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Fury over plans to build one of Britain’s biggest Muslim cemeteries

Fury over plans to build one of Britain’s biggest Muslim-only cemeteries with 5,040 graves next to tiny rural village with population of just 613 Plans submitted for 4th time for a cemetery for 5,040 graves at rural village Residents of Catherine-de-Barnes say they ‘don’t have infrastructure for it’ They also complained about greenbelt land being used […]

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Trump drops plans to nominate John Ratcliffe as Director of National Intelligence

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Friday abruptly dropped his plan to nominate Republican John Ratcliffe, of Texas, as the nation's top intelligence official after questions by Republicans and Democrats about his qualifications and concern over whether he had exaggerated his résumé. Representative John Ratcliffe.Credit:AP Ratcliffe, a vocal supporter of Trump, had come under intense […]

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Andy Murray plans desperate late hitting session with Serena Williams before Wimbledon mixed-doubles as they have never shared a court before – The Sun

ANDY MURRAY is planning a desperate late hitting session with Serena Williams before they begin their Wimbledon mixed-doubles challenge today. Murray and Williams will partner up against Andreas Mies and Alexa Guarachi this evening after deciding to form a dream-team – even though they have never shared a court together before. The British hero has […]

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Theresa May plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero

Theresa May will pledge to push ahead with plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050 despite warnings about the huge costs – and her impending departure from Downing Street The UK will become the first major economy to put the ‘crucial’ target into law  Chancellor Philip Hammond raised concerns that it […]

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Factbox: U.S. eyes lasers, F-35s, 'Star Wars' tech for missile defense

(Reuters) – The U.S. Missile Defense Review, unveiled on Thursday at the Pentagon, underscored the ways the American military is studying to detect and defeat ballistic missile attacks. Here is a look at some aspects of U.S. plans outlined in the report’s summary. – Examining improvement of the current primary anti-ballistic missile system, known as […]

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Fury at Major’s lacklustre plans to mark 50th anniversary of D-Day

Spam fritter making and sandcastle building: Fury at John Major’s lacklustre plans to mark 50th anniversary of D-Day Veterans were left upset when initial plans to remember the Normandy Landings in 1994 included sand-castle building contests Wartime icon Dame Vera Lynn even threatened to pull out, prompting the government to come up with far more […]