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    Brexit breakthrough possible within days: UK minister

    Brexit breakthrough possible within days: UK minister


    Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond said on Thursday there had been "some movement" by the European Union that could lead to a breakthrough in Brexit talks in "the next few days". Hammond said progress in the ongoing negotiations could result in a...

    Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond said on Thursday there had been "some movement" by the European Union that could lead to a breakthrough in Brexit talks in "the next few days". Hammond said progress in the ongoing negotiations could result in a fresh vote next week on prime minister Theresa May's EU divorce deal, which was rejected by lawmakers last month.
    Britain admits warship threat upset China

    Britain admits warship threat upset China


    When asked directly on BBC radio if the relationship had been damaged by Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson's threat to deploy a new aircraft carrier to the Pacific, finance minister Philip Hammond said: "It is a complex relationship and it hasn't been...

    When asked directly on BBC radio if the relationship had been damaged by Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson's threat to deploy a new aircraft carrier to the Pacific, finance minister Philip Hammond said: "It is a complex relationship and it hasn't been made simpler by Chinese concerns about royal navy deployments in the South China Sea."
    Britain strips citizenship from jihadist ISIS bride

    Britain strips citizenship from jihadist ISIS bride


    UK home secretary Sajid Javid has revoked the British citizenship of an ISIS bride who has been found in a Syrian refugee camp as the so-called “Caliphate” enters its final...

    UK home secretary Sajid Javid has revoked the British citizenship of an ISIS bride who has been found in a Syrian refugee camp as the so-called “Caliphate” enters its final days.
    UK politics fractures further as 3 Conservatives defect

    UK politics fractures further as 3 Conservatives defect


    Cracks in Britain's political party system yawned wider Wednesday, as three pro-European lawmakers quit the governing Conservatives to join a newly formed centrist group of independents who are opposed to the government's plan for Britain's departure...

    Cracks in Britain's political party system yawned wider Wednesday, as three pro-European lawmakers quit the governing Conservatives to join a newly formed centrist group of independents who are opposed to the government's plan for Britain's departure from the European Union.
    Teenager who joined ISIS in Syria to lose UK citizenship

    Teenager who joined ISIS in Syria to lose UK citizenship


    Shamima Begum, a teenager who left London when she was aged 15 to join Islamic State in Syria, has had her British citizenship revoked. She gave birth to a son at the weekend and was discovered in a refugee camp in Syria by a London Times journalist...

    Shamima Begum, a teenager who left London when she was aged 15 to join Islamic State in Syria, has had her British citizenship revoked. She gave birth to a son at the weekend and was discovered in a refugee camp in Syria by a London Times journalist earlier this month. Now aged 19, she has told reporters she wants to return to Britain.
    Britain likely to delay Brexit: Former EU Chief Barroso

    Britain likely to delay Brexit: Former EU Chief Barroso


    Britain is likely to delay Brexit and not leave the European Union in March, former EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said, adding the bloc would likely accept a request to extension to sort out the details of...

    Britain is likely to delay Brexit and not leave the European Union in March, former EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said, adding the bloc would likely accept a request to extension to sort out the details of departure.
    Seven lawmakers quit UK Labour Party citing Brexit 'betrayal', anti-Semitism

    Seven lawmakers quit UK Labour Party citing Brexit 'betrayal', anti-Semitism


    United by a desire for a second referendum on Britain's decision to leave the European Union, now that the likely terms of the divorce are known, they acknowledged that their move would not change the arithmetic in parliament, where there is as yet no...

    United by a desire for a second referendum on Britain's decision to leave the European Union, now that the likely terms of the divorce are known, they acknowledged that their move would not change the arithmetic in parliament, where there is as yet no majority for such a so-called "People's Vote".
    UK lawmakers slam Facebook, recommend stiffer regulation

    UK lawmakers slam Facebook, recommend stiffer regulation


    British lawmakers issued a scathing report Monday that accused Facebook of intentionally violating privacy and anti-competition laws in the UK, and called for greater oversight of social media companies. The report also accuses CEO Mark Zuckerberg of...

