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Alex Fraser

Alternative Brexit conference shows threat to May from party rebels

02 Oct 2018

BIRMINGHAM, England A day after Prime Minister Theresa May urged her party to use their annual conference to unite behind her Brexit plans, rebel members of parliament were running out of patience with her decision to proceed with proposals many feel do not make a clean enough break from the EU.

Paul McCartney rocks the Cavern at surprise Liverpool gig

27 Jul 2018

LIVERPOOL Paul McCartney delighted fans on Thursday with a surprise intimate gig at the Cavern Club, the cellar venue in Liverpool where The Beatles made their name more than 50 years ago. | Video

We love Donald Trump - U.S. president's UK fans look forward to visit, denounce protests

06 Jul 2018

LONDON Tens of thousands of protesters are expected to turn out against Donald Trump when he visits Britain next week but some believe the protests are an embarrassment and that the U.S. president deserves a warm welcome.

UK demands Russia explain nerve attack after two more people struck down

06 Jul 2018

AMESBURY, England Britain demanded on Thursday that Russia provide details about the Novichok nerve agent attack on a former double agent and his daughter after two British citizens were struck down with the same poison. | Video

Meghan Markle's father overshadows her wedding to Prince Harry

16 May 2018

WINDSOR, England Meghan Markle's father overshadowed his daughter's wedding to Prince Harry by sowing confusion about whether he would walk her down the aisle or snub the British royal family by pulling out of the intricately planned celebration at the last minute. | Video

Meghan Markle's father overshadows wedding to Prince Harry

16 May 2018

WINDSOR, England, May 16 Meghan Markle's father overshadowed his daughter's wedding to Prince Harry by sowing confusion about whether he would walk her down the aisle or snub the British royal family by pulling out of the intricately planned celebration at the last minute.

The media are agog but are Britons really bothered about royal wedding?

14 May 2018

ETON, England Drinking pints in a traditional English pub in the genteel town of Eton under swathes of red, white and blue bunting, locals say Saturday's wedding of Prince Harry and his American fiancee Meghan Markle is going to be a massive event. Others are not so sure.

Inspectors analyse toxin used on Russian spy, EU backs Britain

19 Mar 2018

SALISBURY, England Inspectors from the world's chemical weapons watchdog on Monday began examining the poison used to strike down a former Russian double agent in England, in an attack that London blames on Moscow. | Video

Salisbury locals angered at UK delay in nerve-agent warnings

12 Mar 2018

SALISBURY, England Worried residents in Salisbury said on Monday it was inexcusable that the authorities had taken so long to issue a health warning after a former Russian spy was attacked with a nerve agent in the city.

Salisbury locals angered at UK delay in nerve-agent warnings

12 Mar 2018

SALISBURY, England Worried residents in Salisbury said on Monday it was inexcusable that the authorities had taken so long to issue a health warning after a former Russian spy was attacked with a nerve agent in the city.

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