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The woman tasked with attracting City workers to Paris as Brexit rolls on is stepping up her charm offensive, with plans for a new private English school to cater for the wealthy. Marie-Celie Guillaume, the chief executive of La Defense – the business district in the west of Paris – is banking on family life being the key that unlocks...

Tottenham Hotspur, Mauricio Pochettino, Football, sport

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is adamant he does not regret not adding to his squad in the summer and pointed to his side’s joint best Premier League start as justification. Spurs became the first side not to make a summer signing since the transfer window’s inception, but they have gone on to amass a joint club-record 18 points from their...

Theresa May, Brexit, EU, Referendum, Politics

Theresa May has insisted she is convinced she will get a deal on Britain’s withdrawal from the EU, despite a “moment of truth” summit passing with no sign of a breakthrough. The British Prime Minister infuriated politicians from all sides of her party by indicating she is ready to delay the UK’s final departure from EU structures until 2021 in...

Grenfell Tower, Fraud, Compensation

A man who pretended he was in a relationship with a Grenfell Tower victim in England to gain accommodation has become the 11th person to be jailed for fraud relating to the tragedy. Koffi Kouakou claimed to have been living on the 14th floor of the west London high-rise with Zainab Deen, who he said was his partner, Scotland Yard...

Dalian Atkinson, Aston Villa, Police

The death of former Aston Villa star Dalian Atkinson has been referred to England's Crown Prosecution Service to consider potential criminal charges against two police officers. The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) said three West Mercia Police officers were interviewed twice under criminal caution and served with gross misconduct notices following Mr Atkinson’s death in August 2016. The retired 48-year-old, who...

The United States has downgraded the status of its main diplomatic mission to the Palestinians by placing it under the authority of the US Embassy to Israel. The move, which was immediately denounced by the Palestinians, is a victory for US ambassador David Friedman. He had long sought to end the Jerusalem consulate’s independent status but had faced resistance from...

Jerusalem, Palestine, Gaza, War, Terrorism, Palestinians

The United States has downgraded the status of its main diplomatic mission to the Palestinians by placing it under the authority of the US Embassy to Israel. The move, which was immediately denounced by the Palestinians, is a victory for US ambassador David Friedman. He had long sought to end the Jerusalem consulate’s independent status but had faced resistance from within...

A case of BSE has been identified on a farm in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, officials have said. Restrictions have been put in place at the unnamed farm as an investigation is carried out into the source of the animal disease Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy, more commonly known as mad cow disease. The case was identified as part of routine testing and did not...