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Trump-North Korea meeting: US ‘knows the risks’, says spy chief

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionKim Jong-un and Donald Trump: From enemies to frenemies? CIA director Mike Pompeo has defended Donald Trump's decision to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, saying the president understands the risks.Mr Trump "isn't doing this for theatre, he is going there to solve a problem," the spy chief told Fox News Sunday.The president has said the summit could produce the "greatest
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Iran plane crash: All 11 people on Turkish jet killed

[ad_1] All 11 people on board a Turkish plane that crashed in western Iran have been killed, Iranian media report.The private jet crashed near the city of Shahr-e Kord in in the western province of Chahrmahal-Bakhtiyari, according to state broadcaster IRINN.An emergency services spokesman told the channel that the plane came down in a mountainous area and caught fire.It was reportedly travelling from the United Arab Emirates to Istanbul when
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Russian spy: Salisbury diners told to wash possessions

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionProf Dame Sally Davies said the risk of harm was "low" Up to 500 Salisbury pub-goers and diners have been told to wash possessions as a precaution after nerve agent traces were found.Trace amounts of the substance used to poison ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found on and around a table where the pair ate at Zizzi restaurant,
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Lanhydrock National Trust cream tea advert sparks outrage

[ad_1] Image copyright National Trust Image caption The original "offending" promotional photograph A Mother's Day cream tea advert has sparked fury for depicting a scone with the jam dolloped on the cream.The National Trust's Lanhydrock in Bodmin angered Cornish locals by depicting the delicacy in the rival Devon tradition on a Facebook post.Outraged locals said they were going to cancel memberships over the blunder.The Trust apologised for the "heinous mistake",
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Missing Spanish boy Gabriel Cruz found dead in car

[ad_1] Image copyright EPA Image caption At a rally on Friday, Patricia Ramirez (l) and Angel Cruz (c) appealed to whoever had their son to return him home The body of a missing boy has been found in the boot of a car being driven by his father's partner, officials in Spain say.Eight-year-old Gabriel Cruz's disappearance in the southern province of Almeria in late February captured the nation's attention. After
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Momentum chief Jon Lansman drops Labour general secretary bid

[ad_1] Momentum founder Jon Lansman has dropped his bid for the vacant post of Labour's general secretary.On Twitter, he said he had "decided to step back from the race" to focus on his role on the party's ruling National Executive Committee (NEC).He said he had achieved his aim of sparking debate about the party's governance and encouraging others to stand for general secretary.The Labour leadership favours Unite official Jennie Formby
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John McDonnell urges Labour MPs to stop appearing on Russia Today

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJohn McDonnell says he won't appear on Russia Today Labour's Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has said he won't be making any more appearances on Kremlin-sponsored TV station Russia Today.He said RT's coverage "goes beyond objective journalism" and it was "right", after events in Salisbury, that Labour MPs did not appear on it.A party spokesman said: "We are keeping the issue under
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Gove and Davidson in fisheries control call

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty/PA Image caption Michael Gove and Ruth Davidson were on opposite sides of the debate before the Brexit referendum Ruth Davidson and Michael Gove have teamed up to call for the UK to leave the common fisheries policy (CFP) when Britain leaves the European Union.The Scottish Conservative leader and UK environment secretary say it is "vital" that the country regains control over its own fisheries management. It
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‘National Rally’: Le Pen proposes new party name for National Front

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ms Le Pen wants to change how French voters see the party which was founded by her father France's far-right leader Marine Le Pen has proposed changing her party's name to National Rally from National Front in a bid to improve its image.She told members that the current name was a "psychological barrier" for voters.The plan to change the party's name was approved
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TfL ban pro-France Brexit advert from Tube stations

[ad_1] Image copyright Anthony Devlin/PA Wire An advert urging business owners to leave the UK and go to France after Brexit has been banned from London Underground stations.The adverts tells entrepreneurs worried about the UK's withdrawal from the EU to "vote with their feet".Transport for London (TfL) said it refused to run the campaign because it did not comply with their guidelines. The ad is still set to appear in