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FILE PHOTO: A view of the Houses of Parliament during the general election in London, Britain, December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay LONDON (Reuters) – The bill implementing Britain’s exit deal with the European Union officially became law on Thursday ahead of the country’s departure from the bloc next week. The legislation passed its final parliamentary
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LONDON (Reuters) – There have been no positive tests for a new coronavirus in Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s spokesman said on Thursday responding to reports that four patients were being tested in Scottish hospitals. “These measures are purely precautionary and nobody has tested positive,” the spokesman said. Reporting by Kylie MacLellan, writing by William
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Brexit commemorative 50 pence coin that bears the words “Peace, prosperity and friendship with all nations” is pictured in an unknown location and uploaded to social media on January 26, 2020. HM TREASURY/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Britain unveiled on Sunday a new 50 pence coin minted to mark the country’s departure from the
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LONDON (Reuters) – The heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, would like to make an official visit to Iran, he said in an interview with the Sunday Times newspaper. Britain’s Prince Charles reacts as he meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (not pictured) during a visit in Bethlehem in the Israeli-occupied West Bank January
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Medical staff are seen at a hotel lobby where tourists from Hubei province, the centre of the coronavirus outbreak, will have 14-day centralised medical observation, in Haikou, Hainan province, China January 25, 2020. cnsphoto via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Britain said on Saturday it was advising against all travel to Hubei province in China due
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FILE PHOTO: A pedestrian walks past a bordered up pub ahead of Notting Hill Carnival in London, Britain August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson LONDON (Reuters) – Britain said it would cut business rates for small pubs by £1,000 from April, giving extra help to pubs as part of a wider package aimed at ensuring shops,
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LONDON (Reuters) – British police are to start operational use of live facial recognition (LFR) cameras in London, despite warnings over privacy from rights groups and concerns expressed by the government’s own surveillance watchdog. FILE PHOTO: A surveillance camera is seen in the Kings Cross area in London, Britain, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay First
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s flagship new rail project HS2 is billions of pounds over-budget and years behind schedule because the government underestimated its complexity, and significant risks to it remain, a public spending watchdog said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: An HS2 worker walks past signage on perimeter fencing at the HS2 high speed rail link
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FILE PHOTO: British film director Terry Jones of Monty Python fame, listens during a press conference in Sofia, March 11, 2006. Jones is in Bulgaria on a one-day visit for the 10th International Sofia film festival. REUTERS/Nikolay Doychinov/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Terry Jones, one of the British Monty Python comedy team, has died at
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have issued a warning over harassment by paparazzi photographers after stepping down from their royal duties to start a new life in Canada, a royal source said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visit Canada House in
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson reacts during a Prime Minister’s Questions session in the House of Commons, in London, Britain January 15, 2020. ©UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government was defeated in parliament on Monday for the first time since a December election, with the
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