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U.S. president Donald Trump says he does not know the U.S. ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland very well but he seems like a nice guy

Aide to Mike Pence says the vice president never spoke to the U.S. ambassador to the EU about investigating the Bidens, Burisma or the conditional release of aid to Ukraine

Prince Andrew says he will step back from his public duties "for the foreseeable future" following controversy over his relationship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein

Posts made via Safari or Chrome browsers containing the word "vote" appear to have been blocked on Facebook in the UK raising concerns about censorship

British Airways says it is working hard to fix a "technical issue causing delays to a small number of flights" arriving into London Gatwick and Heathrow airports and it is "assisting customers with alternative arrangements"

Buckingham Palace has confirmed that the Duke of York will continue to work on @Palace '>Pitc @Palace  because it is a private initiative

Jeremy Corbyn has unveiled Labour's election manifesto which says it would hold a "legally-binding" referendum on EU membership and confirms plans to hold the vote within six months of coming to power

Stena Line has confirmed 16 people have been discovered in a sealed trailer on a ferry sailing from Cherbourg in France to Rosslare in the Republic of Ireland

Israel's attorney general Avichai Mandelblit has indicted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges including bribery, breach of trust and fraud


Essex Police says 39 bodies have been discovered in a lorry at Waterglade Industrial Park in Thurrock adding a 25-year-old man from Northern Ireland has been arrested on suspicion of murder

The Greater London Authority has referred Prime Minister Boris Johnson to the Independent Office for Police Conduct for a possible investigation into whether he committed misconduct in a public office in connection to his friendship with American businesswoman Jennifer Arcuri

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

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab says he is "shocked and appalled by the mistreatment" suffered by the former UK consulate worker Simon Cheng while in Chinese detention which "amounts to torture" and "disgraceful treatment" that violates China’s international obligations

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