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Saudi-led coalition to allow evacuation of wounded Yemen rebels

Britain says coalition will permit the UN to oversee a Houthi medical evacuation

Jeremy Hunt, the UK foreign secretary, has given an upbeat assessment of the chances of political talks and a ceasefire in the four-year Yemen civil war after a visit to Riyadh ended with Saudi Arabia agreeing to allow some wounded Houthi rebels to be evacuated.

Man charged after crossbow murder of pregnant woman in east London

Ramanodge Unmathallegadoo in court after Devi Unmathallegadoo killed in Ilford

A man has appeared in court charged with murder after a pregnant woman was killed with a crossbow at her home in east London.

Ramanodge Unmathallegadoo appeared at Barkingside magistrates court on Tuesday charged with the murder of Devi Unmathallegadoo and will appear at the Old Bailey on 15 November.

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EU ratchets up pressure on UK with no-deal visa proposal

Commission says Britons will only be given short visa-free visits if policy is reciprocated by UK

The EU has ratcheted up the pressure on Theresa May by publishing a fresh batch of no-deal plans including the warning that it will only allow UK nationals to make short visa-free visits to EU destinations if the policy is reciprocated by the British government.

Italy expected to defy EU request to present revised budget

Government intends to stick with big-spending strategy in bid to fulfil election promises

The Italian government is expected to snub a request to present a revised draft budget for 2019 to the European commission, as it defiantly pursues its big-spending strategy.

In recent weeks leaders of the coalition government have repeatedly said they would “respond to the needs of the Italian people” – and not the EU – as they strive to fulfil election campaign promises including a universal basic income, tax cuts and lowering the retirement age.

'Appalling' Khashoggi audio shocked Saudi intelligence – Erdoğan

Turkish president keeps up pressure on Saudi crown prince, as pro-government paper publishes x-rays of hit team’s luggage

Audio evidence related to the killing of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi contains appalling details of the crime, the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has said, as he continues to pile pressure on the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman.