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Police and security personel search vechiles waiting to enter Trump Turnberry, the luxury golf resort of US President Donald Trump, in Turnberry, southwest of Glasgow, Scotland on July 14, 2018, during the private part of his four-day UK visit. US President Donald Trump wraps up a four-day visit to Britain, dominated by his blasting of Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit strategy, by spending the weekend in Scotland.ANDY BUCHANAN / AFP

Donald Trump on Scottish golf course to wrap up contentious UK trip

US President Donald Trump wraps up a four-day visit to Britain, dominated by his blasting of Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit strategy, by spending the weekend in Scotland.

Scotland’s Nicola Sturgeon rails at ‘mad Brexiteers’ after EU talks

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon railed at London's "mad Brexiteers" on Monday after holding talks with EU officials in Brussels, where she firmly backed Britain staying in the bloc's customs union and single market after the divorce.

Football unites in Ferguson support after emergency brain surgery

Messages of support poured in for Alex Ferguson after the legendary former Manchester United manager was left fighting for his life following emergency surgery for a brain haemorrhage.

Syria’s Bashar al Assad accuses US, UK and France of ‘campaign of lies’

Syrian President Bashar al Assad has said Western airstrikes in his country were based on "lies" by the UN Security Council.

Catalan ex-minister surrenders to police in Scotland

Former Catalan minister Clara Ponsati, who is wanted by Spain for her role in last year’s independence bid, surrendered to Scottish police Wednesday to face arrest under a European warrant.

Wanted ex-Catalan minister set to surrender

A former Catalan minister wanted by Spain for her role in last year's independence bid is "making arrangements" to surrender to authorities in Scotland, where she had fled to, police said Sunday.

Theresa May sets out vision on trade with EU post-Brexit

Britain's prime minister has warned neither side will get exactly what it wants once the UK withdraws itself from the European Union.

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.

Scottish minister Mark McDonald quits over ‘inappropriate behaviour’

A junior minister in Scotland's government resigned on Saturday after admitting "inappropriate behaviour", as a sleaze scandal in British politics showed no sign of abating.

Deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont urges separatist ‘unity’ for vote

Catalonia's deposed leader Carles Puigdemont called Saturday for separatists to unite in a December election called by Spain to try to avert a disputed push for the region's independence.

Spain to issue arrest warrant for Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont

A judge in Madrid was set Friday to issue an EU arrest warrant for Catalonia's deposed leader over his region's tumultuous independence drive, in a move likely to take tensions to a new level in Spain's worst political crisis in decades.

Catalan leader threatens independence after chaotic vote

Catalonia's overwhelming vote for independence looked set to increase tensions between Madrid and the powerful region after a defiant referendum marred by violence.

Scores injured as riot police crack down on banned Catalan vote

Spanish riot police used batons and rubber bullets to storm polling stations in Catalonia on Sunday, triggering clashes as thousands turned out to vote in an independence referendum banned by Madrid.

Chimamanda Adichie bags award in UK

Ms Chimamanda Adichie, the young Nigerian accomplished writer and author has been honoured with the ‘Doctor of Letters’ degree at the University of Edinburgh Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Hassan Rouhani says conflict with Iran would be ‘mother of all wars’

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani warned the United States not to "play with the lion's tail" on Sunday, saying that conflict with Iran would be the "mother of all wars".

Arsenal demand £22.3 million from Lazio for Alex Iwobi

Arsenal are open to selling Nigeria winger, Alex Iwobi, to Italian outfit, Lazio for £22.3 million.

Federal government urges Nigerians in Diaspora to beware of fake news on social media

The Federal Government at the weekend Nigerians in the diaspora not to believe everything they read on the social media about happenings in the country, saying most of what emanated from the social media was fake news.
A Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms rigid-inflatable boat sails back to Open Arms vessel after getting medical supplies from the Aquarius rescue vessel, chartered by French NGO SOS-Mediterranee and Doctors Without Borders (MSF) on June 24, 2018 in the open sea about 50 miles from Libya. PAU BARRENA / AFP

Charity group to sue Libya coastguard for failing migrants in the Mediterranean

The charity Proactiva Open Arms has filed a complaint on Saturday, including of involuntary manslaughter, with the Spanish police against a cargo ship.

Osun guber: Governor Aregbesola hails APC direct primary system

Governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has praised the direct primary system of candidate selection adopted by the All Progressive Congress (APC), which saw his Chief of Staff, Gboyega Oyetola, from Iragbiji emerging as the party’s flag bearer.