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Brexit: Theresa May plans 'bold offer' to get support for deal (1 hour 22 minutes old)

Extra protections for workers are expected to be among the proposals to be offered by Theresa May.

Trump breaks silence amid Alabama abortion ban row (3 hours old)

He outlined "strongly pro-life" views on abortion, amid a row over strict new laws passed in several states.

Vincent Kompany leaves Manchester City to become Anderlecht player-manager (2 hours old)

Captain Vincent Kompany leaves Manchester City to become player-manager at former club Anderlecht.

Harry and Meghan mark anniversary with new wedding photos (3 hours old)

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex post new pictures on Instagram to mark their first anniversary.

How National Gallery's art was hidden from Hitler in WW2 (13 hours old)

The story of how a quarry in north Wales was used to store priceless works of art during World War Two.

British Podcast Awards: George The Poet and Brexitcast win (4 hours old)

Brexitcast, You, Me and the Big C and My Dad Wrote A Porno also won at the British Podcast Awards.

Revenge porn laws 'not working', says victims group (13 hours old)

Victims should receive anonymity and laws need to include threats to share images, a victims group says.

Eurovision 2019: Netherlands wins song contest (12 hours old)

Duncan Laurence wins the contest with his song Arcade, but the UK's Michael Rice comes bottom.

Commuters braced as railway timetables change (4 hours old)

Rail firms and regulators say there will be no repeat of the chaos which hit the network in 2018.

Geoffrey Robinson: Labour MP denies claims he was 'Czech spy' (12 hours old)

The Labour MP rejects the Cold War claims and says he did not have access to such sensitive material.

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Corbyn defends Labour's bid for both leavers and remainers (2 hours old)

Polls suggest his party could be squeezed into third place in the European electionsJeremy Corbyn has given a robust defence of Labour’s decision to try to appeal to both leavers and remainers in this Thursday’s European elections.With an Observer poll suggesting Labour could be squeezed into third position behind Nigel Farage’s Brexit party and the pro-remain Liberal Democrats, Corbyn said he still wanted to bring the two sides of the Brexit divide together. Continue reading...

Jeremy Kyle: more TV show guests killed themselves, it emerges (1 hour 28 minutes old)

Erica Pawson, whose husband was advised by Kyle to leave her, died days after appearanceA woman who was a guest on a chat show hosted by Jeremy Kyle in 2005 took her own life six days after her appearance, it has emerged.Erica Pawson, 33, killed herself after her husband followed Kyle’s advice and ended their 18-year marriage. Continue reading...

Labor begins election defeat postmortem with internal blame game (6 hours old)

Bill Shorten and key figures in the national secretariat come under criticism as positioning starts for party leadershipAustralian election 2019 – live resultsQueensland drives a stake through Labor’s hopesPlibersek eyes Labor leadership as party reels from defeatThe knives are out internally after Labor’s weekend election defeat, with widespread criticism of the performance of the party’s national secretary, Noah Carroll, including allegations he ignored negative messages about Labor’s policy agenda emanating from focus groups and wasn’t prepared to confront Bill Shorten to sharpen the campai[...]

Harry and Meghan release wedding photos to mark anniversary (2 hours old)

Couple, who had baby Archie this month, post 14 pictures on Instagram a year after marriageThe Duke and Duchess of Sussex have marked their first wedding anniversary by releasing a series of photos.Harry and Meghan shared a compilation of 14 wedding pictures, including some that have previously not been seen, on Instagram. Continue reading...

Teacher suspended after her pupils criticise Italian far-right law (3 hours old)

Schoolchildren’s video presentation compared Salvini decree to 1930s racial lawsAn Italian teacher has been suspended over a video made by her students that compared a security law drafted by Italy’s far-right interior minister, Matteo Salvini, to Mussolini’s racial laws, provoking a storm of protest against her suspension across the country.Rosa Maria Dell’Aria was last week suspended for 15 days on half pay after an investigation by the education ministry’s provincial authority in Palermo found she had not “supervised” her students’ work. Continue reading...

