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Notting Hill Carnival: Thousands enjoy sound, salsa and sun

Image copyright PA Image caption Dancers from the Paraiso School of Samba observe their own minute’s silence in memory of the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire Hundreds of thousands of revellers have descended on Notting Hill for the second day of carnival, which is being held in the shadow of Grenfell Tower. At least 80 people died during the ...

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Brexit – Vince Cable told to ‘recognise democracy’ after election ‘FAILURE’ | UK | News

Channel 4 News host Alex Thomson ripped into the Lib Dem leader after he bashed Labour’s announcement that it would seek to stay in the single market and customs union during a post-Brexit transition period. The presenter scolded the former Business Secretary after he agreed with Labour MP Heidi Alexander, who also appeared on the programme and criticised her party’s ...

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UK on course for hottest August bank holiday Monday on record | UK news

The bank holiday could bring record-breaking temperatures, with warm, dry weather – and August’s hottest day so far – forecast across much of England and Wales on Monday. Above-average temperatures in the mid-20Cs were expected across in southern and south-east England, with clear skies, prolonged spells of sunshine and light winds combining for a balmy public holiday. The south-east would ...

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MTV VMAs: Kendrick Lamar dominates as awards show gets political

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kendrick Lamar with his haul of awards for HUMBLE The MTV Video Music Awards are always a big night for pop music, but were also dominated by political statements at a fiery show in Los Angeles. Artists spoke out against white supremacy and urged suicide awareness during the awards on Sunday night. Transgender military ...

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Tottenham to discover fate of Serge Aurier as Home Office nears decision on player’s UK work visa

Tottenham Hotspur will hear tomorrow whether their proposed £23m signing of Serge Aurier will be successful. The Home Office is set to make a final decision on Tuesday on whether Aurier will be granted a UK work visa, which has been in doubt because of Aurier’s conviction for assaulting a police officer last year. Spurs completed the outline of a deal ...

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As Brexit talks resume, what are the UK’s key policy positions?

David Davis, Brexit secretary, travels to Brussels on Monday for the latest round of EU exit talks, calling for “flexibility and imagination” from both sides, amid signs that negotiations have become deadlocked. Michel Barnier, the EU’s lead negotiator, has insisted there can be no discussions about the “future relationship” until sufficient progress has been made on settling the divorce: notably ...

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Brexit latest German business delegate warns UK is running out of time to settle on Brexit | UK | News

Volker Treier said the UK should consider a compromise with the EU in order to avoid the “looming” Brexit cliff edge. Speaking on the Today Programme, the German Chamber of Commerce (DIHK) head of international trade said: “We’re running out of time because there is this cliff edge scenario looming after 31 March, 2019. “That means we have now to ...

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