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UK Prime Minister Theresa May calls for security treaty with European Union by end of 2019

February 17, 2018 12:57 am
UK Prime Minister Theresa May calls for security treaty with European Union by end of 2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May gives a speech during the Munich Security Conference on February 17, 2018 in Munich, Germany. (AFP photo) UK Prime Minister Theresa May has called for a new security partnership with the European Union that should be in place by next year to ensure military, intelligence […]

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British politician Nigel Farage warns ‘Brexit betrayal’ would plunge UK into crisis

February 12, 2018 2:11 am
British politician Nigel Farage warns ‘Brexit betrayal’ would plunge UK into crisis

British politician Nigel Farage speaks at a campaign event for Republican candidate for the US Senate in Alabama Roy Moore, on September 25, 2017, in Alabama. (Getty Images) Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage has warned that if UK Prime Minister Theresa May allows Brexit to be halted by supporters of European […]

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Oxfam’s deputy chief executive Penny Lawrence resigns over sex scandal in Haiti

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Oxfam’s deputy chief executive Penny Lawrence resigns over sex scandal in Haiti

Oxfam’s chief executive Mark Goldring (L) and Oxfam’s chair of trustees Caroline Thomson leave the Department for International Development (DFID) in central London on February 12, 2018. (Photo by AFP) The deputy chief executive of Oxfam, Penny Lawrence, has resigned over the involvement of the British charity group’s workers in […]

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Thousands of websites infected by crypto mining malware: Security researchers

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Thousands of websites infected by crypto mining malware: Security researchers

Representation of the Bitcoin virtual currency standing on the PC motherboard is seen in this illustration picture, February 3, 2018. (Photo by Reuters) Thousands of websites around the world, including many operated by governments, have been infected by hackers using the sites’ computing power to “mine” cryptocurrencies, security researchers say. […]

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Queen-led Church of England faces 3,300 sexual abuse allegations

February 11, 2018 1:18 pm
Queen-led Church of England faces 3,300 sexual abuse allegations

File photo of the Assembly Hall of Church House in London during a meeting of the Church of England’s general synod. A senior Church of England bishop has revealed that the Anglican Communion led by Queen Elizabeth II is facing more than 3,300 sexual abuse allegations before an independent inquiry […]

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Thousands march in London to protest government inaction on NHS crisis, budget cuts

February 4, 2018 12:43 am
Thousands march in London to protest government inaction on NHS crisis, budget cuts

Thousands of people in British capital of London have braved cold weather and rain to march on Downing Street demanding an end to the persisting crisis affecting the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) and challenging Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to adequately fund the NHS. Londoners waged the massive protest march […]

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Court of Appeal in the United Kingdom ruled the government’s mass surveillance powers as ‘unlawful’

January 31, 2018 6:38 pm
Court of Appeal in the United Kingdom ruled the government’s mass surveillance powers as ‘unlawful’

A businessman stands and speaks on his mobile phone outside the Bank of England in London on March 29, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The Court of Appeal in the United Kingdom has ruled the government’s mass surveillance program for spying on internet use and phone records of the British people […]

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European Union threatens members France, Germany, Britain with court action over pollution

January 30, 2018 10:01 am
European Union threatens members France, Germany, Britain with court action over pollution

EU Environment Commissioner Karmenu Vella addresses a press conference on the environment implementation review at European Commission in Brussels, February 6, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The European Union (EU) has threatened to take top air-polluting members France, Germany, and Britain to court if they fail to heed a final warning […]

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UK will not hold a second EU referendum: Theresa May spokesman

January 11, 2018 2:18 am
UK will not hold a second EU referendum: Theresa May spokesman

UK Prime Minister Theresa May UK Prime Minister Theresa May will not hold a second referendum on Britain’s exit from the European Union, amid growing calls for a new vote on Brexit. “We will not be having a second referendum,” May’s spokesman said Thursday. Earlier, leading Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage […]

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UK Prime Minister Theresa May shakes up cabinet in New Year reshuffle, Boris Johnson survives

January 9, 2018 3:09 am
UK Prime Minister Theresa May shakes up cabinet in New Year reshuffle, Boris Johnson survives

British Secretary for Foreign Affairs Boris Johnson (L) and British Prime Minister Theresa May (AFP file photo) UK Prime Minister Theresa May has changed the lineup of her ministers in an attempt to reunify her cabinet before the next phase of the Brexit talks with the European Union, but there are […]

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BBC’s Carrie Gracie resigns over ‘secretive and illegal’ pay culture

January 8, 2018 1:14 am
BBC’s Carrie Gracie resigns over ‘secretive and illegal’ pay culture

File photo of Carrie Gracie One of the BBC’s most senior journalists has resigned from her post, accusing the British broadcaster of having a “secretive and illegal” pay structure. “With great regret, I have left my post as China Editor to speak out publicly on a crisis of trust at […]

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UK snow storm bring power outages, travel disruption

December 28, 2017 6:00 am
UK snow storm bring power outages, travel disruption

Heavy snow and ice have disrupted road and air travel in parts of the UK and left thousands of homes without power. (AFP photo) Britain suffered power outages and travel disruption Wednesday, with flights delayed because of brief runway closures as adverse weather swamped the country. More than 73,000 homes […]

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British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn ‘eating healthy’ to be able to run in 2022 UK general election

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British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn ‘eating healthy’ to be able to run in 2022 UK general election

UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn (Photo by AFP) UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says he is taking all steps necessary to lead his party into the 2022 general election, including maintaining a healthy diet. “We’ve got lots of energy. I’ve got loads of energy. I’m fine, I eat porridge every […]

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UK government pleads with Prince Harry not to invite Barack Obama to his wedding

December 27, 2017 11:30 pm
UK government pleads with Prince Harry not to invite Barack Obama to his wedding

Meghan Markle (L) and Prince Harry attend Christmas Day Church service at Church of St Mary Magdalene on December 25, 2017 in King’s Lynn, England. (Getty images) The UK government has expressed concern over the attendance of former US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle to Prince Harry’s wedding. […]

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Brexit has already damaged Britain’s global brand: Sir Martin Sorrell

December 25, 2017 11:50 pm
Brexit has already damaged Britain’s global brand: Sir Martin Sorrell

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May (L) and Polish counterpart Mateusz Morawiecki walk past the honour guard during a welcoming ceremony in Warsaw on December 21, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Britain’s referendum to leave the European Union has already damaged the country’s “global brand,” says Sir Martin Sorrell, the head of […]

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