Peterborough voters cite 'Brexit, Brexit, Brexit' as reason they turned blue

Labour said to have ‘dug its own grave’ with Corbyn as leader as social change mantra failed to cut through

“I feel excellent,” said David Cliffe as he strode across Peterborough’s Cathedral Square, having contributed to a thumping Conservative majority. “I didn’t want to have a communist regime,” said the 71-year-old retired warehouseman. “The country would have been on its knees.”

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Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 3:00am

Five Hong Kong teenagers arrested over death of man during protests

The three males and two females face charges over the killing of a 70-year-old who was hit with a brick during disturbances in November

Five Hong Kong teenagers have been arrested in connection with the death of a man hit on the head by a brick during clashes between pro- and anti-government protesters last month, police have said.

The three males and two females aged 15 to 18 were arrested on Friday on suspicion of murder, rioting and wounding and had been detained pending further investigation, police said in a statement.

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Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 2:50am

Western Australia bushfire out of control as temperatures expected to surge above 40C

NSW firefighters upgrade Gospers Mountain blaze to emergency as police launch investigation into fires in regional Victoria

An out-of-control bushfire has burnt through more than 11,000 hectares of land north of Perth with residents urged to leave while they still can.

It comes as New South Wales firefighters upgraded the Gospers Mountain blaze to an emergency on Saturday afternoon, and police launched an investigation into a spate of fires in regional Victoria.

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Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 12:45am

Richer nations accused of stalling progress on climate crisis

Brazil, India and China singled out in UN talks as acting to block agreement on article 6 of Paris agreement

Poor countries have accused a handful of richer nations of holding up progress on tackling the climate crisis at UN talks in Madrid, as demonstrators and activists vented their frustration in the final hours of two weeks of negotiations.

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Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 12:34am

New Zealand volcano: 21-year-old Australian is first recovered victim to be named

Krystal Browitt was on White Island with father and sister when eruption occurred

Krystal Browitt, the 21-year-old Melbourne woman missing since the White Island volcano eruption, has become the first victim to be identified by police from the six bodies recovered from the island on Friday.

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Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 12:17am

Pelosi likely has the votes to impeach in the House. What about the Senate?

The full House is likely to vote in favor of impeaching the president before the Christmas holiday. But what happens in the Senate in the New Year? We talk to Jeremy Peters of The New York Times.

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Friday, December 13, 2019 - 11:37pm

Judiciary Cmte. member: ‘McConnell should recuse himself’ from Senate impeachment trial

Rep. Karen Bass tells Ari Melber that she believes McConnell, acting as a juror in Trump's possible impeachment trial, is coordinating with the defendant, President Trump. She also tells Ari that all members of the committee felt "the weight of history"

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Friday, December 13, 2019 - 11:04pm

Ornstein: McConnell's admission is ‘a flat violation of the oath he will take as a juror’

Mitch McConnell has announced he’s coordinating with the White House for Trump's Senate impeachment trial. Norm Ornstein tells Ari Melber that "to basically admit before you start the trial that it's rigged is just quite astonishing" and says he doubts

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Friday, December 13, 2019 - 11:04pm

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