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UK to take in some refugee children separated from families

London (AFP) – Britain will take in an unspecified number of migrant children who have been separated from their parents by conflicts in Syria & other countries, the government said…

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UK economic growth slows sharply in 2015: data

London (AFP) – British economic growth slowed sharply last year, dented by global financial turbulence, yet showed modest signs of recovery in the final quarter, official data showed Thursday. Gross…

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Google to pay $185 million UK back taxes, critics want more

By Tom Bergin LONDON (Reuters) – Google has agreed to pay 130 million pounds ($185 million) in back taxes to Britain, prompting criticism from opposition lawmakers & campaigners who said…

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More evidence HIV/AIDS fight requires multiple approaches

By Andrew M. Seaman A currently available pill could significantly curb new HIV infections among gay & bisexual men in the UK, if prevention & treatment programs are moreover expanded,…

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Putin 'probably approved' Litvinenko killing: UK inquiry

London (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin "probably approved" the killing of ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko in London, a British inquiry into his agonising death by radiation poisoning found Thursday. Litvinenko,…

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Maldives allows jailed former leader to travel to UK for surgery

By Shihar Aneez COLOMBO (Reuters) – The Maldives on Saturday granted permission for jailed former leader Mohamed Nasheed to travel to Britain for surgery after pressure from the international community…

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French court convicts UK man in migrant girl case; no jail

BOULOGNE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — A French court convicted a British ex-soldier Thursday of endangerment for trying to spirit a 4-year-old Afghan girl from a squalid migrant camp in Calais to…

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Scientist argues her case for UK licence to 'edit' human embryos

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) – A scientist set out her argument on Wednesday for being given a British licence to conduct controversial experiments which would alter the DNA of…

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Scientist argues her case for UK license to "edit" human embryos

By Kate Kelland LONDON – A scientist set out her argument on Wednesday for being given a British license to conduct controversial experiments which would alter the DNA of human…

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UK bankers say EU has helped London financial center thrive

By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) – Britain's financial sector has thrived in the European Union & quitting the 28-country bloc could limit access to a huge market & trigger an…

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