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A Downing Street spokesman says Prime Minister Boris Johnson and U.S. President Donald Trump spoke on the phone ahead of the G7 summit and discussed foreign policy and global trade

The English Football League says its Board is working "exclusively" with Bury FC and C&N Sporting Risk in an attempt to finalise the change of control and achieve a positive outcome for the club and matters must be concluded by 5pm on Tuesday 27 August

The Duke of York has said "at no stage during the limited time I spent with" Jeffrey Epstein "did I see, witness or suspect any behaviour of the sort that subsequently led to his arrest and conviction"

The governor of the Brazilian state of Roraima Antonio Denarium says president Jair Bolsonaro has signed an order to deploy federal troops to help control amazon fires

Brazil's chief of armed forces says soldiers are ready to defend the Amazon rainforest from widespread fires

Ma Hui who is the minister of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China has told Sky News if the situation arises obviously the Chinese government and the Hong Kong government will find a proper solution to the issue that is to deal the unrest swiftly

British Airways says "it is completely unacceptable that BALPA is destroying the travel plans of tens of thousands of our customers" after the union announced that the airline's pilots will strike on 9, 10 and 27 September in a dispute over pay


MPs have voted to reject Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal by 432-202 votes with a majority of 230

Buckingham Palace has announced the Duchess of Sussex has given birth to a baby son weighing 7lbs 3oz and mother and child are doing well

It can now be reported that former Sunderland winger #AdamJohnson  was also arrested for possession of extreme pornography involving animals

National Grid says Britain's electricity system has been coal-free for an entire week for the first time since the Industrial Revolution

Update - Ukrainian Interior Ministry adviser: Malaysian plane was brought down by a ground-to-air missile & all 295 people on board are dead