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Britain’s leading banks pass stress test

Britain’s seven biggest lenders have passed central bank stress tests designed to see if they withstand deterioration in global economic conditions and avoid having to be bailed out by taxpayers again. Bank of England’s (BoE’s) Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) said in its annual stress test report released Tuesday that Britain’s seven biggest banks had adequate …

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Britain must join airstrikes on ‘IS’ in Syria – Cameron

UK Prime Minister David Cameron says he’ll present a “comprehensive strategy” to deal with “Islamic State” in Syria. In his first parliamentary question time since the Paris attacks, he said airstrikes were on the table. Despite losing a parliamentary vote two years ago over whether Britain’s should told an international coalition to launch airstrikes on …

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Hope is in the stubbornness and rebellion of the people

Egyptian tourism has never been in a more difficult position than it is now, even in the most difficult situations when bombs blew up Sharm El-Sheikh shaking the Sinai Peninsula. An international coalition is now standing against it. Britain violated all international norms and protocols and announced strict measures to evacuate its nationals from Sharm …

Emad El-Sayed

Coming soon: Chinese nuclear power in UK

As part of a deal with Britain, the first Chinese nuclear power station in Europe could be built just 90 kilometers from London. Local residents are concerned about national security, the environment and safety. On a crisp, October Sunday along England’s Blackwater Estuary, hundreds of people gathered to protest against plans to allow China to …

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China takes stake in EDF nuclear project in Britain

French nuclear power plant operator EDF has reportedly signed a deal with two Chinese energy companies for a one-third stake in the next generation nuclear project at Hinkley Point in Britain. According to Paris-based newspaper Les Echo, French power giant EDF agreed to relinquish a 33.5 percent stake in its Hinkley Point nuclear project in …

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Opinion: No end to EU turmoil

The migration problem in the European Union threatens to become the bloc’s greatest crisis since the EU’s foundation over 60 years ago. No solution is in sight, even after the special summit, writes DW’s Robert Schwartz. “Another victory like that, and we have lost,” may be what many European politicians thought after EU interior ministers …

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UN: Warnings on Middle East refugee plight unheeded

The UN food agency says funding shortages have forced it to deny food vouchers to 229,000 Syrian refugees in Jordan. Experts say chronic harsh conditions, also in Lebanon and Turkey, are behind the exodus to Europe. The World Food Program said on Saturday donors must do far more to support some 11 million desperate Syrians …

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