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October 22, 2017 11:43 AM Brexit: Emily Thornberry predicts no deal with the EU

Brexit negotiations with the EU are heading for a "no deal" scenario, Labour's Emily Thornberry has warned. Shadow foreign secretary Ms Thornberry said the PM's failure to control her party was causing "intransigence" on the UK side, which was a "serious threat to Britain" and its interests. But International Trade Secretary Liam Fox said a failure to agree 10

October 22, 2017 9:17 AM Gerard Deulofeu insists there was 'no problem' with controversial first goal as Barcelona get fortunate in latest win

Gerard Deulofeu felt he was well within his rights to put the ball in the net as his controversial early goal set Barcelona on their way to a 2-0 win over bottom club Malaga at the Nou Camp. Barca benefited from a touch of good fortune with their opening goal inside two minutes. Lucas Digne weaved into the left side of the Malaga penalty area, but his touch 5

October 21, 2017 9:26 PM The Latest: Catalan leader urges strong response to Spain

Catalonia's separatist leader wants the regional parliament to debate and vote on how to respond to what he called the Spanish government's "attempt to wipe out" Catalonia's autonomy. Catalan President Carles Puigdemont, front raw, center, takes part at a march to protest against the National Court's decision to imprison civil society leaders, in Barcelona 2

October 21, 2017 6:40 PM Critics urge WHO to reverse choice of Mugabe as goodwill envoy

GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) should overturn its decision to appoint Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador, global health leaders said on Saturday, describing the move as unjustifiable and wrong. Britain said Mugabe’s appointment was “surprising and disappointing” and added that it risked overshadowing 7

October 21, 2017 4:37 PM ‘This is a coup!’ Catalonia chaos erupts with calls for independence NOW as Spain steps in

CATALONIA erupted into chaos today amid calls for immediate independence after Spain announced it would begin the implementation of Article 155. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's Cabinet in Spain met this morning to agree to roll out hardline rules to penalise the breakaway region and impose direct rule. Elections could be held in just six months as the government 15

October 20, 2017 5:35 PM Juncker is WRONG! EU chief slammed by ex-Downing Street spokesman over Brexit 'deadlock'

JEAN-CLAUDE JUNCKER was criticised by a former Downing Street spokesman for saying the Brexit talks were in a “deadlock” four times. Jonathan Haslam, the ex-Downing Street communications director under John Major, said deadlocks could be “unlocked” and that UK negotiators had made progress. Speaking on Sky News, Remainer Mr Haslam also hit out at European 14

October 20, 2017 2:00 PM MP Clive Lewis sorry for 'unacceptable language' after video

A Labour MP has apologised for using "offensive and unacceptable" language at the party conference last month. Norwich South MP Clive Lewis was filmed on stage at a fringe event in Brighton saying: "Get on your knees, bitch" - the video emerged on social media. Among female MPs criticising him was Labour's Harriet Harman, who tweeted: "Inexplicable 6

October 19, 2017 10:55 PM EU leaders want to "responsibly" cut Turkey pre-accession aid

BRUSSELS, Oct 20 (Reuters) - The human rights situation in Turkey is unacceptable, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told reporters on Thursday, adding European Union leaders had asked their executive arm to look at cutting pre-accession aid to Ankara in a "responsible way". Merkel urged her fellow leaders on Thursday to cut European Union funds to Turkey 3

October 19, 2017 4:03 PM The Latest: Russia to retaliate if US restricts Russia media

Russian President Vladimir Putin is warning that Moscow would retaliate immediately if Washington restricts the operations of Russian news outlets in the United States. Putin said Thursday at the Valdai forum of foreign policy experts in Sochi that Russia will “momentarily respond quid pro quo” if Washington imposes restrictions on the Russian state-funded 12

October 17, 2017 8:21 PM Amber Rudd calls Brexit without a deal 'unthinkable'

The prospect of Brexit happening without any deal being reached between the UK and the EU is "unthinkable", Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said. Ms Rudd was responding to a question about the impact on security of nothing being agreed before the UK leaves. "We will make sure there is something between them and us to maintain our security," she assured 10