Visa refusal leaves mother and toddler 4,000 miles apart – BBC News

June 24, 2017

… said Irena. The family want Umair, who has the right to Live in the UK, to remain in Newport because he attends an English speaking nursery and they want him to attend a local school where they think he will get a good education. In 2015, the children’s commissioner for England, Anne Longfield, said up to 15,000 British children were growing up in “Skype families” because of immigration rules that were causing children significant stress and anxiety. Image caption Bashar …

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Facebook launches initiative to fight online hate speech – BBC News

June 24, 2017

“No-one should have to Live in fear of terrorism – and we all have a part to play in stopping violent extremism from spreading. “We know we have more to do – but through our platform, our partners and our community we will continue to learn to keep violence and extremism off Facebook.” Increasing pressure In recent months, governments across Europe have been pushing for technology companies to take more action to prevent online platforms from being used to …

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Cumulative extremism: Why terror is like a ‘perverted comic book’

June 23, 2017

… to get rid of what it called the “gray zone,” an area occupied by Muslims who aren’t pro-ISIS and Live side-by-side with others (which are far and away the vast majority of the world’s Muslims.) Their hope is to turn the world into a black-and-white place: you’re either with ISIS or you’re an infidel, regardless of religion, and there’s no in-between. “ISIS wants to eliminate coexistence between religions and to create a response from the West …

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Jews, Christians and Muslims make holy ground in America’s heartland

June 19, 2017

Omaha, Nebraska (CNN)When most people think of Omaha, they imagine sizzling steaks, billionaire Warren Buffet or even former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning calling out before the snap. (Remember “Omaha-Omaha”?). A rabbi, a reverend and an imam (no, it’s not a setup joke) are partners in a decadelong quest to bring together the three Abrahamic faiths — Judaism, Christianity and Islam — to share and worship on the same property. …

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UK wealth gap ‘widening over past decade’ says report – BBC News

June 19, 2017

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After the game, can the good feelings last?

June 16, 2017

… Green, who was just discovering a fascination with politics, but was killed at the Giffords event, hoping she was dancing in “rain puddles in heaven.” “I want us to Live up to her expectations,” Obama said. “I want our democracy to be as good as she imagined it.” Everyone knows how that turned out. But despite that, there are still some optimists. Mark Kelly, Giffords’ husband, told CNN’s Jake Tapper on Wednesday that acrid political rhetoric had …

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Election results 2017: May to finalise cabinet amid DUP talks – BBC News

June 10, 2017

A number of high-profile government figures have already confirmed they are keeping their jobs in the wake of an election that saw the Tories lose 13 seats. Live updates and rolling coverage Who are the DUP? Can a Conservative and DUP pact work? Q&A: What is a hung parliament? How do minority governments work? Philip Hammond will stay as chancellor, Boris Johnson will remain as foreign secretary and Amber Rudd – narrowly re-elected as an MP after a recount – will continue …

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General election 2017: Last push for votes in election campaign – BBC News

June 8, 2017

General election: Live rolling updates Manifesto guide: What the parties are promising Everything you need to know the general election campaign Reality check: How weather affects turnout The PM’s day has started in London, and will take in the South Coast, Norfolk, Nottinghamshire and the West Midlands. Her first stop was Smithfield meat market in the city, where she chatted to butchers alongside her husband, Philip, who will be at her side throughout the day. Mrs May’s …

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Election 2017 poll tracker: How the parties compare – BBC News

June 7, 2017

Who will win the general election and by how much? Check what the latest opinion polls say and follow updates from the BBC’s senior elections and political analyst Peter Barnes. The poll tracker will be updated as the campaign unfolds. Their poll was conducted today, after last night’s Question Time special, where Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn faced questions from a Live audience. And they found that more people who watched the programme said it made them more likely to vote …

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General election: Sadiq Khan warns of ‘unsustainable’ police cuts – BBC News

