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India warns UK immigration policy could wreck trade deal

Minister deals blow to PM’s hopes of post-Brexit talks on eve of visit<p>Theresa May’s hopes of a post-Brexit trade deal with India suffered a hammer blow from Delhi as the prime minister prepared to make her first official visit to the country.<p>A spokesman for India’s minister of external affairs …

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Tomnod – the online search party looking for Malaysian Airlines flight MH370

Thirteen countries, 57 ships and 48 aircraft are currently looking for Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, which has been missing since last Friday.<p>But since a few hours after the plane and its 239 passengers disappeared, the search has been joined by some 2.3 million ordinary internet users, who are …

Exclusive: Radar data suggests missing Malaysia plane flown deliberately toward Andamans - sources | Reuters

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Military radar-tracking evidence suggests a Malaysia Airlines jetliner missing for nearly a week was deliberately flown across the Malay peninsula towards the Andaman Islands, sources familiar with the investigation told Reuters on Friday.<p>Senior Lieutenant and flight …

Suspected Uighurs rescued from Thai trafficking camp | Reuters

HAT YAI, Thailand (Reuters) - Police rescued about 200 people believed to be Muslim Uighurs from a human smuggling camp in southern Thailand, police sources said on Friday, in the latest crackdown on a burgeoning trafficking network in Southeast Asia.<p>Suspected Uighurs from China's troubled …

Ukraine accuses Russia of fomenting violence in east | Reuters

DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - The new governor of the eastern Ukrainian region of Donetsk on Friday said Russians were behind violent clashes between rival demonstrators in which one man was killed, and accused Moscow of distorting the truth in its account of what happened.<p>Russia warned it could …

Kabul irked at haphazard release of Afghan Taliban prisoners in Pakistan | Reuters

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan’s High Peace Council, set up to oversee peace talks with the Taliban, has had no formal meetings with any of the 46 Taliban prisoners released in neighbouring Pakistan, an official said on Friday, despite pleas to be present when they are freed.<p>Pakistan began releasing …

Malaysia Airlines: Have Chinese satellites spotted the wreckage?

China's State Administration of Science says it has found three possible images of wreckage, close to the original flight path of MH370<p>Hopes are growing that the drawn-out search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 may be coming to an end, with reports of debris having been found in the …

West prepares sanctions as Russia presses on with Crimea takeover | Reuters

SEVASTOPOL/DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Dozens of Russians linked to Russia’s gradual takeover of Crimea could face U.S. and EU travel bans and asset freezes on Monday, after six hours of crisis talks between Washington and Moscow ended with both sides still far apart.<p>Moscow shipped more troops and …

Immigrants cost Britain £3,000 a year each, says report

Study by MigrationWatch UK challenges findings of earlier academic report which said immigration made positive contribution to public coffers<p>Immigrants have cost the taxpayer more than £22 million a day since the mid-1990s, totting up a bill of more than £140 billion, according to a new …

Business leaders praise Ed Miliband for effort to end EU uncertainty

British and international business leaders have praised Ed Miliband for his attempt to end uncertainty over Britain's membership of the EU after the Labour leader pledged an in-out referendum only if UK sovereignty is ceded to Europe in any future treaty revision.<p>As David Cameron accused the Labour …

Inside a refugee camp in Jordan three years after the Syrian uprising began

The old man does not give his name. He does not say anything at all. Lying under a blanket on a thin mattress in the corner of a dark, prefabricated metal container that these days serves as home, he greets a visitor with a baleful stare. Then, slowly, he turns his face to the wall and pulls his …

Britain pushes for travel bans on Russian lawmakers over Crimea annexation | Reuters

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday he wanted to impose travel restrictions on “prominent Russian MPs” as part of the European Union’s response to Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region.<p>Britain's Prime Minister, David Cameron leaves number 10 Downing …

Malaysia Airlines mystery: US issued warnings over Boeing 777 'weak spot'

Potential weakness in fuselage of Boeing 777s was identified by the Federal Aviation Administration last year<p>American transport officials warned of a potential weak spot in Boeing 777s which could lead to the "loss of structural integrity of the aircraft" four months before the disappearance of</b> …

Malaysia Airlines flight MH370: what we know – and what we don't

Finding missing aircraft can take days or months; unravelling what went wrong can take years. But accounts from Malaysian authorities and others involved in the search operation and investigation into flight MH370 have been particularly confusing and, in some cases, contradictory.<p>Has any trace of …

Malaysian Airline mystery: confusion grows as hunt for missing plane shifts further west

Search teams shifting their focus to the Andaman Sea, five days after a Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 239 people vanished while travelling from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing<p>Confusion over the possible whereabouts of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 grew on Wednesday, as Vietnam said it was …

David Cameron urged to acknowledge Jewish state on Israel trip

Natasha Kaplinsky and Conservative donors join PM on two-day visit to Israel and Palestinian territories<p>David Cameron will arrive in Israel on Wednesday under pressure to acknowledge the country as the Jewish homeland.<p>Groups representing some British Jews hope Mr Cameron will acknowledge Israel’s …