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May was mocked outside Parliament, and heckled and laughed at in it.

Conservative Party lawmakers trigger no confidence vote in Theresa May over Brexit

If she loses the vote of party legislators, May must step down.

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The British Prime Minister’s journey comes after a vote on the deal in Parliament was postponed.

Theresa May finds 'shared determination' among some EU leaders to rescue Brexit deal

It comes after the British PM postponed a planned vote in the House of Commons instead of seeing Brexit rejected.

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May was mocked outside Parliament, and heckled and laughed at in it.

UK's May lobbies EU leaders in fight to save Brexit deal

It comes after the British Prime Minister Theresa May postponed the Brexit a vote on Brexit in the House of Commons.

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May was mocked outside Parliament, and heckled and laughed at in it.

More public humiliation for Theresa May after postponing crucial Brexit vote

May was mocked outside Parliament, and heckled inside it.

British Prime Minister Theresa May

Theresa May postpones UK Parliament's vote on Brexit deal

All signs had pointed to a big defeat for the Prime Minister in the vote planned for Wednesday.

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Eight thousand 'yellow vest' demonstrators, upset at the cost of living and the president's reforms, took to Paris streets.

President Macron to speak to nation after violent protests shake France

He's expected to announce measures to reduce taxes and boost purchasing power the working classes.

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Thomas Markle hinted he may have some royal grandchildren to enjoy soon.

Duchess Meghan's father blasts Prince Harry - 'I've never played pool naked'

Thomas Markle says, "I've pleaded with her to pick up the phone" and hopes to reconcile with his daughter.

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Charlie Rowley, whose partner Dawn Sturgess died after exposure to the substance in June says he’s struggling to see and walk.

English Novichok poisoning victim going blind, fears he’ll die in 10 years

Charlie Rowley survived being exposed to the deadly suspected Russian nerve agent in Salisbury in June.

A demonstrator wearing a yellow jacket waves a French flag at the Arc de Triomphe during a demonstration in Paris

Paris in clean-up mode after major riot that left dozens injured

The man at the focus of protesters' anger, President Macron, broke his silence to tweet his appreciation for the police.

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The UK PM suffered a series of humiliating hits, a week out from a critical vote on her deal.

Theresa May warns lawmakers Britain could enter 'uncharted waters' if Brexit deal rejected

The British prime minister has rejected her deal with the EU would "mean grave uncertainty for the nation".

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Video: Grace Millane's hometown priest talks 'devastating' news of missing British backpacker's murder

Father John Corbyn from Wickford, Essex, told the BBC that many young people in the parish grew up with her.

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Armoured vehicles and tens of thousands of police officers are on the streets of Paris.

Tear gas, water cannons used in Paris as French police battle with angry protesters

The protesters want to express their anger at high taxes and French President Emmanuel Macron.

Grace Millane

'Keep strong for Grace' - Founder of missing Brits help line compares daughter Lucie's case to this one

Grace Millane, 22, was last seen known to have entered an Auckland city hotel with a male "person of interest" last Saturday.

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She is one of an estimated 100 other Highland tigers who are trying to be saved from extinction.

Rare and curious wildcat kitten born at UK Zoo

There are only an estimated 100 wildcats, also known as the Highland Tiger, remaining in the United Kingdom.

Grace Millane turned 22 on Sunday, but hasn’t been seen since the night before.

New statement: Grace Millane's family thank Auckland Police for their efforts, make new appeal

Grace, 22, was last seen on CCTV footage at 9.41pm last Saturday, on the eve of her 22nd birthday outside Queen Street's City Life Hotel with a male "person of interest".

UK woman paralysed after colleague puts her in headlock wins unfair dismissal case

Molly Phillips was left unable to smile after the incident at a bar in Cardiff, Wales.

Legal protection sought to preserve haka in Germany

A Denmark-based Māori cultural advisor says German haka teachers are tarnishing the culture.

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A young boy was so overwhelmed when meeting the Monarch at charity centre opening.

Young boy becomes totally overwhelmed after meeting the Queen, crawls for exit

The nine-year-old shouted "bye" as he left the event at a children's charity.

A missile frigate of the Russian Navy makes missile launch during Marine Parade on the Navy day near Sevastopol

Russia will build banned missiles if US leaves key arms treaty, Putin warns

The US says it will suspend its obligations under the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty.

Regions with the highest rates of gun-related deaths revealed

Police arrest 84 in European crackdown on Italian mob

It was the second significant mob takedown in as many days. Wednesday's raids were the culmination of a two-year investigation codenamed Pollino.

French authorities have deployed thousands of police on Paris' Champs-Elysees avenue to try to contain protests by people angry over rising taxes and Emmanuel Macron's presidency.

Unions join protesters, reject French concessions

Trade unions have not so far played a role in the improvised movement, but are now trying to capitalize on the growing public anger.

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The British TV presenter says he used to be friends with the former Hollywood actress until she "social climbed her way out of my orbit".

Piers Morgan launches broadside at Meghan Markle for 'acting her way to the top', ignoring him after meeting Prince Harry

The TV presenter said his experience with the woman who's now Duchess of Sussex was "not great".

Theresa May's Government found in contempt of Parliament for refusing to release full legal advice on Brexit

This underlines the depth of opposition among MPs to her deal on leaving the European Union.

A demonstrator wearing a yellow jacket waves a French flag at the Arc de Triomphe during a demonstration in Paris

France suspends fuel tax hike, protesters vow to fight on

The back-pedalling by President Macron's government appeared designed to calm the nation.

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More than 400 people were arrested and another 100 injured during fiery demonstrations and clashes with riot police.

French PM announces delay to fuel tax hikes

Philippe is also expected to announce other measures aimed at easing tensions, just three weeks after insisting that the government would not change course.

Self-styled Dutch positivity guru Emile Ratelband answers questions during an interview in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. A Dutch court has rejected the request of a self-styled positivity guru to shave 20 years off his age, in a case that drew worldwide attention. Emile Ratelband last month asked the court in Arnhem to formally change his date of birth to make him 49, instead of his real age of 69. He argued his request was consistent with other personal transformations, such as the ability to change one's name or gender. The Dutch court said age matters under Dutch law. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

Dutch court rejects man's request to legally become 20 years younger

Legal change would have variety of "undesirable legal and societal implications", court rules.

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1 NEWS Europe Correspondent Joy Reid has the latest from London.

Everything you need to know about Brexit

1 NEWS Europe correspondent Joy Reid breaks down the whole complicated mess.

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