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EU Chief Urges Britain to Change its Mind Over Brexit

BRUSSELS —  European Union chief Donald Tusk is urging Britain to change its mind about leaving the bloc next year and says the EU would welcome the country back. Tusk said Tuesday that “if the U.K. government sticks to its decision to leave, Brexit will become a reality, with all its negative consequences, in March next year unless there is ...

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BP to Take $1.7 Billion Charge Over Deepwater Horizon Spill

LONDON — The energy giant BP said on Tuesday that it expected to take an additional charge of $1.7 billion in the fourth quarter for claims related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster, which killed 11 people and caused the worst oil spill in American history. The company also said that it now anticipated that cash payments related to the ...

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Studying Gas Mask Filters So People Can Breathe Easier

In research that could lead to better gas mask filters, scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have been putting the X-ray spotlight on composite materials in respirators used by the military, police, and first responders, and the results have been encouraging. What they are learning not only provides reassuring news about the effectiveness of ...

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Manchester United transfer report: Cristiano Ronaldo ‘feels betrayed by Real Madrid and wants Old Trafford return’

Cristiano Ronaldo is keen to return to Man United after falling out with the Real Madrid hierarchy Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Cristiano Ronaldo is considering his future at Real Madrid and is eyeing a potential return to Manchester United, according to stunning reports in Spain. The Portuguese superstar has cut a frustrated figure at the Bernabeu this season, with Real ...

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Measles outbreak MAPPED: Contagious virus spreads across UK – Is your town affected?

A measles outbreak has now affected 122 people in the UK, Public Health England (PHE) has confirmed. West Yorkshire has reported 34 cases of measles, while 29 people became infected in Liverpool and Cheshire, and seven in Greater Manchester. The West Midlands reported 32 confirmed measles cases, and Surrey has seen 20 infections, according to latest PHE figures. More than ...

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Japan City Uses Emergency System to Recall Blowfish Packages

TOKYO —  A city in central Japan used its emergency loudspeaker system in an attempt to recall four packages of blowfish meat after discovering a fifth one contained the potentially deadly liver. No one has died. The fish, known as fugu, is an expensive winter delicacy but requires a license to prepare because of the dangers of mishandling. The fugu’s ...

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Pound LIVE: Sterling rises but Barnier talks tough on UK trade terms | City & Business | Finance

9.46am – UPDATE – Britain’s love affair with reasonably priced, hot baked goods continues  High-street favourite Greggs has announced that like-for-like sales for the fourth quarter of the year rose by 3 per cent as shoppers opted for a sausage roll and a cream-filled apple danish while on their Christmas shopping rounds. Sales have grown 3.7 per cent on the ...

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