Home care firm accused of failing to pay minimum wage (4 hours old)

Nationwide Care Services does not pay workers for time spent travelling between appointments, whistleblowers sayA firm supplying hundreds of home carers has been accused of failing to pay workers for travel time between appointments, meaning they earn less than the minimum wage, a Guardian investigation can reveal.Whistleblowers allege that Nationwide Care Services, which has eight branches across the Midlands employing more than 400 staff, does not pay its employees for the time taken to get to and from vulnerable people’s homes to provide care. Carers are also pressured to cut short appointm[...]

Dalai Lama lets slip how India vetoed his meeting with China’s leader in 2014 (5 hours old)

President Xi appeared open to discussing Tibet but the Dalai Lama’s hosts in Delhi were not so keen, a book revealsChina’s President Xi Jinping agreed to meet the Dalai Lama during a state visit to India in 2014, but the plan was quashed by Delhi, the Buddhist spiritual leader has said.The bombshell claim, which could signal that in the early years of his term Xi was open to the most radical shift in China’s Tibet policy in decades, was made during an interview for a book by Indian journalist Sonia Singh, an executive at the Delhi-based television channel NDTV. Continue reading...

Indians vote in final stage of gruelling election campaign (3 hours old)

Constituencies going to polls include Narendra Modi’s, where he won large majority in 2014Indians are voting in the seventh and final phase of national elections, wrapping up a gruelling six-week campaign.Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party is seeking re-election for another five years. The areas voting on Sunday include the prime minister’s constituency of Varanasi, a holy Hindu city where he was elected in 2014 with an impressive margin of more than 200,000 votes. Continue reading...

Trump backs abortion in cases of rape or incest, contradicting Alabama law (7 hours old)

President suggests abortion will be election issue, tweeting ‘we must stick together and Win for Life in 2020’Donald Trump, in a series of late night posts on Twitter, has outlined a less restrictive view of abortion than that just passed by Alabama’s Republican state government.Alabama now bans abortion except if there is a “serious health risk” to the mother, with no exceptions for rape and incest, but the president says he favours making an exception of cases of rape and incest. Continue reading...

Justin Bieber effect leads to closure of Icelandic canyon (2 hours old)

Fjadrárgljúfur closed off to protect it from fans after it starred in pop star’s videoWith one music video, Justin Bieber has made a pristine Icelandic canyon famous around the world. And that’s the problem.Icelandic environmental officials have had to close off Fjadrárgljúfur to protect it from the hordes of Bieber fans who are determined to visit the site, which is featured in the video for I’ll Show You. And these fans are not letting a few fences, signs or park rangers keep them away. Continue reading...

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Queen of the swingers: Playful Kate poses in the 'back to nature' garden (1 hour 6 minutes old)

The giggling Duchess of Cambridge recaptured her tomboy childhood as she played on a rope swing slung from a tree – in the garden she’s designed for the Chelsea Flower Show.

Jeremy Kyle's show 'is linked to two more guests' suicides' including a mother and former boxer (1 hour 17 minutes old)

Paul McCarthy, 31, killed himself four months after appearing on the UK reality show to help cure his alcoholism in 2014. He was kicked out of rehab that was offered by the show's aftercare.

May will make a 'bold offer' to Labour MPs in last-gasp attempt to get her Brexit deal over the line (2 hours old)

Theresa May will make a ‘bold offer’ to Labour MPs on staying close to Brussels trade laws indefinitely in a last-gasp attempt to get her Brexit deal over the line.

How the world's most unlikely assassins killed Kim Jong Un's brother (2 hours old)

The political killing of Kim Jong Nam, the elder half-brother of North Korean despot Kim Jong Un, could have been lifted from the pages of a Cold War thriller.

Arnold Schwarzenegger is DROP-KICKED from behind in South Africa (2 hours old)

The 'Terminator' star was filming an athlete jump rope while in a gymnasium at the Arnold Sports Festival in Sandton, when a stranger jump-kicked him from behind.

