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Uk whisky lobby head steps down to help foreign minister with Brexit

EDINBURGH (Reuters) – The head of a group representing Scotland’s whisky industry will become a close aide to British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson, part of a drive to strengthen Britain’s diplomatic and trading clout as it leaves the European Union. 126 mots de plus

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Looking back at the two Marble Giants

A wise man once said, when taking a break, always focus on how far you’ve travelled, not on how much further you have to venture.


Seeing the Light

We featured the labyrinth inside Ely Cathedral last week, but that is not the most famous thing about this large building that dates back to the Norman era. 59 mots de plus


Bosnian Serbs step back from confrontation over divisive national holiday

By Gordana Katana

BANJA LUKA, Bosnia (Reuters) – Bosnian Serb lawmakers voted on Tuesday to make a national holiday a purely secular event in a bid to heed a court ruling that it was an act of religious discrimination against the region’s non-Serb inhabitants. 361 mots de plus

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Juppe widens lead over Sarkozy for French primaries: poll

PARIS (Reuters) – Former prime minister Alain Juppe has widened his lead over rival Nicolas Sarkozy to win the center-right’s nomination for France’s 2017 presidential elections, an opinion poll showed on Tuesday. 367 mots de plus

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Airport staff involved in Total CEO plane crash had been drinking: regulator

By Andrew Osborn and Gleb Stolyarov

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Two Moscow airport workers involved in a plane crash in which Christophe de Margerie, the CEO of Total, was killed had been drinking alcohol, Russia’s aviation regulator said on Tuesday, saying the accident could have been avoided altogether. 358 mots de plus

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Spain's Socialists will not approve new Rajoy-led government's budgets

MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s Socialists will not approve any budgets proposed by an incoming center-right government, the party’s interim head said on Tuesday, highlighting how a policy deadlock could persist with a new administration. 200 mots de plus

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