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Channel smugglers step up risks to outfox France and UK

The number of migrants crossing has doubled in a year, so why is it proving so hard to stop their smugglers?
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UK announces extra £29m of humanitarian aid for Ethiopia

Fears grow over effect of government blockade on worsening food, water and energy situation
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UK's Johnson invites Bill Gates, JPMorgan's Dimon, others to dinner -The Telegraph

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will host a dinner with world business leaders, including Bill Gates and JPMorgan Chase & Co Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon, The Telegraph reported on Friday.
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UK and Irish survivors of 2015 Bataclan attack tell court how they escaped death

Witnesses to atrocity in Paris music venue that killed 90 talk of playing dead and trying to help the wounded
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'Sprinklegate' sinks a U.K. bakery's top sellers after topping is found to be illegal

"It is HIGHLY unlikely that we will find any legal sprinkles that we will use as a replacement," says Rich Myers, owner of the Get Baked bakery in Leeds.
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UK Board endorses strategic plan with commitment to advance Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ/UK Public Relations) — The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees endorsed Friday an institutional Strategic Plan that focuses squarely on one overarching goal — how UK can advance the Commonwealth. “We were created — and we exist — to advance Kentucky: its economy and its health, its education and its quality of life. That is our why,”...
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UK fires women’s soccer coach Ian Carry

Carry finishes with a record of 26-50-8 overall and 6-35-4 in SEC play.
aseaofblue.com12h

Can the U.K. recover from the pandemic?

The pandemic has left Britain’s economy with much deeper scars than its neighbors and Boris Johnson’s plan Build Back Better up against high inflation, blooming debt, and weak economic growth
fortune.com12h

Australian trade minister leaves UK with no deal

Dan Tehan hoped to strike an agreement with his UK counterpart, but it wasn’t to be.
politico.eu12h

COP26: China's Xi Jinping unlikely to attend, UK PM told

The UK has been warned the Chinese president is not likely to come, UK government sources say.
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