PM updates MPs on Brexit negotiations
BBC News, 15 October at 17:35
Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg notes that it is unlawful to have a separate customs arrangement for Northern Ireland, and asks why this escaped the negotiators until so late in the process. He says negotiations over Northern Ireland have "taken too long".
France flash floods MAPPED: Where is DEADLY flash flooding in Aude?
Express.co.uk, 15 October at 17:35
Up to seven months of rain fell overnight, turning the streets of the southern region of Aude into gushing rivers, local authorities said. Television pictures showed raging, muddy rivers that had uprooted trees, knocked over concrete electricity towers
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 ...
Brexit, the Irish border and the 'battle for the union'
BBC News, 15 October at 17:04
With less than 200 days until the UK is due to leave the EU, the battle over Brexit is reaching dizzying heights of drama. But perhaps an unintended consequence of the debate is the growing battle over something else - the union. In particular, the sum
Meghan Markle baby: What kind of mother will Meghan be?
Express.co.uk, 15 October at 17:00
Just five months after their lavish wedding at St George's Chapel, Meghan and Harry announced their first child will be born in the Spring of next year. Kensington Palace took to Twitter and announced the happy news saying: “Their Royal Highnesses The ...
Commons abuse: Dame Laura Cox's lightning strike
BBC News, 15 October at 16:53
The new system for dealing with misbehaviour by MPs is not good enough and the culture and management must change - the uncompromising verdict from Dame Laura Cox, who was asked to look at how the House of Commons deals with bullying and ...
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 ...
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