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Storm Conor (2016)

Storm Conor expected to miss most of Wales; warnings issued for parts of Scotland - Wales Online

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Storm Conor (2016)

Gif: Storm Conor expected to affect northern parts of the UK on Christmas, with strongest winds arriving by early Monday - @metoffice

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Rick Parfitt, guitarist of English rock band Status Quo, dies at hospital in Spain at age 68, manager says - Blabbermouth

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United Kingdom

Zara and Mike Tindall have lost their baby, a spokeswoman for the couple has said - PA

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Piers Sellers

Piers Sellers, a British-born climate scientist turned NASA astronaut, dies at age 61 - Washington Post

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Storm Barbara (2016)

Power disruptions reported in parts of northern, western Scotland due to Storm Barbara; more than 100 schools closed in Highlands - PA

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Truck crashes into Berlin market, Dec. 20, 2016

British politician Nigel Farage says EU should scrap freedom of movement following Berlin attack - Sky News

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bird flu

Government confirms 2 wild birds in England test positive for H5N8 strain of bird flu; Public Health England says risk to public remains very low - Farming UK

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UK train strikes 2016 - 2017

Union confirms 3-day strike of workers on UK's Southern Railway will go ahead starting Dec. 31 - PA

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United Kingdom

UK's Met weather office issues severe weather warnings for several regions due to Storm Barbara, with wind warnings, flood alerts for parts of Scotland - Telegraph

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Syrian Civil War

2 UK men have been convicted of using Syria aid convoys to funnel cash to extremists in the war zone - BBC News

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Truck crashes into Berlin market, Dec. 20, 2016

Report: 6 victims of the Berlin attack include 3 women from Czech Republic, Italy and Israel, the remaining eight victims are German - Spiegel

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Storm Barbara (2016)

Photo: Satellite animation shows a storm approaching the United Kingdom from the west - Met Office

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United Kingdom

English pound drops to under $1.23 - MarketWatch

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British Airways

Planned strikes by British Airways cabin crew on Christmas Day and Boxing Day have been suspended, says union - Press Association

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Eastchurch, England, United Kingdom

Officers trying to contain an 'incident' involving 60 inmates at a prison in Kent - BBC

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auto industry

Tesla to raise UK prices by 5% in 2017 'due to currercy fluctuations' following Brexit vote - Bloomberg

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UK train strikes 2016 - 2017

London Underground workers will strike for 24 hours on January 8 in a dispute over jobs, RMT and TSSA unions say - @SkyNewsBreak


United Kingdom

UK's Prison Officers Association members 'overwhelmingly' reject government offer on pay and pensions, union says - @PA


United Kingdom

Report: UK Prime Minister Theresa May has hired former adviser to the Liberal Democrats Giles Wilkes to devise the UK's industrial strategy, Sky Sources say - @SkyNewsBreak

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