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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrives on the platform to board a train in London, Britain December 6, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/Pool LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party’s lead over the opposition Labour Party has narrowed to eight points from 10 with days to go before Britons vote in a
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Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends the launch of a general campaign poster at the Kent Showground in Detling, Kent, Britain, December 6, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/Pool LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservatives said on Friday they planned to invest 550 million pounds in grassroots soccer as part of plans for a bid
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party wrote to the head of the BBC on Thursday to complain about its coverage of campaigning ahead of next week’s election, accusing the publicly-funded broadcaster of bias. FILE PHOTO: Leader of the Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn leaves the BBC Headquarters after appearing on the Andrew Marr show in
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Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits John Smedley Mill in Matlock, Derbyshire, Britain December 5, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/Pool MATLOCK, England (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday that the possibility of not reaching a post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union by the end of 2020 “simply will not happen”. Johnson has
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LONDON (Reuters) – Peter Hargreaves, one of Britain’s wealthiest men and the second-biggest donor to the 2016 campaign to leave the European Union, has donated 1 million pounds ($1.28 million) to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s party ahead of next week’s election. FILE PHOTO: Peter Hargreaves, the co-founder of stockbroker Hargreaves Lansdown, poses at his home
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Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks outside University of London, in London, Britain December 3, 2019. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s foreign minister said on Thursday that he hopes Jeremy Corbyn loses next week’s British election, citing allegations of anti-Semitism buffeting the Labour Party leader. “I won’t meddle in internal elections but
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U.S. first lady Melania Trump prepares Christmas decorations with children as she visits the Salvation Army Clapton centre, as the NATO summit takes place in Watford, in London, Britain, December 4, 2019. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. First Lady Melania Trump was greeted by dozens of school children in northeast London on Wednesday when
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain holds an election on Dec. 12, a political gamble by Prime Minister Boris Johnson who sees it as his best chance to break the deadlock in parliament over Brexit. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits a Christmas market in Salisbury, Britain, December 3, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/Pool The parties are
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CANTERBURY, England (Reuters) – Caroline Hegey and Emma Kelland both want to stop Brexit but will back different parties in the medieval city of Canterbury when they vote in Britain’s election next week. Rosie Duffield, the Labour Party candidate for Canterbury, and Emily Thornberry, Labour candidate for Islington South and Shadow Foreign Secretary, meet activists
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LONDON (Reuters) – The 28-year-old British man who killed two people in a stabbing spree on London Bridge before police shot him dead had been released from prison after a previous conviction for terrorism offences, prompting political recriminations ahead of an election. Wearing a fake suicide vest and wielding knives, Usman Khan went on the
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday it would be “best” if U.S. President Donald Trump does not get involved in Britain’s election when he visits London for a NATO summit next week. FILE PHOTO: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and U.S. President Donald Trump talk to reporters during a bilateral meeting
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FILE PHOTO: People shopping on Oxford Street in central London, Britain, December 20, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – British consumer confidence remained stuck at its joint-lowest level since 2013 in November as uncertainty around the Dec. 12 election and Brexit weighed on households, a survey showed on Friday. Market research firm GfK said its
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