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Fox News ceased broadcasting in the UK on Tuesday. Its parent company, 21st Century Fox, is trying to get government approval for its takeover bid of European media giant Sky. Above, headlines scroll across the Fox News studios in New York earlier this month. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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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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British Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative Party Theresa May, accompanied by her husband Philip, speaks outside No. 10 Downing St. in central London on Friday. Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The limestone Rock of Gibraltar towers above the pensinsula, a British dependent territory that profits from tourism, finance and its shipyard. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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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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British Ambassador to the EU Tim Barrow (left) delivers Prime Minister Theresa May's formal notice of the U.K.'s intention to leave the bloc to European Council President Donald Tusk in Brussels on Wednesday. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Deputy First Minister John Swinney arrive at Scottish Parliament on Tuesday. They attended the second day of debate on a motion that ultimately granted Sturgeon the authority to pursue an independence referendum. Andy Buchanan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon leaves 10 Downing Street in London after a meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May about Brexit negotiations in November 2016. Alastair Grant/AP hide caption

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"Only Parliament can grant rights to the British people — and only Parliament can take them away," says lead claimant Gina Miller, seen here speaking outside the Supreme Court in London on Tuesday. Judges sided with Miller in her case seeking to block Prime Minister Theresa May's plan to trigger Brexit. Leon Neal/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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A photograph of Jo Cox, the 41-year-old Labour lawmaker who was fatally shot and stabbed in June, was among tributes in London's Parliament Square following her death. Matt Dunham/AP hide caption

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Donald Trump listens to United Kingdom Independence Party leader Nigel Farage during a campaign rally on Aug. 24, in Jackson, Miss. Farage was a leader of the pro-Brexit campaign in Britain. Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images hide caption

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