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Russia expels 23 UK diplomats as row deepens

Moscow is to expel 23 UK diplomats and shut down the British Council in Russia  amid increasing tensions over a nerve agent attack against a former double agent and his daughter on British soil The Russian foreign ministry summoned the British ambassador on Saturday to inform him of the retaliatory action taken …

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Juncker and May agree on EU divorce package

Brussels claimed Theresa May had opened the door to ‘soft Brexit’ tonight as her divorce deal was branded a £40billion (around $50 billion) ‘humiliation’. After a frantic night of negotiations, a bleary-eyed PM and Jean-Claude Juncker confirmed the ‘breakthrough’ had been achieved at an early morning press conference. The two …

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Who killed Princess Diana?

The car crash that killed Princess Diana on on August 31, 1997, was a tragedy that shocked the world. Multiple investigations ultimately attributed her “unlawful death” to the reckless driving of both her chauffeur Henri Paul, who was ruled to be drunk at the time, and the paparazzi dangerously tailing her limousine. …

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Could the Grenfell Tower Disaster Happen in New York?

There is no such thing as an accident when a high-rise building fails. If gas leaks, wires spark, or a wall crumbles, those are not acts of fate, but the preventable consequence of people not doing their jobs. Terminology matters; if it turned out that the fire that consumed Grenfell …

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Donald Trump’s state visit to Britain put on hold

US president told Theresa May he did not want trip to go ahead if there were large-scale public protests • Support our journalism by becoming a Guardian supporter or making a contribution Donald Trump has told Theresa May in a phone call he does not want to go ahead with …

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General election 2017: Voters to go to the polls

Millions of people will be casting their vote in the UK general election later. Polls open at 07:00 BST at more than 40,000 polling stations across the country, with counting starting once voting ends at 22:00 BST. A total of 650 Westminster MPs will be elected, with about 46.9 million …

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