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Experts update predictions on economic crisis; Iraqi protesters are regrouping; Saving a trove of Viking artifacts

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The economic fallout of the novel coronavirus pandemic will have wide-ranging consequences. In Southeast Asia, some fear it will increase trafficking and forced labor. Iraqi protesters are regrouping, even as the pandemic has hampered street demonstrations. And for many immigrants’ families worldwide, remittences are a lifeline. Those payments are expected to plummet. A frozen pass in Norway holds secrets of the Viking era. Plus, this sourdough library is a quarantine baker’s dream.

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Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal: What’s in it and how is it different to Theresa May’s version?

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Britain’s new leader Boris Johnson vows to get Brexit done

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Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as extradition bill protests turn to chaos

Boris Johnson is shown walking with his hands in his pockets and a gaggle of photographers around him.

UK prime minister candidate Boris Johnson to face court over Brexit claims

British Prime Minister Theresa May is shown standing at a wooden podium and wearing a red suit.

Britain’s Theresa May resigns, paving way for Brexit confrontation with EU

Fighting back tears, Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, setting up a contest that will install a new British prime minister who could pursue a cleaner break with the European Union.

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London protesters say climate change is bigger than Brexit

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Environmental activists are demanding the UK government declare a climate and ecological emergency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2025 and create a citizen’s assembly of members of the public to lead on decisions to address climate change.

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May looks for a way out of Brexit maelstrom as EU says no-deal exit looms

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European officials said on Tuesday the prospect of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal in 10 days time was growing as British Prime Minister Theresa May summoned ministers to try to find a Brexit breakthrough.

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The ‘glass cliff’ puts women in power during crisis — often without support

When a company, a business or even a government is going through a crisis, a woman is more likely to be promoted or selected to deal with the turmoil. This phenomenon is called “glass cliff.”

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is shown in the middle of a group of three men, all wearing dark suits.

No deal beckons: EU presses May on Brexit deal

French President Emmanuel Macron warned Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday that Britain would face a disorderly departure from the European Union if she fails to get parliamentary approval for her deal on the third attempt next week.