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October 1, 2017 7:50 am gmt |
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Former U.S. President Barack Obama got into the spirit of the Invictus Games with Briton’s Prince Harry on Friday (September 30) as he joined the Royal to watch a game of wheelchair basketball in Toronto, Canada. Obama and Prince Harry were also joined by Obama’s former vice president, Jo...
In Britain
September 29, 2017 9:40 am gmt |
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Amid Saudi threats, Britain is trying to throw a wrench into a new attempt at the UN Human Rights Council to establish an independent international inquiry into the war crimes being committed by Riyadh and its allies in their war against Yemen. David Mepham, Human Rights Watch’s UK director, said the...
In Britain
September 28, 2017 11:48 am gmt |
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A cliff-edge Brexit is at risk of becoming a reality under Prime Minister Theresa May, the leader of Britain’s main opposition party said on Wednesday (September 27, 2017), adding only Labour could win a good deal with the European Union. Corbyn spoke at the end of the four-day annual Labour co...
In Britain
September 25, 2017 5:08 am gmt |
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Hundreds of anti-Brexit campaigners have descended on the Labor Party annual conference Sunday in Brighton to demand a U-turn on European Union (EU) withdrawal. Protesters waving EU flags have gathered on the Brighton waterfront to urge the Labor leader Jeremy Corbyn to “get real” and sta...
In Britain
September 24, 2017 10:29 am gmt |
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Prince Harry met with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Saturday (September 23) on the sidelines of his visit to Canada for the Invictus Games. Harry, 33, who is fifth in line to the British throne, set up the Invictus Games three years ago. More than 550 injured and wounded servicemen and wo...
In Britain
September 24, 2017 5:36 am gmt |
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Six people have been injured in Stratford, east London, in a reported acid attack. Police were called to Stratford Centre, opposite Westfield, just before 20:00 BST, following an “altercation” between two groups of males where a noxious substance was thrown. Ambulance crews treated six ma...
In Britain
September 23, 2017 10:38 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Theresa May called on Friday for Britain to stay in the European Union’s single market during a roughly two-year transition out of the EU while offering concessions as she appealed for a revival of Brexit negotiations. In a speech in a 14th century church in Florence, May spent much of...
In Britain
September 22, 2017 11:59 am gmt |
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The European Union wants clear commitments from Britain to clear up uncertainties over the terms of its exit from the bloc, the EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier said as he visited Rome on Thursday (September 21). Barnier told the Italian parliament he was looking forward in a “constru...
In America
September 21, 2017 8:32 am gmt |
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U.S. President Donald Trump met with British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday (September 20) on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly. “We’ll be doing a lot of trading with the United Kingdom, and we look forward to it,” said Trump. May added that the defense relationshi...
In Britain
September 20, 2017 9:13 am gmt |
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British Prime Minister Theresa May hosted a meeting to discuss measures to combat forced labour and human trafficking, and met with the Korean President Moon Jae-in on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday (September 19). Ivanka Trump, U.S. President Donald Trump’s dau...
In Britain
September 18, 2017 11:19 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Theresa May is due to travel to Canada to discuss plans for a post-Brexit trade deal. She said the two countries held “shared values” ahead of meeting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Mrs May is also expected to raise a trade dispute that could threaten aerospace job...
In Britain
September 18, 2017 10:56 am gmt |
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Former England captain Wayne Rooney pleaded guilty to a drink-driving charge at Stockport Magistrates’ Court on Monday (September 18). The Everton forward was handed a two-year driving ban and was ordered to do 100 hours of unpaid work as part of a one-year community order. Rooney was also told...
In Britain
September 17, 2017 12:23 pm gmt |
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A man who beat his estranged wife’s new Sri Lankan boyfriend to death has been jailed for life in the UK, the BBC reported. Suren Sivananthan, 32, was found dead near the Co-op in St Leger Drive, Great Linford, Milton Keynes, on 21 January. A jury convicted Gnanachandran Balachandran, 38, from Milton...
In Britain
September 17, 2017 11:14 am gmt |
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Armed police patrolled through Euston train station in central London, on Saturday (September 16), a day after a bomb on a commuter underground train injured 30 people, which led to Britain’s threat level being raised to “critical”. The home-made bomb shot flames through a train car...
In Britain
September 17, 2017 4:15 am gmt |
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Britain lifted its national security threat level to critical from severe on Friday (September 15), meaning an attack is expected, after a bomb on a London commuter train injured 29 people. Prime Minister Theresa May said in a televised statement that armed police and members of the military would be...