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UK hopes of EU trade talks this autumn 'will be dashed', says Slovenian PM

Brexit Miro Cerar says after opening talks the two sides are too far apart on citizens’ rights, financial settlement and the Irish border <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Slovenia’s prime minister, Miro Cerar, said the UK had produced some unrealistic proposals in the opening talks. Photograph: Darko Vojinovic/AP Brexit UK hopes of EU trade talks this autumn ‘will be dashed’, ...

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Sprint finish to mark reformatted GCSEs, say examiners

GCSEs 70,000 English papers were unmarked at the end of July, with increased payments and discounted books offered to examiners to complete task <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Students sitting a GCSE exam, which will now be graded using a 9-1 system rather than A* to G. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA GCSEs Sprint finish to mark reformatted GCSEs, say examiners 70,000 ...

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17 photos of celebrities living their best lives without makeup

Actress Andie MacDowell was photographed without makeup while shopping in Venice, California.Splash News Just like the rest of us, celebrities don’t always wear makeup. Whether they’re running errands or performing for fans, many A-listers are fond of the no-makeup trend. Showing off their natural beauty, stars like Bella Thorne and singer Alicia Keys have helped others believe that makeup is just an ...

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Khloe Kardashian eats these 7 snacks to stay 'on track' with her diet

Khloe Kardashian John Sciulli/Getty Images The INSIDER Summary:  Khloe Kardashian recently revealed the snacks she swears by on her website.  Her diet is known to include seven meals per day while occasionally fitting in these snacks.  Some of the foods she reaches for include almonds, protein bars, and almond butter among others.  Experts weigh in on the good, bad, and OK parts of Khloe’s ...

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'Kitchen thinking' can make a fight with your partner worse without saying anything out loud

“And remember that time you were an hour late for date night?!” Netflix Picture this. You and your partner get into an argument: Whose job is it to pick up the kids from school today? Your partner says it’s your responsibility — she’s got an important work thing. You insist it’s her turn — you’ve picked them up every day ...

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Madonna shared the first-ever photo showing all 6 of her kids — and they look so grown up

Madonna. Thoko Chikondi/AP The INSIDER Summary: Madonna turned 59 on August 16.  She shared a photo from her birthday celebration on Instagram. It shows all six of her kids: Lourdes Leon, 20; Rocco, 17; David, 11; Mercy, 11; and Esther and Stella, both 4.  This week, pop icon Madonna marked her 59th birthday with a two-night “gypsy-themed” party in Italy, People reports. ...

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Junior leaguer dove over the outfield fence to make one of the greatest catches you'll ever see

ESPN While the world is focused on the Little League World Series in Williamsport, it was one of the older kids in the Junior League World Series who made the highlight of the year. Pennsylvania was facing Chinese Taipei in the Junior League (ages 12-15) World Series championship game when Yi Hsiang Lin of Chinese Taipei hit a fly ball in ...

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Republican senator says Trump's Charlottesville response compromises the president's 'moral authority' to lead

Sen. Tim Scott on CBS’ “Face The Nation.” CBS Republican Sen. Tim Scott continued to condemn President Donald Trump’s defense of some protesters at a neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Virginia last week. In an interview on CBS’ “Face The Nation” on Sunday, Scott explained his argument that Trump’s response to Charlottesville “complicates his moral authority” to lead the nation by ...

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Two bodies found in County Antrim town

The bodies of two males have been found at a property in Ballymena. They were found in the Drumtara estate on Sunday morning. Police have said the circumstances surrounding the deaths are being investigated. Ch Insp Keith Jackson said: “The investigation is at a very early stage and there are no further details at this time.” Post-mortem examinations will be ...

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Tottenham Hotspur 1-2 Chelsea

Marcos Alonso scored a late winner for Chelsea as Tottenham’s season at Wembley start with a disappointing defeat. Spurs did not lose a Premier League game at home during 2016-17 – but this defeat means they have now lost seven of their past 10 games at what will be their temporary home while awaiting completion of a new stadium at ...

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