Obama speaks about 'strange and uncertain times'

In the wake of the Trump-Putin conference, former U.S. President Barack Obama talks about “these uncertain times.”

  • Louise Redknapp looks amazing in chic tux jumpsuit and lace bra at ITV party
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    Louise Redknapp looks amazing in chic tux jumpsuit and lace bra at ITV party

    Louise Redknapp looked sensational on Tuesday evening at the ITV Palooza event at the Royal Festival Hall in London. The star wore a seriously chic outfit to the star-studded party, which celebrated the channel's shows. Louise always looks fabulous and her latest outfit was super-flattering – a fitted black silk tux-style jumpsuit with a lace bra underneath.

  • The special jewel Sarah Ferguson wore to Princess Eugenie's wedding - and no one noticed
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    The special jewel Sarah Ferguson wore to Princess Eugenie's wedding - and no one noticed

    Sarah, Duchess of York certainly stole the show at her daughter Princess Eugenie's wedding last week. In particular, we can't believe we missed her gorgeous bracelet - which was gold and had 'Eugenie' embossed on one side and 'Beatrice' on the other, highlighted with diamonds. The nude vintage Manolo Blahnik arm candy belonged to her mother Susan Barrantes, who carried it at her own wedding when she married Prince Andrew.

  • John Major rips into Boris Johnson and fellow Brexiteers, saying they'll never be forgiven
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    John Major rips into Boris Johnson and fellow Brexiteers, saying they'll never be forgiven

    Sir John Major has launched his most savage attack yet on Boris Johnson and Tory Brexiteers, claiming they will never be forgiven for their false promises. Speaking on the eve of a Brussels summit, at which Theresa May is battling to avoid a "no-deal" Brexit, Sir John said once people understood they had been deceived, those responsible would have "much to answer for".

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    See which stunning image won Wildlife Photographer of the Year

    The latest winners of the ‘Wildlife Photographer of the Year’ have been revealed – and they’re as impressive as ever. Now in its 55th year, the competition showcases the world’s best nature photography, and is run by the Natural History Museum. The 2018 contest attracted more than 45,000 entries from photographers across 95 countries. Here are 14 of the most spectacular winning entries.

  • Meghan Markle opens up about pregnancy symptoms - details
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    Meghan Markle opens up about pregnancy symptoms - details

    The Duchess of Sussex has spoken out for the first time about the symptoms she's feeling with her first pregnancy, revealing she's doing "pretty well" but is suffering a bit from tiredness. Meghan, who, with her husband Prince Harry, is embarking on her first full-scale official royal tour, told a fellow mother on Wednesday that so far she is “running on adrenaline”. As HELLO! reported previously, Meghan and Harry announced their wonderful news on Monday, shortly after the pair touched down in Sydney for the start of their exciting tour of Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand.

  • Emmerdale spoilers: Ross Barton's exit revealed as he plans to take this person with him?
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    Emmerdale spoilers: Ross Barton's exit revealed as he plans to take this person with him?

    Emmerdale fans have been anticipating Ross Barton's exit storyline for the past few months, when actor Michael Parr revealed his plans to quit the ITV soap earlier in the year. Elsewhere, Chas and Paddy struggle as they say a heartbreaking goodbye to their baby daughter Grace at her funeral, while Bernice's affair is threatened to be exposed when she is confronted by Kerry. Ross then suggests that they leave Emmerdale and make a fresh start.

  • Ross Kemp shuts down Piers Morgan in papoose debate
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    Ross Kemp shuts down Piers Morgan in papoose debate

    "It makes you more of a man because it shows you care."

  • What sort of consequences would a second referendum have?
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    What sort of consequences would a second referendum have?

    I feel ever more helpless: it is so obvious to me, a political layman, that we are heading for a total economic disaster with Brexit, not just for my generation but for my children and grandchildren. Our politicians seem blind to the danger of a no-deal Brexit. ...

  • Lisa Armstrong makes surprise appearance on It Takes Two following divorce from Ant McPartlin
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    Lisa Armstrong makes surprise appearance on It Takes Two following divorce from Ant McPartlin

    As Strictly Come Dancing's head of makeup, Lisa Armstrong knows more than a thing or two about creating show-stopping looks, and on Tuesday she was on hand to share her top tips with us all. Appearing on It Takes Two in a pre-recorded episode just hours after her divorce was finalised with ex-husband Ant McPartlin, Lisa starred alongside the show's hair supervisor Lisa Davey in a makeup masterclass segment. "We're here to show you how to recreate your favourite Strictly looks at home with ease," Lisa explained.

