Turkey elections 2018: Erdoğan faces challenge from Ince – live updates
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Turkey elections 2018: Erdoğan faces challenge from Ince – live updates

2.23pm BST14:23 The Guardian’s Istanbul correspondent, Kareem Shaheen, is at one of the polling stations in Kasimpasa, the Istanbul neighborhood where President Erdoğan grew up. “I voted for Tayyip Erdoğan,” said Yaşar Ayhan, 52, a former barber of the president when he was mayor of Istanbul. “We are proud of him. He’s not only a…

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European leaders urged to guarantee safe ports for migrants
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European leaders urged to guarantee safe ports for migrants

Charities operating search-and-rescue missions in the Mediterranean have called on European leaders to urgently guarantee safe ports for migrants and refugees, warning the political standoff is already costing lives. As EU leaders met on Sunday for an emergency summit on migration, a week after 630 people rescued by the Aquarius ship arrived in Spain having…

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World Cup 2018: England v Panama – live!
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World Cup 2018: England v Panama – live!

2.23pm BST14:23 65 min “I note you’d rather England play Mexico further down the line,” says Rob Marriott. “Isn’t that a bit like the presumptuousness that did for England two years ago? Mexico have been magnificent.” They have, and that’s why last night I impetuously bought their kit to wear during five-a-side, but you’d still…

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Jeremy Hunt hits back at Airbus over Brexit warnings on jobs
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Jeremy Hunt hits back at Airbus over Brexit warnings on jobs

Jeremy Hunt has called warnings from Airbus about the UK’s Brexit strategy “completely inappropriate”, saying the government should ignore “siren voices”. In the most bullish comments from a cabinet minister since the intervention by the aerospace company’s chief executive, Hunt said businesses sounding the alarm about job losses risked undermining the government at a key…

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Tit-for-tat tariff battle could spark downturn in global economy – BIS
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Tit-for-tat tariff battle could spark downturn in global economy – BIS

An escalation of protectionist measures could spark a fresh downturn just as the global economy is picking itself up after the last one, the international body that represents the world’s central banks has warned. The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) said there were already signs that “the ratcheting up of rhetoric” was weighing on investment.…

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Grayling accused of ‘running scared’ after pulling out of north-west transport summit
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Grayling accused of ‘running scared’ after pulling out of north-west transport summit

Chris Grayling has been accused of “running scared” after he pulled out of a key transport summit in Manchester because it clashes with a House of Commons vote on Heathrow expansion. The transport secretary had been due to appear at the Place North West conference on Monday alongside political leaders from across the region following…

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