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As Party Members Decide, Truss Has Upper Hand In Contest To Be Britain's New PM

Few members of the governing Conservative Party supported foreign secretary Liz Truss when the leadership contest began this month, but now there's a sense of inevitability that she will become Britain's next prime minister

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Here's Why Britain's Infrastructure Cannot Withstand 40°C

UK infrastructure has typically been designed to retain heat during the winter, but it must become effective at keeping the heat out in the summer. As things stand, roughly 20 per cent of existing UK infrastructure is at risk of overheating - and this threat is projected to rise as average temperatures climb

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Why Russia Drives European And British Gas Prices

Europe has historically relied on Russia for around 40 per cent of its natural gas, most delivered through pipelines including Yamal, which crosses Belarus and Poland to Germany, Nord Stream 1, which runs directly to Germany, and pipelines through Ukraine

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Economic Fugitives Not Welcome In UK: PM Johnson

Asked about the extradition of economic offenders Nirav Modi and Vijay Mallya to India, Johnson said "legal technicalities" have made it "very difficult"

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Russia Seeks Indian Investment In Its Oil And Gas Sector

The United States this week banned Russian oil imports and Britain said it will phase them out by year end, decisions expected to further disrupt the global energy market, where Russia is the second-largest exporter of crude

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Cairn Withdraws All Lawsuits Against India, To Get Rs 7,900 Cr Tax Refund

The critical lawsuit in a French court, which had attached Indian properties on the petition of Cairn, was withdrawn thereafter and the one in the Netherlands too was dropped.

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UK Blames ''Heavy-Handed'' EU For Brexit Deal Problems

The crisis straining U.K.-EU relations stems from trade arrangements for Northern Ireland, the only part of the U.K. that has a land border with the 27-nation bloc.

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AUKUS Alliance With Australia, Britain Not Against Any Country: White House

Unveiling the ambitious security initiative virtually, US President Joe Biden, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison in a joint statement said their move will promote stability in the Indo-Pacific and support of their shared values and interests.

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Britain's Economic Growth Slowed More Than Expected In July

The economy expanded 0.1% in the month, down from 1% in June. Economists had expected gross domestic product to increase by 0.5%, according to a survey conducted by Pantheon Macroeconomics.

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London Film Festival Welcomes Audiences Back To The Movies

About 37% of the features are directed by women — not yet parity, but up from a quarter four years ago and “heading in the right direction,” festival director Tricia Tuttle said.

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UK Warns Of ''Imminent'' Terrorist Attack At Kabul Airport

The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) said on Wednesday that the situation in the region remains “volatile”, with the advice being for British citizens and other evacuees to find a safe location and await further advice.

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$1.2bn Arbitration Award: Govt Says No Formal Proposal From Cairn To Settle Dispute

Cairn has identified USD 70 billion of Indian assets overseas for the potential seizure to collect the award, which now totals to USD 1.72 billion after including interest and penalty.

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Britain's NatWest Bank Faces Money Laundering Charges

NatWest had previously disclosed in its 2020 annual report an FCA investigation in relation to "certain money services businesses and related parties".

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Govt Should Ask UK To Cut Non-Trade Barriers On Indian Alcoholic Beverages: CIABC

Exports to the UK constitute only 0.2 per cent of India's total outward shipments of alcoholic beverages, whereas imports from the UK stood at 24 per cent of India's total import of alcoholic beverages.

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Britain's Burberry To Beat Forecasts After Sales Rebound

Shares in Burberry jumped as much as 10% in early deals to the highest level since Jan. 22, 2020. They were trading up 8.3% at 2,153 pence at 0859 GMT.

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