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    May seeks to revise Brexit deal but EU rules out changes

    Agence-France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on January 31, 2019

    British prime minister Theresa May is pinning Brexit hopes on fresh talks with EU leaders after winning a mandate from lawmakers to try to renegotiate...

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    British MPs back baby leave proxy voting

    Agence-France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on January 30, 2019

    British lawmakers have approved a year-long trial of proxy voting for MPs on parental leave from Tuesday.MPs have been discussing the idea for several months...

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    EU urges internet firms to intensify fake news fight

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 05:02pm on January 29, 2019

    The EU on Tuesday urged advertising trade associations and US internet giants to intensify the fight against disinformation campaigns from suspects such as Russia, ahead...

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    Thousands protest in France, Belgium over climate crisis

    Agence-France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 03:43am on January 29, 2019

    Tens of thousands of people marched across France and in Belgium on Sunday to protest the lack of state action to halt climate change....

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    Corbyn’s Brexit stance loses support with young

    Reuters . Edinburgh | Updated at 03:38am on January 29, 2019

    The Brexit stance taken by the opposition Labour Party is losing it support among young people while only 12 per cent of people in its...

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    Britain seeks greater control of Brexit

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:51am on January 28, 2019

    After British MPs rejected prime minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, they will vote Tuesday on what they want her to do next. The House of...

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    ‘Listen to Europe,’ Dublin tells UK MPs

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on January 28, 2019

    British MPs seeking to pressure prime minister Theresa May this week to renegotiate her Brexit deal should heed EU warnings that it will not succeed,...

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    ‘Yellow vests’ back on streets to challenge Macron

    Agence-France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on January 28, 2019

    Thousands of ‘yellow vest’ protesters returned to the streets of France Saturday to protest against president Emmanuel Macron’s policies, clashing with police in several cities...

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    UK's prince Philip apologises to woman injured in car accident

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:26pm on January 27, 2019

    Britain's prince Philip has said he is ‘deeply sorry’ about the injury suffered by a woman in a car crash he was involved in over...

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    Germany should phase out coal mining by 2038

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 12:39am on January 27, 2019

    Germany should end all coal mining for electricity production by 2038, a government-appointed commission said Saturday, laying out a roadmap to phase out the polluting...

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