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Derry Girls follows five teenagers in a Catholic school in Northern Ireland during the 1990s. "This show, it's very Derry, in all the right ways," says Derry Girls fan Gilly Campbell. "It's put Northern Ireland on the map for all the right reasons." Netflix hide caption

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In Northern Ireland, 'Derry Girls' Balances Teen Comedy And Sectarian Conflict

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, seen at a joint news conference Monday with Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Dublin. Johnson has suffered a rough couple of weeks, as lawmakers scuttled first his attempt to maintain a hard Brexit deadline — then, his attempt to call a snap general election. Charles McQuillan/Getty Images hide caption

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British Airways planes sit parked at London's Heathrow Airport on Monday. British Airways says it has had to cancel almost all flights as a result of pilots' 48-hour strike over pay. Matt Dunham/AP hide caption

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James Toner feeds cows at his family's dairy farm in Northern Ireland's County Armagh. Thirty-five percent of Northern Irish milk is sold to Ireland. Northern Irish farmers who have built lucrative cross-border trade with the Irish Republic are especially worried about the possibility of a no-deal Brexit. Joanna Kakissis/NPR hide caption

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How A No-Deal Brexit Could Destroy The Irish Dairy Industry — And Threaten Peace

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Work on Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral continues following a devastating fire in April. -/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What Will A Reconstructed Notre Dame Look Like? The Answer Is Up For Debate

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson (center right) gestures during his first Prime Minister's Questions in London Wednesday. The U.K.'s House of Commons voted to block a no-deal Brexit, prompting Johnson to call for a general election next month — which was also voted down. Jessica Taylor/House of Commons via AP hide caption

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, seen hosting health service workers Tuesday at No. 10 Downing St. in London. The same day in the House of Commons, Johnson was dealt a political blow when the defection of a fellow Conservative left him without a working majority in Parliament. WPA Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Monday that he doesn't want an election amid the Brexit crisis and issued a rallying cry to lawmakers to back him in securing a Brexit deal. Matt Dunham/AP hide caption

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Pope Francis delivers his blessing during the noon prayer from the window of his studio overlooking St.Peter's Square on Sunday. Francis told the crowd that before his address, he had been stuck in an elevator for 25 minutes, causing him to be late. Alessandra Tarantino/AP hide caption

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson maneuvered Wednesday to give his political opponents less time to block a no-deal Brexit split from Europe before the Oct. 31 withdrawal deadline, winning Queen Elizabeth II's approval to suspend Parliament. Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP hide caption

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The pound was long the symbol of Britain's economic might. The chaos surrounding the country's 2016 decision to leave the European Union has sent the currency falling sharply. WPA Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Like The Empire Itself, The British Pound Is Not What It Used To Be

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Thousands of demonstrators gather outside Houses of Parliament on Wednesday in London to protest against plans to suspend Parliament. WIktor Szymanowicz/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has angered opposition lawmakers by asking Queen Elizabeth II to suspend Parliament for a time — a move that would allow him more leeway to secure a no-deal Brexit. Markus Schreiber/AP hide caption

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Queen Will Suspend U.K. Parliament At Boris Johnson's Request

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Virginia Roberts Giuffre appears on Tuesday outside a Manhattan court where sexual assault victims addressed the media concerning allegations against the late Jeffrey Epstein. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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G-7 nations pledged millions to help Amazon countries fight wildfires, but Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Tuesday that he's not interested unless he gets an apology from French President Emmanuel Macron. Eraldo Peres/AP hide caption

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Brazil Rejects G-7's Offer Of $22 Million To Fight Amazon Fires

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French President Emmanuel Macron (left) and President Trump participate in a G-7 working session. Trump is in Biarritz, France, for the G-7 summit of the world's biggest economic powers. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Russian President Vladimir Putin, shown here at the Kremlin in Moscow on Thursday, said on Friday that Russia should respond in kind to the testing of a new U.S. cruise missile. Alexander Zemlianichenko/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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