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Queen Elizabeth calls Prince Harry for crisis meeting

13 Jan 2020

LONDON Queen Elizabeth has summoned her grandson Prince Harry for a crisis meeting to discuss future arrangements for him and his wife Meghan following the couple's shock announcement that they want to step back from royal duties. | Video

Defying PM Johnson, Scottish leader steps up battle for independence referendum

19 Dec 2019

LONDON Scotland's nationalist leader Nicola Sturgeon will consider "all reasonable options" if Prime Minister Boris Johnson tries to stop her from holding a referendum on Scottish independence, she said on Thursday.

Supreme Court's 'swashbuckling' chief Hale aims parting shots at sexists, politics

18 Dec 2019

LONDON Trailblazing feminist judge Brenda Hale used her valedictory speech as president of the UK Supreme Court on Wednesday to call for the judiciary to remain free from U.S.-style political influence and to poke fun at enduring sexism in the legal world.

UK court to decide if negligent hospital must pay for surrogate pregnancies in U.S.

16 Dec 2019

LONDON The case of a woman who wants the London hospital responsible for her infertility to pay for four surrogate pregnancies in the United States reached Britain's Supreme Court on Monday.

'Very, very nasty': Trump clashes with Macron before NATO summit

04 Dec 2019

LONDON U.S. President Donald Trump and French leader Emmanuel Macron clashed over the future of NATO on Tuesday before a summit intended to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Western military alliance. | Video

Cambridge college to return looted Benin cockerel statue to Nigeria

28 Nov 2019

LONDON A Cambridge University college said on Thursday it would return an antique statue of a cockerel to Benin City in Nigeria, more than 120 years after it was looted by British colonial forces.

Twitter says Conservatives misled public, minister says voters 'don't give a toss'

20 Nov 2019

LONDON Twitter accused Britain's ruling Conservative Party on Wednesday of misleading the public during a televised election debate, but Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said voters did not care about the cut and thrust of social media. | Video

Company logos vanish from Prince Andrew's website as sex scandal grows

19 Nov 2019

LONDON A scheme for entrepreneurs founded by Prince Andrew has taken down the logos of its corporate sponsors from its website, as firms and charities distance themselves from the British royal over a sex scandal. | Video

Company logos vanish from Prince Andrew's website as sex scandal grows

19 Nov 2019

LONDON, Nov 19 A scheme for entrepreneurs founded by Prince Andrew has taken down the logos of its corporate sponsors from its website, as firms and charities distance themselves from the British royal over a sex scandal.

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