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Archbishop tells PM to ‘draw the poison from Brexit’

Image copyright PA Image caption The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby urged Mrs May to set up a cross-party commission The Archbishop of Canterbury has urged the Prime Minister to set up a cross-party commission to “draw much of the poison” from Brexit negotiations. Writing in the Mail on Sunday, ...

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Extra security for ‘Europe’s largest Eid party’ in Birmingham

Image caption Numbers of people attending the Eid event in Small Heath Park have increased each year Armed officers and extra patrols are expected at what is billed as Europe’s largest end of Ramadan party. Organisers expect up to 100,000 people at Birmingham’s Small Heath Park on Sunday for Eid ...

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Pakistan oil tanker fire ‘kills scores’

At least 100 people were killed when a lorry transporting oil burst into flames in the Pakistani city of Bahawalpur, local media report. They say dozens of people were badly burned as they tried to collect fuel leaking from the vehicle. Those injured are being treated in hospital. Firefighters are ...

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