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Your morning briefing: What you should know for Tuesday, October 22

PM in remaining push to ram via Brexit deal

Boris Johnson will at present launch his remaining bid to safe Brexit by the looming Halloween deadline.

The Prime Minister is to try to drive laws via the Commons in simply three days.

The Government printed its Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB), forward of the start of a key Commons debate at present.

Ministers insisted they’re assured they’ve the numbers to get it via, regardless of their defeat in Saturday’s particular sitting.

If MPs again it then the UK may in principle depart the EU on October 31.

But many are deeply sad that there’s so little time for detailed scrutiny of such an necessary Bill.

Shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer accused Mr Johnson of attempting to “bounce” MPs into supporting a plan that was “deeply flawed”.

Trudeau’s Liberal Party retains energy, Canada election projections present

Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party has retained energy however will kind a minority authorities, in response to projections within the Canadian election.

The Liberals had been main or elected in 146 out of 304 electoral districts that head reported outcomes early this morning.

Mr Trudeau would wish to win 170 seats to safe a second majority authorities.

A minority authorities would go away Mr Trudeau in a weakened place and needing the help of left-leaning opposition events.

Facebook ‘takes down Russian troll operation focusing on US election’

Facebook has dismantled a brand new Russian interference operation that was focusing on the 2020 US presidential elections, the corporate mentioned.

The social media big’s head of cybersecurity mentioned the operation seemed to be linked to troll company the Internet Research Agency.

Some 50 Instagram accounts and one Facebook that originated in Russia had been eliminated.

The agency mentioned the marketing campaign had the hallmarks of a “well-resourced” operation.

Murder arrest after teenagers fatally stabbed at home get together

A person has been arrested on suspicion of homicide after two youngsters had been fatally stabbed at a home get together in Milton Keynes.

The 21-year-old man was arrested final night time after the 2 17-year-olds had been knifed shortly earlier than midnight on Saturday.

One of the victims died on the scene. The different was rushed to hospital however died within the early hours of Sunday.

Formal identification has not but taken place, however the victims have been named regionally as Dom Ansah and Ben Gillham-Rice.

 

Most harmful superstar title to look on-line revealed

Caroline Flack is essentially the most harmful superstar title to look for on-line within the UK, a number one cybersecurity agency has revealed.

Anti-virus firm McAfee mentioned web searches for the Love Island host generate outcomes pointing to the riskiest of internet sites.

Each yr the agency evaluates which celebrities produce essentially the most outcomes that would result in malicious web sites

Former Xtra Factor host Flack topped the record forward of Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams and actor James Corden.

On today…

1797: The first parachute descent was made, over the Parc Monceau in Paris, by Andre-Jacques Garnerin, from a balloon.

1811: Franz Liszt, composer – creator of the symphonic poem – and piano virtuoso was born close to Sopron, Hungary, in what was then the Austrian Empire.

1881: The first version of the British journal Tit-Bits was printed.

1883: The Metropolitan Opera House in New York opened with a efficiency of Gounod’s Faust.

1910: American-born Dr Hawley Crippen was convicted on the Old Bailey of poisoning his spouse Cora. He was hanged on November 23 at Pentonville Prison.

1937: The Duke and Duchess of Windsor arrived in Berlin to fulfill Hitler, examine housing circumstances and listen to a live performance by the Nazi District Orchestra.

1966: KGB master-spy George Blake escaped from Wormwood Scrubs the place he was serving a 40-year sentence.

1974: A bomb exploded in Brooks Club in London, close to a restaurant the place opposition chief of the time Edward Heath was eating.

1987: The first quantity of the Gutenberg Bible was offered in New York for £3.26-million, changing into the most costly printed ebook ever offered at public sale.

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