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FILE PHOTO: The door of 10 Downing Street is seen as uncertainty over Brexit continues, in London, Britain, May 24, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – Any attempt to cut off funding to British government departments would be “grossly irresponsible”, a spokeswoman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday, after reports that lawmakers would
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Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives at the State Council’s meeting in Moscow, Russia June 26, 2019. Sputnik/Sergey Guneev/Kremlin via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May will meet President Vladimir Putin on Friday to deliver a message that Britain is open to a different relationship with Russia if it stops activities that undermine international
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LONDON (Reuters) – British foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt’s plans for tax cuts and more defence spending if he becomes prime minister carry a cost of around 36 billion pounds a year, estimates from the Institute for Fiscal Studies showed on Thursday. Conservative Party leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt waves as he leaves his home in London,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Labour opposition risked further souring its relationship with the Jewish community after readmitting a lawmaker who was suspended for suggesting the party had been “too apologetic” about anti-Semitism. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn stands with local Labour candidate Chris Williamson (L) during an election campaign event in
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Labour opposition risked further souring its relationship with the Jewish community after readmitting a lawmaker who was suspended for suggesting the party had been “too apologetic” about anti-Semitism. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn stands with local Labour candidate Chris Williamson (L) during an election campaign event in
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince William said on Wednesday it would be absolutely fine if one of his children was gay but admitted he was worried about the persecution and hatred they might face because of their royal status. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prince William and Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, leave the chapel with their
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Labour opposition risked further souring its relationship with the Jewish community after readmitting a lawmaker who was suspended for suggesting the party had been “too apologetic” about anti-Semitism. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn stands with local Labour candidate Chris Williamson (L) during an election campaign event in
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FILE PHOTO: Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a news briefing after an annual nationwide televised phone-in show in Moscow, Russia June 20, 2019. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov/File Photo MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May this week at a G20 summit in Japan to try to improve relations between
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LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – People whose intimate images are shared online without their consent could win anonymity in British courts like other sexual abuse victims, under a government-backed review of “revenge porn” laws launched on Wednesday. Sharing private sexual photos or videos without consent became a crime in 2015, with a maximum sentence of
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