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British election: Labour offers Brexit pledge on EU nationals

The stakes have been raised ahead of Britain’s early election in June, with the opposition Labour Party setting out its Brexit strategy.

The stakes have been raised ahead of Britain’s early election in June, with the opposition Labour Party setting out its Brexit strategy.

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Nestle cuts 300 British jobs

Anger from unions as almost 300 UK Nestle jobs are cut as chocolate biscuit production is moved to Poland

Anger from unions as almost 300 UK Nestle jobs are cut as chocolate biscuit production is moved to Poland

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Royal support for London Marathon runners

Prince Harry and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were there in support of mental health charity Heads Together.

Prince Harry and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were there in support of mental health charity Heads Together.

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Long lines in London for French voters

French voters in London are out en masse at polling stations to cast their ballots in the country’s tight presidential election.

French voters in London are out en masse at polling stations to cast their ballots in the country’s tight presidential election.

Business

Retail sales slump bodes ill for UK economy

British retail sales posted their biggest quarterly fall in seven years in Q1 2017, as rising prices since the Brexit vote pressured consumers.

British retail sales posted their biggest quarterly fall in seven years in Q1 2017, as rising prices since the Brexit vote pressured consumers.

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NATO builds up military forces in Baltic region

Some 800 British troops have joined NATO forces in Estonia, as part of efforts to deter any Russian agression in the Baltic region

Some 800 British troops have joined NATO forces in Estonia, as part of efforts to deter any Russian agression in the Baltic region

Europe

EU's Tajani holds talks with PM May

The head of the European Parliament has urged the British Prime minister to strike a quick deal on the rights of EU citizens living in the UK Antonio Tajani told Theresa May that British people living

The head of the European Parliament has urged the British Prime minister to strike a quick deal on the rights of EU citizens living in the UK Antonio Tajani told Theresa May that British people living

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Brits bet big on unpredictable French election

France's upcoming presidential election is such a close call UK bookmakers say it has attracted what is thought to be unprecedented interest from British gamblers.

France's upcoming presidential election is such a close call UK bookmakers say it has attracted what is thought to be unprecedented interest from British gamblers.

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Financial markets still affected by UK election concerns

There further volatility in financial markets on Wednesday following the surprise general election announcement by Britain's prime minister.

There further volatility in financial markets on Wednesday following the surprise general election announcement by Britain's prime minister.

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UK to hold snap general election on June 8

An overwhelming majority in the UK Parliament approves holding a snap general election on June 8.

An overwhelming majority in the UK Parliament approves holding a snap general election on June 8.

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Coal carrying challenge

People of all shapes and sizes gathered outside the Royal Oak pub in Gawthorpe, in Yorkshire, England on Monday (April 17) to carry 50 kilograms of coal 1.

People of all shapes and sizes gathered outside the Royal Oak pub in Gawthorpe, in Yorkshire, England on Monday (April 17) to carry 50 kilograms of coal 1.

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Britons mull May's election gamble

The news that Britain's prime minister Theresa May called a snap election has sent shockwaves throughout the UK.

The news that Britain's prime minister Theresa May called a snap election has sent shockwaves throughout the UK.

Sport

Force India Formula One owner arrested in UK

The owner of the Sahara Force India Formula One team has been arrested in London after India made an extradition request.

The owner of the Sahara Force India Formula One team has been arrested in London after India made an extradition request.

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UK General Election: where do the key parties stand on Brexit?

A lack of unity at Westminster over Brexit is why Theresa May has called a snap election, but what are the stances of the main political parties?

A lack of unity at Westminster over Brexit is why Theresa May has called a snap election, but what are the stances of the main political parties?

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Egg rolling

400 people took part in the annual egg rolling competition at Devil’s Dyke in the UK on Monday (17 April).

400 people took part in the annual egg rolling competition at Devil’s Dyke in the UK on Monday (17 April).

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Smart bandages will use 5G data to monitor wounds

Swansea University is trialling a new bandage that can pick up blood clotting or spot infections and send the information back to the patient’s doctor…

Swansea University is trialling a new bandage that can pick up blood clotting or spot infections and send the information back to the patient’s doctor…

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How Brexit shattered my illusion of the UK

When I left my native France at the age of 18, I was full of dreams and hope for the future.

When I left my native France at the age of 18, I was full of dreams and hope for the future.