G7 summit: Macron welcomes Trump, Johnson and Merkel | AFP

French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte welcome American President Donald Trump and his wife Melania, Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson and German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Biarritz lighthouse, as the G7 summit opens. IMAGES

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No-deal Brexit prospect brings enthusiasm and concern | AFP

Marking one month in office as UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has so far stuck to his position that Britain will leave the EU on October 31st, ‘do or die’. Fishermen in the coastal town of Hastings are supportive of this policy, but many businesses worry about a course of action which the UK government itself has forecast could cause chaos.

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Beijing confirms detaining UK’s Hong Kong consulate employee | AFP

China confirms that a missing employee of Britain’s consulate in Hong Kong has been detained by Chinese authorities. The incident comes as relations between Britain and China have become strained over what Beijing calls London’s “interference” in pro-democracy protests that have wracked Hong Kong for three months.

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Corbyn seeks no-confidence vote to stop no-deal Brexit

Britain’s Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says his party will do everything in its power to stop a no-deal Brexit. The U.K. opposition leader was speaking on a visit to Northamptonshire, in central England, where he was presenting a party reform plan and and expressed determination to prevent an exit from the European Union without a deal.

Afghan palace emerges from ruins as centenary nears | AFP

Reduced to ruins by decades of war, the Darulaman palace in Kabul is being fully renovated. Work at the famed palace must be completed by August 19, the date marking 100 years of Afghan independence from Britain, when President Ashraf Ghani will inaugurate the newly renovated structure.

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Today in History for August 8th

Highlights of this day in history: President Richard Nixon says he’ll resign; Thieves stage Britain’s ‘Great Train Robbery’; Nazi saboteurs in the U.S. executed during World War II; Mexico’s Emiliano Zapata and actor Dustin Hoffman born. (Aug. 8)

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Here’s the latest for Wednesday, Aug. 7th: Protesters greet Trump during visits to Dayton, El Paso; Bodies believed to be Canadian suspects found; Trump administration to seek Britain trade deal after Brexit; Wisconsin home where girl abducted torn down.

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Trump to seek trade deal with Britain after Brexit

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration will pursue a free-trade agreement with Britain as soon as possible after Britain leaves the European Union. (Aug. 7)

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