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    • Prince Harry Condemns Racist and Sexist Abuse of Girlfriend Meghan Markle

    • By: Karla Adam
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 2 mins
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    After all, the British tabloids and other outlets have poked and prodded into nearly every regal recess from the marriage meltdown of Charles and Diana to their son, Prince Harry—once wearing a Nazi-style outfit for a costume party.

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    • Plastic-Free Supermarkets in Britain? Theresa May Floats Idea as Part of Green Agenda.

    • By: Karla Adam
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Prime Minister Theresa May wants to set Britain’s food free: to sit in produce bins without plastic packaging or rest in butchers’ cases without a cling-wrap coating.

    "Plastic-Free Supermarkets in Britain? Theresa May Floats Idea as Part of Green Agenda." is from the January 11, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Karla Adam and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Princes William and Harry Are All Grown up, and Their Mother Would Be Proud

    • By: Karla Adam and William Booth
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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     Princes William and Harry are good lads — and either would make a proper 21st-century king. Given all that has happened, that is amazing.

    "Princes William and Harry Are All Grown up, and Their Mother Would Be Proud" is from the August 28, 2017 Europe section of The Washington Post. It was written by Karla Adam and William Booth and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Did Brexit Campaigners Cheat? And If They Did, What Does That Mean?

    • By: William Booth, Karla Adam
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    LONDON — If he knocked on your door, Shahmir Sanni might not be what you would expect of a campaigner for Brexit, Britain’s historic — now wrenching, all-consuming — decision to leave the European Union.

    "Did Brexit Campaigners Cheat? And If They Did, What Does That Mean?" is from the March 31, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth and Karla Adam and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Climate Change Protests Take Place Around the World on Eve of Summit

    • By: Karla Adam
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Climate Change Protests Take Place Around the World on Eve of Summit" is from the Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Karla Adam and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Britain to End Its Program for Lone Child Refugees

    • By: Karla Adam, James McAuley
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The rollback, however, reflects forces that resonate across the West as many countries tighten immigration policies, rethink the size of their welcome mat for refugees, fret over perceived threats to their culture — and watch a landmark court battle play out in the United States over the Trump administration’s travel ban on seven Muslim-majority nations.

    "Britain to End Its Program for Lone Child Refugees" is from the February 09, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Karla Adam and James McAuley and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Britain Hails Queen Elizabeth II's Longevity on the Throne

    • By: Karla Adam
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Britain Hails Queen Elizabeth II's Longevity on the Throne" is from the September 09, 2015, World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Karla Adam and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • London's Lavishly High Home Prices Take a Brexit Hit

    • By: Anthony Faiola, Karla Adam
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "London's Lavishly High Home Prices Take a Brexit Hit" is from the August 12, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anthony Faiola and Karla Adam and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Suspected Killer of British Lawmaker Had Ties to Neo-Nazi Group, Watchdog Says

    • By: Griff Witte, Karla Adam
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Suspected Killer of British Lawmaker Had Ties to Neo-Nazi Group, Watchdog Says" is from the June 17, 2016, World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte and Karla Adam and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Van Swerves Into Crowds in Barcelona's Popular Las Ramblas District; Police Report Dead and Injured

    • By: Wlliam Booth, Karla Adam and Brian Murphy
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    A driver swerved a van onto a pedestrian area Thursday in Barcelona’s historic Las Ramblas district, ramming into crowds and leaving dead and injured scattered along a stretch of tree-shaded sidewalk.

    "Van Swerves Into Crowds in Barcelona's Popular Las Ramblas District; Police Report Dead and Injured" is from the August 17, 2017 Europe section of The Washington Post. It was written by Wlliam Booth, Karla Adam and Brian Murphy and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Britain Furious, Trump Unapologetic as Fallout Swells From Anti-Muslim Videos

    • By: Karla Adam, William Booth
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The British backlash to President Trump picked up steam Thursday with parliament members openly deriding him and Britain’s prime minister standing by her denunciations of Trump’s retweets of a fringe anti-Muslim group.

