Thailand cave rescue: Trapped football team too WEAK to leave cave | World | News

Oxygen is being pumped into the Tham Luang cave system in the northern Chiang Rai province by rescuers, and a medical assessment has warned it is still too hazardous to attempt to move the team, an unnamed source in the Thai Navy Seals told CNN. The 25-year-old coach and two of the boys are suffering with exhaustion from malnutrition after being trapped for 12 days, a doctor’s report has highlighted. More rain is forecast over the weekend, mounting pressure on rescuers to come up with a plan to rescue the…

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BBC Question Time LIVE: David Dimbleby joined by Priti Patel and Lisa Nandy in Kings Lynn | Politics | News

GETTY Priti Patel and Lisa Nandy join David Dimbleby in King’s Lynn BBC Question Time is taking place in King’s Lynn this week, as the five panelists furiously debate the latest political developments. Guests on the show this week include Conservative MP Priti Patel, Labour MP Lisa Nandy and the SNP’s Leader in Westminster, Ian Blackford. It is likely the programme will discuss the NHS at some point during the show as today marks the health service’s 70th anniversary. The meeting of Theresa May’s war Cabinet at Chequers tomorrow to…

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London news: Sadiq Khan gives go-ahead for giant angry Donald Trump baby | UK | News

The Mayor of London approved the request filed by a group of activists to let the six-metre tall balloon, dubbed “Trump Baby”, fly over the capital next Friday. The move is part of a series of protests against Mr Trump set to take place on July 13, when he will make his first trip to Britain as a president. Campaigners grouped under the name “Trump Baby” have raised some £16,000 to pay for the inflatable, and more than 10,000 people have signed a petition requesting to “make Trump Baby fly”.…

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Bali volcano latest: Why has Mount Agung burst back to life? Why is it erupting? | World | News

Mount Agung burst back to life last year with a series of eruptions in September – the volcano had remained dormant since 1963. Evacuations took place up to 12km around the volcano, and more than 100,000 people had to be forced from their homes. On September 22, 2017 Indonesian authorities increased the status of Mount Agung from Level Three to Level Four – the highest level for a volcano. Activity continued for the rest of the year and it was a huge period of unrest for Bali residents.  On December…

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Brexit news: Rees-Mogg urges May to rip up EU plan as Chequers looms | Politics | News

GETTY Jacob Rees-Mogg is calling for Theresa May to rip up the common rulebook Senior ministers yesterday received discussion papers ahead of today’s crunch Cabinet summit at Chequers which included details of a “common rulebook” covering farm produce and other goods expected to cover both the EU and UK following the country’s departure from the bloc. The document also suggested the planned regulatory alignment “would not allow the UK to accommodate” expected US demands for a future trade deal. Downing Street officials insisted it was “categorically untrue” that the plan…

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Brexit news: British MEP lambasts SPINELESS Brexit Secretary over 40bn bill | UK | News

The Ukip MEP yesterday launched a scathing attack against Theresa May and her “spineless” Brexit negotiators for agreeing to pay a £40 billion bill to leave the European Union. Mr Hookem blasted the decision because the sum had been estimated not to be completely paid until 2064, nearly 50 years after the Brexit referendum. Addressing the European Parliament, the British politician said: “The Tories have agreed to hand nearly £40 billion over to the EU as a punishment for having a democratic decision to leave. “According to the Office of…

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Thailand cave rescue: How did the Thai football team get trapped? | World | News

A group of Thai schoolboys and their football coach were discovered to be stranded in a cave network in the region of Chaing Rai. Rescuers have managed to transport food, medical supplies and foil blankets to those trapped and are negotiating a way to feed a cable through to them so they can speak to their families. It is currently monsoon season in Thailand, however, a dry spell has made it possible for rescuers to pump water from the caves. Currently, 128 million litres of water has been removed from…

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EU copyright row: Paul McCartney plea ignored in European Parliament | Politics | News

The revamp is based on a proposal by the European Commission to take into account the growing role of online platforms. A key committee at the European Parliament subsequently added more muscle to the proposal to give more power to Europe’s creative industries. However, lawmakers on Thursday voted against opening talks with EU countries based on the committee’s recommendation. Parliament will now have to revise the proposal for a vote in September before starting talks with EU countries that have already adopted their own position. McCartney had written an letter…

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Brexit news: Carney admits Bank of England Brexit mistake in shock u-turn | UK | News

The Canadian brought in by George Osborne to run the Bank of England was a key member of the former Chancellor’s Project Fear team. But addressing the Northern Powerhouse Business Summit in Newcastle, the Governor was forced to admit that the economy was stronger than he had claimed. He said the final reading of economic growth for the first quarter, which was revised up from 0.1 percent to 0.2 percent last week, confirmed his view of the UK’s trajectory. “Domestically, the incoming data have given me greater confidence that the…

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Thailand cave rescue: England football squad send best wishes to trapped boys | World | News

Central defender John Stones said he hopes the group “get out safe and sound” after footage emerged of one of the boys appearing to wear a red England shirt – a replica of the kit worn by the team during their dramatic penalty shootout win over Colombia on Tuesday. The one-minute video Thai Navy SEAL video shows the boys in good spirits, with them laughing and saying they are healthy. Each of the team were seen making a traditional Thai greeting gesture to the camera before introducing themselves by a…

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