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Authorities find boat of slain British journalist and indigenous expert in Brazilian Amazon

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Sao Paulo The boat in which British journalist Dom Phillips and indigenous expert Bruno Pereira were traveling before they were killed was found Sunday evening, according to the police. The pair had been traveling i...

Western support for Kyiv must not cease, say NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson

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The West must prepare for a long war in Ukraine as Russia makes incremental gains in a furious battle to control the country's east, the NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and British Prime Minister Boris Johns...

Family ‘devastated’ by death sentence on British national by pro-Russian court in Ukraine

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London Relatives of a British man sentenced to death by a court in the pro-Russian, self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) have said they are "devastated" and that he "should be accorded all the rights of a ...

Suspect held as Brazil steps up search for missing British journalist and researcher in remote Amazon

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Brazilian authorities said Wednesday they have detained a suspect in the case of a missing British journalist and indigenous affairs expert -- but are yet to establish whether the man was linked to their disappearan...

British journalist and Brazilian indigenous affairs expert missing in the Amazon

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Sao Paulo A veteran British journalist and a Brazilian indigenous affairs expert are missing in Brazil's remote Javari Valley, in the far western part of Amazonas state. Journalist Dom Phillips and Bruno Araújo Perei...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson survives a no-confidence vote, calls win ‘decisive’

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Conservative members of parliament voted 211-148 in favor of letting Johnson stay in power during a secret ballot in Westminster.  In an interview with Sky News, Johnson called the vote a "decisive result," despite t...

Canada allows British Columbia to decriminalize low-level drug possession in three-year experiment

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Under the new plan, which will run from January 2023 through 2026, Canadians aged 18 and older will be allowed to possess up to 2.5 grams of opioids, cocaine, methamphetamine, and MDMA.  There are some exceptions to ...

British health report to recommend raising smoking age to 21

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The British government in 2019 set the new deadline after a green paper report indicated that the then-current timeline of ending smoking by 2025 seemed unlikely. The report found that 14% of adults smoked.  Health S...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces no further action over ‘Partygate’ scandal

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London Campaigners have branded a decision to take no further action against British Prime Minister Boris Johnson over the "Partygate" scandal a "terrible insult." Downing Street revealed on Thursday that Johnson has...

Olesen clinches dramatic British Masters victory with stunning eagle-birdie finish

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Thorbjørn Olesen won the British Masters with a finish for the ages on Sunday, as two monster putts for an eagle and a birdie saw the Dane seal his first European Tour victory in almost four years. Having not won si...

New evidence found in Madeleine McCann case as German prosecutor is ‘sure’ suspect killed British girl

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A German prosecutor has said he is "sure" that Madeleine McCann -- the British girl who disappeared from a resort in Portugal in 2007 at the age of three -- was killed by suspect Christian Brückner. Hans Christian W...

British Virgin Islands Premier and Port Authority Director arrested on drug and money laundering charges in Miami

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The Premier of the British Virgin Islands and the territory's ports director were arrested Thursday in Miami on charges related to drug trafficking and money laundering, according to a criminal affidavit filed in th...

Bradley Wiggins: British Cycling offers Tour de France winner ‘full support’ after he said he was sexually groomed by a coach as a teen

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British Cycling says it has contacted five-time Olympic champion and 2012 Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins to offer him support following an interview in which he said that he was sexually groomed by a coach wh...

Jack Newton, who lost a British Open playoff, dead at 72

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Newton, who had been suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, died early Friday due to "health complications," his family said in a statement. "(He) was a fearless competitor and iconic Australian, blazing a formidable tr...

British diver rescued off the coast of Malaysia says his son died at sea

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A Dutch teenager who disappeared after going diving off the coast of Malaysia is dead, according to his father who was found drifting at sea on Saturday, officials said. Fourteen-year-old Nathan Renze Chesters and hi...

Former British politician Nigel Farage calls out the West’s foreign policy related to Ukraine: ‘Madness’

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Biden told the 82nd Airborne Division, "You’re going to see when you’re there, and some of you have been there, you’re gonna see — you’re gonna see women, young people standing in the middle in front of a damned tank...

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