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Anti-Brexit protesters gather to demand second referendum

Anti-Brexit protesters are gathering in London to call for a second referendum on Britain's departure from the bloc, less than six months before the divorce from the European Union becomes a reality.
Nick Clegg

Facebook hires Britain’s ex-deputy premier Nick Clegg

Facebook has hired former UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg to lead its global affairs and communications team, making him the most senior European politician ever in a leadership role in Silicon Valley.

Campaigners hit the streets in bid to reverse Brexit

Campaigners for a second referendum on Brexit are braving scepticism and even hostility as they hit Britain’s streets as part of a growing movement to get Britons to change their mind.
Sadiq Khan

Fresh push for second Brexit vote faces race against time

Britain’s main anti-Brexit party ramped up calls Tuesday for a second referendum — but time could be running out as Britain approaches the last six months before leaving the EU.

Official: UK doctors can now prescribe cannabis

British doctors will be able to prescribe medicinal cannabis, the government announced Thursday following a review — but insisted it was not a first step towards legalising recreational use.

Britain ‘incompetent’ on Brexit – Scottish leader

Scotland’s nationalist leader accused the British government on Thursday of being “totally and utterly incompetent” on Brexit, saying the current situation showed that Scotland should be independent.

UK government under pressure to publish Brexit papers

The British government came under pressure on Wednesday to publish papers detailing the potential impact of Brexit, after MPs appealed to a rare parliamentary power.

Boris Johnson under fire for ‘dead bodies’ Libya gaffe

British foreign minister Boris Johnson came under fire Tuesday for saying Libya could become a magnet for tourists and investors — if it can “clear the dead bodies away” first.

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Samuel Kalu Super Eagles South African

Official: Samuel Kalu delayed from Super Eagles camp by South African visa

Super Eagles officials have disclosed that Bordeaux winger Samuel Kalu has been held back at his base in France because he is waiting for his South Africa visa to be issued.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Galaxy debut strike voted MLS Goal of the Year

Swedish icon Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s first goal for the Los Angeles Galaxy, a 77th-minute equalizer from 40 yards last March, was named Major League Soccer’s Goal of the Year on Tuesday.
Ibrahim Thiaw

UN: 33 million people are food insecure in the Sahel

No fewer than 33 million people in the Sahel are food insecure, the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the UN Peacebuilding Commission have said.

UI VC laments poor access to university education in Nigeria

The Vice Chancellor, University of Ibadan, UI, Professor Abel Idowu Olayinka has lamented the problem of access to tertiary education in Nigeria saying that out of over 1.5m university admission seekers into the nation’s 168 universities, less than 500,000 candidates could be admitted annually.