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In this handout photo provided by the House of Commons, Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures during the first Prime Minister's Questions of the year, in the House of Commons in London, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020.
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January 09, 2020 - 10:38 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain passed a major milestone on the road to Brexit when the House of Commons on Thursday approved a bill authorizing the country’s departure from the European Union at the end of the month. Lawmakers voted by 330-231 to pass the Withdrawal Agreement Bill, which sets the terms of...
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Meghan Markle, Prince Harry
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January 08, 2020 - 11:08 am
LONDON (AP) — In a stunning declaration, Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, said they are planning “to step back” as senior members of the royal family and “work to become financially independent.” A statement issued by the couple Wednesday evening also said they intend to “balance” their...
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October 23, 2019 - 7:16 am
LONDON (AP) — Police in southeastern England said 39 people were found dead Wednesday inside a large cargo truck believed to have come from Bulgaria. The truck, which is said to have entered Britain via the Welsh port of Holyhead on Saturday, was found by ambulance workers at Waterglade Industrial...
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September 03, 2019 - 2:48 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a major defeat in Parliament on Tuesday night as rebellious lawmakers voted to seize control of the Brexit agenda. The prime minister immediately said he would call for a new general election. The 328 to 301 vote cleared the way for...
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September 03, 2019 - 10:26 am
An English boy who eats nothing but French fries, potato chips and the occasional piece of ham has been left blind due to the extreme vitamin deficiency in his diet, doctors in Britain said in a report published Tuesday. One of the doctors behind the article in the Annals of Internal Medicine...
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August 05, 2019 - 9:13 am
A French daredevil who spent years developing a jet-powered hoverboard zoomed across the English Channel on Sunday, fulfilling his quest after pulling off a tricky refuelling maneuver that had cut short his first attempt 10 days ago. Franky Zapata blasted off on his "Flyboard" from Sangatte on the...
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July 10, 2019 - 7:35 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's ambassador to the United States resigned Wednesday after being made a diplomatic nobody by President Donald Trump following the leak of the envoy's unflattering opinions about the U.S. administration. Kim Darroch said he could no longer do his job after Trump branded him a...
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June 04, 2019 - 7:34 am
Moving from pageantry to policy during his state visit to Britain, President Donald Trump on Tuesday urged embattled Prime Minister Theresa May to "stick around" to complete a U.S.-U.K. trade deal, adding to this recent chapter of uncertainty in the allies' storied relationship. The president,...
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Meghan Markle, Prince Harry
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May 28, 2019 - 4:19 pm
Has Meghan Markle bowed out of meeting President Trump? The president's itinerary for his upcoming state visit to the U.K. has been released — and the Duchess of Sussex is nowhere on it. Mr. Trump and first lady Melania Trump will have a ceremonial welcome by Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace to...
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February 12, 2019 - 2:29 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — George Clooney is frustrated by the way the media is treating Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, comparing it to how the media covered Princess Diana. Clooney told reporters the Meghan is "a woman who is seven months pregnant and she has been pursued and vilified and chased in the...
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