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Marine Le Pen marks Front National leadership win with rebrand proposal

Marine Le Pen marks Front National leadership win with rebrand proposal

After re-election, Le Pen suggests party could change name to National RallyMarine Le Pen has been re-elected leader of the Front National and immediately proposed changing the far-right party’s name
Trump under pressure over chaotic approach to North Korea nuclear talks

Trump under pressure over chaotic approach to North Korea nuclear talks

Republicans: denuclearisation must be prerequisite for meetingCIA director and White House spokesman contradict each otherDonald Trump faced criticism from Republican allies on Sunday after apparently
Xi Jinping set to be president for life after scrapping term limits – video report

Xi Jinping set to be president for life after scrapping term limits – video report

China's leader has successfully abolished presidential term limits, allowing him to remain in power for many years to come. Almost 3,000 members of the national people's congress voted on the
Falklands: Argentinian soldiers' relatives to put names on graves

Falklands: Argentinian soldiers' relatives to put names on graves

Identification of previously unknown soldiers made possible thanks to DNA testing and humanitarian initiativeThe relatives of 89 previously unidentified Argentinian soldiers killed during the 1982
Poland's Sunday trading ban takes effect

Poland's Sunday trading ban takes effect

Catholic church welcomes law that begins with ban on two Sundays a month, extending to all in 2020A Polish law banning almost all trade on Sundays has taken effect, with large supermarkets and most
Elizabeth Warren seeks to use Trump Pocahontas 'racial slur' as political tool

Elizabeth Warren seeks to use Trump Pocahontas 'racial slur' as political tool

Senator raises issue of sexual assault against Native AmericansMassachusetts Democrat ‘not running for president in 2020’Elizabeth Warren has responded to Donald Trump’s latest “Pocahontas” jibe by
Normandy advert to seduce UK firms after Brexit banned

Normandy advert to seduce UK firms after Brexit banned

TfL deems ads on tubes and buses calling for businesses to relocate too sensitive An advertising campaign from the Normandy government urging British businesses to flee across the Channel to escape
German parties to vote on 'out of date' Nazi-era abortion law

German parties to vote on 'out of date' Nazi-era abortion law

Doctors face two-year jail sentences for advertising or giving information on abortionA debate over proposals to scrap a Nazi-era law that forbids German doctors from providing information on abortion
UK charity urges vigilance after 'Punish a Muslim Day' letters

UK charity urges vigilance after 'Punish a Muslim Day' letters

People in Bradford, London and Cardiff report receiving notes advocating violenceMuslim communities in the UK have been urged to remain vigilant as counter-terrorism police investigate anonymous
US navy carrier's Vietnam visit signals closer ties amid China tensions

US navy carrier's Vietnam visit signals closer ties amid China tensions

USS Carl Vinson’s port call was largest US troop presence in Vietnam since war ended in 1975Thousands of sailors from a US navy carrier and two escort vessels have taken part in a charm offensive
US steelworkers say Trump tariff plan has appeal – 'but about 40 years too late'

US steelworkers say Trump tariff plan has appeal – 'but about 40 years too late'

Workers in Pennsylvania, once a steel hub, are conflicted about the tariffs proposal and fear Trump could just be playing politicsTo say former steelworkers in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley are
Russia tries to entice voters to polls to prop up Putin's legitimacy

Russia tries to entice voters to polls to prop up Putin's legitimacy

Worried about turnout, officials experiment with raffles, selfie competitions and referendumsIn the Siberian region of Krasnoyarsk, political activists are raffling a car, while in the southern
Russia says it has successfully launched powerful new missile

Russia says it has successfully launched powerful new missile

Vladimir Putin recently unveiled hypersonic Kinzhal missile as part of an array of weaponryRussia has said it successfully launched a hypersonic missile described by Vladimir Putin as an ideal weapon
'Solve drug problem through toughness': Trump advocates death penalty for drug dealers – video

'Solve drug problem through toughness': Trump advocates death penalty for drug dealers – video

US president tells a rally in Pennsylvania that drug dealers are 'killing our kids, they're killing our families, they're killing our workers', and says countries such as China do not have a drug
Bono: bullying allegations at charity made me furious

Bono: bullying allegations at charity made me furious

U2 singer apologises after claims workers at One office were ‘treated worse than dogs’The singer Bono has apologised after claims were made that workers at a charity he co-founded were subjected to a
'This could destroy China': parliament sets Xi Jinping up to rule for life

'This could destroy China': parliament sets Xi Jinping up to rule for life

People’s Congress confirms abolition of presidential term limits, sparking fears Xi is ‘leading us back to the Mao era’The Chinese leader, Xi Jinping, has succeeded in abolishing presidential term
Liberal MP Tim Wilson marries partner Ryan Bolger

Liberal MP Tim Wilson marries partner Ryan Bolger

Wilson, who argued for marriage equality in Australia, tweets photo of pair, saying ‘11th of March is a special day’Federal Liberal MP and marriage equality advocate Tim Wilson has married partner
Rob Ford: brother of late Toronto mayor is new Progressive Conservative leader

Rob Ford: brother of late Toronto mayor is new Progressive Conservative leader

Doug Ford is a former city councillor and, like his brother, has been the subject of drug allegationsThe new leader of Ontario’s conservative party is the brother of late Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who
Man dies after being restrained by police in London arrest

Man dies after being restrained by police in London arrest

Police watchdog called in after death of 35-year-old who was found in distressed state trying to enter back gardens in Lewisham boroughEngland’s police watchdog has begun an investigation into the
Trump tariffs: China warns trade war would be 'disaster'

Trump tariffs: China warns trade war would be 'disaster'

Commerce minister Zhong Shan says there would be ‘no winners’ but Beijing is prepared to protect country’s interestsAny trade war with the United States will only bring disaster to the world economy,