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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May is used to being isolated in Europe and looked to be on her own again on Thursday in Brussels as England faced Belgium at the World Cup. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May receives Belgium’s national soccer team jersey from Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel as they attend
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LONDON (Reuters) – European leaders told Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday to soften some of her red lines on Brexit, warning her that time was running out to prevent Britain crashing out of the European Union without a deal. A combined United Kingdom and European Union flag flies outside the Palace of Westminster in
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JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince William toured Jerusalem’s most sacred and sensitive sites on Thursday, wrapping up a politically delicate visit that both Palestinians and Israelis, locked in a lengthy conflict, were able to embrace. Assuring Palestinians they had not been forgotten and ending what Israelis had seen as an undeclared British boycott of official
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EDINBURGH (Reuters) – Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has moved one of her key allies into a campaigning role because she thinks the United Kingdom could hold a national election just before it is due to leave the European Union. FILE PHOTO: Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and newly elected deputy leader Keith Brown wave
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain must set out policies and incentives to cut more greenhouse gas emission or the taxpayer will face higher costs to meet legally-binding targets for reductions, the government’s climate advisers said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Low emission vehicles are displayed in front of Tower Bridge in London, Britain, February 23, 2017. REUTERS/Stefan
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ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece wants the Parthenon Marbles back from the British Museum, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in London on Tuesday, trying to reinvigorate a longstanding campaign for the 2,500-year-old treasures. The Parthenon Marbles, a collection of stone objects, inscriptions and sculptures, also known as the Elgin Marbles, are displayed at the British Museum
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth granted royal assent to Prime Minister Theresa May’s flagship Brexit legislation on Tuesday, ending months of debate over the legislation that will formally end the country’s European Union membership. FILE PHOTO: Horse Racing – Royal Ascot – Ascot Racecourse, Ascot, Britain – June 22, 2018 Britain’s Queen Elizabeth during
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LONDON (Reuters) – British lawmakers will vote on whether to build a new runway at London’s Heathrow Airport on Monday, potentially paving the way for the airport’s expansion after decades of delays and policy U-turns. A British Airways Boeing 747 comes in to land at Heathrow aiport in London, Britain, June 25, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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LONDON (Reuters) – British MPs will vote on whether to build a new runway at London’s Heathrow Airport on Monday, potentially paving the way for the airport’s expansion after decades of delays and policy U-turns. FILE PHOTO: An aircraft takes off from Heathrow airport in west London September 2, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Winning/File Photo The government
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LONDON (Reuters) – The British government and business leaders clashed in a deepening row over Brexit on Sunday after a senior minister accused companies of issuing “completely inappropriate” threats and undermining the prime minister. Britain’s Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, speaks on the BBC’s Marr Show in London, Britain June 24, 2018. Jeff Overs/BBC Handout via
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s health minister Jeremy Hunt said on Sunday it was inappropriate for businesses like Airbus to issue warnings about moving jobs because of Brexit. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt arrives in Downing Street, London, April 24, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls “It was completely inappropriate for businesses to be
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LONDON (Reuters) – A campaigner has lost a legal bid to force the British government to introduce gender-neutral passports. A passport office is seen in Liverpool, Britain, June 12, 2018. REUTERS/Phil Noble Christie Elan-Cane had argued at the High Court that the current policy requiring applicants to choose from the categories of male and female
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