Elizabeth Warren hits back at Trump's 'Pocahontas' joke by releasing DNA test
The Guardian, 15 October at 17:18
President said he doesn't care about the test, which suggests she has a Native American ancestor, and that she would be 'very easy' to beat in 2020. Martin Pengelly and agencies. @MartinPengelly. Mon 15 Oct 2018 10.16 EDT First published on Mon 15 Oct ...
Trump sends Pompeo to Saudi Arabia as king orders Khashoggi probe
Financial Times, 15 October at 16:25
President Donald Trump has dispatched his secretary of state to meet King Salman of Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on the day the kingdom ordered an investigation into the case. Mr Trump posted on Twitter on Monday ...
UK's May to Address Parliament at 3:30 PM: Brexit Update
Bloomberg, 15 October at 16:15
Prime Minister Theresa May will address Parliament at about 3:30 p.m. Monday after Brexit talks broke down late on Sunday. The two sides are in a stand-off over how to treat the Irish border after the split -- and their positions are entrenched. Why
Hostage safe after Cologne railway station drama
BBC News, 15 October at 16:13
German police say they now have an armed assailant at Cologne's main railway station "under control" and the woman he took hostage is receiving medical treatment. She had minor injuries from the incident but he is reported to have serious injuries.
Spain v England: England fans' disorder in Seville unacceptable, says FA
BBC Sport, 15 October at 15:43
The behaviour of some England fans has been unacceptable before Monday's Nations League match against Spain in Seville, says the Football Association. A group of supporters were dispersed by riot police on Sunday night. Video footage showed fans ...
Brexit talks at impasse over Irish backstop, say No 10 sources
The Guardian, 15 October at 15:24
The Brexit talks have reached a significant impasse over the issue of the Irish border, UK government sources have said, prompting Theresa May to update MPs in the House of Commons on the state of the negotiations. No 10 indicated that a deal was being ...
Cologne police: Hostage incident at train station
Washington Post, 15 October at 15:11
BERLIN — Cologne police on Monday closed parts of the western German city's main train station after a man took a woman hostage in a pharmacy inside. Police officer Christoph Schulte told The Associated Press that incident appears to have started ...
Royal baby: Alice and Phillip installed as favourite names, as title would be Earl of Dumbarton (if it's a boy)
Telegraph.co.uk, 15 October at 15:04
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expecting their first child, who would become the Earl of Dumbarton if it's a baby boy whilst Alice and Phillip are both in the running as potential names. The happy news came hours after the couple were seen arriving
Bloodhound 1000mph car project goes into administration
Telegraph.co.uk, 15 October at 15:02
A British attempt to build a record-breaking 1,000mph car is in danger after the company behind the project ran out of funds, leaving it in desperate need of a new backer. Bloodhound Programme - which hopes to take the land speed record by developing a ...
Prince Harry revealed his desire for fatherhood three years ago on last trip to New Zealand
Telegraph.co.uk, 15 October at 15:01
Prince Harry made no secret of his desire to start a family long before he met Meghan Markle. Even as a twenty-something larking about with AIDS orphans in Africa there was a sense that this was a clucky prince, keen to settle down and start a family
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