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LONDON (Reuters) – British shoppers ignored worries about an impending Brexit deadline and spent heavily in March, official data showed on Thursday, supporting the country’s sluggish economy while companies were cutting back on investment. FILE PHOTO: Shoppers are seen inside the Selfridges store on Oxford Street during the Boxing Day sales in central London, Britain
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LONDON (Reuters) – The chances that Brexit will be cancelled are now greater than the chances Britain will leave the European Union without a deal, according to economists in a Reuters poll, who again pushed back their expectations for when the Bank of England will raise interest rates. British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after
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STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) – Britain should use the next few months to “cool down and rethink” its decision to leave the European Union, the socialist candidate to head the next European Commission, Frans Timmermans, said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Frans Timmermans, the newly elected Party of European Socialists President, speaks during the Party of European
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FILE PHOTO: Nigel Farage attends the launch of the newly created ‘Brexit Party’ campaign for the European elections, in Coventry, Britain April 12, 2019. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party will top next month’s election in Britain for the European parliament with 27 percent of the vote, far ahead of Prime
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LONDON (Reuters) – Police have arrested 290 people in two days of protests after climate-change activists blocked some of London’s most important junctions including Oxford Circus and Marble Arch, causing traffic chaos. The protests, led by British climate group Extinction Rebellion, brought parts of central London to a standstill again on Tuesday. Extinction Rebellion, which
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LONDON (Reuters) – Police have arrested more than 120 people in two days of protests after climate-change activists blocked some of London’s most important junctions including Oxford Circus and Marble Arch, causing traffic chaos. The protests, led by British climate group Extinction Rebellion, brought parts of central London to a standstill again on Tuesday. Extinction
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FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – League Two – Oldham Athletic – Paul Scholes Press Conference – Boundary Park, Oldham, Britain – February 11, 2019 New Oldham Athletic manager Paul Scholes during the press conference Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine (Reuters) – Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has been charged with misconduct in relation to
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FILE PHOTO: Anti-Brexit protesters hold EU flags as they demonstrate outside the Houses of Parliament, as uncertainty over Brexit continues, in London, Britain, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes LONDON (Reuters) – The Labour Party denied a Guardian newspaper report on Tuesday that Brexit talks with Prime Minister Theresa May’s government had stalled. The newspaper had
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Climate change activists block a road during the Extinction Rebellion protest at Parliament Square in London, Britain April 16, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay LONDON (Reuters) – British police have arrested 113 people after climate change activists blocked some of London’s most famous roads including Oxford Circus, Marble Arch and Waterloo Bridge in an attempt force the
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