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A partnership between Imperial College London and a major French agency will keep access to European research funding.


Airbus gets early 2018 jump on rival Boeing with Mexico order

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Airbus got an early jump on rival Boeing for 2018 with news Tuesday that low-cost Mexican airline Volaris has ordered 80 of its popular A320 planes for a total $9.3 billion. The planned purchase, which entails deliveries over the next eight years, comes after the European Aerospace giant overtook Boeing last year in terms of aircraft orders, booking 1,109 against the US company's 718. "The announcement of the investment in 80 Airbus aircraft by Volaris for a total $9.3 billion is very important," Mexican Communications Minister Gerardo Ruiz said, accompanied by Volaris executives.

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United Kingdom Appoints Minister For Loneliness To Address Social Isolation

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The United Kingdom announced a new position on Wednesday, a minister for loneliness, continuing a project that first started from the late MP Jo Cox, according to BBC News. The Commission on Loneliness was first established by Cox, who was killed just before the European Union referendum by a man who shouted "Britain First!" during the attack. Prime Minister Theresa May released a statement that said: "Jo Cox recognized the scale of loneliness across the country and dedicated herself to doing all she could to help those affected." The statement also named Tracey Crouch as the official minister of loneliness, who said she was proud to take on the "generational challenge" that currently...

EU leaders — and possibly even Farage — open to a second Brexit referendum

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Strasbourg — European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said on Wednesday that he would welcome any British attempt to rejoin the EU after Brexit, as Brussels jumped on speculation about a second referendum. Juncker’s comment about possible re-accession comes a day after European Council president Donald Tusk said the bloc’s "hearts were still open" if Britain decided to change its mind about leaving the EU. Top EU officials have made a series of...

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European parliament debates "problem" of Russian propaganda

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State-run Russian media has been expanding its footprint for years - increasingly focused on Western audiences. From Moscow's perspective, RT and Sputnik are no different than Voice of America - winning hearts and minds, one article at a time.


U.S. warily eyeing new Russian air defenses in Crimea

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By Phil Stewart BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The United States is assessing the security implications of Russia's latest deployment of S-400 air defenses to Crimea, a U.S. military official said on Tuesday, adding it could give existing Russian defenses more resilience. It doesn't bode well," a senior U.S. official at the U.S. military's European Command said, speaking on condition of anonymity.

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Leader of Britain's UKIP splits with girlfriend after "appalling" Markle comments

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The leader of Britain's anti-European Union UKIP Party said he had split with his new girlfriend after a newspaper published derogatory comments she made about Prince Harry's fiancee Meghan Markle and black people.

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ECB rebuked for Mario Draghi’s links to bankers’ club

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European watchdog says central bank should stop its officials attending G30 meetings

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Modest Increase In European Auto Sales Too Much For VW

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Car sales in Western Europe rose a modest 2.5% in 2017, boosted by burgeoning SUVs, and despite the shunning of diesels and Britain’s pre-Brexit problems.

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Larbre set for LMP2 return for 25th Le Mans start

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The French team, which has taken five class victories at Le Mans since its debut in 1993, has entered a Ligier-Gibson JS P217 for the French endurance classic on June 16/17.Larbre will dovetail its assault, which is dependent on the acceptance of its entry, with a campaign in the Michelin Le Mans Cup on the European Le Mans Series undercard with a pair of LMP3-class Ligier-Nissan JS ...

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