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Britain’s Liberal Democrats leader Jo Swinson leaves BBC studios in London, Britain, September 15, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – The Liberal Democrats party on Sunday toughened its anti-Brexit stance, formally adopting a policy to cancel leaving the European Union if it wins power at a national election. The party holds just 18 seats in
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FILE PHOTO: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson marks London International Shipping Week in London, Britain September 12, 2019. Johnson is pushing for a snap election. Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said huge progress had been made on resolving the Northern Irish backstop sticking point in Brexit talks,
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(Reuters) – One of Facebook’s third-party fact-checkers accused Britain’s governing Conservative Party on Friday of misrepresenting a BBC News article in its ads on the social media platform. FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of laptop users are seen next to a screen projection of Facebook logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration UK
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(Reuters) – One of Facebook’s third-party fact-checkers accused Britain’s governing Conservative Party on Friday of misrepresenting a BBC News article in its ads on the social media platform. FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of laptop users are seen next to a screen projection of Facebook logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration UK
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GARRYVOE, Ireland (Reuters) – The gap between Britain and the European Union over Brexit remains “very wide”, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday, as British leader Boris Johnson prepared to make a renewed push to reach an exit deal with the bloc. FILE PHOTO: Ireland’s Prime Minister (Taoiseach) and Defence Minister Leo Varadkar
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LONDON (Reuters) – Leave.EU, a Brexit campaign group led by Arron Banks, will not face any more criminal investigation into the spending return it submitted after the 2016 European Union referendum, London’s Metropolitan Police said on Friday. Arron Banks and anti-Brexit protester Steve Bray are seen outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, March
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FILE PHOTO: Sainsbury’s signage is seen at a supermarket and petrol station in west London, Britain, November 8, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s second-biggest supermarket, Sainsbury’s (SBRY.L), vowed on Friday to halve plastic packaging by 2025, promising to switch to alternative materials and refillable options to meet consumer demand for less waste. Having
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FILE PHOTO: Raymond McCord; part of a group making a legal challenge against British plans to leave the European Union without a vote in the Westminster parliament; departs the High Court in Belfast, Northern Ireland October 4, 2016. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne BELFAST (Reuters) – A Northern Irish rights campaigner whose case against Britain leaving the European
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, reacts as she leaves after an International Women’s Day panel discussion at King’s College London, in London, Britain, March 8, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Duchess Meghan returned to work on Thursday for the first time following the birth of her first child with husband Prince
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FILE PHOTO: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks in Parliament in London, Britain September 3, 2019, in this screen grab taken from video. Parliament TV via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has absolute respect for the independence of the judiciary, his spokesman said on Wednesday, after Scotland’s highest court of appeal
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An electronic billboard displaying a British government Brexit information awareness campaign advertisement is seen in London, Britain, September 11, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – The British government’s plans for a no-deal Brexit warn of severe disruption to cross-Channel routes, affecting the supply of medicines and certain types of fresh foods, and say that protests
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Deputy Leader of the Labour Party Tom Watson arrives at Labour’s National Executive Committee meeting, in London, Britain April 30, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville (Reuters) – Tom Watson, Labour’s deputy leader, will call for the opposition party to demand a second Brexit referendum that should be held before a general election, the Independent
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FILE PHOTO: An adjacent building throws a shadow accross the Bank of England in the City of London, Britain, December 12, 2017. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne (Reuters) – The Bank of England has prepared lenders for any shock from Britain’s departure from the European Union, Alex Brazier, the BoE’s executive director for financial stability told the Times
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FILE PHOTO: Irish Prime Minister (Taoiseach) Leo Varadkar arrives for the European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, June 21, 2019. Virginia Mayo/File Photo DUBLIN (Reuters) – The most likely venue for an agreement on an orderly British withdrawal from the European Union is the EU summit over Oct. 17-18, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson is sticking to his Brexit plan and will not seek a delay to Britain’s departure from the EU at a summit next month, two of his ministers said on Sunday following a resignation from his government. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson addresses the media outside Downing
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LONDON (Reuters) – British lawmakers are preparing legal action in case Prime Minister Boris Johnson tries to defy legislation compelling him to seek a further delay to Brexit, the BBC reported on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits West Yorkshire Police Training and Development Centre, near Wakefield, Britain September 5, 2019. Danny
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LONDON (Reuters) – British opposition parties said on Friday that they would block Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s second bid to call an early general election in mid-October, setting up a showdown with the government over delaying Brexit. Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits Darnford Farm in Darnford, Banchory near Aberdeen, Scotland, Britain September 6, 2019.
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits Darnford Farm in Darnford, Banchory near Aberdeen, Scotland, Britain September 6, 2019. Andrew Milligan/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson is nothing like Winston Churchill but someone who tells lies about the European Union, according to the grandson of Britain’s wartime leader who was sacked from the
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LONDON (Reuters) – British opposition parties said on Friday that they would block Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s second bid to call a snap general election in mid-October, setting up showdown with the government over delaying Brexit. Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson sits as results of the vote are announced during debate in the House of
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