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UK International Trade Secretary Liam Fox
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LGBT advocates are criticizing the United Kingdom's decision to open a new trade office in the Triangle.

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The people of Scotland will vote next week on whether to become an independent country. 

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Margaret Thatcher is as divisive in death as she was in life.  Even as many around the world mourn her loss this week, others celebrate it.  London police are bracing for protests and possible violence at her funeral.

Business leaders, state officials, and diplomats gathered last night to launch a new chapter of the British American Business Council. Steve Cain is the president of the new Triangle/Eastern North Carolina chapter. He says the region is very attractive for international investment.