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'Monster' Brussels Sprouts As Big As Golf Balls

Brussels sprouts as huge as golf balls are hitting supermarket shelves thanks to higher temperatures this year in the UK. Weighing 35g – more than twice the average – & 4cm…

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Mao's Little Red Book makes surprise appearance in UK parliament chamber

LONDON (Reuters) – Chairman Mao's "Little Red Book" made a surprise appearance in Britain's parliament on Wednesday when the opposition Labour Party finance spokesman brandished a copy as he mocked…

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Babies born at weekend more likely to die in first week: UK study

London (AFP) – Babies born in English NHS hospitals at weekends are more likely to die within seven days than those born on a weekday, according to a study published…

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UK police make fifth arrest in investigation into TalkTalk hack

LONDON (Reuters) – British police have arrested an 18-year-old youth from Wales in connection with a cyber attack on telecoms company TalkTalk, the fifth arrest in the case, police said…

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Inadequate dirty money regulation 'leaves UK open to terror funds': report

By Lisa Barrington LONDON (Reuters) – Britain's "woefully inadequate" anti-money laundering system has left the country wide open to corrupt money & terrorism funds & needs radical overhaul, a leading…

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British PM to press for UK air strikes against IS in Syria

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minster David Cameron said on Tuesday he would present to parliament a "comprehensive strategy" for tackling Islamic State, including launching air strikes against the militants…

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Amazon takes on UK supermarkets with 'Pantry' offer

LONDON (Reuters) – Online retailer Amazon has stepped up the pressure on Britain's traditional supermarkets with the nationwide launch on Friday of a packaged groceries offer for Amazon Prime members….

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Foes at war, WWII vets from UK, Japan shake hands

TOKYO (AP) — In 1944, the two men were in northeastern India as foes, fighting one of harshest battles of World War II between Japan & Britain. More than 70…

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Pomp, protests greet India's premier Modi on lavish UK visit

LONDON (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi & British counterpart David Cameron vowed Thursday to use U.K. knowhow & investment to assist modernize the world's largest democracy, as Modi…

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U.S. and UK test financial sector response to cyber attack

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain & the United States carried out a planned drill with leading global firms on Thursday to see how they would respond to a cyber incident in…

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