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Justine Greening calls for second Brexit referendum

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ms Greening described the PM’s proposals as ‘the worst of both worlds’ Justine Greening has called for a second referendum, labelling the prime minister’s Brexit deal a “fudge”. Writing in The Times, the former education secretary described Theresa May’s proposals as “the worst of both worlds”. The final decision […]

May pledges to boost aerospace amid Brexit fears

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Airbus’ wing production plant near Broughton in north-east Wales Theresa May is to promise extra investment for the aerospace industry just days after Airbus threatened to reduce its UK presence because of Brexit disruption. The Prime Minister will also say that her Brexit plan will secure millions of aviation […]

Prince Louis’s christening marked by family portraits

Image copyright Matt Holyoak Image caption Prince Louis at his christening, being held by his mother, the Duchess of Cambridge. The christening of Prince Louis has been marked by the release of a set of family photographs. The four images were taken by celebrity photographer Matt Holyoak following the baptism in The Chapel Royal at […]

Higher Sunday roadworks speed limit tested

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The speed limit through roadworks on motorways is normally 50mph (80km/h) Drivers could be allowed to travel at higher speeds through motorway roadworks on quiet days like Sundays. Speed limits could be increased from 50mph (80km/h) to 60mph (97km/h) when there is less activity by road workers, Highways England […]

South Africa’s Diepsloot township: ‘My neighbour is a rapist’

Vigilantes are burning rapists to death in the South African township of Diepsloot, near Johannesburg. But even that will not stop them. For BBC Africa Eye, crime reporter Golden Mtika exposes on camera, for the first time, the faces of the township’s terrifying sexual predators. South Africa’s Diepsloot township: ‘My neighbour is a rapist’

Eritrea’s Isaias Afwerki in historic Ethiopia visit

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Afwerki arrived in Ethiopia on Saturday – his first visit to the country in two decades Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki is visiting Ethiopia for the first time since the start of the two countries’ border war in 1998. The three-day visit aims to cement ties just days after the […]

Tanzania’s John Magufuli says prisoners are free labour

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Rights groups have accused Mr Magufuli of intolerance towards opposition politicians, homosexuals and other groups The president of Tanzania has called for prisoners to be made to work long hours, and to be punished if they are lazy. John Magufuli was speaking at the inauguration of a new prisons chief. […]

Iran nuclear deal: US rejects EU plea for sanctions exemption

Iran nuclear deal: US rejects EU plea for sanctions exemption

Image copyright AFP Image caption European companies have invested heavily in Iran’s energy sector The US has rebuffed high-level pleas from the European Union to grant exemptions to European companies from its sanctions against Iran. In a letter to European nations, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the US rejected the appeal because it wants […]

Lovebox review – Pharrell and Childish Gambino preach resistance

>Lovebox review – Pharrell and Childish Gambino preach resistance

Africa’s WWI effort recognised in new Tate Modern exhibit

>Africa’s WWI effort recognised in new Tate Modern exhibit

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