Interest rates on hold as Bank cuts growth outlook

Interest rates on hold as Bank cuts growth outlook

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMark Carney says the UK economy will pick up The Bank of England said the UK economy has hit a “temporary soft patch” as it kept interest rates on hold at 0.5%....
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Malaysia’s Mahathir hopes to get back lost 1MDB funds

Malaysia’s Mahathir hopes to get back lost 1MDB funds

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionYoung voter: “We see him like a grandfather” Malaysia’s new prime minister, Mahathir Mohamad, has said he believes most of the money missing in a notorious corruption scandal can be re...
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Stephen Harper, former world leaders praise Donald Trump’s Iran decision in NYT ad

Stephen Harper, former world leaders praise Donald Trump’s Iran decision in NYT ad

U.S. President Donald Trump‘s decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal prompted warnings from several prominent political figures. But former prime minister Stephen Harper is quite pleased with the call to exit the multi-country Joint Comprehensive Plan...
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Iran, Israel conflict: Why the 2 nations are fighting in Syria’s backyard

Iran, Israel conflict: Why the 2 nations are fighting in Syria’s backyard

Israel has launched one of its heaviest barrages against Iranian targets in Syria since the 2011 civil war started. Thursday’s attack comes after Iranian forces in the country bombarded Israeli army bases with rockets. READ MORE: Israel strikes ‘doz...
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Spanish woman wins spy cam case over supermarket pasty

Spanish woman wins spy cam case over supermarket pasty

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Empanadillas – pasties – are popular snacks in Spain A Spanish judge has told a supermarket to reinstate a sacked worker or pay her €19,000 (£16,758; $22,636), arguing that secret video showing her eati...
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UK apologises to Libyan dissident Belhaj over rendition

UK apologises to Libyan dissident Belhaj over rendition

The UK has apologised for contributing to the ill-treatment of Libyan dissident Abdel Hakim Belhaj, who was kidnapped in Thailand in 2004, transferred to Libya and tortured. Belhaj – who was seized with his then-pregnant wife Fatima Boudchar and four...
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Trump-Kim Jong-un summit set for Singapore on 12 June

Trump-Kim Jong-un summit set for Singapore on 12 June

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHow to talk to North Korea – advice from three North Korean experts US President Donald Trump will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore on 12 June, he has said....
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Syrian civil war map: Who’s in control where

Syrian civil war map: Who’s in control where

Since March 2011, fighting in Syria has killed an estimated 465,000 people, injured more than one million, and forced about 12 million people – or half the country’s pre-war population – from their homes. Eastern Ghouta, an area east of the....
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Justin Langer on Australia’s ball-tampering: “In terms of culture, how it got to that point I don’t know”

Justin Langer on Australia’s ball-tampering: “In terms of culture, how it got to that point I don’t know”

12:06 PM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Australia’s new coach Justin Langer cannot believe how the team culture had got to a stage where its youngest and most inexperienced member – Cameron Bancroft – was put in a position to tamper with...
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Five Star and League: Italy populist leaders close to government deal

Five Star and League: Italy populist leaders close to government deal

Image copyright EPA Image caption The Five Star Movement of Luigi di Maio (L) emerged as the biggest single party in the March vote while Matteo Salvini’s League has led a centre-right coalition Italy’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement and rig...
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