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United Kingdom Faces Severe Housing Shortage Amid Immigrant Influx

The United Kingdom has a housing shortage. Add an influx of immigrants from other parts of European Union, and you have a market where escalating prices put home ownership out of the reach of many people.

Theresa May Meets Angela Merkel Ahead Of Formal Brexit Talks

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Stefan Kornelius, foreign editor for Süddeutsche Zeitung, about the first meeting of Theresa May with German Chancellor Angela Merkel since May became the new British Prime Minister.

Admiralty Arch To Host London's Most Expensive Apartment

London, already a home for the ultra-rich, will soon boast one of the most expensive apartments in the world. Located in the iconic Admiralty Arch building, the 12 bedroom apartment is estimated to cost 150 million pounds.

'The Battle For Home' Traces Syria's History Through Architecture

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Homs-based architect Marwa al-Sabouni, about her new book The Battle for Home, which traces Syria's past, present and possible future through the lens of architecture.

The Grand Ambitions Of A Slain Journalist In Ukraine

Pavel Sheremet, who was killed Wednesday, clashed with Russian authorities over his investigative reporting. He thought he'd found a safe home in Ukraine. NPR's Joanne Levine met him just last month.

U.S. Sues To Recover Funds Allegedly Stolen From Malaysian Government Fund

The money — which U.S. officials say was used to buy a $35 million jet, art by Van Gogh, rights to The Wolf of Wall Street — was raised by a fund with ties to Malaysia's prime minister and his family.

An Archaeological Mystery In Ghana: Why Didn't Past Droughts Spell Famine?

A terrible drought hit Ghana in the 1400s, far worse than today's conditions. Yet people had enough to eat, while today they go hungry. What changed? In a word, colonialism, a new study suggests.

WATCH: During Turkish Coup Attempt, Man Defies 2 Tanks And Survives

Video footage shows a man standing in front of the first tank. When it doesn't stop, he runs backward a few steps, then throws himself on the ground — remaining safely between the tank's treads.

Investigative Journalist Killed By Car Bomb In Ukraine's Capital

Pavel Sheremet was assassinated when a car he was driving exploded in Kiev on Wednesday. The Ukrainian president has called for an investigation.
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Republican National Convention: Analysis Of Trump's Plans For The Economy And Creating Jobs

Speakers at the Republican National Convention address jobs and the economy. A convention update and analysis of Donald Trump's economic plans and how his own successes and failures as a businessman could shape voter opinion.