Kenneth Aitken

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UK heading for hard Brexit, say European diplomats

European diplomats are increasingly convinced the UK will sever economic ties with the continent when it leaves the European Union, as hopes of a special partnership languish.<p>As the European commission’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, prepares to start work on Saturday, the dominant mood …

Benteke, Balotelli and Ibe set to depart as Klopp trims Liverpool squad

The Reds boss wants a manageable group to work with during his first full campaign at the helm, and has to greatly reduce the size of the current crop<p>Jurgen Klopp has been unequivocal over the necessity to snip Liverpool’s squad, with the manager stating a 38-player roster is "100 per cent too …

Mario Balotelli

US and Britain wrangled over Iraq's oil in aftermath of war, Chilcot shows

Iraq war inquiry,Oil,Condoleezza Rice,Middle East and North Africa,Tony Blair,BP,UK news,Iraq,World news,Business<p>Iraq war inquiry finds Britain arguing for ‘level playing field’ for its companies in access to oilfields

Western democracy is the root of Europe’s refugee crisis—Chinese state media

Western democracy is the root of the refugee crisis hitting Europe—the worst since World War Two—and the US and Europe are now paying for their own evildoing. So argues a column in the People’s Daily newspaper, the leading mouthpiece of China’s Communist Party.<p>The column (link in Chinese), …

Foreign Policy

Why it doesn't even matter that Apple will sell a 16GB iPhone 6s

People love to hate on the 16GB iPhone, for good reason. If you’ve owned one yourself, you know the pain of the endless “out of space” notifications.<p>As details of the iPhone 6s have leaked reports claim Apple will keep the 16GB iPhone around for yet another year. People were quick to deride the …

Scottish independence bid flags questions about Union Jack

LONDON (Reuters) - For centuries the Union Jack has been the symbol of British power across the globe but a bid by secessionists in Scotland to break the union with England has thrust the future of the red-white-and-blue flag into question.<p>A rainbow is seen behind a Union Jack flag in Kilmarnock, …

Wales, sleepwalking to independence?

Independence is a fringe issue in Wales. Just 12 per cent of Welsh voters support it, and that figure has been stubbornly consistent. But it is far from implausible that within a decade Wales could find itself standing alone, not through any conviction that independence is the best bet, but because …

Stephen Sutton Dead At 19: Donations Pour In To Boost Cancer Teen's Huge Charity Haul

Stephen Sutton's fundraising page earlier on Wednesday<p>Donations have been pouring in to Stephen Sutton's fundraising page, with more than £30,000 …