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The 47-year-old was reportedly knocked out in the incident. Jeremy Clarkson said Richard Hammond's crash today was the most frightening he'd seen. It's quite incredible he's come away from this with nothing more serious quite frankly. The source added: "It brought back horrendous memories of the 2006 crash for those who witnessed it".
  • Scottish referendum in doubt after steep losses for SNP in UK vote

    Scottish referendum in doubt after steep losses for SNP in UK vote

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    Swinney acknowledged that the IndyRef2 issue, which dominated debate in Scotland, had played a "significant" part in a disappointing result for the SNP . Finally, there is the national picture - the spectre of a Tory government voting through a hard Brexit with a stonking great Commons majority has been banished, which further diminishes the case for a second independence vote.
  • How Long Can Theresa May Hold On as Prime Minister?

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    With 649 of 650 seats in the House of Commons declared, May's bruised Conservatives had 318 - short of the 326 they needed for an outright majority and well down from the 330 seats they had before May's roll of the electoral dice. The EU had wanted exit talks to begin on June 19, but they could now be delayed if the inconclusive election leads to political turmoil. Just 22 votes let Labour hold on against a challenge from the Conservatives.
  • Trump says Comey's testimony gives him 'total vindication'

    Trump says Comey's testimony gives him 'total vindication'

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    He said that when Trump told him he hoped he would terminate an investigation into Michael Flynn , the ousted national security adviser, he interpreted that as a directive. But the self-imposed silence didn't last. He also slammed the president for firing him, saying that the "shifting explanation" for why he was sacked "confused me and increasingly concerned me", and going on to call out the president for defamation as Trump went on to smear Comey as well as the Federal Bureau of ...
  • Corbyn team 'stunned' by exit polls on election night

    Corbyn team 'stunned' by exit polls on election night

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    The Conservative leader had called Thursday's vote in a bid to extend her majority and strengthen her hand in the looming Brexit negotiations , but her gamble backfired spectacularly. "It is the most damning finding that in one of our polls that I can remember". But EU Council President Donald Tusk said: "We know when they must end".
  • Afghan soldier kills 2 US soldiers

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    There were conflicting reports about the number of officers, members of the Afghan Border Police, killed in the air raid. Daesh is fighting tough fight to U.S. In March, another Afghan soldier was killed after he opened fire on foreign forces at a base in Helmand province, wounding three U.S. soldiers. Taliban insurgents have made widespread gains in Helmand, seizing numerous province's districts and threatening the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah.
  • Theresa May seeks minority gov't with DUP after bruising election result

    Theresa May seeks minority gov't with DUP after bruising election result

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    But in one of the most sensational nights in British electoral history, a resurgent Labour Party denied her an outright win, throwing the country into political turmoil. This is expected to have an impact on the Brexit negotiations, which are due to open with the European Union on June 19. The Labour party gaining huge won 262 seats has urged May to resign and make way for it to form the minority government.
  • Britain votes: What next for the UK?

    Britain votes: What next for the UK?

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    The lack of a clear majority for any party could force a more consensual approach. May inherited a small majority from him. Calling a snap general election eight weeks ago, the prime minister looked set to win a landslide victory, with a three-figure parliamentary majority to compare to those notched up by Margaret Thatcher and Tony Blair in their heydays.
  • Death Toll from Tehran Terrorist Attacks Rises to 17

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    Separately, Iran's foreign minister rejected US statements about the attacks after President Donald Trump suggested the country bears some culpability for attacks in its capital. The attack appears to be inflaming the enmity between the countries. Following the attacks, Mohammad Hossein Zolfaghari, deputy Interior minister, told state TV Thursday that "law enforcement activities may increase".
  • DOJ responds to Comey's testimony about Sessions

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    Capitol are aimed at controlling the growing crowds of reporters. Trump said in a tweet , his first reaction to the bombshell testimony . It was a riveting, televised portrait of President Donald Trump , one unrivaled in recent memory for its potential to undermine a presidency.
  • Israel to cut electricity supply to Gaza

    Israel to cut electricity supply to Gaza

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    She said it came after Israel reached a compromise with the Palestinian Authority and the Red Cross for prisoners to receive an additional family visit each month. A number of activities in the Palestinian terriritories were held in support of the prisoners, such as popular rallies and general strikes. This hunger strike is the largest Palestinian prisoners have ever launched, said Ghassan Khatib, a Palestinian politician and former vice president of Birzeit University.
  • United Nations repeats call on Israel to end occupation of Palestinian territories

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    In response to the U.N.'s call on Israel to end its occupation , the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump gave formal notice on Tuesday that it is reviewing its participation in the U.N. Construction in recent years has involved expanding existing settlements in the West Bank, with many countries warning it is gradually eating away at any chance of a two-state solution with the Palestinians .