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  • Britain calls for international help on Ebola as London conference begins

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain made a plea for international help to deal with the world's worst Ebola outbreak at the start of a conference in London on Thursday, with one charity warning that five people are being infected with the virus every hour in Sierra Leone.
  • UK must channel aid to fight FGM in Sierra Leone: lawmakers

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain must set up a program to tackle female genital mutilation in Sierra Leone, where the practice is seen as a prerequisite for marriage and even used as a political tool, a parliamentary committee said. The...

    Tesco's 250-million-pound black hole: Who was minding the shop?

    LONDON (Reuters) - "Things are always unnoticed, until they're noticed," Tesco Chairman Richard Broadbent said when asked how Britain's biggest retailer had failed to spot a 250 million pound ($410 million) sized hole in its first-half profits. It was an...

    Can Spain and Catalonia's marriage be saved? Let the Catalans vote

    Can Spain and Catalonia's marriage be saved? Let the Catalans vote
    Catalonia's drive to break away from Spain hit a roadblock this week. Spain's Constitutional Court on Monday agreed to hear Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's appeal contesting Catalonia's plan for a Nov. 9 referendum on independence and suspended the...

    UK must restore aid for Sierra Leone and Liberia: report

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain must restore planned cuts in its aid budget for Sierra Leone and Liberia in light of the Ebola crisis sweeping through West Africa, a parliamentary committee said on Thursday. The Department for International...