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Jeremy Hunt: EU must change its approach to avoid no-deal Brexit
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Jeremy Hunt: EU must change its approach to avoid no-deal Brexit

    Jeremy Hunt in Finland on Tuesday. Jeremy Hunt has called on the EU to change its approach on Brexit, and said the risk of failing to reach a deal has risen in recent weeks. The British foreign secretary was speaking at the start of three-day tour of continental Europe aimed at persuading member states to back Theresa May’s Brexit plan. I think the risk of a no Brexit deal has been increasing recently, Hunt told journalists in Helsinki. But it’s not what anyone wants and I hope very much that we’ll find a way to avoid that. He added: We do need to see a change in approach by the European commission. Hunt, who became foreign secretary last month after Boris Johnson resigned in protest at May’s plan, is also due to meet counterparts in Latvia, Denmark and the Nether...
Westminster terror suspect identified and believed to be from Midlands
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Westminster terror suspect identified and believed to be from Midlands

    A terror suspect accused of deliberately crashing a car outside the Houses of Parliament has been identified and is believed to be from the Midlands, according to reports. Forensic officers by the car that crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament, Westminster The man, in his late twenties, is being held in custody at a south London police station but is not co-operating with officers, counter-terrorism head Neil Basu said on Tuesday. He was arrested on suspicion of terror offences after the silver Ford Fiesta he was driving collided with cyclists and pedestrians before crashing into security barriers outside the House of Lords just before 7.40am on Tuesday. Basu said: Given that this appears to be a deliberate act, the method and this being a...