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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a resounding election victory on Friday that will allow him to end three years of political paralysis and take Britain out of the European Union within weeks. The Brexit divorce represents Britain’s biggest political and economic gamble since World War Two, cutting the world’s fifth largest economy
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FILE PHOTO: Models present creations from the Alexander McQueen catwalk show at the “London Collections: Men” Autumn/Winter 16 in London, Britain January 10, 2016. REUTERS/Neil Hall/File Photo (Reuters) – Italy’s Fashion Chamber (CNMI) announced on Thursday a collaboration with the British Fashion Council which will bring part of London’s Fashion week to Milan’s men’s fall-winter
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Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures during a final general election campaign event in London, Britain, December 11, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s electoral contest could not be tighter, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday, a day before the vote. “This could not be more critical, it could not be tighter. I’m
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Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn campaigns in Middlesbrough, Britain, December 11, 2019. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s governing Conservatives have seen their lead over the opposition Labour Party cut to five percentage points, according to a Savanta ComRes poll for The Telegraph newspaper published on the eve of an election. Prime Minister
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BELFAST (Reuters) – In a part of Belfast where huge “peace walls” still keep some Catholic Irish nationalists and Protestant unionists apart, Thursday’s UK general election could have far-reaching consequences in the decades-long battle for a united Ireland. Sinn Fein candidate in North Belfast John Finucane canvasses with party leader Mary Lou McDonald in Belfast,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson will bolster his argument on Tuesday for leaving the European Union early next year, urging voters to return him to power so Britain can “rip up the EU rule book and write a new one for ourselves”. Britain’s Prime Minister and Conservative leader Boris Johnson talks with journalists
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson will bolster his argument on Tuesday for leaving the European Union early next year, urging voters to return him to power so Britain can “rip up the EU rule book and write a new one for ourselves”. Britain’s Prime Minister and Conservative leader Boris Johnson talks with journalists
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Britain’s Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer John McDonnell speaks on the economy in London, Britain, December 9, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya LONDON (Reuters) – The man who would be Britain’s finance minister if the opposition Labour Party takes power after Thursday’s election said on Monday he would deliver his first tax-and-spending budget statement on Feb. 5.
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson checks out gear wheels in a components workshop during his visit at Red Bull Racing in Milton Keynes, Britain December 4, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/Pool LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party is on course to win a parliamentary majority of 38 seats in Thursday’s election,
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LONDON (Reuters) – The leak and distribution of classified UK-U.S. trade documents online is tied to a previous Russian disinformation campaign, social media site Reddit said on Friday, fuelling fears that Moscow is seeking to interfere in Britain’s upcoming election. Britain’s opposition Labour Party seized on the leaked documents on Nov. 27, saying they showed
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Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits John Smedley Mill in Matlock, Derbyshire, Britain December 5, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/Pool MATLOCK, England (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday that the possibility of not reaching a post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union by the end of 2020 “simply will not happen”. Johnson has
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party wrote to the head of the BBC on Thursday to complain about its coverage of campaigning ahead of next week’s election, accusing the publicly-funded broadcaster of bias. FILE PHOTO: Leader of the Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn leaves the BBC Headquarters after appearing on the Andrew Marr show in
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JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s foreign minister said on Thursday that he hopes Jeremy Corbyn loses next week’s British election, citing allegations of anti-Semitism buffeting the Labour Party leader. With Israel in political disarray of its own after two inconclusive elections, the British contest has elicited few comments from Israeli leaders despite deep concern among British
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LONDON (Reuters) – Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier Bettel on Wednesday urged Britain to accept the rules of EU single market or face a potential cliff-edge exit in a year’s time. Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier Bettel reacts as he arrives for the NATO leaders summit in Watford, Britain December 4, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls Speaking at a
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain holds an election on Dec. 12, a political gamble by Prime Minister Boris Johnson who sees it as his best chance to break the deadlock in parliament over Brexit. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits a Christmas market in Salisbury, Britain, December 3, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/Pool The parties are
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