WikiLeaks releases top-secret CIA documents as US considers charges against Julian Assange

WikiLeaks has leaked what it calls a 31-page user manual for a device allegedly used by the CIA to spy on people from their televisions and smartphones.  The device, code named “Weeping Angel”, hit the headlines last month when WikiLeaks claimed the CIA had built the software to exploit vulnerabilities in Samsung products which would allow them to turn any phone or ...

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Ilie Nastase: Romania captain is suspended after behaviour at Fed Cup

Romania captain Ilie Nastase has been suspended by the International Tennis Federation over the incident that left Johanna Konta in tears on Saturday. In Konta’s Fed Cup match against Sorana Cirstea, Nastase was sent off after swearing at the umpire and abusing Konta and her captain Anne Keothavong. He was later banned from the tie and escorted away from the ...

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Scottish paraglider pilot dies after New Zealand crash

A Scottish paraglider pilot has died after crashing in New Zealand. Ben Letham, 26, was on a solo flight near Queenstown on the South Island when he crashed on Saturday. The professional pilot, who was originally from Lochgilphead in Argyll, came down in the grounds of a primary school. Witnesses reported that Mr Letham, who had been flying for six ...

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Arsenal beat Man City to FA Cup final

Media playback is not supported on this device Alexis Sanchez’s scrambled extra-time winner secured Arsenal an FA Cup final date with Chelsea – and ensured Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola will end a season without a trophy for the first time in his coaching career. Sanchez settled a contentious semi-final 11 minutes into the extra period after Manchester City failed ...

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Labour Says It Does Back Trident After Jeremy Corbyn Suggests It Could Be Scrapped

Labour today sought to play down suggestions from its own leader that renewing the UK’s nuclear weapon defences would not be in the election manifesto. Appearing on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show, Corbyn – a lifelong campaigner against nuclear weapons – claimed the party was having a “discussion” about whether renewing Trident should be in Labour’s election manifesto. Within hours, ...

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Sunday Show Round-Up: Labour's Nuclear Confusion and Tim Farron's Silence On Gay Sex

The Andrew Marr Show Ukip leader Paul Nuttall was up on the first Marr since the election was called. With Ukip needing some new policies now Brexit is on its way, Nuttall set out why he would ban Muslim women from wearing the full-face veil in public. Muslim women need to fully integrate into British society “and you can’t do ...

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French Presidential Elections See 'Three Hour Wait' To Vote In London

French citizens living in London have complained of three hour long waits to vote in the presidential elections. Voters said they felt organisers were “discouraging” voters with “bad organisation” at polling stations. PA Wire/PA Images French citizens in London have complained about three hours waits to vote Alexandra Marquez, who lives in Clapham, told the Evening Standard: “I got to ...

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Ukip Candidate Compares Her Sexual Attraction To Gorillas To Being Gay

On Saturday, a Ukip candidate for a council seat in Scotland went viral after saying she would like to see the death penalty reintroduced in the form of the guillotine. But Gisela Allen expressed even more unconventional views when she was contacted by the Sunday Herald newspaper for a follow-up story, telling the newspaper that she finds gorillas “very attractive” ...

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Tony Blair Says Consider Voting Tory Or Lib Dem Where They Oppose Hard Brexit

Tony Blair says people should consider voting for Conservative or Liberal Democrat candidates at the general election if they oppose hard Brexit. The ex-Labour Prime Minister has urged voters to set aside party loyalty in an effort to block “Brexit at any costs” that will happen if Theresa May wins a “steamroller election”. Blair, who also hinted he was tempted ...

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Emmanuel Macron: The man in pole position to be France's next president

If the polls are to be believed, Emmanuel Macron is poised to do something thought unthinkable just six months ago: getting into the final round of the French presidential race without the support of either of the two major political parties.  When the 39-year-old resigned from Socialist President Francois Hollande’s government in 2016 to launch his En Marche! (On the Move!) ...

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