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People wear protective face masks in St. Mark’s Square after the last days of Venice Carnival were cancelled due to coronavirus, in Venice, Italy February 24, 2020. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri LONDON (Reuters) – Britain said on Tuesday that people who had visited northern Italy should self isolate if they had any flu-like symptoms after Europe’s worst
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Britain’s Secretary of State of Defence Ben Wallace leaves Downing Street 10 in London, Britain February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s defence minister Ben Wallace announced on Tuesday the start of a programme to replace the country’s nuclear deterrent. “To ensure the government maintains an effective deterrent throughout the commission of the
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LONDON (Reuters) – Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg met Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai at Britain’s University of Oxford on Tuesday and posed for a photo together. Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg meets Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai at University of Oxford in Oxford, Britain, February 25, 2020 in this picture obtained from
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LONDON (Reuters) – Tesco, Britain’s biggest supermarket group, is to restructure the bakery operations of its larger stores, with fewer products to be baked in-store, putting 1,816 workers at risk of redundancy, it said on Tuesday. A bakery employee pushes a cart with loaves of bread past a towel display at a Tesco Extra supermarket
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LONDON (Reuters) – Julian Assange appeared before a British court on Monday to fight an extradition request from the United States which wants to put the 48-year-old on trial for hacking government computers and violating an espionage law. FILE PHOTO: WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange leaves Westminster Magistrates Court in London, Britain January 13, 2020. REUTERS/Simon
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has full confidence in his interior minister, Priti Patel, and she has a “strong” working relationship with the main domestic intelligence agency MI5, a spokesman for Johnson said on Monday. “The PM has full confidence in the Home Secretary (interior minister) and the vital work she is
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LONDON (Reuters) – British intelligence took the unusual step on Monday of denying a newspaper report that the main domestic spy agency, MI5, had withheld information from the interior minister because some spies did not trust her. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Home Secretary Priti Patel leaves Downing Street in London, Britain February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File
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