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‘New sense of optimism’ in Brexit talks – Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May will tell lawmakers Monday there is a "new sense of optimism" around Brexit talks, despite a spat with Ireland over last week's interim deal with the EU.

Schools closed, flights delayed after UK snowfall

Britain was recovering Monday after heavy snow brought freezing temperatures, shutting hundreds of schools and disrupting flights for a second day.

Uber fights for its London survival in court

Uber will defend its right to operate in London in a court hearing on Monday after the app was deemed unfit to run a taxi service and stripped of its license in its most important European markets.

Nobel Peace Prize winners sound nuclear warning on North Korea tensions

The winners of the Nobel Peace Prize, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), on Sunday warned mankind's destruction is just one "impulsive tantrum away" as the United States and North Korea exchange warlike threats over the nation's nuclear tests.

Ghanaian rogue trader Kweku Adoboli gets reprieve in UK deportation case

Kweku Adoboli, a former UBS trader jailed for Britain’s biggest fraud over unauthorised trades that cost the Swiss bank $2.3 billion, averted the immediate threat of deportation at a court hearing in London on Thursday, December 7, 2017.

Boris Johnson raises case of jailed national in Iran trip

Boris Johnson has had a "worthwhile visit" to Iran as he made the case for the release of jailed Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe.

How we are pursuing actualization of Biafra – Dozie Ikedife

The Convener of South East Elders Forum, SEEF, and former President General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Dr Dozie Ikedife, has revealed how they are pursuing the actualization of Biafra legally.

Two Palestinians killed in Israel airstrike – Gaza officials

An Israeli airstrike in Gaza has killed two Palestinians, security officials have said.

Boxer who represented England six times faces deportation to Nigeria

An elite level boxer who has fought for England six times is facing being deported to Nigeria.

Premier League ‘to boost TV matches’ in bumper deal

The Premier League will make dozens more games available in its next TV rights auction as clubs target an increase on the huge £5 billion ($6.7 billion) deal they secured last time, a report said Friday.

‘Most difficult challenge’ ahead in Brexit talks – Donald Tusk

EU President Donald Tusk warned that talks on a post-Brexit trade deal and transition period would be even more difficult than a hard-won agreement on divorce terms that was sealed on Friday.

Brexit: UK set for ‘next stage of humiliation’ – Nigel Farage

Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage said Britain was now ready to “move on to the next stage of humiliation” after Prime Minister Theresa May agreed the terms of Britain’s divorce from the European Union.

Emmerson Mnangagwa relaxes Robert Mugabe’s indigenisation law in ‘investor-friendly budget’

Zimbabwe's Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa on Thursday presented the 2018 budget which included a raft of business- and investor-friendly proposals as well as plans to tackle corruption and waste.

Manchester United block Manchester City film crew

Manchester United have refused Manchester City's request to bring their own camera crew into the away dressing room at Old Trafford for Sunday's blockbuster Premier League clash, reports said Thursday.

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Boko Haram kills six soldiers in Borno

At least six soldiers died in two separate Boko Haram ambushes in Borno State, military and civilian militia sources said on Monday.

PDP covention: No victor, no vanquished – Uche Secondus

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, has appealed to all those that contested and lost at the convention not to feel bad, saying there was no victor and no vanquished.

Power plants to generate additional 1,129 mega watts in 2018 – Babatunde Fashola

The Federal Government on Monday announced that when some power generation projects were completed by 2018,they could generate additional 1,129 Mega Watts to the current 7,000 Mega Watts in the country.

Bitcoin tops $18,000 in debut on major bourse

Bitcoin surged past $18,000 after making its debut on a major global exchange but was trading lower on Monday, highlighting the volatility of the controversial digital currency that has some investors excited but others nervous.

Tanzanian President John Magufuli pardons child rapists

Children's rights activists have condemned the pardon of two child rapists by the Tanzanian president.

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Arsene Wenger won’t sell players to increase their World Cup hopes

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has ruled out the possibility of selling players in January to boost their World Cup hopes.

Why Southwest failed to produce PDP national chairman – Senator Makarfi

Ahmed Makarfi, former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Caretaker Committee, on Monday revealed why South West lost at the party’s National Convention.

Oando to undergo forensic audit

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has begun the forensic audit of Oando Plc, contrary to reports that the exercise stopped due to the suspension of the Director-General of the Commission, Mr Mounir Gwarzo.

Donald Trump tells Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas he will move US embassy to Jerusalem

US President Donald Trump has told Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas that he intends to relocate the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, according to Palestinian officials.

Nigerians must retake looted public wealth – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Nsukka zone, has insisted that it was high time Nigerians rose up to ensure that all of the nation’s public assets that were looted through privatisation, concessioning, Public-Private Partnership (PPP) and the likes were taken back from the looters.