Thursday, 28 May 2020

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Prince of Wales fashions balloon crown during college visit

The Prince of Wales was hailed as a future “king of balloon making” after he created his very own crown, from a balloon. When Charles joined a group of Jewish school children making balloon toys for youngsters with serious illnesses he did not need to be asked twice when offered ...

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Archbishop issues apology over Church of England links to child abuser

LONDON: The Archbishop of Canterbury has said the Church of England “failed terribly” for not reporting the head of a Christian charity accused of carrying out sadomasochistic attacks on young boys at summer camps. Justin Welby issued an “unreserved and unequivocal” apology on behalf of the church after admitting he ...

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Trump admin eyes scrapping anti-extremism program

WASHINGTON: The Trump administration is working to scrap a program to fight extremism in favor of one focusing on extremism among Muslims, a source familiar with deliberations in the White House said Wednesday. The Countering Violent Extremism program connects law enforcement officials with Muslim-American groups and was launched by President ...

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How Queen will mark her ‘Sapphire Jubilee’

LONDON: On February 6, Queen Elizabeth II will become the first British monarch to reach a Sapphire Jubilee, 65 years after she ascended the throne. It’s an incredible milestone, but it’s unlikely the Queen will be celebrating her achievement. Multiple reports suggest the Queen will spend the day in private ...

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British MPs to vote on EU divorce trigger

As the second of a two-day debate gets underway, the 143 word bill is expected to swiftly pass the vote in the lower parliament. Prime Minister Theresa May could begin the process to leave the European Union next month. British MPs were due to spend several more hours on Wednesday ...

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York: Police appeal for help to find missing 15-year-old girl

POLICE are appealing to the public to help find a missing 15-year-old girl from York. Faye Kathleen Simpson was last seen leaving her home in Heworth, York at 4.45pm on Saturday, January 28. It is thought she was planning to head into York city centre. Faye is described as white, 5’6” ...

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Baroness Warsi condemns Theresa May for ‘bowing down’ to Trump

LONDON: An ex-Cabinet minister has accused the Government of “bowing down” to Donald Trump, demanding that Theresa May consider cancelling his state visit. Baroness Warsi said ministers had to decide whether it is right for the UK to bestow the “highest honour” it can on a US President who holds such controversial views. She ...

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Queen is in ‘difficult position’ over Trump State Visit

LONDON: Theresa May has been accused of putting the Queen in a ‘very difficult position’ by inviting Donald Trump for a state visit. A former Foreign Office chief has hit out at the PM’s ‘ill judged’ move saying it has exposed the monarch to a furious row about the US ...

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