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Swathes of northern and eastern England wake to dusting of snow

Swathes of northern and eastern England wake to dusting of snow

He said: "As we go over the next 36 hours those wintry showers will become quite frequent". He said: "There's a possibility of wintry showers just about anywhere in the United Kingdom tomorrow but more likely is that people anywhere, really, could see hail".


'Fate of the Furious' holds off newcomers at box office

'Fate of the Furious' holds off newcomers at box office

Family animated hit The Boss Baby , starring the voice talent of Alec Baldwin, stayed in second place with $12.75 million, bringing its domestic total to a $140 million domestically and just under $320 million globally after four weeks in release.



Jeremy Corbyn calls on Scottish voters to reject 'vicious' Tories

To grow Britain's opposition Labour party's vote, Jeremy Corbyn has adopted what the BBC has described as a "left-wing Trump" demeanour. He said the Tories were likely to win but a big Labour vote could constrain the PM, whose "unreasonable" policy was being driven by her party's right wing.


White House officials offer conflicting details of Trump tax plan

White House officials offer conflicting details of Trump tax plan

President Donald Trump's zeal to unveil a tax plan before his 100th day in office is raising questions about just how thorough his "tax reform" plans will be, amid signals that his focus for now is on slashing tax rates. When asked about the deficit impact of the tax plan, Mnuchin said at an International Monetary Fund event Saturday that when accounting for the economic growth that would occur because of the tax changes, the tax overhaul "will pay" for itself.



Entire U.S. Senate invited to North Korea briefing

During the 1994 North Korean nuclear crisis, the administration of then-U.S. President Bill Clinton secretly drew up plans for an airstrike against a North Korean nuclear facility at Yongbyon. "North Korea's a big world problem, and it's a problem we have to finally solve". "People put blindfolds on for decades and now it's time to solve the problem".