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Trump announces new retaliatory tariffs on China

President Donald Trump says products coming from China that were to be hit with a 10% tariff on September 1 will now face a 15% levy.

President Trump also says goods and products currently being taxed at 25% will be taxed at 30% starting on October 1.

His comments come after China ...

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The G7: All you need to know about Boris Johnson’s first summit as PM

Boris Johnson makes his international summit debut on Saturday at the G7 summit.

– What is the G7?

It is an informal club of rich nations that meets annually to discuss major issues. The members are: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United ...

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Boris Johnson set for debut on global stage at G7 summit

Boris Johnson warned Brexit critics they are “gravely mistaken” about the UK losing its place on the world stage as he prepared for his first international summit and trade talks with Donald Trump.

The Prime Minister will meet the US President in the margins of the G7 summit in ...

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Rising temperatures could set August bank holiday record

A bank holiday heatwave will see most of the country sizzling in sunshine with possible record temperatures, the Met Office has said.

On Friday, south-easterly winds drew warm air from Europe towards the UK, bringing rising temperatures along with dry and settled weather.

Chief ...

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Mauricio Pochettino surprised Christian Eriksen’s future remains unresolved

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino accepts that no one expected Christian Eriksen’s future to still be unresolved going into the final week of the European transfer window.

Eriksen, who is out of contract at the end of the season and said at the start of the summer that he was ...

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Frank Lampard urges Chelsea squad to share the scoring burden

Frank Lampard has admitted Chelsea will have to share out Eden Hazard’s goals among the Stamford Bridge squad to thrive without the Belgium talisman.

Hazard struck a Blues career-high 21 goals last term, in his final season with the club before moving to Real Madrid in a deal that ...

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Bruce defends his corner at Newcastle after tough start to the season

Steve Bruce has launched a passionate defence of his fledgling reign at Newcastle amid smouldering discontent on Tyneside.

Two games into his tenure, the 58-year-old has seen anger over Rafael Benitez’s departure and misgivings over his appointment fester after back-to-back defeats ...

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Moeen hits form as Blast champions Worcestershire thrash rivals Birmingham

Moeen Ali returned to form with an unbeaten 85 from 46 to steer Vitality Blast champions Worcestershire to a nine-wicket win over derby rivals Birmingham at Edgbaston.

The England all-rounder, dropped after the opening Ashes Test in Birmingham, clubbed six sixes and seven fours to make ...

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Dale claims Bury have been sold with hours to spare

Bury could have been given an 11th-hour reprieve after owner Steve Dale told the PA news agency he had sold the club.

Dale had been given until 23.59 on Friday to either provide proof to the English Football League he could fund the League One side this season or hand it over to someone ...

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Solskjaer wants fans to stand by Pogba after penalty problems

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer expects Manchester United fans to show their support for Paul Pogba in Saturday’s Premier League clash with Crystal Palace.

The Frenchman found himself at the centre of another controversy when he took a late penalty in the 1-1 draw with Wolves on Monday instead ...

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Towersey Festival: Stars come to Thame as tribute planned for legend Roy Bailey

The country’s longest running independent music festival – Towersey – returns for its 55th year over this bank holiday weekend.

Headliners include legendary rock band Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel, Bruce Foxton’s From The Jam and shanty singers ...

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Hot buttered toast for patients will improve their NHS experience, says PM

Boris Johnson says something as simple as delivering “hot buttered toast for the patients of this country” will help improve people’s experience of the NHS.

His remarks came as it was disclosed Great British Bake Off judge Prue Leith will advise a Government review into ...

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Johnson ‘deeply concerned’ about Amazon rainforest fires

Boris Johnson has vowed to use the gathering of major world leaders this weekend to “call for a renewed focus on protecting nature” following the record number of fires in the Amazon rainforest.

Downing Street confirmed the Prime Minister backed French President Emmanuel ...

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Football hero joins young bike riders for anti-knife crime protest

A football star who still bears the scars of his stab wounds joined an anti-knife crime protest to demand change.

Watford striker Andre Gray joined forces with BMX professional Ryan Taylor and Henry Smith, the founder of anti-knife crime charity The Wickers, to campaign against the high ...

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Sancho on target again as Dortmund seal late comeback win over Cologne

England international Jadon Sancho scored for the second time in as many Bundesliga matches as Borussia Dortmund came from behind to secure a 3-1 victory against Cologne on Friday night.

Newly-promoted Cologne sprung a surprise when Dominick Drexler headed the hosts in front after 29 ...

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Alex Gorrin's run of bookings no concern for Oxford United boss Karl Robinson

ALEX Gorrin’s run of bookings this season is not a cause for concern, says boss Karl Robinson.

The midfielder has been yellow-carded in all four Sky Bet League One games.

It means he is just one away from a suspension already, with the cut-off for five yellows still ...

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Polish chef criticises Home Office after bid for settled status rejected

The Home Office is facing question marks over its EU citizens scheme after a top chef was denied settled status despite saying he has proof of having lived in the UK for almost 15 years.

Polish entrepreneur Damian Wawrzyniak has twice cooked for the royals, was a head chef during the ...

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No excuses from England after poor show against Australia

Graham Thorpe offered no excuses after England served up another dismal batting display but he is adamant they are capable of achieving “something special” to keep the Ashes series alive.

With Australia posting 179 all out on the opening day of the third Test, hopes were high ...

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Day two of the third Ashes Test: England’s Ashes hopes on the brink

England were dismissed for a calamitous 67 as their hopes of reclaiming the Ashes were left hanging by a thread on a day that could prove a line in the sand for their misfiring Test batsmen.

Joe Root’s side arrived at Headingley on the second morning of the third Test with a huge ...

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Campaigners criticise Boris Johnson’s ‘inflammatory’ message to migrants

Boris Johnson’s warning that migrants would be sent back if they crossed the English Channel to the UK have been branded as “inflammatory” and “misleading” by campaigners.

The Prime Minister’s comments came after a surge in attempts – with nearly ...

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Justice Ruth Ginsburg completes treatment for tumour on pancreas

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed radiation therapy for a tumour on her pancreas – and there is no evidence of the disease remaining.

The US Supreme Court said the tumour was “treated definitively and there is no evidence of disease elsewhere in the ...

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