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Anti-Trump protesters pack London's Parliament Square

MPs clashed on Monday over whether or not to invite US President Donald Trump to the UK for an official state visit.

MPs clashed on Monday over whether or not to invite US President Donald Trump to the UK for an official state visit.

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Amazon to add 15,000 jobs across Europe, 5,000 in Britain

Online retailer Amazon has said it will create more than 5,000 jobs in Britain this year, part of 15,000 in various European countries.

Online retailer Amazon has said it will create more than 5,000 jobs in Britain this year, part of 15,000 in various European countries.

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Parliamentary debate on Trump's state visit to UK nears

British Prime Minister Theresa May surprised many by inviting President Donald Trump on a state visit to Britain and was the first world leader to visit him in Washington.

British Prime Minister Theresa May surprised many by inviting President Donald Trump on a state visit to Britain and was the first world leader to visit him in Washington.

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Post-Brexit hate crimes in England and Wales reach record levels

Hate crimes in England and Wales have risen to record numbers in the three months immediately following the UK's vote to leave the European Union

Hate crimes in England and Wales have risen to record numbers in the three months immediately following the UK's vote to leave the European Union

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Philip Pullman fans rejoice! 'The Book of Dust' is coming...

British fantasy writer Philip Pullman, whose 'His Dark Materials' catapulted him to global stardom, returns to the fantasy world with a new trilogy.

British fantasy writer Philip Pullman, whose 'His Dark Materials' catapulted him to global stardom, returns to the fantasy world with a new trilogy.

Business

Rolls-Royce's profits dive

Aircraft engine maker Rolls-Royce suffered a record annual loss from settling bribery investigations in Britain, the US and Brazil and the pound's Brexit vote slump.

Aircraft engine maker Rolls-Royce suffered a record annual loss from settling bribery investigations in Britain, the US and Brazil and the pound's Brexit vote slump.

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BAFTA stars show off their trophies

The top winners of the 2017 British Academy Film Awards turned up to the official party at London’s Grosvenor House with their shiny, new trophies late on Sunday night (February…

The top winners of the 2017 British Academy Film Awards turned up to the official party at London’s Grosvenor House with their shiny, new trophies late on Sunday night (February…

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Musical La La Land wins five Baftas

It was La La Land’s night at this year’s Bafta awards(British Academy of Film and Television Arts) with the musical taking five trophies including best film and best actress for Emma…

It was La La Land’s night at this year’s Bafta awards(British Academy of Film and Television Arts) with the musical taking five trophies including best film and best actress for Emma…

Sport

Six Nations: Late try keeps England on track

England needed a late try from Elliot Daly to claim a 21-16 victory over Wales in the Six Nations in Cardiff and keep their title defence on track.

England needed a late try from Elliot Daly to claim a 21-16 victory over Wales in the Six Nations in Cardiff and keep their title defence on track.

Business

UK economy resilient at end of 2016, manufacturing jumps

Britain's economy remained resilient at the end of last year despite the UK's surprise vote in June to leave the European Union.

Britain's economy remained resilient at the end of last year despite the UK's surprise vote in June to leave the European Union.

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Cautious outlook from Thomas Cook

Tour-operator Thomas Cook says its bookings for the summer were up on last year, but it remained cautious about the rest of 2017.

Tour-operator Thomas Cook says its bookings for the summer were up on last year, but it remained cautious about the rest of 2017.

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Five hundred years of robots at the British Science Museum

A new exhibit at London’s Science Museum traces five-hundred years of robotic development, from early clockwork-automation – such as the impressive Silver Swann from 1773- to interactive…

A new exhibit at London’s Science Museum traces five-hundred years of robotic development, from early clockwork-automation – such as the impressive Silver Swann from 1773- to interactive…

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Brexit bill backed by parliament

After three days of debate and the scrutiny of over 140 pages of amendments Westminster has passed The European Union Notification of Withdrawal Bill.

After three days of debate and the scrutiny of over 140 pages of amendments Westminster has passed The European Union Notification of Withdrawal Bill.

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Scotland: Holyrood rejects Brexit plan

In a symbolic, non-binding vote, Scotland's parliament overwhelmingly rejects the UK government's plan to exit the EU.

In a symbolic, non-binding vote, Scotland's parliament overwhelmingly rejects the UK government's plan to exit the EU.