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FILE PHOTO: Newly appointed Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid is seen outside Downing Street in London, Britain July 25, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Labour market data showing the fastest pay growth in 11 years and more people in work show the underlying strength of the British economy, finance minister Sajid
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s labour market showed unexpected strength in the second quarter, in sharp contrast with figures last week that showed the economy contracted over the same period as the country gears up for Brexit. FILE PHOTO: A pedestrian walks past an employment centre in London August 17, 2011. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett//File Photo Total earnings
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A pro-Brexit demonstator is seen outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, July 17, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – A majority of Britons believe Prime Minister Boris Johnson must take Britain out of the European Union “by any means”, even if that involves suspending parliament, an opinion poll conducted for the Daily Telegraph
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s intelligence agencies expect close relations with European and other foreign spy services to continue regardless of plans to quit the European Union, official sources said. FILE PHOTO: A motorboat passes by the MI6 building in London August 25, 2010. REUTERS/Toby Melville With Brexit set to happen on Oct. 31, questions are
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FILE PHOTO: Electricity pylons are seen in London, Britain August 1, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s energy regulator has asked National Grid (NG.L) for an urgent interim report into the power cut which caused chaos across the country on Friday. Regulator Ofgem said National Grid, which operates the electricity transmission system in England
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits the Fusion Energy Research Centre at the Fulham Science Centre in Oxfordshire, Britain August 8, 2019. Julian Simmonds/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has given support to the police’s “stop-and-search powers” and also pledged to create “another 10,000 spaces” in UK prisons.
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson launched an urgent review of sentencing of criminals on Sunday, aiming to keep law and order high on the political agenda after he promised 10,000 extra prison places and 20,000 more police officers. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during the first meeting of the
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivers a speech outside Downing Street in London, Britain July 24, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has accepted an offer to meet Irish leader Leo Varadkar to discuss Brexit and the Northern Irish backstop, the Sunday Telegraph said citing UK government sources.
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits the Fusion Energy Research Centre at the Fulham Science Centre in Oxfordshire, Britain August 8, 2019. Julian Simmonds/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has given support to the police’s “stop-and-search powers” and also pledged to create “another 10,000 spaces” in UK prisons.
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Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits the Fusion Energy Research Centre at the Fulham Science Centre in Oxfordshire, Britain August 8, 2019. Julian Simmonds/Pool via REUTERS (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson will revive the system of business councils used by his predecessor to advise on issues facing the economy as Britain prepares to leave
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LONDON (Reuters) – Large parts of Britain were hit by a power cut, affecting trains, knocking out traffic lights and disrupting an airport during rush hour on Friday evening. FILE PHOTO: Electricity pylons are seen in London, Britain August 1, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall/File Photo London, the south east and north west of England and Scotland
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WARRENPOINT, Northern Ireland (Reuters) – Britain will spend “whatever it takes” before its departure date from the European Union to prepare for the possibility of leaving without a divorce deal, the minister responsible for planning for a no-deal Brexit said on Friday. Britain’s Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove appears to make a
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid is seen outside Downing Street, in London, Britain July 26, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s new finance minister, Sajid Javid, said he did not think Britain’s economy would fall into a full-blown recession, after official figures showed the economy contracted for the first time
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LONDON (Reuters) – Chancellor Sajid Javid said he would delay a long-planned review of public spending due this year to allow officials to focus on preparing for Brexit on Oct. 31. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid walks into Downing Street in London, Britain, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls Javid said he
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Britain’s foreign minister on Thursday pressed the European Union to amend the terms of Britain’s EU withdrawal agreement, saying Brussels would have to take responsibility for a no-deal Brexit if it does not compromise. In an interview with Reuters during a visit to Mexico City, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said the
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Britain’s foreign minister on Thursday pressed the European Union to amend the terms of Britain’s EU withdrawal agreement, saying Brussels would have to take responsibility for a no-deal Brexit if it does not compromise. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab participates in joint news conference with U.S. Secretary of State
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LONDON (Reuters) – British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn would dash across London in a cab to Buckingham Palace and tell Queen Elizabeth “We’re taking over” should Prime Minister Boris Johnson refuse to quit if he lost a no-confidence vote, Corbyn’s deputy says. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves his home in
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The Tate Modern, including the 10th-floor viewing platform from where a six-year-old child was reportedly thrown, is seen in London, Britain, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – A British teenager will go on trial next year accused of throwing a six-year-old French boy from a 10th-floor viewing platform at London’s Tate Modern gallery.
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