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Monday, December 11, 2017

Sky News

The pound has fallen below $1.20 amid reports Theresa May will set Britain on course for a "hard Brexit" in a major speech. Sterling slid to its lowest level against the dollar since October's flash crash in Asian trade...
A man arrested by Indian police has admitted sexually assaulting more than 100 young girls, preying on them as they left school at the end of the day. Tailor Sunil Rastogi is being held on suspicion of rape after...
A Turkish cargo jet has crashed in Kyrgyzstan, killing at least four pilots and dozens of people on the ground. Most of the victims are believed to be residents of the village of Dacha-Suu, where the Boeing 747 came down...
Inequality is so stark that a small group of men own the same wealth as half the world, say campaigners ahead of the high-profile World Economic Forum in Davos. According to research by Oxfam, the eight billionaires, including Bill Gates...
Northern Ireland's devolved government is on the brink of collapse after a split in the power-sharing coalition. Sinn Fein has until 5pm today to nominate someone to succeed Martin McGuinness as Deputy First Minister.If the party refuses to do so,...
Property guardians in Bristol are taking legal action in a bid to be recognised as tenants and to gain greater rights for others like them up and down the country.  Nic Connor, who has lived at the former Broomfields Nursing...
About 100 migrants are missing and feared dead after their boat capsized off Libya's coast. Four survivors have been rescued and eight bodies recovered, officials coordinating the rescue effort said.The Italian coast guard said the boat overturned about 30 miles...
Philip Hammond has warned the UK is "not going to lie down" if Brussels seeks to impose trade tariffs after Brexit. The Chancellor indicated the Government could retaliate by slashing business taxes if the EU moved to shut Britain out...
A senior Conservative has hit out at the Government for trying to "scapegoat" GPs for the pressures on emergency departments. Dr Sarah Wollaston, a former family doctor who chairs an influential committee of MPs, said the profession was under relentless...
Outgoing CIA director John Brennan says Donald Trump does not understand Russia - and condemned his "talking and tweeting".  Mr Brennan also attacked as outrageous Mr Trump's comparison of the US intelligence community to Nazi Germany.Spontaneity is not something that...