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British firefighters vote to take strike action in pay dispute

  • January 30, 2023 04:22 PM GMT | Reuters
 British firefighters vote to take strike action in pay dispute

LONDON (Reuters) - British firefighters have voted to carry out a nationwide strike in a dispute over pay for the first time in 20 years, their trade union said on Monday. About 88% of members of the

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Britain's Met Office says 2022 set to be UK's warmest yet

Britain's Met Office says 2022 set to be UK's warmest yet

  • December 28, 2022 04:48 PM GMT | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - The year 2022 will be the warmest year on record for the United Kingdom, provisional figures reported by Britain's national weather service on Wednesday showed, after a summer

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Woman hurt in Jersey blast dies of injuries

Woman hurt in Jersey blast dies of injuries

  • December 26, 2022 04:02 PM GMT | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Jersey police said on Monday the death toll from a blast at an apartment building earlier this month had reached 10 after a woman who was injured in the explosion died in hospital.

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Second woman dies following crush at London concert

Second woman dies following crush at London concert

  • December 19, 2022 05:01 PM GMT | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - A second woman has died from injuries suffered last week during a crush at a music concert at London's Brixton Academy, British police said on Monday. Gabrielle Hutchinson, 23, a

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Man, aged 19, charged in UK after Channel migrant boat tragedy

Man, aged 19, charged in UK after Channel migrant boat tragedy

  • December 18, 2022 02:46 PM GMT | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - A 19-year-old man has been charged with abetting illegal immigration after four migrants died trying to cross the Channel into Britain when the inflatable boat they were using

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Workers at Rolls-Royce UK car plant win record pay deal - union

Workers at Rolls-Royce UK car plant win record pay deal - union

  • December 16, 2022 12:09 PM GMT | Reuters

By Farouq Suleiman LONDON (Reuters) - Thousands of workers at luxury carmaker Rolls-Royce Motor Cars have agreed a pay deal worth up to 17.6%, trade union Unite said on Friday, calling it the largest

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Workers at Rolls-Royce UK car plant win record pay deal - union

Workers at Rolls-Royce UK car plant win record pay deal - union

  • December 16, 2022 11:54 AM GMT | Reuters

(Adds details) By Farouq Suleiman LONDON, Dec 16 (Reuters) - Thousands of workers at luxury carmaker Rolls-Royce Motor Cars have agreed a pay deal worth up to 17.6%, trade union Unite said on Friday,

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Workers at Rolls Royce UK car plant win record pay deal - union

Workers at Rolls Royce UK car plant win record pay deal - union

  • December 16, 2022 11:02 AM GMT | Reuters

(Adds details) LONDON, Dec 16 (Reuters) - Thousands of workers at luxury carmaker Rolls Royce Motor Cars have agreed a pay deal worth up to 17.6%, trade union Unite said on Friday, calling it the

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Fourth British boy dies after falling into ice-covered lake in Britain

Fourth British boy dies after falling into ice-covered lake in Britain

  • December 14, 2022 06:43 PM GMT | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - A 6-year-old boy became the fourth to die after the children fell into an ice-covered lake in central England earlier this week, police said on Wednesday. Police on Monday said

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At least four dead after migrant boat capsizes off English coast

At least four dead after migrant boat capsizes off English coast

  • December 14, 2022 12:43 PM GMT | Reuters

By Peter Nicholls DOVER, England (Reuters) - A small boat loaded with migrants heading for British shores from France capsized in the freezing waters of the English Channel early on Wednesday,

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Three boys die after falling into icy lake in Britain

Three boys die after falling into icy lake in Britain

  • December 12, 2022 11:53 AM GMT | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Three young boys have died after falling into an ice-covered lake in central England at the weekend, police said on Monday. The boys, aged 11, 10 and 8, were pulled from the lake in

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