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Ireland’s Prime Minister (Taoiseach) Leo Varadkar and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson meet in Thornton Manor, Cheshire, Britain October 10, 2019. Noel Mullen/Handout via REUTERS (Reuters) – The UK is proposing a “pared-down” free trade agreement to make a deal done by the end of October, Sky news reported on Thursday, citing sources. Prime Minister
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s sluggish economy looks to have dodged recession in the run-up to its deadline for leaving the European Union this month, official data showed on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Fruit is displayed for sale inside a supermarket in London, Britain August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/File Photo Gross domestic product in the three months
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets with European Parliament President David Sassoli (not pictured), at Downing Street, in London, Britain October 8, 2019. Aaron Chown/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday urged President Donald Trump to reconsider a decision to let a U.S. diplomat’s wife use diplomatic
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FILE PHOTO: Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab speaks during the Conservative Party in Manchester, Britain, September 29, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – British foreign minister Dominic Raab will meet the parents of a teenager who was killed in a road crash involving a U.S. diplomat’s wife, Sky News reported on Wednesday. Harry Dunn, 19, died
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds a joint news conference with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte (not pictured) at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, October 2, 2019. REUTERS/Michele Tantussi LONDON (Reuters) – A Brexit campaign group apologised on Wednesday for describing German Chancellor Angela Merkel as a “kraut” who was bossing Britain about in negotiations over
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FILE PHOTO: Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney attends a conference in Paris, France, August 28, 2019. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland’s foreign minister said on Tuesday European Council President Donald Tusk was reflecting EU-wide frustration when he accused Britain of playing a “stupid blame game” over Brexit. Simon Coveney said on Twitter that
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FILE PHOTO: European Parliament President David Sassoli leaves afer a meeting with Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson, in London, Britain October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Parliament head David Sassoli said on Tuesday after meeting British Prime Minister Boris Johnson that “there has been no progress” in Brexit talks. Sassoli said Johnson
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An activist holds a sign as he stands on the roof of a car during the Extinction Rebellion protest at Trafalgar Square in London, Britain October 7, 2019. REUTERS/Marika Kochiashvili LONDON (Reuters) – London’s Metropolitan Police said on Monday it had so far arrested 267 people taking part in demonstrations organised by the climate change
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French President Emmanuel Macron addresses the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France, October 1, 2019, as part of 70th anniversary ceremonies of the council of Europe. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron urged Boris Johnson to engage in discussions swiftly with the EU’s chief negotiator, during a Sunday
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