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Swissinfo
Weakened Merkel warns of compromise as talks on coalition startbudget surplus gives some leeway to the parties as it could accommodate the pot
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budget surplus gives some leeway to the parties as it could accommodate the potentially competing demands for tax cuts and investment. (Reporting by Madeline Chambers; Additional reporting by Michelle Martin; Editing by... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Weakened Merkel warns of compromise as talks on coalition startsurplus gives some leeway to the parties as it could accommodate the potentiall
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 hours ago
surplus gives some leeway to the parties as it could accommodate the potentially competing demands for tax cuts and investment. (Reporting by Madeline Chambers; Additional reporting by Michelle Martin; Editing by Alison Williams)Source... Read more
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Reuters
Weakened Merkel warns of compromise as talks on coalition starttechnology. A budget surplus gives some leeway to the parties as it could acco
Reuters / Posted 6 hours ago
technology. A budget surplus gives some leeway to the parties as it could accommodate the potentially competing demands for tax cuts and investment. Reporting by Madeline Chambers; Additional reporting by Michelle Martin; Editing by Alison Will... Read more
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backed militia to capture last Raqqa areas in hoursTalal Selo, said by telephone that there was still fighting around the National
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Talal Selo, said by telephone that there was still fighting around the National Hospital, which the SDF said earlier it had taken, and around the city stadium. Reporting By Dahlia Nehme, writing by Angus McDowall; Editing by Al... Read more
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Swissinfo
Russian, Iranian diplomats to discuss Iran nuclear deal this week - Ifaxit or modify in a direction that suits Washington," Ryabkov was quoted as sayin
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it or modify in a direction that suits Washington," Ryabkov was quoted as saying. (Writing by Dmitry Solovyov; Editing by Alison Williams) The following content is sourced from external partners. We cannot guarantee that it is suitable for the... Read more
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Swissinfo
backed militias say they take major Raqqa position from ISin the area around Raqqa stadium, said the spokesman Mostafa Bali in a message.
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in the area around Raqqa stadium, said the spokesman Mostafa Bali in a message. (Reporting by Angus McDowall; Editing by Alison Williams) The following content is sourced from external partners. We cannot guarantee that it is suitable for the... Read more
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Reuters
Field commander in U.S.-backed SDF expects Raqqa fight to end Mondaycoalition spokesman said he could not put a timeline on it. (This version of t
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
coalition spokesman said he could not put a timeline on it. (This version of the story clarifies title of leader affiliated with SDF) Reporting By Rodi Said, Ellen Francis, Sarah Dadouch; Writing by Angus McDowall; Editing by Alis... Read more
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Reuters
Iraq launches advance on Kurdish territory, seizes Kirkuk outskirtsauthorities to end the presence of the outlawed Kurdish militant group PKK, whi
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
authorities to end the presence of the outlawed Kurdish militant group PKK, which has fought an insurgency in Turkey. Writing by Maher Chmaytelli and Peter Graff; Additional reporting by Matt Spetalnick in Washington; Editing by Alison... Read more
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Field commander in U.S.-backed SDF expects Raqqa fight to end Mondayagainst Islamic State in Raqqa to be announced “within hours or days”, but a co
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
against Islamic State in Raqqa to be announced “within hours or days”, but a coalition spokesman said he could not put a timeline on it. Reporting By Rodi Said, Ellen Francis, Sarah Dadouch; Writing by Angus McDowall; Editing by Alison... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Russia condemns North Korea nuclear tests - agenciesSt Petersburg. Russia has been trying, so far unsuccessfully, to persuade the d
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
St Petersburg. Russia has been trying, so far unsuccessfully, to persuade the delegations of North and South Korea to hold direct talks. (Reporting by Gabrielle Tetrault-Farber; Writing by Maria Tsvetkova; Editing by Alison Williams)Source: Re... Read more
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Reuters
