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UK POLITICS: Douglas Carswell Quits UKIP

UK POLITICS: Douglas Carswell Quits UKIP

Carswell said: “I switched to UKIP because I desperately wanted us to leave the EU. I will leave UKIP amicably, cheerfully and in the knowledge we won.”

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UK POLITICS: ‘Stop Brexit!’ Thousands Protest in London Against Britain Leaving EU

UK POLITICS: ‘Stop Brexit!’ Thousands Protest in London Against Britain Leaving EU

In bright sunshine, they waved EU flags and banners with slogans like “So what’s the Plan” and “Stop Brexit” as they made their way to parliament.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Emmanuel Macron Biography

FRANCE POLITICS: Emmanuel Macron Biography

News in France Politics Biography: Emmanuel Macron, born on 21 December 1977 in Amiens, is the son of a couple of doctors. Read Emmanuel Macron Biography.

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EUROPE POLITICS: EU Leaders Renew Fraying Union’s Vows On 60th Anniversary

EUROPE POLITICS: EU Leaders Renew Fraying Union’s Vows On 60th Anniversary

“Today we renew reaffirm our commitment to undivided and indivisible Union,” Juncker said urging EU not to get bogged down in details that alienated voters.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Macron Set to Win Presidentials Election First Round

FRANCE POLITICS: Macron Set to Win Presidentials Election First Round

Macron will get 26 percent of the first round vote, up one percentage point from his showing a week ago, BVA said. It put Le Pen on 25 percent, down one point.

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UK POLITICS: Brexit: EU Says Britain’s Divorce Bill May Reach $62b

UK POLITICS: Brexit: EU Says Britain’s Divorce Bill May Reach $62b

“British government took on certain commitments as EU members and must be honored,” Juncker said. “This isn’t a punishment or sanctions against the U.K.”

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UK POLITICS: Labour Party Wins Historic Five Seats in City of London Elections

UK POLITICS: Labour Party Wins Historic Five Seats in City of London Elections

“I’m very proud to have played my part in a great victory for Labour in the City,” said Richard Crossan, a public relations consultant and Barbican resident, after being elected for Labour. “This is a very special day indeed.”

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GERMANY POLITICS: Merkel Says Two-State Solution Undermined By Israeli Settlement Building

GERMANY POLITICS: Merkel Says Two-State Solution Undermined By Israeli Settlement Building

“As before, I see no reasonable alternative to the goal of two-state solution,” Merkel to reporters before talks with Palestinian President Abbas in Berlin.

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UK POLITICS: Westminster Attacker Was British-Born, Once Investigated By MI5

UK POLITICS: Westminster Attacker Was British-Born, Once Investigated By MI5

“What I can confirm is that the man was British-born and that some years ago he was once investigated by MI5 in relation to concerns about violent extremism,” May said in a statement to parliament.

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NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: Martin McGuinness Funeral Takes Center Stage

NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: Martin McGuinness Funeral Takes Center Stage

“I’m here to see history,” said Antoinette McGuinness, 66, from Leitrim in the Irish republic. She said there were bus loads of mourners traveling from south of the border.

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UK POLITICS: 5 Dead, 40 Injured in Parliament ‘Terrorist’ Attack

UK POLITICS: 5 Dead, 40 Injured in Parliament ‘Terrorist’ Attack

Prime Minister Theresa May condemned the attack as “sick and depraved”. “The location of this attack was no accident,” she said at 10 Downing Street office.

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UK POLITICS: Westminster Attack: Police Arrest Seven People

UK POLITICS: Westminster Attack: Police Arrest Seven People

Seven arrests have been made in raids following the Westminster attack that left four dead, police have said.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Nicola Sturgeon Biography

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Nicola Sturgeon Biography

Nicola was born 19 July 1970 in Irvine to father Robin and mother Joan. She grew up in Prestwick and Dreghorn. Read Nicola Sturgeon Biography: Scotland Bio.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Government Behind Media Leaks Against Him: Fillon says

FRANCE POLITICS: Government Behind Media Leaks Against Him: Fillon says

“The truth is that the Left is incapable of winning this election and would only have a chance of succeeding if there was no adversary from the Right. That will not happen,” Fillon told francinfo radio.

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TURKEY POLITICS: Erdogan Warns Europeans ‘Will Not Walk Safely’ If Attitude Persists

TURKEY POLITICS: Erdogan Warns Europeans ‘Will Not Walk Safely’ If Attitude Persists

“Turkey is not a country you can pull and push around, not a country whose citizens you can drag on the ground,” Erdogan said at an event for Turkish journalists in Ankara, in comments broadcast live on national television.

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UK POLITICS: Parliament ‘Terrorist’ Attack: Latest Updates

UK POLITICS: Parliament ‘Terrorist’ Attack: Latest Updates

“A female member of the public was pulled from the water near Westminster Bridge, alive, with serious injuries,” a PLA spokesman told Reuters. “She’s undergoing very urgent medical treatment now.”

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UK POLITICS: Lock Down! Shots Fired Outside Parliament London, Police Officer ‘Stabbed’

UK POLITICS: Lock Down! Shots Fired Outside Parliament London, Police Officer ‘Stabbed’

Metropolitan Police: “We were called at approx 2:40pm to reports of incident at Westminster Bridge. Being treated as a firearms incident – police on scene.”

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BELGIUM POLITICS: Unwelcome! Belgium Struggles to Open Police to Muslim Minority

BELGIUM POLITICS: Unwelcome! Belgium Struggles to Open Police to Muslim Minority

“They (the police) are seen as the state and the Muslim community has shut down,” said Vincent Gilles, the head of Belgium’s main police union.

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NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: IRA Peacemaker Martin McGuinness Mourned

NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: IRA Peacemaker Martin McGuinness Mourned

“Martin McGuinness never went to war, it came to his streets, it came to his city, it came to his community,” fellow Republican leader Gerry Adams told Irish national broadcaster RTE.

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BULGARIA POLITICS: Borisov Wants to Keep Bulgaria On Fast EU Track

BULGARIA POLITICS: Borisov Wants to Keep Bulgaria On Fast EU Track

“Bulgaria’s membership of the EU, even if it’s not fashionable to talk about it now in Bulgaria, is the best thing to happen to us,” Boiko Borisov said.

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