North Korea boosts defences after flight by U.S. bombers

SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) – North Korea has boosted defences on its east coast, a South Korean lawmaker said on Tuesday, after Pyongyang said U.S. President Donald Trump had declared war and that it would shoot down U.S. bombers flying near the peninsula.

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UK opposition ‘scenario planning’ for run on sterling if elected

BRIGHTON, England (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party is drawing up a plan to counter capital flight and a run on the pound if it is elected to run the country, the party’s economic policy chief has said.

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Red-hot ticket – Business flocks to hear Labour Party

BRIGHTON, England (Reuters) – Labour’s annual conference is proving a hot ticket for businesses keen to get to know the opposition party again after its left-wing conversion proved popular with voters and edged it closer to power.

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Trump ramps up NFL fight, calls for ban on kneeling during anthem

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump ramped up with his fight with the National Football League on Tuesday, calling on the popular league to ban players from kneeling in protest at games while the U.S. national anthem is played.

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Uber to tell UK employment tribunal it operates just like rivals

LONDON (Reuters) – Uber will defend its business model at a British employment tribunal on Wednesday arguing its drivers are self-employed and work the same way as those at long-established local taxi firms, according to a court document.

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Red-hot ticket – Business flocks to hear UK opposition Labour Party

BRIGHTON, England (Reuters) – Labour’s annual conference is proving a hot ticket for businesses keen to get to know the opposition party again after its left-wing conversion proved popular with voters and edged it closer to power.

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Brexit blues? Britons stay cheerful in tumultuous 12 months

LONDON (Reuters) – Happiness levels in Britain have inched up to reach their highest rate since measurements of wellbeing began in 2011, despite the political uncertainty since last year’s Brexit vote, the statistics office said.

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