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In fresh setback for Venezuela opposition, governors sworn in

CARACAS (Reuters) – In a major setback for Venezuela’s opposition, four of its five opposition governors broke with their coalition’s official position on Monday to swear themselves in before a pro-government legislative superbody, authorities said. Newly elected governors of the National Constituent Assembly are seen during the swearing in ceremony at the Palacio Federal Legislativo, in Caracas, Venezuela October 18, ...

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UK certain Iran nuclear deal to be preserved, U.S. says remains committed

LONDON (Reuters) – There is absolutely no doubt that a deal between Western powers and Iran to curb its nuclear programme will survive despite the United States’ decision not to recertify the deal, Britain’s foreign minister Boris Johnson said on Monday. FILE PHOTO – Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson at a press conference with Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray in ...

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'Iranians tortured my wife and Boris Johnson must say so – and get her home' says jailed charity worker's husband

A British husband whose wife is being held in an Iranian jail today accuses the Tehran regime of torturing his wife, and calls on Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to stand up and for the first time publicly condemn the “complete violation” of a British citizen’s rights. Writing exclusively for The Independent, Richard Ratcliffe offers the most detailed account yet of the ...

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Coronation Street star Catherine Tyldesley leaves fans stunned with make-up free selfie

Coronation Street actress Catherine Tyldesley has showed her fans that she is most definitely a natural beauty. The 34-year-old soap star, who is best known for playing Corrie barmaid Eva Price, left her followers gobsmacked with a flawless make-up free selfie . Taking to Instagram, she posted the sweet snap of herself with two-year-old Alfie in her lap. Cath married ...

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Arsene Wenger reveals he will rotate his side for Carabao Cup clash against Norwich

Arsene Wenger will continue with the ‘luxury’ of rotating his Arsenal side and believes he has the squad depth to succeed while doing so. The Gunners welcome Norwich to the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday night in the fourth round of the Carabao Cup. It remains the one domestic trophy to elude Wenger during his time in England, with the Frenchman ...

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Love Island star Olivia Attwood sparks pregnancy rumours with Ascot snap – but they're swiftly shut down by her family

Love Island star Olivia Attwood sparked pregnancy rumours among her fans after she was pictured enjoying a day at Ascot with boyfriend Chris Hughes on Sunday. The reality TV beauty left fans guessing after she shared a picture of herself cuddled up to her man. Olivia was wearing a form-fitting blue dress and grey over the knee boots, while Chris ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo sends message to fans after being crowned FIFA men's player of the year

Cristiano Ronaldo won his fifth FIFA men’s player of the year award and then said he wants seven to match his lucky number. Ronaldo retained the prize after scoring 44 goals in 48 appearances in 2017, including 33 for Real Madrid and 11 for Portugal. The forward collected his award at a ceremony held at the London Palladium on Monday, ...

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EastEnders fans left guessing after soaps teases 'big news' – is a major character coming back to Walford?

EastEnders has left fans guessing after the soap teased that some “big news” is coming. The BBC soap’s press team posted a message on Twitter on Monday night, telling fans: “We think you might want to keep an eye on our account tomorrow… #EastEnders #BigNews.” It accompanied a seven-second video clip of a deserted Walford East Station, suggesting somebody could ...

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Top women's footballer claims married Premier League star tried to rape her after she passed out in hotel room

A top female footballer has claimed a married Premier League player tried to rape her after she passed out drunk in his hotel room. Alexandra Nord, who used to be a striker for QPR Ladies, told how she woke up to find the international player naked and lying on top of her having removed her tights and underwear. Swedish Alexandra, ...

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North Korea: Singapore urges Trump to resolve nuclear crisis

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has urged President Donald Trump to use talks to help resolve the crisis over North Korea’s nuclear ambitions.  “Pressure is necessary, but so is dialogue,” Mr Lee said in joint remarks with Mr Trump in the White House Rose Garden. “The US will need to work with others, including China, South Korea and Japan ...

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