Remembrance Day 2018 – what are the best poems and quotes for Armistice Day?

Here's a selection of poems and quotes perfect for the 100-year anniversary of the First World War. Poems The Soldier – Rupert Brooke If I should die, think only this of me: That there’s some corner of a foreign field That is for ever England. There shall be In that rich earth a richer dust concealed; A dust whom England […]

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The key Brexit dates in 2018 and 2019 – from agreement on the divorce deal to Parliament's vote on the Withdrawal bill

Here are the key Brexit dates you need to know. 2018: 20 September – EU leaders are expected to discuss Brexit, although a full summit has been ruled out 17-18 October – EU summit. This has been seen as a deadline for an agreement setting out the terms of UK-EU "divorce" November – The EU has suggested this month is the latest a […]

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Trump Takes Victory Lap, Announces News Conference On Twitter Despite Crushing Blow To House Republicans

The general consensus is that wasn’t a great night for Republicans, but Donald Trump disagrees. It wasn’t all bad news for the Republican Party as the midterm elections drew to a close. The GOP managed to flip three seats in the Senate, assuring their hold on that crucial branch of Government. Losing the Senate would have been a major upset […]

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London stabbings 2018 – latest knife crime statistics and attacks in Tuffnell Park, Clapham, Shepherds Bush and Tulse Hill

As violent attacks spread from cities to the Home Counties, The Sun Online takes a look at the harrowing statistics that are increasing by the day. How many stabbings have there been in London this year? Figures from London's Metropolitan police showed that knife crime has surged by 16 per cent in the capital — as Britain's crime epidemic continues. […]

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Diwali 2018 – Why Hindus celebrate the festival of lights and the origins of the day

The festival of light sees Hindu homes decorated with candles and lights and people sharing gifts – but what's the celebration all about? How is Diwali celebrated and why does the date change? Diwali, also known as Deepavali, is the Hindu Festival of Lights and is celebrated  every year as the spiritual "victory of light over darkness". The date of […]

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US midterms 2018 – when do polls open and close and what are the latest vote predictions?

But when do polls open and close? And what are the latest predictions about how the vote will go? Here's all you need to know. When do polls open and close? First polls will open in Vermont at 5am local time (10amGMT). Many other states on the East Coast will follow between 6am local time (11amGMT) and 7am local time […]

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Bonfire Night 2018 – how to get tickets to the UK's best events

Here's some of the events happening across the country and how you can get tickets. London Wimbledon Park Bonfire and Fireworks, November 5  The evening kicks off with a quieter display for children followed by the main event where music and fireworks combine to create a spectacular show. Funfair rides and food and drink stalls will also be at the […]

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