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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May was clinging to power on Thursday after her final Brexit gambit backfired, overshadowing a European election that has shown a United Kingdom still riven over its divorce from the EU. May’s departure will deepen the Brexit crisis as a new leader is likely to want a more decisive
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure from lawmakers in her own party to resign immediately after a backlash to her final Brexit gambit. FILE PHOTO: Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson gives a speech at the JCB Headquarters in Rocester, Staffordshire, Britain, January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Andrew Yates/File Photo She has so
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth visits the headquarters of British Airways, as British Airways mark their centenary year, in Heathrow, west London, Britain May 23, 2019. Tolga Akmen/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth saw the ticket from her first long-haul flight after her coronation when she visited British Airways’ Heathrow headquarters on Thursday to mark
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May was clinging on to power on Thursday after her final Brexit gambit backfired, overshadowing a European election that has shown a United Kingdom still riven by division over its EU divorce. May’s departure will deepen the Brexit crisis as a new leader is likely to want a more
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FILE PHOTO: A general view of the Canary Wharf financial district in London, Britain October 24, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – British employers offered staff pay rises averaging 2.5% as part of wage settlements in the three months to April, industry data showed on Thursday, matching the trend seen earlier in 2019. Human
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prominent Brexit supporter Andrea Leadsom resigned from Prime Minister Theresa May’s government on Wednesday, piling pressure on the British leader after a new Brexit gambit backfired and fuelled calls for her to quit. So far May has resisted, vowing to press on despite opposition from lawmakers and other ministers to her bid
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth arrives to visit a replica of one of the original Sainsbury’s stores in London, Britain May 22, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth popped down to the supermarket on Wednesday to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the British high street chain, Sainsbury’s. The 93-year-old queen visited a pop-up replica
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May’s final Brexit gambit was in tatters on Wednesday just hours after her offer of a vote on a second referendum and closer trading arrangements failed to win over either opposition lawmakers or many in her own party. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech on Brexit in
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FILE PHOTO: Ireland’s Prime Minister (Taoiseach) and Defence Minister Leo Varadkar arrives for the informal meeting of European Union leaders in Sibiu, Romania, May 9, 2019. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir DUBLIN (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May’s “new deal” aimed at delivering Brexit would appear to be acceptable to Ireland, a key party in the negotiations,
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Steel, the country’s second largest steel producer, is on the brink of collapse unless the government agrees to provide an emergency 30 million pound ($38 million) loan by later on Tuesday, two sources close to the situation said. Owned by investment firm Greybull Capital, British Steel employs around 5,000 people, mostly
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party wants to nationalise energy and water infrastructure if it can oust Prime Minister Theresa May’s ruling Conservatives from power, reversing decades of pro-privatisation public policy. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks at the House of Commons in London, Britain May 8, 2019. ©UK Parliament/Roger Harris/Handout
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II visits the Chelsea Flower Show in London, Britain May 20, 2019. Geoff Pugh/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth visited the Chelsea Flower Show on Monday, touring gardens including one designed by the Duchess of Cambridge, the wife of her grandson Prince William. The show, which opens to the
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FILE PHOTO: An EU flag and a British Union Jack flag are seen flying near the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, May 16, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Senior ministers will consider the merits of whether lawmakers should hold indicative votes on Brexit options when Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet meets on
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, visits St Josephs SureStart Facility in Ballymena, Northern Ireland February 28, 2019. Jeff J Mitchell/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Kate, Britain’s Duchess of Cambridge, has designed a show garden at London’s Chelsea Flower Show, featuring a woodland wilderness that highlights the benefits the natural world can bring
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Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves church near High Wycombe, Britain May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May’s new Brexit offer to UK lawmakers retains the Northern Irish backstop and does not add anything new on customs arrangements, The Telegraph newspaper reported late on Sunday. In a column in the
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FILE PHOTO: A man walks past a Monarch airlines poster after the airline ceased trading, at Manchester airport in Britain, October 2, 2017. REUTERS/Andrew Yates (Reuters) – Britain’s Manchester Airport said on Sunday it is working on fixing a fuel supply problem at the airport that was caused by a power issue, leading to flight
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