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EU Commission resists Theresa May's June 30 Brexit date, document shows

EU Commission resists Theresa May's June 30 Brexit date, document shows

In a note on the Brexit process, officials wrote that leaders meeting May at a summit on Thursday faced a "binary" choice.

  • by Jan Strupczewski

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Rainy Britain could run short of water by 2050, official says
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Rainy Britain could run short of water by 2050, official says

Climate change means that Britain "will have hotter and drier summers." Last summer, the country was hit with weeks of unusual heat and unusually dry weather.

  • by Iliana Magra
British schoolchildren become air pollution lab rats in London first
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British schoolchildren become air pollution lab rats in London first

Schoolchildren from five London suburbs will wear backpacks fitted with air sensors and become 'walking field scientists' in the fight against air pollution.

  • by Latika Bourke
May asks EU for Brexit delay as time and patience runs out
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May asks EU for Brexit delay as time and patience runs out

Just 10 days before the March 29 Brexit date, the British Prime Minister is writing to European Council President Donald Tusk to ask for a delay.

  • by Guy Faulconbridge and Elizabeth Piper
Recovery of Falklands war helmets helps heal wounds
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Recovery of Falklands war helmets helps heal wounds

After almost 37 years, two helmets are helping to bring reconciliation between two opposing sides.

Brexit bombshell: May denied third last-gasp vote on EU divorce deal
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Brexit bombshell: May denied third last-gasp vote on EU divorce deal

A furious government minister has accused the Commons speaker of "breaking the constitution" with Brexit just 11 days away.

  • by Nick Miller
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Stabbing near London is far-right terrorism, police say
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Stabbing near London is far-right terrorism, police say

A 50-year-old man was arrested on Saturday on suspicion of attempted murder and racially aggravated public order offences.

The Bloody Sunday story is not over yet
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The Bloody Sunday story is not over yet

Forty-seven years and several inquiries have now led to yet another painful chapter for Northern Ireland.

  • by Nick Miller
Police deployed to London mosques after Christchurch attack
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Police deployed to London mosques after Christchurch attack

Britain, no stranger to terrorist attacks, sent love and condolences to their Kiwi friends on Friday.

  • by Latika Bourke
Theresa May says Australia is Britain's best friend – Lunch with George Brandis
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Theresa May says Australia is Britain's best friend – Lunch with George Brandis

George Brandis insists his severance from his political past has been as swift as it has been simple.

  • by Latika Bourke
Muppet! Traitor! Spineless! Insults fly as MPs kick the Brexit can. Again
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Muppet! Traitor! Spineless! Insults fly as MPs kick the Brexit can. Again

The week that was supposed to sort out Brexit ended up doing nothing of the sort. But at least Westminster's MPs knew who to blame: everyone else.

  • by Nick Miller