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UK welcome to join Pacific trade pact after Brexit, says Japanese PM

UK welcome to join Pacific trade pact after Brexit, says Japanese PM

Britain would be welcomed ‘with open arms, Shinzo Abe says, in remarks likely to be seized on by BrexitersBritain would be welcomed into the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact “with open arms” by
In Brazil, only the grandest of coalitions can now defeat Bolsonaro

In Brazil, only the grandest of coalitions can now defeat Bolsonaro

Experts believe rival Fernando Haddad must position himself as a centrist champion of democracyBrazilian leftists heaved a huge collective sigh of relief on Sunday night after Jair Bolsonaro – the
Cricket great Matthew Hayden suffers spinal injuries while surfing in Queensland

Cricket great Matthew Hayden suffers spinal injuries while surfing in Queensland

Former Test opener ‘dodged a bullet’ and is recovering from head and neck injuries Former Australian Test opener Matthew Hayden admits he’s lucky to have survived after suffering head and spinal
Taylor Swift breaks political silence to endorse Democrats in US midterms

Taylor Swift breaks political silence to endorse Democrats in US midterms

Singer writes on social media that she now feels very differently about voicing her political opinionsTaylor Swift has made her first foray into US politics, publicly endorsing two Democrats for the
New Zealand's 'degrading' abortion ban breaches human rights, say activists

New Zealand's 'degrading' abortion ban breaches human rights, say activists

Advocacy group lays discrimination complaint with country’s rights commission over criminalisation of terminationsAn abortion advocacy group in New Zealand has laid a discrimination complaint alleging
Energy sector's carbon emissions to grow for second year running

Energy sector's carbon emissions to grow for second year running

IEA head says growth in renewables needs to be paired with coal plant closures Carbon emissions from the energy sector are on track to grow for the second year running, in a major blow to hopes the
Former Sydney Opera House boss attacks 'offensive' ad for 'shoddy horse race'

Former Sydney Opera House boss attacks 'offensive' ad for 'shoddy horse race'

Michael Lynch says the link between the gambling industry and politicians is corrupting the integrity of the Opera HouseThe former chief executive of the Opera House has described the decision to
Second vote looms after far-right candidate fails to secure majority– as it happened

Second vote looms after far-right candidate fails to secure majority– as it happened

Jair Bolsonaro has won a convincing victory in the Brazil’s election, but has fallen short of a majority leading to a second round of voting later in October Brazil election 2018: Jair Bolsonaro wins
IPCC climate change report calls for urgent action to phase out fossil fuels - live

IPCC climate change report calls for urgent action to phase out fossil fuels - live

UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says coal-fired electricity should end by 2050 if we are to limit global warming rises to 1.5C 1.21am BST Politically, the issue of global warming and
Jair Bolsonaro wins Brazil vote but not outright victory

Jair Bolsonaro wins Brazil vote but not outright victory

Far-right candidate will have to top poll in second-round run-off to secure presidencyThe far-right Brazilian populist Jair Bolsonaro has secured a resounding victory in the first-round of his
Castellers, human towers of Catalonia

Castellers, human towers of Catalonia

The 27th Human Tower Competition in Tarragona, Spain. The ‘Castellers’ who build the human towers with precise techniques compete in groups, know as ‘colles’, at local festivals with the aim of
EU citizens could face repeat of Windrush scandal, say landlords

EU citizens could face repeat of Windrush scandal, say landlords

Residential Landlords Association calls for hard copy documents for EU citizensLandlords have said that EU citizens living in the UK are at risk of facing some of the same difficulties caused for the
Two men die after taking part in Cardiff half marathon

Two men die after taking part in Cardiff half marathon

Runners believed to have had cardiac arrests in first deaths in event’s 15-year historyTwo men have died after collapsing at the finish line of the Cardiff half marathon.The runners, aged 25 and 32,
'Ick': rats, roaches and rank smells dampen NYC composting program

'Ick': rats, roaches and rank smells dampen NYC composting program

Plans to expand program are on hold as gag-inducing pong and vermin are holding back residents, foodies and hipsters from saving food scrapsIt was meant to be an ambitious environmental program but
Morning mail: Anger over Kavanaugh, abortion 'disrespect', Brazil heads to polls

Morning mail: Anger over Kavanaugh, abortion 'disrespect', Brazil heads to polls

Monday: US divided after controversial supreme court appointment. Plus: Queensland doctors accused of scorning women seeking abortionGood morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main
Brexit not on agenda for Theresa May's next cabinet meeting

Brexit not on agenda for Theresa May's next cabinet meeting

Upcoming budget will be main topic despite imminent deadline with European councilCabinet members are not expecting to discuss Brexit at their scheduled meeting this coming week, despite the looming
Khashoggi: case against Saudi agents reverberates through Ankara and Riyadh

Khashoggi: case against Saudi agents reverberates through Ankara and Riyadh

Turkey now finds itself in the position of being a champion for a journalist who vanished under its noseJamal Khashoggi had weighed the risks before he walked into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last
Child airlifted to hospital after Wales Rally GB crash

Child airlifted to hospital after Wales Rally GB crash

Boy in life-threatening condition after stunt motorbike collision in LlandudnoA boy is fighting for his life in hospital after a crash between two motorcycles in a display team at a motor rally event
Limo crash leaves 20 people dead in upstate New York, authorities say

Limo crash leaves 20 people dead in upstate New York, authorities say

All 18 people inside the limousine were killed in the collision with a parked, empty car, and two pedestrians also died after being hitA horrendous crash involving a stretch limousine that was
Missing Interpol chief resigns as it emerges he is being held in China

Missing Interpol chief resigns as it emerges he is being held in China

Meng Hongwei quits hours after Chinese authorities admit they have detained himThe missing Interpol chief, Meng Hongwei, who it was revealed on Sunday has been detained in China for 12 days unknown to