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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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CANNES, France (Reuters) – Former WPP boss Martin Sorrell denied on Friday that he had visited a prostitute and paid using company money when pressed on a stage in front of hundreds of people about why he had left the advertising giant he founded. Sir Martin Sorrell attends a conference at the Cannes Lions International
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SALISBURY, England (Reuters) – Prince Charles and his wife Camilla visited Salisbury on Friday to support the city as it tries to recover from the impact of this year’s poison attack on a former Russian double agent and his daughter. Britain’s Prince Charles waves during a visit to Salisbury in southwest Britain, June 22, 2018.
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EDINBURGH (Reuters) – Scotland will struggle to attract the low-skilled workers it needs once Britain leaves the European Union, according to research by the universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow. A motorist views anti-Brexit protestors outside of the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville A report, published on Thursday, described “a
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May won a crucial Brexit vote in parliament on Wednesday, keeping her divided government’s plans to end more than 40 years of British partnership with the European Union on track. Pro-remain supporters wave EU flags outside the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, London, Britain, June 20, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May won a crucial Brexit vote in parliament on Wednesday, keeping her divided government’s plans to end more than 40 years of British partnership with the European Union on track. Pro-remain supporters wave EU flags outside the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, London, Britain, June 20, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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LONDON (Reuters) – Government moved to calm fears in parliament over its proposal for a “meaningful vote” on any Brexit deal on Wednesday, saying MPs may be able to change ministers’ plans in the event of a no deal with the European Union. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London, Britain,
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