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Cheesed off: Brexit blues wipe out UK cheesemaker’s European business

In the heart of England's Peak District, famous Derbyshire Stilton is made using traditions passed on through the generations. The Hartington ...

Denmark set to ban life-term prisoners from new romances

Prisoners in Denmark serving life sentences are set to be stopped from beginning new romantic relationships. The bill, if adopted, will apply to ...

Merkel Leaves the German Economy With Trouble Under the Hood

During her 16 years as Germany’s chancellor, Angela Merkel has become an international avatar of calm, reason and democratic values for the way ...

Fake Parties and Cloned Candidates: How the Kremlin ‘Manages’ Democracy

MOSCOW — Russia stages local and national elections like clockwork in accordance with its post-Soviet Constitution, but the results are nearly ...

Same-sex civil unions ‘good and helpful to many’, says Pope Francis

Pope Francis has ended his trip to Slovakia by speaking out on abortion and same-sex marriage. During his flight back to Rome he said "abortion ...

Two Men Charged With Murder of Journalist in Northern Ireland

Two men have been charged with the murder of the journalist Lyra McKee, who was shot and killed in 2019 during riots in the city of Derry in ...

US attempts to curb French and EU backlash over Indo-Pacific pact with UK and Australia

The White House has attempted to diffuse the backlash over its decision to exclude European Union partners from a new Indo-Pacific security pact ...

‘Shang-Chi’ Wins a Warm Asia Greeting. Then There’s China.

Marvel released “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” with China in mind. Simu Liu, the film’s Canadian lead actor, was born in China. Much ...

Fire crews struggling to save California giant sequoias

Firefighters wrapped the base of the world’s largest tree in a fire-resistant blanket as they tried to save a famous grove of gigantic old-growth ...

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