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Senior Tory jilts C4 News after anchor Jon Snow allegedly shouts ‘f*** the Tories’ at Glastonbury

Published time: 30 Jun, 2017 15:02 Former Conservative Party chairman Grant Shapps has hinted he declined an invitation to come on Channel 4 News because the show’s veteran host, Jon Snow, is not “impartial.” “Text from @Channel4News asking if I’d go on tonight. Text back from me declining, explaining I ...

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11yo British boy has a higher IQ than Albert Einstein & Stephen Hawking

An 11-year-old British boy has scored higher on an IQ test than Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking. Read more The ‘genius’ benchmark is set at 140, and Arnav Sharma, from Reading, passed the notoriously difficult Mensa test with a score of 162 – the maximum possible result one can receive ...

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72,000 people attending ‘Theresa May’s leaving drinks’ on Friday night

Published time: 30 Jun, 2017 12:41 The last day in any job isn’t complete without a good send-off, so Theresa May must be thrilled that 72,000 Facebook users have said they’ll attend a booze-up in honor of her (as yet unconfirmed) resignation as prime minister. The event planned for Friday ...

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Post-Brexit UK-US trade talks to begin July 24, defying EU rules

Britain will begin trade negotiations with the US later next month contrary to EU rules prohibiting member states from making separate trade agreements with non-Union countries. Speaking on BBC Question Time on Thursday night, International Trade Secretary Liam Fox revealed Britain will hold talks with the US over a potential ...

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Terminally-ill baby must be taken off life support, European court rules

Published time: 30 Jun, 2017 11:51 A terminally-ill baby at the center of an international legal challenge will be taken off life support Friday, three days after the European Court of Human Rights ruled it would not intervene in the boy’s care. Ten-month-old Charlie Gard is believed to be one ...

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Cash-strapped police relax monitoring of sex offender to focus on ‘high-risk’ criminals

British police forces are to scale back on their monitoring of sex offenders, including rapists, to focus on higher-risk criminals, the National Police Chiefs’ Council has said. Under the new scheme, the risk sex offenders pose to the public will be reassessed, and thorough measures originally designed to stop them ...

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No more Mr. Nice Guy? Jeremy Corbyn sacks 3 frontbench rebels over single market vote

Three Labour frontbenchers have been sacked for defying their leader Jeremy Corbyn’s call to abstain from voting on an amendment for the UK to stay in the single market after Brexit. Shadow ministers Andy Slaughter, Ruth Cadbury, and Catherine West were three of 49 MPs who voted for the amendment ...

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Woman suspected of plotting terrorist attack arrested after landing in London’s Heathrow airport

Published time: 30 Jun, 2017 02:01 British police have detained a 21-year-old woman at London’s Heathrow Airport, placing her under arrest for allegedly planning to mount “acts of terrorism.” The woman was apprehended as she stepped off a plane from Istanbul. “Officers from the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command (SO15) have ...

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Survivors of Grenfell fire barred from Kensington council meeting, ‘risk disruption’

Published time: 29 Jun, 2017 16:21 Grenfell Tower fire survivors have been banned from attending the first meeting of senior local councillors since the tragedy – because there is a “risk of disruption.” The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea cabinet is meeting privately on Thursday, where its controversial Conservative ...

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Media elite: 51% of UK journalists went to private school, more than in 1980s – study

Britain’s media industry now has a greater proportion of privately-educated journalists than two decades ago, a new study reveals. Up to 51 percent of journalists in UK newsrooms attended private schools throughout their education, compared to 49 percent in 1986. The study, published by the Social Mobility Commission, reveals the ...

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