Frank Langfitt

Frank Langfitt appears in the following:

Ireland, Post-Brexit: 1 Island, 2 Economies, Dozens Of Smuggling Routes

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Farmers and manufacturers on both sides of the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland fear that Brexit could bring a return of tariffs that could damage their businesses.

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Brexit Decision Takes A Toll On Ireland's Tourism Industry

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The U.K.'s break with the European Union is still at least a year and a half away, but the fall in the value of the British pound had made British tourism in Ireland much more expensive.

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International Campaign To Abolish Nuclear Weapons Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Friday, October 06, 2017

The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, or ICAN, a group working to establish a global prohibition on nuclear weapons under international law.

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British Prime Minister Theresa May Trying To Maintain Control Over Conservative Party

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

May planned to use her speech at the Conservative Party conference to reassert her leadership after a disappointing June election — but her less-than-stellar performance might have made things worse.

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Britain's Theresa May Had To Give A Major Speech. It Didn't Go Well

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Many things went wrong during the prime minister's speech in Manchester on Wednesday: She had coughing fits, a prankster handed her a pink slip and a party slogan behind her fell apart.

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News Brief: Trump In Las Vegas, Gun Control, Theresa May's Troubles

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

President Trump is traveling to Las Vegas Wednesday after Sunday's mass shooting. Also, Democrats are pushing for measures related to gun control, and Theresa May's conservative party is in disarray.

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Theresa May Under Fire Within Her Own Party

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to her Conservative Party's annual conference on Wednesday, trying to retain her job despite a barely-disguised bid for the leadership by her foreign secretary.

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U.K. Police Investigating Explosion On Subway As Terrorism

Friday, September 15, 2017

British police say they are treating an explosion on the London Underground as terror-related.

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Asian Bike-Sharing Companies Move Into New Markets With Mixed Results

Friday, September 01, 2017

Dockless bike-sharing that allows riders to pick up and drop off bicycles anywhere took off in China last year. Now Asian firms have expanded to the U.K., but not everyone is pleased.

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London Underground Calling: Buskers Audition To Play On The Tube

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Some famous British musicians — George Michael, Rod Stewart, Ed Sheeran — started as buskers. So it's no wonder hundreds of hopefuls are auditioning for a coveted license to play on London's tube.

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Security Agencies Faced With 'Low-Tech' Terrorist Strategies

Thursday, August 24, 2017

The recent wave of terror attacks in Europe show new, subtler strategies by terrorists, that create more hurdles for security agencies to detect and prevent.

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Spanish Police Focus On Imam Linked To Perpetrators Of Barcelona Attack

Monday, August 21, 2017

Most of the suspects from the two attacks in northeast Spain last week appear to be linked to an imam in a small quiet town in the hills behind Barcelona.

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At Least 1 Killed After Second Attack, Spanish Police Say

Friday, August 18, 2017

A second terror attack, in Cambrils, Spain, has left at least one victim dead, along with at least 13 others in Barcelona.

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Spain Attack Update

Friday, August 18, 2017

We have an update on what Spanish police are calling a terrorist attack, after a van drove into a crowd in Barcelona, killing 13 and injuring more than 100.

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Morning News Brief: Spain Attack, Trump's Week, 'Boston Free Speech' Rally

Friday, August 18, 2017

A van drove into a crowd in Barcelona, Spain, killing 13 people and injuring more than 100. Also, the latest on fallout over President Trump's comments, and a controversial rally in Boston is planned.

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In Britain, Conservative Jacob Rees-Mogg Is Gaining A Following With Younger Audience

Thursday, August 17, 2017

An eccentric parliamentarian in Britain has become an unlikely candidate to lead the ruling Conservative party.

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British Employers Begin To See A Pre-Brexit Exit Of Foreign Workers

Monday, July 10, 2017

The United Kingdom won't actually leave the European Union until 2019, but there are already signs British employers could lose crucial foreign workers, from university professors to apple pickers.

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London Police Evacuate Thousands From Buildings With Flammable Cladding

Monday, June 26, 2017

After the tragic fire in Grenfell Tower, London authorities have evacuated thousands of residents from dozens of apartment buildings with similar flammable cladding.

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Queen Elizabeth Outlines Agenda For Beleaguered U.K. Government

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Elizabeth II laid out the government's legislative plans in the annual Queen's speech — this year heavy on Brexit — but Prime Minister Theresa May has yet to secure a parliamentary majority.

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Finsbury Park Attack Reinforces Terrorist Ideology

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

While Britons who might commit anti-Muslim attacks such as the one in Finsbury Park can find plenty of inspiration in the tabloid press, Sunday's assault on worshippers enforces the ISIS narrative.

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