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Plan for Britain? Error messages blight new government website

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May’s new “Plan for Britain” website stopped working on Thursday shortly after its launch, offering error messages in place of her vision for the country’s future outside the European Union. The broken website became one of the most talked about topics among British users of Twitter, many of whom joked that the breakdown was emblematic of ...

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"Now is not the time," May tells Scotland on independence vote

By Elizabeth Piper and Elisabeth O’Leary | LONDON/EDINBURGH LONDON/EDINBURGH British Prime Minister Theresa May told the Scottish government on Thursday “now is not the time” for a second independence referendum, saying it would be unfair to ask people to vote without knowing the result of Brexit talks. While May fell short of saying her government would block a second independence ...

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Britain to set out energy market proposals 'shortly' – minister

LONDON Britain will set out proposals “shortly” to address issues in the country’s energy market, the energy minister said on Thursday without providing any more details. Britain’s government is under pressure to help households struggling with bills, after five of the country biggest energy firms said they would significantly increase their electricity prices this year. Energy minister Jesse Norman said ...

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Sinn Fein asks U.S. Congress to support Northern Ireland bid to stay in EU

By Conor Humphries | DUBLIN DUBLIN Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams will call on leaders of the U.S. Congress on Thursday to support efforts by Irish nationalists to maintain Northern Ireland’s place in the European Union after the rest of the United Kingdom leaves. He was also set to ask the Irish government to resist any attempt by Britain to ...

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Regulator grants licence for Britain's first 3-parent IVF babies

By Kate Kelland | LONDON, LONDON,– Britain’s fertility regulator on Thursday granted doctors the first UK license to create babies using a three-parent IVF technique designed to prevent inherited genetic diseases. The license, granted to a team of doctors in Newcastle, northern England, means the first child created in Britain using the mitochondrial pronuclear transfer technique could be born before ...

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Britain's Hunterston B-7 nuclear reactor offline in outage

LONDON Britain’s Hunterston B-7 nuclear reactor has gone off line in an outage, EDF Energy data shows. The 480-megawatt reactor went off line on Thursday night and is scheduled to come back on line on March 23. (Reporting by Nina Chestney; editing by Jason Neely) ‘); $(‘.second-article-divide’).append($(‘.slider.slider-module’)); $(‘.third-article-divide’).append(‘ Also In UK ‘); var median = (relatedItemsTotal / 2); var $relatedContentGroupOne ...

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