Spicer memoir as bumbling and biased as his briefings

Spicer memoir as bumbling and biased as his briefings Sean Spicer. Photo: AP During his brief, comic stint as White House press secretary, Sean Spicer had a close-up view of President Trump. In his memoir, 'The...

Noel Whelan announces he will not stand for presidential election

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New series to show how comedy reflected changing Britain

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To Iranian President Rouhani: Another Trump tweet gets the meme treatment

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Varadkar hopes for ‘end to Brexit mixed messages’

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Deadly suicide blast casts shadow over Pakistan elections

Deadly suicide blast casts shadow over Pakistan elections A total of 31 people were killed in the carnage in the city of Quetta. Mourners take a bombing victim relative for buria (AP) A suicide bomber on a...

Hart desperate to rebuild his career as he plots City exit

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Former cricketer Imran Khan leads in slow count after Pakistan election

Former cricketer Imran Khan leads in slow count after Pakistan election The winner will face a crumbling economy and bloodshed by militants. Pakistan army troops outside a polling station (BK Bangash/AP) Votes are being counted in Pakistan...

Man accused of terror plot bids to block deportation

Man accused of terror plot bids to block deportation Stock photo An Algerian who has been linked to al-Qa'ida has made a fresh bid to avoid deportation. Lawyers for the 54-year-old have argued there is a risk...

French President Emmanuel Macron’s security aide has been given preliminary charges following alleged beating...

French President Emmanuel Macron's security aide has been given preliminary charges following alleged beating of protester FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron walks ahead of his aide Alexandre Benalla at the end of the Bastille...

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