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LONDON (Reuters) – Leaving the European Union without a divorce deal could increase Britons’ mobile phone roaming charges, upset data sharing and force motorists to get an international licence to drive in Europe, the government told the public and businesses on Thursday. Pro-EU demonstrators protest outside parliament in Westminster London, Britain, September 13, 2018. REUTERS/Henry
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LONDON (Reuters) – The number of people convicted for terrorism offences in Britain rose to the highest level since data collection began in 2009, figures published on Thursday showed. Britain is on its second-highest threat level – “severe” – meaning an attack is considered highly likely. Last year there were five major incidents classified as
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LONDON (Reuters) – House prices in London fell last month at the fastest pace since April but there were strong gains away from southern England, giving a broadly flat picture overall, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Terraced houses are seen in Primrose Hill, London, Britain September 24, 2017. REUTERS/Eddie
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PARIS (Reuters) – Talks between French and British fisherman over rights to catch scallops have ended in failure, France’s agriculture ministry said on Wednesday, raising the risk of further tensions at sea. FILE PHOTO: French Agriculture Minister Stephane Travert arrives for a meeting with young French farmers at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, February
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LONDON (Reuters) – About 50 Brexit-supporting lawmakers in British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government have met to discuss how and when they could force her out of her job, the BBC reported on Wednesday. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May makes a speech at the Zero Emission Vehicle Summit at the ICC in Birmingham September 11,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will introduce legislation on Wednesday for agricultural policy after it leaves the European Union that will link support for farmers to the provision of public benefits such as tackling climate change or preserving beautiful landscapes. FILE PHOTO: Michael Gove the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs speaks during
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LONDON (Reuters) – A plan by eurosceptics in Prime Minister Theresa May’s party to publish an alternative plan for the United Kingdom’s future relationship with the European Union has fallen apart, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Brexit campaigner Jacob Rees-Mogg talks to the media outside the Houses of Parliament after David Davis
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain reeled off its fastest economic growth for nearly a year in the three months to July thanks to strong consumer spending lifted by the World Cup and unusually warm weather, official figures showed on Monday. People enjoy the beach, as Liverpool’s skyline is seen in the background, in New Brighton, Britain,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Former Foreign Minister Boris Johnson launched a two-pronged attack on Britain’s government on Sunday, criticising suggestions it may increase taxes to fund services and its management of a high-speed rail project. FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson delivers a speech on Brexit at the Policy Exchange in central London,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Former Foreign Minister Boris Johnson launched a two-pronged attack on Britain’s government on Sunday, criticising suggestions it may increase taxes to fund services and its management of a high-speed rail project. FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson delivers a speech on Brexit at the Policy Exchange in central London,
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LONDON (Reuters) – British interior minister Sajid Javid said on Sunday that the prime minister’s so-called Chequers plan was the only one on the table with the European Union, suggesting that Theresa May is not planning to succumb to pressure to change tack over Brexit. Britain’s Home Secretary Sajid Javid arrives in Downing Street, London,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain must focus on moving forward with Prime Minister Theresa May’s plans to leave the European Union, housing minister James Brokenshire said on Sunday, after her proposals were criticised by her former foreign minister. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Secretary of State for Northern Ireland James Brokenshire arrives in Downing Street, London, November 21,
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