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October 16, 2017 4:52 PM Israel says strikes Syrian anti-aircraft battery in response to fire

Israel's military carried out an air strike on an anti-aircraft battery in Syria on Monday after it fired at its planes, while vowing it sought no further escalation in the war-torn country. Israeli planes were on what the military described as a "routine reconnaissance mission" over neighbouring Lebanon when an anti-aircraft missile was fired in their 4

October 16, 2017 4:14 AM Kirkuk: Clashes reported after Iraqi forces advance on Kurdish-held sites

Clashes have been reported between Iraqi forces and Iraqi Kurdish fighters after Baghdad sent troops towards Kurdish-held sites in Kirkuk province. State TV report that Iraqi forces have taken control of some areas, including oil fields, "without fighting", but Kurdish officials deny this. An exchange of artillery fire is said to have occurred south 7

October 10, 2017 9:19 AM Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic will be fit to play at the Australian Open, claims tournament director Craig Tiley

Andy Murray is set to compete in the Australian Open next January, according to the tournament director. The British No 1 has been sidelined since limping out of Wimbledon with a hip injury in July and, although he has not officially confirmed it, he is unlikely to play again this year. But tournament director Craig Tiley says Murray will be among a host of top stars 8

October 8, 2017 5:18 PM Trump Twitter row with top Republican Senator Bob Corker

US President Donald Trump has had an ill-tempered exchange with a leading Republican senator, aggravating already poor relations between the two men. Foreign Relations Committee head Bob Corker was a "negative voice" and "largely responsible for the horrendous Iran Deal", Mr Trump tweeted. Mr Corker hit back that the White House had become an "adult 20

October 8, 2017 1:18 PM White nationalists return to Charlottesville

White nationalist protesters have returned to the US town Charlottesville two months after violent clashes there saw a woman killed. The town's mayor said the small group's appearance at the statue of a Confederate general was "another despicable visit by neo-Nazi cowards". The brief torch-lit rally was organised by far-right figure Richard Spencer 16

October 7, 2017 3:12 PM Amid Catalan Crisis, Thousands Hold Rallies in Madrid and Barcelona

The vote, which had been declared illegal by the Spanish constitutional court, devolved into violent clashes between Spanish national police, who attempted to stop it, and voters. Hundreds were injured, including police officers. More than 40 percent of Catalan voters took part, with 90 percent casting ballots backing independence. That led the Catalan 36

October 6, 2017 12:11 PM ‘Catalonia is derailing Europe!' Nick Ferrari clashes with panellist over crumbling EU

NICK FERRARI clashed with his fellow panellist Afua Hirsch after claiming the EU was doomed following the Catalonia chaos. “Independence for Catalonia breaks one of the EU’s most cherished principles. If Spain lost Catalonia it’s highly likely the Basque region would be next, then Belgium loses Flanders, France, Corsica, Italy, the Venice region and Germany 15

September 5, 2017 12:39 AM MPs return to Commons for Brexit showdown amid reshuffle rumours

A series of bruising battles lie ahead on Brexit, amid frenzied speculation that Theresa May is planning a ministerial reshuffle. Wednesday will see Theresa May face Jeremy Corbyn in her first Prime Minister's Questions since July, in another session certain to be dominated by her Brexit strategy. Then, on Thursday, MPs will begin a two-day debate on the second 11

August 31, 2017 8:05 AM Israel again shuts down Palestinian radio station

Israeli forces have shut down a Palestinian radio station in the occupied West Bank for six months, the army and sources at the station said on Thursday. Al-Hurria station in the southern West Bank city of Hebron was closed "for content inciting violence and encouraging terrorism," an army spokeswoman said without providing further details. A source 3

August 28, 2017 6:46 PM We are the Mods! Thousands of riders show off their scooters in annual Bank Holiday pilgrimage to Brighton beach

A seaside resort was transformed into a haze of smoke and roaring engines as thousands of Mods flocked to the coast to relive their heyday. Brighton took a step back to the 1960s as Lambrettas and Vespas sped along the seafront for the annual Mod weekender pilgrimage. The sounds of The Who boomed out as the convoy donned their Tonik suits, Fred Perry 7