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Undercover Police Track At Least 20 Jihadists On UK Streets Daily

At least 20 known jihadists are being tracked every day by police and MI5 in a bid to stop ­bloodshed on our streets. It comes as the Tories pledged to end automatic early releases from jail of terrorists after Sudesh Amman’s knife attack in London. A source said: “These are pretty intense situations.” The speed with which Amman launched his ...

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History As Britain Finally Leaves EU

Britain has finally left the EU, ushering in a healing process to bring the country back together after Brexit. The UK is waking up to its first full day as a non-EU member in 47 years after formally leaving the bloc at 11pm. Nearly four years after voters decided by 52% to 48% to quit, politicians from all sides called on ...

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Kobe Bryant’s Helicopter ‘Plummeted 500ft In 15 Seconds’

The helicopter carrying former NBA star Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others is believed to have plummeted 500 feet in 15 seconds in heavy fog killing everyone on board. Details of the doomed 39-minute flight from John Wayne Airport on Sunday morning, which had been ferrying the passengers to a basketball tournament 80 miles away, have now emerged. Pilot ...

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Roman Catholic Priests Have Been Celibate For A Thousand years – But This Could Change

Helen Parish, University of Reading For almost a thousand years, Roman Catholic priests have been required to be celibate. But this age-old practice is now under fire, with the suggestion that the rules should be relaxed for the Latin American Catholic church. In response to such rumblings, a new book sets out a vigorous defence of priestly celibacy against the ...

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Trump Offers First Detailed Impeachment Defence

After refusing to cooperate with the Democratic Party-led impeachment probe in the House of Representatives, President Donald Trump will on Monday offer his first comprehensive defense, before his trial begins in earnest in the Senate. Trump, only the fourth of 45 American presidents to face the possibility of being ousted by impeachment, has to meet a noon (1700 GMT) deadline ...

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After Weeks Of Delay: House To Send Impeachment Charges To US Senate

After weeks of delay, the House of Representatives is expected on Wednesday to send impeachment charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate, clearing the way for that chamber to consider whether Trump should be removed from office. The weeks-long trial in the Senate is expected to ultimately end in the president’s acquittal. But it will focus attention on Trump’s ...

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Protests Continue In Iran Over Passenger Plane Disaster

Protesters denouncing Iran’s clerical rulers took to the streets and riot police deployed to face them on Monday, in a third day of demonstrations after authorities acknowledged shooting down a passenger plane by accident. Demonstrations, some apparently met by a violent crackdown, are the latest twist in one of the most serious escalations between the United States and Iran since ...

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