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George Osborne’s red carpet treatment of China stores big rewards, and big risks

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The ancient Silk Road, along which caravans of traders brought fine Chinese cloths and exquisite porcelain to markets across Asia, never stretched as far as chilly Britain. But George Osborne ...

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David Cameron responds to Question Time tax credits complaint

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The government has been forced to defend its plans to cut tax credits after a former Tory voter broke down in tears on the BBC’s Question Time and accused the ...

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Tensions high in Israel after attacks on Joseph’s Tomb and soldier

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Tensions ran high in Israel on Friday as Palestinians rioters in the occupied West Bank set fire to a Jewish shrine near Nablus, and a Palestinian man who had disguised ...

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Ahmed Mohamed meets Sudanese president with whom father had rivalry

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Ahmed Mohamed, a 14-year-old Sudanese-American student who was arrested after bringing a homemade clock to school in Texas, has met the Sudanese president, Omar al-Bashir, a wanted war criminal who ...

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Jeremy Corbyn named vice-president of Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

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Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour party leader, will accept a new role as vice-president of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament as figures show a sharp upturn in support for the organisation. ...

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The BBC “must do better” with its reporting if there is a second referendum in the future says Angus Robertson

Journalists at the BBC “let themselves down” during Scotland’s independence referendum by skewing the corporation’s coverage in favour of preserving the Union, one of the SNP’s most senior figures has ...

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CNBC gives in to Trump and Carson’s demand to shorten debate

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Donald Trump has registered another victory after CNBC, the host of the next Republican presidential debate, caved to his demand for a shorter event which would include opening and closing ...

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José Mourinho: Roman Abramovich will not sack me as Chelsea manager

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José Mourinho believes Roman Abramovich’s outlook has changed so radically over the past few years that he would not be sacked even if the club finish mid-table and outside the ...

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SNP conference: Sturgeon to commit party to vote against Syria intervention

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Nicola Sturgeon is to commit the Scottish National party to voting against any military intervention by the UK in Syria at Westminster in a move that piles further pressure on ...

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Senior Tory warns EU renegotiation will not convince party to support in campaign

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The majority of Conservative backbenchers will remain unconvinced even if David Cameron succeeds in renegotiating the terms of the UK’s membership of the European Union, the chairman of the foreign ...

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