EU chief warns of extremely challenging timeframe for Brexit trade deal

EU chief warns of extremely challenging timeframe for Brexit trade deal

EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen warns of an 'extremely challenging' timeframe for a Brexit trade deal in a press conference during the second day of an EU summit.
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British PM has 'no mandate to take Scotland out of the EU': Nicola Sturgeon

British PM has 'no mandate to take Scotland out of the EU': Nicola Sturgeon

Scotland's First Minister and leader of the SNP Nicola Sturgeon says Boris Johnson has 'no mandate whatsoever to take Scotland out of the European Union', adding she would push for another independence referendum after losing a 2014 vote.
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Boris Johnson returns to Downing Street after meeting Queen

Boris Johnson returns to Downing Street after meeting Queen

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson goes back to Downing Street after going to Buckingham Palace to receive formal instructions from Queen Elizabeth II to form a new government.
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Shale gas

Shale gas

Videographic about shale gas and how fracking is used to extract it. To accompany an AFP feature on fracking in Argentina.
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Algeria newly-elected president Tebboune supporters celebrate victory

Algeria newly-elected president Tebboune supporters celebrate victory

Supporters of Algeria's newly-elected president Abdelmadjid Tebboune celebrate his victory at his campaign headquarters in the capital Algiers. Former Prime Minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune has won Algeria's widely unpopular presidential election wit...
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Emergency services at scene after police shoot man dead in Paris business district

Emergency services at scene after police shoot man dead in Paris business district

A man who threatened police officers with a knife has been shot and killed in the business district of La Défense, near Paris, authorities said.
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Boris Johnson heads to Buckingham Palace to meet Queen Elizabeth II

Boris Johnson heads to Buckingham Palace to meet Queen Elizabeth II

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrives in Buckingham Palace to receive formal instructions from Queen Elizabeth II to form a new government.
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Boris Johnson 'humbled' after majority win

Boris Johnson 'humbled' after majority win

The United Kingdom's Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he is 'humbled' by the majority win for a Conservative government and thanks voters who voted 'to get Brexit done'. With almost all results declared for the 650-seat parliament, Johnson's Cons...
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Bougainville residents celebrate independence referendum win

Bougainville residents celebrate independence referendum win

Jubilant Bougainville residents celebrate days after they voted to secede from Papua New Guinea.
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European leaders arrive in Brussels for second day of EU summit (2)

European leaders arrive in Brussels for second day of EU summit (2)

European leaders arrive in Brussels for the second day of a summit where the bloc's plans to tackle climate change will be one of the key topics of debate. After the resounding victory of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's party, EU leaders say they w...
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Mammoth field fires up Norway's oil industry

Mammoth field fires up Norway's oil industry

Under yellow metal legs stretching beneath the sea, billions of dollars lie buried. As the world tries hard to halt global warming, a huge oil field breathes new life into Norway's oil sector.
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Difficult conditions for commuters in Paris metro on 9th day of transport strike

Difficult conditions for commuters in Paris metro on 9th day of transport strike

"Don't push!" In the overcrowded corridors of Châtelet metro station, in the middle of rush hour, overwhelmed commuters are trying desperately to get to work. Transport provider RATP is providing a minimum service on just a few metro lines on the ...
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Hong Kong protests put a dampener on Christmas

Hong Kong protests put a dampener on Christmas

After more than six months of protests in Hong Kong, some local residents of the financial hub are not in the mood to celebrate Christmas.
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European leaders arrive in Brussels for second day of EU summit

European leaders arrive in Brussels for second day of EU summit

European leaders arrive in Brussels for the second day of a summit where the bloc's plans to tackle climate change will be one of the key topics of debate. After the resounding victory of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's party, EU leaders say they w...
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Britain’s political system

Britain’s political system

Videographic on Britain's political system. Britain will leave the European Union on January 31 as planned, Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised on Friday after winning a sweeping election victory.
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Withdrawal from the European Union

Withdrawal from the European Union

Videographic explaining how a country goes about leaving the EU. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday hailed a political "earthquake" in Britain after a thumping election victory which clears the way for the country to finally leave the EU next ...
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The European Union

The European Union

Videographic illustrating and explaining how the European Union works. EU leaders said Friday they were ready for the next phase of Brexit, just hours after the resounding victory of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's party that all but seals Britain'...
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The European Union

