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Lib Dem president says party's manifesto will appeal to Christians

The opinion polls suggest the Lib Dems will fail to make a breakthrough at the election. Legalising cannabis, restricting junk food advertising to children, and suspending the use of bee-harming insecticides called neonicotinoids are also featured in the party's manifesto.


Navy SEAL Killed When Parachute Doesn't Open In Fleet Week Demo

Navy SEAL Killed When Parachute Doesn't Open In Fleet Week Demo

In the moments before Sunday's tragedy, tourists were snapping photos when things appeared to be going just fine until the Navy Seal's parachute malfunctioned. He was a role model who will be "painfully missed", his family said in a statement released by the U.S. Navy. Crowds had gathered at the park to enjoy Memorial Day weekend as well as the Fleet Week festivities.


G7 split on climate change, Merkel 'dissatisfied'

G7 split on climate change, Merkel 'dissatisfied'

Earlier Saturday, the other six members of the G-7, a group of some of the world's wealthiest nations, voted to abide by the Paris climate agreement , according to a person familiar with the talks. The rest of the world is beginning to count the United States out of the climate change battle, if a recent statement after the 2017 Group of Seven (G7) summit is any indication.


LSE boosts indexes business with £535m Citigroup deal

LSE boosts indexes business with £535m Citigroup deal

Citi's sale of its Yield Book fixed income analytics system, and the Fixed Income Indices-including the World Government Bond Index (WGBI)-isn't a surprise, as the company has been looking to divest non-core business holdings and it's been exploring a sale since last summer.


Sigmar Gabriel: US putting 'peace in Europe at risk'

Sigmar Gabriel: US putting 'peace in Europe at risk'

Speaking in a packed beer tent in Munich on Sunday, after a Group of Seven summit in Sicily and a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in Brussels - both dominated by tensions with Trump - Merkel spoke with surprising frankness. Juergen Hardt, the German government's coordinator for transatlantic policies, said Trump's administration was irritating foreign allies. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday attended a private dinner hosted by German Chancellor Angela Merkel soon ...