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19th Jul 2018

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British voters want to keep May for now

Some 57 percent of British voters said prime minister Theresa May should keep her job until the Brexit process is completed, in a survey by pollster ORB for the Daily Telegraph newspaper. 46 percent said she was "not fit to lead", but just 20 percent said foreign minister Boris Johnson should take over. Speculation on May's future comes after a poor election result in June and Conservative infighting on Brexit.

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EU 'tax lady' hits Google with record fine

Margrethe Vestager has fined the US tech giant with €4.34bn for abusing its market dominance in mobile operating systems - but assured US president Donald Trump that it is not because she does not like America.

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Europe's water quality falls short

Due to pollution, the majority of European rivers, lakes and estuaries fall below the minimum environmental standards, a report by the European Environment Agency reveals.

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May avoids defeat in key Brexit bill

The British prime minister escaped defeat again in parliament, as EU governments question her ability to ratify any Brexit deal by Westminster.

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