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    May’s Brexit deal faces fresh blow

    Reuters . London | Updated at 01:07am on March 30, 2019

    Lawmakers rejected prime minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal for a third time on Friday, sounding its probable death knell and leaving Britain’s withdrawal from the...

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    Pope enacts new legislation to prevent child abuse

    Reuters . Vatican City | Updated at 12:00am on March 30, 2019

    Pope Francis on Friday enacted sweeping new legislation to protect children from sexual abuse within the Vatican and other Holy See institutions in Rome as...

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    Macron aims to build Green front

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on March 30, 2019

    French president Emmanuel Macron has set his sights on the green vote in May’s European elections, aiming to tap into deepening environmental concerns to build...

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    UK MPs reject Brexit deal for third time

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 09:46pm on March 29, 2019

    British MPs on Friday rejected prime minister Theresa May’s EU divorce deal for a third time, opening the way for a long delay to Brexit...

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    UK lawmakers poised for pivotal vote on May's Brexit deal

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:23am on March 29, 2019

    MPs are set for a momentous third vote Friday on prime minister Theresa May's Brexit deal, which could end a months-long political crisis or risk...

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    EU lawmakers back ban on single-use plastics, set standard for world

    Reuters . Strasbourg | Updated at 01:44am on March 29, 2019

    Single-use plastic items such as straws, forks and knives as well as cotton buds will be banned in the European Union by 2021 following a...

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    May seeks third vote in Brexit crisis

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:18am on March 29, 2019

    The British government said it intended to put prime minister Theresa May’s twice-rejected Brexit deal to a third parliamentary vote on Friday to avoid a...

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    Global database maps fashion factories to crack down on slavery

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:49am on March 29, 2019

    A fashion data organisation aims to crack down on slavery and worker abuse by mapping every clothing and footwear factory in the world, with a...

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    UK PM says she will quit if Brexit deal passed

    Reuters . London | Updated at 02:04am on March 28, 2019

    British prime minister Theresa May said on Wednesday she would quit if her twice-defeated EU divorce deal passes at the third attempt, making a last-ditch...

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    May says she will quit if Brexit deal passed

    Reuters . London | Updated at 11:50pm on March 27, 2019

    British prime minister Theresa May said on Wednesday she would quit if her twice-defeated EU divorce deal passes at the third attempt, making a last-ditch...

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