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Source: Reuters

Instant view: UK PM May faces a fight to seal Brexit deal

Thursday 07:00 GMT

Prime Minister Theresa May faces one of the most the most dangerous moments of her premiership as she tries to convince senior ministers and parliament to accept a draft divorce deal agreed with the European Union.

It is a failure of the government’s negotiating position, it is a failure to deliver on Brexit, and it is potentially dividing up the United Kingdom. It is very hard to see any reason why the cabinet should support Northern Ireland being ruled from Dublin.”. “I hope the cabinet will block it and if not I hope parliament will block it.

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Source: BBC

Outcry over teen's underwear in rape trial

Thursday 14:30 GMT

The controversy surrounding the trial was reminiscent of an outcry over intimate details made public in the trial of two high-profile rugby players, who were cleared of rape in Northern Ireland earlier this year.

"It might seem embarrassing to show a pair of thongs here... how do you think a rape victim or a woman feels at the incongruous setting of her underwear being shown in a court?" The case, in which the man was cleared of rape, was originally reported by the Irish Examiner newspaper on 6 November.


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