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    UK announces obesity plan

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:39pm on July 27, 2020

    Restaurants will have to display calories on menus under plans announced by the British government on Monday to tackle the country’s obesity problem, made more...

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    Bangladesh war crime convict Mueen sues British home secretary

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:16pm on July 19, 2020

    Chowdhury Mueen-Uddin, who is facing a death penalty in Bangladesh for alleged war crimes, is suing home secretary Priti Patel for £60,000 in libel damages,...

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    Handmade ties from southern Italy with a British twist

    Agence France-Presse . Naples | Updated at 10:40pm on July 17, 2020

    Film star Marcello Mastroianni, John F Kennedy, even Prince Charles — all have donned handmade ties from one shop in Naples so famed for its...

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    Human rights situation no better: UK

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:51am on July 17, 2020

    The British authorities on Thursday said that there was no improvement in the overall human rights situation in Bangladesh in 2019. The ruling Awami League...

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    Counterterrorism measures have gone too far

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2020

    OVER a matter of weeks, in early 2019, Shamima Begum became a household name. Not because her actions were more horrific or her situation more...

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    UK Labour joins FB ad boycott

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:39pm on July 12, 2020

    Britain’s main opposition Labour party said on Sunday that it had joined a Facebook advertising boycott over allegations that the social network had failed to...

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    Briton jailed for trying to steal Magna Carta

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:40am on July 12, 2020

    A British man was jailed on Friday for attempting to steal a priceless 1215 original version of Magna Carta, which has defined rights and liberties...

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    UK, Australian regulators probe facial recognition startup

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:09pm on July 10, 2020

    British and Australian privacy watchdogs said on Friday that they had launched a joint probe into a US software startup able to match images of...

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    UK sheds thousands of retail jobs despite state aid

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:45pm on July 10, 2020

    British pharmacy giant Boots and UK department store group John Lewis said on Thursday that they would axe at least 5,300 jobs, despite government efforts...

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    British-Bangladeshi doctor becomes a face of National Health Service

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 11:00am on July 05, 2020

    British-Bangladeshi doctor Farzana Hussain has been featured on a billboard in the United Kingdom by the National Health Service on its founding anniversary. NHS was...

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