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Global Politics

Europe to push for quickie British divorce as US Secretary Kerry flies in

In a move to curb fears of a Brexit crisis going global, US Secretary of State John Kerry is flying in to meet with European leaders on Monday. German Chancellor Angela Merkel will host the leaders of France, Italy and the European Union in Berlin for discussions on Britain's vote to leave the EU. European leaders are expected to push this week for a quick divorce with Britain.

Lifestyle & Belief

Would you eat haggis?

Haggis imports have been outlawed in the United States since 1971. The ban was put in place because one of the key ingredients of haggis - sheep lungs - are prohibited in food products here. Now there is a fresh press by the UK government to try and overturn the import ban on traditional Scottish haggis.

Conflict & Justice

Bill Cosby is unlikely to face rape charges in court, but that wouldn't be the case in other countries

Allegations against Bill Cosby dating from decades ago have stirred a debate in the US over whether legal statutes of limitations should apply to sexual assault cases. Some countries, like Canada and the UK, don't have deadlines for prosecuting such cases, which has allowed prosecutors to open high-profile "historic cases" of assault with some success.