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Britain's meaningless Brexit vote...
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Now it is hard-line Brexiteers who are set to use the so-called meaningful vote to reject an agreement they have branded a humiliating surrender that would leave the U.K. a vassal of Brussels potentially indefinitely.

Stocks down, and Dow drops 750 points, reversing gains from U.S.-China trade truce...
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Big losses in bank, tech and industrial stocks as Wall Street sees two countries still far apart on key trade issues

Tommy Robinson hits back at Nigel Farage and says Nigel doesn't care about UKIP's future...

Tommy Robinson has savaged Nigel Farage after Farage "slandered" him on his LBC show. The former UKIP Leader repeated his accusation that if UKIP march alongside Tommy next Sunday against Theresa May's sell-out deal they will "turn into th

Nigel Farage quits Ukip in protest over Tommy Robinson...

The former UKIP leader has long opposed the appointment of the far-right thug, which has been championed by current party leader Gerard Batten.

Stephen Hawking's last scientific study published, showing professor grappled with mystery of black holes right up until his death...
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The research attempts to deal with a paradox that occupied the scientist's mind throughout his career

Mysterious smell across London probably came from Europe, expert says...
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Analysis suggests stench was something carried to London on the wind from Austria or Germany, but no one knows precisely what chemical caused a stench that was like 'chlorine meets TCP/Dettol meets battery acid'

Macedonia referendum: Polls close name change vote...
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The referendum on renaming the country North Macedonia could lead to Nato and EU membership.

Tory divisions laid bare as MP publicly calls for Brexiteer to challenge pro-EU colleague for her parliamentary seat...
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Conservatives line up to condemn the prime minister's Chequers proposals

Brits reject May's Brexit plan, some turn to Boris and far right - poll...
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Prime Minister Theresa May's plans to leave the European Union are overwhelmingly opposed by the British public and more than a third of voters would support a new right-wing political party committed to quitting the bloc, according to a new poll.

Fans rage over Reading and Leeds Festival lineup...
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'Selling my ticket for 17p... cause that's all the line-up is worth!': Furious rock fans rush to sell their £220 Reading and Leeds festival passes after rap and grime stars top the bill. While another person simply wrote: 'Music is officially DEAD. A festival like Reading and Leeds so well known

12 million boxes of baby milk in 83 countries recalled over salmonella...
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A salmonella scare at a French dairy giant has led to a recall of 12 million boxes of baby milk products across 83 countries. The company Lactalis first recalled products...

Detective in Madeleine McCann case killed...
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A PRIVATE detective hired by Kate and Gerry McCann to find their missing daughter Madeleine has died after apparently falling over at a mansion. Police say they are treating the death of 56-year-old Kevin Halligen as unexplained .

Dark Matter season 4 fade; what's next for canceled series?...
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“All good things must come to an end – some much sooner than expected. Sadly, such is the case for
'Dark Matter'. Despite word of the cancellation by syfy, fandom rose up and gave us new hope. We sought to buck the odds and find our little show a new home. But unfortunately, I just learned that our

'Dark Matter' News: Series Creator Reveals Reason Behind Cancellation...
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After Syfy confirmed that "Dark Matter" would no longer be renewed for another season, series creator Joseph Mallozzi revealed a few days ago what he thought was the reason behind this cancellation. According to him, the decision had a lot to do w

The Guardian view on universal basic income: tax data giants to pay for it...
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Editorial: Hillary Clinton should have thrown caution to the wind and backed yearly payments to US citizens. These couldve been dividends from a fund financed by levying duties on tech giants that profit from a collective loss of privacy

UK terror threat level raised to critical, meaning an attack is imminent, Prime Ministersays...
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The UK terror threat level has been raised from severe to critical, the highest possible level, meaning an attack is expected imminently.

Big brands shun straight, white Britain in their adverts...
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Advertisers are so worried about being accused of racism or homophobia they are shying away from using images of white people and straight couples. Marketing departments are even putting diversity...

Police chief suggests non-English speaking victims of crime will be given priority with white middle class men at the bottom of the list...
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Craig Mackey, deputy commissioner for the force, said the Met could decide who receives a face to face visit from the police depending how 'vulnerable' they are.

'I'm terrified': White nationalist Christopher Cantwell cries in video about Charlottesville protest...
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A white nationalist who was featured in a Vice News documentary about the "Unite the Right" Charlottesville marchers at the weekend has posted a video in which he tearfully complains about his current plight.

Elderly neglected by NHS because loved ones won't complain ...
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Elderly patients are being failed by hospitals as their relatives are too scared to complain, with a report revealing that more than two-thirds of those who complain claiming it made no difference to care.

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