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British supermarkets battle to secure stocks as chaotic Brexit looms

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britons could face shortages of fresh food, price rises and less variety if the country leaves the European Union next month without agreeing on trade terms, food industry officials say. FILE PHOTO: Picked apples are seen at Stocks Farm in Suckley, Britain, October 10, 2016. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh/File Photo With no deal in Read More

Senators may investigate 'coup' to remove Trump

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By Philip Whiteside, international news reporter An investigation may take place into claims senior officials discussed whether Donald Trump could be removed from office. Former acting director of the FBI, Andrew McCabe, made the claim during an interview with CBS News. Mr McCabe, who was later sacked, described a conversation in which Rod Rosenstein, the Read More

EU starts natural gas price war Trump and Putin will love

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By Mathew Carr on 2/17/2019 Photo: Yamal LNG, Total. LONDON (Bloomberg) — The stage has been set for a European natural gas price war that will help boost demand and enable both Russia and the U.S. to increase sales to the region. The battle won’t brutalize earnings too much because gas supply is just so Read More

Spain, struggling to rebury dictator Franco, hands ultimatum to his family

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Spain’s government has clashed with the family of the late fascist dictator, Francisco Franco, over the removal of his remains from a controversial civil war memorial in a move that still seems to be divisive for the Spaniards. The Spanish Cabinet has given the green light for the exhumation of Franco, who is now buried Read More

‘I do not recognize my country’: Yellow Vests who have lost eyes, limbs demand justice from Macron

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French protesters have gathered for the 15th week of Gilets Jaunes rallies, with the injury toll from the civil unrest resembling that of a small war. Despite pleas from victims, however, Emmanuel Macron is tightening the screws. “This is not normal. We are in France, one of the oldest and best democracies in the world,” Read More

U.S.-China trade talks to resume next week, Trump hints at extension

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BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and China will resume trade talks next week in Washington with time running short to ease their bruising trade war, but U.S. President Donald Trump repeated on Friday that he may extend a March 1 deadline for a deal and keep tariffs on Chinese goods from rising. Both the Read More

Antarctic ice shelves: Searching for clues on climate change

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KING GEORGE ISLAND, Antarctica (Reuters) – In a remote island outpost on the edge of the Antarctic, hundreds of miles from the southern tip of Chile, scientists at a research base are scouring the ice for clues about everything from climate change to cures for cancer. FILE PHOTO: The scientific investigation vessel of the Chilean Read More

There are no independent countries in the world, Putin says

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Europe can’t oppose the US deployment of missiles, even if it is contrary to their interests, because no country can be truly independent these days, Vladimir Putin believes. The Russian president thinks “the modern world is the world of interdependency” and there are no truly independent countries these days. “Do you think European countries want Read More

Google 'satisfies' Russia over censorship demands

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By Alexander J Martin, technology reporter Google is reported to have “satisfied” the Russian communications regulator over demands it censor people’s web searches. Roskomnadzor has sent repeated requests to Google requiring it to route Russian citizens’ web searches through a government filtering system. However, the head of the regulator, Alexander Zharov, told state-owned news agency Read More