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Brexit toll? Brits think UK less important than other nations in the world

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Brits are trailing behind in the league of populations who think their country is gaining importance on the world stage, new research has found. That is partially due to some UK groups thinking less of Britain post-Brexit. According to a new poll by the Pew Research Centre, Russian, Indians and Germans are the ones most Read More

Fish and chips under threat from plastic-clogged seas, UK charity warns

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s fish and chips, one of the nation’s favorite staples, is under threat from the deluge of plastic waste that is choking seas and endangering marine life, a leading environmental charity warned on Wednesday. To highlight the risk, Plastic Oceans UK teamed up with a “chippie” in the northern city of Blackburn Read More

Aussie PM grilled on hot topic of the day: Should onions be above or below the sausage?

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Australians are fired up as tensions simmer across the country over one of the hottest topics to skewer public opinion: should the onions be placed above or below the sausage in a certain national delicacy? Wildly popular Australian hardware chain Bunnings, known for its charity fundraiser barbecues and its delicious ‘snags’ (a sausage sandwich), recently Read More

Unique Group and Innovo complete decommissioning project in the Middle East

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11/13/2018 EDINBURGH — Unique Group, one of the world’s leading integrated subsea and offshore solution providers, together with Innovo, an engineering, construction and equipment rental company, have successfully completed a multi-million dollar decommissioning contract for Italian global marine, oil and gas contractor, Saipem, on a key offshore platform in the Middle East region. Unique Group Read More

Emerging debt, unlike most fixed income, not expensive: TCW's Foley

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Emerging market debt is a rare fixed-income class that does not look too expensive, and could be an even more attractive investment if the U.S. dollar weakens, according to Penny Foley, portfolio manager for TCW Group Inc’s emerging markets and international equities groups. Penny Foley, Portfolio Manager for the TCW Emerging Read More

CNN sues Trump after White House bans reporter

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CNN is suing Donald Trump after a reporter was banned from the White House following a hostile exchange at a news conference. The president berated political correspondent Jim Acosta during a post-midterms briefing last week, after which the journalist was accused of assaulting an intern who attempted to relieve him of the microphone. Press secretary Read More

CNN sues Donald Trump over White House ban

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CNN is suing Donald Trump after a reporter was banned from the White House following a hostile exchange at a press conference. The president berated political correspondent Jim Acosta during a post-midterms briefing last week, after which the journalist was accused of assaulting an intern who attempted to relieve him of the microphone. Press secretary Read More

Aung San Suu Kyi stripped of Amnesty award

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Amnesty International has withdrawn its top human rights award from Aung San Suu Kyi, saying she “no longer represents a symbol of hope”. Myanmar’s de-facto leader was given the Ambassador Of Conscience award in 2009 while under house arrest after years of opposing the military regime. At the time, Amnesty hailed her as a “symbol Read More