Iraqi forces capture North Oil Co. from Kurdish forces; no disruption to oil productionstay out of the conflict,” the ministry official said. North Oil contributes a
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
stay out of the conflict,” the ministry official said. North Oil contributes a small part of Iraq’s overall crude production, pumped mainly from fields in the south. Reporting by Ahmed Rasheed; Writing by Maher Chmaytelli; Editing by Alison Willi... Read more
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Reuters
Russia condemns North Korea nuclear tests: agenciesdelegation in St Petersburg. Russia has been trying, so far unsuccessfully, to
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
delegation in St Petersburg. Russia has been trying, so far unsuccessfully, to persuade the delegations of North and South Korea to hold direct talks. Reporting by Gabrielle Tetrault-Farber; Writing by Maria Tsvetkova; Editing by Alison... Read more
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Reuters
Kirkuk oil, gas production proceeding normally despite military operation: Iraqi officialMinistry official told Reuters. “We have an agreement with some Kurdish leader
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
Ministry official told Reuters. “We have an agreement with some Kurdish leaders that the oil and gas facilities should stay out of the conflict,” the official said. Reporting by Ahmed Rasheed; Writing by Maher Chmaytelli; Editing by Alison Will... Read more
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The Courier
Ballarat Weekend in Sport | Oct 14McDonald (Wotjobaluk Sisters) Picture Lachlan Bence. BUNINYONG TENNIS ASSOCIAT
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McDonald (Wotjobaluk Sisters) Picture Lachlan Bence. BUNINYONG TENNIS ASSOCIATION - A1 PENNANT. Napoleons v Grenville. Alison Williams (Grnville) Picture Lachlan Bence. NAIDOC Football and Netball carnival Ballarat Wanderers v Swan Hill Murray... Read more
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The Courier
Ballarat Weekend in Sport | Oct 14McDonald (Wotjobaluk Sisters) Picture Lachlan Bence. BUNINYONG TENNIS ASSOCIAT
The Courier / Posted 4 days ago
McDonald (Wotjobaluk Sisters) Picture Lachlan Bence. BUNINYONG TENNIS ASSOCIATION - A1 PENNANT. Napoleons v Grenville. Alison Williams (Grnville) Picture Lachlan Bence. NAIDOC Football and Netball carnival Ballarat Wanderers v Swan Hill Murray... Read more
4d
Reuters
Soccer star and VP maintain early leads in Liberia electionSirleaf’s nearly 12 years in office have seen the country’s post-war peace cons
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
Sirleaf’s nearly 12 years in office have seen the country’s post-war peace consolidated, although Liberians complain about poor public services and widespread corruption. Reporting by James Giahyue; Writing by Aaron Ross; Editing by Alison Wil... Read more
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Reuters
Austrian election tests conservative star stealing far right's thundertopic -- protecting the welfare state. Kern and Strache were due to hold their
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
topic -- protecting the welfare state. Kern and Strache were due to hold their closing rallies on Friday afternoon. Kurz made only brief remarks to campaign workers on Friday. Additional reporting by Shadia Nasralla; Editing by Alison... Read more
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Reuters
Austrian parties' red lines and preferences on coalitionstwo parties are still “worlds apart”. The Social Democrats favor closer Europe
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
two parties are still “worlds apart”. The Social Democrats favor closer European integration on issues like economic and monetary union and social policy. Reporting by Shadia Nasralla and Kirsti Knolle; Editing by Francois Murphy and Alison Willi... Read more
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Swissinfo
Austrian election tests conservative star stealing far right's thundertopic -- protecting the welfare state. Kern and Strache were due to hold their
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
topic -- protecting the welfare state. Kern and Strache were due to hold their closing rallies on Friday afternoon. Kurz made only brief remarks to campaign workers on Friday. (Additional reporting by Shadia Nasralla; Editing by Alison Wi... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Austrian election tests conservative star stealing far right's thunderthe welfare state. Kern and Strache were due to hold their closing rallies on
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
the welfare state. Kern and Strache were due to hold their closing rallies on Friday afternoon. Kurz made only brief remarks to campaign workers on Friday. (Additional reporting by Shadia Nasralla; Editing by Alison Williams)Sou... Read more
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Swissinfo
Germany extends passport controls on Austrian border, flights from Greece140,000 asylum seekers have registered in Germany since the beginning of 2017.