June 6, 2017

Election campaign: Rolling Live updates Reality Check: What has happened to police numbers? Met defends dropping inquiry into attacker The Tories said armed police numbers were increasing and officers had extra powers to deal with terrorists. Met Commissioner Cressida Dick has said a debate is needed on future resources in the wake of the London Bridge and Westminster attacks although a former terrorism law watchdog said linking the cuts to terror attacks was a “completely misleading …

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Election 2017: 10 things we’ve learned over seven weeks – BBC News

June 5, 2017

… May denies social care U-turn Whiff of panic in May’s social care response 2) Numbers are important – and so are names Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJeremy Corbyn struggles over childcare cost on Woman’s Hour For any politician who has a Live broadcast interview, preparation – and knowledge of your party’s policies – is essential. Two gaffes stand out. Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott mixed-up her numbers in an interview …

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General Election 2017: The EU citizens in the UK who can’t vote – BBC News

June 4, 2017

… all. Maybe there should be a separate vote for British people at the general election and another for the EU citizens who Live here. I think it’s very important their opinions are heard – as well as those of British people who Live in EU countries, what about their opinions? ‘I haven’t come here to steal someone else’s job’ Italian Maria Iacuzio, 45, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey I have been with my British boyfriend for 12 years. He suffers from a …

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Election 2017: Five key things about the Question Time special – BBC News

June 4, 2017

… of the system, was repeatedly asked whether he would be prepared to push the button if the UK was under attack. After saying he thinks the “idea of anyone ever using a nuclear weapon anywhere in the world is utterly appalling and terrible”, he ruled out authorising its “first use”. Election latest and Live updates Public hit leaders’ vulnerable spots But he declined to give a straight answer on whether he would use nuclear weapons in retaliation, with BBC anchor …

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Election blind dates: Peter Stringfellow and Mary Beard – BBC News

June 1, 2017

… aspiration and taxes. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPeter Stringfellow and Mary Beard talk feminism What did you agree on?: We were both very strong Remainers and think that the EU referendum result is seriously worrying. Both of us want to Live in a global world. Biggest row: Peter thinks that high taxation somehow stamps on aspiration. He does seem to be quite committed to the idea that there is a financial incentive to what a lot of people do. The current …

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Liam Gallagher: ‘I love you Manchester…’ – BBC News

June 1, 2017

… chorus of “Stand up for the 22” and “Manchester la la la” then deLivered a defiant rendition of Live Forever, without any real musical accompaniment. As the much-loved singer disappeared into the Manchester night the crowd stayed behind to sing impromptu versions of Oasis tracks that were not in the set, like Stop Crying Your Heart Out and Don’t Look Back In Anger. Follow us on Facebook, on Twitter @BBCNewsEnts, or on Instagram at bbcnewsents. If you have a …

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General election 2017: Sturgeon to unveil SNP manifesto – BBC News

May 31, 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May has repeatedly said that “now is not the time” for a second referendum on independence. BBC Election Live: Rolling video and text updates Corbyn and May grilled on Live TV And the Conservative manifesto promises there will be no referendum until the Brexit process has “played out” and unless there is “public consent” for one to be held – although it does not specify what that means. Speaking ahead of launching her …

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General election 2017: Lib Dems warn over crime database access – BBC News

May 30, 2017

… allows police across Europe to access information on criminals and suspects. The Conservatives said the Lib Dems were “peddling nonsense”. BBC Election Live: Rolling updates Anti-extremism powers used for the first time Abbott: My views on the IRA have changed Under the Schengen Information System, which the UK joined in 2015, police and border forces in EU member states and four “associated countries” enter and receive alerts about wanted and missing people, as well as …

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Profile: Green Party co-leaders Caroline Lucas and Jonathan Bartley – BBC News

… Live that he killed a student in a car crash when he was 17 years old. The accident happened while he was on his way home from a concert in London. The police did not press charges after an investigation. Mr Bartley, who apologised to the victim’s family after attending an inquest, which recorded a verdict of accidental death, said he “felt so responsible, so guilty” about what had happened and that it had turned his life upside down. But he added that it was also one of the …

May 28, 2017
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