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Military personnel wearing protective suits investigate the poisoning of Sergei Skripal in Salisbury, England. Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, remain critically ill. Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images hide caption

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Comedian Simon Brodkin, also known as Lee Nelson, hands Prime Minister Theresa May a P45 form — the equivalent of a pink slip — during her speech at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester. Carl Court/Getty Images hide caption

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Brexit Leaves French Fishermen On The Hook

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Conservative Party politician Jacob Rees-Mogg stands in the garden of his mansion in the west of England. Known for his posh, upper-class traits, Rees-Mogg has become an unlikely hit on social media. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is mobbed by young supporters after addressing an anti-austerity rally in Parliament Square, London, following a march through the city on July 1. Victoria Jones - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images hide caption

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Once Seen As Too Left-Wing, Will Jeremy Corbyn Be U.K.'s Next Prime Minister?

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British Prime Minister Theresa May marked a year in office last week. After her party lost parliamentary seats in elections last month, doubts have arisen over how long she'll remain prime minister. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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One Year On, Theresa May Keeps Fragile Grip On Her Job As British Prime Minister

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The George Hotel, a 17th century stagecoach inn, is one of the few historic buildings on Crawley's main street. Most of the town was built after World War II to house people displaced by bombing in London. In recent years, immigrants settled in Crawley and work at Gatwick Airport nearby. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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A Year After Vote, Brexit Supporters In A British Town Wonder If It'll Ever Happen

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Hundreds of pro-EU supporters gather on Whitehall on the first anniversary of the Brexit referendum to protest against the process of Britain leaving the European Union. Wiktor Szymanowicz/Barcroft Media via Getty Images hide caption

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In Britain, New Dating Apps Let Brexit Opponents 'Remain' With Each Other

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A woman lays flowers for the victims of the Manchester Arena attack in central Manchester, England, on Tuesday. Darren Staples/Reuters hide caption

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Manchester Bombing Is Europe's 13th Terrorist Attack Since 2015

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European Council President Donald Tusk holds up the document from the U.K. in Brussels on Wednesday. Tusk has received a letter from British Prime Minister Theresa May invoking Article 50 of the bloc's key treaty, the formal start of exit negotiations. Virginia Mayo/AP hide caption

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A flower left in tribute to the victims of Wednesday's attack is seen next to the Palace of Westminster that houses the Houses of Parliament in central London. Niklas Halle'n/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Scaffolding surrounds a section of the Houses of Parliament in London in September 2016. Frank Augstein/AP hide caption

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For Britain's Crumbling Parliament, Renovation Will Be Costly And Take Years

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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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