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Lauren Frayer

Lauren Frayer appears in the following:

In A British Town Full Of EU Workers, Brexit Vote Brings Uncertainty

Friday, July 29, 2016

Crawley, which voted to leave the EU, has attracted many workers from EU countries seeking jobs at nearby Gatwick Airport. "We just want it to go back to the way it was before," says a resident.

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Why Did Busloads Of Asian Tourists Suddenly Arrive In This English Village?

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Residents of Kidlington awoke one morning to find hundreds of foreign tourists snapping photos on their front lawns. For six weeks, the visitors continued to come by the busload. Then they vanished.

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British Home Secretary Theresa May Set To Become Next Prime Minister

Monday, July 11, 2016

Britain's next prime minister looks certain to be Theresa May, the current home secretary. May's rival in the race to lead the ruling Conservative Party dropped out on Monday, making May the sole candidate for the job.

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7-Year Analysis Finds British Hastily Entered Iraq War

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

It took seven years to prepare, but at last the definitive report into Britain's involvement in the invasion of Iraq has been published in London.

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Chilcot Report Details Britain's Role In The Iraq War

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

It's taken 7 years but Britons are hearing a report on their country's involvement in the Iraq war. It's the result of a probe into the political decisions that led the U.K. to send troops to Iraq.

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Brexit Vote Leads To Increased Anti-Immigrant Sentiment In The UK

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

Unity events are being held across the United Kingdom, after a spike in reports of hate crimes and racism, following a vote to leave the European Union. It's a summer-long campaign to tackle intolerance tied to Brexit.

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Britain's Nigel Farage, Brexit Champion, Quits His Post With Right-Wing UKIP

Monday, July 04, 2016

Farage, who led the charge for Britain to leave the EU, resigned his post as leader of the UKIP party. "I've done my bit," he told reporters.

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Farage Announces Resignation Of Head Of U.K. Independence Party

Monday, July 04, 2016

As the U.S. celebrates its exit from the British empire, we have the latest on Britain's plan to exit the EU. On Monday, Brexit proponent Nigel Farage resigned as head of the U.K. Independence Party.

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In Spain, Voters Lean Toward Conservatives' Safety And Security

Monday, June 27, 2016

Spain's elections on Sunday were the first in Europe since Britain's vote to leave the EU. It appears that drove Spanish voters toward the perceived safety and security of incumbent conservatives.

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'Brexit' Sentiments Hang Over Spanish Elections For Voters Wanting Change

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Spaniards head to the polls today after the previous election failed to produce a government. While some voters want change, others are worried that Brexit-like discontent will cause more instability.

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Boris Johnson: London's Ex-Mayor Could Be Britain's Next Prime Minister

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Johnson took a gamble by leading the campaign for Britain to leave the EU. He's now a leading candidate to replace his college friend and fellow Conservative David Cameron.

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U.K. Expats In Spain Nervously Watch Brexit Balloting

Thursday, June 23, 2016

The British debate on EU membership has often focused on immigration. Yet some 2.2 million British expats live on the continent and fear their lives could be turned upside down if Britain leaves.

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Spain Holds Special Stake In Brexit Vote

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

The Brexit vote is being closely watched in Spain. Hundreds of thousands of British nationals live there, and European Union integration has been a boon for them and their Spanish neighbors.

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Digging Up The Roots Of Modern Waste In Victorian-Era Rubbish

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

Some archaeologists excavate Roman ruins. Others dig up garbage. In England, a project is underway to study what people threw out in Victorian times, to learn about the start of the consumer era.

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As The Global Rich Buy Up London Homes, Britons Ask If The Money Is Legit

Monday, May 30, 2016

Many of London's expensive homes are owned by obscure foreign companies. Critics say the city has become a haven for those hiding ill-gotten gains, and the government is starting to respond.

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1 Address, 2,000 Companies, And The Ease Of Doing Business In The U.K.

Monday, May 30, 2016

The U.K. likes to boast about how easy it is to do business there, but a profusion of shell companies hides many that are fronts for fraud and corruption. Now the U.K. wants more scrutiny.

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For Some U.K. Farmers, Business Looks Better Without 'Brexit'

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Britain's farming minister favors leaving the European Union. But some farmers fear losing subsidies and foreign workers if that happens. "As a farmer," says one, "I want to stay in business."

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'Britain's Schindler' Is Remembered By Those He Saved From The Nazis

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Nicholas Winton arranged safe passage from Czechoslovakia for more than 600 Jewish children on the eve of World War II. Winton died last year at 106. A memorial is being held Thursday in London.

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If Britain Leaves The EU, What Happens To The 'Polish Plumber?'

Saturday, May 14, 2016

About one million Poles live in Britain, but they won't be able to vote in the June 23 referendum that will decide if Britain stays in the EU.

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British Prime Minister Unveils Overhaul To Money Laundering Rules

Thursday, May 12, 2016

British Prime Minister David Cameron unveiled new rules to tamp money laundering at a summit in London Thursday, and he urged world leaders to do the same. But his announcement was overshadowed by a gaff. Cameron was overheard telling the Queen that Nigeria and Afghanistan are "fantastically corrupt." Leaders of both countries are attending the summit.

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