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Amber Rudd calls Brexit without a deal 'unthinkable' - BBC News

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:21:37 GMT

The prospect of Brexit happening without any deal being reached between the UK and the EU is "unthinkable", Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said. Ms Rudd was responding to a question about the impact on security of nothing being agreed before the UK ...

Raqqa: IS 'capital' falls to US-backed Syrian forces - BBC News

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:19:37 GMT

A US-backed alliance of Syrian fighters says it has taken full control of Raqqa, ending three years of rule in the city by so-called Islamic State. Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) spokesman Talal Sello said the fighting was over after a four-month assault.

Betting: Who will replace Craig Shakespeare as Leicester City manager? -

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:21:00 GMT

Leicester City have parted company with Craig Shakespeare after a poor start to the season which has seen the Foxes pick up just four points from their opening eight matches. Shakespeare had impressed when taking over from Claudio Ranieri last term, ...and more »

British man guilty of murder of Kurdish asylum seeker - The Guardian

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:55:42 GMT

Jeffery Barry had racially abused Kamil Ahmad for years before he killed him. Photograph: Avon and Somerset Police. Crime. British man guilty of murder of Kurdish asylum seeker. Jeffrey Barry, who has paranoid schizophrenia, killed Kamil Ahmad hours ...

Trump doubles down on claim Obama didn't call families of fallen troops - The Guardian

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:47:00 GMT

Donald Trump on Tuesday doubled down on his claim that Barack Obama did not routinely call the families of servicemen and women killed in battle. He also warned John McCain, a decorated war hero with whom he has clashed before, that he might “fight ...

Storm Ophelia 2017 path: Live UK updates after storm kills three in Ireland - Evening Standard

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:41:39 GMT

Three people have died as Storm Ophelia barrels across the British Isles and wreaks havoc in northern parts of the UK. Road and rail services in Scotland were thrown into turmoil as the deadly former hurricane continued its destructive path after ...

Reversing Brexit would boost economy, says OECD - BBC News

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:08:12 GMT

Reversing the Brexit process would boost the UK economy, the international economic body, the OECD has said. A new referendum or a change of government leading to the UK staying within the EU would have a "significant" positive impact on growth, the ...

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's third child due in April, say 'delighted' couple -

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:17:57 GMT

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their child in April, they have revealed. Kensington Palace said William and Kate were "delighted" to confirm the month their third child is due to be born. Kate has been suffering from hyperemesis ...

Inflation Hits Five-Year High As Food And Transport Costs Blamed - HuffPost UK

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:52:00 GMT

The fall in the value of the pound since Brexit sees cost of goods go up. 17/10/2017 12:52. Steven Hopkins Assistant News Editor. The UK's inflation rate surged to a five-year high in September as rising food and transport costs upped the financial ...and more »

Son of murdered Maltese journalist denounces 'assassination' - Financial Times

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:59:00 GMT

The son of a Maltese investigative journalist killed by a car bomb has denounced his mother's death as an assassination, as her death drew a fresh wave of condemnation. The European Commission said on Tuesday that it was “horrified” by the killing of ...