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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – There are still too many questions and too few answers in talks between the European Union and Britain over the country’s withdrawal from the bloc, EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier arrives at an European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, June
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May called on her government to do its duty and agree a plan for Britain’s future outside the European Union, a last-ditch appeal to ministers to put Brexit rows behind them and take a “step forward”. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May attends a press conference with Secretary
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THE HAGUE (Reuters) – Europe’s social democratic parties must resist cuts to public services or risk seeing their traditional working class supporters switch to backing the anti-immigrant far right, British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, addresses demonstrators following a march in support of the
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DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland is to hold a referendum to remove a clause in the constitution marking the importance of a woman’s “life within the home” and encouraging mothers to shun employment to fulfil domestic duties, the government announced on Thursday. Women view horses as they bring a dog for a walk on Rusheen beach
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LONDON (Reuters) – When Donald Trump meets Queen Elizabeth next week, he will become the 12th U.S. President that the monarch has met during her 66 years on the throne, the longest in British history. U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks at a “Salute to Service” dinner held in honor of the nation’s military at
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the National Health Service on Thursday, a moment of pride and concern for a country that has nurtured its growth into the largest publicly funded healthcare service in the world. FILE PHOTO: An NHS sign is seen at St Thomas’ Hospital in central
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May found it too nerve-wracking to watch the final moments of the England soccer team’s nail-biting win over Colombia late on Tuesday night, her spokesman said. Soccer Football – World Cup – Round of 16 – Colombia vs England – Spartak Stadium, Moscow, Russia – July 3, 2018 England’s
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s welfare minister Esther McVey apologised on Wednesday for making misleading remarks to parliament about a controversial reform but did not publicly offer her resignation. Britain’s Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Esther McVey arrives in Downing Street in London, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson/File Photo McVey made the apology after
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May will present to her team a new proposal for trade with the European Union that in effect comprises the “softest possible Brexit”, ITV’s political editor reported on Tuesday, citing sources. British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at an European Union summit in Brussels, Belgium June 28, 2018. Virginia
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