A message of "Say no to Trump" is projected on Britain's Houses of Parliament the evening before a Monday parliamentary debate took place on Donald Trump's state visit. Nearly 2 million people signed a petition in support of scrapping or downgrading the invitation. Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images hide caption

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U.K. Independence Party co-founder Nigel Farage visited Donald Trump at Trump Tower days after the U.S. election. Trump suggested the British government appoint Farage to be the U.K.'s ambassador to Washington – advice Prime Minister Theresa May ignored. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Trump's Kindred Spirit, U.K.'s Nigel Farage, Will Be An Honored Guest Friday

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The river banks in Sunderland here were once home to shipyards, but like the city's coal mines, they disappeared. In June, the voters of Sunderland voted by more than 60 percent to leave the European Union, even though it would put tens of thousands of local jobs at risk. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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In Pro-Brexit English City, A Jobs Crisis Is Averted — But For How Long?

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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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People pose for pictures during an NFL fan rally on Regent Street in London on Saturday. Tim Ireland/AP hide caption

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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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