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Police arrest leaders of far-right group retweeted by Trump

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LONDON (AP) — Two leaders of a British far-right group that gained publicity when it was retweeted by U.S. President Donald Trump have been arrested for allegedly stirring up hatred. Britain First leader Paul Golding and his deputy Jayda Fransen were detained in Belfast after attending a court hearing for Fransen. She’s charged with hate [...]

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Meghan Markle adds sparkle to British royal Christmas

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December 15, 2017 12:24 AM
LONDON (AFP) - Meghan Markle is to become the first fiancee invited to spend Christmas with the British royal family - a move hailed on Thursday (Dec 14) as a sea change in the monarchy's traditionalist attitude.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Adele and Marcus Mumford among stars at Grenfell Tower memorial service in London

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Carey Mulligan and members of the Britain's royal family were also in attendance at the event.

From: www.music-news.com

David Cameron criticises Donald Trump for 'fake news' attacks on media

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David Cameron has joined the chorus criticising US President Donald Trump for his tirades against the media, saying his attacks on "fake news" was undermining democracy.  In his first public speech since stepping down after his failed attempt to win a vote to stay in the European Union last year, the former prime minister said Mr Trump was corrupting society and diverting attention from real abuses through his attacks on outlets like CNN and the BBC.  “President Trump: ‘fake news’ is not broadcasters criticising you, it's Russian bots and trolls targeting your democracy, pumping out untrue stories day after day, night after night,” Mr Cameron said at an anti-corruption lecture hosted by Transparency International and law firm Clifford Chance in London.  “When you misappropriate the term fake news, you are deflecting attention from real abuses. Ignoring what’s happening on social media is facilitating a form of corruption that is undermining democracy.” Mr Cameron championed the fight against corruption and pushed through legislation strengthening the hand of law enforcement officials. At a glance | The rise of fake news Now, he said, the problem was worsening. Taking aim at Russia, he suggested underhand tactics had been used by the country to win the right to stage the 2018 Fifa World Cup. “I am sure (President Vladimir Putin) wasn’t completely surprised when Russia actually won the bid. You couldn’t make it up. In the years since, 10 of the 22 members of that Fifa executive committee were indicted or punished.” Speaking tonight at @TransparencyUK#TILecture17 - Britain was first G20 country to set up open register of beneficial ownership. We must keep promoting transparency and fighting the battle against corruption. pic.twitter.com/2mzqcDaaaC— David Cameron (@David_Cameron) December 13, 2017 He also said the EU had not done enough to fight Russia's attempts to interfere with Europe's democracies. “To be honest this is one area where, far from being too quick to act, the EU has been far too slow,” he added. “Barack Obama used to challenge European leaders over how we seemed to ignore or even tolerate Russian subversion of some eastern European business, energy, media or even political interests. He was bang on target.”  

Norway's footballers sign historic equal pay agreement

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Throughout 2017 women's football teams have been standing up for parity with their male counterparts on the international stage -- but in London on Wednesday pen was put to paper on a historic deal which could prove significant in the fight for equality in sport.

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My London: Vicky Featherstone

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The Royal Court Theatre's artistic director loves the canned bread at The Palomar and wants to throw a party in Tate Modern's Turbine Hall

From: www.standard.co.uk

Mutiny in the ranks: Theresa May's weakness in 5 points

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December 14, 2017 8:44 PM
LONDON (AFP) - A rebellion in Britain's parliament over Brexit legislation spells trouble ahead for Prime Minister Theresa May as she heads to an EU summit Thursday (Dec 14), hobbled by divisions within her party.

From: www.straitstimes.com

NHS Online app for appointments and prescriptions set for London roll-out

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The software has been trialled in Bexley last month

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From: www.standard.co.uk

Britain remembers deadly Grenfell Tower blaze, 6 months on

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December 14, 2017 7:40 PM
LONDON (AFP) - Britain marked on Thursday (Dec 14) the six-month anniversary of London's Grenfell Tower fire that killed 71 people, with most survivors still awaiting permanent housing and sagging confidence in a public probe into the tragedy.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Tart London: How to make Potato and fennel gratin

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Jemima Jones and Lucy Carr-Ellison comfort themselves with this festive gratin

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From: www.standard.co.uk

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