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Brexit celebrations approved to mark UK's last moments in the EU

15 Jan 2020

LONDON Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has won his bid to hold a party on Brexit night in front of parliament with speeches, music and possibly the chimes of the Big Ben bell on the day when Britain is due to leave the European Union.

Johnson proposes crowdfunding to allow Big Ben to bong for Brexit

14 Jan 2020

LONDON British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday proposed a crowdfunding campaign to allow Big Ben bell in parliament’s famous clock tower to ring out when Britain is due to leave the European Union. | Video

Prince Harry and Meghan the 'half royals': how will it work?

09 Jan 2020

LONDON Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have announced they will step back from senior roles in the royal family - a move that raises questions about how they will earn an income, who will pay for their security, and what their new positions will involve. | Video

Explainer: Prince Harry and Meghan the 'half royals' - how will it work?

09 Jan 2020

LONDON Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have announced they will step back from senior roles in the royal family - a move that raises questions about how they will earn an income, who will pay for their security, and what their new positions will involve. | Video

Explainer: Prince Harry and Meghan the 'half royals' - how will it work?

09 Jan 2020

LONDON Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have announced they will step back from senior roles in the royal family - a move that raises questions about how they will earn an income, who will pay for their security, and what their new positions will involve. | Video

EXPLAINER-Prince Harry and Meghan the 'half royals': how will it work?

09 Jan 2020

LONDON, Jan 9 Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have announced they will step back from senior roles in the royal family - a move that raises questions about how they will earn an income, who will pay for their security, and what their new positions will involve.

Britain jails Indonesian who became UK's 'most prolific rapist'

06 Jan 2020

LONDON A student from Indonesia was identified as Britain's most prolific rapist on Monday after being convicted of more than 150 offences, including 136 rapes.

UK prosecutors to charge U.S. diplomat's wife over fatal car crash

20 Dec 2019

LONDON British prosecutors said on Friday they had decided to charge the wife of a U.S. diplomat over a fatal car crash in England and to seek her extradition, a decision that "disappointed" Washington.

Scottish leader Sturgeon demands a post-Brexit independence referendum

18 Dec 2019

LONDON Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will on Thursday demand the right to hold a new independence referendum, challenging Prime Minister Boris Johnson to keep the United Kingdom together as he grapples with its coming split from the European Union.

Explainer: A fractured kingdom - Scotland's paths to independence

17 Dec 2019

LONDON Prime Minister Boris Johnson's promise to take Britain out of the European Union next month could jeopardise a much older union: the United Kingdom which binds together England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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