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EU judges to rule on Brexit on eve of May’s crucial vote

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – The EU’s top court will say on Monday whether Britain can unilaterally halt Brexit, potentially offering a boost to those opposed to leaving the European Union on the very eve of a crucial and tumultuous vote in the British parliament. FILE PHOTO: An anti-Brexit demonstrator wears a combination of EU and Union flags outside the Houses of ...

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Prominent Vietnamese academic under fire for criticism of one-party rule

HANOI (Reuters) – In a rare ideological denunciation of one of its members, Vietnam’s ruling Communist Party has publicly criticized a prominent and outspoken academic for publishing translations of books it said were critical of socialism and one-party rule. Chu Hao, a former vice minister of science, is accused by party investigators of abusing his position as director of an ...

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UK aid for wealthier overseas territories after rule change

Image copyright Ministry of Defence Image caption Hurricane Irma caused destruction across the BVI in September 2017 British overseas territories hit by natural disasters could get access to foreign aid under plans agreed by the richest nations, the BBC has learned. Some Caribbean islands damaged last year by hurricanes did not get official development assistance because their national incomes were ...

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South Korean court to rule on war survivors’ claim against Japanese firm

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s top court is due to rule on Tuesday on a damages lawsuit against a Japanese company filed by South Koreans forced into labor during Japan’s 1910-45 occupation, a decision that could unsettle ties between the uneasy neighbors. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp.’s Kimitsu steel plant is pictured at its ...

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Daimler doesn’t rule out future cooperation with Tesla: report

Dieter Zetsche, chairman of the board of management of Daimler AG, attends a press conference on the second press day of the Paris auto show, in Paris, France, October 3, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau WARSAW (Reuters) – Daimler AG does not rule out cooperating with Tesla Inc in future even though the German luxury car producer sold its stake in the ...

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Outdoor wedding rule change ‘will make a world of difference’

Image copyright Alex Miller Image caption Sam Gilbert and Louise Young took the plunge when organising something different for their big day An outdoor ceremony surrounded by fields, followed by a memorable plunge into the water at an evening pool party. It may not sound like your typical wedding – and that’s exactly what Louise Young and Sam Gilbert wanted. ...

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Wimbledon: John Isner backs new rule to stop marathon matches

American Isner has played in the longest Wimbledon match of all time and the longest Wimbledon semi-final John Isner has backed planned changes to Wimbledon aimed at preventing marathon matches – and says the rule should be named after him. From next year, tie-breaks will be played at 12-12 in the final set, the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) ...

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Brazil’s Bolsonaro does not rule out retaining central bank chief Goldfajn

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s far-right presidential frontrunner Jair Bolsonaro said on Saturday he does not rule out keeping acclaimed central bank chief Ilan Goldfajn in the job. FILE PHOTO: Presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro is pictured during a news conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil October 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes At the helm of the central bank since June 2016, ...

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