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Voters still trust Tories with the economy over Labour, poll shows

The latest Opinium/Observer poll finds that younger voters favour Labour on the economy, but overall, the Conservatives remain in front on the issue<p>Theresa May and Philip Hammond remain a more trusted team on the economy than their Labour counterparts, according to the latest Opinium/Observer …

Referendums

100,000 people on universal credit will not receive a payment at Christmas

At least 100,000 low-paid people on universal credit will receive no payment at Christmas, in a fresh controversy about the new benefit.<p>The claimants …

Universal Credit

Party set to sack Mugabe, sources say, as Zimbabweans march on residence

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party will meet on Sunday to dismiss President Robert Mugabe and reinstate the vice-president he dismissed, Emmerson Mnangagwa, two party sources told Reuters on Saturday.<p>Protesters gather calling for Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe to step down, in …

Africa

EU relocation looms for medicine and banking bodies

Two of the EU’s most prominent London-based agencies will find out tomorrow where they are being moved to amid warnings this could slow medicine approvals and risk patient safety.<p>In the clearest physical change yet from Brexit, the remaining 27 EU countries will vote in Brussels to determine where …

Brexit

JCB's Lord Bamford reignites CBI row claiming Brexit-businesses are not represented by big trade bodies

Brexiteer Lord Bamford has waded back into the political debate, accusing the Government and lobby groups of ignoring the millions of small businesses that form the “backbone” of Britain.<p>In a rare interview, the boss of manufacturing giant JCB told The Sunday Telegraph that senior politicians could …

Brexit

Brexit Secretary David Davis might resign – because ‘he’s not being included’

David Davis could quit as Brexit Secretary because he is being left out of key negotiations in Whitehall, allies claim.<p>Sources close to the MP fear …

Brexit

MPs defend fees of up to £1,000 an hour to appear on ‘Kremlin propaganda’ channel

Commons register of interests shows satirical show has employed at least 10 Tory and Labour politicians<p>MPs who have accepted up to £1,000 an hour to appear on television shows broadcast on RT, formerly Russia Today, have defended their links to the station, classed by the US government last week as …

Referendums

U.S. Navy to Join Search for Missing Argentine Submarine

The U.S. Navy on Saturday said it plans to deploy a maritime aircraft to help Argentina in its search for a submarine that went missing on Wednesday …

Military

'Tone deaf' and 'infuriating': Megyn Kelly lays into Trump for criticizing Al Franken sexual misconduct controversy

• <b>NBC host Megyn Kelly slammed President Donald Trump for commenting on sexual misconduct allegations against Sen. Al Franken.</b>• <b><br>Trump has been accused of varying degrees of sexually inappropriate behavior by over a dozen women.</b>• <b><br>Kelly also had some harsh words for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, who</b> …

Elections

Daredevil speedster Guy Martin builds 30-tonne WW1 tank in tribute to British engineers - Mirror Online

TV’s Guy Martin is known for his daredevil antics – but when he built a 30-tonne First World War tank from scratch he discovered what fear is really …

Daredevils

Pub offers free dinner and pint to anyone on their own this Christmas

A London pub is offering free Christmas dinner and a pint to anyone who's on their own this year.<p>The Alexandra, in Wimbledon, has said there are no …

Christmas

Man hid camera inside helmet so he could film up women’s skirts

<b>A man hid a camera inside a motorbike helmet so he could secretly film up women’s skirts.</b><p>Christopher Cole used his GoPro to record women in …

Crime

Three women reveal monk on Caldey Island sexually abused them for decades

The women sued Caldey Abbey for the abuse they suffered, requesting acknowledgement, an apology and compensation.<p>Three women have come forward to …

Crime

Gaia Pope: Police are 'confident' they have found body of missing teenager

Police have found a body in the hunt for missing teenager Gaia Pope.<p>Officers says they are "confident" the body found on land near Swanage is the missing 19-year-old.<p>It comes after her father Richard Sutherland led hundreds of volunteers on Saturday in a mass search for his daughter.<p>The discovery …

Crime

Hundreds of Commonwealth veterans who fought for the Crown are living in destitution in Zimbabwe

Hundreds of Commonwealth veterans who fought for the Crown are living in destitution in Zimbabwe with the UK failing a “duty of honour” to support them, former ministers have warned.<p>Campaigners said they had little hope any change in Zimbabwe’s leadership triggered by this week’s military takeover …

Iain Duncan Smith

Progressive pastors say Roy Moore unfit for US Senate

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A leading figure among religious liberals says the candidacy of Roy Moore for U.S. Senate is a struggle for the "soul of the nation."<p>The remarks on Saturday by the Rev. William J. Barber come a day after a letter signed by dozens of progressive pastors in Alabama said Moore …