    British lawmakers issued a scathing report Monday that accused Facebook of intentionally violating privacy and anti-competition laws in the UK, and called for greater oversight of social media companies. The report also accuses CEO Mark Zuckerberg of showing contempt for the UK Parliament by declining numerous invitations to appear before the committee.
    Royal split: Princes William and Harry prepare to go separate ways

    Royal split: Princes William and Harry prepare to go separate ways


    The princes, grandsons of Queen Elizabeth II, are expected to create separate "courts" before the birth of Prince Harry's first child, due in April or May. Until now they operated via what was referred to as a joint royal household but now they will...

    The princes, grandsons of Queen Elizabeth II, are expected to create separate "courts" before the birth of Prince Harry's first child, due in April or May. Until now they operated via what was referred to as a joint royal household but now they will carve out more distinctive roles for themselves.
    EU flags come down in Brexit Britain

    EU flags come down in Brexit Britain


    Flying Colours, which makes flags for Britain's royal palaces, has seen EU flag orders drop by 90 percent since the country voted to leave the bloc in 2016. "We've certainly seen a fall," Andy Ormrod, director of the factory in North Knaresborough in...

    Flying Colours, which makes flags for Britain's royal palaces, has seen EU flag orders drop by 90 percent since the country voted to leave the bloc in 2016. "We've certainly seen a fall," Andy Ormrod, director of the factory in North Knaresborough in Yorkshire, told AFP.
    Indians protest British foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt's

    Indians protest British foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt's "India-administered Kashmir" phrase


    “Shocked by today’s senseless and brutal act of terror in India-administered Kashmir. I offer my sincere condolences to the victims’ families. We stand with India,” Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office had...

    “Shocked by today’s senseless and brutal act of terror in India-administered Kashmir. I offer my sincere condolences to the victims’ families. We stand with India,” Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office had tweeted.
    British opposition leader to meet EU Brexit negotiator

    British opposition leader to meet EU Brexit negotiator


    "Mr Barnier's door is always open," an EU spokesman said, confirming a report that Corbyn would travel to European Union headquarters on Thursday. Britain is due to leave the EU on March 29, but Prime Minister Theresa May is struggling to persuade...

    "Mr Barnier's door is always open," an EU spokesman said, confirming a report that Corbyn would travel to European Union headquarters on Thursday. Britain is due to leave the EU on March 29, but Prime Minister Theresa May is struggling to persuade parliament to back a divorce deal.
    British opposition leader to meet EU Brexit negotiator

    British opposition leader to meet EU Brexit negotiator


    The leader of Britain's opposition Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn, will visit Brussels next week for talks with EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier. "Mr Barnier's door is always open," an EU spokesman said, confirming a report that Corbyn would travel to...

    The leader of Britain's opposition Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn, will visit Brussels next week for talks with EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier. "Mr Barnier's door is always open," an EU spokesman said, confirming a report that Corbyn would travel to European Union headquarters on Thursday.
    UK says Brexit defeat in parliament 'a hiccup'

    UK says Brexit defeat in parliament 'a hiccup'


    MPs on Thursday night rejected by 303 votes to 258 a motion expressing support for Prime Minister Theresa May as she seeks changes to the Irish "backstop" in her Brexit...

    MPs on Thursday night rejected by 303 votes to 258 a motion expressing support for Prime Minister Theresa May as she seeks changes to the Irish "backstop" in her Brexit deal.
    May suffers another damaging defeat in Brexit saga

    May suffers another damaging defeat in Brexit saga


    The House of Commons rejected a government motion intended to express MPs' support for May as she continues an 11th-hour bid to renegotiate her Brexit deal with the EU. Hardline eurosceptics in her Conservative party abstained from voting on the...

    The House of Commons rejected a government motion intended to express MPs' support for May as she continues an 11th-hour bid to renegotiate her Brexit deal with the EU. Hardline eurosceptics in her Conservative party abstained from voting on the government's non-binding motion, which they believed raised the chances of avoiding a no-deal Brexit.
    UK's May faces another damaging defeat in Brexit saga

    UK's May faces another damaging defeat in Brexit saga


    Parliament will hold a symbolic vote calling for May to renegotiate her deal's unpopular "backstop" provision and also to rule out leaving the European Union without a deal, as agreed in House of Commons votes last month. But eurosceptics in the...

    Parliament will hold a symbolic vote calling for May to renegotiate her deal's unpopular "backstop" provision and also to rule out leaving the European Union without a deal, as agreed in House of Commons votes last month. But eurosceptics in the Conservative party's European Research Group (ERG) could abstain from the vote, threatening defeat for May.