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President Trump, don't worry about cancelling on us – we didn't want you to come anyway. Yours sincerely, London

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I can just imagine Trump surveying the London edition of Monopoly and scattering his counters across the table in fury at the realisation that Mayfair, not Vauxhall, features on the board

Source: http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/donald-trump-visit-london-cancelled-us-embassy-theresa-may-a8156191.html

A million take to Paris streets for Johnny Hallyday’s funeral

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French president makes emotional address calling for ‘people’s tribute’, as singer’s body is driven through capital on final journey

To the blast of electric guitars, the revving of Harley-Davidsons, applause and tears, France bade an emotional farewell to Johnny Hallyday, France’s rock and roll “national hero” on Saturday.

The centre of Paris ground to a halt as the wave of national grief that has overwhelmed the country since news of the death of the singer, known as the French Elvis, at the age of 74 broke early on Wednesday morning.

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Source: https://www.theguardian.com/music/2017/dec/09/johnny-hallyday-funeral-paris-tributes-emmanuel-macron

High street hopes ‘the Meghan effect’ will sprinkle stardust over brand Britain

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The tourism, retail and hotel industries are ready to go into overdrive

Most marriages usually leave a gaping hole in the happy couple’s finances but business leaders are predicting the “Meghan Markle effect” will sprinkle some stardust on “brand Britain” in 2018.

The engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has sent marketers into overdrive with tourism chiefs, retailers and hoteliers optimistic that the high-profile nuptials will be a boon for the economy on what will be the eve of Brexit.

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Source: https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/dec/02/meghan-markle-effect-brand-britain-high-street

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to Marry in Spring
It's confirmed: Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle are set to marry.  The news – which had been widely expected in the...

Source: http://www.billboard.com/node/8046960

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