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15 Countries to Expel Russian Diplomats in Solidarity With UK – Tusk

Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Germany, France, Denmark, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, France, Italy and the US have decided to expel Russian diplomats amid Skripal’s case, according to the latest reports. “Fourteen out of 28 EU member-states have decided to expel diplomats from the Russian Federation as a measure of solidarity with London on the Skripal case,” European Council President Donald Tusk said. So far the …

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Second World War bomb shuts UK parliament

London’s Westminster Bridge in the shadow of parliament’s Big Ben clock tower was closed on Thursday after a suspected World War II bomb was found in the River Thames, police said. Police closed the bridge leading to the Houses of Parliament at around 5.15pm (11.15pm UAE), while Westminster underground station was evacuated at around 6:00 pm. “Please bear with us …

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2016 the hottest year on record

Last year was the hottest year on record globally, beating even 2015’s exceptionally high temperatures, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) has said. The global average temperature in 2016 was 1.1C higher than pre-industrial levels and about 0.07C higher than the previous record set in 2015. Worldwide temperatures received a boost from a strong El Nino event, but experts say 2016 …

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Inside Story – Is a ‘hard Brexit’ the best way for Britain to leave the EU? (video)

Prime Minister Theresa May wants a complete break from the European Union. Not a partial membership. It’s a move some have called a ‘hard’ Brexit. She laid out her strategy in a highly anticipated speech in London. May insists her country will seek new and equal partnerships with its friends and allies in the EU. Her ultimate goal is to …

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#Syria: Cameron and Obama agree to military strike over chemical weapons

David Cameron and Barack Obama last night agreed to take military action against Syria, the Sunday People has reported. The US president sealed the deal in a 40-minute phone call to the Prime Minister at his holiday retreat in Cornwall. The two leaders agreed that Syrian tyrant Bashar al-Assad was responsible for using chemical weapons against children. Mr Obama and Mr Cameron …

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How the UK is Forcing Internet Censorship—Even of Esoteric Sites

Yesterday we reported that the United Kingdom is setting up a massive blockade around the Internet, censoring not just porn but even message boards and esoteric websites. Specifically, UK internet service providers will be required to block sites that the government deems unacceptable—including porn, violent material, extremist sites, pro-anorexia and pro-suicide sites, alcohol and smoking, web forums, esoteric material and even …

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