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British Airways faces record 183.4 million pounds fine over data theft

British Airways-owner IAG (ICAG.L) is facing a record $230 million (183.4 million pounds) fine for the theft of data from 500,000 customers from its...

UK steps up fight against fake news

The Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, will today (7 July) announce a package of £18m over three years to counter disinformation and fake news across...

UK police break up largest ‘modern day slavery’ ring

Details about what prosecutors have called one of Britain's largest-ever modern-day slavery rings have emerged with the conviction of eight people originally from Poland. Prosecutors...

Top appeals court overturns life sentences for 6 FETÖ media suspects

Turkey's Supreme Court of Appeals on Friday overturned the sentences of aggravated life imprisonment given to Ahmet Altan, his brother Mehmet Altan, Nazlı Ilıcak...

Britain sent 1,400 tons of poultry back to Brazil due to...

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 3 (Xinhua) -- The Brazilian government confirmed on Wednesday that Britain has sent back to Brazil 16 containers of poultry...

China, Bangladesh agree to Belt and Road cooperation

BEIJING, July 4 (Xinhua) -- China and Bangladesh on Thursday agreed to advance their cooperation on the Belt and Road Initiative. The consensus was reached...

EU top jobs deal sparks crisis in Merkel’s coalition

EU member governments' surprise nominee for president of the European Union's executive, Germany's Ursula von der Leyen, has sparked fresh tensions within Chancellor Angela...

ICC prosecutor seeks Rohingya probe of crimes against humanity

The International Criminal Court prosecutor has filed a request with judges to open a formal investigation of crimes against humanity allegedly committed against Rohingya...

Canada to ease visa requirements for Ukrainians: president

KIEV, July 3 (Xinhua) -- Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky announced his country and Canada would sign an agreement on simplifying visa requirements for educational...

Italy birth rate hits record low in 2018 as population shrinks

The number of babies born in Italy hit a new record low in 2018, the population shrank and the average age crept higher, national...

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