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Rosa Ashby runs Rosa Flowers in the English market town of Witney. Every flower in her shop, including lilies, chrysanthemums and lisianthus, is either grown in or distributed through the Netherlands. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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Florists Fear A 'No Deal' Brexit Would Wilt The Flower Business

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A billboard, in the northeast London district of Walthamstow, quotes former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson as saying this in the House of Commons in 2017: "There is no plan for 'no deal,' because we're going to get a great deal." Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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As Brexit Deadline Looms, Billboards Call Out Politicians' 'Quick And Easy' Claims

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Anti-Brexit demonstrators react after the results of the vote on British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal were announced in Parliament square in London on Tuesday. British lawmakers have rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal by a huge margin, plunging U.K. politics into crisis 10 weeks before the country is due to leave the European Union. Frank Augstein/AP hide caption

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Passengers wait Friday at London's Gatwick Airport, where drone sightings repeatedly caused flights to be delayed and suspended at the height of holiday travel season. Jack Taylor/Getty Images hide caption

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British Prime Minister Theresa May (center) leaves a meeting Tuesday in Berlin beside German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Faced with turmoil back home, May has embarked on an international trip to shore up assurances from the European Union. Michael Sohn/AP hide caption

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The Union Jack flies above the Palace of Westminster, the seat of Parliament in London. U.K. lawmakers are expected to decide soon the fate of a draft Brexit deal negotiated between Prime Minister Theresa May and the European Union. Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Demonstrators hold placards in London on Friday. Alastair Grant/AP hide caption

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Here's What You Need To Know About Brexit After A Tumultuous Week In The U.K.

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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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