Donald Trump signs an executive order to stop family separations

YOUNG children in cages, sleeping on thin mattresses and covered in foil blankets. Children crying for their mothers and fathers. A sobbing mother recounting how the daughter she was breastfeeding was was taken away. These are glimpses of the ongoing family separations at America’s southern border. Since May, soon after Jeff Sessions, the attorney-general, More...

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XXXTentacion: Controversy rages after rapper's shooting death

The killing of US rapper XXXTentacion has set social media ablaze: vicious arguments have broken out about how to memorialise such a problematic figure, as fans pore over conspiracy theories about the perpetrator More...

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Liam Fox tells Laura Kuenssberg rebels have not changed Brexit stance

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Liam Fox tells the BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg concessions to Brexit rebels will not “fundamentally” change anything. BBC News – UK Politics  More...

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Guy Verhofstadt warns MPs of 'two decade' Brexit ratification

Brexit could take as long as two decades to get EU approval unless the two sides agree a “precise” blueprint in October, Guy Verhofstadt has said. The European Parliament’s chief Brexit negotiator More...

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US child detention pictures disturbing – Theresa May

Media playback is unsupported on your device Theresa May has condemned the forced separation of migrant children from their parents at the US-Mexico border, but dismissed calls to cancel President More...

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Homeland Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen booed at Mexican restaurant

Protesters have barracked a Trump administration official as she dined at a Mexican restaurant in Washington DC. The activists heckled Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen at the eatery near the White More...

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Tony Perkins: Jeff Sessions May Use DNA Tests in Border Crisis

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is considering using DNA tests to verify the parentage of illegal immigrant adults crossing the southern border with children, Family Research Council President Tony Perkins said More...

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GCHQ director urges co-operation after Brexit

GCHQ played a critical role in foiling at least four European terror plots in the past year and the co-operation must continue after Brexit, the intelligence agency’s head has said. Jeremy Fleming said More...

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King Donald the Madman

There really was a king named Donald once; in fact there were two of them, their reigns separated by a century, sovereigns over the Picts and the Scots about 1,000 years ago. Whether the first of them ever uttered More...

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Chrystia Freeland tells tales of battling Trump over trade

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s most prominent lieutenant, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, testified before the House of Commons trade committee today—and sternly rebutted a Conservative More...