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Shadow chancellor makes last-minute U-turn on fiscal responsibility vote
John McDonnell told the Guardian last month that Labour would back the charter of fiscal rules despite Jeremy Corbyn having been elected as leader on an anti-austerity ticket. Photograph: Ian Forsyth/Getty Images. Patrick Wintour Political editor ...
Labour backtracks on support for George Osborne's law to ensure governments ...
The impact of Jeremy Corbyn's foreign policy
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British grandfather Karl Andree facing 360 lashes in Saudi Arabia for making wine
A British grandfather is facing a punishment of 360 lashes in Saudi Arabia for making home-made wine. Karl Andree, a 74-year-old originally from south London, was arrested in August last year when police found bottles of wine in his car. He has already ...
What you can be flogged for in Saudi Arabia
British grandfather Karl Andree faces 350 lashes in Saudi Arabia over 'home ...
British pensioner facing 379 lashes in Saudi Arabia
SABMiller agrees in principle to £70bn takeover by AB InBev
The world's two largest beer makers have struck a deal to combine their businesses in what will be one of the biggest takeovers in history. SABMiller said on Tuesday that the company had reached “agreement in principle” to accept an informal offer of ...
AB InBev and SABMiller agree terms on mega-merger
SABMiller accepts 68 billion pound AB InBev takeover offer
SABMiller agrees AB Inbev takeover deal of £68bn
MH17 Ukraine disaster: Dutch to report on cause
The Dutch Safety Board is to publish a final report on why Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 broke up over Ukraine in 2014, killing all 298 on board. Preliminary findings say it was hit by "high-energy objects from outside the aircraft", fuelling ...
Final report into downing of MH17 flight over Ukraine to be published
Dutch to release Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash report
MH17 inquiry to unveil final report into doomed
Iranian parliament passes bill approving nuclear deal
Iranian lawmakers approved the outline of the nuclear agreement on Sunday. Photograph: Xinhua/Rex Shutterstock. Agencies. Tuesday 13 October 2015 02.36 EDT Last modified on Tuesday 13 October 2015 02.47 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on ...
Iran's parliament backs nuclear deal
Iran's parliament approves nuclear deal with world powers
Iranian lawmakers approve nuclear deal
Legalising cannabis in the UK 'would raise hundreds of millions'
Legalising cannabis would raise taxes worth hundreds of millions of pounds and produce large savings for the criminal justice system, a private analysis for the Treasury has concluded. It judged that regulating cannabis, which was used by more than two ...
Cannabis legalisation worth millions - government report
Turkey mourns bomb blast victims, seeks to identify attackers
ANKARA, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Turkish investigators worked on Sunday to identify the perpetrators and victims of Saturday's bomb blasts which killed at least 95 people in the capital Ankara, while Turks mourned the most deadly attack of its kind on ...
Syria Kurds 'razing villages seized from IS' - Amnesty
Kurdish forces have carried out a wave of forced displacement and mass house demolitions - amounting to war crimes - in northern Syria, a rights group says. A report by Amnesty International accuses the Popular Protection Units (YPG) of razing entire ...
Fire Crews Tackle Large Blaze In Manchester
Commuters face delays after fire ripped through a five-storey building in the centre of Manchester. 21:04, UK, Monday 12 October 2015. Manchester fire Pic: Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service. Fire broke out in the roof of the building. Pic: GMFRS.
Smartphones lend new dynamic to Israeli-Palestinian conflict
JERUSALEM, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Surrounded by Israeli police, Israa Abed holds a knife in one hand and a cellphone in the other before shots ring out and she falls to the ground. The incident, filmed by passersby on their smartphones, has been viewed ...
Israelis stabbed in fresh attacks ahead of major protests and strike
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