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BRUSSELS | UK’s May sees Brexit deal soon as future ties text agreed

BRUSSELS— British Prime Minister Theresa May said Thursday that a good Brexit deal is within reach, after the European Union and her government agreed on a draft declaration outlining their future relations. The 26-page text was agreed upon at a technical level by negotiators and endorsed Thursday by the European Commission, the EU’s executive arm, … Continue reading BRUSSELS | UK’s May sees Brexit deal soon as future ties text agreed

MADRID | 10 dead in torrential flooding on Spain’s Mallorca island

MADRID — At least 10 people died on the Spanish island of Mallorca after a torrential rainstorm caused flash flooding that left a trail of piled vehicles and damaged infrastructure from surges of water and mud. Two British citizens and a Dutch woman were among the victims found Wednesday, one day after the rainfall, a … Continue reading MADRID | 10 dead in torrential flooding on Spain’s Mallorca island

AMESBURY, England | 2nd Novichok poisoning likely not deliberate, police say

AMESBURY, England— British officials investigating a second case of poisoning with the nerve agent Novichok in southwestern England said Thursday they suspect the victims were not directly targeted but sickened as a consequence of the previous attack. Police announced late Wednesday that specialists have determined that a couple in their 40s were poisoned by the … Continue reading AMESBURY, England | 2nd Novichok poisoning likely not deliberate, police say