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May 27, 2017 7:36 am gmt |
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British Prime Minister Theresa May won support from the world’s major industrialised nations on Friday (May 26) for measures to tackle extremism and kept the spotlight off Brexit and its possible effects on world trade. Leaders at a G7 meeting in Italy signed a joint statement to “combat ...
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May 26, 2017 10:36 am gmt |
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Theresa May will urge world leaders to do more to combat online extremism, saying the fight against so-called Islamic State is “moving from the battlefield to the internet”. Speaking about counter-terrorism at the G7 summit in Sicily, the PM will say more pressure should be put on tech co...
In Britain
May 25, 2017 10:01 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Theresa May to confront President Donald Trump over U.S. media leaks from the Manchester bombing probe, as one of the closest intelligence-sharing partnerships is tested as never before in the fight against global terrorism. Police investigating the suicide bombing that killed 22 peopl...
In Britain
May 23, 2017 7:40 am gmt |
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 UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd on Tuesday (May 23) called the explosion that has killed 19 people at a concert in Manchester a “barbaric attack”. British police said they were treating the blast at an Ariana Grande concert as a “terrorist incident”. Amber Rudd said the public s...
In Britain
May 19, 2017 10:09 am gmt |
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Britain’s Prince William and Prince Harry awarded 20 young people with the Inaugural Legacy Award on Thursday (May 18) commemorating the legacy of their mother, Princess Diana. The Diana Award is a charity set up in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales, who died in a Paris car crash 20 years ago,...
In Britain
May 18, 2017 12:05 pm gmt |
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Launching the Conservative manifesto, Prime Minister Theresa May has promised a “mainstream government that would deliver for mainstream Britain”. Mrs May said a strong economy and delivering Brexit were top priorities. The manifesto drops a pledge not to raise income tax or National Insu...
In Britain
May 17, 2017 11:31 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday (May 17) Britain has confidence in its relationship with the United States and will continue to share intelligence with its main ally. President Donald Trump has defended his decision to discuss intelligence with the Russians during a White House meeting l...
In Britain
May 16, 2017 12:37 pm gmt |
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Britain’s opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn launched his party’s manifesto on Tuesday (May 16), signalling a shift to the left to try to capitalise on voters’ concerns over education and health before next month’s election on June 8. Citing a recent rise in the polls for ...
In Britain
May 14, 2017 11:35 am gmt |
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Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday called for building the Belt and Road into a road of peace, prosperity, openness, innovation, and exchanges between different civilizations. Xi issued the call when delivering a speech at the opening ceremony of the Belt and Road Forum (BRF) for International Co...
In Britain
May 13, 2017 12:48 pm gmt |
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There is a “realistic possibility” Russia might try to interfere in Britain’s national election next month, according to Boris Johnson, Britain’s foreign secretary. In an interview with The Telegraph newspaper published on Saturday, the Conservative politician also said Russia...
In Britain
May 13, 2017 12:43 pm gmt |
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British Finance Minister Philip Hammond attended the G7 meeting in Bari, Italy on Saturday (May 13) and emphasized the need for the United Kingdom to have a strong voice in international councils and in the Brexit negotiations. Finance ministers and central bank governors from the United States, Cana...
In Britain
May 12, 2017 10:15 am gmt |
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British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday (May 11) met with African leaders on the sideline of an international conference on Somalia in London. May met with Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn at No. 10 Down...
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May 11, 2017 11:56 am gmt |
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President of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta pushed for a post-Brexit deal with the UK in his first meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday. Uhuru sought a pact to guarantee Kenyan exports on a duty-free quota-free basis after the country exits from the European Union. “It is Kenya’s desire to conti...
In Britain
May 10, 2017 10:26 am gmt |
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British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Tuesday (May 9) his party would negotiate a divorce deal with the EU to secure tariff-free trade if it won power next month, but declined to say whether he would lead Britain out of the bloc no matter what. In an interview with the BBC, Corbyn avoided...
In Britain
May 9, 2017 9:11 am gmt |
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Jeremy Corbyn will say the issue of whether Brexit happens has been “settled” as he formally launches his party’s general election campaign. The Labour leader will promise to protect “Britain’s vital industries” after the UK has left the EU. He will tell supporters...
In Britain
May 8, 2017 12:30 pm gmt |
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British Prime Minister Theresa May told party supporters on Monday (May 8) that France’s president-elect Emmanuel Macron would have a strong position in international negotiations thanks to his strong mandate. Macron was elected French president on Sunday (May 7) with about 66 percent of the vo...
In Britain
May 7, 2017 8:09 am gmt |
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The Labour Party faces “a huge challenge” over the remainder of the general election campaign, Jeremy Corbyn says. The Labour leader told supporters yesterday’s local elections were “disappointing”. Mr Corbyn said “too many fantastic councillors” had not been...
In Britain
May 6, 2017 11:41 am gmt |
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The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have raised concerns about housing, the NHS and poverty in a general election letter to Anglican churchgoers. The three-page message urges voters to consider their Christian heritage and “obligations to future generations”. It also calls on politicia...
In Britain
May 5, 2017 9:51 am gmt |
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The European Commission said on Thursday (May 4) it has no opinion on remarks made by British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday (May 3), accusing the European Union of wilful interference in Britain’s general election campaign period. European Commission chief spokesperson Margaritis Schi...