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UK's Chancellor admits investment in Britain hit by Brexit

UK's Chancellor admits investment in Britain hit by Brexit

It was reported this weekend that Hammond described public sector workers as " overpaid " and that driving a train is so easy " even a woman can do it " in a Cabinet meeting. As Mr Hammond continued speaking, Ms May reportedly said: " Chancellor I am going to take your shovel away from you" - a reference to the adage: "When you're in a hole, stop digging".


United Kingdom house prices 'virtually at standstill' as buyers stretched

United Kingdom house prices 'virtually at standstill' as buyers stretched

In the East of England asking prices increased by just 0.6% month on month to £351,276 but are still 3.8% higher than a year ago and in Wales they increased by 0.8% to £184,308 but are 0.5% down year on year. A jump in inflation to almost 3 percent has hurt the spending power of many people in Britain, contributing to a slowdown in the economy and in house price rises.


Tight Security as Visitors Ascend Temple Mount Monday

Tight Security as Visitors Ascend Temple Mount Monday

The Israeli measures, including CCTVs covering the entire compound, checkpoints and metal detectors at the entrances, were installed after three Palestinian Muslims with Israeli citizenship shot dead two Israel policemen on Friday morning.


Brexit talks round two: European court of justice looms large

Brexit talks round two: European court of justice looms large

Also to be determined is the cost of Britain's exit from the bloc. "We made a good start last month, and this week we'll be getting into the real substance", Davis said on July 16. Fox also said it would be "foolish" to go into the Brexit negotiations without being prepared to walk away, saying Britain's negotiating partners needed to believe Britain would do so rather than accept a bad deal.


Delta refunds $30 to Ann Coulter after her Twitter tirade

Delta refunds $30 to Ann Coulter after her Twitter tirade

One of America's most provocative political pundits has managed to accomplish the seemingly impossible and evoke sympathy for an airline on Twitter. President Donald Trump during his campaign, tweeted vociferously about the incident, which took place on a three-hour flight from New York's LaGuardia Airport to West Palm Beach in Florida on Saturday.


Pakistan accuses Indian army of killing four Pakistani soldiers

Pakistan accuses Indian army of killing four Pakistani soldiers

Meanwhile, a DGMO-level talk was held between India and Pakistan. In May India accused Pakistani forces of killing two soldiers patrolling the LoC and mutilating their bodies. A senior district official of Rajouri told PTI that two civilians were injured in shelling in Manjakote belt of Rajouri district and have been hospitalised.