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Pound plunges as UK ministers quit over Brexit deal
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Pound plunges as UK ministers quit over Brexit deal

FILE PHOTO: British five pound banknotes.November 14, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo The pound plunged against the dollar and euro Thursday after ministers, including Britain’s Brexit secretary Dominic Raab, quit in protest against a draft deal to exit the EU. The latest market gyrations came as the nation’s business sector gave […]

UK’s May takes Brexit deal to rebellious lawmakers
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UK’s May takes Brexit deal to rebellious lawmakers

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives a statement outside 10 Downing Street in London on November 14, 2018, after holding a cabinet meeting where ministers were expected to either back the draft bexit deal or quit. – British Prime Minister Theresa May defended her anguished draft divorce deal with the […]

Turkey, France spar over Khashoggi killing
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Turkey, France spar over Khashoggi killing

Killed journalist Jamal Khashoggi's Turkish fiancee Hatice Cengiz looks on as she attends a commemoration event of Khashoggi's supporters on November 11, 2018 in Istanbul. – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on November 11, 2018 that the US will hold accountable all […]

German president joins Armistice ceremony in London
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German president joins Armistice ceremony in London

Britain's Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and President of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier face the Cenotaph during the Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the Cenotaph on Whitehall in central London, on November 11, 2018. – On the 100th anniversary of the World War I armistice, the day's events mark the final First […]

May pays WWI respects in France with Brexit in background
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May pays WWI respects in France with Brexit in background

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May (C) lays a wreath as Belgium's Prime Minister Charles Michel stands behind (L), during the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War at the Saint-Symphorien Military Cemetery, near Mons, on November 9, 2018. (Photo by BENOIT DOPPAGNE / Belga […]

UK Prime minister holds course against mutinous party over Brexit
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UK Prime minister holds course against mutinous party over Brexit

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May (L) speaks with European Council President Donald Tusk after a family photograph during an ASEM summit at the European Council in Brussels on October 19, 2018. (Photo by EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP) British Prime Minister Theresa May urged her increasingly mutinous party on Monday to […]

Tens of thousands rally in London for new Brexit vote
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Tens of thousands rally in London for new Brexit vote

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at the European Council in Brussels on October 17, 2018. – British Prime Minister Theresa May is due to address a summit of European Union leaders in which Brexit negotiations are expected to be top of the agenda. (Photo by JOHN THYS / AFP) […]

Tusk to ask May for ‘concrete proposals’ to break Brexit impasse
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Tusk to ask May for ‘concrete proposals’ to break Brexit impasse

EU Chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier (L) is welcomed by European Council President Donald Tusk (R) prior to a meeting in Brussels, on October 16, 2018. (Photo by OLIVIER HOSLET / POOL / AFP) EU summit host Donald Tusk on Tuesday said he will ask British Prime Minister Theresa May […]

Scottish leader vows to reject UK prime minister’s Brexit deal
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Scottish leader vows to reject UK prime minister’s Brexit deal

Scotland's First Minister and leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP), Nicola Sturgeon, acknowledges the applause from delegates after delivering her keynote speech on the final day of the SNP annual conference in Glasgow on October 9, 2018. (Photo by ANDY BUCHANAN / AFP) Scotland’s pro-independence leader vowed on Monday […]

EU workers moving to UK post-Brexit need visas, skills
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EU workers moving to UK post-Brexit need visas, skills

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May (R) and Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leave their hotel on the second day of the Conservative Party Conference 2018 at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham, on October 1, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Paul ELLIS EU workers coming to settle in […]

Johnson ups the pressure as UK’s May gathers fractious party
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Johnson ups the pressure as UK’s May gathers fractious party

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May reacts as she listens from her seat in the audience in the main hall on the first day of the Conservative Party Conference 2018 at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham, on September 30, 2018.<br />Prime Minister Theresa May gathered her party for its annual […]

British opposition leader Corbyn to meet EU on Brexit
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British opposition leader Corbyn to meet EU on Brexit

Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn addresses delegates on the final day of the Labour party conference in Liverpool, north west England on September 26, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF The leader of Britain’s main opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, will meet senior EU officials on Thursday […]

Defiant British prime minister hits back at EU over Brexit plan
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Defiant British prime minister hits back at EU over Brexit plan

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after a press conference at the end of the EU Informal Summit of Heads of State or Government at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg, Austria, on September 20, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / APA AND AFP PHOTO / Christof STACHE Prime Minister Theresa May […]

EU warns Britain it must ‘rework’ Brexit plans
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EU warns Britain it must ‘rework’ Brexit plans

European Council President Donald Tusk arrives for an European Union leaders summit on October 20, 2016 at the European Council, in Brussels. / AFP PHOTO / EMMANUEL DUNAND EU Council President Donald Tusk issued a stark warning to Britain on Wednesday that its Brexit position must be “reworked”, as Prime […]

Tusk suggests EU Brexit summit to avert ‘catastrophe’
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Tusk suggests EU Brexit summit to avert ‘catastrophe’

European Council President Donald Tusk (L) shakes hands with EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier before their meeting at the European Council building in Brussels on September 13, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Francisco Seco European leaders may need to hold an extra summit in November to clinch […]

Poisoning suspects ‘tourism’ claims raise eyebrows even in Russia
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Poisoning suspects ‘tourism’ claims raise eyebrows even in Russia

This picture taken on September 14, 2018 shows the Spiez Laboratory, Swiss Federal Institute for NBC-Protection (nuclear, biological, chemical), in Spiez, 40km from the capital Bern, as Swiss newspapers reported that two Russian agents suspected of trying to spy the laboratory were arrested in the Netherlands and expelled early this […]

Skripal suspects say were in UK as tourists, deny murder attempt
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Skripal suspects say were in UK as tourists, deny murder attempt

A screengrab taken on September 13, 2018, from footage broadcast by Russia's state broadcaster Russia Today (RT), shows two men, purported to be Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov taking part in a television interview.<br />Two men accused by London of poisoning former spy Sergei Skripal told Russian media on Thursday […]

Britain warns will not pay Brexit cash if no EU deal
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Britain warns will not pay Brexit cash if no EU deal

Britain's Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (Brexit Minister) Dominic Raab arrives at 10 Downing Street in central London for a cabinet meeting to discuss 'no deal' Brexit preparations on September 13, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS Brexit minister Dominic Raab issued a fresh warning Thursday […]