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Tom Richmond: Theresa May’s leadership on Syria leaves Jeremy Corbyn under fire

BY all accounts, Theresa May was warned by Brexit Secretary David Davis – and others – that she would pay a political price for authorising airstrikes against Syria without Parliament’s prior approval.

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Russian military police officers check a weapons factory left behind by members of the Army of Islam group, in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria.

Bernard Ingham: If Commonwealth took on apartheid, why not Assad?

Kingdoms, courts and cats all perish, they say. So do empires. Indeed, General Glubb Pasha, commander of the Arab Legion, claimed that the past 3,000 years show that they last on average only 250 years.

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Protesters during a demonstration against military intervention in Syria in Parliament Square, London.

Hilary Benn: There are no easy choices on Syria - but MPs must make the call

THERE will not be any victors in the war in Syria; there are only victims – the 400,000 or so whose lives have been lost and the many others whose lives have been changed by the injuries they have suffered.

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The Yorkshire towns and cities named on hit list of Russia's nuclear targets in UK

Several Yorkshire towns and cities have been named on a hit list of Russia's nuclear targets in the UK.

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Is migration good for Britain?

YP Letters: History teaches us it is wrong to stir up immigration fears

From: Dave Brown, head of Migration Yorkshire.

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Was Theresa May right to take action in Syria without a Parliamentary vote? (PA).

The Yorkshire Post says: May defends Syria strikes - PM says decision was right one

The Prime Minister has put forward a compelling case to MPs, outlining why it was “legally and morally right” for the UK to join air strikes against the Syrian regime in order to alleviate human suffering and significantly reduce its ability to carry out such abhorrent attacks in the future.

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Dona;d Trump's use of the term 'fake news' is undermining democracy - and the media.

Andrew Vine: Truth be told – fake news is threatening democracy

THERE’S an irritating and rather nasty fake news story currently pursuing me around the internet.

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Were Saturday's airstrikes against Syria justified?

YP Letters: Tactical failings as Trump fires warning shots at Syria

From: Karl Sheridan, Old Lea, Holme upon Spalding Moor.

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Image provided by the U.S. Navy via AP of the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) firing a Tomahawk land attack missile.

What happens next will be worrying - a Yorkshire peace expert gives his take on the Syrian air strikes

Yorkshire has been reacting to the last night's air attack on Syria by the United Kingdom, France and America which has divided the House of Commons.

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A service of remembrance at Headingley's war memorial.

YP Letters: Wartime tale of bravery and tragedy

From: Michael S Potts, Parkgate, Wirral.

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The RAF could soon be deployed in Syria.

The Yorkshire Post says: May’s method over Syria war. Trump tweets undermine PM

THERE is a growing sense that Britain will be involved in military action against Syria after the appalling Assad regime’s reported use of chemical weapons against its own people – these are war crimes that have been escalating in their severity ever since Barack Obama failed to enforce his threats when his ‘red lines’ were breached.

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the submarine HMS Astute could be deployed by the Ministry of Defence against Syria, but will military intervention work?

Bill Carmichael: Why the West can do little about Syria

TODAY’S events have the feeling of something from the height of the Cold War more than half a century ago.

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This image made from video released by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a medical worker giving toddlers oxygen through respirators following an alleged poison gas attack in the opposition-held town of Douma, in eastern Ghouta, near Damascus, Syria.

Chris Bond: From Arab Spring hopes to the tragic ruin of Syria

WE don’t see or hear the phrase “Arab Spring” any more. It has disappeared into the ether and, with it, the brief flickering of hope and optimism it symbolised.

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This image made from video released by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a medical worker giving toddlers oxygen through respirators following an alleged poison gas attack in the opposition-held town of Douma, in eastern Ghouta, near Damascus, Syria.

The Yorkshire Post says: Theresa May’s dilemma over Syria crisis. Will airstrikes ease suffering?

THE TRAGIC people of Syria have already waited for years for the West to halt a bloody civil war that has seen tens of thousands of lives lost – and countless crimes against humanity.

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Conservative MP Andrew Percy opposed strikes against Assad in 2013 but would back them now.

Boost for Theresa May as former Tory opponent of air strikes against Syria backs military action as Trump warns missiles 'will be coming'

A Conservative MP who rejected air strikes against Syria in 2013 has backed military action now as Donald Trump and Theresa May moved closer to intervention.

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Most people, say Bernard Ingham, have never had it so good, Harold Macmillan's adage of 1959.

Bernard Ingham: Never had it so good – but we’re crippled by malaise

LIKE most of my generation, I was brought up to leave this planet in a better condition than I found it. Now, like Wordsworth, it “much grieves my heart to think what man has made of man”, notably in Syria. We have failed miserably.

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Soldiers in protective clothing investigating the nerve agent attack against Russian double agent Sergei Skripal.

GP Taylor: We kill traitors – so what if Russia tries the same?

SALLY Jones was vaporised by an American missile whilst fighting for Daesh – the so-called Islamic State – in Syria last year. There was nothing left of the “White Widow” and possibly her young son. She was the target of an American air strike and the world rejoiced. A terrorist had been neutralised.

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Jarvis Cocker, as he told the tree protesters: 'I salute you'. Picture: Dean Atkins

'I salute you,' Jarvis Cocker tells Sheffield tree protesters as they march on city hall

'I salute you' - that was the message from Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker as he returned to Sheffield to join hundreds of tree protesters in a march to the City Hall.
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Doncaster prisoners are being rated according to their chances of being involved in violence and disturbances, as part of a new scheme to tackle the jails safety crisis.

Prisoners rated over their chances of being involved in violence under new scheme piloted at HMP Doncaster

Doncaster prisoners are being rated according to their chances of being involved in violence and disturbances, as part of a new scheme to tackle the jails safety crisis.

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Salman Abedi.

Britain contacted a banned Islamist militant group during 2011 Libyan civil war which is said to have links with Manchester terror attacker Salman Abedi

British authorities are “likely” during the 2011 Libyan civil war to have contacted a banned Islamist militant group said to have links to Manchester terror attacker Salman Abedi.

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