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Seven Palestinians killed as Gaza bloodshed worsens

Seven Palestinians have been killed by Israeli troops with hundreds wounded in another day of bloody clashes on the Gaza border.
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Posted 2018/04/06 20:25:00

Photographer dies amid Israel-Gaza border protests

A photographer has died a day after being shot while covering protests on the Israel-Gaza border.
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Posted 2018/04/06 20:25:00

Aston Martin plans to appoint three banks to prepare 4 billion pounds float - source

LONDON (Reuters) - Aston Martin is preparing to appoint three banks to manage a possible London stock market listing of the luxury car manufacturer that could value it at between 4 billion pounds and 5 billion pounds, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter.


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Posted 2018/04/06 20:11:58

Poisoned Russian agent Sergei Skripal recovering rapidly, hospital says

LONDON (Reuters) - Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal is no longer in a critical condition and his health is improving rapidly, more than a month after he was poisoned with a nerve agent in England, the hospital treating him said on Friday.


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Posted 2018/04/06 17:01:00

Farnese blue diamond goes on sale after 300 years of royal history

LONDON (Reuters) - The historically important Farnese Blue diamond, which was passed down through European royal families for some 300 years, is to go on sale for the first time next month, auctioneers Sotheby's said.


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Posted 2018/04/06 16:41:47

Tata Steel open to taking majority stake in Thyssenkrupp tie-up - sources

LONDON/MUMBAI/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - India's Tata Steel would consider taking a majority stake in its planned European steel joint venture with Germany's Thyssenkrupp after the business has publicly listed, according to two sources familiar with the matter.


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Posted 2018/04/06 15:46:16

McGregor released on bail over assault charges

UFC fighter Conor McGregor has been released on bail after appearing in a New York court charged with three counts of assault over an alleged bus attack.
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Posted 2018/04/06 14:57:00

Trump threatens tariffs on $100 billion more China goods; Beijing ready to strike back

BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China warned on Friday it was fully prepared to respond with a "fierce counter strike" of fresh trade measures if the United States follows through on President Donald Trump's threat to slap tariffs on an additional $100 billion (71.41 billion pounds) in Chinese goods.


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Posted 2018/04/06 14:49:03

Leaving jail, Puigdemont calls for dialogue with Madrid

BERLIN (Reuters) - Former Catalan President Carles Puigdemont called on Spain to abandon its attempts to prosecute separatist leaders as he left a German prison on Friday, urging Madrid to enter into dialogue with them.


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Posted 2018/04/06 14:34:37

Uber appoints two new non-executive board members in Britain

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber said on Friday it had appointed two new independent non-executives in Britain as it fights to keep its licence in its most important European market, London.


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Posted 2018/04/06 13:38:35

Poisoned Russian agent Sergei Skripal is getting better fast, hospital says

LONDON (Reuters) - Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal is no longer in critical condition and his health is improving rapidly more than a month since he was poisoned with a nerve agent, the British hospital treating him said on Friday.


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Posted 2018/04/06 13:25:19

London police call urgent meeting after six more stabbings

LONDON (Reuters) - London police called an emergency meeting of community leaders on Friday after six stabbings in a matter of hours, as they tried to stem a wave of knife crime that threatens to dominate the city's politics ahead of local elections in May.


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Posted 2018/04/06 12:48:46

Sergei Skripal no longer in a critical condition

Sergei Skripal is no longer in a critical condition following last month's nerve agent attack, Salisbury District Hospital says.
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Posted 2018/04/06 12:34:00

Black Panther is debut film for first Saudi cinema

Black Panther will be the first movie shown when Saudi Arabia opens its first cinema in 35 years - bringing an end to a ban in the deeply conservative Kingdom.
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Posted 2018/04/06 11:54:00

Almost 3m Europeans hit by Facebook data breach

Facebook has reportedly told the European Union that nearly three million people in the bloc could have been affected by the data-sharing scandal involving Cambridge Analytica.
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Posted 2018/04/06 11:01:00

Cyclicals suffer as new Trump tariff threat hits FTSE

LONDON (Reuters) - The latest salvo in a trade row between the U.S. and China weighed on Britain's FTSE 100 on Friday, though the damage was limited as mining and bank stocks fell while utilities made gains.


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Posted 2018/04/06 09:13:55

Conor McGregor charged with assault

UFC fighter Conor McGregor has been charged with three counts of assault over a backstage scuffle in New York.
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Posted 2018/04/06 08:13:00

South Korean court jails former president Park for 24 years

SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean court jailed former President Park Geun-hye for 24 years on Friday over a scandal that exposed webs of corruption between political leaders and the country's conglomerates.


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Posted 2018/04/06 08:07:40

Jacob Zuma in court over corruption charges

Former South African president Jacob Zuma has appeared in court to face charges of fraud, money laundering and racketeering.
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Posted 2018/04/06 08:06:00

Co-op reports profit jump, eyes new markets

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Co-operative Group reported a 25 percent rise in annual profit on Friday and said this year it would expand its convenience store network and enter new sectors.


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Posted 2018/04/06 08:04:36