he's ready for re-election after Theresa May's election announcement

Early election: Vince Cable confirms he's ready to return to parliament aged 74

Vince Cable confirms he's ready to return to parliament aged 74

The former Business Secretary and former MP for Twickenham spoke to Paul Ross about the Prime Minister's announcement

Donald Tusk seen with Theresa May at Downing Street

Brexit: EU chief Donald Tusk bombarded with abuse by angry mob in his home country

Brexit: EU chief Donald Tusk bombarded with abuse by angry mob in Poland

Mr Tusk was on his way to appear before an investigation into Poland's intelligence agency

'Absolute brilliance' - Yvette Cooper steals the show at PMQs

'Absolute brilliance' - Yvette Cooper steals the show at PMQs

Yvette Cooper hailed as 'absolutely brilliant' for hammering Theresa May at PMQs

The MP for Pontefract and Castleford asked Theresa May: 'Isn't the truth we can't believe a word she says?'

George Osborne quits as MP to focus on London Evening Standard

George Osborne quits as MP

Osborne says he'll keep 'fighting for the Britain I love'

The Boston Marathon was the scene of a terrorist attack in 2013 (Wikipedia)

Adidas apologises for congratulating runners on 'surviving' Boston Marathon

Adidas apologises for congratulating runners on 'surviving' Boston Marathon

Company says it is 'incredibly sorry' for blunder over marathon which was the scene of terrorist attack in 2013

'It's the right decision' - Michael Gove MP backs Theresa May over election call, lambasts Jeremy Corbyn

Michael Gove says Britain and Labour deserve better than Jeremy Corbyn

Michael Gove says Britain and Labour deserve better than Jeremy Corbyn

The MP for Surrey Heath and former Justice Secretary spoke to Paul Ross about the motion to call a vote in June

Aaron Hernandez seen during his trial in August 2013

Former Patriots American Football star Aaron Hernandez found dead in cell

Former Patriots American Football star Aaron Hernandez found dead in cell

Patriots star had been jailed for shooting dead Odin Lloyd

Early general election: 'We will win', says Labour's John McDonnell

Jeremy Corbyn's No.2 John McDonnell insists 'we will win general election'

Jeremy Corbyn's No.2 John McDonnell insists 'we will win general election'

The shadow chancellor and MP for Hayes and Harlington spoke confidently to Paul Ross about Labour's chances of becoming elected in June

'There's a fear of political messages being skewed by TV debates', says Dominic Raab MP

'Theresa May debates Jeremy Corbyn every week on PMQs': Dominic Raab defends Tory leader

'Theresa May debates Jeremy Corbyn every week on PMQs'

Dominic Raab, Tory MP for Esher and Walton spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the upcoming election

'Theresa May doesn't know what she's doing, this election is a smokescreen', says Steve McCabe MP

'Theresa May doesn't know what she's doing, this election is a smokescreen', says Steve McCabe MP

'Theresa May doesn't know what she's doing, this election is a smokescreen'

Steve McCabe, MP for Birmingham Selly Oak, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the planned early election called by the Prime Minister

'Theresa May is making Nigel Farage look like a liberal by choosing a hard Brexit', says Lib Dem leader Tim Farron

'Theresa May is making Nigel Farage look like a liberal over Brexit' says Lib Dem leader Tim Farron

'Theresa May is making Nigel Farage look like a liberal by choosing hard Brexit'

Lib Dem leader rubbishes idea of 'Progressive Alliance' with anti-Corbyn Labour MPs: it's a non-starter

Hackney acid attack: Police searching for 25-year-old man in connection with club incident

Hackney acid attack: Police searching for boyfriend of ex-TOWIE star Ferne McCann

Police searching for boyfriend of TV star Ferne McCann over Hackney acid attack

Detectives are looking to speak to Arthur Collins in relation to an acid attack which left up to 20 people injured

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tim Farron has positioned himself as the man to stop hard Brexit

Early election: Lib Dems gain 2,000 members in three hours as Remainers flock to party

Lib Dems gain 2,000 members in three hours as Remainers flock to party

Party sees huge surge in membership after Theresa May's announcement of a snap general election

'Theresa May should have said she's calling an election because she thinks she'll win', says the SNP's John Nicolson

If Theresa May wants unanimous backing she should move to North Korea, says SNP's John Nicolson

If Theresa May wants total backing she should move to North Korea, says SNP MP

Theresa May has called a snap general election, but the SNP's John Nicolson thinks she should have announced it slightly differently

BREAKING: Cleveland Facebook killer Steve Stephens found dead in car

Cleveland Facebook killer Steve Stephens found dead in car

Stephens reportedly killed himself in Ford Focus

Disney to create life-size animatronic robots for theme parks

Robot Mickey Mouse on the way? Disney to introduce life-size animatronic characters in theme parks

Disney to introduce life-size animatronic characters in theme parks

It is said that the robots will be controlled by artificial intelligence, so that they'll have both knowledge and personality

Early election: 'Theresa May personally wants a strong mandate for Brexit', says Iain Duncan Smith

Early election will kill off any talk of second Brexit referendum, Iain Duncan Smith tells Remainers

Early election will kill off talk of new referendum, says Iain Duncan Smith

Duncan Smith says Remainers can finally stop moaning once Theresa May gets clear majority

'Adolf Hitler learned about eugenics from what the Americans did', says historian

Adolf Hitler learned eugenics from American sterilisation camps, says historian

'Adolf Hitler learned eugenics from American sterilisation camp'

Yale University historian Daniel Kevles says America industrialised eugenics at turn of 20th century

Early election: Donald Tusk likens Brexit to horror movie after Theresa May u-turn

Donald Tusk likens Brexit to horror movie after Theresa May u-turn

The President of the European Council took to Twitter in the wake of the Prime Minister's announcement with a strange comparison.

