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European powers urge dialogue, end to escalation in Iran nuclear crisis

14 July 2019, 8:39 PM

Three key European powers on Sunday called for dialogue and an end to the escalation over Iran’s nuclear programme, as tensions further intensified between Tehran and the United States (US).

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UK parliamentary staff face unwanted sexual advances, report says

11 July 2019, 1:52 PM

People working for lawmakers in Britain’s lower house of parliament face an unacceptable risk of sexual harassment, bullying and abuse, which has been hidden because staff fear reprisals, according to an official report on Thursday.

Britain’s US ambassador resigns after Trump spat

10 July 2019, 5:11 PM

Britain’s ambassador to Washington resigned Wednesday after being targeted by US President Donald Trump over the leak of highly critical diplomatic cables that put the allies’ relationship on edge.

UK MPs back extending gay marriage, abortion rights to N.Ireland

9 July 2019, 9:14 PM

MPs in Britain’s House of Commons voted on Tuesday to extend same-sex marriage and abortion rights to Northern Ireland — unless devolved government is restored there by October 21.

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Trump calls British ambassador to US ‘a very stupid guy’

9 July 2019, 2:58 PM

President Donald Trump on Tuesday called the British ambassador to the United States “a very stupid guy,” one day after declaring he would cut contact with the diplomat following a leak of cables describing Trump as “inept.”



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