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Irish court refuses man's extradition because of Brexit

Supreme court judges rule UK will have left EU by the end of the company director’s sentence<p>Ireland’s supreme court has declined to extradite a company director wanted for fraud to London because by the time he finishes his prison sentence the UK will have left the EU.<p>The judgment it issued …

'Polite' Kyle Edmund rows with chair umpire during Australian Open semi-final with Marin Cilic

Kyle Edmund proved he was anything but the gentile character he was much referred as in the lead up to today's Australian Open semi-final against Marin Cilic.<p>“Down to earth, polite, very humble," was Edmund's coach Fredrik Rosengren's assessment of his pupil ahead of Edmund's first ever grand slam …

More than 1,000 troops on standby as forecasters warn Hurricane Ophelia's 80mph winds will 'pose a danger to life'

The Atlantic hurricane set to hit the UK with 80mph gusts of wind will pose a “danger to life” on the anniversary of the Great Storm of 1987, the Met Office has warned.<p>Forecasters are keeping a close eye on the arrival of tropical storm Ophelia, which is set to strike western and northern areas of …

Supreme Court grants Texas stay request on electoral maps

<b>(CNN) —</b> A closely divided Supreme Court ruled in favor of the state of Texas on Tuesday night, freezing a lower court opinion that had invalidated two congressional districts and state house districts in four counties. The ruling means the current state electoral maps will stay in effect pending …

EU referendum morning briefing: campaigning suspended after death of Jo Cox

The death of <b>Jo Cox</b> casts a dark shadow over UK politics today – and the UK more widely. Tributes have come from across the political spectrum and across national boundaries: US presidential candidate <b>Hillary Clinton</b> called it “a violent act of political intolerance”.<p>Friends, colleagues, constituents …

Immigration could fall to almost zero if UK leaves EU, says David Davis

Former Europe minister joins those in leave camp condemning figures showing annual net migration to UK is around 333,000 people<p>Immigration could fall to nearly zero in some years if Britain leaves the EU, David Davis, a former Europe minister and leading out campaigner, has claimed.<p>The Conservative …