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    UK PM May avoids London wipeout in local elections

    Reuters | Updated at 11:20am on May 04, 2018

    Prime minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party avoided a wipeout in London local elections and eked out gains in Brexit-supporting regions elsewhere, early results on Friday...

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    Swedish Academy to announce today whether it will delay Nobel literature prize

    Reuters . Stockholm | Updated at 11:05pm on May 03, 2018

    The Swedish Academy will announce today (Friday) whether or not it will postpone awarding the Nobel Prize for Literature this year following a controversy over...

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    Nine out of 10 people breathing polluted air: WHO

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 01:08pm on May 02, 2018

    More than 90 per cent of the global population is breathing in high levels of pollutants, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, blaming poor air...

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    Macron reiterates need to keep Iran nuclear deal

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:22am on May 02, 2018

    French leader Emmanuel Macron reinforced Wednesday his commitment to the Iran nuclear deal, saying no one wants an escalation of tensions in the region, while...

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    Chaos and colour in May Day rallies across globe

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:05am on May 02, 2018

    Hundreds of masked and hooded anarchists smashed shop windows, torched cars and hurled cobblestones at riot police on Tuesday, hijacking a May Day rally by...

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    Trying to end scandal, Britain's May appoints Javid as interior minister

    Reuters | Updated at 09:35am on April 30, 2018

    Britain’s new interior minister Sajid Javid said on Monday his most urgent task was to ensure that the so-called Windrush migrants are treated fairly after...

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    UK MPs urge Leeds Utd to scrap Myanmar tour

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:27am on April 28, 2018

    Five British lawmakers who represent the city of Leeds have written to Leeds United owner Andrea Radrizzani, urging him to reconsider the club’s planned post-season...

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    EU to ban bee killing pesticides

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 12:07am on April 28, 2018

    The EU on Friday backed an almost total ban on insecticides blamed for killing off bee populations, in a move hailed by environmentalists as a...

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    Big protests expected as Trump UK visit in July confirmed

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:46am on April 27, 2018

    US president Donald Trump will make a long-awaited visit to Britain on July 13, Downing Street announced Thursday, his first since taking power...

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    EU extends Myanmar arms embargo

    Reuters . Brussels | Updated at 11:28pm on April 26, 2018

    The European Union on Thursday extended its arms embargo against Myanmar, following human rights violations in the country, and was preparing sanctions against individual army...

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