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United Kingdom

Guy Faulconbridge

Brexit talks still stuck because EU is asking too much, UK says

9:21am GMT

LONDON Brexit trade talks are stuck on fishing, governance rules and dispute resolution because the European Union is asking too much of Britain, a senior member of the British government said on Tuesday.

Brexit goes down to the wire: EU and UK say big differences remain

28 Nov 2020

BRUSSELS/LONDON The European Union and Britain said on Friday there were still substantial differences over a Brexit trade deal as the EU chief negotiator prepared to travel to London in a last-ditch attempt to avoid a tumultuous finale to the five-year Brexit crisis. | Video

Scotland's Sturgeon puts UK on independence warning: We want a referendum soon

27 Nov 2020

LONDON Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon said an independence referendum that could wrench apart the United Kingdom after Brexit should take place in the earlier part of the devolved parliament's next term, which begins next year.

Britain must rebuild economy with an eye on debt levels, Labour says

23 Nov 2020

LONDON Britain must rebuild its economy after the COVID-19 pandemic with one eye on rising deficit and debt levels, the opposition Labour Party's finance policy chief said on Monday, criticising the government response to the crisis as wasteful and divisive.

Johnson raises ire of Scots independence-seekers with devolution "disaster" comment

17 Nov 2020

LONDON British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has called the devolution of powers to Scotland "a disaster", a comment that played into the hands of Scottish nationalists as recent polls show a majority of Scots now support independence.

Johnson says he is well and will govern by Zoom after COVID-19 contact

17 Nov 2020

LONDON British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was perfectly well after coming into contact with someone with COVID-19 and will drive the government forward via Zoom while he self-isolates for two weeks in Downing Street. | Video

UK PM Johnson says he is well and will govern by Zoom after COVID-19 contact

17 Nov 2020

LONDON British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was perfectly well after coming into contact with someone with COVID-19 and will drive the government forward via Zoom while he self-isolates for two weeks in Downing Street. | Video

UPDATE 4-UK PM Johnson says he is well and will govern by Zoom after COVID-19 contact

16 Nov 2020

* In April, Johnson says he came close to death with COVID-19

UK PM Johnson says he is well and will govern by Zoom after COVID-19 contact

16 Nov 2020

LONDON British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was perfectly well after coming into contact with someone with COVID-19 and will drive the government forward via Zoom while he self-isolates for two weeks in Downing Street. | Video

PM Johnson's Brexit 'brain' Cummings to leave Downing Street

14 Nov 2020

LONDON Dominic Cummings, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's most powerful adviser, will stop working for Downing Street in mid-December as Johnson tries to reset his premiership after a series of failures in tackling the coronavirus pandemic.

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