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LONDON (Reuters) – Buckingham Palace announced on Saturday that Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will no longer be working members of Britain’s royal family and they will not use their “royal highness” titles as they embark on a more independent future. Following is the text of Queen Elizabeth’s statement: “Following many months of conversations
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will no longer be working members of Britain’s monarchy, will forgo public funds and will repay money spent on refurbishing their cottage west of London as they embark on an independent future, Buckingham Palace said on Saturday. Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, Duchess of
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Labour Party needs to do more to promote aspiration and look more like a government-in-waiting, the party’s business spokeswoman, Rebecca Long-Bailey, said when she formally launched her leadership campaign on Friday. FILE PHOTO: British Labour Party MP Rebecca Long-Bailey speaks at the Labour party annual conference in Brighton, Britain September 24,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will not automatically deport European Union citizens who have not applied for the right to remain in the country after Brexit, European Parliament Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Guy Verhofstadt, the EU Parliament’s Brexit steering group coordinator, speaks during a debate on Brexit at the European Parliament
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LONDON (Reuters) – A rare 1937 Edward VIII sovereign coin has been bought by a private collector for 1 million pounds, making it the most expensive British coin ever. A rare Edward VIII sovereign coin is pictured at the Royal Mint in Llantrisant, Wales, Britain in December, 2019, in this image obtained by Reuters on
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wrote to Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Tuesday refusing her request to be given the powers to hold another Scottish independence referendum. FILE PHOTO: Scottish National Party (SNP) leader and Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon speaks during a statement at Bute House in Edinburgh, Scotland, Britain
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Spain’s Foreign Minister Arancha Gonzalez Laya arrives to attend the first cabinet meeting at the Moncloa Palace in Madrid, Spain, January 14, 2020. REUTERS/Susana Vera MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s newly appointed Foreign Minister Arancha Gonzalez said on Tuesday her country intends to weigh on the talks between the European Union and London to define post-Brexit
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FILE PHOTO: An official assists passengers at Manchester Airport, Manchester, Britain, September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Phil Noble LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Manchester Airport could be regulated to ensure it does not overcharge airlines on fees after its passenger numbers jumped by a third over a decade, giving it more market power. The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party will elect a new leader after veteran socialist Jeremy Corbyn said he would step down following his party’s election defeat by Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservatives. Britain’s Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks during a protest to oppose the threat of war with Iran, in London, Britain January
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson will visit Northern Ireland on Monday to meet leaders of the British province’s newly-formed executive and his Irish counterpart, Leo Varadkar. FILE PHOTO: Ireland’s Prime Minister (Taoiseach) Leo Varadkar and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson meet in Thornton Manor, Cheshire, Britain October 10, 2019. Noel Mullen/Handout via REUTERS
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DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland’s Prime Minster Leo Varadkar said on Sunday he had made a decision on the timing of a general election, with many media outlets and politicians predicting a Feb. 7 poll. FILE PHOTO: Ireland’s Prime Minister Leo Varadkar arrives for a European Union Summit at the Europa building in Brussels, Belgium December
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LONDON (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth has summoned her grandson Prince Harry for a crisis meeting to discuss future arrangements for him and his wife Meghan following the couple’s shock announcement that they want to step back from royal duties. Harry’s father Prince Charles, the heir to the throne, and his elder brother Prince William, will
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, leaves after meeting academics and students for a roundtable discussion on female access to higher education with the Association of Commonwealth Universities, at the University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa, October 1, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – Discussions regarding future plans for Britain’s Prince Harry and
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