Women around the world march against violence – live | World news

[ad_1] 1.10pm EST13:10 Nina Turner, the president of Our Revolution, is decrying the government shutdown. “We have almost 1 million of our sisters and brothers who are not receiving their paycheck, because someone decided to have a temper tantrum,” she said from the stage at the march in Washington. “Folks need to eat everyday, pay […]

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Viagogo releases data showing huge scale of ticket touting | Money

[ad_1] The scale of ticket touts’ grip on access to live music and sports has been revealed, after the Viagogo website published details of its most prolific sellers, under the terms of a court order secured against the company by regulators. Information released by Viagogo showed that touts have grabbed thousands of pounds worth of […]

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‘Well-oiled machine’: how Brexit disruption could hit medicine supplies | Politics

[ad_1] Few of the recipients of the millions of prescriptions dispensed every day across Britain are likely to give much thought to the system that ensures that everything from painkillers to niche medicines are available. Beyond the pharmacist’s counter, however, lies a network spanning national borders andcontinents and involving multiple supply chains. “It all works […]

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Doncaster shooting: Man shot dead in 'drive-by' attack at pub

Doncaster shooting: Man shot dead in ‘drive-by’ attack at pub

[ad_1] A man has been shot dead at a South Yorkshire pub. The victim was raced to hospital after being gunned down at the Maple Tree Pub in Balby, Doncaster, last night. Despite medics’ best efforts, he sadly passed away. There are reports the incident was a ‘drive-by’ shooting, although these remain unconfirmed. Police officers […]

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The final testimony: film tells stories of last Holocaust survivors | Media

[ad_1] An old school photo slides from the printer into Frank Bright’s hands. It is black and white because it dates from May 1942. But since it was taken, tiny red and blue stickers have been scattered over the image. Red for dead; blue for survived. Most are red. Bright, now 90, points to a […]

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Where May’s ministers stand on customs union concessions | Politics

[ad_1] Cabinet ministers are split on whether the way ahead in the Brexit process should involve concessions on a permanent customs union, with some arguing it is the only way to get cross-party consensus for a deal and others warning that it would cause a permanent split in the Tory party. Senior Brexiters have said […]

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Amber Rudd’s denial of the benefits crisis takes political spin to a new level | Frances Ryan | Opinion

[ad_1] Watching the government jostle to survive this week, I couldn’t help but think how “spin” – that frantic, Thick of It-type politics most associated with the Blair years – seems almost mild in today’s climate. In an era in which politicians can now offer “facts” that openly contradict reality, a “spin” barely seems to […]

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Labour rebuffs May offer of plan B Brexit talks after no-confidence motion fails – Politics live | Politics

[ad_1] 4.46pm EST16:46 Southampton’s third round FA cup replay with Derby has gone to extra time, meaning that BBC1 programmers have a small dilemma on their hands. It has now been reported – and this is unconfirmed – that May’s statement will now air on the BBC News Channel. How British. Nick Miller (@NickMiller79) I […]

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Tuesday US briefing: May’s historic defeat in Brexit deal vote | US news

[ad_1] Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Top story: British prime minister faces vote of confidence Theresa’s May’s proposed Brexit deal with the EU went down to the worst parliamentary defeat in British democratic history on Tuesday, with MPs voting against it by an unprecedented margin of 230. The Labour leader, Jeremy […]

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Wales has highest incarceration rate in western Europe – study | UK news

[ad_1] Wales has the highest rate of imprisonment in western Europe, the first study of its kind has revealed. Sentencing and Immediate Custody in Wales: A Factfile found that in 2017 (the latest figures available) there were 154 prisoners per 100,000 of the population of Wales, compared with 141 per 100,000 of England. Campaigners and […]

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