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Helena Williams

'Border buster' shows why Brexit frontier checks in Northern Ireland would matter

14 Feb 2019

KINAWLEY, Northern Ireland Near one of the scores of small border crossings on the island of Ireland, a yellow digger stands as a monument to the lengths communities went to keep roads open during Northern Ireland's violent "Troubles". | Video

Splits across the Irish border? Garage frets for post-Brexit future

12 Feb 2019

CLONES, Ireland Weeks before Britain is due to leave the European Union, the owner of a filling station and hardware store that straddles the only land border between the two jurisdictions has given up trying to prepare. | Video

No deal, no problem - Wetherspoon pubs boss raises a glass to Brexit

29 Jan 2019

BLACKPOOL, England Wetherspoon's boss Tim Martin says British business has nothing to fear from leaving the European Union without a deal, and to prove it he's "Brexiting" his pubs by swapping French champagne and cognac for English sparkling wine and Australian brandy.

UK begins EU citizen registration amid uncertainty, stress

21 Jan 2019

LONDON Millions of EU citizens living in Britain can register from Monday for settled status after Brexit but a research group warned that many could still be left out in the cold and some EU nationals are attending support groups to cope with the stress.

UK begins EU citizen registration amid uncertainty, stress

21 Jan 2019

LONDON Millions of EU citizens living in Britain can register from Monday for settled status after Brexit but a research group warned that many could still be left out in the cold and some EU nationals are attending support groups to cope with the stress.

UK begins EU citizen registration amid uncertainty, stress

21 Jan 2019

LONDON Millions of EU citizens living in Britain can register from Monday for settled status after Brexit but a research group warned that many could still be left out in the cold and some EU nationals are attending support groups to cope with the stress.

UK begins EU citizen registration amid uncertainty, stress

21 Jan 2019

LONDON, Jan 21 Millions of EU citizens living in Britain can register from Monday for settled status after Brexit but a research group warned that many could still be left out in the cold and some EU nationals are attending support groups to cope with the stress.

Windsor gears up for its second royal wedding of the year

12 Oct 2018

WINDSOR, England Final preparations were being made in the English town of Windsor on Thursday for Britain's second major royal wedding this year, this time involving the Queen's granddaughter Princess Eugenie.

Queen's granddaughter marries in second big UK royal wedding of the year

12 Oct 2018

WINDSOR, England, Oct 12 Princess Eugenie, granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth, marries on Friday in the second major British royal wedding of the year at Windsor Castle, following in the footsteps of her cousin Prince Harry and his wife Meghan.

Tired Londoners rent sleep pods for some zzz's

19 Sep 2018

LONDON Exhausted Londoners hoping to take a rest from their busy schedules are being offered an alternative to coffee breaks: a sleep pod where they can grab some shut-eye for £15 ($20) an hour. | Video

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