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
140,000 asylum seekers have registered in Germany since the beginning of 2017. (Reporting by Riham Alkousaa; Editing by Alison Williams) The following content is sourced from external partners. We cannot guarantee that it is suitable for the... Read more
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6d
Channel NewsAsia
Germany extends passport controls on Austrian border, flights from Greecethe gateway for thousands of migrants from Iraq and Syria. Ministry data on We
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
the gateway for thousands of migrants from Iraq and Syria. Ministry data on Wednesday showed that 140,000 asylum seekers have registered in Germany since the beginning of 2017. (Reporting by Riham Alkousaa; Editing by Alison Williams)Source: Reut... Read more
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6d
Channel NewsAsia
Toy-telligence the smart choice for children at Christmason Thursday before finalizing their wish list for Santa Claus. "(I prefer toys
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
on Thursday before finalizing their wish list for Santa Claus. "(I prefer toys) that talk back to me," said six-year-old Lilly Hulkes-Dudman, clutching Tyler the Playful Tiger. (Writing by Patrick Johnston; Editing by Alison Williams)Source: Reut... Read more
6d
Reuters
Czechs pin hopes on billionaire Babis to fix their countrya vision and I believe he can fulfill it,” said businessman Slavomir Svitana at
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
a vision and I believe he can fulfill it,” said businessman Slavomir Svitana attending Babis’ rally in downtown Prague. Additional reporting by Marcin Goettig in Warsaw and Tatiana Jancarikova in Bratislava; Editing by Jan Lopatka and Alison Willi... Read more
6d
Channel NewsAsia
Swiss flushing away millions in gold and silver every yearboil their tap water to recover gold or silver because it has already been filt
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
boil their tap water to recover gold or silver because it has already been filtered out before it re-enters the drinking water supply," Vriens said. (US$1 = 0.9730 Swiss francs) (Reporting by John Revill; Editing by Alison Williams)Source: Re... Read more
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6d
Reuters
Brutal Myanmar army operation aimed at preventing Rohingya returnthe U.N. “must treat us equally,” adding that: “We’ll be fine with anybody if a
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
the U.N. “must treat us equally,” adding that: “We’ll be fine with anybody if all member states have an ASG assigned. Not just us.” Reporting by Stephanie Nebehay; Additional reporting by Michelle Nichols; Editing by Alison Williams and To... Read more
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Reuters
Protesters sentenced to jail in French 'Kung Fu cop' trialfurther labor law reforms that have put hardline unions back on the warpath, al
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
further labor law reforms that have put hardline unions back on the warpath, although protests have not so far been on a similar scale to 2016’s demonstrations. Reporting by Emmanuel Jarry; Writing by Brian Love; Editing by A... Read more
6d
Channel NewsAsia
Many Nigerians displaced by Boko Haram fighting not ready to return homeand Niger. The humanitarian crisis in northern Nigeria is now one of the bigge
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
and Niger. The humanitarian crisis in northern Nigeria is now one of the biggest in the world, with US$1 billion needed to fund relief efforts in 2017, the United Nations says. (Reporting by Paul Carsten; Editing by Alison Williams)Source: Re... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Botswana finds anthrax outbreak after spate of hippo deathspart of the country, with anthrax the suspected cause. The Okavango River flow
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
part of the country, with anthrax the suspected cause. The Okavango River flows through Namibia before entering Botswana. Tourism is important for the economies of both countries. (Writing by Alexander Winning; Editing by Al... Read more
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Swissinfo
Many Nigerians displaced by Boko Haram fighting not ready to return homewith $1 billion needed to fund relief efforts in 2017, the United Nations says.
