Jaguar Land Rover boss: Brexit threatens £80bn UK investment

Jaguar Land Rover boss: Brexit threatens £80bn UK investment

Image copyright Getty Images Jaguar Land Rover has warned that a “bad” Brexit deal would threaten £80bn worth of investment plans for the UK and may force it to close factories. The UK’s biggest carmaker, owned by India’s Tata Motors,...
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Catalonia’s Roma: Fighting stereotypes 600 years after migration

Catalonia’s Roma: Fighting stereotypes 600 years after migration

Barcelona, Spain – As a child, Susana Martinez Heredia wanted to invite friends home for her birthday. But she lived in Mina – one of Barcelona’s Roma neighbourhoods, and her classmates’ parents did not allow them to visit. “I was...
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‘Race against water’ as rain threatens Thai cave rescue efforts

‘Race against water’ as rain threatens Thai cave rescue efforts

Rescuers are still deciding how to extract 12 boys and their football coach from a cave in Thailand as forecasts for fresh rain have turned the operation into a “race against the water”. A Thai official on Thursday said he...
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UK sets out new Brexit customs plan

UK sets out new Brexit customs plan

Image copyright Downing Street Image caption Brexit will be on the agenda when Angela Merkel hosts Theresa May in Berlin Downing Street has set out some of the detail of how customs could be handled after Brexit. No 10 says...
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Thailand cave: Rescuers in race against weather as rains close in

Thailand cave: Rescuers in race against weather as rains close in

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Rescue workers are concerned about what might happen when monsoon rains hit Rescuers in Thailand are racing against the rains to free 12 boys and their football coach trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand....
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Africa:Pan-African Parliament President Seeks Protection Against SA Media ‘Harassment’

Africa:Pan-African Parliament President Seeks Protection Against SA Media ‘Harassment’

analysisBy Carien Du Plessis The African Union seems to be taking its theme this year of fighting corruption seriously when it comes to the business of some continental bodies. It’s put Pan-African Parliament president Roger Nkodo Dang on ice pending...
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Africa:Football and Religion – Two Competing Domains With a Lot to Offer

Africa:Football and Religion – Two Competing Domains With a Lot to Offer

analysis By Mohammed Girma, University of Pretoria In this age of globalisation few events draw more attention than sport as the World Cup in Russia illustrates with billions of people across the globe glued to their screens. At this time...
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Wives and Children of ISIS Are Warehoused in Syria, Unwanted Back Home

Wives and Children of ISIS Are Warehoused in Syria, Unwanted Back Home

ROJ CAMP, Syria — When her husband uprooted their family from Morocco to live under the Islamic State in Syria, Sarah Ibrahim had little choice but to go along. After he disappeared — she believes he was killed in an...
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What we know about the Thai soccer team trapped in a cave and their upcoming rescue

What we know about the Thai soccer team trapped in a cave and their upcoming rescue

It’s been 12 days since a young soccer team and their coach were trapped deep in a Thai cavern during a group outing. The Wild Boar soccer team was found nine days later, to the wonder and relief of the whole world....
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‘I’ve been an NHS patient for 70 years’

‘I’ve been an NHS patient for 70 years’

Image copyright Jean Jones Jean Jones was only a toddler when the NHS came kicking and screaming into life on 5 July 1948. But she immediately became one of its first patients as she had what turned to be a...
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