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British lawmakers urge EU to stop Sri Lanka trade perks if UN probe not given access

Leading British lawmakers urged the European Union on Thursday to remove preferential trade tariffs from Sri Lanka if it fails to address human rights concerns.

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G20 commits to higher growth, fight climate change; Russia isolated over Ukraine

Leaders from the G20 group of nations agreed on Sunday to boost flagging global growth, tackle climate change and crack down on tax avoidance but ties between the West and Russia plummeted to a new low over the crisis in Ukraine.

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Ukraine takes center stage as leaders gather for G20 summit

The G20 leaders summit in Australia starting on Saturday is setting up as a showdown between Western leaders and Russian President Vladimir Putin, following fresh reports of Russian troops pouring into eastern Ukraine.

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Russia and Ukraine reach tentative gas deal in tough Milan talks

Russia and Ukraine made progress on Friday towards resolving a dispute over gas supplies in time for winter, but European leaders said Moscow still had to do much more to prop up a fragile ceasefire and end fighting in eastern Ukraine.

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Juncker's team likely to survive EU power struggle

Party politics seems set to trump concerns about the competence and suitability of several candidates for the European Commission when lawmakers pass judgment on Jean-Claude Juncker's most controversial nominees this week.

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Dollar holds broad gains, NZ dollar stung by RBNZ

The U.S. dollar held near a six-year peak against the yen early on Thursday and powered to a seven-month high on its New Zealand peer, which fell after the country's central bank said its current level is "unjustified and unsustainable".

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UK advisor Patrick Rock arrested over child porn allegations

Patrick Rock, an advisor to UK Prime Minister David Cameron and one of the pioneers of the country's Internet filtering program, was arrested for allegedly possessing child pornography.

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Mortgage bids close to £1 Billion in Help-To-Buy program - UK PM Cameron

A statement from the office of the British Prime Minister David Cameron revealed that 6,000 mortgage applications, with over 80% of them as first-time buyers, applied for home loans under the government's Help-to-Buy program.

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UK to consider new rules to raise funding for SMBs

The UK government is mulling on rule changes that would make it easier for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to obtain funding from alternative financiers and new banks.

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Lloyd's Register director says South Korea is a possible investor in Britain's nuclear industry

South Korea was reported to be a possible investor in Britain's nuclear power market after the Asian country hired Lloyd's Register to evaluate its nuclear reactors, according to a director at Lloyd's.

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UK PM Cameron implements Home to Buy Scheme three months earlier than scheduled

Critics say the UK Prime Minister's Home to Buy scheme would only push home prices higher than expected.

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UK advisor urged investors to exit Google

A government aide from the United Kingdom urged investors from Google to pull out investments in support of the anti-child pornography caimpaign.

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Child pornography block may shut down other web businesses

After David Cameron's proposal of a universal block to child pornography sites, copyright owners expressed concern of the possibility of having reduced operations due to filtering.

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Microsoft and other web firms battle multibillion child porn industry

UK Prime Minister David Cameron urged web firms today to help the battle against child pornography.

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