Donald Trump BLASTS Robert Mueller election investigation after Michael Cohen office raid | World | News

The US President accused Mr Mueller’s team of “disgraceful” behaviour and said their actions amounted to “an attack on our country”. The Republican leader made the comments to a pool of selected reporters after his lawyer’s premises were raided by the Special Counsel’s team in relation to potential election finance infringements. The raid is believed to have occurred after Trump’s attorney, Michael Cohen, admitted to the New York Times in February he had personally paid thousands of pounds in a secret deal to an adult star who claimed she had…

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London stabbings: Labour MP slams ‘stop and search’ in call for more police body-cams | UK | News

Speaking to Sky News, the Labour MP said he welcomed the connection made by Home Secretary Amber Rudd between the rising level of knife-related crime in London and the illegal drugs market.  He said: “There are two things I’d say about why this is happening now. “I think that the point the Home Secretary made today about the connection between this kind of violence and the illegal drug market is definitely well made. “County lines people may have heard talks about young people from communities like mine are used to…

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Nigel Farage hails Viktor Orban’s election victory as ‘biggest EU nightmare’ | World | News

Speaking on his LBC show, the former Ukip leader hailed the rise of right-wing parties across Europe and joked about Mr Orban being a bigger nightmare for Brussels than he ever was. Mr Farage added it was no surprise the Hungarian Prime Minister had won the election on a “reduce immigration manifesto” as this had been a recurring theme in general elections across the continent.  He said: “The election took place yesterday in Hungary and they have been an absolutely resounding success for Prime Minister Viktor Orban. “He wins his…

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Brexit news: Labour Brexiteer urges May to ‘get on with it’ and deliver Brexit deal | UK | News

John Mills, the Chairman of the Labour Leave campaign, told Sky News: “I think the deal is going to be a compromise which is probably not going to keep anyone happy but won’t be regarded by anybody as a major disaster.  “But if you look at the polls,  and it does depend very much what you ask, the answers that you get.  “I think the thing that does seem to be really clear about the polls is that most people accept the result of the referendum that took place in June…

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Syria chemical attack: Assad is a ‘legitimate military target’, US Senator warns | World | News

Syria‘s President Assad is a “legitimate war criminal” that should be taken out and have his air force destroyed, said Republican Senator Lindsey Graham.  Senator Lindsey Graham, of South Carolina told Fox News: “Assad is now a legitimate war criminal in the eyes of the international community. “Assad and his inner circle should be considered war criminals and legitimate military targets. “If we have the opportunity to take him out, you should. You should ground his air force. You should destroy his air force.” This comes after US President Donald Trump…

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Billy Connolly: My favourite artist is Englishman Stanley Spencer | UK | News

And the former Glasgow welder has laid into a Tartan Army brigade who constantly write England off. He said: “I do love Scotland, but if the love for your country is all you have, you’re in a desperate state. “I dislike people that write England off because they’re Scottish. It’s unfair and brutal. I’m the least patriotic man in the world.” Speaking to The Radio Times, the recently knighted Big Yin, 75, explained his attitude towards Scottishness in the context of his choice of acclaimed English artist Stanley Spencer for…

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Italian election: Lega and Five Star try to form government amid EU’s Hungary headache | World | News

The two Italian leaders who received the majority of the votes in the March 4 Italian election are yet to come to an agreement as they negotiate the possibility of a post-election coalition to form Italy’s new Government.  Earlier on Monday Luigi Di Maio, leader of the Five Star Movement, unleashed a scathing attack on Lega leader Matteo Salvini with a tweet in which he claimed there were “zero per cent chances” of forming a Government with Silvio Berlusconi, who joined Matteo Salvini in a pre-election alliance.  Speaking at a local…

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Falklands war hero medal from most daring RAF mission since Dambusters on sale | UK | News

Flight Lieutenant Mike Cooper was made famous in the Black Buck raids, which was the last operation of the Vulcan B2 during the Falklands War. He remarkably aimed 1,000lb bombs from a whopping 16,000ft at Port Stanley, wrecking the runway and leaving a massive 50ft-deep hole so Argentine forces were stopped from using jets to attack the British. It was the most daring mission since the Dambusters, and has since become a legend due to the extensive refuelling operations required over the huge distances. But now, 36-years after the high-risk…

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Malta bus crash: Two dead and 50 injured as tourist bus smashes into trees | World | News

Six people are in a critical condition after the crash when a double decker bus hit branches on Valetta Road. Two tourists, a 62-year-old Belgian man and a 37-year-old Spanish woman died at the scene, health minister Chris Fearne confirmed. Mr Fearne told One News, that 30 of the injured people had been taken to Mater Dei Hospital. A further 19 of those who were injured have been taken to health centres.  At least 12 children were injured in the accident. Two are reported to be in critical condition. This…

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UK violent crime: Home Office minister doesn’t know number of serving officers | Politics | News

The senior minister was left spluttering when she was asked about the size of the police force in the UK there after a leaked Home Office document suggested that a massive rise in violent crime is linked to the reduction of officers. Asked about the figure by LBC’s Nick Ferrari, she said: “It’s, er, er, you’re testing me, Nick. “I’m so sorry. It’s, um, um, I’m not going to hazard a guess, I’m just going to front up and say I’m so sorry, that number has slipped my mind. I…

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