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 Brexit Update- Clash over whether BBC or ITV will host debate between party Leaders Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn 

Ahead of the debate set to go live on the 9th of December, Theresa May has accepted the BBC’s invitation to host while Corbyn says he would prefer ITV..

 

 APPG on British Muslims defines Islamophobia in new report-

 Islamophobia is rooted in racism and is a type of racism that targets expressions of Muslimness or perceived Muslimness.”

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on British Muslims found that “prevalent” Islamophobia was driving division, hate crime and even terror attacks.

 Two young Syrian refugees in Huddersfield school are attacked by bullies, the attacker charged 

Videos of two young Syrian refugees being bullied emerged on social media. The public galvanised efforts and raised money for the support of their family. The online appeal set up to help the family topped £130,000 in 24 hours.

US Strike in Helmand kills 23

A US airstrike in Afghanistan on Tuesday killed as many as 23 civilians, with most victims women and children, the UN says. The strike on a compound in Helmand province was called in during a joint operation between Afghan and US forces. Investigators said up to 10 children and eight women may have been killed. US forces say they are investigating.

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