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Comey documented 'everything he could remember' after Trump conversations

Comey documented ‘everything he could remember’ after Trump conversations

wrote in a memo that President Donald Trump asked him to end the investigation of national security adviser Michael Flynn, according to a source familiar with the matter. Comey was so appalled by the request that [...]

France votes for new president amid high security

France votes for new president amid high security

Voters are going to the polls in France to choose their next president, amid high security following a deadly attack on Paris police three days ago. About 50,000 police and 7,000 soldiers are being deployed across [...]

Borussia Dortmund bombs: 'Speculator' charged with bus attack

Borussia Dortmund bombs: ‘Speculator’ charged with bus attack

Police in Germany have charged a man suspected of being behind an attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus. Rather than having links to radical Islamism, he was a market trader hoping to make money if [...]

Tory MPs face being prosecuted for electoral fraud while they are fighting the upcoming general election campaign

Conservative MPs accused of breaking election spending rules at the last election face the possibility of being prosecuted by the Crown while they are in the middle of fighting their re-election campaigns at this year’s general election.

14 police forces have sent files to the Crown Prosecution Service relating to the Tory 2015 ‘battle bus’ scheme, which it has been alleged led to Tory candidates breaking strict spending limits on elections. The CPS [...]

British PM May calls for early election to strengthen Brexit hand

British PM May calls for early election to strengthen Brexit hand

Standing outside her Downing Street office, May said she had been reluctant about asking parliament to back her move to bring forward the election from 2020, but decided it was necessary to win support for her [...]

North Korea 'will test missiles weekly', senior official tells BBC

North Korea ‘will test missiles weekly’, senior official tells BBC

North Korea will continue to test missiles, a senior official has told the BBC in Pyongyang, despite international condemnation and growing military tensions with the US. “We’ll be conducting more missile tests on a weekly, monthly [...]

Hundreds sue NHS over 'barbaric' vaginal mesh implants

Hundreds sue NHS over ‘barbaric’ vaginal mesh implants

More than 800 UK women are taking legal action against the NHS and the makers of vaginal mesh implants, the Victoria Derbyshire programme has learned. The implants are used to treat pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence [...]

Prince Harry 'in total chaos' over mother Diana's death

Prince Harry ‘in total chaos’ over mother Diana’s death

Prince Harry has revealed he sought counselling after spending nearly 20 years “not thinking” about the death of his mother, Diana, Princess of Wales. In an interview with the Daily Telegraph, he said it was not [...]

Turkey referendum: Vote expanding Erdogan powers 'valid'

Turkey referendum: Vote expanding Erdogan powers ‘valid’

The Yes vote in the referendum that grants sweeping new powers to the president of Turkey is valid, the head of the electoral body says. Sadi Guven was speaking after the main opposition Republican People’s Party [...]

Jerusalem stabbing: British woman killed in tram attack

Jerusalem stabbing: British woman killed in tram attack

A British woman thought to be in her 20s has been stabbed to death in Jerusalem, police have said. The tourist was repeatedly stabbed while she travelled on a tram in Tzahal Square, which was packed [...]