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FILE PHOTO: Ireland’s Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe speaks during an interview with Reuters at the Ministry of Finance in Dublin, Ireland, February 5, 2018. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne DUBLIN (Reuters) – Irish finance minister Paschal Donohoe said on Tuesday that the prospect of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal was more likely than it
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FILE PHOTO: Cricket – ICC Cricket World Cup Final – New Zealand v England – Lord’s, London, Britain – July 14, 2019 Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May with her husband Philip May watch from the stands Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May will host the victorious England cricket
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves his home in London, Britain July 3, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – The frontrunner to become Britain’s next prime minister, Boris Johnson, said on Monday that the leader of the main opposition Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn, was guilty of anti-Semitism. “I think by
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LONDON (Reuters) – The two candidates vying to be Britain’s next prime minister set a high bar on Monday for success in Brexit negotiations, saying that even a significant concession from the European Union on the Irish border would be insufficient. FILE PHOTO: Boris Johnson, a leadership candidate for Britain’s Conservative Party, attends a hustings
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SHEPPERTON, England (Reuters) – Royal officials clad in scarlet outfits took to the River Thames in traditional boats on Monday for the annual “Swan Upping” ceremony, an 800-year-old tradition of counting the swans owned by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth. Officials take a break during the annual counting of the Queen’s swans, known as ‘Swan Upping’ along
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LONDON (Reuters) – As Britain prepares to carry out its own trade negotiations for the first time in decades, the government has launched a scheme to recruit and train school-leavers as future commerce experts. Britain’s Chief Trade Negotiation Adviser Crawford Falconer watches students take part in a mock trade negotiation at Harris Westminster Sixth Form
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Boris Johnson, a leadership candidate for Britain’s Conservative Party, attends a hustings event in Wyboston, Britain July 13, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls (Reuters) – Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain’s next prime minister would want to meet U.S. President Donald Trump within the first two months of becoming prime minister to negotiate a post-Brexit trade
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FILE PHOTO: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (not pictured) and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif attend a news conference in Moscow, Russia May 8, 2019. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina/File Photo GENEVA (Reuters) – Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt in a
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LONDON (Reuters) – Senior British politicians, including both contenders to be the next prime minister, joined journalists on Saturday in criticising police for warning media not to publish leaked government documents, saying it was a “dangerous road to tread”. FILE PHOTO: Assistant Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Neil Basu speaks to the media after a
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s ambassador to the United States Kim Darroch listens as U.S. President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May hold a joint news conference at the White House in Washington, U.S., January 27, 2017. Picture taken January 27, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – British police on Friday said they had
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May said she will leave her job this month with a mixture of pride and disappointment after failing in her central pledge to lead the country out of the European Union and heal its divisions. FILE PHOTO :Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech at headquarters of
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Britain’s Prince Charles talks with GCHQ Director Jeremy Fleming as he visits the GCHQ headquarters in Cheltenham, Britain July 12, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Prince Charles visited the headquarters of Britain’s GCHQ electronic eavesdropping agency on Friday as part of its centenary celebrations and called its work “utterly essential” to the country’s security.
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Jeremy Hunt, a leadership candidate for Britain’s Conservative Party, speaks during a hustings event in Maidstone, Britain July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt urged British diplomats to keep speaking “without fear or favour” following the resignation of the ambassador to the United States over leaked memos that criticised the
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Boris Johnson, a leadership candidate for Britain’s Conservative Party, attends a hustings event in Maidstone, Britain July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Boris Johnson vowed to stand up for Britain’s diplomats around the world and take a robust approach towards U.S. President Donald Trump if he succeeds in becoming the next prime minister.
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LONDON (Reuters) – British far-right activist Stephen Yaxley-Lennon was jailed on Thursday for committing contempt of court after he filmed defendants during a trial last year and posted the footage on social media. FILE PHOTO: Far right activist Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, who goes by the name Tommy Robinson, speaks outside 10 Downing Street in London, Britain,
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British Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt speaks during the Global Conference for Media Freedom in London, Britain July 10, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls BEIJING (Reuters) – China said on Thursday British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt should not use China in his campaign to become Britain’s next prime minister. Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang made the comments at
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