Friday, 23 June 2017

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Obama Warns Of Threats To Democracy In Farewell Address

WASHINGTON: “Tonight it’s my turn to say thanks,” President Obama said at the opening of his speech. He said he was addressing all Americans and thanking them for making him a “better president and a better man.” He teared up later in his farewell address while thanking his wife for being ...

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York: Girl, 15, is arrested over the death of a seven-year-old girl

YORKSHIRE: A mother sank to her knees and sobbed yesterday after her seven-year-old daughter was found with fatal injuries. The youngster was discovered in a grassy alleyway in an affluent suburb of York and later died in hospital. A 15-year-old girl has been arrested. Witnesses said the mother of the ...

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Tube strike hits millions of Londoners

LONDON: Millions of Londoners endured a chaotic start to the week on Monday after a strike shut down most of the Underground network, including many city centre stations. Clapham Junction, a major transport hub in the south of the capital, had to be evacuated in the morning rush hour due ...

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Pregnant British man to be first to give birth in UK

LONDON: A 20-year-old transgender man will be the first male in the UK to give birth. Hayden Cross was born a girl and was going through hormone treatment for his transition; but unable to get assistance from the NHS to freeze his eggs prior to his full transition, he decided ...

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Tube strike is completely unnecessary: Sadiq Khan

LONDON: Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said he wanted to continue talking to the unions, but he made no new offers on staffing. He said: “I accept the argument that we need more staff on the London Underground. Already we have created 200 new posts and want to carry on ...

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Boris Johnson holds talks with senior Trump team figures in New York

LONDON: Boris Johnson has held talks with senior members of Trump’s team as the Government seeks to strengthen its links to the US president-elect before he takes office. The Foreign Secretary met Mr Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner and the president-elect’s chief strategist Steve Bannon after flying to New York on ...

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UK will have ‘control over borders’ after Brexit: PM May

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May insisted on Sunday that Britain will have “control over our borders” after Brexit, suggesting she would be prepared to quit Europe’s trading zone to achieve it. “The referendum vote was a vote for us to… bring control into our immigration system. I’m clear that is ...

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