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LONDON (Reuters) – A British man was sentenced to life in prison on Friday over a plot to kill Prime Minister Theresa May by first detonating an explosive device to get into her Downing Street office and then using a knife or a gun to attack her. NaaÕimur Rahman, who has been found guilty and
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PARIS (Reuters) – Fishing industry officials from France and Britain will try to strike a new deal on dredging for scallops next week following violent skirmishes in the Channel, authorities said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Scallops are seen on a market stall during an annual celebration of scallops in Port-en-Bessin, France, November 12, 2017. REUTERS/Pascal
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LONDON (Reuters) – British consumers appear little fazed by the possibility of a no-deal Brexit, but businesses have turned more worried, surveys showed on Friday. FILE PHOTO: A man holds an anti-Brexit banner on Westminster Bridge, in central London, Britain, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman/File Photo Britain’s headline gauge of consumer confidence, compiled by market
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LONDON (Reuters) – Environmental campaigners launched a boat on the River Thames on Thursday made almost entirely of recycled plastic waste, in an effort to raise awareness of growing levels of rubbish in Britain’s waterways. Environmental charity Hubbub sails its boat ‘PET Project’, one of only two boats in the world made from 99% plastic
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Germany’s finance minister warned against following a “Europe First” policy and said it was unclear whether the European Union would reach a Brexit agreement with Britain. German Finance Minister and vice-chancellor Olaf Scholz delivers hi speech as he attends the MEDEF union summer forum on the campus of the HEC School of
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LONDON (Reuters) – British car production fell 11 percent year-on-year in July, hit by model changes, seasonal adjustments and preparations for tougher new emissions standards, an industry body said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: New Land Rover cars are seen in a parking lot at the Jaguar Land Rover plant at Halewood in Liverpool, northern England,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain and the European Union have a deal “within our sights”, on the terms on which Britain will leave the bloc, Brexit minister Dominic Raab told lawmakers on Wednesday. Britain’s Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, Dominic Raab delivers his speech outlining the government’s plans for a no-deal Brexit in
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LONDON (Reuters) – The gown worn by Meghan Markle at her wedding to Britain’s Prince Harry will go on display later this year at Windsor Castle where their lavish marriage ceremony took place in May. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex exit St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle
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PARIS (Reuters) – French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Monday asked his ministers to prepare contingency measures in case of a no-deal Brexit. FILE PHOTO: French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe leaves after the weekly cabinet meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, August 3, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier France hopes Britain will reach a deal
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LONDON (Reuters) – A detained British-Iranian aid worker sentenced to five years in jail in Iran was returned to prison on Sunday after a request to extend her three-day temporary release was rejected, her husband said. Family handout photograph showing British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe reunited with her daughter Gabriella after her temporary release from
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LONDON (Reuters) – Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond came under renewed criticism from pro-Brexit lawmakers on Friday for warning that leaving the European Union without an exit deal would hit public finances, underlining discord in the ruling Conservative Party. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leaves 11 Downing Street in London,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond came under renewed criticism from pro-Brexit lawmakers on Friday for warning that leaving the European Union without an exit deal would hit public finances, underlining discord in the ruling Conservative Party. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leaves 11 Downing Street in London,
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