Labour MP 'was spy for Czechs': Party grandee issues denial as archives claim he passed intelligence (3 hours old)

EXCLUSIVE: Cold War documents report that Geoffrey Robinson (pictured) divulged information about Britain's nuclear deterrent over 51 meetings with a spymaster from Czechoslovakia.

Londonderry police believe suspect in blue trousers knows the 'New IRA' gunman who shot journalist (4 hours old)

Police investigating the killing of journalist Lyra McKee in Northern Ireland say a picture of a young man in 'Team9' jogging bottoms (pictured) could hold the key to unmasking her murderer.

Eurovision 2019 winner: Holland's Duncan Laurence wins with song 'Arcade' (5 hours old)

The Netherlands' Duncan Laurence topped this year's Eurovision in Tel Aviv, Israel, where some performers waved Palestinian flags following calls to boycott the competition.

Drug dealer wallows in luxury during spa trips with his mum four years into ten-year prison sentence (6 hours old)

Instagram posts show Luke Jewitt, 33, enjoying visits to the luxury Santai Hotel in Birmingham – where spa days cost up to £140 – with his mother.

Grandfather, 77, given just weeks to live makes 'miracle' recovery after taking new drug  (10 hours old)

Donald Cheetham, 77, from Pershore, Worcestershire was diagnosed with malignant melanoma and it spread to his lungs, liver, brain, lymph nodes, spleen, bones and skin.

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BBC News - UK

Brexit: Theresa May plans 'bold offer' to get support for deal (1 hour 22 minutes old)

Extra protections for workers are expected to be among the proposals to be offered by Theresa May.

Revenge porn laws 'not working', says victims group (13 hours old)

Victims should receive anonymity and laws need to include threats to share images, a victims group says.

Harry and Meghan mark anniversary with new wedding photos (3 hours old)

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex post new pictures on Instagram to mark their first anniversary.

Vincent Kompany leaves Manchester City to become Anderlecht player-manager (2 hours old)

Captain Vincent Kompany leaves Manchester City to become player-manager at former club Anderlecht.

Dutch win as UK come last in Eurovision (12 hours old)

Duncan Laurence wins the contest with his song Arcade, but the UK's Michael Rice comes bottom.

Vandals trash Stamford model railway exhibition (1 hour 19 minutes old)

The club said a "hurricane would have done less damage".

Commuters braced as railway timetables change (4 hours old)

Rail firms and regulators say there will be no repeat of the chaos which hit the network in 2018.

'Huge talent pool' of male nurses missed in Wales (14 hours old)

Of 32,927 workers registered in nursing, midwifery and health visitor roles, fewer than 4,000 are men.

Geoffrey Robinson: Labour MP denies claims he was 'Czech spy' (12 hours old)

The Labour MP rejects the Cold War claims and says he did not have access to such sensitive material.

How National Gallery's art was hidden from Hitler in WW2 (13 hours old)

The story of how a quarry in north Wales was used to store priceless works of art during World War Two.

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World news | The Guardian

Corbyn defends Labour's bid for both leavers and remainers (2 hours old)

Polls suggest his party could be squeezed into third place in the European electionsJeremy Corbyn has given a robust defence of Labour’s decision to try to appeal to both leavers and remainers in this Thursday’s European elections.With an Observer poll suggesting Labour could be squeezed into third position behind Nigel Farage’s Brexit party and the pro-remain Liberal Democrats, Corbyn said he still wanted to bring the two sides of the Brexit divide together. Continue reading...

Trump backs abortion in cases of rape or incest, contradicting Alabama law (7 hours old)

President suggests abortion will be election issue, tweeting ‘we must stick together and Win for Life in 2020’Donald Trump, in a series of late night posts on Twitter, has outlined a less restrictive view of abortion than that just passed by Alabama’s Republican state government.Alabama now bans abortion except if there is a “serious health risk” to the mother, with no exceptions for rape and incest, but the president says he favours making an exception of cases of rape and incest. Continue reading...

