SANDRINGHAM, England (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Andrew avoided the limelight on Christmas Day by skipping the royal family’s traditional mid-morning walk to church and attending an earlier service with other relatives. Andrew, Queen Elizabeth’s second son, has kept a low profile since he stepped down from royal duties last month in the wake of a
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Philip, the 98-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth, was released from a London hospital on Tuesday and joined other members of the royal family for their Christmas celebrations. Britain’s Prince Philip leaves the King Edward VII’s Hospital in London, Britain December 24, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay Philip, whose official title is the
LONDON (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth will stress the value of harmony and reconciliation in her Christmas message this year, Buckingham Palace said on Tuesday, after a year in which the tortuous Brexit process aggravated deep divisions in Britain. Britain’s Queen Elizabeth poses, after recording her annual Christmas Day message in Windsor Castle, in Berkshire, Britain,
Police officers stand outside King Edward VII’s Hospital, where Britain’s Prince Philip was admitted, in London, Britain December 23, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Philip, 98, the husband of Queen Elizabeth, is “all right” in hospital where he has been under observation for three days, his son Prince Charles said on Monday.
An undated photograph released on December 21, 2019 by Buckingham Palace shows Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles, Prince William, and Prince George preparing special Christmas puddings in the Music Room at Buckingham Palace, as part of the launch of The Royal British Legion’s Together at Christmas initiative in London, Britain. Chris Jackson/Handout via REUTERS LONDON
FILE PHOTO: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson greets newly-elected Conservative MPs at the Houses of Parliament, London, Britain December 16, 2019. Leon Neal/Pool via REUTERS (Reuters) – Irish and British governments have “paused” talks to restore Northern Ireland’s devolved regional government, stalling a power-sharing agreement between the Irish nationalists and pro-British unionists in the region,
LONDON (Reuters) – British prosecutors said on Friday they had decided to charge the wife of a U.S. diplomat over a fatal car crash in England and to seek her extradition, a decision that “disappointed” Washington. FILE PHOTO: Tim Dunn, the father of British teen Harry Dunn who was killed in a car crash on
LONDON (Reuters) – A policy which allows British security service agents to commit serious criminal activities including violence is lawful, a tribunal ruled by a slim majority on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Thames House, the headquarters of the British Security Service (MI5) is seen in London, Britain October 22, 2015. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls Four human rights groups
LONDON (Reuters) – Anne Sacoolas, the wife of a U.S. diplomat, will not return voluntarily to Britain to face charges for causing death by dangerous driving, her lawyer said on Friday. British prosecutors said earlier they have decided to charge Sacoolas over a car crash in central England in August in which a teenager died.
LONDON (Reuters) – The British parliament will vote on Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal on Friday, a move the prime minister described as delivering on his promise to “get the Brexit vote wrapped up for Christmas” following his landslide election victory. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during a final general election campaign event
MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin on Thursday rejected allegations of Russian interference in British politics and praised Prime Minister Boris Johnson for better understanding the mood of British society on Brexit than his political rivals. Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures during his annual end-of-year news conference in Moscow, Russia December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina
LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson unveiled what he called a radical government agenda on Thursday, setting his sights on a quick Brexit, future trade deals and on transforming Britain to repay the trust of voters who handed him landslide election victory. Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn
LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will set out his government’s plans on Thursday, fleshing out how he will honour his election-winning pledges to get Brexit done quickly and boost funding for the state health service. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures as he speaks to supporters on a visit to
Puzzle with printed EU and UK flags is seen in this illustration taken November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration (Reuters) – Investment bank JPMorgan sees an “uncomfortably high” 25% chance that Britain’s Brexit transition period will end in a ‘no-deal’ scenario when the deadline to strike a trade deal with the European Union ends in Dec.
(Reuters) – British American Tobacco (BAT) (BATS.L) must stop advertising its e-cigarettes from any public account on Instagram, including influencers’ accounts, the UK’s advertising watchdog ruled on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Pall Mall cigarettes are piled during the manufacturing process in the British American Tobacco Cigarette Factory (BAT) in Bayreuth, southern Germany, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/Michaela
LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will use the prospect of a Brexit cliff-edge at the end of 2020 to demand the European Union gives him a comprehensive free trade deal in less than 11 months. In his boldest move since winning a large majority in last Thursday’s election, Johnson will use his