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MUNICH (Reuters) – Britain’s exit from the European Union will not affect security cooperation with its NATO allies France and Germany, given the growing external threats to the continent’s stability, the intelligence chiefs of the three countries said on Friday. An anti-Brexit demonstrator protests outside the Houses of Parliament, in Westminster, London, Britain, February 13,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Outfits inspired by the first female astronaut’s trip into space and “an ode to England” kicked off London Fashion Week on Friday as the British capital began its leg of the month-long catwalk calendar. Known for its established brands such as Burberry and Vivienne Westwood as well as new designers including Matty
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Pro-Brexit demonstrators protest outside the Houses of Parliament, in Westminster, London, Britain, February 14, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay (Reuters) – Pro-Brexit members of Prime Minister Theresa May’s government are willing to keep Britain tied to the European Union’s customs regime for as long as five years in an attempt to break the deadlock in talks, Bloomberg
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People take part in a “youth strike for climate change” demonstration in London, Britain February 15, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson LONDON (Reuters) – Thousands of British children marched out of lessons on Friday to demand action on climate change, earning a mild rebuke from the prime minister’s office for disrupting classes, but praise from the energy
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain could accept legally-binding assurances on the disputed Irish border backstop that would not require reopening of the EU-UK Brexit deal, diplomatic sources said, signalling a possible shift from Prime Minister Theresa May’s official line. Britain’s Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Stephen Barclay is pictured outside the Houses of
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Britain’s Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Stephen Barclay is seen outside Downing Street in London, Britain, February 13, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay LONDON (Reuters) – British Brexit minister Stephen Barclay will meet ambassadors from the European Union’s 27 other members on Friday, the prime minister’s spokeswoman said, adding that government remained focused on
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Britain’s Prince Harry, Captain General of the Royal Marines and Duke of Sussex, visits Commando Helicopter Force on Exercise Clockwork at Royal Norwegian Air Force Station Bardufoss, Norway February 14, 2019. Royal Navy/Phot JJ Massey Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry flew up to the Arctic on Valentine’s Day to meet the
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Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May is seen outside Downing Street in London, Britain, February 14, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls, Britain, February 14, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May will continue to seek changes to her Brexit deal, a spokesman for her office said, after she suffered a symbolic defeat in parliament
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May could be defeated in parliament on Thursday over her plan to renegotiate the Brexit deal, undermining her pledge to the European Union that, with changes, she can get the agreement approved. A pro-Brexit demonstrator protests outside the Houses of Parliament, in Westminster, London, Britain, February 14, 2019.
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Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May is pictured outside the Houses of Parliament, in London, Britain, February 14, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May was defeated in a symbolic vote in parliament on her Brexit strategy on Thursday, undermining her negotiating strength in talks with the European Union to secure changes to
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth visits Watergate House to mark the centenary of the GCHQ (Government Communications Head Quarters) in London, Britain, February 14, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/Pool LONDON (Reuters) – The Queen unveiled a plaque bearing a secret message on Thursday as she toured the original London home of Britain’s GCHQ to mark the intelligence agency’s centenary.
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May returns to parliament on Thursday to seek renewed backing for her plan to renegotiate her Brexit deal with Brussels, just weeks before the March 29 leave date and amid warnings over the risk of a disorderly exit. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May speaks in Parliament, London, Britain,
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Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon speaks to the media after Parliament rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, in London, Britain, January 16, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne (Reuters) – Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has called on Prime Minister Theresa May to take a no deal Brexit off the table, ITV reported on Wednesday. Sturgeon said
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LONDON (Reuters) – Two tigers have died in separate fights at British zoos in the past week, leaving their keepers devastated. FILE PHOTO: Melati, a four year old Sumatran Tiger, looks out of her new 2,500 square meter enclosure at London Zoo March 22, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Winning/File Photo On Monday, a 13-year-old Siberian female called
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May is seen outside Downing Street in London, Britain, February 12, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – A pro-Brexit faction of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party will not back her motion in parliament on Thursday that seeks renewed backing for her Brexit plan, the BBC’s political editor reported
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FILE PHOTO: Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe (not pictured) hold a joint news conference in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, January 9, 2019. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw/File Photo BERN (Reuters) – Britain and the European Union need to resolve the Irish border question and keep the so-called “backstop” arrangement if they
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Normanton MP Yvette Cooper appears on BBC TV’s The Andrew Marr Show in London, Britain January 27, 2019. Jeff Overs/BBC/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – British MP Yvette Cooper, one of the leading campaigners against Britain leaving the EU without an agreement with the bloc, unveiled a new plan on Tuesday to
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during a debate on her Brexit ‘plan B’ in Parliament, in London, Britain, January 29, 2019. UK Parliament/Mark Duffy/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday she believed she could reach a Brexit deal that parliament could support, allowing Britain to
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BERN (Reuters) – Britain’s economic slowdown should not be blamed entirely on Brexit, British Trade Minister Liam Fox said on Monday after data showed the economy last year grew at its slowest since 2012. “Clearly there are those who believe that Brexit is the only economic factor applying to the UK economy. I think you’ll
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European Union Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier speaks next to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker during a plenary session of the EU Parliament in Brussels, Belgium January 30, 2019. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier suggested on Monday British Prime Minister Theresa moves towards proposals by the opposition Labour Party on
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