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Cameron and Khan set to join forces for Remain campaign

Cameron and Khan will spearhead the Remain campaign together on Monday. Credit: PA

Prime Minister David Cameron and newly elected London Mayor Sadiq Khan are set to join forces for the first time today as they put on a united front as part of the EU Remain campaign.

It comes just weeks after Labour MPs accused the PM of being a "racist" for his personalised attacks on the winner of the race for City Hall.

The pair will jointly launch the Britain Stronger In Europe battle bus as well as a guarantee card - outlining five key pledges voters can expect to be adhered to should the country choose to stay in the EU - as part of a drive to get voters to opt to 'Remain'.


'Mistake to question PM's integrity', says Out campaigner

Out campaigner Frank Field has questioned the tactics used by fellow Vote Leave advocates. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA

A leading advocate for Britain leaving the EU has condemned the use of personal attacks on David Cameron by the Brexit camp saying it has been a "mistake" to question the PM's integrity.

Frank Field, a former Labour minister, told BBC Radio Four's Westminster Hour: "The first mistake I think our side has made has been to question the Prime Minister's integrity. I think it's a mistake to put your sticky fingers into people's souls and say they're debasing public life.

"I think it would be very good for our Out campaign to actually concentrate on issues and not on the integrity of the other side."

It came as Cameron came under fire from Conservative colleagues with senior Vote Leave campaigners branding him "corrosive".


'Special operation' underway to find kidnapped footballer

Alan Pulido has been missing since Saturday evening. Credit: REUTERS/Henry Romero

A "special operation" is currently underway in Mexico to find kidnapped footballer Alan Pulido, officials confirmed.

Officials in Tamaulipas said a 'special operation' was currently underway. Credit: Twitter

Pulido, 25, a forward for Greek team Olympiacos, disappeared from his hometown of Ciudad Victoria on Saturday night after reportedly being "intercepted by armed people after leaving a party", according to the local state prosecutor.

Ciudad Victoria is a town in Mexico's northern state of Tamaulipas which sits on the border with the U.S. state of Texas.

Syria negotiator quits over failure of UN peace talks

Mr Alloush said the UN-backed talks had failed to ease the plight of Syrians in rebel-held areas. Credit: Reuters

The chief peace negotiator of Syria's mainstream opposition has resigned over the failure of UN-backed talks in Geneva to reach a political settlement and ease the plight of Syrians in rebel-held areas.

Mohamed Alloush said in a statement that the talks had also failed to secure the release of thousands of detainees, or to push Syria towards a political transition without President Bashar al-Assad.

Mr Alloush is also the representative of the powerful Jaish al Islam rebel faction in the Saudi-based High Negotiations Committee,

The UN-backed parties have not set a date for the resumption of the peace talks after the High Negotiations Committee suspended their participation until the situation on the ground in Syria has radically changed.

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