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UK lawmakers to debate petition seeking ban on Trump, no vote planned

LONDON (Reuters) – British lawmakers are to hold a debate on a petition signed by more than half a million people calling for U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to…

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Some WhatsApp users still facing service disruption

(Reuters) – WhatsApp, a messaging service owned by Facebook Inc, said some users were still facing issues while accessing its messaging service. The problems were primarily centered in the UK…

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British Eurosceptic warns that leaving EU could mean UK breaks up too

By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) – The United Kingdom could break up, with Scotland going its own way, if Britons vote to leave the European Union, a longstanding EU critic…

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Global funds cut stocks, slowdown worries persist: poll

By Claire Milhench LONDON (Reuters) – Global investors cut their equity holdings in December & raised their exposure to bonds, a Reuters poll of fund managers showed on Tuesday, as…

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Retro arcade-style game explains the science of Alzheimer's

A leading UK charity, Alzheimer's Research UK, has launched a retro arcade-style game to assist people better understand the science behind Alzheimer's & other forms of dementia. The game, named…

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'Fix it:' Cameron, EU chiefs hand UK puzzle to technocrats

By Alastair Macdonald & Elizabeth Piper BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Christmas came early for Brussels lawyers & policy wonks who relish nothing better than a brain-teasing multidimensional constitutional puzzle to while…

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Cyprus refugees hope courts end 17-year wait on UK base

Dhekelia Sovereign Base Area (Cyprus) (AFP) – When Taj Bashir saw land after days adrift aboard a ramshackle fishing trawler, he thought his treacherous journey from persecution in Sudan to…

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Hack attacks and data law boost European cyber insurance demand

By Noor Zainab Hussain & Carolyn Cohn (Reuters) – New European legislation on data privacy is helping push up regional demand for cyber insurance, industry specialists say, after companies such…

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Cameron faces tough negotiations over UK's future in Europe

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron faces two months of difficult negotiations in his bid to alter European Union rules ahead of a planned referendum on Britain's continued…

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UK review says Muslim Brotherhood membership a possible indicator of extremism

By Kylie MacLellan & Mahmoud Mourad LONDON/CAIRO (Reuters) – A British government review into Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood published on Thursday concluded that membership of or links to the political…

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