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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (R) shakes hands with Britain’s Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab after a working luncheon at the State Department in Washington, U.S., August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Britain will manage the risks of its withdrawal from the European Union “come what may,” and is determined to forge ahead
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DUBLIN (Reuters) – Members of Ryanair’s British pilot union voted on Wednesday in favor of strike action later this month in a dispute over working conditions, the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) said. FILE PHOTO: A Ryanair Boeing 737-800 plane takes off from Riga International Airport, Latvia on March 15, 2019. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins/File Photo According
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Britain’s Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab at a news conference following a meeting with Canada’s Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Moe Doiron LONDON (Reuters) – British foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Wednesday after a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump that there was a huge appetite for forging a
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By Andrew MacAskill and Paul Sandle Passengers wait in long queues at Heathrow Airport as IT problems caused flight delays in London, Britain, August 7, 2019 in this picture obtained from social media. Paul Trickett via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Problems with British Airways’ IT systems left thousands of passengers facing flight cancellations, delays and
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FILE PHOTO: A terrace of residential houses is seen in London August 10, 2010. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – British house prices unexpectedly dropped for a second month in a row in July, figures from mortgage lender Halifax showed on Wednesday, adding to signs that households are growing warier of making major financial decisions ahead
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FILE PHOTO: Ireland’s Prime Minister (Taoiseach) and Defence Minister Leo Varadkar speaks during a news conference after the European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, June 21, 2019. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir BELFAST (Reuters) – Ireland’s prime minister urged Britain and the European Union on Tuesday to use the time until Brexit, set for Oct. 31, to
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Britain’s Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab meets with Canada’s Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Moe Doiron LONDON (Reuters) – British foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Tuesday that he was confident that Brexit would allow Britain and Canada to work even more closely together. “If you read anything about Brexit
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A police officer uses a sniffer dog as police search for 15-year-old Irish girl Nora Anne Quoirin who went missing from a resort in Seremban, Malaysia, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Police in Malaysia widened their search on Tuesday for an Irish teenager who went missing from a holiday resort
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FILE PHOTO: Dominic Raab arrives at Downing Street, in London, Britain July 24, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – British foreign minister Dominic Raab will travel to Canada, the United States and Mexico this week to seek to boost ties with non-European countries ahead of Brexit, his office said. Raab was appointed last month by
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures during a speech on domestic priorities at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester, Britain July 27, 2019. Lorne Campbell/Pool via REUTERS (Reuters) – Labour members of parliament are prepared to vote for a Brexit deal if British Prime Minister Boris Johnson secures fresh concessions from the
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FILE PHOTO: A company logo is pictured outside a Tesco supermarket in Altrincham northern England, April 16, 2016. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Tesco (TSCO.L), Britain’s biggest retailer, said it would cut around 4,500 jobs from its Metro stores in a new wave of redundancies designed to cut costs and reposition the group to
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FILE PHOTO: European Union flags flutter outside the European Commission headquarters, in Brussels, Belgium June 30, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission is open to talks with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to avoid a hard Brexit that would cause significant economic disruption, a spokeswoman for the EU executive said on Monday.
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson will announce a 1.8 billion pound cash injection for Britain’s public health system on Monday, seeking to honour his Brexit pledges as he pushes through the country’s departure from the European Union. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during the first meeting of the National Policing
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during the first meeting of the National Policing Board at the Home Office in London, Britain July 31, 2019. Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson will fast-track funding for Britain’s public health service, announcing 1.8 billion pounds to upgrade 20 hospitals, part
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DUBLIN (Reuters) – The Northern Ireland party propping up Britain’s government has urged Prime Minister Boris Johnson to seek a time-limit to the Irish “backstop” in exchange for agreeing to an all-Ireland food customs regime, the Irish edition of the Sunday Times reported without citing sources. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks alongside
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LLANELWEDD, Wales (Reuters) – Britain’s pro-European Union Liberal Democrats have won a parliamentary seat from the governing Conservatives, a blow to Prime Minister Boris Johnson in his first electoral test since taking office. Jane Dodds celebrates winning the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election with Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson in Brecon, Britain August 2, 2019. REUTERS/Rebecca
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