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'We are reversing this, I don't care how bad it is for you' - what Theresa May is said to have told Philip Hammond over National Insurance U-turn

Philip Hammond is fighting to save his career after being forced into the most humiliating Budget U-turn in a generation.<p>Theresa May scrapped the Chancellor’s headline policy - a hike in National Insurance contributions for the self-employed - after a backbench rebellion over what amounted to a …

Ten arrested after pro-Trump rally turns violent in California

Ten people have been arrested after supporters of President Donald Trump and a group of counter-protesters clashed when a rally in Berkeley, California, turned violent and left seven people injured.<p>Berkeley police said five people were arrested on Saturday for battery, four for assault with a …

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Ukip leader Paul Nuttall forced to admit claim he lost 'a close personal friend' in the Hillsborough disaster is false

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall has admitted claims he lost close personal friends in the Hillsborough disaster are false.<p>Speaking to Liverpool radio station Radio City Talk on Tuesday, he was asked about claims on his website that he had lost "close personal friends" in the 1989 disaster.<p>He said: "I …

UK unlikely to stay in single market, Tory document suggests

Britain is unlikely to be able to remain a member of the single market, according to a document photographed in the hands of a senior Conservative official on Downing Street.<p>A handwritten note, carried by an aide to the Tory vice-chair Mark Field after a meeting at the Department for Exiting the …

Catholics And The Democratic 'Big Tent'

For decades, Democrats proudly claimed to be a big tent party. This big tent, in which opposing views are acknowledged, respected, and coexist, is the very essence of liberalism. After the Democratic Party convened in Philadelphia to nominate Hillary Clinton as their presidential candidate, one has …

Japan's unease with US military presence deepens as former marine admits murdering woman in Okinawa

An American military base worker has admitted strangling a young woman found dead near a roadside in Japan’s southern Okinawa region, according to local media reports.<p>Kenneth Franklin Shinzato, 32, was arrested by police on suspicion of abandoning the body of Rina Shimabukuro, a 20-year-old office …

Shadow chancellor renews criticism of George Osborne's relationship with top bankers

Labour’s John McDonnell said the chancellor is offering the financial industry an ‘ever more soft touch’ through various regulatory concessions<p>Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has accused George Osborne of being too close to Britain’s top bankers, offering the industry “an ever more soft touch” …

Israel offers Gaza truce extension but Hamas has yet to agree

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1099000/1099051_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534536850_78662120c68ab1f684707950f676fccb<p><b>Israel has offered to extend a three-day ceasefire in Gaza which began on Tuesday after nearly a month of conflict, Israeli officials say.</b><p>But there …

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