Sunday, 19 August 2018

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Brexit bill delayed as Lords back EU nationals’ rights

LONDON: The House of Lords voted to amend and thereby delay a bill empowering Prime Minister Theresa May to begin Brexit negotiations, demanding guarantees for EU nationals living in Britain. Peers voted by 358 to 256 for an amendment requiring ministers protect the rights of more than three million European ...

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6 Months old son spotted cancer, revealed young mother

LONDON: Sarah Boyle, a 26 year old British woman says her 6 year old son helped her to identify cancer. Sarah Boyle revealed that her breastfed son detected cancer when he stopped feeding at the age of 6 months. Sarah lives in Staffordshire area of England says that when she ...

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Trump blames Obama for protests, security leaks

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has claimed that Obama is behind the security leaks and protests against Republicans. “I think that President Obama’s behind it because his people are certainly behind it,” Trump said. “And some of the leaks possibly come from that group, you know, some of the leaks ...

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Sadiq Khan likely to be most popular Labour leader, YouGov finds

LONDON: Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London is the Labour politician most likely to be popular as a party leader, a YouGov survey has suggested. The pollsters looked at prominent Labour politicians and asked the public about two factors – their awareness of the individual, and how much they liked ...

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Sehwag mocks girl for supporting Muslim students’ right to free speech

NEW DELHI: Former Indian cricket team captain Virender Sehwag trolled a female university student for announcing her support for two Muslim students who were attending an event disrupted by a nationalist party. Gurmehar Kaur expressed solidarity with Umar and Shehla, both students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), after members of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi ...

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Single-sex state school in Glasgow facing calls to admit boys

SCOTLAND’S only state-funded single-sex school is facing a challenge to its status from a group of parents over whether boys should be admitted. Notre Dame High, a Catholic high school in Glasgow, has only allowed girls to attend since its foundation in 1897. And it remains the only non-private single-sex ...

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Deported grandmother: I’ve been treated as a terrorist

A WOMAN deported despite living in Britain for nearly 30 years has hit out at the UK Government, saying she has been treated like a terrorist and accused of being violent. Irene Clennell, 53, who is the main carer for her British husband John, was placed in the Dungavel immigration ...

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