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UK coronavirus cases double to eight, government declares ‘imminent t...

02 February, 2020 11:07 pm 11:07 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain said on Monday the number of confirmed coronavirus cases had doubled to eight as the government declared the virus a serious and imminent threat, giving it additional powers to isolate those suspected of being infected. Alarm over the coronavirus that emerged in Wuhan, China, in December is driven by its rapid … Read More

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London Bridge attack: Britain to honour its dead with vigil

12 December, 2019 4:10 pm 4:10 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will on Monday honour the two people who were killed when a militant knife man went on a stabbing spree near London Bridge in an attack that has thrust criminal justice to the centre of the election campaign. Jack Merritt, 25, and Saskia Jones, 23, were killed on Friday when Usman … Read More

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Assuming EU will not budge, Britain ramps up preparations for no-deal Brexi...

07 July, 2019 9:23 pm 9:23 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – The British government is working on the assumption that the European Union will not renegotiate its Brexit deal and is ramping up preparations to leave the bloc on October 31 without an agreement, senior ministers said on Sunday. Boris Johnson, who took over as British prime minister on Wednesday with a promise … Read More

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Britain delays decision on Huawei’s role in 5G networks

07 July, 2019 11:23 am 11:23 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain on Monday postponed a decision on whether Huawei [HWT.UL] could participate in building next-generation 5G mobile networks until it had a clearer picture of the impact of US measures taken against the Chinese company. “These measures could have a potential impact on the future availability and reliability of Huawei’s products, together … Read More

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Britain calls for European naval mission to counter Iran’s ‘pir...

07 July, 2019 8:52 am 8:52 am

LONDON/DUBAI (Reuters) – Britain called on Monday for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, days after Iran seized a British-flagged tanker in what London described as an act of “state piracy” in the strategic waterway. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt outlined the plans to parliament after a meeting of … Read More

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Britain needs more nuclear power, electric chargers for climate target

06 June, 2019 8:42 am 8:42 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain needs more nuclear power plants, electric vehicle charging sites and carbon capture and storage projects to meet its new climate target, the Confederation of British Industry said on Friday. The comments from Britain’s major business lobby come a day after the country became the first G7 member to enshrine in law … Read More

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Britain’s Prince Harry, queen attend Windsor Castle royal wedding

05 May, 2019 11:20 am 11:20 am

WINDSOR, England (Reuters) – New father Britain’s Prince Harry returned on Saturday to the Windsor Castle chapel where he married Meghan Markle a year ago this weekend, attending the wedding of relative Lady Gabriella Windsor. Queen Elizabeth’s first cousin once removed, Gabriella, a 38-year-old freelance writer and daughter of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, … Read More

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UK shop price inflation falls for first time since October: BRC

05 May, 2019 12:13 pm 12:13 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – UK shop price inflation cooled in early April for the first time in six months as retailers ramped up discounts at the start of the month, an industry survey showed on Wednesday. The British Retail Consortium (BRC) and market research group Nielsen said shop prices were 0.4 percent higher than a year … Read More

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US, UK urge India, Pakistan to avoid escalation

02 February, 2019 11:13 pm 11:13 pm

WASHINGTON/LONDON (92 News) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has urged India and Pakistan to exercise restraint and avoid escalation at any cost. According to a statement released by the US State Department, the US Secretary of State contacted Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, encouraging them to … Read More

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UK car output falls at fastest rate since recession

01 January, 2019 8:42 am 8:42 am

LONDON (Reuters) – UK car production fell by 9 percent last year, the biggest drop since the 2008-9 recession, and investment slumped by nearly half due to fears about Brexit, an industry body said on Thursday. The once runaway autos sector, which employs some 850,000 people in UK and has been lauded by politicians as … Read More

Britain,Switzerland agree post-Brexit deal for insurers

Britain, Switzerland agree post-Brexit deal for insurers

01 January, 2019 11:00 am 11:00 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain and Switzerland have agreed to allow insurers to trade freely between the two countries after Brexit, Britain’s finance ministry said on Friday. Both are home to major global insurers such as Swiss Re, Zurich Insurance Group, Aviva and Prudential. The deal will replicate the effects of the European Union’s insurance agreement … Read More

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Britain says airports need to do more to tackle drone menace

01 January, 2019 11:43 pm 11:43 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Airport operators need do more to counter the illegal use of drones after flights were disrupted at Heathrow and Gatwick, Prime Minister Theresa May’s de-facto deputy said on Wednesday. Cabinet Office Minister David Lidington said the government would consider toughening laws that ban the use of drones near airports but that operators … Read More

Britain braces for M&A slowdown as mega-deals set to wane

12 December, 2018 11:36 am 11:36 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Bankers are bracing for a drop in mega-deals in Britain in 2019 as companies cautious about Brexit and other geopolitical risks row back on big transactions following the best year for UK mergers and acquisitions in three years. Advisors caution that the bitter trade war between the United States and China, a … Read More

Britain must talk further about how to leave EU – Merkel

11 November, 2018 8:56 am 8:56 am

BERLIN (Reuters) – The European Union has done almost all it can to reach a satisfactory agreement on Britain’s exit from the European Union, and it is Britain where further discussions are most needed on the matter, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said. Addressing a congress of the German employers’ association BDA in Berlin, Merkel said … Read More

Rallying: Ogier wins in Britain, Neuville retains overall lead

10 October, 2018 9:47 am 9:47 am

LONDON (Reuters) – World champion Sebastien Ogier won Wales Rally GB for M-Sport Ford on Sunday to close the gap on Hyundai’s overall leader Thierry Neuville to seven points with two rounds remaining. The Frenchman prevailed after a close battle with Toyota’s Jari-Matti Latvala, who had seized the lead in the morning only to fall … Read More