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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s economy looks on track to grow at its fastest rate since the tail end of 2016, according to an estimate from the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Construction workers work on a Taylor Wimpey housing estate in Aylesbury, Britain, February 7, 2017. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh/File
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LONDON (Reuters) – A stray cat that wandered into a London cathedral a decade ago has been immortalised in the building’s stone renovations, the first addition in 200 years. ‘Doorkins Magnificat’, affectionately named after the door she entered in Southwark Cathedral and a song sung in the church, has had her face carved in stone
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LONDON/GENEVA (Reuters) – The prospect of a “no-deal Brexit” appears to have grown after the European Union’s negotiator rejected last month central elements of Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposals for a new trade agreement. FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron meets with British Prime Minister Theresa May at the Fort de Bregancon in Bormes-les-Mimosas, France,
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EDINBURGH (Reuters) – Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon accused the British government of “talking-up” a no-deal Brexit, making it more likely the United Kingdom will just drop out of the European Union at great cost to the economy. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May greets Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon outside 10 Downing Street in London, November
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LONDON (Reuters) – The deputy leader of Britain’s opposition Labour Party increased pressure on its leader, Jeremy Corbyn, over anti-Semitism on Sunday, saying the party could “disappear into a vortex of eternal shame” unless he tackled a growing crisis. The Leader of Britain’s opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn (L), and deputy leader, Tom Watson, listen
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LONDON (Reuters) – British trade minister Liam Fox said “intransigence” from the European Union was pushing Britain towards a no-deal Brexit, in an interview published on Saturday by the Sunday Times. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox leaves Downing Street in Westminster, London, Britain, July 18, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay With
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TOKYO (Reuters) – The British Navy’s flagship amphibious assault ship HMS Albion arrived in Tokyo on Friday extending Britain’s naval presence in East Asia to four months as London deepens military ties in a region it considers vital to global security and economic prosperity as it exits the European Union. HMS Albion, a British Royal
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