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Theresa May declines to be drawn on Brexit talks delay claim



News August 17, 2017


The Prime Minister was asked about a report by Sky's Political Editor Faisal Islam, who said Cabinet ministers involved in the talks have indicated that the next phase may not get under way until December - two months later than p...

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Bonnie Tyler to perform Total Eclipse during actual total eclipse



News August 17, 2017


Bonnie Tyler will be performing her 1983 hit Total Eclipse Of The Heart on board a cruise ship as the Moon completely blocks out the Sun for the Great American Eclipse.For precisely two minutes and 40 seconds, passengers of the Ro...

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Ancient poetry content in Chinese text books to sharply increase



CHINA August 17, 2017


China's Ministry of Education (MOE) has substantially increased classic poetry content in the country's Chinese textbooks, in a bid to carry forward its traditional culture.  The new textbooks, compiled by the MOE itself,...

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Donald Trump slams removal of historic statues as Confederate figures come down



News August 17, 2017


The President, whose intervention follows the planned removal of a Confederate monument in Charlottesville that sparked a violent far-right rally, said such actions were "foolish".He wrote on Twitter: "Sad to see the history and c...

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Fatal crash cyclist Charlie Alliston tells court front brake would not have saved Kim Briggs



News August 17, 2017


Charlie Alliston, then aged 18, was riding a fixed-wheel track bike with no front brake - not legal on the road - when he collided with Kim Briggs.Mrs Briggs had been on her lunch break when she was hit as she crossed Old Street, ...

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