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
with $1 billion needed to fund relief efforts in 2017, the United Nations says. (Reporting by Paul Carsten; Editing by Alison Williams) The following content is sourced from external partners. We cannot guarantee that it is suitable for the... Read more
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7d
Reuters
Italy's government wins confidence vote on contested electoral lawis preventing (5-Star) from making alliances if they want to,” Rosato told repo
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
is preventing (5-Star) from making alliances if they want to,” Rosato told reporters. “If they don’t want to do them, they can continue to be an isolated party.” Additional reporting by Steve Scherer; Editing by Alison Williams and Crispian... Read more
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Reuters
Sterling long bets under pressure as Brexit noises growon Brexit worries. “Should the start of the UK-EU (post-Brexit) trade deal be
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
on Brexit worries. “Should the start of the UK-EU (post-Brexit) trade deal be postponed, UK inward investment may suffer,” analysts at the investment bank said in a note. Reporting by Fanny Potkin; Editing by Saikat Chatterjee and Alison Wi... Read more
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Reuters
Italy's 5-Star protests as parliament votes on electoral lawone is preventing (5-Star) from making alliances if they want to,” Rosato told
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
one is preventing (5-Star) from making alliances if they want to,” Rosato told foreign journalists. “If they don’t want to do them, they can continue to be an isolated party.” Additional reporting by Steve Scherer; Editing by Ali... Read more
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Swissinfo
Italy's 5-Star protests as parliament votes on electoral lawone is preventing (5-Star) from making alliances if they want to," Rosato told
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
one is preventing (5-Star) from making alliances if they want to," Rosato told foreign journalists. "If they don't want to do them, they can continue to be an isolated party." (Additional reporting by Steve Scherer; Editing by Alison... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
"Cynical" Myanmar army operation aimed at preventing Rohingya return, UN saysso much that after one day she died. I buried her myself." The girl did not kn
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
so much that after one day she died. I buried her myself." The girl did not know what happened to her mother and four brothers, nor her father jailed a month earlier. (Reporting by Stephanie Nebehay Editing by Alison Williams)Sour... Read more
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dna
It was not a racist ad: Black model slams critics of Dove adskin, with a black woman on the "before" side and a white woman on the "after"
dna / Posted 7 days ago
skin, with a black woman on the "before" side and a white woman on the "after" side. Another point of contention was a label on a Dove product that said it was for "normal to dark skin". (Reporting by Estelle Shirbon; Editing by Alison W... Read more
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Reuters
Dutch government rolls out carpet for business with tax cutspaying in taxes,” he said. “We will now take care of the charitable causes ours
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
paying in taxes,” he said. “We will now take care of the charitable causes ourselves directly, without the singers in between.” Reporting by Stephanie van den Berg, Toby Sterling and Anthony Deutsch; Editing by Matthew Mpoke Bigg and Alison Will... Read more
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Reuters
Kenyan opposition leader withdraws from repeat presidential pollcommittee. “As a fixed income investor you worry not only about the growth sto
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
committee. “As a fixed income investor you worry not only about the growth story but also the fiscal outlook.” Additional reporting by Katharine Houreld in Nairobi and Marc Jones in London; Writing by Katharine Houreld; Editing by Alison Wi... Read more
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Reuters
Kaspersky's U.S. spat a sign of Balkanisation in cyber world: Interpolstole U.S. cyber secrets in 2015 from a National Security Agency contractor who
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
stole U.S. cyber secrets in 2015 from a National Security Agency contractor who had Kaspersky software installed on his laptop. Kaspersky Lab strongly denied any wrongdoing. Reporting by Jack Stubbs; Editing by Christian Lowe and Alison... Read more
8d
Swissinfo
Macron determined to engage Germany in debate on Europe reformsof 1968, and Gilles Kepel, a political scientist and expert on the Middle East.
