LONDON (Reuters) – Many British public services risk ongoing real-terms cuts for years to come, despite a softer fiscal stance from Chancellor Philip Hammond, a major think tank predicted ahead of a half-yearly budget update next month. Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond visits Sensor City in Liverpool, Britain, February 1, 2019. REUTERS/Andrew Yates/Pool
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FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Australian Open – Third Round – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 19, 2019. Russia’s Daniil Medvedev in action during the match against Belgium’s David Goffin. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo SOFIA (Reuters) – Big-hitting Russian Daniil Medvedev brushed aside Hungary’s Marton Fucsovics 6-4 6-3 on Sunday to win the Sofia Open title. Third
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Border security talks between Republican and Democratic lawmakers seeking to avert another U.S. government shutdown on Friday have broken down over immigration detention policies, a Republican senator said. FILE PHOTO: Immigrant children now housed in a tent encampment under the new “zero tolerance” policy by the Trump administration are shown walking in
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ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss voters rejected on Sunday a proposal to limit urban sprawl by freezing the size of construction zones, rebuffing a plea from environmentalists to protect open spaces from the advance of bulldozers. Residential houses are seen during sunny winter weather on a mountainside in the town of Unteraegeri, Switzerland February 5, 2019.
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