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Trump fires back at Theresa May with wrong Twitter handle

WASHINGTON/LONDON: US President Trump on Wednesday fired back at British Prime Minister Theresa May’s criticism of him retweeting anti-Muslim videos, telling her on Twitter to instead focus on her own domestic issues. “Don’t focus on me, focus on the destructive Radical Islamic Terrorism that is taking place within the United ...

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May accuses Russia of launching a ‘fake news’ war against the West

LONDON: Theresa May has accused Russia of running a covertly propaganda war using fake news to “sow discord” in the west and “meddle in elections”. The prime minister said the West needed to tackle Putin’s regime which had become the biggest threat facing “open economies and free societies” across the ...

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British official urges social media companies to block militant content

LONDON: Britain’s top internal security official is pressing social media companies to devise automatic systems to spot and block violent militant messaging before it is posted on their networks. Amber Rudd, home secretary in the conservative British government led by Prime Minister Theresa May, told an audience at New America, ...

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Labour calls for probe into Priti Patel meetings in Israel

LONDON: Theresa May is under pressure to launch an investigation into one of her Cabinet ministers for failing to disclose meetings with top Israeli officials. Labour accused International Development Secretary Priti Patel of committing four “serious breaches” of the ministerial code over her trip to the Middle East in August. ...

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PM May Demands End to Sexual Harassment at Top of Politics

LONDON: Theresa May said sexual harassment among top politicians can’t be tolerated any longer as she battles to control the fallout from claims of inappropriate behavior in Parliament. The U.K. prime minister proposed a set of rules to protect staff and colleagues of lawmakers, and ordered an inquiry into a ...

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Diwali Shows Hindu Culture At It’s Very Best, Says Theresa May

LONDON:  Prime Minister Theresa May greeted the Hindu community on the occasion of Diwali, saying the festival is the celebration of the way of life, showing Hindu culture at its very best. In a message read out at Diwali celebrations organised by leading NRI businessmen Hinduja brothers at their residence ...

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May to urge EU leaders to speed up Brexit talks

BRUSSELS: British Prime Minister Theresa May will appeal to European Union leaders at a crunch summit in Brussels on Thursday to push forward the deadlocked Brexit negotiations. At a meeting moved to a new venue at the last minute due to an eruption of toxic gas, May will urge her ...

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Theresa May makes surprise Brussels trip amid Brexit deadlock

LONDON: British Minister Theresa May is speaking directly with leaders of some of the European Union’s biggest member states ahead of a meeting in Brussels aimed at unblocking negotiations on Britain’s departure from the bloc. May spoke by phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and planned to call France’s Emmanuel ...

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PM May says UK must act against race inequality

LONDON: Theresa May has warned public services there will be “nowhere to hide” if they treat people differently on the basis of their race. A new government website shows disparities in educational attainment, health, employment and treatment by police and courts between ethnicities. The PM said institutions must “explain or ...

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Theresa May announces £2bn for council homes expansion

MANCHESTER: Councils and housing associations have welcomed government plans to spend £2bn on a “new generation” of council houses and affordable homes for rent. In her conference speech, Theresa May pledged to dedicate her premiership to fixing the “broken” housing market. The state, she said, must get “back in the ...

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