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Kate Holton

Unterhaus entscheidet am 29. Januar über Mays "Plan B"

17 Jan 2019

London Das britische Parlament soll am 29. Januar über den nächsten Entwurf von Premierministerin Theresa May zum Austritt des Königreichs aus der EU entscheiden.

Divided and riven by crisis, Britain searches for Brexit 'plan B'

17 Jan 2019

LONDON, Jan 17 Prime Minister Theresa May will on Thursday try to break the impasse in Britain's political elite over how to leave the European Union by searching for a last-minute exit deal though there was so far little sign of compromise.

Debenhams, fighting for survival, says chairman forced out, CEO off board

10 Jan 2019

LONDON Angry investors forced Debenhams Chief Executive Sergio Bucher off the board on Thursday, and the chairman out of the company, after another plunge in sales left the department store group fighting for its survival.

British retailers count cost of brutal Christmas trading

10 Jan 2019

LONDON British retailers suffered their worst Christmas since the depths of the financial crisis a decade ago as cautious customers forced high street stores such as John Lewis and Debenhams to slash prices to shift stock. | Video

WRAPUP 1-British retailers count cost of brutal Christmas trading

10 Jan 2019

LONDON, Jan 10 British retailers endured their worst Christmas since the depths of the financial crisis a decade ago as cautious customers forced high street stores such as John Lewis and Debenhams to slash prices to shift stock.

London remains top destination for European tech funding

09 Jan 2019

LONDON London remained the top destination in Europe for technology investment in 2018, with nearly double the amount being ploughed into companies in the British capital than nearest rival Berlin, data showed on Wednesday.

Christmas sales growth slows at Morrisons as discounters thrive

08 Jan 2019

LONDON Morrisons , Britain's No. 4 supermarket chain, reported weaker-than-expected Christmas sales with growth slowing at both its retail and wholesale businesses, as discounters Aldi and Lidl emerged as the major winners over the festive period.

Britain cautions Russia not to use detained ex-U.S. Marine as pawn

04 Jan 2019

LONDON/MOSCOW Britain cautioned Russia on Friday that individuals should not be used as diplomatic pawns after a former U.S. Marine who also holds a British passport was detained in Moscow on espionage charges. | Video

British politician, soldier and diplomat - Paddy Ashdown dies

23 Dec 2018

LONDON Paddy Ashdown, the face of centrist politics in Britain for more than a decade and a one-time marine commando who sought to secure peace in the former Yugoslavia, died on Saturday after being treated for cancer. He was 77.

Police arrest man and woman over Gatwick drone disruption

23 Dec 2018

LONDON Police have arrested a man and a woman after rogue drone operators crippled London's Gatwick Airport for three days by repeatedly flying onto the airfield, sparking a major security response. | Video

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