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LONDON (Reuters) – British police are to start operational use of live facial recognition (LFR) cameras in London, despite warnings over privacy from rights groups and concerns expressed by the government’s own surveillance watchdog. FILE PHOTO: A surveillance camera is seen in the Kings Cross area in London, Britain, August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay First
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FILE PHOTO: A view of the Houses of Parliament during the general election in London, Britain, December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay LONDON (Reuters) – The bill implementing Britain’s exit deal with the European Union officially became law on Thursday ahead of the country’s departure from the bloc next week. The legislation passed its final parliamentary
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Britain’s Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge arrives at Ely & Caerau Children’s Centre in Cardiff, Britain, January 22, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) – Britain’s duchess Kate, the wife of Prince William, began a 24-hour tour on Tuesday to launch a survey of people’s views on bringing up children, as the royals carry on with
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Britain’s Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, visits Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum, in Birmingham, Britain January 21, 2020. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh/Pool BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) – Britain’s duchess Kate, the wife of Prince William, began a 24-hour tour on Tuesday to launch a survey of people’s views on bringing up children, as the royals carry on with official duties
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Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks at the UK-Africa Investment Summit in London, Britain January 20, 2020. Matt Dunham/Pool LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will introduce tougher jail sentences for convicted terrorists and will end early release as part of a series of measures to strengthen its response to terrorism, the government said on Tuesday. Prime
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson reacts during a Prime Minister’s Questions session in the House of Commons, in London, Britain January 15, 2020. ©UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government was defeated in parliament on Monday for the first time since a December election, with the
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Merchandise depicting Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, are seen on display in a souvenir shop near Buckingham Palace in London, Britain, January 19, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry said on Sunday it brought him great sadness that he had to leave his royal duties after agreeing with Queen
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will no longer be working members of Britain’s monarchy, will forgo public funds and will repay money spent on refurbishing their cottage west of London as they embark on an independent future, Buckingham Palace said on Saturday. Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, Duchess of
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Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks in the Stormont Parliament Buildings in Belfast, Northern Ireland, January 13, 2020. Liam McBurney/Pool via REUTERS (Reuters) – Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson is preparing to impose new restrictions on low-skilled migrants moving to Britain on the first day after the Brexit transition period ends in December, the Telegraph
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will not automatically deport European Union citizens who have not applied for the right to remain in the country after Brexit, European Parliament Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Guy Verhofstadt, the EU Parliament’s Brexit steering group coordinator, speaks during a debate on Brexit at the European Parliament
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Labour Party needs to do more to promote aspiration and look more like a government-in-waiting, the party’s business spokeswoman, Rebecca Long-Bailey, said when she formally launched her leadership campaign on Friday. FILE PHOTO: British Labour Party MP Rebecca Long-Bailey speaks at the Labour party annual conference in Brighton, Britain September 24,
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FILE PHOTO: Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, speaks at a Bank of England Financial Stability Report news conference in London, Britain December 16, 2019. Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Outgoing Bank of England Governor Mark Carney will advise Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the run-up to a major United
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Spain’s Foreign Minister Arancha Gonzalez Laya arrives to attend the first cabinet meeting at the Moncloa Palace in Madrid, Spain, January 14, 2020. REUTERS/Susana Vera MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s newly appointed Foreign Minister Arancha Gonzalez said on Tuesday her country intends to weigh on the talks between the European Union and London to define post-Brexit
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