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EU trade deal must include financial services, says Hammond

Image copyright Getty Images Chancellor Philip Hammond will tell European leaders that it is in the “mutual interest” of both the UK and the EU to include financial services in a free trade agreement. In a speech, Mr Hammond will set out his argument against “sceptics”, saying it is possible ...

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Kansas man admits murder of Indian tech worker in sports bar

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Witnesses say Adam Purinton shouted “get out of my country” before opening fire A Kansas man has pleaded guilty to killing a tech worker from India and injuring two others at a pub last year. Adam Purinton, 52, shot Srinivas Kuchibhotla and Alok Madasani at ...

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Leicester shop explosion: Police make seventh arrest

Image copyright PA Image caption The shop and flat in Hinckley Road, Leicester, were both destroyed in the blast Detectives investigating an explosion that killed five people in Leicester have made a seventh arrest. A Polish supermarket and the flat above it were destroyed in the blast on the evening ...

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Kim Jong-un to meet S Korea leader in landmark summit

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Kim Jong-un was pictured welcoming delegates to a dinner on Monday The leaders of North and South Korea are due to meet at a summit next month, Seoul’s envoy says. It will be the first such meeting for more than a decade and the first ...

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Brooklyn driver runs red light, kills two children

An out-of-control driver blew through a red light Monday, fatally hitting two children at a Brooklyn street corner — dragging one kid’s stroller more than 350 feet. Four-year-old Abigail Blumenstein and 1-year-old Joshua Lew were with their mothers, Lauren Lew and Ruthie Ann Blumenstein, at Ninth St. and ...

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Big thaw leaves thousands without water in parts of UK

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMum in South London: “Five kids and no water” Homes across the UK are facing water supply problems – with thousands of people in Wales and south-east England urged to use as little as possible. Water suppliers say a thaw has led ...

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