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Brexit supporter Johnson far ahead in contest to replace British PM

06 June, 2019 11:29 pm 11:29 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Boris Johnson, who has pledged to deliver Brexit on Oct. 31, surged closer to power on Thursday, winning by far the most support from Conservative lawmakers in the first round of the contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May. Three years since voting 52%-48% to leave the European Union, the United Kingdom … Read More



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Melania Trump wears elegant Dolce & Gabbana dress to meet Queen Elizabe...

06 June, 2019 5:55 pm 5:55 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Melania Trump wore an elegant white below-the-knee Dolce & Gabbana dress with navy blue collar and belt and a custom hat by Herve Pierre when she met Queen Elizabeth on Monday at Buckingham Palace. US President Donald Trump and Melania had lunch with the queen and were shown around a collection of … Read More



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Julian Assange arrested by British police at Ecuadorean embassy

04 April, 2019 3:46 pm 3:46 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested by British police on Thursday after they were invited into the Ecuadorean embassy where he has been holed up since 2012. “Julian Assange, 47, has today, Thursday 11 April, been arrested by officers from the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) at the Embassy of Ecuador,” police said. … Read More



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UK minister sees Brexit deal with Labour, opposition wants flexibility

04 April, 2019 10:58 pm 10:58 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – The British government is optimistic about reaching some form of deal with the opposition Labour Party to end a deadlock on Brexit as work on a compromise continues, Britain’s finance minister Philip Hammond said on Saturday. But Labour said the governing Conservatives needed to be more flexible and had not shown any … Read More



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Royal household split: Prince Harry and Meghan go it alone

03 March, 2019 11:01 am 11:01 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry and his pregnant wife Meghan are to set up their own household, breaking away from the joint operation they shared with the Harry’s elder brother William and his wife Kate, Buckingham Palace said on Thursday. Harry and Meghan, known officially as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, have shared … Read More



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May tells MPs: back me or lose Brexit

03 March, 2019 10:16 pm 10:16 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May battled to win support for her plans for an orderly Brexit on Tuesday, urging sceptical Conservative Party members to vote for her deal or risk not leaving the European Union at all. Hours before a vote on the deal in parliament, May had failed to win over the … Read More



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British aide to Malaysian ex-PM charged with money laundering

02 February, 2019 12:17 pm 12:17 pm

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysian authorities charged Paul Stadlen, a British national who had worked for disgraced former prime minister Najib Razak as a media adviser, with two counts of money laundering, state news agency Bernama reported on Wednesday. Najib was ousted in a general election last year amid widespread public anger over a multibillion-dollar … Read More



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Berlin auctioneer expects British, Russian interest in Hitler watercolours

01 January, 2019 11:52 pm 11:52 pm

BERLIN (Reuters) – The pictures – three anemic watercolours showing a mountain scene, a river and a distant figure sat beneath a tree – are little different from wares on sale at flea markets the world over, except for the autograph scratched in the corner: “A Hitler”. But it is thanks to that attribution to … Read More



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Suspicious packages sent to up to 14 diplomatic missions in Australia

01 January, 2019 11:26 am 11:26 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Police in Australia said on Wednesday they are investigating several suspicious packages sent to embassies and consulates, which media reports and other officials said included the US and British missions, in the cities of Melbourne and Canberra. There were no immediate reports of any harm to staff. “The packages are being examined … Read More



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Most of May’s Conservative Party members oppose her Brexit deal

01 January, 2019 10:09 am 10:09 am

LONDON (Reuters) – A majority of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party members oppose her Brexit deal with the European Union, according to a survey published on Friday. With less than three months until Britain leaves the bloc, May is yet to win parliament’s backing for her deal and the research may dent hopes that … Read More



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Britain pushes for UN Security Council action on Yemen crisis

11 November, 2018 9:11 am 9:11 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Monday he would push for new action at the United Nations Security Council to try to end hostilities in Yemen and find a political solution to the war there. Yemen, one of the poorest Arab countries, is locked in a nearly four-year-old war that pits … Read More



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UK wants deal on Brexit by November at latest: Lidington

09 September, 2018 8:19 am 8:19 am

CERNOBBIO (Reuters) – Britain believes an orderly, agreed exit from the European Union is still the most likely outcome but time is running out and a deal should be done by November at the latest, cabinet office minister David Lidington said. Speaking on the sidelines of Italy’s annual Ambrosetti conference on European affairs, Lidington said … Read More



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British shops endure worst August for three years – BDO survey

09 September, 2018 9:45 am 9:45 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British shops suffered their worst August in three years, a survey showed on Friday, as inflationary pressures and a record heatwave drove consumers away and a shift to buying online continued. Accountancy and business advisory firm BDO said its monthly High Street Sales Tracker (HSST) showed like-for-like sales dropped 2.7 percent in … Read More



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British car output drops annual 11 percent in July

08 August, 2018 10:26 am 10:26 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British car production fell 11 percent year-on-year in July, hit by model changes, seasonal adjustments and preparations for tougher new emissions standards, an industry body said on Thursday. Output stood at 121,051 units last month, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said, with demand at home slumping 35 percent compared … Read More



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Britain’s Centrica invests in Israeli electric vehicle start-up

08 August, 2018 8:27 am 8:27 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British utility Centrica said on Monday it has made a multi-million pound investment in an Israeli start-up that develops software for electric vehicle charging solutions. Israeli company Driivz has developed a cloud-based EV charging operating system that helps power network operators, car manufacturers and utilities manage charging and account billing, Centrica said. … Read More



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