LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May will increase spending on Britain’s state-run National Health Service (NHS) by 4 billion pounds a year, funded by borrowing, income tax and a “Brexit dividend”, the Daily Telegraph newspaper reported. FILE PHOTO: A nurse wears a watch and stethoscope at St Thomas’ Hospital in central London January 28,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May will increase spending on Britain’s state-run National Health Service (NHS) by 4 billion pounds ($5.30 billion) a year, funded by borrowing, income tax and a “Brexit dividend”, the Daily Telegraph newspaper reported. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London, June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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MADRID (Reuters) – The pioneer of fast fashion isn’t looking so fast anymore. FILE PHOTO: People walk in front of an advertisement for an Inditex owned Zara store in Milan, Italy, March 30, 2017. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo/File Photo Inditex, the world’s largest clothing retailer and owner of the Zara chain, faces growing competition from younger, online-only
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – House Speaker Paul Ryan, the U.S. Congress’ highest-ranking Republican, on Thursday said he could not guarantee passage of compromise legislation meant to address the uncertain status of hundreds of thousands of young “Dreamer” immigrants. The legislation would allow the Dreamers to apply for six-year indefinitely renewable “non-immigrant” visas to remain in the
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc said on Thursday that Elliot Schrage, who as head of communications and public policy has led the social network’s response to scandals about privacy and election meddling, would step down from the company after a decade. FILE PHOTO: Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg and Vice President of communications
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CHICAGO (Reuters) – Chicago has selected billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s Boring Co to build a high-speed underground commuter system from the downtown Loop district to O’Hare International Airport, one of the world’s busiest, the company and the mayor’s office said. The service from downtown to the airport on electric vehicles in underground tunnels will take
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LONDON (Reuters) – Survivors of London’s Grenfell Tower fire, and friends and relatives of the 71 people it killed, held vigils and prayed together as they marked the first anniversary of a disaster that still haunts Britain. Grenfell Tower, a social housing block that was home to a close-knit, ethnically diverse community, was engulfed by
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