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    May pushes for Brexit deal with new timetable

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on March 24, 2019

    British prime minister Theresa May tried to persuade MPs to back the EU divorce deal, seeking to build bridges after lashing out at lawmakers for...

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    Five mosques vandalised in Birmingham

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:14am on March 22, 2019

    A sledgehammer-wielding man was seen smashing windows at two mosques in Britain’s second city Birmingham and three more have been similarly vandalised overnight, the police...

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    700,000 sign UK petition to stay in EU

    Reutes . London | Updated at 12:00am on March 22, 2019

    More than 700,000 people have rushed to sign a petition on the British parliament’s web site calling for the government to revoke its divorce notice...

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    Impassioned May seeks Brexit extension to June 30

    Reuters . London | Updated at 02:09pm on March 21, 2019

    British prime minister Theresa May made an impassioned appeal to British lawmakers to support her on Wednesday after the European Union said it could only...

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    Finland tops world happiness rankings: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Helsinki | Updated at 01:22am on March 21, 2019

    Finland ranked as the world’s happiest country for the second year running while war-torn South Sudan sank to the least contented in a United Nations...

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    Karadzic handed life sentence for Bosnia war crimes

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 12:00am on March 21, 2019

    Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic will spend the rest of his life in jail for the ‘sheer scale and systematic cruelty’ of his crimes...

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    May seeks brief Brexit delay from hesitant EU

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on March 21, 2019

    Prime minister Theresa May asked sceptical EU leaders on Wednesday to delay Brexit until June 30 as Britain’s political crisis deepened just nine days before...

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    Dutch quiz 3 over tram attack

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2019

    Dutch police on Tuesday questioned the Turkish-born suspect in a deadly shooting on a tram in the city of Utrecht and two other people arrested...

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    Macron debates for record 8 hours

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2019

    French president Emmanuel Macron has set a new personal record for talking during a public appearance by debating for more than eight hours with intellectuals...

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    Cancer deaths falling in EU

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2019

    The death rate from cancer has been falling for half a decade in the EU, researchers said Tuesday, although the overall number is expected to...

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