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    Britain to return looted 4,000-year-old plaque to Iraq

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 09:35pm on September 29, 2020

    Britain will hand back a 4,000-year-old sculpture to Iraq after an investigation found that it had been looted, the British Museum said on Monday. Museum...

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    Uber starts appeal against loss of London licence

    | Updated at 11:42pm on September 14, 2020

    US ride-hailing giant Uber began an appeal hearing in Britain on Monday after London’s transport authority refused to renew its operating licence on safety grounds...

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    After Japan, what next for UK in post-Brexit deals?

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:43pm on September 12, 2020

    Britain won its first Brexit trade success on Friday with a free trade agreement for Japan, but tough talks lie ahead for other landmark deals,...

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    UK should respect Brexit deal, warns EU FMs

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 11:25pm on September 11, 2020

    EU finance ministers on Friday warned Britain that it must respect its international agreements, after London launched legislation that would ditch parts of the Brexit...

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    Britain rejects new coal mine on environmental grounds

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:43pm on September 09, 2020

    The British government has rejected plans to construct an open-cast coal mine near a picturesque beach in northeastern England, agreeing with campaigners that it would...

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    UK warned over Brexit deal commitments

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:09pm on September 07, 2020

    Britain on Monday faced warnings it risked its international reputation if it reneged on its agreement to leave the European Union, as Brexit trade talks...

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    UK police launch murder probe after mass stabbing

    Agence France-Presse . Birmingham | Updated at 01:10am on September 07, 2020

    One man was killed and two people were critically injured during a ‘random’ stabbing attack lasting several hours in Britain’s second city of Birmingham, police...

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    Tesco unveils 16,000 jobs as online food sales surge

    | Updated at 10:23pm on August 24, 2020

    Tesco will create 16,000 permanent UK jobs to meet a coronavirus-fuelled surge in online grocery demand, the supermarket giant said on Monday in a boost...

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    EU making Brexit talks ‘unnecessarily difficult’: UK

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:38pm on August 21, 2020

    Britain on Friday blamed the European Union for holding up progress to secure a post-Brexit trade deal, as the seventh round of negotiations broke up....

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    After Huawei, spotlight on China’s role in UK nuclear power

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 09:55pm on August 21, 2020

    After Britain ordered the phased removal of Huawei from its 5G network, attention has now switched to China’s role in other areas of the United...

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