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Johnson defeated on Brexit legislation for first time since election

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 upper chamber voting in favour of a move to protect the rights of EU citizens in Britain after Brexit.

Johnson’s ...

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Prince Harry leaves for Canada on Monday evening - The Telegraph

(Reuters) - Britain's Prince Harry is understood to have left the United Kingdom for Canada on Monday evening, to be reunited with his wife Meghan Markle and son Archie, The Telegraph reported here

Harry had earlier on Monday attended a summit for leaders of 21 African countries in ...

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UK to introduce tougher jail terms for convicted terrorists after London Bridge attack

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will introduce tougher jail sentences for convicted terrorists and will end early release as part of a series of measures to strengthen its response to terrorism, the government said on Tuesday.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged to make changes after an ...

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Britain's Prince Harry leaves for Canada on Monday evening - The Telegraph

(Reuters) - Britain's Prince Harry is understood to have left the United Kingdom for Canada on Monday evening, to be reunited with his wife Meghan Markle and son Archie, The Telegraph reported here

Harry had earlier on Monday attended a summit for leaders of 21 African countries in ...

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UK PM Johnson defeated on Brexit legislation for first time since election

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 upper chamber voting in favour of a move to protect the rights of EU citizens in Britain after Brexit.

Johnson’s ...

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PM Johnson defeated on Brexit legislation for first time since election

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 upper chamber voting in favour of a move to protect the rights of EU citizens in Britain after Brexit.

Johnson’s ...

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U.S. judge dismisses assault case against retailer Philip Green - Arcadia

LONDON (Reuters) - Prosecutors in the United States have dropped a case against British retailer Philip Green that had alleged assault, his Arcadia company said on Monday, citing court documents.

Last May Green, 67, was charged with four counts of misdemeanour assault in the United States ...

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Risk to UK of new coronavirus is currently 'very low' - infection service

LONDON (Reuters) - The current risk to the United Kingdom from an outbreak of a new coronavirus in China is very low, the national infection service said on Monday.

“Based on the available evidence, the current risk to the UK is very low,” Dr Nick Phin, the deputy director of ...

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Explainer: The new life of Prince Harry and Meghan after split from royal family

LONDON (Reuters) - Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will stop using their royal titles, give up state funding and repay taxpayer money used to refurbish their home at Windsor Castle as they seek to pursue new careers outside of Britain’s royal family.

The deal is intended to end a ...

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As Brexit nears, UK's Johnson pushes for deeper trade ties with Africa

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson called for deeper investment ties between Britain and Africa at a summit for leaders of 21 African countries on Monday that comes days before his country will leave the European Union.

After securing Britain’s departure from the EU, ...

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UK high-speed rail project could cost £106 billion: FT

LONDON (Reuters) - A proposed British high-speed rail project running between London and northern England could cost up to 106 billion pounds, 25% more than recently predicted, an official review seen by the Financial Times says.

The report said there was a “considerable risk” ...

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UK issues commemorative coin celebrating rock band Queen

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s Royal Mint has issued its first commemorative coin featuring a British rock group, in a tribute to the late Freddie Mercury and the three other band members of Queen.

“This is a ‘who would’ve thought it’ moment. Here we have a ...

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Prince Harry seeks 'more peaceful life' as reluctantly ends royal role

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s Prince Harry has spoken of his sadness at being forced to give up his royal duties in a deal with Queen Elizabeth and senior Windsors, saying there was no other option if he his wife Meghan were to seek an independent future.

Buckingham Palace and the ...

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'Sad' Prince Harry says no other option but to end royal role

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s Prince Harry spoke on Sunday of his sadness at being forced to give up his royal duties in a deal with Queen Elizabeth and senior Windsors that will see him and his wife Meghan exit official roles to seek an independent future.

Buckingham Palace and the ...

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'Sad' Prince Harry says he did not want to end royal role

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s Prince Harry spoke on Sunday of his unhappiness at being forced to give up his royal duties in a deal with Queen Elizabeth and senior Windsors that will see him and his wife Meghan exit official roles to seek an independent future.

Buckingham Palace and ...

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As Brexit nears, Johnson pushes for deeper trade ties with Africa

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson will call for deeper investment ties between Britain and Africa at a summit for leaders of 21 African countries on Monday that comes days before his country will leave the European Union.

After securing Britain’s departure from the EU, ...

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Prince Harry sad to leave royal role

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s Prince Harry said on Sunday it brought him great sadness that he was leaving his royal duties after agreeing with Queen Elizabeth that he and his wife Meghan would step down from official roles to seek an independent future.

“I want you to hear the ...

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UK government considers moving House of Lords to York - Conservative chairman

LONDON (Reuters) - Moving Britain’s upper house of parliament to the northern English city of York is one “of a range of things” the government is looking at to “level up” different parts of Britain, Conservative chairman James Cleverly said on Sunday.

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Main Irish opposition surged into 12-point lead as election called

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland’s main opposition party, Fianna Fail, surged into a 12-point lead over the governing Fine Gael party according to an opinion poll that was published on Sunday but conducted mainly before Prime Minister Leo Varadkar called a snap election.

Varadkar called ...

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Johnson plans to move House of Lords to York - Sunday Times

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson is planning to relocate parliament’s upper house, the House of Lords, to the northern English city of York, the Sunday Times reported.

In last month’s national election for the lower house, Johnson’s Conservatives won a ...

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PM Johnson to impose new restrictions on low-skilled migrants post-Brexit - Telegraph

(Reuters) - Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson is preparing to impose new restrictions on low-skilled migrants moving to Britain on the first day after the Brexit transition period ends in December, the Telegraph reported.

Plans are being drawn up by Johnson's aides under which ...

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