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EU leaders stick to Brexit guns as they prepare for 'different breed' of PM

EU leaders are to hold emergency talks next week as they prepare for a “different breed” of Brexiter to replace Theresa May as Britain’s prime minister. 24 more words

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European elections: Amnesty director among those denied vote in UK

The Europe director of Amnesty International was among the aggrieved EU nationals denied a vote in the European elections, as complaints continue to pour in from voters. 7 more words

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Resignation speech: what Theresa May said and what she meant

Back in 2016, we gave the British people a choice. Against all predictions, the British people voted to leave the European Union. I feel as certain today as I did three years ago that in a democracy, if you give people a choice you have a duty to implement what they decide. 7 more words

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Exit Theresa May. Stand by for a summer of Tory fratricide and country-shafting

Eyes down, ye players of apocalypse bingo, as we move beyond a European elections campaign where we learned milkshakes are “political violence” and rape threats are “satire”. 7 more words

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(The Guardian Review) Manga – where has all the riotous fun and filth gone?

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One morning in June 1880, the Japanese artist Kawanabe Kyōsai drank several bottles of sake and started painting a 17-metre cloth spread out on a studio floor in Tokyo. 91 more words

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Record number of flights to take to skies over UK in just one day

The number of flights operating in UK airspace is expected to hit a record-high on Friday. The spike is due to a combination of factors, including the bank holiday weekend, the Monaco Grand Prix and the close of the Cannes Film Festival. 7 more words

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Facebook leaves fake Nancy Pelosi video on site

Facebook says it will continue to host a video of Nancy Pelosi that has been edited to give the impression that the Democratic House Speaker is drunk or unwell, in the latest incident highlighting its struggle to deal with disinformation. 7 more words

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