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As lord mayor—the City of London’s cheerleader-in-chief—in the Brexit era, organ-playing ex-rocker Andrew Parmley pulls out the stops for British financiers to win over investors.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe
After a 10-year legal fight over her mother’s will, Heather Ilott lost this week. The UK woman became estranged from her mother in 1978 when Ilott, at 17, went to live with her boyfriend, who ultimately became her husband. In 2002, Ilott’s mother, Melita Jackson, made her last will, specifically…
A meeting of nearly 3,000 lawmakers in Beijing is set to test the clout of Chinese President Xi Jinping, after he placed allies in key government posts over recent months in a bid to steer a pivotal leadership shuffle this fall.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia
More than 50 civilians have been killed or injured by landmines since Friday night as they fled a village about 9 miles west of Mosul, Iraq’s Federal Police said in a tweet Saturday.
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Iraqi federal police pushed their way into the perimeter of Mosul International Airport on Thursday, taking control of the runway amid fierce exchanges of fire with ISIS militants hunkered down in several airport buildings, police officials say. The advance came as part of a major assault that started Sunday to…