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British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves No. 10 Downing St. for the Houses of Parliament on Thursday. Her speech there defending the tentative Brexit deal did little to calm critics — either among her political rivals or within her own party. Tim Ireland/AP hide caption

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British Prime Minister Theresa May faces the difficult task of persuading skeptical Brits to get on board with a tentative agreement with European Union negotiators. Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Demonstrators gather Tuesday to protest Brexit outside Parliament in London. They wave the Union Jack and the flag of the European Union. Jack Taylor/Getty Images hide caption

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"There are issues remaining around the backstop," Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May told reporters on Thursday, referring to the debate over how to treat Ireland and Northern Ireland when the U.K. leaves the EU. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As Brexit Deadlines Loom, May Says U.K. Considering A Longer Transition Period

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Tibetans cheer on a Tibetan team at a soccer tournament in London. Fans say they were pleased and surprised that the tournament organizers didn't succumb to pressure from potential sponsors and dump the Tibetan team to avoid angering the Chinese government. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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How The Chinese Government Works To Censor Debate In Western Democracies

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British Prime Minister Theresa May dances up to the podium for her speech Wednesday at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham, U.K. Christopher Furlong/Getty Images hide caption

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Yogurt selections like this one at a Los Angeles 365 by Whole Foods Market store are getting larger, but a new U.K. study warns that many contain lots of added sugar. Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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A specialist team member in a police protective suit in Salisbury, England, last month. British police scoured sections of Salisbury and Amesbury in southwest England, searching for a container feared to be contaminated with traces of the deadly nerve agent Novichok. Matt Dunham/AP hide caption

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A protest against President Trump in London's Parliament Square includes a giant balloon of "Trump Baby" in a diaper on Friday. It flew high above the statutes of prominent historical figures including Winston Churchill, Mahatma Gandhi and Millicent Fawcett. Amer Ghazzal/Barcroft Media via Getty Images hide caption

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Large Protests, Baby Blimp Greet Trump In London And The U.K.

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A 20-foot-tall blimp depicting President Trump as a cartoon baby stands inflated in London's Bingfield Park. It will hover above Parliament Square later this week during the president's visit. Matt Dunham/AP hide caption

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'We Need To Take A Stand': U.K. Protesters Mobilize For Trump's Visit

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The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission's chief commissioner, Les Allamby, speaks to members of the media outside of the Supreme Court in London on Thursday. The court said it could not rule on the commissions' challenge to Northern Ireland's strict abortion laws, but that it would have declared them incompatible with human rights laws otherwise. Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Demonstrators gather in Dublin on Saturday, awaiting the final results of Ireland's referendum on abortion. Ultimately, Irish voters backed repeal of the ban — but, as evidenced by their signs, those in favor of repeal were already thinking of what may happen next in Northern Ireland. Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle greet tourists from the glossy surface of a postcard sold Friday in Windsor. The pair — the real people, not their images, we mean — will wed at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle on Saturday. Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Britain's Health and Social Care Secretary Jeremy Hunt arrives at 10 Downing Street in central London on March 13. Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Home Secretary Amber Rudd attends the official unveiling of a statue in honor of the first female Suffragist Millicent Fawcett in Parliament Square last week in London. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory in Porton Down, U.K., seen last month. Researchers at the lab were tasked with testing the nerve agent used to poison Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, in early March. Jack Taylor/Getty Images hide caption

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A small crowd gathered outside the Russian Embassy in London on Tuesday, as the nearly two dozen Russian diplomats returned to their country under a mandate from the British government. The U.K. expelled the diplomats in retaliation for the spy poisoning case earlier this month. Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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