LONDON (Reuters) – A Coat of Arms has been created for U.S. actress Meghan Markle, who married Britain’s Prince Harry in a lavish ceremony watched by millions last weekend, featuring California’s state flower and a blue background to represent the Pacific Ocean. Britain’s Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex’s, new coat of arms can be seen
LONDON (Reuters) – Falling business investment and the weakest household spending growth in more than three years marked a bad start to 2018 for Britain’s economy, as official data on Friday confirmed it almost stagnated. Trains pass near construction work taking place around Battersea Power Station in London, Britain, May 22, 2018 . REUTERS/Toby Melville
LONDON/DUBLIN (Reuters) – Britain’s post-Brexit adaptation will run through 2020, as planned, a British government spokeswoman said on Thursday as the EU dismissed London’s ideas for a longer status quo on customs and trade in a fight over the Irish border. Anti-Brexit demonstrators wave EU and Union flags outside the Houses of Parliament in London,
LONDON (Reuters) – British households turned less confident in May, reflecting uncertainty about the economy’s prospects ahead of Brexit next year, according to a survey published on Friday. A shopper pushes a trolley in a supermarket in London, Britain April 11, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall YouGov, a polling firm, and the Centre for Economics and Business
LONDON (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth’s grandson Prince William will visit Jerusalem and Ramallah when he becomes the first senior member of Britain’s royal family to visit Israel and the Palestinian territories next month. Britain’s Prince William attends the first annual Royal Foundation Forum held at Aviva in London, February 28, 2018 . REUTERS/Chris Jackson/Pool William,
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson talked international relations and rude poetry with a hoax caller who pretended to be the Armenian prime minister in a new gaffe by one of Britain’s most prominent politicians. Boris Johnson speaks on the phone in central London, Britain, July 1, 2015. REUTERS/Paul Hackett In the 18-minute
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – British and EU negotiators have made little progress this week on efforts to avoid a post-Brexit hard border in Ireland, a senior EU official said on Thursday. A sign for a Brexit auction is seen at sunset in the border town of Jonesborough, Northern Ireland, November 29, 2017. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne “Progress so
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s foreign spy agency will allow the children of immigrants to join the organisation for the first time and will launch its first ever TV advert. FILE PHOTO: MI6 chief Alex Younger speaks at MI6’s Vauxhall Cross headquarters in central London, in this still image from video, Britain December 8, 2016. Crown
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain may have to stay in the EU customs union after the post-Brexit transition period finishes at the end of 2020 because new trading arrangements will not be ready, according to a parliamentary report on Thursday. Britain’s Prime Minister, Theresa May, meets scientists at Jodrell Bank in Macclesfield, Britain May 21, 2018.
LONDON (Reuters) – British Labour opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn will call on Thursday for all parties to revive the spirit of the Good Friday peace agreement to deliver economic justice and prosperity in Northern Ireland. Britain’s Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks at a Labour Party event at the Fairfield Ship Building Museum in Govan,
SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson concluded a five-day charm offensive in Latin America on Wednesday by expressing interest in a trade agreement with Chile and other countries in Latin America’s so-called Pacific Alliance. Chile’s President Sebastian Pinera and Britain’s Foreign Minister Boris Johnson shake hands in Santiago, Chile, May 23, 2018. REUTERS/Ivan
LONDON (Reuters) – Businesses will face a cost of up to 20 billion pounds ($27 billion) a year to comply with the customs arrangement favoured by the keenest Brexit supporters within the cabinet, Britain’s most senior tax official said on Wednesday. Anti-Brexit demonstrators wave EU and Union flags outside the Houses of Parliament in London,
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party lost a vote on Wednesday to force the government to dock the transport minister’s salary over his handling of the failed contract to run the London to Edinburgh rail line. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling leaves 10 Downing Street, London, November 22, 2017.
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is legally bound to pay its up to 39 billion pound ($52 billion) divorce bill to the European Union before a detailed future trade deal is agreed, a minister said on Wednesday, raising the prospect of it losing leverage in talks. Two anti-Brexit protesters carry flags opposite the Houses of Parliament
LONDON (Reuters) – British inflation fell unexpectedly in April, according to figures on Wednesday that added to doubts about when the Bank of England will raise interest rates again and pushed sterling to its lowest level against the dollar this year. FILE PHOTO: A shopper reaches to a high shelf in an Aldi store in