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Union says staff at UK's Govia Thameslink Railway, including Southern, to be balloted for strikes in row over ticket office closure plans - PA

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United Kingdom

GlaxoSmithKline invests $360 million in post-Brexit UK manufacturing - Reuters

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drones

Amazon conducts new drone delivery tests in the UK - Recode

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom

Photo: British astronaut Tim Peake, who recently returned from a 6-month mission to the ISS, meets Prince Charles at a charity event in Bristol, England - ITV

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television

Paramount, European Commission strike agreement on allowing access to TV content beyond UK - Variety

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Commonwealth Games

Wales says it will not be bidding to host 2026 Commonwealth Games - Team Wales

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Britain votes to leave EU

UK Prime Minister Theresa May says strong will on both sides to preserve common travel between UK and Ireland - Reuters

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Britain votes to leave EU

Home secretary Amber Rudd says increase in number of hate crimes reported since EU Referendum 'worrying' - Home Office Action Against Hate Plan

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Jeremy Corbyn Labour party leadership dispute, 2016

Britain's Labour party is likely to reopen nominations for leadership if judge overturns decision to automatically place Jeremy Corbyn on ballot - Guardian

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United Kingdom

Thousands of UK postal workers to vote on strikes in row over closures, job cuts and pensions, union says - PA

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Communication Workers Union (UK)

Thousands of UK postal workers to vote on strikes following dispute over closures, job cuts and pensions, says CWU union - @PA

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United Kingdom

UK's Liberal Democrat Leader Tim Farron has criticized Ofcom decision to not split BT and Openreach; says decision is unacceptable - Guardian

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United Kingdom

Chart: UK oil company BP's shares drop, report 45% slump in profit - @CarolineHydeTV

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United Kingdom

Jeremy Darroch, CEO of UK media company Sky says Ofcom's Openreach proposal step in right direction, falls short of option that would guarantee world-class coverage - Reuters

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United Kingdom

UK telecommunications company BT CEO says Ofcom's Openreach proposal is sensible way forward - BBC News

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United Kingdom

UK bank NatWest may start charging customers to hold cash, could charge negative interest rates if economy worsens - ITV News

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United Kingdom

Luxury UK property company Capital & Counties cut £200 million ($262 million) off value of London land holdings - FT

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BP

British oil company BP's profits dropped 44% to $720 million in the second quarter - Reuters

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United Kingdom

UK telecommunications company BT urged to make Openreach broadband division 'distinct company' within BT Group, say regulator Ofcom - PA

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United Kingdom

Bank of England official Martin Weale says weaker UK PMI data will be 'very material' for next week's rate decision, Financial Times reports - Reuters

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