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Hundreds evacuated after London hotel explosion

Hundreds evacuated after London hotel explosion

LONDON — A suspected gas leak touched off an explosion in the basement of the Hyatt Regency Churchill in London, injuring 14 people and forcing the evacuation of hundreds of...

Fly us to the moon, UK space mission asks public

Fly us to the moon, UK space mission asks public

LONDON — A British space venture is giving ordinary citizens the chance to leave their mark on the moon in a decade’s time while helping scientists scout a possible location for...

Pope raffling Fiat, bikes and more for charity

Pope raffling Fiat, bikes and more for charity

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis is raffling off dozens of gifts he’s been given during his short papacy, including a new Fiat 4x4, some bikes and a fancy coffee maker, with the...

France the new tax haven for technology companies

France the new tax haven for technology companies

PARIS — Move over, Ireland. Companies from Microsoft to China’s Huawei Technologies scouring Europe for fiscally attractive shores are turning to an unlikely country: France. As...

Paris city council fights over new skyscraper

Paris city council fights over new skyscraper

PARIS — The Paris City Council has rejected plans for a new skyscraper on the city’s 19th-century skyline — but the mayor immediately rejected the vote as invalid.

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