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LONDON (Reuters) – The full extradition hearing to decide whether Wikileaks founder Julian Assange should be sent to the United States to face accusations including spying charges will take place in February next year, a London court ruled on Friday. A demonstrator holding a placard protests outside of Westminster Magistrates Court, where a case hearing
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FILE PHOTO: British Conservative Andrea Leadsom smiles during an interview with Reuters, after launching her campaign for the Conservative Party leadership, in London, Britain June 11, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/File Photo (Reuters) – The UK’s Andrea Leadsom, who was defeated in the first round of a leadership contest, is now considering supporting interior minister Sajid Javid
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FILE PHOTO: Member of parliament Chuka Umunna of Change UK appears on BBC TV’s The Andrew Marr Show in London, Britain May 19, 2019. Jeff Overs/BBC/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – A prominent former Labour Party politician, Chuka Umunna, said on Thursday he had joined the pro-European Union Liberal Democrats, barely a week after
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LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump lauded his own diplomacy on Thursday with royalty and foreign leaders, but mistakenly cast the heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, as the “Prince of Whales”. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Charles, Prince of Wales, U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump participate in an event to
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LONDON (Reuters) – WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange is due before a London court on Friday, facing the next stage of a U.S. attempt to try him on spying charges after Britain’s interior minister said he had validated the American extradition request. FILE PHOTO: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange leaves Southwark Crown Court after being sentenced in
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prince Andrew, Duke of York visits the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital to open the new Stanmore Building, in London, Britain March 21, 2019. David Mirzoeff/ Pool via REUTERS/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Prince Andrew, the second son of Queen Elizabeth, said on Wednesday he saw no reason why British businesses could not
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LONDON (Reuters) – Boris Johnson kicked off his campaign to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday with a commitment to lead Britain out of the European Union on October 31, warning his divided Conservative Party “delay means defeat”. Conservative Party leadership candidate Boris Johnson reacts during the launch of his campaign in London, Britain
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British Conservative Andrea Leadsom speaks during the launch of her campaign for the Conservative Party leadership, in London, Britain June 11, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Andrea Leadsom, one of the candidates vying to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday that the British parliament could not stop Brexit taking place on Oct.
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FILE PHOTO: Iain Duncan Smith leaves Winfield House during U.S. President Donald Trump’s state visit in London, Britain, June 4, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/File Photo (Reuters) – British Conservative Party Member of Parliament Iain Duncan Smith has decided to vote for Boris Johnson in the party leadership election to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, Duncan Smith
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LONDON (Reuters) – A host of candidates to replace Theresa May as British prime minister launched their campaigns on Monday promising to solve the turmoil of Brexit and taking shots at frontrunner Boris Johnson. May stepped down as leader of the ruling Conservative Party on Friday, having failed three times to win parliament’s support for
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