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5,000 trains make China - Europe journey



CHINA , UK, EAST MEETS WEST October 20, 2017


In the UK, the first direct service between China and the UK made national headlines in January. Photo credit - Pixabay   An astonishing 5,000 trains have made the journey between China and Europe since direct services bega...

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China National Peking Opera Company lands in London for dramatic encore



CHINA , UK, ENTERTAINMENT, LONDON LIFE, EAST MEETS WEST October 20, 2017


The China National Peking Opera Company will return to the UK for the third time when it brings four performances to London's Sadler's Wells this weekend. Romantic comedy The Phoenix Returns Home and tragic military drama A River...

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Google owner Alphabet leads $1bn funding round for Uber rival Lyft



News October 20, 2017


The funding is being led by CapitalG, Alphabet's growth investment fund, which also has also backed tech companies such as home-renting platform Airbnb and payments firm Stripe.It is the latest challenge to Uber, which is appealin...

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Kansas City Chiefs 30-31 Oakland Raiders: Derek Carr throws late game-winning TD in dramatic finish



News October 20, 2017


The Raiders halted a four-game losing skid in 2017, while the Chiefs lost their second straight contest after opening the season with five consecutive wins.Oakland marched 85 yards in 11 plays for Carr's game-winning touchdown pas...

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PM makes high-stakes claim to EU 27 amid sluggish Brexit progress



News October 20, 2017


And for the second successive dinner she was listened to politely, but with no immediate reply.After the dinner, EU leaders were careful to encourage the positive tone.German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she had no doubt that a d...

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