Teacher suspended after her pupils criticise Italian far-right law (3 hours old)

Schoolchildren’s video presentation compared Salvini decree to 1930s racial lawsAn Italian teacher has been suspended over a video made by her students that compared a security law drafted by Italy’s far-right interior minister, Matteo Salvini, to Mussolini’s racial laws, provoking a storm of protest against her suspension across the country.Rosa Maria Dell’Aria, 63, was last week suspended for 15 days on half pay after an investigation by the education ministry’s provincial authority in Palermo found she had not “supervised” her students’ work. Continue reading...

Harry and Meghan release wedding photos to mark anniversary (2 hours old)

Couple, who had baby Archie this month, post 14 pictures on Instagram a year after marriageThe Duke and Duchess of Sussex have marked their first wedding anniversary by releasing a series of photos.Harry and Meghan shared a compilation of 14 wedding pictures, including some that have previously not been seen, on Instagram. Continue reading...

Indians vote in final stage of gruelling election campaign (3 hours old)

Constituencies going to polls include Narendra Modi’s, where he won large majority in 2014Indians are voting in the seventh and final phase of national elections, wrapping up a gruelling six-week campaign.Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party is seeking re-election for another five years. The areas voting on Sunday include the prime minister’s constituency of Varanasi, a holy Hindu city where he was elected in 2014 with an impressive margin of more than 200,000 votes. Continue reading...

Biden rejects Trump's 'clenched fist' in appeal for Democratic and US unity (18 hours old)

Former vice-president launches campaign in PennsylvaniaArt Cullen: The Democratic frontrunners are too oldFormally launching his third presidential campaign, Joe Biden appealed for party and national unity while accusing Donald Trump of leading America with “a clenched fist, a closed hand and a hard heart”. Related: Could climate change submerge Joe Biden's presidential bid? Continue reading...

Labor begins election defeat postmortem with internal blame game (6 hours old)

Bill Shorten and key figures in the national secretariat come under criticism as positioning starts for party leadershipAustralian election 2019 – live resultsQueensland drives a stake through Labor’s hopesPlibersek eyes Labor leadership as party reels from defeatThe knives are out internally after Labor’s weekend election defeat, with widespread criticism of the performance of the party’s national secretary, Noah Carroll, including allegations he ignored negative messages about Labor’s policy agenda emanating from focus groups and wasn’t prepared to confront Bill Shorten to sharpen the campai[...]

Switzerland votes in referendum on tighter gun laws (3 hours old)

Supporters of greater restrictions say Swiss rules need to line up with EU’sSwiss voters are casting ballots in a referendum to decide whether to enact new restrictions on guns and line up with other countries in the European visa-free travel zone who have tightened rules following extremist attacks.The proposal could require regular training in the use of firearms, special waivers for possession of some semi-automatic weapons and serial-numbering of major parts of some guns to help track them. Continue reading...

Dalai Lama lets slip how India vetoed his meeting with China’s leader in 2014 (5 hours old)

President Xi appeared open to discussing Tibet but the Dalai Lama’s hosts in Delhi were not so keen, a book revealsChina’s President Xi Jinping agreed to meet the Dalai Lama during a state visit to India in 2014, but the plan was quashed by Delhi, the Buddhist spiritual leader has said.The bombshell claim, which could signal that in the early years of his term Xi was open to the most radical shift in China’s Tibet policy in decades, was made during an interview for a book by Indian journalist Sonia Singh, an executive at the Delhi-based television channel NDTV. Continue reading...

Justin Bieber effect leads to closure of Icelandic canyon (2 hours old)

Fjadrárgljúfur closed off to protect it from fans after it starred in pop star’s videoWith one music video, Justin Bieber has made a pristine Icelandic canyon famous around the world. And that’s the problem.Icelandic environmental officials have had to close off Fjadrárgljúfur to protect it from the hordes of Bieber fans who are determined to visit the site, which is featured in the video for I’ll Show You. And these fans are not letting a few fences, signs or park rangers keep them away. Continue reading...

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