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    Britain votes in divisive Brexit election

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:49am on December 13, 2019

    Britain voted on Thursday in a deeply divisive election that posed a historic choice between an imminent split from the European Union or another referendum...

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    Trump says Greta should ‘chill,’ go to movies

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:45pm on December 12, 2019

    US president Donald Trump on Thursday slammed Time magazine’s naming of Greta Thunberg as 2019 Person of the Year, saying the climate activist should ‘chill’...

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    European Union leaders braced for climate clash

    Agence France-Presse. Brussels | Updated at 05:07pm on December 12, 2019

    European Union leaders met without a British colleague on Thursday, but their departing neighbour’s absence will not make agreeing a budget any easier. While the...

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    Britain goes to polls to determine future of Brexit

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 02:47pm on December 12, 2019

    Britain went to the polls on Thursday to determine the immediate future of Brexit, in a vote described as the most important in a generation...

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    Polls tighten on eve of UK’s Brexit election

    Agence France-Presse . Guiseley | Updated at 02:02am on December 12, 2019

    Prime minister Boris Johnson vowed Wednesday to ‘fight for every vote’ after polls predicted a close finish to Britain’s general election aimed at settling the...

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    World’s youngest PM takes office in Finland

    Agence France-Presse . Helsinki | Updated at 11:18pm on December 11, 2019

    Finland’s Sanna Marin, 34, was officially appointed as the country’s prime minister on Tuesday, becoming the world’s youngest sitting head of government. The former transport...

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    Climate pledges misleading: Greta

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 11:11pm on December 11, 2019

    Swedish activist Greta Thunberg on Wednesday accused wealthier nations of inventing ways to avoid slashing their greenhouse gas emissions, branding their climate action ‘misleading’ at...

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    French unions tighten screws 

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:06pm on December 11, 2019

    French unions tightened the screws Wednesday with a seventh day of transport strike as the government prepared to unveil the details of a pension reform...

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    Last minute campaigning goes on before Brexit election

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 03:51pm on December 11, 2019

    Britain’s political leaders were to criss-cross the country on Wednesday’s final day of general election campaigning as a key poll showed the outcome could be...

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    Seven killed in Czech hospital gun attack

    Agence France-Presse . Prague | Updated at 12:48am on December 11, 2019

    A gunman killed himself Tuesday after shooting dead six patients at a hospital in the eastern Czech city of Ostrava, in what the premier has...

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