Abbott accused Theresa May of 'cutting and running' over Brexit

Early election: Diane Abbott attacks Theresa May for being stooge of Donald Trump

Diane Abbott attacks Theresa May for being stooge of Donald Trump

Abbott says May has 'cut and run' over Brexit and suggested Prime Minister is working 'hand in hand' with Trump

At least 24 people dead after bus falls into Philippines ravine

At least 24 people dead after bus falls into Philippines ravine

At least 24 people dead after bus falls into Philippines ravine

The bus was carrying around 45 passengers when its brakes failed and it fell into a ravine

Argentinian man who murdered his 15-year-old girlfriend now on Tinder

Argentine man who murdered and cremated his 15-year-old girlfriend now on Tinder

Argentine man who murdered and cremated his 15-year-old girlfriend now on Tinder

Pablo Cuchan killed, quartered, and cremated Luciana Moretti in a brutal murder, and was released after serving 11 years

Early election: 'Theresa May's broken promise raises the issue of trust in politicians', says UKIP's Jonathan Arnott

Early election: Theresa May is giving politicians a bad name, says UKIP's Jonathan Arnott

Theresa May is giving politicians a bad name, says UKIP MEP

Theresa May has called a snap general election and whilst Jonathan Arnott welcomes the news, he also thinks it gives politicians bad press

Former Deputy Headteacher backs Bear Grylls' call for school empowerment

Parenting expert backs Bear Grylls' call for school empowerment

Parenting expert backs Bear Grylls' call for school empowerment

The TV presenter and survivalist said schools in the UK don't fully prepare children for life

Southwest Airlines pilot arrested after loaded gun is found in hand luggage

Southwest Airlines pilot arrested after loaded gun found in hand luggage

Southwest Airlines pilot arrested after loaded gun found in hand luggage

The pilot told authorities that he had forgotten that the gun was in his bag

First and largest WhatsApp child pornography network is dismantled

World's largest WhatsApp child porn ring dismantled, with 39 arrests

World's largest WhatsApp child porn ring dismantled, with 39 arrests

Around 360,000 photo and video files were discovered in WhatsApp chats and victim's ages ranged from two-three months to eight years old

Early election: Five promises Theresa May has broken in just nine months

Five promises Theresa May has broken in just nine months

Mrs. May announced her bid for a snap general election in June, reneging on a promise she has routinely made

Broadway veterans to play Elsa and Anna in stage adaptation of Frozen

Broadway veterans to play Elsa and Anna in stage adaptation of Frozen

Broadway veterans to play Elsa and Anna in stage adaptation of Frozen

Cassie Levy and Patti Murin will play the two key characters in the show, which will debut in August

Labour MP Barry Gardiner criticises timing of snap general election

Labour MP Barry Gardiner asks Theresa May: 'How can you hold election during Brexit negotiations?'

Barry Gardiner asks: 'How can you hold election during Brexit negotiations?'

Theresa May has called a snap general election which will take place on June 8, but Barry Gardiner believes this will affect the Brexit deal

Early election: 'This is a massive gamble for the Conservatives', says Labour MP

Early election: 'Theresa May is trying to hide her horror Brexit deal', says Labour MP

'Theresa May is trying to hide her horror Brexit deal', says Labour MP

Theresa May has announced a snap general election which will take place on June 8

Theresa May early election: Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn responds to Prime Minister's call

Theresa May early election: Bullish Jeremy Corbyn pledges to fight on the NHS, not Brexit

Bullish Jeremy Corbyn pledges to fight on the NHS, not Brexit

The Labour leader has posted a statement on social media to respond to the Prime Minister's call for an early election

Theresa May general election 'is chance to change UK direction', says Lib Dem leader Tim Farron

Early election: Lib Dem leader Tim Farron pitches himself as man to stop hard Brexit

Lib Dem leader Tim Farron pitches himself as man to stop hard Brexit

The Liberal Democrat Leader posted a statement on the Liberal Democrat website after the Prime Minister announced her motion to lobby for a June vote

Theresa May: Prime Minister creates Twitter frenzy with call for June general election

Theresa May branded 'ruthless' over General Election announcement, while Corbyn mocked

May branded 'ruthless' over election announcement, while Corbyn mocked

The Prime Minister announced she would motion the House of Commons to overturn the Fixed-Term Parliament Act

General election: 'Theresa May is panicking', says Green Party

General election: 'Theresa May is panicking', says Green Party

'Theresa May is panicking', says Green Party

Theresa May has announced a snap general election which will take place on June 8

'Theresa May will announce Pete Price is a lizard' - Twitter speculates ahead of Prime Minister's statement

'Theresa May will tell us Brexit was an April Fool': Here's what Twitter wished the Prime Minister had announced

Here's what Twitter wished Theresa May had announced

No one knows what the Prime Minister will say, so Twitter users have run wild with imagination

Theresa May calls snap General Election on June 8

Election to take place on June 8, May says

Lawmakers to vote on whether to break Fixed Term Parliaments Act and hold election three years early

Documents claim the Allies were aware of the Holocaust more than two years before assumed historical date

Churchill was aware of the Holocaust over two years earlier than previously thought, documents show

Documents claim Allies were aware of Holocaust two years before assumed date

New documents suggest Allied commanders knew of Nazi atrocities in 1942

Theresa May's 'announcement' has prompted widespread speculation

Why Theresa May has to consult MPs before holding early election

Why Theresa May has to consult MPs before holding early election

The Government does not have the power to dissolve parliament, but it does have the power to call a vote

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