  • The unusual way Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes learned to stop snoring
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    The unusual way Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes learned to stop snoring

    Ruth Langsford has mastered an unusual technique to stop snoring – and you might want to take note if you, or someone you live with, is a snorer! The This Morning presenter shared a video as she learned special exercises to improve sleep on Instagram, while filming a new documentary series with husband Eamonn Holmes, called How to get a Good Night's Sleep. The clip showed Ruth practicing special tongue and breathing exercises, with the caption: "Did you know there are special exercises to help you stop snoring? Ruth's husband Eamonn admitted at the weekend that they both suffer sleep disorders, and have worked on this two-part documentary together as a result.

  • Car Stranded in Rushing Water During Flooding in Marble Falls, Texas
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    Car Stranded in Rushing Water During Flooding in Marble Falls, Texas

    Texas Governor Greg Abbott declared a state of disaster in 18 counties in central and south Texas on Tuesday, October 16, as severe flooding hit the state. The floods, brought on by heavy rainfall, forced the closure of several parks and lakes as authorities conducted search and rescue missions. This video shows a car trapped in floodwaters in Marble Falls, Texas. Credit: Dale Heath via Storyful

  • Prince Charles just made a surprising announcement ahead of his 70th birthday
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    Prince Charles just made a surprising announcement ahead of his 70th birthday

    Prince Charles has revealed he has taken on a very surprising new role ahead of his landmark 70th birthday – a magazine editorship! The Prince of Wales will guest edit a special edition of Country Life magazine, which will be published on his birthday November 14, it's been revealed. Charles' version of the magazine will reflect his passion for the countryside, as well as features on Clarence House, Highgrove Gardens, his Scottish estate Dumfries House and Countryside Champions, whose contribution to rural life the prince has chosen to celebrate. The Duchess of Cornwall has written about her support for the Medical Detection Dogs charity, and a British actress friend of Charles and Camilla will reportedly be interviewed about her illustrious career.

  • Michel Barnier ‘open to extending Brexit transition period by a year’
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    Michel Barnier ‘open to extending Brexit transition period by a year’

    Michel Barnier has reportedly said he is open to extending the Brexit transition period by a year. The European Union's Brexit negotiator could offer the extension in return for Theresa May accepting a “two-tier” backstop to avoid a border with Northern Ireland, EU diplomats told the Financial Times. It would allow Britain to remain in the customs union and single market beyond the scheduled end of the 21-month transition period in December 2020.

  • European car makers warn UK and EU on no-deal Brexit
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    European car makers warn UK and EU on no-deal Brexit

    Europe's car industry says a no-deal Brexit would "threaten" their business model.

  • Meghan Markle's maternity wardrobe: Australia royal tour
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    Meghan Markle's maternity wardrobe: Australia royal tour

    On Tuesday the Duke and Duchess of Sussex embarked on the first day of their official tour of Australia. The 16-day trip is filled with 76 engagements and will also see the couple travel to Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand. Not only is it the royal couple’s first official tour since getting married in May. But upon landing in Sydney, the couple also announced that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expecting their first child in spring 2019.

  • Russia to launch Soyuz rocket again, just days after catastrophic failed mission
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    Russia to launch Soyuz rocket again, just days after catastrophic failed mission

    Russia will launch its Soyuz rocket again, just days after a catastrophic failure that forced the astronauts on board into a crashing landing. The next mission will not include any people and instead carry a military satellite into space, according to the Interfax news agency, which cited a source in the space agency. Rocket launches have been suspended since Russian cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin and American astronaut Nick Hague had to abort their mission and perform an emergency landing after the Soyuz that was supposed to carry them to the International Space Station failed.

  • One of the people believed to have been involved in Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance reportedly identified as frequent travel companion of Mohammed bin Salman
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    One of the people believed to have been involved in Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance reportedly identified as frequent travel companion of Mohammed bin Salman

    One of the people suspected of being involved in the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi has been identified as a frequent travel companion of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, according to sources cited by The New York Times on Tuesday. One person named by Turkish authorities, Maher Abdulaziz Mutreb, has been photographed on trips with the Crown Prince this year, during his visits to Paris, Madrid, Boston, Massachusetts, and Houston, Texas.

