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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Brexit transition deal last month has boosted confidence among finance chiefs at some of the country’s leading companies, a survey published on Monday showed. The Canary Wharf financial district is seen during early morning mist from Greenwich Park in London, Britain, January 22, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay Accountancy firm Deloitte said 27
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian embassy in London has sent a request for a meeting of its envoy with British foreign minister Boris Johnson to discuss the case of an ex-Russian spy and his daughter poisoned in Salisbury, the RIA news agency reported on Saturday. Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson speaks during a banquet with
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STEVENAGE, England (Reuters) – A European satellite launched this week to try out ways of tackling the growing amount of garbage in space will use technology as familiar to the ancient Romans as astronauts – nets and harpoons. Engineers who have designed and created harpoons for two pioneering space debris clearing projects said the appeal
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NEW FAIRFIELD, Conn. (Reuters) – What makes a grown woman cross an ocean and sleep for three nights on the street in a “pink princess tent” with her legs hanging out in the hope of seeing Britain’s Prince Harry and American Meghan Markle on their wedding day? FILE PHOTO: Donna Werner waits outside Westminster Abbey
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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – A British cooking show has sparked a lively debate across Southeast Asian over whether the widely popular chicken rendang dish should ever be crispy and where it originates from. Malaysian-born Zaleha Kadir Olpin served the spicy chicken alongside her nasi lemak, a traditional Malaysian dish, in the quarter-final of the BBC’s
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LONDON (Reuters) – HSBC (HSBA.L), Europe’s largest bank, has reported the largest difference in male and female staff salaries among large organisations in Britain, as the government looks to pressure big companies to reduce gender pay disparities. FILE PHOTO: People walk past a branch of HSBC bank in central London, Britain June 09, 2015. REUTERS/Neil
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LUTON, England (Reuters) – Peugeot-maker PSA (PEUP.PA) has unveiled plans to raise output at its British Vauxhall van plant, in a pre-Brexit show of confidence that will raise pressure on sister brand Opel’s German workforce to offer concessions in labor talks. PSA, which last year acquired Opel/Vauxhall from General Motors (GM.N), will build Peugeot and
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