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Thousands protest threat to women's rights posed by far-right-backed regional coalition

Thousands protest threat to women's rights posed by far-right-backed regional coalition

Protesters surrounded the parliament in Seville where the Popular Party's Juan Manuel Moreno delivered his investiture speech.

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A toddler fell into well in Spain and rescuers can't reach him
Tragedy

A toddler fell into well in Spain and rescuers can't reach him

Rescuers are contending with two crucial questions after a 2-year-old slipped into a narrow, 100m-deep well: How can they reach him and is it too late?

  • by Cleve R. Wootson Jr
It's been a horrible job, but at least Theresa May has kept at it
Opinion
Brexit

It's been a horrible job, but at least Theresa May has kept at it

Theresa May has kept at it when others would have quit - which she would have doubtless been roundly criticised for doing - long ago.

  • by Lucy Denyer
Despite hammering defeat, Brexit vote could be repeated
Opinion
Brexit

Despite hammering defeat, Brexit vote could be repeated

This is just another stage in the longer-term strategy of whittling away the options available, until only the withdrawal agreement remains.

  • by Simon Usherwood
Theresa May made mistake after mistake in lead-up to Brexit defeat
Opinion
Brexit Chaos

Theresa May made mistake after mistake in lead-up to Brexit defeat

Now is the time for Brussels, not just London, to redouble Brexit diplomacy to help ensure that a hard, disorderly exit doesn’t come to pass.

  • by Andrew Hammond
Theresa May's Brexit failure extends to Britain's political class
Analysis
Brexit Chaos

Theresa May's Brexit failure extends to Britain's political class

An economically ruinous 'no deal' Brexit looms for the UK, as its gridlocked politics leave the country more likely to 'choose' an option few actually want.

  • by Nick Miller
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Historic defeat in parliament leaves Brexit plans foundering
Brexit Chaos

Historic defeat in parliament leaves Brexit plans foundering

Scores of pro-Brexit defectors from Theresa May’s Conservative party doomed the deal, voting alongside most of Labour’s MPs who hope they can now trigger a general election.

  • by Nick Miller
Israel to scour Danube for remains of Hungarian Holocaust victims
World War II

Israel to scour Danube for remains of Hungarian Holocaust victims

An Israeli recovery team will search Hungary's Danube river for the remains of some 565,000 Hungarian Holocaust victims, so they can be buried in accordance with Jewish rite.

  • by Dan Williams
'Don't let Britain down': May's plea to MPs poised to kill Brexit deal
Brexit Chaos

'Don't let Britain down': May's plea to MPs poised to kill Brexit deal

A second referendum would be a 'subversion of democracy', says PM as her Brexit plans face defeat in Parliament.

  • by Nick Miller
Macron hits the reset button with national debate to counter protests
France

Macron hits the reset button with national debate to counter protests

To his allies, Emmanuel Macron's letter to the French launching a national policy debate was an exercise in democracy. To his critics, it was a mere gesture.

  • by Richard Lough
Mayor of Gdansk dies after being stabbed on stage at charity event
World Politics

Mayor of Gdansk dies after being stabbed on stage at charity event

Pawel Adamowicz, the mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk, has died after being stabbed on stage at a Polish charity event, Poland's health minister said on Monday.