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Brexit caseworkers ‘will need to make 100 residency decisions a day’

Brexit caseworkers ‘will need to make 100 residency decisions a day’

Watchdog warns of Home Office overload as extra staff taken on to register 3 million EU nationals before BrexitThe number of staff the Home Office intends to recruit to register the 3 million EU
Controversial monk and Dalai Lama aide replaced amid corruption accusations

Controversial monk and Dalai Lama aide replaced amid corruption accusations

Prominent Buddhists are welcoming the apparent downfall of Tenzin Dhonden, accused of abusing his position as gatekeeper to the Buddhist leaderProminent Buddhists in North America are welcoming the
Young people aren’t Stalinists – they just wonder what some rules might look like | Richard Godwin

Young people aren’t Stalinists – they just wonder what some rules might look like | Richard Godwin

To claim that having any qualms about feral capitalism leads straight to the gulag is disingenuous, dangerous and just a bit dimA spectre is haunting Britain: the spectre of Stalinism. I don’t know if
Moment UN war crimes defendant claims to drink poison – video

Moment UN war crimes defendant claims to drink poison – video

Former Bosnian Croat commander Slobodan Praljak drinks from a small bottle moments after judges confirmed his 20-year sentence. The hearing was quickly suspended as Praljak’s lawyer shouted: 'My
Theresa May condemns Trump's retweets of UK far-right leader’s anti-Muslim videos

Theresa May condemns Trump's retweets of UK far-right leader’s anti-Muslim videos

Prime minister’s spokesperson says president was wrong to share tweets from Jayda Fransen, who faces harassment charges Donald Trump retweeted a handful of anti-Muslim videos posted by the deputy
Watchdog to investigate Grenfell complaint over police helicopters

Watchdog to investigate Grenfell complaint over police helicopters

IPCC will manage investigation into claims helicopters may have fanned flames and caused residents to wait for rescueAn investigation has been set up into the use of police helicopters at the scene of
Brexit divorce bill deal within days, says EU's chief negotiator Barnier

Brexit divorce bill deal within days, says EU's chief negotiator Barnier

Michel Barnier denies reports that divorce bill has been agreed as diplomats in Brussels prepare to scrutinise UK proposalMichel Barnier, the European chief Brexit negotiator, has said he expects to
India's communications regulator endorses net neutrality

India's communications regulator endorses net neutrality

Telecom regulator of world’s second largest internet market says it opposes ‘discriminatory treatment’ of internet trafficIndia’s communications regulator has endorsed net neutrality for the world’s
Meet Clandestina, the Cuban brand speaking to a new generation

Meet Clandestina, the Cuban brand speaking to a new generation

One innovative designer has found a way around both the regime and the US embargo and become the first Cuban clothing company to ship anywhere in the worldWhen Havana-based designer Idania del Río
London suburbs set for housing boom as Sadiq Khan relaxes rules

London suburbs set for housing boom as Sadiq Khan relaxes rules

Mayor plans to build more than 250,000 new homes in capital’s 13 outer suburbs, more than double the current rate London’s suburbs are braced for a wave of construction after the mayor, Sadiq Khan,
Bitcoin price soars above $11,000 as central bankers seek to calm fears

Bitcoin price soars above $11,000 as central bankers seek to calm fears

Bank of England and Federal Reserve officials play down cryptocurrency is too small to threaten world economy amid warnings of bubble Bitcoin topped $11,000 on Wednesday, less than 24 hours after
Bosnian Croat war criminal dies after taking poison in UN courtroom

Bosnian Croat war criminal dies after taking poison in UN courtroom

Former commander Slobodan Praljak drank from bottle moments after judges upheld 20-year sentence in The Hague A former Bosnian Croat general has died after drinking a phial of poison while standing in
Meet mayor João Doria – São Paulo's slick, polarising answer to Trump

Meet mayor João Doria – São Paulo's slick, polarising answer to Trump

He’s a son of privilege who hosted The Apprentice, courted the populist vote and attacks his critics on social media. Now in power, he’s overseeing cutbacks and privatisation. Is he destined for
Levi Bellfield confessed to Russell murders, say convicted man's lawyers

Levi Bellfield confessed to Russell murders, say convicted man's lawyers

Legal team for Michael Stone, convicted of killing Lin and Megan Russell, say new evidence implicates Milly Dowler’s killer The serial killer Levi Bellfield has confessed to the murder of Lin and
Victoria becomes first state to legalise assisted dying as parliament passes bill

Victoria becomes first state to legalise assisted dying as parliament passes bill

Lower house MPs vote in favour of bill that will allow people who are terminally ill and in intolerable pain to end their lives Voluntary assisted dying will be legal in Victoria from 2019, after a
For Mormon women, saying #MeToo presents a particular challenge

For Mormon women, saying #MeToo presents a particular challenge

Sexual abuse survivors say notions of modesty and patriarchal authority make speaking out difficult: ‘There’s a lot of pressure to forgive and to not rock the boat’When Carol was eight years old, she
Saudi prince Miteb bin Abdullah pays $1bn in corruption settlement

Saudi prince Miteb bin Abdullah pays $1bn in corruption settlement

Former contender for throne released from detention after admitting to several accusations, official says The senior Saudi prince Miteb bin Abdullah, once seen as a leading contender for the throne,
Scott Morrison asks business not to abandon Coalition for Labor's 'dark vision'

Scott Morrison asks business not to abandon Coalition for Labor's 'dark vision'

Treasurer warns ALP will set Australia back years and releases new modelling of its spending plans that excludes savings measuresThe treasurer, Scott Morrison, has asked a business audience in
Banks warned of 'regulatory action' as climate change bites global economy

Banks warned of 'regulatory action' as climate change bites global economy

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority says it is quizzing companies about their actions to assess climate risksAustralia’s financial regulator has stepped-up its warning to banks, lenders and
Teenager charged over Leeds car crash deaths

Teenager charged over Leeds car crash deaths

Boy, 15, to appear in court accused of causing deaths of three boys and two men when vehicle crashed into tree A 15-year-old boy has been charged with causing the deaths of five people when a car