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20 Jun 1:45pm In Trump's trade war, it's the developing economies caught in the crossfire that we should worry about
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Capital Economics estimates that the country most affected is Taiwan, which supplies about 10 per cent of Chinese imports of intermediate goods
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Today's report has shed a light on what happened at Gosport Memorial War Hospital – the question now is why it happened 20 Jun 1:04pm Today's report has shed a light on what happened at Gosport Memorial War Hospital – the question now is why it happened
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When relatives objected they were consistently let down by those in authority. There would seem to be a culture of misplaced faith in the integrity and professionalism of those responsible for clinical 'care'
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20 Jun 12:56pm Today's vote will change the face of the internet forever, from an open platform to a place where anything can be removed without warning
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The idea of instituting a regime of petty everyday censorship, that randomly and unfairly damages campaigns, artists and the denizens of the Internet, ought to fill you with rage
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20 Jun 12:38pm Theresa May's narrow win in the Commons today has not strengthened her position when it comes to Brexit
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May probably calculated it was better to go down fighting the pro-Europeans over the 'meaningful vote' rather than to cave in and anger hardline Brexiteers. The danger is that in trying to hold her party together, she alienates both its factions
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20 Jun 12:28pm An MP was wheeled through the voting lobbies, high on morphine and carrying a sick bucket, the moment Brexit lost the dignity it never had
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The meaningful vote on the meaningful vote on Brexit still went ahead – it's just that it had been stripped first of its meaning, and then of its basic dignity
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20 Jun 11:58am Macron's massive fall from grace is perfectly encapsulated in the video of him humiliating a schoolboy
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Lip-quivering reactionaries – and there are many in France – praised Macron for his uncompromising stand about 'respect'. In fact, the word 'respect' is frequently used as a euphemism for unthinking deference in the country
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The world must condemn the US on its child separation policy 20 Jun 10:57am The world must condemn the US on its child separation policy
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Please send your letters to letters@independent.co.uk
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Love Island's Adam is the kind of guy we all have bad memories of 20 Jun 10:22am Love Island's Adam is the kind of guy we all have bad memories of
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Anyone going on the show must be aware that most contestants are motivated by fame, endorsements and adulation - but even in this context Adam's behaviour was unacceptable
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20 Jun 9:32am I'm nearly 100 years old, I saw the 1945 refugee crisis firsthand – and I need people to listen to my warning
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I cannot sit back in good conscience while the world my generation built is left to turn feral in the hands of right-wing populists and indifferent capitalists
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20 Jun 8:24am The US has a point leaving the UN Human Rights Council, even if Donald Trump's reasoning is flawed
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The withdrawal surely has much more to do with an ideological distaste for multilateral engagement than a belief that the body is beyond repair – it's another symbol of the America First policy Trump campaigned on
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While we discuss cannabis oil, we should remember that the government is blocking life-saving research using MDMA and magic mushrooms too 20 Jun 5:40am While we discuss cannabis oil, we should remember that the government is blocking life-saving research using MDMA and magic mushrooms too
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The government makes it intentionally difficult for researchers to work with drugs like MDMA and psilocybin despite the fact that these drugs could be potential life-savers for those with psychological trauma – that's as important as cannabis oil for epilepsy is
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