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Hate crime in Manchester has doubled since terror attack

Daily Mail - 56 min ago
Police revealed this evening that the suspect had been taken into custody after his arrest in the Rusholme area of the city.
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Rival factions clash in Libya's Tripoli

Al Jazeera - 56 min 17 sec ago
Explosions and artillery fire shatter period of relative calm in the capital amid signs of a split in pro-Haftar forces.
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Lucas: Britain’s involvement in wars ‘has increased terror threat’

Channel 4 News - 56 min 44 sec ago

Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas says Jeremy Corbyn is right to say Britain can reduce the terror threat through its foreign policy and the country is “to some extent, paying the price now”.

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Health Ministry: 28 killed in Libya militia fighting

ABC (USA) - 58 min 42 sec ago
The spokesman of the Libyan health ministry says a total of 28 people were killed and over 130 wounded in intense militias' fighting in the capital, Tripoli

Channel 4 News headlines, Wed 24 May

Channel 4 News - 1 hour 1 min ago

Closing in on the terrorist network. After raids in Manchester and beyond, police say they’ve made “immense” progress, arresting key players.

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Fallon: ‘No correlation between foreign policy and this appalling act of terrorism’

Channel 4 News - 1 hour 2 min ago

Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon says Jeremy Corbyn is wrong to link British foreign policy to terrorism, and responds to previous comments from Boris Johnson, who once said that while the Iraq War “didn’t create the problem of murderous Islamic fundamentalists, the war has unquestionably sharpened the resentments felt by such people”.

 

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IFS questions Tory and Labour manifestos

Channel 4 News - 1 hour 3 min ago

The think-tank, the Institute for Fiscal Studies, has said both the Conservatives and the Labour Party aren’t being honest about the economic consequences of their manifesto proposals. It didn’t look at the manifestos of the Lib Dems, Ukip and other parties.

The IFS warned that the Tories’ pledges to boost NHS spending may well be undeliverable and Labour’s plans for taxing the rich and big business includes factual mistakes and optimistic assumptions.

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Kim Jong Un trio North Korea missile programme

Daily Mail - 1 hour 4 min ago
The three men often seen celebrating with Kim Jong-un are former air force general Ri Pyong Chol, veteran rocket scientist Kim Jong Sik, and head of weapons development Jang Chang Ha.
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Corbyn links terrorism and foreign policy

Channel 4 News - 1 hour 4 min ago

The election campaign got back into full swing today, with polls showing that the Conservative lead over Labour is narrowing. This morning, Jeremy Corbyn drew a link between the UKs involvement in foreign wars and terrorism at home – arguing that British foreign policy had to change. The Conservatives accused him of a “totally inappropriate and crassly-timed” intervention.

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Ariana Grande to hold benefit concert in 'incredibly brave city of Manchester'

Sydney Morning Herald - 1 hour 5 min ago
"I have been thinking of my fans, and of you all, non stop over the past week."
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Abbott: ‘We’re having a debate about how to keep the British people safe’

Channel 4 News - 1 hour 6 min ago

Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott defends Jeremy Corbyn’s decision to link to Britain’s involvement in wars with the terror threat.

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Chinese fighter jets conduct unsafe maneuver near US aircraft

CNN - 1 hour 11 min ago
Two Chinese J-10 fighter jets conducted unsafe maneuvers while intercepting a US surveillance aircraft that was operating in international airspace near the South China Sea, according to the Navy.
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Salman Abedi: what we know

Channel 4 News - 1 hour 19 min ago

The police have searched 12 locations so far and will continue their operations over the weekend. They say they’ve made ‘immense progress’ in their investigation and eight men are in custody, held on suspicion of terror offences. More is emerging about the bomber, his lifestyle and his movements in the last few months.

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Police identify ‘large part’ of Manchester terror network

Channel 4 News - 1 hour 20 min ago

The police have identified a “large part of the network” linked to the Manchester bomber Salman Abedi. They said some of their arrests – eight since Monday – are significant, as are the materials that have been found in their searches.

But the UK terror threat is to remain at critical for the time being, there’ll be a visible police or military presence at all major events.

Channel 4 News has been told that the landlord of a flat rented by Abedi found evidence that his property could have been used as a bomb factory.

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Spicer attempts to deny Trump called German trade very bad

Daily Mail - 1 hour 26 min ago
Trump told European leaders that the Germans are 'very bad' on trade, but he did not call them 'evil,' as previously reported, a White House official says.
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Terror alert issued in Delhi, Mumbai

Times of India - 1 hour 35 min ago
Intelligence agencies have issued an alert about a possible terror strike by Lashkar-e-Taiba in metros, including Delhi and Mumbai, or in border areas of Punjab and Rajasthan. The agencies said a group of 20-21 LeT operatives may have entered India from Pakistan.
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Trump highlights Manchester bombing, terrorism in Ramadan statement

CNN - 1 hour 55 min ago
In a statement wishing Muslims a joyful Ramadan holiday, President Donald Trump expressly referenced this week's terrorist attack in Manchester, calling the bombing at a concert "directly contrary to the spirit of Ramadan."
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Girl, 7, heartbroken over stepmother's death in Manchester

Daily Mail - 1 hour 57 min ago
Kelly Brewster's partner Ian Winslow said his daughter Phoebe is devastated by her stepmother's death. She died shielding her niece from Monday's blast, which killed 22.
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Corbyn flounders as he is grilled over soft stance on IRA

Daily Mail - 1 hour 59 min ago
Jeremy Corbyn repeatedly refused to say whether he backed the renewal of Trident tonight as he suffered his toughest interview of the campaign so far.
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