Breaking News: Man arrested after vehicle drove into security barriers outside UK Parliament (Updated)

UPDATE: A terror suspect arrested after a car crashed into a barrier at the Houses of Parliament at high speed is not believed to be known to the security services, police have said.

At least three people were injured when the silver Ford Fiesta hit a group of cyclists and pedestrians waiting for traffic lights to change.… Be Informed

Corbyn and Netanyahu war of ‘tweets’, latest twist in Corbyn’s anti-semitism row

The Telegraph reports how Jeremy Corbyn was engaged in an unprecedented war of words with the Israeli prime minister last night over his visit to the graves of the Munich Olympics terrorists.

After a year of denials, Mr Corbyn was finally forced to admit yesterday he was in attendance at a ceremony to honour the leaders of Black September, the group which murdered 11 Israeli athletes and coaches at the 1972 Olympics.… Be Informed

William Hague hopes for French help for a credible Brexit deal

William Hague (former foreign secretary and a former leader of the Conservative Party) writes on The Telegraph that last week has seen the most concerted British diplomatic push with our French neighbours in many years. Days after the new Foreign Secretary raced straight to Paris from his trip to China, the Prime Minister cut short her holiday to visit President Macron at his summer retreat.… Be Informed

Tuesday Morning Briefing

Good morning

Your Tuesday Morning Briefing covers the main headlines of the news.

 

BolognaThe main story remains the powerful explosion which took place in Bologna on Monday afternoon. 2 people died and 67 were injured after the deadly explosion. A number of cars were involved in this incident which also caused the collapse of the road where it happened.

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Saturday Morning Briefing

 

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As expected the death of Shannon Mak is the lead story on Malta’s Newspapers. Various happenings take different priorities around the world. As we go through 40 major international and local news portals, your Morning Briefing provides you with the salient news as reported in Malta, Europe and the World.… Be Informed

Bank of England governor warns that there is an uncomfortably high possibility of a no-deal Brexit

Mark Carney has warned that the possibility of a no-deal Brexit is “uncomfortably high” and will lead to higher prices.

The Bank of England governor said both the UK and EU should “do all things to avoid” a no-deal scenario. He added that the banks had done the “stockpiling” and the country’s financial system was in a position to be able to withstand a shock that could result from the UK leaving the EU without an agreement.… Be Informed

Friday Morning Briefing

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Your Morning Briefing for today follows.

Newspaper Headlines MaltaBoth the Times and The Malta Independent refer to the S&P credit rating on the banking system. Respected credit ratings agency Standard and Poors has highlighted increased reputational and operational risks for Malta’s banking sector, moving its risk score up two notches on its 10point scale. 

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