Mohammed Ashfaq is the managing director of Kikit Pathways, a nonprofit that works with the British government's Prevent program to stop radicalization. A ribbon-cutting in Birmingham inaugurated a double-decker bus designed to allow Kikit to go into communities and help people who are addicted to drugs and considered at risk of radicalization. Frank Langfitt / NPR hide caption

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U.K.'s Anti-Radicalization Program Cites Successes, But Also Draws Fire

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In the weeks since a former professional soccer player told a British newspaper that as a child, he had been sexually abused for years by a youth coach, several other former players have gone public with similar allegations of abuse by coaches and scouts. And news reports say hundreds of people have reported abuse at U.K. youth soccer clubs to police. Christopher Furlong/Getty Images hide caption

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Angela Gui packs for a trip to Geneva for human rights training at the United Nations. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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For Daughter Of Missing Hong Kong Bookseller, Activism Is Not A Choice

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Some Britons Are Learning To Love Football — The American Kind

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British Prime Minister Theresa May addresses the United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 20 in New York City. Christopher Furlong/Getty Images hide caption

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U.K.'s Theresa May Reaffirms Need To Leave EU, Forge New Trade Partnerships

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Despite cloudy weather, beaches are packed in Brighton, England. With airfares rising and the British pound down after the Brexit vote, some Britons are vacationing closer to home. Lauren Frayer for NPR hide caption

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For Post-Brexit British Vacationers, Staying Home Now Seems Appealing

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel (right), and British Prime Minister Theresa May (left), listen to translations during a joint news conference in Berlin on July 20. They are the two most important figures in the negotiations over Britain's departure from the European Union, the so-called Brexit. Michael Sohn/AP hide caption

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The Two Female Leaders Who Have To Figure Out The Brexit

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Kidlington is home to a number of 17th century cottages near its medieval church. This is the most historic part of the village, but it's not where the tourists went. Instead, tour buses dropped them off in a residential area built in the 1960s and '70s. Lauren Frayer for NPR hide caption

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Why Did Busloads Of Asian Tourists Suddenly Arrive In This English Village?

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Boris Johnson, the former mayor of London and a leading proponent for Britain's departure from the EU, holds a press conference in London on Friday. Johnson is considered a leading contender to replace Prime Minister David Cameron, who announced Friday that he will be stepping down by October Stefan Rousseau/AP hide caption

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Advocates for the U.K. leaving the EU wave Union flags and cheer as the results come in at the Leave.EU referendum party at Millbank Tower in central London early Friday morning. Geoff Caddick/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Great Britain has always been ambivalent about being tied to Europe. The U.K. joined the European Economic Community in 1973, and two years later, it held a referendum on whether it should leave. Here, members of the Labour Party hold a 1975 news conference to explain why they favor pulling out of the European body. However, U.K. citizens voted 2 to 1 to remain in the EEC at that time. J. Wilds/Getty Images hide caption

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A Dundee marmalade jar (left) is among items recently unearthed from a 19th century landfill behind a manor house in East Anglia. In Victorian England, people transitioned from making most things at home to buying them in stores. Rich Preston/NPR hide caption

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Digging Up The Roots Of Modern Waste In Victorian-Era Rubbish

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A stately Georgian house at 29 Harley Street is home to Formations House, a company that specializes in creating other companies. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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1 Address, 2,000 Companies, And The Ease Of Doing Business In The U.K.

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Fillets of salmon, salted and smoked by H. Forman & Son, are destined for the U.S. grocery chain Whole Foods. Rich Preston/NPR hide caption

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Backing 'Brexit,' A Salmon Smokehouse Says It's Been Swimming Upstream

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In The Battle Over 'Brexit,' Opinion Is Divided In Southern England

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British police dog handlers patrol a train station in London in January. Matt Dunham/AP hide caption

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Is A British Program Spotting Radicals Or Alienating Muslims?

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Taxis wait in London in June 2014. By law, the drivers of London's black cabs must memorize all of the city's streets, a process that takes years of study. The taxi drivers are opposed to Uber and drivers using a GPS, but the High Court ruled in favor of Uber last week. Oli Scarff/Getty Images hide caption

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London's Cabbies Say 'The Knowledge' Is Better Than Uber And A GPS

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Queen Elizabeth II and royal family members watch from a balcony at Buckingham Palace during her annual birthday parade in June. Chris Jackson/Getty Images hide caption

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A Milestone For A Beloved Monarch

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British Prime Minister David Cameron delivers a speech on April 12, 2015 in Cheltenham, England. Britain goes to the polls in a general election on May 7. But campaign slogans and speeches — from Cameron and his rivals — won't carry many references to international affairs. WPA Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Britain Backs Away From World Stage In Lead-Up To Elections

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Members of the Muslim community leave the East London Mosque after prayers before the start of the holy month of Ramadan in June 2014. The mosque has an estimated 7,000 worshippers. Rob Stothard/Getty Images hide caption

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Britain's Muslims Still Feel The Need To Explain Themselves

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