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    Barcelona defender Nelson Semedo joins Wolves

    Agence France-Presse. London | Updated at 04:32pm on September 23, 2020

    Wolves announced the signing of Portugal right-back Nelson Semedo from Barcelona on Wednesday for a fee that could reportedly rise to £37 million ($47 million)....

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    Ireland's O'Brien hits six into own car window

    Agence France-Presse. London | Updated at 11:10am on August 28, 2020

    Big-hitting Ireland batsman Kevin O'Brien smashed a six into his own car window during a domestic Twenty20 match on Thursday. O'Brien struck eight sixes in...

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    Gandhi's iconic glasses sell for $340,000 in UK

    Agence France-Presse. London | Updated at 04:55pm on August 22, 2020

    A pair of gold-plated glasses worn by Indian independence hero Mahatma Gandhi has sold in Britain for £260,000 (about 288,000 euros, $340,000), the auction house...

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    Marks and Spencer axes 7,000 jobs on virus fallout

    Agence France-Presse. London | Updated at 06:15pm on August 18, 2020

    Marks and Spencer, the British food and clothes retailer, said Tuesday it will cut around 7,000 jobs as the coronavirus pandemic increasingly pushes customers to...

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    UK ruling party MP arrested over rape allegations

    Agence France-Presse. London | Updated at 10:34am on August 02, 2020

    An MP and former minister from Britain's ruling Conservative Party has been arrested after a parliamentary aide accused him of rape, sexual assault and coercive...

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    Top UK court to hear IS bride of Bangladesh heritage case

    Agence France-Presse. London | Updated at 10:50am on August 01, 2020

    The UK government on Friday won a bid for the Supreme Court to decide if a woman stripped of her citizenship after joining the Islamic...

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    UK energy firm Centrica axes 5,000 jobs on virus impact

    Agence France-Presse. London | Updated at 03:08pm on June 11, 2020

    British domestic energy provider Centrica said Thursday it will axe 5,000 jobs, or almost one fifth of its workforce, as it responds to both the...

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    Shakespeare’s Globe theatre warns of virus closure threat

    Agence France-Presse. London | Updated at 01:19pm on May 19, 2020

    Shakespeare’s Globe, the replica open-air theatre in London, has warned it could close without emergency government funds to get it through the coronavirus lockdown, documents...

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    Prickly pastime: Cactus inspires lockdown art project

    Agence France-Presse. London | Updated at 01:10pm on May 19, 2020

    What do a match-studded turnip, celeriac embedded with coffee capsules and a kiwano melon decorated with lollipops and pins have in common? ...

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    Johnny Depp 'non-violent', says ex Paradis in UK libel case

    Agence France-Presse. London | Updated at 04:50pm on May 14, 2020

    Actor Johnny Depp has been described as ‘kind’ and ‘non-violent’ by his ex-partner Vanessa Paradis in British court documents that emerged on Wednesday in his...