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LONDON (Reuters) – Vaping rules should be relaxed to allow the promotion of e-cigarettes as tools to help tobacco smokers quit, British lawmakers said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: A man uses an electronic cigarette on a sunny spring day in London, April; 14, 2015. REUTERS/Cathal MacNaughton This could include prescribing medically licensed e-cigarettes to assist
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LONDON (Reuters) – A majority of Britons do not trust banks and think they did not face severe enough penalties for their part in the 2008 financial crisis, a survey showed on Thursday. HSBC and Barclays’ buildings in Canary Wharf are seen behind a City of London sign outside Billingsgate Market in London, Britain, August
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LONDON (Reuters) – England rugby player Danny Cipriani pleaded guilty on Thursday to common assault and resisting arrest after an incident at a nightclub on Jersey which left a female police officer bruised. FILE PHOTO: England’s Danny Cipriani at Pennyhill Park, Bagshot, Britain – May 24, 2018. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge The 30-year-old was
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BIRMINGHAM, England/LONDON (Reuters) – A man detained on suspicion of carrying out a terrorist attack outside Britain’s parliament is Salih Khater, a British citizen of Sudanese origin, a European security source told Reuters on Wednesday. Police believe a car was deliberately driven into pedestrians and cyclists, injuring three people, before ramming a security barrier outside
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LONDON (Reuters) – A man detained on suspicion of carrying out a terrorist attack outside Britain’s parliament is Salih Khater, a British citizen of Sudanese origin, a European security source told Reuters on Wednesday. Police believe a car was deliberately driven into pedestrians and cyclists, injuring three people, before ramming a security barrier outside parliament
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LONDON (Reuters) – A British parliamentary committee has asked billionaire Philip Green to “prove” why he thought retailer BHS could stay in business before it was sold in 2015 for a token one pound, before collapsing a year later. FILE PHOTO: Sir Philip Green attends the TopShop Spring/Summer 2018 show at London Fashion Week in
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LONDON (Reuters) – PwC should have flagged significant doubts over the future of BHS in an audit that was completed just days before the loss-making UK retailer was sold for a token one pound in 2015, ahead of its collapse a year later, a regulator said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: The logo of accounting firm
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