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Petition calling for British government to cancel Brexit gets more than six million signatures British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks in the House of Commons during a Brexit debate. Photo: House of Commons/PA Wire A PETITION calling on the British government to halt the Brexit process has passed six million signatures. The Revoke Article 50 petition, due to be debated by MPs...
Russia scoffs at US call for troops to quit Venezuela UN plea for humanitarian aid as 94pc of population now in poverty Home care: Ninoska Blanco sits with her sick mother Alexandrian Blanco in Caracas during one of the many power blackouts that have hit Venezuela. Photo: AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko Russia yesterday said it had sent "specialists" to Venezuela under a military...
Brexit has been marked by bizarre moments - here's 10 of the strangest Dancing in the dark: Theresa May arrives onstage to the sound of Abba at the Tory party conference last year in Birmingham. British Prime Minister Theresa May claimed that the UK would leave the EU on March 29 more than 100 times. Brexit D-Day came and went and...
Charlie Weston: 'Blame our financial calamity, blame compliant governments, blame the banks and their weak regulators'    (Stock picture) Blame our financial calamity, blame compliant governments, blame the banks and their weak regulators. You can blame them all for the fact that Ireland has been for sale for a number of years now - and vultures continue to pounce, buying up distressed mortgages...
Deaths mar local elections linked by Turkey’s president to national survival The high stakes of the local contests were brought into stark relief with the deaths of two members of the Islamic-oriented Felicity Party. A boy kisses the hand of Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan outside a polling station (Lefteris Pitarakis/AP) Scattered violence, including the deaths of two volunteers from a small...
Judge says he 'will no longer bail defendants to homes in Republic' Stock Image A judge says he will no longer accept Republic of Ireland bail addresses for defendants because of the continuing uncertainty over Brexit. Judge Barney McElholm described the political uncertainty as "this abominable exercise in misgovernment" which could result in people living in the Republic no longer being subject...
Facebook pledges to clamp down on political ads before elections Facebook has pledged to clamp down on political advertising to safeguard against interference ahead of May’s European Elections. Stock image Facebook has pledged to clamp down on political advertising to safeguard against interference ahead of May's European elections. Political ads will be labelled as "paid for", offering information on who bought it,...
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is at the wheel and steers Manchester United to victory The Norwegian was appointed permanent manager earlier in the week and claimed three points against Watford. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer celebrates the win (Martin Rickett/PA) Ole Gunnar Solskjaer started life as permanent Manchester United manager with a win against Watford. Here, Press Association Sport’s Simon Peach takes a look at how...
Juncker warns British that EU's patience is running out Varadkar will meet Macron and Merkel as May considers calling snap election in UK Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, left, and EU Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker (Michelle Devane/PA)Checkpoint: A woman is stopped at a mock customs post at a Border Communities Against Brexit protest in Newry, Co Down. Photo: Getty European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker...
Whispers about my future will not stop – Pochettino Spurs coach expects rumours to continue. Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino (right) expects speculation about his future will continue. Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino does not think the rumours surrounding his position will stop in the wake of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s appointment as Manchester United’s manager. Pochettino was the early favourite for the Old Trafford position...

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