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    May’s plea for EU help cast as failure at home

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    British prime minister Theresa May’s attempt to win assurances from the European Union on her Brexit deal was cast by opponents on Friday as a...

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    Blair sees another Brexit referendum

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    Former prime minister Tony Blair said a second Brexit referendum is now the most likely outcome because plans to leave the European Union face deadlock...

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    Strasbourg Christmas market gunman shot dead by French police

    Agence France-Presse . Strasbourg | Updated at 11:06am on December 14, 2018

    The gunman who killed three people at a Christmas market in Strasbourg was shot dead by French police on Thursday as the Islamic State jihadist...

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    May survives confidence vote

    Agence-France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on December 14, 2018

    British prime minister Theresa May on Wednesday survived a confidence vote by her own MPs but lost the support of one third of her colleagues,...

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    French govt urges end to protests after Strasbourg attack

    Agence France-Presse . Strasbourg | Updated at 12:00am on December 14, 2018

    The French government on Thursday urged ‘yellow vest’ protesters not to hold another round of demonstrations this weekend as police hunted for a second day...

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    Ankara train crash leaves nine dead, 47 injured

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 02:19pm on December 13, 2018

    Seven people were killed after a high-speed train crashed into a locomotive in the Turkish capital on Thursday, the Ankara governor's office said, revising an...

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    Theresa May wins Conservative Party vote of confidence

    Reuters . London | Updated at 03:12am on December 13, 2018

    British prime minister Theresa May won a confidence vote from her party on Wednesday but 117 of her lawmakers said she was no longer the...

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    Climate talks must be rescued from failure, warns UN chief

    Agence France-Presse . Katowice, Poland | Updated at 02:15am on December 13, 2018

    ‘Key political issues’ deadlocking UN climate talks ‘remain unresolved’, UN secretary general Antonio Guterres warned Wednesday after an unscheduled stop at the troubled negotiations in...

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    PM May pledges to quit before next UK election

    Reuters . London | Updated at 02:14am on December 13, 2018

    British prime minister Theresa May promised on Wednesday to step down before the next parliamentary election due in 2022, hoping to win over wavering lawmakers...

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    Small islands plead for action at UN climate talks

    Agence France-Presse . Katowice, Poland | Updated at 12:45am on December 13, 2018

    Ministers from nations imperilled by rising seas and temperatures on Tuesday called for drastic action at UN climate talks deadlocked over a refusal by big...

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