Labour and Tory rebels to unite and force Commons vote on final Brexit terms, says Starmer

The Shadow Brexit Secretary demanded six changes to the Repeal Bill which included Parliament being given final approval of the exit deal. Starmer said the Government has unexpectedly withheld the legislation from the House of Commons for two weeks because it fears defeat on at least 13 amendments at the hands of Tory rebels. The barrister said it was “clear” ...

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Aaron Judge made a ridiculous catch to rob a home run in Game 7 of the ALCS

Elsa/Getty Images For a moment, the Houston Astros thought they got off to a good start in Game 7 of the ALCS, but Aaron Judge had other ideas. Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel led off the second inning with a drive to right field off of CC Sabathia. It looked like it would clear the wall and give Houston an early ...

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UK company profit warnings jump in third quarter – EY

LONDON (Reuters) – The number of profit warnings issued by British companies jumped to 75 in the third quarter, the biggest quarterly rise in almost six years as economic pressures weighed on retailers and support service companies, business services group EY said on Sunday. A traffic sign is pictured in front of the skyline of the the Canary Wharf financial ...

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Murder probe after baby dies in fall from sixth-floor window as woman, 23, arrested

Police have arrested a woman on suspicion of murder after a baby died in a fall from the sixth-floor window of a block of flats. Officers were called to reports an 18-month-old boy had suffered life-threatening injuries at an address in Barkerend, Bradford. When emergency services arrived at Newcastle House at around 5.10pm on Saturday, West Yorkshire Police said “it ...

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How Aaron Judge rose to become the face of the Yankees and baseball's newest home run-hitting star

Jamie Squire/Getty ImagesYankees rookie phenom Aaron Judge has been one of the most compelling stories in baseball this season as no rookie in MLB history has ever hit more home runs. Standing 6-foot-7 and weighing 282 pounds, Judge is already the largest position player to ever take the field and he cemented his status as a household name when he won the All-Star Game Home Run ...

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Prison investment to fund body cameras and 'incapacitant spray'

Plans for a £3m investment in prisons in England and Wales will make the system safer, the government has said. The Ministry of Justice said the money would include £2m for 5,600 body-worn cameras, giving all prison officers access to the devices, and £1m for police-style handcuffs and restraints. Four prisons will also trial the use of incapacitant spray to ...

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Relatives of Ian Brady victims face anxious wait to find out how Moors Murderer's body will be disposed of

Serial child killer Ian Brady will be cremated without his final wishes being respected. The Moors Murderer, who died five months ago aged 79, wanted to be cremated while a macabre piece of classical music which envisages a Satanic orgy was played. Brady, who tortured and murdered five children in the 1960s with Myra Hindley, was rumoured to have requested ...

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Theresa May told to keep pledge over debt relief for poor

Borrowing & debt The Observer Ambush by House of Lords would force Conservatives to fulfil ‘breathing space’ pledge as millions go into the red Theresa May faces the calls as official figures show almost 8 million people in the uK are over-indebted. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA Borrowing & debt The Observer Theresa May told to keep pledge over debt relief for ...

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Ex-Cameron aide in tobacco firm lobbying row

Lobbying The Observer Call for stricter ‘revolving door’ rules after former No 10 special adviser Kate Marley plugs cigarette firm at Tory conference Kate Marley, a member of David Cameron’s inner circle, is now working for Philip Morris International. Photograph: Steve Back Lobbying The Observer Ex-Cameron aide in tobacco firm lobbying row Call for stricter ‘revolving door’ rules after former ...

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Japan voters to deliver verdict on PM Abe's nearly five-year rule

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese voters deliver their verdict on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s nearly five years in power in an election on Sunday that will determine if he has the clout to push ahead with his cherished goal of revising the post-war, pacifist constitution. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, leader of the Liberal Democratic Party, gestures at an election campaign ...

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