Beachy Head cliff: Three bodies found in East Sussex as police search for fourth person | UK | News

At around 4.30pm on Wednesday emergency services were called to the famous cliffs where the bodies were discovered. Local reports said a search was underway for a fourth person, although it is unknown if this continued into the night. Coastguard and lifeguards are also understood to have aided police. A Sussex Police spokesman told the Daily Mirror the department had been in the area all day. The coroner’s officer is also at the scene. The police have not confirmed whether the discovery was suspicious. More to follow… Source link

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Hawaii volcano eruption update: Kilauea crater collapses – Latest pictures and USGS maps | World | News

The volcano, which has devoured around 600 homes so far, has been erupting explosively since May 3.  USGS scientists have reported that the crater at the volcano’s summit has nearly doubled since the tightened activity began.  The USGS said: “Inward slumping of the rim and walls of Halema`uma`u continues in response to ongoing subsidence at the summit.” The last measurement of the crater’s dimension by scientists was around 1.8km (1.1 mile) wide “which is nearly twice as large as it was before explosions began on May 17, 2018”. Kilauea has…

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Brexit latest news: Jeremy Corbyn humiliated as SIX frontbenchers QUIT | Politics | News

Six MPs quit Mr Corbyn’s frontbench in protest at the hard-left leader’s plans to keep the UK inside the single market after Brexit. Laura Smith, Ged Killen, Ellie Reeves, Tonia Antoniazzi, Anna McMorrin and Rosie Duffield all walked away from the Labour top team. Their dramatic departures came as the House of Commons threw out a series of amendments to the historic Brexit Bill by unelected peers. MPs voted against controversial plans to tie Britain to the European Economic Area (EEA) which would have meant the continuation of free movement.…

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Brexit news: Wetherspoons boss ditches EU booze to make way for ‘SUPERIOR’ British drinks | UK | News

The pro-Brexit founder of Wetherspoons announced the pub chain will ditch EU-produced champagne and wheat beers to make way for British and Australian drinks. Mr Martin argued leaving the European Union would give British businesses to expand to more global drinks market without having to worry about customs union tariffs. Speaking to Sky News, he said: “I don’t think the customers will think it’s too harsh if we can get equivalent or superior products perhaps at a significantly better price. “In the event of Brexit when things are changing, it’s…

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Germany news: Angela Merkel urges EU to unite over migrant crisis | World | News

Angela Merkel said it was time for EU member states to stop bickering over the issue and instead agree on a “unified approach”. Her plea for unity comes after Italy‘s new populist government turned away a migrant rescue boat with more than 629 people on board. A humanitarian ship carrying the migrants has been stranded in international waters in the Mediterranean following Rome’s decision. Mrs Merkel made the plea for unity after a meeting with Belgium‘s Prime Minister, Charles Michel, in Berlin. The Chancellor admitted Italy did not feel it…

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Brexit LIVE: Labour in crisis as 5 ministers QUIT and Corbyn plot for soft Brexit CRUSHED | Politics | News

Shadow minister Laura Smith, a Remainer, led tonight’s dramatic exodus from Jeremy Corbyn‘s top team in protest at his stance on Brexit. The MP – who represents a Leave-voting area – was followed by Ged Killen, Ellie Reeves, Tonia Antoniazzi, Anna McMorrin and Rosie Duffield. They quit moments before voting on an amendment to the EU Withdrawal Bill pushing to keep Britain in the European Economic Area (EEA). The Lords amendment would have forced the Government to prioritise an EEA deal, the so-called Norway Model, in negotiations with the EU. It was rejected…

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EU member states vote to SHUT OUT Britain as fresh Galileo row ERUPTS | UK | News

Britain had hoped to delay the next round of contracts for the £8 billion project after the country’s firms were blocked from bidding on Galileo contracts in the hope negotiations would move on to allow British involvement. However, EU member states have ganged up on Britain and voted to give the go-ahead for the next set of satellites in the bloc’s joint navigational system, designed to rival the US-Controlled global positioning system. Science minister Sam Gyimah said the vote, that the European Space Agency oversaw, puts Britain’s future security relationship…

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France news: Foreign Minister calls for North Korea to commit to Trump promise | World | News

The government official accused Washington of throwing international trade into chaos following a controversial decision to slap steep tariffs on metal imports from key US allies. Mr Trump walked out of the G7 industrialised nations summit in Canada early to meet with Kim. Mr Le Drian said he regretted Mr Trump’s decision to back out of a joint communiqué stressing the need for “free and fair” trade just days before his meeting with Mr Kim in Singapore. He said: “President Trump broke ties with most of his allies after the…

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Brexit latest news: UK threatens to QUIT EU’s Galileo satellite system | Politics | News

The UK has been a key player in the development of the satellite network, handing over more than £1billion towards the programme. But all 27 EU member states have backed the European Commission’s decision to limit Britain’s access to Galileo after Brexit. A new Commission document says that giving a non-EU country unlimited access would be a “change of nature” for the scheme. The revelation is likely to put a further strain on relations between London and Brussels as Brexit talks continue. The Commission’s tough negotiating stance over Galleilo has…

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Brexit news: Tory MP delivers in PASSIONATE speech in defence of Brexit voters | UK | News

The Tory politician spoke out for Brexit voters across the country as he urged Parliament to block attempts to keep Britain in the European Union through membership of the European Economic Area (EEA). Becoming a member of the EEA would force Britain to abide by trade rules imposed by Brussels and pay for access to the single market.  Speaking ahead of a crucial vote on the Government’s Brexit Bill, Mr Mackinlay insisted British voters had made clear they wanted out of the current trade arrangements with the bloc. He told…

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