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LONDON (Reuters) – Uber’s licence to operate in the northern English city of Sheffield was suspended last Friday after it failed to respond to requests about the management of its taxi app, the local authority said. Uber’s logo is pictured at its office in Tokyo, Japan, November 27, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon The firm can continue
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain will guarantee rights for as yet unborn children who join EU parents after Brexit and accept EU judges’ rulings on such rights, according to a draft European Parliament resolution seen by Reuters on Thursday. An Anti-Brexit protestor waves EU and Union flags outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain December
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(Reuters) – The Metropolitan Police said on Tuesday that two men arrested last week had been charged with terrorism offenses and would appear in Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May addresses a news conference during an European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, October 20, 2017. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/File Photo
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LONDON (Reuters) – Supporters of Iranian-British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is jailed in Iran, sang “homecoming” carols outside Prime Minister Theresa May’s Downing Street offices on Tuesday evening. Demonstrators attend a carol singing vigil for the families of British citizens detained overseas, outside Downing Street in London, Britain, December 5, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay Her
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LONDON (Reuters) – London was the number one destination for European tourists in 2017, a study showed on Tuesday, as the cheaper pound made it attractive to both domestic and foreign visitors despite a spate of militant attacks on the British capital this year. Tourists visit central London, Britain, November 16, 2017. REUTERS/Mary Turner London
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LONDON (Reuters) – India asked a London court on Monday to extradite tycoon Vijay Mallya to face fraud charges of palming off losses from his failing Kingfisher Airlines onto a state-owned bank. Vijay Mallya arrives at Westminster Magistrates Court in London, Britain, December 4, 2017. REUTERS/Simon Dawson Mallya denies any wrongdoing, and a court document
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LONDON (Reuters) – Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya should be extradited from Britain to his home country to face fraud charges of palming off losses from his failing Kingfisher Airlines onto a state-owned bank, a lawyer acting for India told a London court on Monday. Vijay Mallya arrives at Westminster Magistrates Court in London, Britain, December
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LONDON (Reuters) – British factories intend to increase investment at the strongest pace in four years, adding to signs that manufacturing will help support an otherwise sluggish economy in 2018, an industry survey showed on Monday. FILE PHOTO – Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May (2nd R), Croydon Central MP Gavin Barwell (L) and Martek Managing
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LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Theresa May hopes to break the Brexit talks deadlock on Monday with a new offer on divorce settlements at a crunch meeting with EU officials, as some of her party members urge her to walk away unless there is progress. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street, London, November 22,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Facebook opens its new London office on Monday and said it would add 800 more jobs in the capital next year, underlining its commitment to Britain as the country prepares for Brexit. A Facebook like button is pictured at the Facebook’s France headquarters in Paris, France, November 27, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier The
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LONDON (Reuters) – Half of Britons support a second vote on whether to leave the European Union and a third said they would be worse off financially outside the world’s largest trading bloc, according to a new opinion poll. Anti-Brexit protesters wave EU and Union flags outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, November
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LONDON (Reuters) – All four members of the British government’s Social Mobility Commission have quit accusing Prime Minister Theresa May of being too fixated on Brexit to improve the prospects of those from poor backgrounds. May has said she would create an economy which works for all Britons, but the commission’s chairman Alan Milburn, a
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LONDON (Reuters) – The head of Britain’s Social Mobility Commission has quit, accusing Prime Minister Theresa May of being too fixated on Brexit to improve the prospects of those from less privileged backgrounds, The Sunday Times newspaper reported. May has vowed to create an economy which works for all Britons but Chairman Alan Milburn, a
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