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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May published her blueprint for relations with the European Union after Brexit on Thursday, putting at its core a plan for a free trade area for goods that has angered many in her party. In a long-awaited white paper policy document, her government said its negotiating position had
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LONDON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump flies into Britain on Thursday for talks with the leader of the United States’ closest ally in Europe and tea with Queen Elizabeth, against a backdrop of protests and what he described as the country’s turmoil over Brexit. Fresh from a NATO summit where Trump chided Germany and other
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DUBLIN (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry confidently predicted that England would lift the World Cup as Gareth Southgate’s men prepare for their semi-final against Croatia later on Wednesday. Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, smile as they prepare to meet Ireland’s President, Michael Higgins, on their second day of a two-day
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LONDON (Reuters) – The U.S. Ambassador to London on Wednesday said he was unsure whether President Donald Trump would meet Boris Johnson, who resigned from Prime Minister Theresa May’s government, during his upcoming trip Britain. Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrives at Carlton House Terrace in London, Britain, July 10, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay Trump
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is to almost double the funding it provides to countries in the Western Balkans to 80 million pounds and ramp up its number of security staff in the region to try and tackle organised crime gangs. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May, and Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel hold a news conference with
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LONDON (Reuters) – The U.S. Embassy in London issued an alert on Tuesday to Americans in the British capital, warning them to keep a low profile during President Donald Trump’s visit later this week in case protests against him turn violent. U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump board Air Force One as
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LONDON (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth and senior members of her family were attending celebrations to mark the 100th anniversary of Britain’s Royal Air Force on Tuesday, ahead of a flypast of almost 100 aircraft over Buckingham Palace in central London. Britain’s Queen Elizabeth arrives at Westminster Abbey for a service to mark the centenary of
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May holds a meeting of her cabinet on Tuesday, a day after her government was thrown into turmoil when two senior ministers quit in protest at her plans for trade ties with the European Union after Brexit. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May attends a press conference
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LONDON (Reuters) – A woman who died after being poisoned with a nerve agent that also struck a former Russian spy in March must have handled a contaminated item, and tracking it down is key to police investigations, Britain’s top counter-terrorism officer said. Dawn Sturgess, 44, died on Sunday just over a week after she
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed Jeremy Hunt as foreign minister on Monday after predecessor Boris Johnson resigned in protest at the government’s plans for a close trading relationship with the European Union. Britain’s new Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Jeremy Hunt talks to the media outside the Foreign
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May’s foreign minister and Brexit negotiator quit on Monday in protest at her plans to keep close trade ties with the European Union after Britain leaves the bloc, stirring rebellion in her party’s ranks. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, the face of Brexit for many, resigned just hours after Brexit
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday the European Union needed to engage constructively with her new Brexit proposal or risk seeing the UK crash out of the bloc without a deal. Speaking shortly after two of May’s most senior cabinet ministers resigned over her Brexit plan, May said the models
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LONDON (Reuters) – The following is David Davis’s resignation letter to Prime Minister Theresa May. Britain’s Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis walks down Downing Street in London, Britain, July 4, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson “Dear Prime Minister “As you know there have been a significant number of occasions in the last
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LONDON (Reuters) – One of Britain’s most vocal anti-EU cabinet ministers publicly endorsed Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan to keep Britain in a free trade zone for goods with the EU, a sign she has so far averted a revolt against a new proposal for a soft Brexit. Britain’s Environment Secretary Michael Gove speaks on
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Boris Johnson strongly criticised Prime Minister Theresa May’s latest Brexit proposal in typically colourful terms before agreeing with his colleagues to back the compromise on Friday, reports said. Britain’s Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Boris Johnson arrives at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain, July 3, 2018. REUTERS/Simon
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LONDON (Reuters) – A police officer involved in the search for a suspected poisoned container that left two people in critical condition in the southwestern English town of Amesbury has been given the all clear after going to hospital for a precautionary health check, police said on Saturday. The officer was tested for possible exposure
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SAMARA, Russia (Reuters) – England defied almost three decades of disappointment to move confidently into the World Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1990 as headers from Harry Maguire and Dele Alli downed a dogged but toothless Sweden 2-0 on Saturday. England’s Dele Alli scores their second goal. REUTERS/David Gray Far more fancied England
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LONDON (Reuters) – It might not have triggered the earthquake sensors, but the roar of joy that greeted England’s World Cup victory over Sweden on Saturday was heard throughout the land. Packed pubs and big-screen areas erupted as Gareth Southgate’s team dispatched their opponents 2-0 to reach the semi-finals of the competition for the first
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