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Source: BBC

May condemns Blair's new Brexit vote call

Sunday 23:39 GMT

Theresa May has attacked one of her predecessors - accusing Tony Blair of "undermining" the Brexit talks by calling for another referendum. She called his comments an "insult to the office he once held" and said MPs could not "abdicate responsibility" to deliver Brexit by holding a new poll.

MPs were due to vote on Mrs May's Brexit deal on Tuesday, but it was postponed when the prime minister admitted it would have been "rejected by a significant margin".

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Source: The Guradian

When Americans want to understand Brexit, it’s clear Britain is in trouble

Sunday 23:39 GMT

Britain may have lost the right to claim Americans are dumber, but the US clearly has no right to feel any political superiority.

A new sort of special relationship has been forged between the UK and the US; we are united by the fact that we have become global jokes.

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Source: The Guradian

Sri Lanka: ousted prime minister Wickremesinghe reinstalled

Sunday 23:39 GMT

Sri Lanka has an undisputed prime minister for the first time in more than 50 days after one of the two men who have claimed to lawfully occupy the post was sworn in on Sunday, a day after his challenger resigned.

Supporters of Ranil Wickremesinghe celebrated the defeat of a “coup” as he signed official papers in Colombo, marking the end of a crisis that had left the country without a prime minister or cabinet and on the precipice of a government shutdown.

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Source: Fox News

'The Statute Isn't Clear': Former FEC Member, Dem Attorney Agree Trump Payments Aren't Criminal

Sunday 19:58 GMT

Former Federal Election Commission member Hans Von Spakovsky said Friday that the hush money payments made by President Trump are not criminal offenses.

Trump's payments to Playboy model Karen McDougal and adult film star Stormy Daniels have been scrutinized and looked upon as campaign finance violations. Former Federal Election Commission member Hans Von Spakovsky said Friday that the hush money payments made by President Trump are not criminal offenses.

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Source: BBC

What's behind Kanye and Drake's war of words?

Saturday 12:42 GMT

"Me and Hov would've never made Watch the Throne if this [Drake] wasn't putting pressure on us like that, so I just wanna pay my respects,. Things went sour earlier this year, when Kanye got dragged into a dispute between Drake and his longtime rival Pusha T.. Ye produced a song called Infrared, on which Pusha accused Drake of using a ghostwriter for his lyrics, triggering a flurry of social media insults and diss tracks.

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Source: BBC

More Brexit assurances possible, says May

Saturday 13:35 GMT

Theresa May has said it is still possible to get the assurances MPs need to back her Brexit deal despite EU leaders ruling out any renegotiation.

Labour's Shadow Brexit Secretary Sir Keir Starmer said it was now clear that Mrs May would not get any "meaningful changes to her Brexit deal" and she should now push ahead with the Commons vote on it next week. And Conservative Brexiteer Mark Francois told the BBC: "It is as plain as a pikestaff that this will never get through the House of Commons... the prime minister, I'm afraid, is completely boxed in."

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Source: DW

'There should be no nuclear in climate financing'

Saturday 13:35 GMT

Prize-winning South African activist Makoma Lekalakala's successful legal battle to stop a secret nuclear power deal in her home land won her international acclaim.

For us to be able to do that, a just transition for us would mean phasing out coal electricity generation and having no nuclear at all as part of the energy mix, and having wind and solar being increased as part of our energy mix. Our main mission is for me to ensure that, or to advocate that, there should be no nuclear in climate financing.


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