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Liberal Democrats protest against Brexit on Parliament Square

The Liberal Democrat party holds an anti-Brexit protest on Parliament Square as backlash over Theresa May’s draft deal has renewed hopes for new Brexit vote. Backers of a so-called “People’s Vote” were buoyed after her tentative agreement with the European Union faced a furious backlash from members of her own ruling Conservatives.

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Statue of Liberty’s original torch is taken to new museum

The Statue of Liberty’s original torch is on the move. It’s being re-located to it’s new permanent home, at a museum currently being built on Liberty Island. A team of engineers disassembled the torch, carrying it away on a special hydraulically stabilized, remote control vehicle.

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California wildfire evacuees set up improvised camp

Volunteers set up camp for California wildfire evacuees outside a supermarket at a nearby city, as death toll from the fires rise and 130 still missing.

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Snowboarder Anna Gasser, first woman to land a “triple cork”

Austrian snowboarder Anna Gasser becomes the first woman to achieve a “triple cork”, three flips during which her head dips below her feet, during a training session at the Stubai glacier in Austria. Anna Gasser is the 2018 Big Air Olympic champion. IMAGES

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Brexit: reactions on the Irish border

Border residents and businesspeople react to Brexit developments in the border region between Northern Ireland and Ireland as British Prime Minister Theresa May battles for her political survival as ministers resigned and members of her own party plotted to oust her over a draft Brexit deal struck with Brussels this week.

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Black Tunisians push for equality, in face of racism

Tunisian Nadia Borji says she wants to be considered as equal but fears she will end up buried in her town’s so-called “slaves” cemetery — because she is black.

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Sri Lankan deposed prime minister’s supporters protest

Thousands of people rally in Colombo in support of Ranil Wickremesinghe, Sri Lankan deposed prime minister whose sacking as prime minister plunged the county into turmoil almost three week s ago.

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US workers reinforce border wall on Tijuana beach

US workers reinforce the border wall on the American side of a beach separating it from the Mexican town of Tijuana, after more than 1,500 migrants from a Central American caravan arrived in the border city in the hopes of reaching the US. IMAGES

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Anti-Brexit protest outside UK’s Parliament

Anti-Brexit protesters gather outside the British Parliament, responding to a call from the Liberal Democrat party. British Prime Minister Theresa May is battling to salvage a draft Brexit deal and her political future,with ministers resigning and members of her own party plotting to oust her.

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WFP calls for the defence of Yemen’s Hodeida

Images distributed by the UN’s World Food Programme show armed men in Hodeida, malnourished children at a hospital in rebel-held Sanna and World Food Programme aid being delivered to the port city of Hodeida. For five months, pro-government alliance led by Saudi Arabia and the UAE has fought intermittently to drive the Huthi rebels from the city, home to a port that is the entry point of nearly 80 percent of Yemen’s imports.