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Britain delays ban on promotion of high-sugar foods

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Shoppers look at bread in a Sainsbury’s supermarket, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in London, Britain January 12, 2021. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Rules banning multi-buy deals delayed by a year Ban on advertising before 9 p.m. also delayed Rules limiting store......

Queen Misses a Traditional Ceremony, at a Disorderly Moment for Britain

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here LONDON — Britain opened its Parliament on Tuesday with all the pomp of an age-old ceremony: the imperial crown, carried on a velvet pillow; members of the royal family, parading through the House of Lords in military regalia;......

Britain to shake up audit market after Carillion crash

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A combination of file pictures shows logos of accounting firms PwC, Deloitte, KPMG and EY. REUTERS/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, May 10 (Reuters) – Britain set out long-awaited plans on Tuesday for a new accounting watchdog to shake up the audit market four......

In wink to Ukraine, Britain, Macron suggests new European entity

Reuters
PARIS, May 9 (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday that he was in favour of a new type of “political European community” that would allow countries outside the European Union, including Ukraine and Britain, to join the “European core values.” Speaking to the European Parliament in Strasbourg,......

Boris Johnson and His Party Suffer Setbacks in Local Voting in Britain

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here LONDON — Embroiled in a sprawling scandal over parties in Downing Street that broke lockdown rules, Britain’s prime minister, Boris Johnson, suffered a succession of setbacks on Friday in local elections as voters across the country abandoned his......

Britain says Russian troll factory is spreading disinformation on social media

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A person rings the bell outside a burning plant, following Russian shelling amid Russia’s attack on Ukraine, in Kharkiv, Ukraine, April 30, 2022. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, May 1 (Reuters) – The British Foreign Office said on Sunday Russia is using a......

Britain moves ahead with mandatory climate plans for companies

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Activists from the Extinction Rebellion drape a banner across Marble Arch as part of a protest in central London, Britain, April 16, 2022. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, April 25 (Reuters) – Britain unveiled a new taskforce on Monday to write rules......

Britain gives first European approval to Valneva COVID shot

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Shares rally more than 20% UK govt cancelled plans to buy shot last year EU drug regulator assessing shot for possible approval LONDON/PARIS, April 14 (Reuters) – Britain approved Valneva’s (VLS.PA) COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, becoming the first European country to clear the use of the French firm’s shot in......

INEOS offers to develop test shale gas site in Britain

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A logo is pictured in the headquarters of INEOS chemicals company in Rolle, Switzerland, November 13, 2017. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, April 10 (Reuters) – Chemicals and energy giant INEOS has offered to develop a shale gas test site in Britain to......

Britain plans nuclear and offshore turbines to boost energy independence

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LONDON, April 7 (Reuters) – Britain set out plans to expand nuclear and offshore wind power on Thursday to bolster its energy independence, but a failure to target improved energy efficiency even as heating costs surge was attacked for lacking ambition. With energy prices hitting record highs this year, driven......

Digging Up the Rich Viking History of Britain

Smithsonian
By Joshua Levine Photographs by Kate Peters Cat Jarman led me through a dense tangle of forest called Heath Wood. We were in Derbyshire, close to the very heart of England. There was no path, and the forest floor was overgrown with bracken and bush. It was easy to lose......

Britain will reveal crypto regulation plans in coming weeks, sources say

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak leaves the 11 Downing Street, in London, on March 23, 2022. Daniel Leal | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — The U.K. government will soon reveal plans to regulate the cryptocurrency market, focusing......

Britain prepares to temporarily nationalise Gazprom retail unit -Bloomberg News

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A 3D printed natural gas pipeline is placed in front of displayed Gazprom logo and Russian flag in this illustration taken February 8, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register March 21 (Reuters) – The UK government is preparing to step in and temporarily run......

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