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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May defused a rebellion in parliament over her Brexit plans on Tuesday but only after having to compromise and hand lawmakers more control over Britain’s departure from the European Union. After winning Tuesday’s ballot over changes to a future “meaningful vote” on a final agreement with Brussels in her
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May defeated a rebellion in parliament over her Brexit plans on Tuesday, but not without having to compromise and hand MPs more control over Britain’s departure from the European Union. After winning Tuesday’s vote on changes to a future “meaningful vote” on a final agreement with Brussels in her
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a showdown on Tuesday with MPs who want power to force her government to go back to the negotiating table if they reject a Brexit deal, testing her plans for leaving the European Union. Officials from May’s Conservative Party have been lobbying MPs to reject amendments
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LONDON (Reuters) – Phillip Lee, a minister at Britain’s justice ministry, said on Tuesday he was resigning over the government’s Brexit policies. Anti-Brexit demonstrators protest opposite the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, June 11, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls “I am incredibly sad to have had to announce my resignation as a minister in Her Majesty’s
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a showdown in parliament on Tuesday with lawmakers who want more power to challenge an eventual Brexit deal, testing both her authority and her plans for leaving the European Union. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London, Britain, May 23,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May urged her Conservative Party on Monday to show unity and vote against changes to her Brexit blueprint, warning lawmakers they would undermine her negotiation with the European Union. Anti-Brexit demonstrators protest opposite the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, June 11, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls Lawmakers will vote on
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LONDON (Reuters) – Five London gang members who made ‘drill music’, a niche form of hip-hop that glorifies violence and has been linked by police to a surge in knife crime, received jail sentences on Monday for planning an attack on a rival gang. Clockwise from top Left, Rhys Herbert, Yonas, Girma, Isaac Marshall, Jordan
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LONDON (Reuters) – British factory output unexpectedly dropped in April at the fastest pace since 2012, due to weaker demand at home and abroad, raising concern that the economy’s weakness in early 2018 is persisting. FILE PHOTO: A worker applies a protective coating to a bolt inside the factory of precision engineering company Produmax in
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(Reuters) – Scotland’s cricketers pulled off the greatest victory in their history to beat England for the first time amid scenes of disbelief and jubilation at the tiny Grange ground in Edinburgh on Sunday. Cricket – Scotland v England – One Day International – Grange Cricket Club, Edinburgh, Britain – June 10, 2018 Scotland players
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LONDON (Reuters) – Arron Banks, a British businessman who bankrolled one of the main campaigns for Brexit, hit back on Sunday after a report said his links with Russia went further and deeper than he had previously disclosed, saying he was a victim of a “witch hunt”. FILE PHOTO: British businessman Arron Banks, who has
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LONDON (Reuters) – Arron Banks, a British businessman who bankrolled one of the main campaigns for Brexit, will face questions from lawmakers on Tuesday about his links with Russia after a report said the connections went further and deeper than previously disclosed. FILE PHOTO: British businessman Arron Banks, who has funded the Leave.EU campaign, is
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ABERDEEN, Scotland (Reuters) – Scottish National Party supporters should focus on how to increase support for the independence cause, rather than on the timing of when Scotland might split from the United Kingdom, SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon said on Saturday. Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon addresses the Scottish National Party (SNP) conference in Aberdeen, Scotland,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s food watchdog said it was investigating allegations that traces of meat had been found in “meat-free” and vegan meals sold at the country’s two largest supermarket chains, Tesco and Sainsbury’s. Grey clouds hang over a Tesco Extra store in New Malden in southwest London, Britain June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor/File Photo
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