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Debate over whether Hong Kong was indeed British colony reflects lack of education on Chinese constitution, lawmakers say

Debate over whether Hong Kong was indeed British colony reflects lack of education on...

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Pro-Beijing legislators say some residents have misunderstandings about history due to lack of education about Basic Law and nation’s constitution.
Pub in England says ‘no’ to Vogue magazine’s name-change request, accuses it of bullying

Pub in England says ‘no’ to Vogue magazine’s name-change request, accuses it of bullying

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The fashion publication asked the bar owner to rename it as it could ‘cause problems’ and members of the public might confuse the...
Indian wife of UK finance minister is richer than Britain’s Queen Elizabeth

Indian wife of UK finance minister is richer than Britain’s Queen Elizabeth

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Reports that Akshata Murty’s foreign earnings are shielded from British tax authorities have added to the pressures for her embattled husband; her father...
Protesters gather at UK ports after P&O sacks 800 ferry workers

Protesters gather at UK ports after P&O sacks 800 ferry workers

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Trade unions protested at British ferry ports on Friday after Dubai-owned P&O Ferries abruptly sacked 800 workers via a video message, drawing widespread...
China-Russia remark by Britain’s Liz Truss ‘nothing short of demented’ says Australia’s ex-PM Paul Keating

China-Russia remark by Britain’s Liz Truss ‘nothing short of demented’ says Australia’s ex-PM Paul...

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British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss’ assertion that China might use a Russian invasion of Ukraine as an opportunity to launch aggression of its...
UK supplies weapons to Ukraine amid fears of Russian invasion

UK supplies weapons to Ukraine amid fears of Russian invasion

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Britain said on Monday it was supplying Ukraine with anti-tank weapons to help it defend itself from a potential invasion, during a stand-off...
US judge rejects Prince Andrew’s attempt to halt sex assault lawsuit with domicile claim

US judge rejects Prince Andrew’s attempt to halt sex assault lawsuit with domicile claim

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Prince Andrew’s effort to immediately block the progression of a lawsuit by a woman who says he sexually assaulted her when she was...
Tigray rebels retake town of Lalibela in Ethiopia, home to Unesco site

Tigray rebels retake town of Lalibela in Ethiopia, home to Unesco site

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Tigray rebels on Sunday recaptured the north Ethiopian town of Lalibela, home to a Unesco World Heritage Site, local residents said, 11 days...
UK: two dead, power cuts for thousands, 120 lorries stuck in snow as Storm Arwen batters nation’s north

UK: two dead, power cuts for thousands, 120 lorries stuck in snow as Storm...

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Two people were killed, thousands of homes cut off from power and drivers stuck on freezing roads overnight as a powerful storm hit...
How the British sandwich became a uniquely Indian meal

How the British sandwich became a uniquely Indian meal

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Forget samosas and bhajis, Indians love their sandwiches and gravitate daily to their favourite street corner stalls to enjoy slices of bread with...
US Open: Britain’s Emma Raducanu wins women’s tennis singles title in New York

US Open: Britain’s Emma Raducanu wins women’s tennis singles title in New York

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Britain’s Emma Raducanu has won the US Open women's singles title after beating Leylah Fernandez of Canada 6-4, 6-3 in the final.Raducanu threatened...
France and Britain sign security deal on fighting Channel terror threat

France and Britain sign security deal on fighting Channel terror threat

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Britain and France on Monday signed a new security deal aimed at protecting the public in the event of a terror attack in...
Britain: report calls for tougher sanctions against China over treatment of Uygur Muslims

Britain: report calls for tougher sanctions against China over treatment of Uygur Muslims

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Britain should step up sanctions against China over its treatment of Uygur Muslims in Xinjiang, including banning cotton imports from the region, fast-tracking...
Ex-Hong Kong governor pushed Britain in 1989 to oppose citizenship requirements for top advisers and judges, seek concessions on PLA, declassified papers show

Ex-Hong Kong governor pushed Britain in 1989 to oppose citizenship requirements for top advisers...

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The British government in 1989 dismissed calls from then Hong Kong governor David Wilson to push back against a proposed constitutional requirement that...
Joe Biden heads for European diplomatic blitz, with China set to be woven ‘throughout every meeting’

Joe Biden heads for European diplomatic blitz, with China set to be woven ‘throughout...

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While most of Europe’s top leaders rooted for a Joe Biden victory in last year’s election, his first months as America’s president have...
Hongkongers stuck in Britain are eager to return, but months being stranded have already taken psychological, financial toll

Hongkongers stuck in Britain are eager to return, but months being stranded have already...

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More than 600 Hong Kong residents stranded in Britain by a December flight ban are hoping to return by the end of April...
Coronavirus: German police use water cannon as lockdown protest turns violent

Coronavirus: German police use water cannon as lockdown protest turns violent

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Police deployed water cannon and pepper spray after a gathering of some 20,000 protesters against lockdown and other coronavirus rules in central Germany...
Asia once led the coronavirus battle. Why is it behind on vaccines?

Asia once led the coronavirus battle. Why is it behind on vaccines?

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In Israel, where well over half the country’s 9 million residents have received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, citizens are spilling...
Coronavirus: England lockdown to last until at least March, says PM Boris Johnson

Coronavirus: England lockdown to last until at least March, says PM Boris Johnson

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Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson indicated on Wednesday the Covid-19 lockdown in England would last until March 8 when schools could start to...
National security law: stay or leave? Quarrels, heartache as Hong Kong families torn over taking up London’s BN(O) ticket

National security law: stay or leave? Quarrels, heartache as Hong Kong families torn over...

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From this weekend, Britain will start accepting applications from people with British National (Overseas) status for a new visa that would earn them...