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Briefing – Saturday 25th August 2018

US President Donald Trump has asked his secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, to postpone his scheduled trip to North Korea. Trump stated that denuclearisation has not made “sufficient progress” recently and has told Mr Pompeo not to go.

Jeremy Corbyn has been reported to the parliamentary standards watchdog by the Conservatives over his comments about “Zionists” in Britain. Mr Corbyn made the comments at a conference in 2013, and a video of the event was recently found and published by MailOnline.

And in other news….

Pope Francis has landed in Dublin for a historic visit. The visit, due to last two days, is the first by a pope in nearly 40 years.

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