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LONDON (Reuters) – A legal duty for banks to act in the best interests of their customers may be needed, British lawmakers said on Monday, piling pressure on regulators to step up protection of consumers after a string of mis-selling scandals spanning decades. FILE PHOTO: A maintenance worker cleans the entrance area of the headquarters
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Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves church, as Brexit turmoil continues, in Sonning, Britain, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May does not need to spell out a timetable for her departure, prisons minister Robert Buckland said on Sunday, adding the leader had already announced she would leave office after
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex are seen with their baby son, who was born on Monday morning, during a photocall in St George’s Hall at Windsor Castle, in Berkshire, Britain May 8, 2019. Dominic Lipinski/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Prince Harry and Meghan paid tribute to all mothers
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LONDON (Reuters) – European elections will be difficult for Britain’s governing Conservatives, their education minister said on Sunday, after the party slumped into fourth place in an opinion poll and a new Brexit Party took top spot. Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage, Britain’s Shadow Health Secretary Jonathan Ashworth and Secretary of State for Education Damian
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Britain’s Secretary of State for Education Damian Hinds is seen outside Downing Street, as uncertainty over Brexit continues, in London, Britain May 7, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – European elections are going to be “difficult” for the governing Conservative Party, education minister Damian Hinds said on Sunday, when questioned over those Conservatives who say
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LONDON (Reuters) – A future Labour government would more than double the minimum wage in Britain for workers under the age of 18 to 10 pounds an hour, its leader said on Saturday, stepping up his campaign over the cost of living. Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks at the launch of Labour’s
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FILE PHOTO: Northern Ireland’s Sinn Fein politicians Michelle O’Neill and Mary Lou McDonald talk to the media outside the Houses of Parliament, in Westminster, London, Britain, February 13, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May will talk to Northern Ireland’s Sinn Fein in the coming days about efforts to restore
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A pro-Brexit protester wearing a Union Jack flag themed tie and a pin demonstrates outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, April 1, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville PARIS (Reuters) – France will not tolerate repeated extensions of the Brexit deadline, a French presidential adviser said on Friday, expressing hope that European elections in Britain would
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FILE PHOTO: An anti-Brexit demonstrator wears stickers an EU and Union flag themed tie during a protest opposite the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, June 11, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls -/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s pro-EU Liberal Democrats are showcasing their European election campaign with a down-to-earth slogan they hope will attract frustrated voters
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves church, as Brexit turmoil continues, in Sonning, Britain, May 5, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – The British government is working to reach a Brexit agreement with the opposition Labour Party which can win the support of parliament, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday. Talks
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British ambassador to Germany Sir Sebastian Wood listens to Prince Charles, Prince of Wales during the Queen’s Birthday Party, an annual event hosted by the British Ambassador at his residence in Berlin, Germany, May 7, 2019. Jens Kalaene/Pool via Reuters BERLIN (Reuters) – Ties between Britain and Germany will remain close in the future, Prince
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