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No evidence of Russian meddling in Brexit votes: Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson

November 21, 2017 11:30 pm
No evidence of Russian meddling in Brexit votes: Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson

A video grab from footage broadcast by the UK parliament shows Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson as he speaks in the House of Commons in London on November 21, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has reiterated his conviction that there is “no evidence” Russia has ever […]

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UK ‘dangerously complicit’ in Saudi war on Yemen: Ex-Tory minister Andrew Mitchell

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UK ‘dangerously complicit’ in Saudi war on Yemen: Ex-Tory minister Andrew Mitchell

A handout picture provided by the Saudi Royal Palace on April 5, 2017 shows Saudi Arabia’s King Salman and British Prime Minister Theresa May. (Photo by AFP) A former Tory cabinet minister has said that the UK is being “dangerously complicit” in the Saudi war on Yemen that is “directly promoting […]

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Britain pulls out of International Court of Justice race, loses seat to India

November 20, 2017 11:30 pm
Britain pulls out of International Court of Justice race, loses seat to India

The Peace Palace in The Hague, Netherlands, which is the seat of the International Court of Justice. (Photo via Wikipedia) Britain has withdrawn its candidate from election to the UN International Court of Justice (ICJ) as he was forced into 12 rounds of run-off elections for the final remaining place […]

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UK preparing to launch US rockets into space: Report

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UK preparing to launch US rockets into space: Report

This NASA handout photo released on November 16, 2017 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, shows the gantry rolling back at Space Launch Complex 2 in preparation for the liftoff of the Joint Polar Satellite System-1, or JPSS-1, spacecraft. (Photo by AFP) The UK could soon be launching US […]

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UK preparing to launch US rockets into space: Report

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UK preparing to launch US rockets into space: Report

This NASA handout photo released on November 16, 2017 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, shows the gantry rolling back at Space Launch Complex 2 in preparation for the liftoff of the Joint Polar Satellite System-1, or JPSS-1, spacecraft. (Photo by AFP) The UK could soon be launching US […]

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British finance minister Philip Hammond slammed for claiming UK has no unemployed people

November 19, 2017 10:55 am
British finance minister Philip Hammond slammed for claiming UK has no unemployed people

Philip Hammond speaks on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show, Sunday, November 19, 2017. British finance minister Philip Hammond claims there is no unemployed person in the country, while recent studies show quite the opposite. The most recent figures show that there were 1.42 million out of work between July and September, according […]

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European Union President Donald Tusk gives UK Prime Minister Theresa May new Brexit ultimatum

November 18, 2017 12:27 am
European Union President Donald Tusk gives UK Prime Minister Theresa May new Brexit ultimatum

EU President Donald Tusk (L) and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven during a press conference in Gothenburg, Sweden, November 17, 2017. (AFP photo) European Union President Donald Tusk has warned Britain that it has two weeks to make “much more progress” on Brexit negotiations in order to begin talks by […]

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Russian President Vladimir Putin ‘threatening international order’ via hacking, espionage: UK Prime Minister Theresa May

November 14, 2017 9:30 am
Russian President Vladimir Putin ‘threatening international order’ via hacking, espionage: UK Prime Minister Theresa May

UK Prime Minister Theresa May (Photo by AFP) UK Prime Minister Theresa May has accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of “threatening the international order” through espionage and election meddling. In a strongly worded statement foreign policy speech at the Lord Mayor’s Banquet at Mansion House, May said on Monday London […]

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Nearly 40 Tory MPs say ready to oust Theresa May

November 12, 2017 2:26 am
Nearly 40 Tory MPs say ready to oust Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May (L) and her husband Philip (Photo by AFP) Nearly 40 Conservative MPs have agreed to sign a letter of no confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May, according to The Sunday Times. A vote of no confidence means that May could be forced from office and […]

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Britain is most obese country in Western Europe: Study

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Britain is most obese country in Western Europe: Study

Britain was ranked sixth-worst for obesity levels out of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s 35 member states. A new study finds that Britain is the most obese country in Western Europe and the sixth fattest nation in the world, with levels of obesity growing faster than in the […]

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