    "Britain Furious, Trump Unapologetic as Fallout Swells From Anti-Muslim Videos" is from the November 30, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Karla Adam and William Booth and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Julian Assange Loses Internet Access

    • By: William Booth, Karla Adam
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    LONDON — Julian Assange, the controversial founder of WikiLeaks, has been barred from using the Internet at the Ecuadoran Embassy in London, where he has been holed up for nearly six years, the Ecuadoran government announced.

    "Julian Assange Loses Internet Access" is from the March 29, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth and Karla Adam and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • BBC Editor Who Quit Over Equal Pay Offers Stunning Testimony to Parliament

    • By: Karla Adam
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Less than a month after she sensationally resigned her post as the BBC’s China editor, journalist Carrie Gracie appeared before British lawmakers Wednesday and explained the circumstances that led to her departure in protest over unequal pay.

    "BBC Editor Who Quit Over Equal Pay Offers Stunning Testimony to Parliament" is from the January 31, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Karla Adam and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • ‘It’s Still Devastating’: Britain Marks 6 Months Since Deadly Grenfell Tower Fire

    • By: Karla Adam
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Marking six months since the deadliest fire in modern British history, members of the royal family attended events Thursday that commemorated the 71 dead but also underscored the lingering hardships and questions since the Grenfell Tower was engulfed by flames.

    "‘It’s Still Devastating’: Britain Marks 6 Months Since Deadly Grenfell Tower Fire" is from the December 14, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Karla Adam and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • London Rejects Uber’s License, Saying the Company is Not ‘Fit and Proper’ for Passengers

    • By: William Booth, Karla Adam
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    London’s municipal transport authority took commuters by surprise Friday when it rejected Uber’s application for a new license to operate in the sprawling megalopolis, ruling that the ride-hailing giant is not a “fit and proper” private car-hire operator.

    "London Rejects Uber’s License, Saying the Company is Not ‘Fit and Proper’ for Passengers" is from the September 22, 2017 Technology section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth and Karla Adam and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • ‘I Heard a Scream and Then There Was Smoke’: Explosion Hits London Subway, Injuring at Least 22

    • By: William Booth, Karla Adam
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 8 mins
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    A homemade bomb sent a scorching cloud of smoke and flames through a London subway car Friday, injuring at least 22 rush-hour commuters and sending people scrambling for safety in what police called a terrorist incident.

    "‘I Heard a Scream and Then There Was Smoke’: Explosion Hits London Subway, Injuring at Least 22" is from the September 15, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth and Karla Adam and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • 'Sad, but a Happy Sad': Londoners Fret About Four Years Without Big Ben

    • By: Karla Adam
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Big Ben rang out 12 times at noon on Monday before halting its regularly scheduled bonging for four years to allow for major renovations at the Houses of Parliament.

    "'Sad, but a Happy Sad': Londoners Fret About Four Years Without Big Ben" is from the August 23, 2017 WorldViews section of The Washington Post. It was written by Karla Adam and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • As Britain Cracks Down on Weapons, Criminals Turn to Acid Attacks

    • By: Karla Adam, William Booth
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Attacks by people throwing acid at their victims has tripled in the past three years in Britain, stoking fears that almost anyone can be the victim — from a moped rider to the city banker or politician.

    "As Britain Cracks Down on Weapons, Criminals Turn to Acid Attacks" is from the August 26, 2017 Europe section of The Washington Post. It was written by Karla Adam and William Booth and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • British Prosecutors File New Charges in 1989 Hillsborough Stadium Tragedy That Claimed 96 Lives

    • By: Karla Adam
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 3 mins
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    ritish prosecutors announced Wednesday criminal charges against six people — including a former police chief — in a 1989 soccer stadium disaster that claimed 96 lives and left their families in a nearly three-decade struggle over who was to blame.

    " British Prosecutors File New Charges in 1989 Hillsborough Stadium Tragedy That Claimed 96 Lives" is from the June 28, 2017 Europe section of The Washington Post. It was written by Karla Adam and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • At the London Inferno: 'Someone Is Jumping!'

    • By: Karla Adam
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    That kind of fall is not the kind you can survive. The number of dead was at least 12 — with dozens more injured and authorities warning that the death toll could rise.

    "At the London Inferno: 'Someone Is Jumping!'" is from the June 14, 2017 Europe section of The Washington Post. It was written by Karla Adam and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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