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Claims of mass refugee immigration to UK branded ‘false and bogus’

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A new report saying that up to half a million refugees and their relatives could move to Britain after 2020 because of free movement rules has been branded “false and ...

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Iraqi troops seize control of districts of Falluja from Isis

Iraqi, troops, seize, districts, Falluja, Isis

Iraqi troops have wrested back control of districts in the Islamic State-held city of Falluja in a long-awaited operation fraught with fears that the militant group could try to use ...

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Israeli police are considering charges against Sara Netanyahu, say reports

Israeli, police, charges, Sara Netanyahu

Sara Netanyahu, the wife of the Israeli prime minister, could reportedly face fraud charges relating to a long-running controversy over the management of her husband Binyamin Netanyahu’s official residence in ...

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Egyptian girl dies during banned female genital mutilation operation

Egyptian, girl, dies, female, genital, mutilation operation

Egyptian prosecutors are investigating the death of a teenage girl during a female genital mutilation operation at a private hospital. Mayar Mohamed Mousa, 17, died in a hospital in the ...

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Distress signal from EgyptAir flight 804 confirmed by authorities in Cairo and US

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Egyptian authorities have confirmed a distress signal was received from EgyptAir flight 804 when it crashed in the Mediterranean with 66 people on board. A US official from the National ...

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North Korea makes another failed attempt to launch ballistic missile

North Korea, failed, attempt, launch, ballistic, missile

North Korea’s attempts to put US targets within striking distance suffered a setback on Tuesday morning after a missile launch from the country’s east coast appeared to have failed. South ...

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Jon Snow condemns ‘abusive’ and ‘boring’ EU referendum campaign

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The Channel 4 News presenter Jon Snow has said he cannot remember a “worse-tempered or more abusive, more boring UK campaign” than that for the EU referendum. The veteran presenter, ...

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UK business confidence dips as EU referendum approaches, survey finds

UK, business, confidence, EU, referendum, finds

UK companies have become gloomier about their trading prospects and the economic outlook as the EU referendum approaches, according to a survey. Lloyds Bank’s latest barometer of business mood found ...

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Labour voters in the dark about party’s stance on Brexit, research says

Labour, voters, dark, party, stance, Brexit

David Cameron’s battle to keep Britain in the European Union enters its final phase on Tuesday amid worries in the remain camp that more needs to be done to woo ...

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The pragmatic progressive: what sets Obama apart from Bernie Sanders

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On an afternoon in early December, a crowd packed into a high school gymnasium in Kansas. They were there to hear what would come to be seen as a seminal ...

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