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BELFAST (Reuters) – Northern Ireland’s largest pro-British party, the Democratic Unionist Party, said it believed the draft deal published by the British and Irish governments on Thursday provided a basis upon which the regional assembly can be re-established. FILE PHOTO: Leader of the DUP Arlene Foster MLA speaks at the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) annual
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LONDON (Reuters) – Lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday which will allow Britain to leave the European Union on Jan. 31 with an exit deal, ending more than three years of tumult over the terms of the unprecedented divorce. They voted 330 to 231 in favour of the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill, which implements an
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LONDON (Reuters) – England’s agricultural policy is set for a major overhaul once it leaves the European Union, with funding increasingly linked to public benefits such as tackling climate change, environment minister Theresa Villiers is expected to say on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Secretary Theresa Villiers is seen at Downing
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LONDON (Reuters) – British finance minister Sajid Javid will deliver the government’s first post-Brexit budget on March 11, promising more investment to help voters who gave Prime Minister Boris Johnson a sweeping election win last month. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid is seen at Downing Street in London, Britain, December 16,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Optimism among companies in Britain’s dominant services sector surged after Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s landslide election victory last month, despite an economy which continues to stagnate, a business survey showed on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks to workers during a visit to Wilton Engineering Services, part of an
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump holds a bilateral meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on the sidelines of the annual United Nations General Assembly in New York City, New York, U.S., September 24, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday that Britain would not lament Iranian Revolutionary
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth joined grandsons William and Harry on Saturday in expressing shock at the bushfires ravaging Australia, and sent their thanks to the firefighters who risked their lives to save others. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II visits Royal British Legion Industries village in Aylesford, Britain, November 6, 2019. Richard Pohle/Pool
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FILE PHOTO: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrives to visit British troops of the NATO enhanced Forward Presence battle group in Tapa, Estonia December 21, 2019. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in London on Wednesday ahead of the opening rounds of
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FILE PHOTO: Dominic Cummings, special adviser for Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson is seen at Downing Street in London, Britain October 23, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – The senior adviser to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who plotted Brexit and steered his boss to last month’s election triumph, is on the lookout for “weirdos and
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