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Manchester Arena attack: 22 dead and 59 hurt

Children were among those killed in the blast after a concert by US singer Ariana Grande. BBC News – Home

Manchester Arena blast: 19 dead and about 50 hurt

The suspected terrorist attack happened at the end of a concert by the US singer Ariana Grande. BBC News – Europe

General election 2017: May defends revised social care plans

The PM tells the BBC “nothing has changed” after she announces a cap on the costs anyone would face. BBC News – Home

Erdogan to return as chief of Turkey’s ruling party

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to resume power as chairman of the ruling AKP party, in the controversial leader’s latest move to tighten his grip on power in

General election 2017: New warning over social care plans

An ex-minister says there is a “lottery” in the way councils use existing deferred payment schemes. BBC News – Home

In Comeback, Pedro Sánchez Is Re-elected Leader of Spanish Socialists

Despite his unexpectedly clear-cut victory, Mr. Sánchez faces an uphill struggle to revive a party that he led to two successive election defeats. NYT > Europe

TPP trade deal will continue without Trump

The Trans-Pacific Trade deal, abandoned by the US, will go ahead, its other 11 member states agree. BBC News – Business

Sweden drops Julian Assange rape investigation

Sweden is dropping its investigation into WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on rape allegations, according to a prosecution statement released Friday. – RSS Channel – Regions – Europe

NBA star Enes Kanter’s passport cancelled by native Turkey

Enes Kanter, a critic of the Turkish president, was held after Turkey cancelled his passport. BBC News – Europe

Norway to boost protection of Arctic seed vault from climate change

Measures are announced after water enters a frozen facility guarding the world’s key crop seeds. BBC News – Europe

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