A key adviser has said that US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney would back Israeli military strike against Iran nuclear programme, according to the Associated Press.
The visit is the latest part of a three-nation trip that includes Britain and Poland.
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The M20 in Kent is shut between junctions 10 and 9 of the London-bound carriageway near Ashford. A body was found there last night.
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The profit hike comes despite a mammoth £1.7 billion hit from the payment protection insurance (PPI) mis-selling scandal last year.