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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s public health service has started “significant planning” to ensure medicines are still supplied to patients if the government fails to negotiate a Brexit deal with the European Union, its head said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: An NHS logo is displayed outside a hospital in London, Britain May 14, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall
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LONDON (Reuters) – Fires on moorland outside the northern English city of Manchester intensified on Saturday, prompting authorities to declare a major incident. FILE PHOTO: Smoke rises from a grass fire on Winter Hill near Bolton, Britain, June 28, 2018. REUTERS/Ed Sykes/File Photo Hot weather and wind over the last week have sparked fires in
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain looks closer to shrugging off a weak start to 2018 that has kept Bank of England interest rates on hold, after official figures showed the services sector gathered steam in April and first-quarter economic growth was faster than thought. Visitors admire St.Paul’s Cathedral from the restaurant floor of the Tate Modern
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s housing market perked up in May but there were more signs of caution among consumers ahead of Brexit next year, Bank of England figures showed on Friday. Cranes tower above a building site for residential apartments in central London, Britain February 18, 2016. REUTERS/Toby Melville The BoE is watching for clear
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May is used to being isolated in Europe and looked to be on her own again on Thursday in Brussels as England faced Belgium at the World Cup. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May receives Belgium’s national soccer team jersey from Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel as they attend
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain must set out policies and incentives to cut more greenhouse gas emission or the taxpayer will face higher costs to meet legally-binding targets for reductions, the government’s climate advisers said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Low emission vehicles are displayed in front of Tower Bridge in London, Britain, February 23, 2017. REUTERS/Stefan
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ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece wants the Parthenon Marbles back from the British Museum, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in London on Tuesday, trying to reinvigorate a longstanding campaign for the 2,500-year-old treasures. The Parthenon Marbles, a collection of stone objects, inscriptions and sculptures, also known as the Elgin Marbles, are displayed at the British Museum
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FENNY BENTLEY, England (Reuters) – In a pub in central England, fans of toe wrestling cheered their hero as he entered the ring, rock music blaring, to defend his world title. FILE PHOTO: Alan “Nasty” Nash wears a necklace with a foot during the World Toe Wrestling championships in Ashbourne, central England June 8, 2013.
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LONDON (Reuters) – The British government and business leaders clashed in a deepening row over Brexit on Sunday after a senior minister accused companies of issuing “completely inappropriate” threats and undermining the prime minister. Britain’s Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, speaks on the BBC’s Marr Show in London, Britain June 24, 2018. Jeff Overs/BBC Handout via
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s health minister Jeremy Hunt said on Sunday it was inappropriate for businesses like Airbus [AIR.PA] to issue warnings about moving jobs because of Brexit. Britain’s Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt arrives in Downing Street, in London, May 15, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls “It was completely inappropriate for businesses to be
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