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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets with European Parliament President David Sassoli (not pictured), at Downing Street, in London, Britain October 8, 2019. Aaron Chown/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday urged President Donald Trump to reconsider a decision to let a U.S. diplomat’s wife use diplomatic
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FILE PHOTO – People walk past a sign at the Nissan car plant in Sunderland, Britain February 4, 2019. REUTERS/Phil Noble LONDON (Reuters) – Japanese carmaker Nissan has ended night shifts at its plant in Sunderland, northern England, the Unite union said on Wednesday. “Unite has been aware of this announcement for some time and
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds a joint news conference with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte (not pictured) at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, October 2, 2019. REUTERS/Michele Tantussi LONDON (Reuters) – A Brexit campaign group apologised on Wednesday for describing German Chancellor Angela Merkel as a “kraut” who was bossing Britain about in negotiations over
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Britain’s Attorney General Geoffrey Cox is seen outside Downing Street in London, Britain, October 3, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing a new rebellion from his cabinet over concerns of a no-deal Brexit, with a group of five cabinet ministers being on a “resignation watch list”, The Times newspaper
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FILE PHOTO: Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney attends a conference in Paris, France, August 28, 2019. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland’s foreign minister said on Tuesday European Council President Donald Tusk was reflecting EU-wide frustration when he accused Britain of playing a “stupid blame game” over Brexit. Simon Coveney said on Twitter that
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LONDON (Reuters) – The London Assembly said on Tuesday it would pursue its investigation into Prime Minister Boris Johnson after he failed to respond to its request to clarify newspaper allegations about his relationship with U.S. businesswoman Jennifer Arcuri. Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson is seen ahead of the meeting with European Parliament President David
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LONDON (Reuters) – London police have made more than 300 arrests as climate-change protesters, labelled “uncooperative crusties” by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, continued two weeks of civil disobedience to push for more to be done to protect the environment. Police officers detain an Extinction Rebellion protester during a demonstration outside the Home Office in London,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s economy is increasingly showing signs of strain as the Brexit crisis and the global slowdown intensify, with the loss of momentum appearing to spread to areas which have hitherto been sources of growth. FILE PHOTO: Anti-Brexit protesters hold flags outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain September 25, 2019. REUTERS/Peter
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An activist holds a sign as he stands on the roof of a car during the Extinction Rebellion protest at Trafalgar Square in London, Britain October 7, 2019. REUTERS/Marika Kochiashvili LONDON (Reuters) – London’s Metropolitan Police said on Monday it had so far arrested 267 people taking part in demonstrations organised by the climate change
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FILE PHOTO – French President Emmanuel Macron accompanies British Prime Minister Boris Johnson after a meeting on Brexit at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, August 22, 2019. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes LONDON (Reuters) – Boris Johnson urged French President Emanuel Macron to “push forward” to secure a Brexit deal and told him the EU should not
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FILE PHOTO – French President Emmanuel Macron accompanies British Prime Minister Boris Johnson after a meeting on Brexit at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, August 22, 2019. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Boris Johnson urged French President Emanuel Macron on Sunday to “push forward” to secure a Brexit deal and told him the
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French President Emmanuel Macron addresses the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France, October 1, 2019, as part of 70th anniversary ceremonies of the council of Europe. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron urged Boris Johnson to engage in discussions swiftly with the EU’s chief negotiator, during a Sunday
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Britain’s Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Stephen Barclay leaves the BBC Headquarters after appearing on the Andrew Marr show, in London, Britain, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is open to some flexibility on the mechanism that would allow Northern Ireland lawmakers to decide whether it remains in regulatory
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Britain’s Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Stephen Barclay leaves the BBC Headquarters after appearing on the Andrew Marr show, in London, Britain, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is open to some flexibility on the mechanism that would allow Northern Ireland lawmakers to decide whether it remains in regulatory
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government Robert Jenrick is seen outside Downing Street in London, Britain, September 4, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s housing minister Robert Jenrick said speculation that the government could ask another EU member state to veto a request to extend Article 50 to ensure Brexit
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Ireland’s Prime Minister Leo Varadkar speaks during the 2019 United Nations Climate Action Summit at U.N. headquarters in New York City, New York, U.S., September 23, 2019. DUBLIN (Reuters) – Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar is seeking a meeting with his British counterpart Boris Johnson next week, stressing on Saturday that time was tight for
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Police officers stand guard outside Lambeth County Court, during a raid on an Extinction Rebellion storage facility, in London, Britain October 5, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson LONDON (Reuters) – British police arrested climate change activists in London ahead of planned protests by Extinction Rebellion on Monday, the group and police said. “Pre-emptive arrests are taking place
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