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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s trade minister will “categorically” deny on Wednesday that the government plans to lower foods standards to win trade deals after Brexit. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox leaves Downing Steet, London, Britain, October 9, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson The United States wants Britain to cut European Union
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LONDON/LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May told her ministers on Tuesday they would secure a Brexit deal if they stood together, calling for a show of unity to silence those pressing her to rethink her strategy for leaving the European Union. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London, Britain,
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LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May will discuss Brexit with her ministers on Tuesday, under pressure to rethink her plans from both some members of her Conservative Party and the European Union. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London, Britain, October 15, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls A day before May heads
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LONDON (Reuters) – British housing minister James Brokenshire called on his government colleagues to rally behind Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plan before a meeting of her top ministerial team on Tuesday to discuss her proposals for a deal. Britain’s Northern Ireland Secretary of State James Brokenshire speaks to media outside Stormont House in Belfast,
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are expecting their first child in the spring of 2019, around a year after their glittering wedding injected Hollywood glamour into the British royal family. Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, attend the annual WellChild Awards ceremony the Royal Lancaster Hotel
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(Reuters) – Facebook said on Tuesday that it would require British political adverts posted on its pages to carry disclaimers and identity flags, in an attempt to crack down on the spread of misinformation. A Facebook address sign is seen at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California, on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage Britain’s
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May urged the European Union on Monday not to allow a stand-off over the so-called Irish backstop to derail the Brexit talks, saying she believed a deal was achievable. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May attends a roundtable meeting with business leaders whose companies are inaugural signatories of the Race
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BELFAST/LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May was under mounting pressure on Monday to rethink her plan for leaving the European Union after Brexit talks reached a stand-off at the weekend over the so-called Irish backstop. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May attends a roundtable meeting with business leaders whose companies are inaugural signatories of the
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BELFAST (Reuters) – Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party, which British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government depends on for support, believes a no-deal Brexit is “probably inevitable,” the party’s Brexit spokesman was quoted as saying on Monday. An anti-brexit protestor holds a flag naming the six counties of Northrn Ireland outside the Houses of Parliament in
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BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) – The stubborn problem of Britain’s land border with Ireland thwarted a drive to clinch a Brexit deal before a European Union summit this week, as negotiators admitted defeat after marathon talks and pressed pause for the coming days. An anti-Brexit placard is fixed to traffic barriers opposite the Houses of Parliament in
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BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) – The stubborn problem of Ireland’s land border with Britain defeated marathon talks to seal a Brexit deal on Sunday in time for a European Union summit this week. European Union’s Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier takes part in the EU Commission’s weekly college meeting in Brussels, Belgium, October 10, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman Britain
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – British Brexit minister Dominic Raab will hold talks with the European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, in Brussels later on Sunday, a diplomatic source said. Britain’s Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Dominic Raab leaves Downing Steet, London, Britain, October 9, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson A spokesman for Britain’s Brexit
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LONDON (Reuters) – British health minister Matt Hancock said on Sunday any backstop arrangement to prevent a hard border with Ireland following Brexit would be temporary, adding there were different ways to make something “credibly time-limited”. Britain’s Health Secretary Matt Hancock arrives in Downing Steet, London, Britain, October 9, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson “It’s important where
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BELFAST (Reuters) – Brexit hardliner Boris Johnson, a former foreign minister, called on Prime Minister Theresa May on Saturday to rebuff the European Union’s demand for a special “backstop” deal to avoid a hard border in Ireland after Brexit. FILE PHOTO: Boris Johnson speaks at the Conservative Home fringe meeting at the Conservative Party Conference
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May struggled on Friday to find consensus on a Brexit plan that would be acceptable to her ministers, her divided Conservative Party and the Northern Irish lawmakers who prop up her minority government. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street in London, Britain, October 10,
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WINDSOR, England (Reuters) – Hollywood stars joined Queen Elizabeth and her family for Britain’s second major royal wedding this year, as the monarch’s granddaughter Princess Eugenie married wine merchant Jack Brooksbank. Eugenie, 28, daughter of the queen’s third child, Prince Andrew and his ex-wife Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, tied the knot with Brooksbank,
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LONDON (Reuters) – There are still big issues to be resolved in the negotiations for Britain to leave the European Union, including over the so-called Northern Ireland backstop, Prime Minister Theresa May’s spokesman said on Thursday. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May attends a roundtable meeting with business leaders whose companies are inaugural signatories of the
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