Religion

Kashmir: Seven killed in fierce gun battle

Six separatists and an Indian air force commando die in gun battle in a northern part of Indian-administered Kashmi<p><b>Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir</b> - Six separatists and an Indian air force commando have been killed in a fierce gun battle in Indian-administered Kashmir, according to …

Pakistan

UK weather forecast: Brits should brace themselves for snowiest winter in 27 years, weather guru warns - Mirror Online

Brits should brace themselves for the snowiest winter in 27 years, a top weather guru has warned.<p>David King, 78, said the UK hasn't seen such …

Weather

Macron’s party picks new leader amid internal wrangling

Emmanuel Macron's party named a new leader Saturday as the French president faces the first rebellious grumblings in the 19-month-old movement that swept him to power.<p>Christophe Castaner, a smooth-talking, ultra-loyal government spokesman, takes the helm of Republic on the Move (LREM) six months …

World Politics

Ukraine arrests Russian for 2004 murder of US journalist

A Russian man has been arrested in Ukraine for the murder 13 years ago of a US journalist working for Forbes magazine in Moscow. Three people charged …

Russia

Palestinians vow to suspend talks if US closes PLO mission

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Palestinians threatened on Saturday to suspend all communication with the United States if the Trump administration follows through with plans to close their diplomatic office in Washington. The potential rupture in relations threatens to undermine President Donald Trump's bid …

Israel

Living in the jungle: Refugees stranded at the Serbian-Croatian border

Hundreds of refugees are camped out at the Serbian-Croatian border, trying to cross the border to the EU using all means possible to get away from …

Refugees

Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader escapes house arrest, flees to Spain

<b>(CNN) —</b> The former mayor of Caracas -- who is a staunch opponent of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro -- was welcomed Saturday in Madrid after escaping house arrest.<p>"I have the support from the Spanish government to remain in Spain as long as necessary, as well as my family who are accompanying …

Venezuela

Puppies Rescued From Puerto Rico May Have Infection That Can Be Transmitted to Humans

Health officials in New Hampshire are warning residents after a puppy brought to the state from hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico tested positive for a …

Public Health

Zimbabweans gather in London to protest against Mugabe

Jubilant Zimbabweans brought a carnival spirit to a grey, wet corner of London on Saturday, with around 150 people gathering outside the country’s …

Africa

Man shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ shot at Spanish-French border

Police have shot a man who was shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ at the Spanish French border after he sparked a terror alert.<p>Armed officers opened fire when …

Allahu Akbar

First victims of mid-air collision between helicopter and plane named

A helicopter pilot who was among four people killed in a mid-air collision with an aircraft has been named as investigators continue to scour the …

Aviation

Winter 'curse' set to hit Britain with nationwide freeze bringing temperatures of -10C to last two weeks - Mirror Online

Britain is set to be colder than the Arctic as an early winter 'curse' will bring 24 storms by the end of the winter.<p>The nation is set to plummet to …

Weather

15 men exonerated in one day -- and 7 Chicago cops taken off the street

<b>Chicago (CNN) —</b> The drug convictions of 15 men in Chicago have been thrown out after they claimed they were framed years earlier by a police sergeant, who went to prison for a related crime, and his team of officers.<p>The dismissal of charges against the men, who together had 18 convictions, is …

Justice

Herge drawing of Tintin and Snowy sells for €500,000 in Paris auction

"Original Tintin works are today becoming more and more rare at auction," said one expert.<p>A colour drawing by legendary Belgian cartoonist Herge …

Illustration

'He Will Not Step Down.' Roy Moore Allegations Divide Women in Alabama

(MONTGOMERY, Ala.) — Standing on the white marble steps of Alabama’s Capitol, Kayla Moore surrounded herself with two dozen other women to defend …

Equality

Hundreds of volunteers join father of missing teen Gaia Pope in desperate search for his daughter - Mirror Online

The father of missing teen Gaia Pope has thanked hundreds of people who have been searching for his daughter - who hasn't been seen in 11 …

Harry Styles

Dead woman found 'bound and gagged' in London was victim of 'robbery gone wrong'

Police believe they know who the woman is but are awaiting formal confirmation to release her name.<p>Police have launched a murder investigation after …

Crime

Death toll in Greek floods hits 19

Widespread flooding caused by heavy rainfall in the region around the Greek capital has claimed almost 20 lives. Experts say lax zoning regulations …

Floods

Zimbabwe: Mugabe's grip on power appears close to collapse

Zanu-PF leaders to endorse motion stripping autocrat of first secretary post, with parliament expected to start impeachment proceedings<p>Robert Mugabe’s efforts to cling to power appear close to collapse as tens of thousands march through Zimbabwe’s cities calling for his resignation, while the …

Africa

Megyn Kelly: Donald Trump Is 'Tone Deaf' for Criticizing Al Franken

NBC host Megyn Kelly called President Donald Trump “tone deaf” for criticizing Al Franken after sexual assault allegations against the Minnesota …

Elections