LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven will attend an International Olympic Committee vote next week to back Stockholm’s candidacy to land the 2026 Winter Olympics, bid officials said on Thursday. Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Lofven arrives for the European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, June 20, 2019. Julien Warnand/Pool via REUTERS
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LONDON (Reuters) – British lawmakers will hold a Citizens’ Assembly to gather views on how to meet its newly-strengthened emissions targets, parliament announced on Thursday, in response to growing public unease over the climate crisis. Although the assembly, to be held over several weekends this autumn, would have no independent powers, legislators said its deliberations
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Tennis – ATP 500 – Fever-Tree Championships – The Queen’s Club, London, Britain – June 20, 2019 Croatia’s Marin Cilic reacts during his second round match against Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman Action Images via Reuters/Tony O’Brien LONDON (Reuters) – Defending champion Marin Cilic was cut down to size by Argentine Diego Schwartzman in the second round
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DUBAI/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Iran on Thursday shot down a U.S. military drone it said was on a spy mission over its territory but Washington said the aircraft was targeted in international air space in “an unprovoked attack”. The incident fanned fears of wider military conflict in the Middle East as U.S. President Donald Trump pursues
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(Reuters) – The European Tour has hired former Premier League executive chairman Richard Scudamore to help boost revenue from the Ryder Cup, the governing body announced on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – LMA Annual Awards Dinner 2019 – Grosvenor House Hotel, London, Britain – May 14, 2019 Richard Scudamore poses with the LMA Special
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s government broke the law by allowing arms exports to Saudi Arabia that might have been used in Yemen’s war, a court ruled on Thursday, after activists argued the weapons were likely operated in violation of human rights legislation. People demonstrate outside the Court of Appeal regarding the judgment of a legal
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