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'Let's get the hell out of here' - quake off Greece and Turkey kills two | Reuters

KOS, Greece/ANKARA (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake killed two people on the Greek holiday island of Kos in the early hours of Friday, sending tourists fleeing into the streets, and causing disruption in the nearby Turkish tourist hub of Bodrum.<p>A Turkish and a Swedish tourist, aged 39 and 22 …

North Africa

Why Does This New Planet of the Apes Movie Look So Damn Good?

The War for the Planet of the Apes trailer is here, and it's awesome.<p>This sounds like the type of thing that Hollywood would absolutely fuck up: A <i>Planet of the Apes</i> prequel in which monkeys with guns fight humans with guns. That sounds dumb as hell!<p>But, put all preconceptions aside, and watch this …

Construction

Conservatives using Brexit as 'licence for xenophobia', Nicola Sturgeon warns

Nicola Sturgeon is to launch an attack on the Conservative Government, claiming it is using Brexit as a "licence for xenophobia", as the SNP's …

Jeremy Corbyn not up to job of Labour leader, says Alan Johnson

Former home secretary questions ability of leader as in-fighting begins again over shadow cabinet reshuffle<p>Alan Johnson, the former Labour home secretary, has insisted that Jeremy Corbyn is not up to being opposition leader, as the party enters fresh infighting after a shadow cabinet …

United Kingdom

The Tory Party Is Bracing Itself For All-Out Brexit War

Theresa May will confront the Tory party's most significant ideological crisis in decades at next week's conference.<p>Theresa May should not be taking to the stage in Birmingham this Sunday. It’s a highly unusual move for a party’s leader to address its conference on day one, before it has even got …

United Kingdom

Theresa May is running a 'government with no policies', claims Ken Clarke

Theresa May is running a "government with no policies", a former Conservative Chancellor has said in the first major attack on the new Prime Minister.<p>Ken Clarke, the MP for Rushcliffe, claimed "nobody" in the government has a plan to get Britain out of the EU.<p>In an interview with the New Statesman, …

Amateur archaeologist finds ‘phenomenal’ trove of rock engravings

Scottish enthusiast George Currie’s prehistoric carvings to be included in ‘exciting’ research project<p>An amateur archaeologist has tracked down hundreds of prehistoric rock engravings in Scotland in what has been described as a “phenomenal” contribution to the understanding of Britain’s earliest …

Archaeology

Dozens of Syrian soldiers reportedly killed in strike

More than 60 Syrian soldiers have been reported killed in US-led coalition air strikes near a military base as they battled Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant fighters, a Russian military spokesman said.<p>Major-General Igor Konashenkov said the air strikes on Saturday took place near the Deir Az …

Middle East

Colin Powell leaked email reveals Israel has '200 nukes all pointed at Iran'

Former US Secretary of State discussed Israel's nuclear weapons capability in a private email exchange.<p>Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell …

A Former NSA Deputy Director Weighs In On 'Snowden'

Two very different narratives on the former National Security Agency contractor unfolded this week. Both proved that the debate over whether Edward Snowden is a traitor or a patriot is in no danger of running out of steam.<p>First, on Thursday, the House Intelligence Committee wrapped up a two-year …

Surveillance

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

When ship maintenance spoils a cruise vacation, passengers have little recourse.<p>28 min ago3:05 p.m. April 13, 2018<p>The brand of the shoe doesn’t …

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

Producer and documentarian Alex Gibney and whistleblower Dan David speak with MarketWatch about Chinese reverse mergers and short-selling.<p>4:02 p.m. …

Another poll shows that Brexit hasn’t changed Scottish appetite for independence

Throughout the EU referendum campaign, we heard that Brexit would not only sink the UK economy but destroy the Union because Scots were likely to vote Remain. In the event there was a difference at the polls—38 per cent of Scots voted for Brexit, vs 52 per cent in the UK as a whole—but was it …

PMQs review: Jeremy Corbyn cheers Labour MPs as he beats Theresa May on grammar schools

The opposition leader produced his best performance for months.<p>Better late than never. Last week, Labour MPs despaired as Jeremy Corbyn failed to …

Thousands of Sardinian DNA samples go missing from research laboratory

Italian prosecutors have opened an investigation into the alleged theft of thousands of DNA samples from a research laboratory in Sardinia that had been collected more than a decade ago as part of a study into longevity.<p>The launch of the inquiry comes weeks after rights to the DNA samples were …

Genetics

Zero chance EU citizens in UK will keep same rights post-Brexit, says expert

Leading barrister tells Lords panel that UK may have to consider compensation for Britons abroad if they lose some rights<p>The chances of EU citizens settled in Britain retaining all their rights to live, work and retire in the UK after Brexit have been rated as zero by legal experts.<p>A leading …

United Kingdom

Business leaders and MPs attack Liam Fox over 'fat and lazy' accusations

Innocent Drinks founder Richard Reed says claims are ‘disgusting’ while Tory MP Nicholas Soames urges trade secretary to ‘shut up’<p>Liam Fox, the international trade secretary, has been strongly criticised by businesspeople and politicians for suggesting British executives would rather play golf than …

United Kingdom

North Korea nuclear test, Trump-Putin embrace and a history of political insults

<b>Sign up to receive FirstFT by email here</b><p>North Korea has conducted what appeared to be its fifth nuclear test, prompting international criticism of …

Turkey sets conditions for German access to Incirlik

Turkey says German MPs can visit the airbase if the Berlin government stops trying to distort Turkish history. German politicians have been blocked …

Angela Merkel calls for 'loyalty' from German Turks

Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on German people of Turkish origin to "develop a high degree of loyalty" to Germany. Members of her conservative …