Tag Archives: UK

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The Latest: Climate: More world leaders together than ever

PARIS (AP) — The latest news from the U.N. climate conference that began Monday in Paris. All times local: 12:10 p.m. More world leaders are in the same place at…

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London protesters oppose UK airstrikes on IS in Syria

LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators in London are urging British lawmakers not to back airstrikes on the Islamic State group in Syria. Protesters chanting "Don't bomb Syria" gathered outside…

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Britain's Most Popular Search Terms Revealed

The Rugby World Cup has been revealed as the most-searched item by Yahoo users in the UK this year. The search engine has released a list of the 10 most…

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Black Friday Sales Frenzy Shifts Online

There has been no repeat of the in-store chaos witnessed on Black Friday last year, with bargain-hunters shifting their business online instead today. Some keen consumers braved damp & cold…

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M55 Shut After Woman Jumps From Moving Car

A 22-year-old woman has been taken to hospital in a serious condition after she jumped from a moving car into the path of a lorry. The woman was sat in…

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Key radical Islamist groups in Bangladesh

NEW DELHI (AP) — Gunmen attacked a Shiite mosque in Bangladesh, killing one person & wounding three others, in the latest in a wave of deadly assaults this year on…

UK watchdog plans claims deadline in Britain's costliest bank scandal

By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) – Britons missold loan insurance will have to file compensation claims by 2018 under regulatory plans intended to draw a line under a 28 billion…

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Call to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 57% by 2030 to meet climate change goal

The UK needs to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 57% by 2030 to meet its long-term goal for tackling climate alter cost-effectively, government advisers have said. The cuts would mean…

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UK Imam: Extremists Have 'Hijacked' Islam

A British imam has countered claims that Islam is incompatible with values in the UK, saying that embracing "difference & pluralism" is "what makes us British". In this exclusive statement…

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Fan-Designed Lego Saturn V Moon Rocket Qualifies for Product Review

A fan-designed scale model of NASA's historic Saturn V rocket has landed on Lego's launch pad & is now waiting an official "go/no-go" call as to whether it will lift…