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Former diplomat to lead remainers' bid to shift public opinion on Brexit

Former diplomat to lead remainers' bid to shift public opinion on Brexit

Lord Malloch-Brown aims to unify campaigners and sees MPs’ vote on final deal as ‘the moment to stop the trainwreck’One of Britain’s most senior former diplomats, Lord Malloch-Brown, is to take a lead
Aftermath of deadly multi-car collision in Birmingham – video

Aftermath of deadly multi-car collision in Birmingham – video

Six people have died and another is seriously injured after a collision involving six cars in Birmingham in the early hours of Sunday morning. The accident happened on the Lee Bank Middleway, near
US health leaders alarmed by report 'fetus', 'transgender' among CDC banned words

US health leaders alarmed by report 'fetus', 'transgender' among CDC banned words

Washington Post: ‘science-based’ and ‘evidence-based’ also bannedHealth spokesman says report is ‘complete mischaracterization’ Health leaders said they were alarmed about a report that officials at
Former archbishop of Canterbury lashes out at Justin Welby in letter

Former archbishop of Canterbury lashes out at Justin Welby in letter

George Carey says it is ‘shocking’ that his successor asked him to quit honorary post over role in sexual abuse caseThe former archbishop of Canterbury George Carey has launched an extraordinary
Brexit deal gives more rights to Irish passport holders, experts say

Brexit deal gives more rights to Irish passport holders, experts say

Agreement between EU and UK means Northern Ireland born citizens with Irish passports could enjoy benefits closed to British passport holdersPeople born in Northern Ireland who carry Irish passports
Omarosa's exit highlights 'ridiculous' lack of diversity at Trump White House

Omarosa's exit highlights 'ridiculous' lack of diversity at Trump White House

With an administration dominated by white men, ‘black diversity in the White House is almost oxymoronic at this point,’ says former RNC chairThe departure of the former Apprentice contestant Omarosa
The year is 2037. This is what happens when the hurricane hits Miami

The year is 2037. This is what happens when the hurricane hits Miami

The climate is warming and the water is rising. In his new book, Jeff Goodell argues that sea-level rise will reshape our world in ways we can only begin to imagineAfter the hurricane hit Miami in
Venue of last resort: the climate lawsuits threatening the future of big oil

Venue of last resort: the climate lawsuits threatening the future of big oil

In an era of environmental deregulation, groups like the American Petroleum Institute are focusing resources on the courts – and ‘time is on industry’s side’In early October, 22 state and federal
Birmingham road accident leaves six people dead

Birmingham road accident leaves six people dead

Seventh person critically injured in car crash that involved six vehicles near Edgbaston in early hours of SundaySix people died and a seventh was in a critical condition after a “harrowing” crash
Simone Veil remembered by Robert Badinter

Simone Veil remembered by Robert Badinter

13 July 1927 – 30 June 2017 The former justice minister and fellow Holocaust survivor recalls the French politician who became a symbol of forgiveness • Johnny Hallyday remembered by Carla
Brazilian police foil million-dollar fraud to export precious wood to China

Brazilian police foil million-dollar fraud to export precious wood to China

Prosectors say police saved Amapá $30m worth of environmental damageChinese entrepreneurs paid millions to company that bribed officials Two Chinese entrepreneurs paid millions of dollars to a
Tara Palmer-Tomkinson remembered by Duncan James

Tara Palmer-Tomkinson remembered by Duncan James

23 December 1971 – 8 February 2017 The singer and actor on his friend the former It girl, who dazzled with a childlike innocence but suffered dark moments of self-doubt • Bruce Forsyth remembered by
Republicans accused of concocting email scandal against Robert Mueller

Republicans accused of concocting email scandal against Robert Mueller

Claim that investigators wrongfully obtained emails of president’s transition team are dismissed as ‘baloney’ and a ploy to discredit Trump-Russia inquiryRepublicans have been accused of trying to
California wild fire: Santa Barbara 'a ghost town' as Thomas blaze moves closer

California wild fire: Santa Barbara 'a ghost town' as Thomas blaze moves closer

Mandatory evacuations around Montecito and Summerland came as winds roared with gusts of up to 60mphSanta Barbara has turned into a “ghost town” after residents piled into cars and fled on Saturday,
'I live like a plant': Nobel winner's wife 'going mad' under Chinese detention

'I live like a plant': Nobel winner's wife 'going mad' under Chinese detention

Liu Xia, poet and widow of democracy advocate Liu Xiaobo, suffering deep depression after living under house arrest without charges since 2010Friends of the late Chinese democracy advocate and Nobel
Barry and Honey Sherman: Canadian PM leads mourning of billionaire couple

Barry and Honey Sherman: Canadian PM leads mourning of billionaire couple

Justin Trudeau pays tribute as police await autopsy results after ‘suspicious’ deaths of Apotex pharmaceuticals founder and his wifeThe Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, has said he was

Australian man arrested over allegedly acting as economic agent for North Korea – video

Australian federal police assistant commissioner Neil Gaughan speaks at a press conference following the arrest of Choi Han Chan, a 59-year-old Australian citizen of South Korean descent, for
Chile: deadly mudslide destroys village

Chile: deadly mudslide destroys village

Five people dead and at least 15 missing after night of torrential downpours triggered slip near Chaiten in coastal PatagoniaA mudslide has torn through a small village in southern Chile near a
Australian police charge man with acting as economic agent for North Korea

Australian police charge man with acting as economic agent for North Korea

The 59-year-old man is alleged to have breached sanctions and is accused of dealing with weapons of mass destructionThe Australian federal police have arrested a man in Sydney over allegedly acting as
Two dead and 17 injured after balcony collapses during Melbourne Christmas party

Two dead and 17 injured after balcony collapses during Melbourne Christmas party

It is believed more than 30 people were on balcony at Doncaster East house when it collapsed, trapping people underneathTwo women are dead and 17 people are injured after a balcony collapsed during a