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British judge rejects legal challenge to counter-terrorism strategy

LONDON A British judge rejected on Wednesday a case brought against the government's counter-terrorism strategy, according to lawyers for the claimant, a Muslim activist.

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Parents of baby Charlie Gard given until Thursday to agree plan for death 5:56pm BST

LONDON A British judge gave the parents of Charlie Gard until noon on Thursday to agree arrangements for his death with the hospital caring for him, failing which he would be transferred to a hospice where his ventilation tube would be removed.

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UK lifts advisory against travel to most of Tunisia 4:40pm BST

LONDON Britain is no longer advising against travel to most of Tunisia, including Tunis and major tourist destinations, the foreign office said on Wednesday.

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Electric cars win? Britain to ban new petrol and diesel cars from 2040 4:34pm BST

LONDON Britain will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2040 in an attempt to reduce air pollution that could herald the end of over a century of reliance on the internal combustion engine. | Video

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Parents of baby Charlie Gard find doctor to allow him to die away from hospital - lawyer 4:00pm BST

LONDON The parents of Charlie Gard have found a doctor willing to look after the terminally ill baby so they can spend time with him away from hospital during the last days of his life, their lawyer told a London court on Wednesday.

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Six student buildings fail cladding fire safety tests 2:29pm BST

Cladding from six British student accommodations operated by Unite Group Plc have failed fire tests prompted by London's deadly Grenfell Tower fire last month.

Factbox - The challenges and consequences of moving to electric cars 1:56pm BST

Britain will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2040 in an attempt to reduce air pollution that could herald the end of over a century of popular use of the fossil fuel-guzzling internal combustion engine.

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UK to ban sales of petrol, diesel-fuelled cars from 2040 - media 1:12am BST

LONDON Britain's government will announce on Wednesday that it will ban the sale of petrol- and diesel-fuelled cars from 2040 when all vehicles must be fully electric as part of a plan to clean up air pollution, newspapers reported on Tuesday.

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Parents, UK hospital clash over taking baby Charlie Gard home to die 12:23am BST

LONDON The parents of terminally ill baby Charlie Gard on Tuesday accused a London hospital of preventing their son from coming home to die, the latest harrowing confrontation in a legal battle that has raised emotions far and wide. | Video

UK judge to rule Wednesday on taking baby Charlie Gard home to die 25 Jul 2017

LONDON A British judge hearing the case of Charlie Gard said he would give his ruling on Wednesday on where the terminally ill baby should be allowed to die.