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UK<p>British Prime Minister Theresa May avoided defeat but lost another minister Monday in a key parliamentary vote over Brexit after bowing to …

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May nudges UK towards a friendly EU divorce

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May’s divorce deal with the European Union is the strongest signal since the shock 2016 Brexit referendum that the United Kingdom is heading towards an orderly departure that preserves very close trade ties.<p>Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and European …

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U.S., EU, Japan slam market distortion in swipe at China

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - The United States, European Union and Japan vowed on Tuesday to work together to fight market-distorting trade practices and policies that have fueled excess production capacity, naming several key features of China’s economic system.<p>In a joint statement that did not single …

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EU's Tusk: Brexit will be a "furious race against time"

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union Council President Donald Tusk warned Tuesday that it will be a "furious race against time" for the EU and Britain to …

Nasa astronauts had the time of their lives throwing a pizza party in space

<b>Nasa astronauts held a pizza party on the International Space Station and it looked like a lot of fun.</b><p>Some of the men on board the ISS shared a video …

Energy networks to unveil plan for £17bn smart-grid boom

British households and businesses will soon be able to buy and sell their own energy directly within a local energy market under ambitious new ‘smart-grid’ plans to be unveiled this week.<p>Network operators such as SSE Networks, UK Power Networks and Scottish Power Networks believe smart technologies …

Brexiter Tories back DUP position on Irish border issue

Theresa May faces internal party struggle, as Iain Duncan Smith and Jacob Rees-Mogg insist that Conservatives are aligned with DUP over border dilemma<p>Brexit-backing Conservative MPs have lined up to echo the warning of Democratic Unionist party leader, Arlene Foster, that “any form of regulatory …

100 sensationally beautiful pictures of Italy

Italy - the best country in the entire world, according to our Readers' Travel Awards 2017. So much beauty! Romance, art and history is everywhere - …

Italy

Queen Elizabeth has a fortune worth over $500 million — here's how much the British royal family is worth

You might say the royal family is old money. Centuries-old money, to be exact.<p>According to Forbes, Queen Elizabeth II had an estimated net worth of $530 million as of 2016. Forbes also reports the British monarchy "contributes nearly £1.8 billion to the UK economy" annually, including £550 million …

The best city breaks in Germany: readers’ travel tips

<b>Winning tip:</b> <b>Augsburg</b><p>One of Bavaria’s oldest cities, Augsburg is a delightful base for a cycling journey on the “Romantic road” or a relaxed city break. Visit the Fuggerei, Europe’s most venerable social housing project, founded by the Fugger banking dynasty in the 16th century. Residents are …

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Tech<p>Germany's top court ruled Thursday that Facebook should grant a grieving mother access to her dead daughter's account, in a landmark …

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Chinese bike share graveyard a monument to industry's 'arrogance'

Future of dockless bicycles under a cloud amid concerns there are too many bikes and not enough demand<p>At first glance the photos vaguely resemble a painting. On closer inspection it might be a giant sculpture or some other art project. But in reality it is a mangled pile of bicycles covering an …

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Flynn may be moving to cooperate with Mueller's Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a move that could signal cooperation with the government, lawyers for former national security adviser Michael Flynn have told …

15 Holiday Destinations You Need To Visit In 2018

The experts share their top tips<p>This year, our Instagram feeds were inundated with snaps from the hills of Sri Lanka, lagoons in the Philippines, and …

15 of the best travel apps for your next trip

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EU planning for collapse of Brexit talks, says Michel Barnier

Chief negotiator says no-deal scenario is not Brussels’ preferred option, but everyone needs to plan for it<p>The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, has said the bloc is drawing up contingency plans for the possible collapse of Britain’s departure talks.<p>Barnier, who last week gave the UK a …

SSE in race against time to set up £3bn spin-off before energy price cap

Britain’s second largest energy supplier is in a race against time to set up its £3bn household energy spin-off before ministers bring in an energy price cap by early 2019.<p>SSE is hoping to team up with Npower’s German parent company Innogy to cut ties with the household market by setting up a …

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One of the main joys of travel is the chance to feel rich for a few short days. We book ourselves into grandiose surroundings that we can only afford for one high-living weekend, until midday on Sunday when we’re kicked, like the peasants we are, down the stairs of the Fairmont Royal Palm Marrakech …

Emmanuel Macron accuses Brexiters of bluffing over no-deal divorce

French president tells EU leaders’ summit that Theresa May has never raised cliff-edge Brexit as an option during any discussions<p>Emmanuel Macron has accused Brexiters of seeking to “bluff” the EU into softening its negotiating stance by championing a no-deal scenario.<p>In a dramatic intervention at a …

Italy's 2 richest regions claim victory in autonomy votes

MILAN (AP) — The presidents of Italy's wealthy northern regions of Veneto and Lombardy on Sunday claimed victory in autonomy referendums that seek to …

Tory Conference: Brexiteers demand Theresa May quit EU talks if Brussels says no to trade negotiations

Hardline Brexiteers have demanded Theresa May walk away from Brexit talks if the EU refuses to discuss future trade before Christmas.<p>MPs and others …

Report reveals billions in EU fossil fuel subsidies

Europe is seen as a global leader on climate action. Yet it continues to bolster the fossil fuel industry with billions of euros worth of subsidies, …

Fossil Fuels

Flight deal of the week: fly Around the World for under £900

<i>Every week, Jack Sheldon from Jack’s Flight Club selects a flight deal from the UK for Independent readers that you can’t afford to miss. This week:</i> …

Elon Musk unveils plans to use SpaceX's mega-rocket to travel anywhere on Earth in under an hour

SpaceX's founder, Elon Musk, presented his vision for getting people to Mars within five years at the International Astronautical Congress in the South Australia city of Adelaide on Friday.<p>The spaceship, dubbed the BFR, would carry about 100 people into outer space, but at the end of his …

Russian bank provisions enough for $92 billion bad loans: central bank

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s banking sector is carrying bad loans of 5.3 trillion rubles ($92 billion), which accounts for less than 10 percent of the sector’s outstanding loans, Central Bank Governor Elvira Nabiullina told Rossiya-24 TV on Friday.<p>FILE PHOTO: Russian central bank governor Elvira …

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German prosecutors make arrest in Audi Dieselgate probe

A former top manager for Audi has reportedly been detained as part of an investigation into the emissions cheating scandal at parent company …

Corruption

Britain carries out more than 1,500 air strikes against Islamic State

Britain has carried out more than 1,500 air strikes against Islamic State (IS) since it began its bombing campaign three years ago, Sir Michael Fallon has said.<p>The Defence Secretary said the UK has made a major contribution as part of the international push to wipe out the jihadist group.<p>As the air …

Pre-paid debit cards for refugees in Turkey

<b>Six years of war in Syria, 3.1 million refugees in Turkey</b><p>Four hundred and six-five thousand Syrians are reported to have been killed or missing in Syria’s six-year civil war. Nearly one-quarter of these are presumed to be civilians. There are 5.5 million Syrian refugees in the world. 3.1 million …

UK treatment of foreign nationals 'could colour' MEPs’ view on Brexit

<b>Exclusive:</b> Guy Verhofstadt writes to Amber Rudd about recent incidents including threat to deport Japanese woman<p>The European parliament’s Brexit coordinator has warned the home secretary that Britain’s recent treatment of foreign nationals could “colour” MEPs’ attitudes to whether they approve a …

Brexit: Huge disruption expected as 130 European financial firms seen applying for new licences to operate in UK

The Bank of England is anticipating 130 financial firms from across Europe applying for licences to continue operating in the UK after Brexit.<p>The …

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