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China summons US ambassador over Huawei CFO's arrest

China summons US ambassador over Huawei CFO's arrest

China has summoned the US ambassador in Beijing to protest about the detention of a senior Huawei executive in Canada after US law enforcement officials issued a warrant for her arrest last week. The official Xinhua news agency said the vice-foreign...

Guardian, Sunday, 19:42
 
Antiracist marchers in London claim victory over far-right protest

Antiracist marchers in London claim victory over far-right protest

Anti-racist campaigners have said their protest rally was more than twice as popular as a pro-Brexit demonstration led by Ukip and the far-right figurehead Tommy Robinson on opposing marches through central London on Sunday afternoon. Thousands of...

Guardian, Sunday, 19:21
 
Parliament to vote on May's Brexit deal: what happens next?

Parliament to vote on May's Brexit deal: what happens next?

Theresa May is facing the reckoning of her premiership on Tuesday, when she is expected to put her negotiated Brexit deal in front of her mutinous MPs. Here’s what could happen in that fraught 24 hours. The government loses the vote by more than 100...

Guardian, Sunday, 18:58
 
India: thousands of Hindus demand building of temple on disputed Ayodhya site

India: thousands of Hindus demand building of temple on disputed Ayodhya site

Dozens of Hindu monks and tens of thousands of followers have urged the Indian government to help build a temple on the ruins of a 16th-century mosque. Causing a frenzy in a crowd of more than 200,000 people, Hindu seers made a series of fiery...

Guardian, Sunday, 18:41
 
Antisemitic pamphlets found in Pittsburgh synagogue shooting neighborhood

Antisemitic pamphlets found in Pittsburgh synagogue shooting neighborhood

Authorities are investigating the dissemination of antisemitic pamphlets in Pittsburgh neighborhoods, including the one in which a gunman killed 11 people in a synagogue in October. Police said on Sunday morning the material was found in neighborhoods...

Guardian, Sunday, 18:05
 
Squeeze the rich and tax carbon for a fairer Europe: new plan for EU

Squeeze the rich and tax carbon for a fairer Europe: new plan for EU

A group of progressive Europeans led by the economist and author Thomas Piketty has drawn up a bold new blueprint for a fairer Europe to address the division, disenchantment, inequality and populism sweeping the continent. The plan, crafted by more...

Guardian, Sunday, 18:05
 
Belgium's government loses majority over UN migration pact

Belgium's government loses majority over UN migration pact

The Belgian prime minister, Charles Michel, is fighting for his political survival after the Flemish nationalist party quit the ruling coalition over his support for a UN migration agreement, leaving him in charge of a minority government. After the...

Guardian, Sunday, 17:54
 
China urges US to withdraw arrest warrant in Canada of Huawei executive

China urges US to withdraw arrest warrant in Canada of Huawei executive

Amid continuing tension between the two countries over trade, China’s foreign ministry called in the US ambassador on Sunday to lodge a “strong protest” over the arrest in Canada of Huawei Technologies’ chief financial officer. The US should withdraw...

Guardian, Sunday, 17:54
 

Tommy Robinson's 'Brexit betrayal' marchers 'vastly outnumbered' by counter-demo

A so-called Brexit betrayal march led by controversial activist Tommy Robinson was "vastly" outnumbered by counter-demonstrators, opposition organisers said. The English Defence League (EDL) founder and UKIP members marched with supporters...

Daily Record, Sunday, 17:28
 
Six-month-old baby born with 'cat eyes' may never be able to see

Six-month-old baby born with 'cat eyes' may never be able to see

A six-month-old baby has been born with a rare condition known as 'cat eyes'. Adorable Lilien Molnar was born blind and was diagnosed with two severe eye conditions known as microphalamia and coloboma at just five days old. Her heartbroken parents...

Daily Record, Sunday, 17:28
 
Belisario Betancur obituary

Belisario Betancur obituary

Belisario Betancur, who has died aged 95, began his term in office as Colombian president in 1982 as the most popular leader of his country in half a century, and ended it four years later amid the smoking rubble of the Palace of Justice in Bogotá, a...

Guardian, Sunday, 17:06
 
US teacher charged after forcibly cutting student hair

US teacher charged after forcibly cutting student hair

A US teacher is facing criminal charges after footage showed her forcibly cutting a student's hair during class while singing the national anthem. Margaret Gieszinger, 52, has also lost her job at University Preparatory High School in Visalia,...

BBC, Sunday, 17:02
 
Ayodhya: Thousands rally in Delhi over disputed religious site

Ayodhya: Thousands rally in Delhi over disputed religious site

Tens of thousands of Hindus have marched in the Indian capital, Delhi, to call for a temple to be built on a hotly contested religious site. Organisers say they will not relent until a grand temple is constructed in the northern city of Ayodhya. The...

BBC, Sunday, 16:52
 
Northern tells rail passengers disruption will continue until May

Northern tells rail passengers disruption will continue until May

Northern, whose rail services have been plagued by delays and cancellations, has warned passengers in the north of England they are not likely to see an improvement in service until May. The train operator, which will put its fares up by 3.2% in the...

Guardian, Sunday, 16:51
 
Aileen MacArdle obituary

Aileen MacArdle obituary

My mother, Aileen MacArdle, who has died aged 93, had a distinguished career as an orchestral harpist, and for 30 years was an influential harp teacher in Wales and Northern Ireland. Her parents, Alice (nee Begley) and Patrick MacArdle, moved from...

Guardian, Sunday, 16:38
 


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