  • Eric Dier insists England won't be bullied after 'putting marker down' with Sergio Ramos challenge
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    Eric Dier insists England won't be bullied after 'putting marker down' with Sergio Ramos challenge

    England midfielder Eric Dier believes he "put a marker down" with a crunching challenge on Sergio Ramos as the Three Lions won in Seville on Monday night. Dier was shown a yellow card for a superb 11th-minute tackle on the Spain captain inside the hosts' penalty area - much to the chagrin of the Tottenham man. Spain rallied after the break, with substitute Paco Alcacer pulling a goal back before Ramos grabbed a second with the last touch of the Nations League contest as the visitors secured a famous 3-2 success.

  • Donald Trump wants 'cutting edge' free trade deal with UK to start immediately after Brexit
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    Donald Trump wants 'cutting edge' free trade deal with UK to start immediately after Brexit

    US President Donald Trump has said he wants a “cutting edge” free trade deal with the UK to start immediately after Brexit. The Trump administration has announced it would like to start formal talks with the UK “as soon as it is ready” after Brexit day, on March 29. The trade agreement was hailed as “ambitious” in a letter, but could form a “deep trade and investment relationship” between the US and the UK.

  • Volkswagen e-Golf – long-term test: is the family hatchback still one of the best when it’s electrified?
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    Volkswagen e-Golf – long-term test: is the family hatchback still one of the best when it’s electrified?

    Our car: Volkswagen e-Golf List price when new: £32,730 (excluding PICG grant) Price as tested: £35,490 (excluding PICG grant) Official fuel economy: n/a

  • Prince William reveals the sweet hobby he wants to teach Prince George, so he can follow in his footsteps
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    Prince William reveals the sweet hobby he wants to teach Prince George, so he can follow in his footsteps

    Prince William has revealed the adorable activity he can picture himself teaching Prince George when he's a little older, during a reception at Buckingham Palace – where he chatted with explorer Martin Farr, who once took he and Prince Harry caving nearly ten years ago. The 67-year-old said of the conversation: "I took him caving in the Little Neath River Caves in south Wales in 1999 and 2000.

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    The Latest: Anna Burns wins Man Booker prize for 'Milkman'

    Anna Burns has won the prestigious Man Booker prize for fiction with "Milkman," a vibrant, violent story about men, women, power and conflict set during Northern Ireland's years of Catholic-Protestant violence. Burns is the first writer from Northern Ireland to win the 50,000 pound ($66,000) prize, and open to English-language authors from around the world.

  • Swiss lose competitiveness crown to U.S. in revamped global rankings
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    Swiss lose competitiveness crown to U.S. in revamped global rankings

    Switzerland's nine-year streak as the world's most competitive economy came to an end on Wednesday, dethroned by the United States in an annual league table published by the World Economic Forum (WEF). A root-and-branch revamp of the WEF's rankings, reoriented towards future technology-driven growth, pushed Switzerland into fourth place, with Singapore second and Germany third out of 140 countries, each marked on a scale from 0 to 100. "The U.S. scores 85.6 which essentially means it’s still about 14 points away from that frontier of competitiveness," said Saadia Zahidi, a member of the WEF's managing board.

  • YouTube breaks down for millions of users worldwide in rare outage
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    YouTube breaks down for millions of users worldwide in rare outage

    YouTube experienced a blackout in the early hours of October 16 (UK timezone), with millions of users worldwide reporting that videos were not loading for them. On Twitter, YouTube issued a statement after about an hour that the problem was resolved. “We’re back! Thanks for all of your patience. If you continue to experience issues, please let us know,” the tweet read. The issue, however, was not identified.

  • The legendary Stinger missile is getting an upgrade that will make it more lethal
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    The legendary Stinger missile is getting an upgrade that will make it more lethal

    The Stinger missile is America's premier short-range air defense weapon, featuring in-flight guidance and an almost 7-pound warhead that sends shrapnel ripping through planes, helicopters, and pretty much anything else flying low. Recently, the missile's manufacturer has created a new proximity fuse for the weapon — and it just passed qualification testing with flying colors. The Stinger is a hit-to-kill weapon, meaning it always tries to physically impact the enemy target before it goes off.