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The Latest: Few claim asylum at UK military base on Cyprus

BREZICE, Slovenia (AP) — The latest news as asylum-seekers make their way across Europe by the tens of thousands, fleeing war or seeking a better life. All times local: 7:45…

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UK nuclear plant deal hinges on ambitions of London and Beijing

Paris (AFP) – Plans to build two next-generation nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point in southwest England are stalled at the crossroads of ambitions by Britain, China & French electricity giant…

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Exclusive Q&A with Chinese President Xi Jinping

(Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Britain on Monday for a state visit at the invitation of Queen Elizabeth II, the first state visit to the United Kingdom…

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Exclusive – China's Xi lauds Britain for 'visionary' openness, prods others to emulate

By Stephen J. Adler & Jason Subler (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping heaped praise on Britain for what he called a "visionary & strategic choice" to strengthen commercial ties…

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UK nuclear plant deal hinges on ambitions of London, Beijing and EDF

Paris (AFP) – Plans to build two next-generation nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point in southwest England are stalled at the crossroads of ambitions by Britain, China & French electricity giant…

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Migrants dig in for a Calais winter as bids to reach UK go on

By Matthias Blamont CALAIS, France (Reuters) – Migrants camped on France's north coast continued their bids to reach Britain on Thursday as the first autumn winds blew into their sprawl…

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See The Amazing Cloud That Looks Just Like The British Isles

Here’s the Great British weather as you’ve never seen it before. The astonishing cloud formation is shaped just like the United Kingdom.

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Shocked Migrants Bump Into Polar Bear In Calais

A group of migrants looking for a future in the UK received a surprise when they jumped into a lorry already occupied by a polar bear. The bear, called Nissan,…

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VW began selling cars in UK with cheat software in 2008: boss

By Costas Pitas LONDON (Reuters) – Volkswagen <VOWG_p.DE> first sold cars in Britain equipped with software that could emissions tests in 2008, its UK boss said on Monday, yet he…

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Ex-M&S boss heads UK pro-EU group, says Brexit too risky

LONDON (AP) — The former chief executive of retail chain Marks & Spencer is heading a campaign to persuade Britons to stay in the European Union, arguing Monday that quitting…

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