The European Union

Videographic illustrating and explaining how the European Union works. EU leaders said Friday they were ready for the next phase of Brexit, just hours after the resounding victory of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's party that all but seals Britain'...
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Britain - EU relations

Britain - EU relations

Videographic examining Britain's troubled relationship with the European Union. EU leaders said Friday they were ready for the next phase of Brexit, just hours after the resounding victory of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's party that all but seals...
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EU says 'ready' for Brexit trade talks after Johnson win

EU says 'ready' for Brexit trade talks after Johnson win

EU Council President Charles Michel says the bloc is ready to embark on trade talks with Britain and will do the utmost to protect European priorities after Prime Minister Boris Johnson's resounding election victory.
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Thorny art in Singapore: Durian seller parodies $120,000 banana art

Thorny art in Singapore: Durian seller parodies $120,000 banana art

After an artist made headlines by eating a $120,000 banana artwork taped to a gallery wall in Miami, a Singaporean durian seller has responds with his own funky art piece.
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Britain will leave the European Union on January 31 as planned: Prime Minister Boris Johnson

Britain will leave the European Union on January 31 as planned: Prime Minister Boris Johnson

Britain will leave the European Union on January 31 as planned, Prime Minister Boris Johnson promises after winning a sweeping election victory.
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British PM: Brexit is unarguable decision of the British people

British PM: Brexit is unarguable decision of the British people

Newly elected British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says "getting Brexit done is now the irrefutable, irresistible, unarguable decision of the British people" in victory speech to supporters.
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Traditional Thai massage gets UNESCO heritage status

Traditional Thai massage gets UNESCO heritage status

The body-folding, sharp-elbowed techniques of Thai massage were added Thursday to UNESCO's list of "Intangible Cultural Heritage". From upscale Bangkok spas and Phuket beach fronts to modest street-side shophouses, "nuad Thai" -- or Thai massage -...
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NZ troops complete daring volcano mission to retrieve bodies

NZ troops complete daring volcano mission to retrieve bodies

Elite soldiers retrieved six bodies from New Zealand's volatile White Island volcano on Friday, winning praise for their mission carried out under the threat of another eruption. Completes VIDI_1N11RYN°1N127S
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UK election: pro-EU Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson says results will bring "dread and dismay" after losin

UK election: pro-EU Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson says results will bring "dread and dismay" after losin

The leader of Britain's pro-EU Liberal Democrats, Jo Swinson, says early election results and exit polls, which indicate a big win for the ruling Conservative party, will bring "dread and dismay". Swinson, who campaigned on a pledge to revoke Brex...
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UK's Corbyn says will not lead Labour at next election

UK's Corbyn says will not lead Labour at next election

Jeremy Corbyn says he will not lead Britain's main opposition Labour party at the next general election, after predictions of a crushing defeat at nationwide polls.
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UK's Johnson says election results 'powerful new mandate' for Brexit

UK's Johnson says election results 'powerful new mandate' for Brexit

Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday said the British people had given his Conservative government a "powerful new mandate" to deliver Brexit and unite the country. Exit polls and early results suggest the Tories are on course for a historic vic...
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Star Wars fans camp outside LA cinema a week before film opens

Star Wars fans camp outside LA cinema a week before film opens

Star Wars superfans have begun camping outside Hollywood's famous TCL Chinese Theatre, more than a week before the blockbuster opens.
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UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn appears at polling station as party prepares for defeat in snap elect

UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn appears at polling station as party prepares for defeat in snap elect

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of Britain's main opposition Labour party, greets workers at a polling station in London. His party's vision to remodel the country along socialist lines, but looks to have led his party to its worst defeat since 1935 as Prim...
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Tory supporters cheer as Johnson's ruling party set for big win in UK's "Brexit election"

Tory supporters cheer as Johnson's ruling party set for big win in UK's "Brexit election"

Supporters of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's ruling Conservative party cheer and celebrate as they follow the results of Thursday's snap election, with Johnson appearing on course for a sweeping victory according to an exit poll, paving th...
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Ballot boxes arrive to be counted in Boris Johnson's constituency

