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LONDON (Reuters) – The voice of Stephen Hawking will be beamed into space in a message of peace and hope on Friday, his daughter said, as the British physicist is laid to rest during a service at Westminster Abbey. FILE PHOTO: Physicist Stephen Hawking sits on stage during an announcement of the Breakthrough Starshot initiative
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May failed on Thursday to win around pro-EU lawmakers in her party over parliament’s role in the Brexit process, raising the risk of defeat in lower house votes next week. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London, Britain, June 12, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson May
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Brexit department set out its proposed compromise with pro-European Union MPs on Thursday, outlining three scenarios under which a vote in parliament on its European union exit deal would be triggered. Anti-Brexit demonstrators wave Union and EU flags opposite the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, June 12, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson
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LONDON (Reuters) – Survivors of London’s Grenfell Tower fire, and friends and relatives of the 71 people it killed, held vigils and prayed together as they marked the first anniversary of a disaster that still haunts Britain. Grenfell Tower, a social housing block that was home to a close-knit, ethnically diverse community, was engulfed by
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s newest royal Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, will join Queen Elizabeth on Thursday for her first official engagements without husband Prince Harry. FILE PHOTO: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attends a garden party at Buckingham Palace, in London. Dominic Lipinski/Pool via Reuters Meghan, who married the monarch’s grandson in a glittering ceremony
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May defeated the final challenges to her Brexit blueprint in parliament on Wednesday, leaving plans for Britain’s departure from the European Union still largely on track but her authority weakened. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May hosts a round table meeting on technology at 10 Downing Street in London, June
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PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Haiti’s government on Wednesday said it was withdrawing Oxfam Great Britain’s right to operate in the Caribbean country after allegations of sexual misconduct by some of the charity’s staff. Haiti’s Minister of Planning and External Cooperation Aviol Fleurant shows a statement, next to Minister of Interior and Territorial Communities Jean Marie Reynaldo
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May is likely to bow to pressure from pro-Europe rebels in her party for a second day on Wednesday when MPs debate the government’s plans for future customs relations with the European Union. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May returns to Downing Street from the Houses of Parliament in London,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s new gender pay gap rules should be tightened to ensure that highly-paid partners at consultancies, accountants and law firms cannot circumvent the spirit of the legislation, a parliamentary committee told the government on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Workers are seen in office windows in the financial district of Canary Wharf in London,
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