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Macron lays out vision for 'profound' changes in post-Brexit EU - The Guardian
Macron lays out vision for 'profound' changes in post-Brexit EU
Emmanuel Macron's speech in Paris was hailed as one of the most pro-European by an EU leader in years. Photograph: Reuters. Emmanuel Macron. Macron lays out vision for 'profound' changes in post-Brexit EU. French president proposes deeper political ...
Reaction to Macron's Europe Speech Says Much About EU Divisions
Emmanuel Macron calls for deeper cooperation in Europe days after German election
Daily briefing: Macron's bold reforms, Yellen warns and Vegas
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Saudi king clears the way for women to drive - Financial Times
Saudi king clears the way for women to drive
Saudi Arabia has issued a royal order allowing women to drive, breaking a longstanding tradition as social reforms in the conservative kingdom gather pace. The official Saudi state news agency said King Salman bin Abdulaziz had made the decision to
Saudi Arabia driving ban on women to be lifted
Saudi king decrees women be allowed to drive
Saudi government says it will allow women to drive
New York Times
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North Korea: Trump says he is prepared to take 'devastating' military action to end tensions - The Independent
North Korea: Trump says he is prepared to take 'devastating' military action to end tensions
Donald Trump says that the US is ready with a "military option" to end the escalating crisis with North Korea that would be devastating for Pyongyang. "We are totally prepared for the second option, not a preferred option," Mr Trump said at a White
Trump: military option for North Korea not preferred, but would be 'devastating'
North Korea has taken provocative actions for decades, but this time could trigger war
US, North Korea: Fear escalation of tensions could get out of control
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Catalonia's Independence Referendum: What's at Stake? - New York Times
New York Times
Catalonia's Independence Referendum: What's at Stake?
New York Times
Demonstrators threw ballot papers in Barcelona, Spain, on Sunday. The city is the regional capital of Catalonia, which is is to hold a referendum on independence this weekend. Credit Emilio Morenatti/Associated Press. BARCELONA, Spain — The Spanish ...
Spanish police to take over Catalan polling stations to thwart independence vote
Former Spanish prime minister: The Catalan secession vote is a mockery of democracy
Spain orders police crackdown on Catalonia referendum officials
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Brexit: Huge disruption expected as 130 European financial firms seen applying for new licences to operate in UK - The Independent
Brexit: Huge disruption expected as 130 European financial firms seen applying for new licences to operate in UK
The figure underlines the disruption to the financial sector that leaving the EU single market will have on the City of London. Ben Chu Economics Editor; @Benchu_; 4 hours ago. Click to follow. The Independent Online. samwoods.jpg Deputy Bank of
EU must respond to Florence speech in same spirit, says May
UK regulator expects 130 financial firms to apply for British market access after Brexit
Bank of England braced for 130 license applications before Brexit
NW Evening Mail
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Action on climate change is cheaper than inaction
2014 warmest year since records began
COP20 — Lima Climate Conference
Ebola Outbreak In West Africa
Foreign aid: rebounds in 2013 to highest levels ever despite budget pressures, but still way below promised amounts
Foreign aid: shortfall since 1970 almost $5 trillion; greater than aid given
75% of the world’s large carnivores are now in decline while rhino poaching continues to soar
Tobacco kills. Higher taxes and advertising controls work
COP19 - Warsaw Climate Conference
Global warming has not paused, unfortunately
Surveillance State: NSA Spying and more
World military spending in 2012 was just over $1.7 trillion. This was the first fall, albeit a small one, since 1998, despite economic conditions
Austerity and Structural Adjustment for Europe
19% of reptiles under threat of extinction and 100 million sharks being killed each year
Even a small increase in global temperature will have a severe impact on coral reefs
Rhino hunting on increase
The world is awash with money; trillions hidden offshore
Global arms sales sharply increased in 2011 compared to 2010
COP18 - Doha Climate Conference
Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development
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Jeremy Corbyn: Labour on the threshold of power
The Labour leader will tell his party conference the general election has "put the Tories on notice".
Saudi Arabia driving ban on women to be lifted
King Salman issues an order allowing women to be given driving licences for the first time.
Liz Dawn: Coronation Street's Vera Duckworth dies at 77
The actress played Vera Duckworth on the long-running ITV soap for 34 years.
Clinton: White House private emails 'height of hypocrisy'
Revelations that the Trump administration used private email is the "height of hypocrisy", she says.
Jason Kenny: Six-time Olympic gold medallist reverses private retirement
Britain's six-time Olympic champion Jason Kenny tells BBC sports editor Dan Roan he secretly retired after Rio 2016 but has now reversed his decision.
Irish abortion law: Referendum 'to be held next year'
The government says a vote on whether to change the country's abortion law will be held next year.
'I was banned from teaching for helping my pupils cheat'
Penalties given to teachers for cheating rose by 50% between 2015 and 2016.
Winterton Academy: Girl, 16, charged over school stabbing
The girl, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is due to appear in court on Wednesday.
Weary camels sent back to Qatar amid GCC rift
Among the victims of GCC crisis are hundreds of Qatari-owned racing camels, shipped back from UAE via Oman's seaport.
Erdogan: Kurdish vote risks 'ethnic and sectarian war'
Turkish leader threatens to impose sanctions, a day after semi-autonomous Iraqi region holds controversial referendum.
Saudi Arabia to allow women to drive
Royal decree announcing decision signed by King Salman will be effective immediately but rollout will take months.
Thousands flee as Vanuatu volcano verges on eruption
Up to 70 percent of people on South Pacific islands moved to emergency shelters as Monaro becomes increasingly active.
Syria to consider granting Kurds greater autonomy
Discussions on extended powers for Syrian Kurds to begin once Assad government defeats ISIL, foreign minister says.
Three Israelis shot dead in West Bank settlement
Palestinian gunman reportedly opened fire on Israelis in settlement of Har Adar near Jerusalem, killing three.
Trump: US ready to take military option against N Korea
As war of words heats up, US president says 'second option' would be 'devastating' for North Korea.
Angola swears in Joao Lourenco as president
Former defence minister takes over from Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who ruled the oil-rich nation for 38 years.
Emmanuel Macron wants reforms for post-Brexit EU
French leader calls Europe 'too weak, too slow, too inefficient' in speech unveiling proposals for post-Brexit shake-up.
CAGE's Muhammad Rabbani to appeal against court ruling
CAGE's Rabbani says guilty verdict confirms person can foul of terrorism laws for protecting client confidentiality.