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Spain police arrest eight suspected of Islamist militant activity

Spanish police in the northeastern city of Barcelona have arrested eight people and raided 12 properties in a sweeping operation against Islamist militants, police said on Tuesday. The detained were all Moroccans aged between 21...

Hammond hits budget deficit target helped by resilient economy since Brexit

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond met his budget deficit target in the 2016/17 financial year, avoiding another fiscal slip-up after he was forced into a tax policy u-turn last month. The shortfall in the...

Labour to guarantee EU citizens rights if wins election

The Labour Party will immediately guarantee the rights of EU citizens living in the country if it wins a June election, it said on Tuesday, setting out a Brexit strategy aimed at eating into...

Oslo, London, Amsterdam lead push for greener transport – study

By Alister Doyle and Eric Auchard | OSLO/FRANKFURT Oslo, London and Amsterdam are leading a shift by major cities to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions from transport, helped by new technologies that will help to curb...

Scots don’t want another independence vote – Kantar poll

Most Scottish voters do not want another referendum on independence from the United Kingdom and support for secession itself appears to have weakened, according to a Kantar survey. Scots voted by a wide margin to...

Fallon says energy markets not working, intervention needed

Conservative Party will intervene in the energy market if it wins an upcoming election in June because the current system is not working properly, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said on Monday. Prime Minister Theresa May's...

Europe becomes a new destination for American women stars

By Simon Evans | MANCHESTER, ENGLAND For years it was assumed that if professional women's club soccer was to truly take off it would be the United States that would provide the home for an...

Holidays, burka bans, Brexit vote – UK parties set out election stalls

By Elizabeth Piper | LONDON More holidays, a burka ban and an end to hard Brexit - just some of the policies Britain's opposition parties hope will prevent an overwhelming election victory by Conservative Prime...

Labour MP says her party is not trying to win election

A lawmaker from Britain's opposition Labour Party publicly admitted that the party is not trying to win a snap election that Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May called for June 8. May is betting that the...

May’s Conservatives on course for sweeping election victory

By Kate Holton | LONDON Theresa May appeared on course to win a crushing election victory in June after opinion polls put support for her ruling Conservative party at around 50 percent, double that of...