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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain and the European Union are on the cusp of a Brexit deal which could be clinched in the next 24 to 48 hours, Prime Minister Theresa May’s de facto deputy said on Tuesday. Britain’s Minister for the Cabinet Office David Lidington arrives in Downing Street, London, Britain, November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Peter
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FILE PHOTO: David Lidington arrives at 10 Downing Street, London, Britain January 8, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – A Brexit divorce deal is still possible in the next 24 or 48 hours, British Cabinet Office Minister David Lidington said on Tuesday. “We’re not quite there yet,” Lidington, Prime Minister Theresa May’s de facto
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FILE PHOTO – Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn delivers his speech at the party’s conference in Liverpool, Britain, September 26, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay LONDON (Reuters) – The Labour Party said it would try to force the government in a special vote on Tuesday to publish its legal advice on leaving the European Union, including on
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LONDON (Reuters) – A couple who named their child after Adolf Hitler were convicted in Britain on Monday for being members of banned far-right group National Action. FILE PHOTO: A prison officer stands outside Wormwood Scrubs Prison during a walk out protest in London, Britain, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo Adam Thomas, 22, and
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LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit strategy came under attack from all sides on Monday, increasing the risk that her plan for leaving the EU will be voted down by parliament and thrust the United Kingdom towards a potentially chaotic “no-deal” Brexit. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May returns to Downing Street in London,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s parliament will start an inquiry into auditing in January to ensure that two pending reviews will lead to actual reform of a “broken” sector dominated by the Big Four accounting firms, a senior lawmaker said on Monday. Offices of Deloitte are seen in London, Britain, September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay Rachel
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Boris Johnson addresses delegates at a Conservative Home fringe meeting on the third day of the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham, Britain, October 2, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – Former British foreign minister Boris Johnson accused Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday of forcing through a deal that would keep the country locked in
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Britain’s Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Emily Thornberry appears on the BBC’s Marr Show, in London, Britain, November 11, 2018. Jeff Overs/BBC/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May cannot expect the opposition Labour Party to save her in a parliamentary vote on any Brexit deal, Emily Thornberry,
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom arrives in Downing Street for this morning’s cabinet meeting in Westminster, London, Britain, July 10, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson LONDON (Reuters) – Andrea Leadsom, leader of Britain’s lower house of parliament, said on Sunday she supported Prime Minister Theresa May and did not expect other
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LONDON (Reuters) – Less than five months before Britain leaves the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May’s parliamentary enforcers are on the prowl. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London, Britain, October 29, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls For now, the government “whips” whose job it is to ensure parliament backs
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles, Prince of Wales attend the Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance to commemorate all those who have lost their lives in conflicts and mark 100 years since the end of the First World War, at the Royal Albert Hall, London, Britain November 10, 2018. Chris Jackson/Pool via REUTERS
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Britain’s Prime Minister, Theresa May, arrives at St Margaret’s Church for an Armistice service, in London, Britain November 6, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson LONDON (Reuters) – Four British ministers who back remaining in the European Union are on the verge of quitting Prime Minister Theresa May’s government over Brexit, the Sunday Times reported. The newspaper also
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LONDON (Reuters) – Former minister Jo Johnson said some colleagues were “reflecting hard” on whether to quit over Theresa May’s Brexit plan after his dramatic resignation threw the British prime minister’s deal into jeopardy. FILE PHOTO: Jo Johnson arrives at 10 Downing Street, London, Britain, January 9, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/File Photo The junior transport minister
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FILE PHOTO: The Chief Economist of the Bank of England, Andy Haldane, listens from the audience at an event at the Bank of England in the City of London, London, Britain April 27, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo BRISTOL, England (Reuters) – Brexit is distracting Britain’s government and businesses from the longer-term challenges of boosting productivity
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SOMME VALLEY, France (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May laid a wreath at a cemetery in Belgium and travelled to northern France on Friday to honour 700,000 British soldiers killed in World War One, on the eve of commemorations to mark the centenary of the Armistice. British Prime Minister Theresa May and Belgian counterpart Charles
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FILE PHOTO: British and EU flags are adjusted prior to the arrival of British Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, ahead of the European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Media reports suggesting that Britain could seal a divorce deal with the
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LONDON (Reuters) – Spoof billboards celebrating Russian President Vladimir Putin’s “contribution” to Brexit have been put up in London by a satirical group which says it wants to secure recognition for the role Russian military intelligence played in the referendum. People walk past a billboard poster in London, Britain, November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls Britain
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