Swissinfo / Posted 8 days ago
of 1968, and Gilles Kepel, a political scientist and expert on the Middle East. (Reporting by Douglas Busvine; Editing by Alison Williams) The following content is sourced from external partners. We cannot guarantee that it is suitable for the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Trump may visit DMZ between North and South Koreathreatens to destroy the South and its main ally, the United States. Trump is
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
threatens to destroy the South and its main ally, the United States. Trump is scheduled to visit Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines starting from Nov. 3. (Writing by Nick Macfie; Editing by Alison Williams)Sour... Read more
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Reuters
Liberians hope for peace in vote still haunted by civil war12 children. “We are straining ourselves,” she said from the voting line, surro
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
12 children. “We are straining ourselves,” she said from the voting line, surrounded by piles of garbage. Reporting by Alphonso Toweh and James Giahyue; Writing by Emma Farge and Sofia Christensen; Editing by Edward McAllister and Alison W... Read more
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Reuters
Spanish separation angst keeps Europe's stocks cautiousalso hit their highest in more than a week against the backdrop of a weaker dol
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
also hit their highest in more than a week against the backdrop of a weaker dollar. Spot gold added 0.5 percent to $1,290 an ounce. Additional reporting by Helen Reid in London and Lisa Twaronite in Tokyo,; Editing by Alison Williams and Ed... Read more
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Spanish separation angst keeps Europe's stocks cautiousprices also hit their highest in more than a week against the backdrop of a wea
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
prices also hit their highest in more than a week against the backdrop of a weaker dollar. Spot gold added 0.5 percent to $1,290 an ounce. [GOL/] Additional reporting by Helen Reid in London and Lisa Twaronite in Tokyo; Editing by Alison W... Read more
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Reuters
UK stuck in slow growth gear, BoE on course to raise ratesto increase public spending and eliminate a pay cap on public sector pay, any c
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
to increase public spending and eliminate a pay cap on public sector pay, any cut in productivity forecasts would substantially limit his room for maneuver by reducing future tax revenues. Additonal reporting by Andy Bruce; Editing by Alison Willi... Read more
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Reuters
Zimbabwe's Mugabe creates cyber ministry in cabinet reshuffleto run for another 5-year term next year, his last under the constitution, when
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
to run for another 5-year term next year, his last under the constitution, when he will be 94. In total, 10 cabinet ministers changed posts while two were dropped entirely. Reporting by MacDonald Dzirutwe; Editing by Ed Stoddard and Alison Will... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Zimbabwe's Mugabe creates cyber ministry in cabinet reshuffle5-year term next year, his last under the constitution, when he will be 94. In
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
5-year term next year, his last under the constitution, when he will be 94. In total, 10 cabinet ministers changed posts while two were dropped entirely. (Reporting by MacDonald Dzirutwe; Editing by Ed Stoddard and Alison Williams)Source: R... Read more
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Reuters
Zimbabwe's Mugabe names new finance minister amid currency crunchthe backdrop of a severe hard currency shortage that has dealt a fresh blow to
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
the backdrop of a severe hard currency shortage that has dealt a fresh blow to confidence and investment in the southern African economy, which uses the U.S dollar. Reporting by MacDonald Dzirutwe; Writing by Ed Stoddard; Editing by Alison Wil... Read more
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Militants attack east Congo bases, killing two U.N. peacekeepersbetween 2014-2016. However, independent and U.N. experts say several armed grou
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
between 2014-2016. However, independent and U.N. experts say several armed groups as well as national army commanders have been involved. Additional reporting by Aaron Ross and Patient Ligodi; Writing by Emma Farge; Editing by Alis... Read more
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Reuters
UK PM May tells business chiefs: two-year Brexit transition is assuredbeen pushing for her to quit following a disastrous snap election in June which
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
been pushing for her to quit following a disastrous snap election in June which saw the ruling Conservatives lose their parliamentary majority. Additional reporting by Paul Sandle and William James; Editing by Guy Faulconbridge and Alison Wi... Read more
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