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Britain’s 2011 military intervention in Libya, ordered by former prime minister David Cameron, relied on flawed intelligence and hastened the North African country’s political and economic collapse, lawmakers said on Wednesday in a damning report. Britain and France led international efforts to help oust Libya’s then-leader Muammar Gaddafi in early 2011, using fighter jets to […]

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Britain’s former prime minister David Cameron said on Monday he was resigning from his seat in parliament, ending his political career just weeks after he A file photo shows Britain’s outgoing prime minister, David Cameron, with his wife Samantha, waves in front of number 10 Downing Street, on his last day in office as prime […]

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The Progress 1000 celebrates London’s most influential people, highlighting those driving progress and innovation in London. Bangladeshi-origin British lawmakers Tulip Rizwana Siddiq and Rushanara Ali have been named in the Evening Standard’s The Progress 1000 list of the most influential people in London. Hampstead and Kilburn’s lawmaker Tulip and Bethnal Green and Bow’s lawmaker Rushanara […]

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Thousands of rescuers have searched through the night for survivors following Wednesday’s earthquake in a mountainous area of central Italy. More than 240 people have died and at least 368 were injured, officials said. Many people are still believed to be buried under rubble and more than 4,300 rescuers are using heavy lifting equipment and […]

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Theresa May has become Britain’s new prime minister, promising to carve out a bold new future in the world as she embarks on the monumental task of leading the country out of the European Union. May, 59 assumed office after an audience with Queen Elizabeth and drove straight to her new home of 10 Downing […]

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Nicola Sturgeon has said prospect of Scotland being removed from the European Union is “democratically unacceptable” and announced a possible new independence referendum. “The prospect of a second referendum must be on the table, and it is on the table,” the First Minister said. “We will begin to prepare the legislation required for a new […]

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Britain votes to decide whether to stay in EU after tight, divisive campaign Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha leave after voting in the EU referendum, at a polling station in central London yesterday. Millions of Britons yesterday voted in a bitterly-fought, knife-edge referendum that could pull the island nation out of […]

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A masked man who reportedly fired shots in a cinema complex in western Germany has been shot dead by police, the state’s interior minister has said. Peter Beuth told the state of Hessen’s parliament that police stormed the Kinopolis complex in Viernheim, near Frankfurt, after shots were reported. “The police thought that the gunman was […]

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An MP has died after she was shot and stabbed during an attack in her constituency, police have said. Jo Cox, 41, Labour MP for Batley and Spen, was left bleeding on the floor by her attacker. A 77-year-old man also suffered slight injuries. A 52-year-old man was arrested near Market Street, Birstall, West Yorkshire […]

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At least 17 died and several were injured when explosions hit the departure hall of Brussels airport on Tuesday morning. All flights at the airport have been suspended, the air traffic control service added. Meanwhile another has been reported at the Maalbeek metro station in Brussels, which is just meters away from the Gare de Bruxelles-Schuman […]

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French MPs vote to allow the govt to block web sites, social media under state of emergency The Islamic State jihadist suspected of masterminding the Paris attacks was killed during a major police raid, prosecutors confirmed Thursday, as French lawmakers voted to extend a state of emergency imposed after the carnage. French MPs also voted […]

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A British Airways plane stands on the runway surrounded by emergency vehicles at McCarran International Airport following a fire on September 8, 2015. A British Airways plane bound for London has caught fire at Las Vegas airport, forcing the evacuation of 172 people on board on emergency slides. Airport officials said at least 14 people […]

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