Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Britain seeks close EU relationship on data protection after Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will set out a plan to co-operate closely with Europe on data protection rules after it leaves the EU, hoping to reassure businesses and law enforcement agencies that there will be no disruption to exchanges of information.


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Firefighters battle blaze at store in east London

LONDON (Reuters) - The London Fire Brigade said on Wednesday 15 fire engines and 97 firefighters and officers were tackling a huge blaze in a department store in the east of the city.


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Russian ambassador to Sudan found dead in his home

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Russia's ambassador to Sudan, Mirgayas Shirinskiy, was found dead at his home in Khartoum on Wednesday, the Sudanese police said.


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England's record-breaker who fell short at tournaments

(Reuters) - Wayne Rooney made the announcement of his retirement from the national team within hours of another England great Gary Lineker saying that he felt the country's leading goalscorer was "under appreciated."


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Exclusive: UK finance sector to propose 'mutual access' post-Brexit trade pact - document

LONDON (Reuters) - The UK's financial sector is to propose to the government a "mutual access" trade pact between Britain and the European Union that would allow banks and other firms to continue doing cross-border business after Brexit, according to a draft report seen by Reuters.


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Manchester airport pipe bomb plotter sentenced to 18 years

LONDON (Reuters) - A man who tried to smuggle a pipe bomb onto a flight from Britain's Manchester Airport was jailed on Wednesday for 18 years for possessing explosives with intent to endanger life.


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France's Macron says 'posted worker' rules betray EU spirit

SALZBURG, Austria (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday decried European rules allowing firms in low-wage countries to post workers elsewhere as a "betrayal" of the European spirit, seeking to overcome eastern European resistance to curbing the practice.


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