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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday he was putting on hold further cuts in corporation tax and told voters he would use the money for spending on health and other priorities. Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks at the annual CBI Conference in London, Britain November 18, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party will on Tuesday take aim at “obscene” billionaires, pledging a radical redistribution of wealth to cut the power of the super rich who it says bankroll Prime Minister Boris Johnson in return for tax breaks. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s opposition Labour Party Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell speaks on new
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LONDON (Reuters) – A sex claim scandal involving Prince Andrew overshadowed Britain’s election campaign on Monday when Queen Elizabeth’s second son faced a backlash after a rambling denial of accusations he had sex with a teenage girl. Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks at the annual CBI Conference in London, Britain November 18, 2019. REUTERS/Simon
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks as he visits an electric car plant in Warwickshire, Britain November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Conservatives will deliver Brexit and end the uncertainty and confusion that has “paralysed” the economy if they are re-elected next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell business
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Andrew said he could not have had sex with a teenage girl at a socialite’s London home because he returned to his house after a children’s party on the night in question and has no recollection of ever meeting her. The rare interview was an attempt to draw a line
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Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson campaigns in Mansfield, Britain, November 16, 2019. Frank Augstein/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has a 15-point lead over the opposition Labour Party, according to an opinion poll published by the Mail on Sunday ahead of next month’s election. Support for the Conservatives
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party has announced plans to nationalise BT’s (BT.L) broadband network if it wins next month’s general election, part of sweeping plans to reverse decades of pro-privatisation public policy. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks on new digital infrastructure policy as part of his general election
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party said it would unveil plans on Friday to provide free ‘full-fiber’ broadband across the country by creating a ‘British Broadband’ public service, formed by bringing parts of telecoms provider BT into state ownership. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn arrives to attend the National Service
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LONDON (Reuters) – Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage on Thursday dismissed demands to stand down candidates fighting the Labour Party, saying his main aim was to win seats in parliament to hold Prime Minister Boris Johnson to account over Brexit. Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage wears boxing gloves during a visit at a boxing gym
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain will lose influence in international affairs and become a “second-rate player” after it leaves the European Union, European Council President Donald Tusk said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: European Council President Donald Tusk looks on during a news conference in Brussels, Belgium, October 18, 2019. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw/File Photo Backers of
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party pledged on Wednesday to spend an extra 26 billion pounds ($33 billion) on healthcare if it wins the Dec. 12 election, including recruiting thousands more staff, rebuilding facilities and providing new equipment. Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks during an election campaign event in Blackpool, Britain
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LONDON (Reuters) – Hackers hit Britain’s two main political parties with back-to-back cyberattacks on Tuesday, sources told Reuters, attempting to force political websites offline with a flood of malicious traffic just weeks ahead of a national election. FILE PHOTO: A computer keyboard lit by a displayed cyber code is seen in this illustration picture taken
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party said on Tuesday it was subject to a large-scale cyberattack on its digital platforms just weeks before a national election but it was confident no data breach occurred. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks during a party campaign event in Liverpool, Britain November 7,
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A car lays submerged underwater on a route into Fishlake due to the roads been flooded, north of Doncaster, Britain November 11, 2019. REUTERS/Craig Brough LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will chair a meeting of the government’s emergency ‘COBR’ committee on Tuesday to discuss the response to flooding in the north of
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LONDON (Reuters) – British finance minister Sajid Javid said on Sunday the opposition Labour Party’s “reckless” spending plans would trigger an economic crisis within months if it won the Dec. 12 election, citing a contested dossier published by his Conservative Party. Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid departs Downing Street to attend the National
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Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid departs Downing Street to attend the National Service of Remembrance, on Remembrance Sunday, at The Cenotaph in Westminster, London, Britain, November 10, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson LONDON (Reuters) – British finance minister Sajid Javid said the opposition Labour Party’s spending plans would trigger an economic crisis within months, citing
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during an event launching the Conservative Party’s general election campaign in Birmingham, Britain, November 6, 2019. REUTERS/Phil Noble LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has gained versus the opposition Labour Party over the past month, a poll published by the Independent newspaper showed on
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn waves as he unveils the Labour party campaign bus in Liverpool, Britain November 7, 2019. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party narrowed the margin by which it trails Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party by 4 percentage points, according to a poll
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn waves as he unveils the Labour party campaign bus in Liverpool, Britain November 7, 2019. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party narrowed the margin by which it trails Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party by 4 percentage points, according to a poll
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