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South Africa on top as England labour with the bat in 2nd Test

01 January, 2020 10:39 pm 10:39 pm

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – South Africa’s Anrich Nortje took the vital wickets of captain Joe Root and talisman Ben Stokes as England struggled to 262 for nine at stumps on the first day of the second Test on Friday. Pace bowler Nortje, playing his fourth Test, finished with 2-54 off 17 overs as the home … Read More

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Britain’s chief rabbi warns ‘poison’ of anti-Semitism in ...

11 November, 2019 9:08 am 9:08 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s chief rabbi said opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was unfit to be prime minister because he had failed to stem anti-Semitism “sanctioned from the top” and now gripping his party. His comments stirred up campaigning ahead of a Dec. 12 election in which voters face a stark choice between Prime Minister … Read More


I’d rather be dead in ditch than delay Brexit, Johnson affirms

09 September, 2019 2:26 am 2:26 am

WAKEFIELD, England – Britain Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday said he would “rather be dead in a ditch” than ask the European Union to delay Brexit beyond October 31. But the PM declined to say if he would resign if a postponement – which he has repeatedly ruled out – had to happen. Mr … Read More

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May steps up calls for Labour to agree a Brexit deal

05 May, 2019 8:06 am 8:06 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May has stepped up calls on Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to agree a cross-party deal to leave the European Union, following poor results for both parties in local elections on Thursday. May’s Conservatives lost more than a thousand seats on English local councils that were up for … Read More

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EU urges May to seize Labour opening as way out of Brexit impasse

02 February, 2019 8:09 am 8:09 am

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – It’s a proposal that is not even on the table, and reverses Theresa May’s determined position – but EU officials are still urging her to grasp an offer from the Labour opposition to break an impasse over the terms of Britain’s EU exit. The Conservative prime minister gave no sign during her … Read More

UK business will be able to bring in high-skilled workers post-Brexit: PM M...

12 December, 2018 9:18 am 9:18 am

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Britain’s post-Brexit immigration system will enable businesses to bring in high-skilled workers from the rest of the world, but firms should also do more to train up young British people, Prime Minister Theresa May said. Immigration was a major issue in the 2016 vote to leave the European Union and May … Read More

Labour will challenge PM May on her Brexit deal, Corbyn says

09 September, 2018 9:42 am 9:42 am

LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) – British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said  his party would challenge Prime Minister Theresa May on any Brexit deal she can strike with Brussels, and called for a national election if the deal fell short. Britain said it would not “capitulate” to European Union demands in Brexit talks and again urged … Read More