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Brexit centre stage in election campaign

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Brexit has taken centre stage in the election campaign, with the Shadow Brexit Secretary spelling out Labour’s strategy for handling Britain’s withdrawal from the EU. Sir Keir Starmer said he’d seek to retain the benefits of the single market and would guarantee the rights of EU citizens living in Britain.

Farron says gay sex isn’t a sin

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Gary Gibbon on Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron.

French elections debated

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Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen say the elections are about the future of France and both candidates look to young people to change French politics.

Egyptian military ‘carried out unlawful killings’

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Human rights campaigners say they’ve substantiated claims that members of the Egyptian military carried out at least seven unlawful killings, including a 17 year old boy shot dead at point blank range.

Le Pen: the key to her success

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The key to Ms Le Pen’s success so far has been her anti-immigrant, anti-globalisation platform and her stand against the French establishment. Today she accused mainstream parties of trying to keep her out of power.

French elections: Macron and Le Pen through to second round

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Good evening from Paris, from another election which tore up all the establishment rules,trouncing the mainstream parties which have run France for more than 50 years. In a tight contest, two candidates won through to the second round, centrist Emmanuel Macron, with 24.0 percent, and the far-right’s Marine Le Pen, who took 21.3 percent.

French elections analysis

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Natalie Nougayrede, former managing editor of Le Monde and now a columnist for the Guardian, and Simon Kuper, a columnist with the Financial Times.

France goes to the polls

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Two candidates want France to exit the Euro – if not the whole EU. Given what’s at stake, turnout is expected to be around 80 per cent – slightly higher than last time. Because of the state of emergency and the terror alert, tens of thousands of troops have been deployed all over the country.

Channel 4 News Headlines, Sun 23 April

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Polls are so close that any two of the four frontrunners in the French Presidential election could go through to the second round – from the far left to the far right.

Market jitters over elections

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If there’s one thing the markets don’t like, it’s political uncertainty and risk. But that’s the story here, as well as in France and Germany. Europe’s three biggest economies are all facing hugely important elections this year.

France attack analysis

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Anne Giudicelli, a security analyst and former special assistant to the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Yasser Louati, a human rights and civil liberties researcher.

Paris gunman known to French police

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Tens of thousands of police officers and elite special forces are being deployed across France after last night’s shooting, the authorities determined not to let Sunday’s Presidential elections be disrupted.

Election frontrunners cancel events after attack

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The attack, and security issues, have completely overshadowed the last day of campaigning, as all three frontrunners cancelled their events as a mark of respect.

The sacking of Bill O’Reilly

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He was one of the best-known anchors on US television. Will Bill O’Reilly’s sacking by Fox News scupper the Murdoch family’s plans to buy Sky?

Testing times for North Korea?

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North Korean missile tests and displays of military might have been met by US warnings that its patience is at an end and that it’s ready to “deal with” the threat from Pyongyang. President Trump’s boast of sending an “armada” has so far turned out to be empty rhetoric, but US military exercises began in…

Antonio Tajani interview

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The Prime Minister took time off from campaigning today to welcome the president of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, to Downing Street. I spoke to Antonio Tajani earlier and asked him whether the rights of EU citizens here would be protected come Brexit?

Misconduct charges over Iraq war

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Two leading human rights lawyers face a tribunal next week over false claims against British soldiers during the Iraq war.

The French General Election approaches its climax

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The far-right Marine Le Pen is holding her final rally of the campaign – is she on the verge of breakthrough or about to fall?

Shocking footage of Syria evacuees attack

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It was an attack that was shocking in both its scale and ruthless targeting.

Turkey: is Erdogan about to get sweeping new powers?

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Turkey's president is claiming victory tonight in his country's referendum to award him sweeping new powers.

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