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    May warns of catastrophe if MPs don’t back Brexit deal

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on January 14, 2019

    British prime minister Theresa May on Sunday warned MPs preparing to vote down her EU divorce deal that failing to deliver Brexit would be a...

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    May warns of catastrophe if lawmakers don’t back Brexit deal

    Reuters . London | Updated at 01:34pm on January 13, 2019

    British prime minister Theresa May has warned lawmakers that failure to back her plan to leave the European Union would be catastrophic for Britain, in...

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    Pompeo says US, Poland plan global meeting to pressure Iran

    Agence France-Presse . Abu Dhabi | Updated at 03:24am on January 13, 2019

    The United States and Poland will hold an international meeting on the Middle East that will seek to build pressure on Iran next month, secretary...

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    France vows tough response

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 03:21am on January 13, 2019

    France braced for a fresh round of ‘yellow vest’ protests across the country on Saturday, with the authorities vowing zero tolerance for violence after weekly...

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    Several injured in powerful blast at Paris bakery

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on January 13, 2019

    A powerful explosion destroyed a bakery in central Paris on Saturday morning, injuring several people and blowing out dozens of nearby windows after a suspected...

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    Oceans warming faster than expected, set heat record in 2018

    Reuters . Oslo | Updated at 02:38am on January 12, 2019

    The oceans are warming faster than previously estimated, setting a new temperature record in 2018 in a trend that is damaging marine life, scientists said...

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    Corbyn calls for election to end Brexit impasse

    Agence France-Presse . Wakefield | Updated at 12:00am on January 11, 2019

    Britain’s main opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn on Thursday called for a general election to resolve the current deadlock in parliament over Brexit, arguing that he...

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    Meghan takes royal roles at UK charities for women and animals

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on January 11, 2019

    Meghan Markle, wife of Britain’s prince Harry, announced on Thursday she would become patron of four organisations to champion causes close to her heart, including...

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    WHO study likens palm oil lobbying to tobacco, alcohol industries

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 01:04am on January 10, 2019

    The palm oil industry is deploying tactics similar to those of the alcohol and tobacco industries to influence research into the health effects of its...

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    Setbacks for May as MPs debate Brexit deal

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on January 10, 2019

    British MPs on Wednesday begin five days of debate ahead of a historic delayed vote on prime minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, a day after...

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