Ballot boxes arrive to be counted in Boris Johnson's constituency

Cars bring ballot boxes from the nearest polling stations to the counting site in Uxbridge, Boris Johnson's constituency in greater London.
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Vote counting begins for UK's general election

Vote counting begins for UK's general election

Vote counting begins in Islington in North London after the polling stations close following the general elections.
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Rohingya refugees react after Suu Kyi's speech at ICJ

Rohingya refugees react after Suu Kyi's speech at ICJ

Rohingya refugees in Ukhia, Bangladesh, react after watching Aung San Suu Kyi's speech before the International Court of Justice (ICJ), during which she rejected the allegations of genocide against Myanmar.
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Scientists to harness the sun to break down plastic

Scientists to harness the sun to break down plastic

Scientists said Wednesday they have come up with an environmentally-friendly method that uses artificial sunlight to transform plastic into power-generating chemicals, as countries worldwide battle to reduce waste. Researchers in Singapore say the...
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Londoners vote in final hour of UK's general election

Londoners vote in final hour of UK's general election

People continue to vote in Tooting in South London as the British general election enters it final hour.
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US church nativity scene puts Jesus in cage as detained refugee

US church nativity scene puts Jesus in cage as detained refugee

A church's Nativity scene in California depicts Jesus, Mary and Joseph as detained refugees, separated in cages to symbolize "migrants who are detained and who need assistance."
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Voting continues in London as general election nears its end

Voting continues in London as general election nears its end

Voting continues in Britain's deeply divisive election that poses a historic choice between an imminent split from the European Union and another referendum that could scrap the entire Brexit process.
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Air Force helicopters arrive at airport for NZ recovery mission

Air Force helicopters arrive at airport for NZ recovery mission

New Zealand military helicopters arrive at Whakatane airport before taking off on a mission to recover bodies from the volcanic island that erupted Monday. Authorities say eight bodies remain on the volcano and -- after coming under pressure from ...
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Caviar 'queen': Chinese roe reigns around the world

Caviar 'queen': Chinese roe reigns around the world

China has endured embarrassing food scandals in recent years, but its sturgeon eggs have gained the respect of caviar connoisseurs around the world. The bulk of Chinese production comes from a picturesque lake ringed by mountains in eastern Zhejia...
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Emergency services prepare search for volcano victims

Emergency services prepare search for volcano victims

Despite the risks, emergency services prepare at Whakatane Airport on White Island to try and find the bodies of eight victims from the recent volcano eruption.
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NZ troops launch mission to get bodies off volcano

NZ troops launch mission to get bodies off volcano

New Zealand troops launch a perilous mission to recover bodies from a volcanic island that is threatening to erupt again. Two military helicopters are seen taking off from Whakatane for White Island, the volcano off the North Island where an erupt...
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UK Election: Vox pop of voters in Yorkshire Dales

UK Election: Vox pop of voters in Yorkshire Dales

Vox pop of voters in the Yorkshire Dales village of Askrigg, as people across the UK head to the polls.
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STOCKSHOTS Total taken to court in France over operations in Uganda

STOCKSHOTS Total taken to court in France over operations in Uganda

NGOs denounce "threats" to biodiversity and "land grabbing": the Total group is being sued for its activities in Uganda. The verdict will be delivered at the court in Nanterre. Les ONG dénoncent des "menaces" pour la biodiversité, un "accaparemen...
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Jersey City shooters driven by anti-Semitism: US prosecutor

Jersey City shooters driven by anti-Semitism: US prosecutor

New Jersey's Attorney General, Gurbir S. Grewal, says suspects of the shooting at a kosher grocery store in a New York suburb "held views that reflected hatred of the Jewish people as well as a hatred of law enforcement," during a press conference...
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Converted railway carriage becomes unusual polling station in the UK

Converted railway carriage becomes unusual polling station in the UK

After the closure of one of Leeming Bar's two pubs, which served as a polling station, the small British village has converted a railway carriage into a hall that also serves as its new polling station.
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Algerians vote in the presidential elections

Algerians vote in the presidential elections

Algerians cast their votes at a polling station in Algiers in the presidential elections.
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European leaders arrive in Brussels for summit

European leaders arrive in Brussels for summit

European leaders arrive in Brussels for a two day summit where the bloc's plans to tackle climate change will be one of the key topics of debate.
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