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Poisoned ex-spy Sergei Skripal discharged from U.Ok. hospital

LONDON — Medical doctors say former Russian spy Sergei Skripal has been discharged from the hospital, greater than two months after he was poisoned with a nerve agent. Skripal and his daughter Yulia had been discovered unconscious within the English metropolis of Salisbury on March four, and spent weeks in …

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U.Ok. apologizes to ex-Qaddafi foe Abdel Hakim Belhaj, spouse Fatima Boudchar over alleged CIA kidnap, torture in Libya

LONDON — Britain acknowledged Thursday that its intelligence brokers performed a job within the kidnapping and torture of an opponent of the late Libyan chief Muammar Qaddafi — a uncommon admission of wrongdoing by British spies. Lawyer Basic Jeremy Wright advised lawmakers that Prime Minister Theresa Might had apologized “unreservedly” …

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Why the U.Ok. is eyeing a ban on moist wipes

Moist wipes could possibly be worn out within the coming a long time in the UK, BBC Information studies. The U.Ok. authorities says its plan to eradicate avoidable plastic waste “consists of single use merchandise like moist wipes,” which include non-biodegradable plastic.  Producers will both need to create plastic-free wipes …

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UK parks enhance high quality of life by £34bn

Parks and inexperienced areas generate well being advantages that might value greater than £34 billion if they didn’t exist, analysis by Fields in Belief has prompt. The charity, which protects inexperienced areas, additionally discovered that parks save the NHS about £111 million a yr. The report coincides with the launch …

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U.Ok. lawmakers demand Fb CEO Mark Zuckerberg seem earlier than committee

LONDON — The U.Ok. parliament’s media committee demanded Fb CEO Mark Zuckerberg seem earlier than the panel after lawmakers mentioned a senior govt who testified Thursday failed to totally reply their questions concerning the knowledge safety scandal that has engulfed the corporate. Committee members did not disguise their frustration with Fb’s …

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