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Theresa May agrees to outline Brexit plans if MPs back her timetable

Theresa May agrees to outline Brexit plans if MPs back her timetable

Conservative MPs will be whipped to vote in favour of the Government's amendment which states that Article 50 will be triggered by March 2017. The House of Commons vote, expected around 1900 GMT, will not be binding and the government is still fighting a challenge at the Supreme Court against moves to give parliament the final say on starting Brexit.



Austrian right-winger Hofer plans 2022 run for presidency

While the Austrian president's role is largely ceremonial, the vote is being closely watched from elsewhere as a yardstick of wider anti-establishment sentiment. Mr Huebner, the party's foreign affairs spokesman, said the numbers showed that Mr Van der Bellen had won, and nothing could change that. Hofer said he needs Austrians and would work for them, threatening to dismiss the parliament when necessary.



Trump is Time magazine's Person of the Year

The Republican president-elect welcomed the accolade as a "very, very great honour". Trump, who had been a finalist, tweeted the magazine "would never pick me as person of the year despite being the big favorite". He also said he expects to name his secretary of state next week and former rival Mitt Romney still has a chance to win the post. Trump keeps stacks of these magazines in his office and jokes that he doesn't have time to read all of them because there are so many.



English refuses to say whether he will stand for prime minister

Key also resigned as the National Party leader. He also made the call for family reasons, saying his wife Bronagh had spent many nights alone and there had been "extraordinary levels of intrusion and pressure" for his children Stephie and Max.



ACLU want Obama to commute sentence for Chelsea Manning

Chelsea Manning, now in the seventh year of a 35-year court-martial sentence, has already served longer in prison than any other whistleblower in the history of our country. First, the statement is prefaced with this description of Manning's situation: "Condemned under Obama's administration to 35 years for blowing the whistle on U.S.



British man found guilty of giving £3000 to Islamic State terror cell

Abrini, who has admitted being with the Brussels airport suicide bombers immediately before the attack in March, spent a week in England in July 2015, just months before the November 13 terror attacks in Paris, which the French authorities have accused him of involvement in.