Leslie Brent, 90, a retired immunology professor who came to Britain as a Jewish child refugee via Kindertransport in 1938, holds his autobiography, showing a photo of himself and other Kindertransport children. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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Former Child Refugees, Rescued From Nazis, Urge U.K. To Take Syrian Kids
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The Rock of Gibraltar, as seen from the Spanish town of La Linea de la Concepcion, at Spain's southern tip. Gibraltar has been British territory for 301 years, but many Spaniards want it back. Fresh squabbles over fishing rights cropped up recently. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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For Tiny Gibraltar, There's A Lot At Stake In The 'Brexit' Vote
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In 1955, British spy Kim Philby denied working for the Soviet Union. Eight years later, he defected to Moscow. He went on to speak to Stasi agents in East German, in an event that was captured on film. Harold Clements/Getty Images hide caption

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Kim Philby Speaking In 1981
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A medal denoting a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) is seen here at a ceremony last month. Under a new contract, a French company will make some of Britain's medals. John Stillwell/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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British Prime Minister David Cameron wants to cut migration, and part of the government's plan calls for some foreign workers to leave if they are making less than 35,000 pounds (about $50,000) annually. Ben Pruchnie/Pool/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Britain To Foreign Workers: If You Don't Make $50,000 A Year, Please Leave
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British Homeowners Build A New Superhighway — For Hedgehogs
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Fed up with global companies that avoid British taxes by going offshore, shop owners in Crickhowell have come up with a plan to do the same thing. John Clift/Flickr hide caption

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A Cheeky Welsh Town Goes 'Offshore' To Avoid British Taxes
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Michael Fallon, British secretary of state for defense, talks to forces at a British air base in Cyprus on Dec. 5, days after a Parliament vote approving U.K. airstrikes against ISIS in Syria. EPA/Landov hide caption

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Michael Fallon on 'Morning Edition'
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Emergency services attend the scene on the A27, where seven people died after a plane crashed into cars on the major road during an aerial display at the Shoreham Airshow in West Sussex. Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Photos/Landov hide caption

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Wandsworth prison in south London in a 2010 photo. Neil Moore, a 28-year-old convicted fraudster, walked out of the prison earlier this month by showing guards a bail letter he'd forged. Andrew Winning /Reuters/Landov hide caption

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British Prime Minister David Cameron shakes hands with Gopalkrishna Gandhi, Mohandas Gandhi's grandson, beneath a new statue of the Indian independence leader by British sculptor Philip Jackson, after it was unveiled today in London's Parliament Square. Matt Dunham/AP hide caption

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A court sketch of former glam rocker Gary Glitter, who was sentenced today to 16 years in prison for sexually abusing three schoolgirls. Elizabeth Cook /PA Photos/Landov hide caption

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Britain's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond and Secretary of State John Kerry deliver a statement at a news conference in London, today. Kerry said the two were going to discuss the possibility of further sanctions against Russia amid cease-fire violations in eastern Ukraine. Neil Hall/AP hide caption

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British pop star Gary Glitter, real name Paul Gadd, arrives at Southwark Crown Court in London, on Thursday. A jury convicted Glitter, born Paul Gadd, of sex offences in the 1970s and '80s against girls between the ages of 8 and 13. Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP hide caption

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