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UK halts fracking ahead of election; some want permanent ban

Nov. 2, 2019 11:13 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The British government announced Saturday that it will no longer allow fracking because of new scientific analysis that casts doubts on the safety of the controversial practice, but some critics called the action an election stunt and demanded a permanent ban. The government said the decision...

UK brings travelers home as Thomas Cook bosses criticized

Sep. 24, 2019 1:47 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain's biggest repatriation effort since World War II ramped up Tuesday as questions swirled over the pay that Thomas Cook executives received in the run-up to the tour operator's collapse. As uncertain Thomas Cook customers made their way to airports around the world, Britain's Civil...