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LONDON (Reuters) – A civil disobedience campaign that prompted the British parliament to declare a climate emergency has galvanized environmental activists around the globe by showing how rapidly disruptive tactics can force politicians to listen. FILE PHOTO: A climate change activist with her body painted demonstrates around Parliament Square during the Extinction Rebellion protest in
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LONDON (Reuters) – The British government’s inquiry into the disclosure of secret information relating to Chinese telecoms company Huawei was needed to ensure the integrity of national security discussions, cabinet office minister David Lidington said on Thursday. Prime Minister Theresa May fired her defense minister Gavin Williamson on Wednesday over a leak from a meeting
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LONDON (Reuters) – English voters are expected to use local government elections on Thursday to punish Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party over its failure to deliver Brexit, revealing a divided and dissatisfied electorate. British Prime Minister Theresa May visits the Leisure Box while on the local elections campaign in Brierfield, Lancashire, Britain April 25,
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FILE PHOTO: British opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn holds the Political Declaration, setting out the framework for the future UK-EU relations, at his office in the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain April 2, 2019. Stefan Rousseau/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s main opposition Labour Party meets on Tuesday to hammer out
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EDINBURGH (Reuters) – Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s plans to lead her nation to independence from the United Kingdom have been muddled by Brexit, but the whirlwind at the centre of British politics may yet advance her cause. FILE PHOTO: A Scottish flag flies between British Union Jack flag and European Union flag outside the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, Scotland, Britain,
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BEIJING (Reuters) – Britain must get to the bottom of the leak of confidential discussions during a top-level security meeting about the role of China’s Huawei Technologies in 5G network supply chains, Chancellor Philip Hammond said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: A surveillance camera is seen in front of the Huawei logo outside its factory campus
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