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Failure to reach Brexit deal could mean tougher divorce and custody battles

Failure to reach Brexit deal could mean tougher divorce and custody battles

In the latest in a series of papers setting out its Brexit negotiating plans, the government will say disputes need to be resolved "in a clear and sensible way", saying it is determined to agree new arrangements. Such protection might cover sensitive economic data shared during previous European Union trade discussions, which could prove more sensitive now Britain is seeking to strike rival bilateral deals.


Lidl overtakes Waitrose to become UK's No. 7 supermarket - Kantar Worldpanel

Lidl overtakes Waitrose to become UK's No. 7 supermarket - Kantar Worldpanel

Sales were also strongest among families with children, with its sales among this group growing 40% faster than among non-children households. Aldi was not far behind with sales growth of 17.2%, attracting 1.1 million more shoppers than this time a year ago and increasing market share to 7%.


Serena Williams' Fiancé Alexis Ohanian Reveals Her Pregnancy Cravings

Serena Williams' Fiancé Alexis Ohanian Reveals Her Pregnancy Cravings

The baffled dad-to-be captioned his post, "I was told there would be late-night cravings", with several veggie emojis and the side eye face. "Zucchini, asparagus and...what's this one called again? Artichoke. "It just doesn't seem real", Williams told Vanity Fair for the August 2017 issue, speaking of her pregnancy. "I have been really fortunate and I have had a really good pregnancy", the mom-to-be recently said, "and everything has just been really good".


Korea, US begin military drills amid N. Korea's threats

Korea, US begin military drills amid N. Korea's threats

The head of the US military's Pacific Command said on Tuesday it was more important to use diplomacy to counter North Korea's missile threat rather than consider what actions by the reclusive North might trigger a preemptive strike. South Korean and USA forces began computer-simulated military exercises earlier on Monday amid tension over North Korea's weapons programmes, with the North saying it was watching the United States' every move.


U.S. sanctions Chinese and Russian firms that have aided North Korea

U.S. sanctions Chinese and Russian firms that have aided North Korea

North Korea has been under United Nations sanctions since 2006 over its ballistic missile and nuclear programs. An English-language Chinese newspaper says seafood business in the Chinese city of Donggang, which borders North Korea, has been hit hard after Beijing placed a ban on North Korean seafood imports beginning last Tuesday.