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It's a boy - Kate to leave hospital after giving birth to a prince


LONDON Kate, wife of Britain's Prince William, will leave hospital in London on Monday after giving birth to a healthy baby boy. | Video

PM May suffers another defeat in upper house over EU rights 6:15pm BST

LONDON Britain's upper house of parliament handed the government its third defeat over Brexit in less than a week on Monday, voting down plans not to retain EU rights in national law before Britain leaves the bloc.

G7 to set up group to study Russian 'malign behaviour' - UK 4:44pm BST

TORONTO Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven leading industrialized nations will create a working group to study Russia's "malign behaviour" because of concerns about Moscow's actions, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Monday.

Rolls-Royce could move engine design approval to Germany 6:10pm BST

LONDON Rolls-Royce may transfer the design approval process for its large jet engines from Britain to Germany as a "technical measure" to avoid disruption from Brexit, the company said on Monday.

Britain to set up compensation scheme for 'Windrush' migrants 6:06pm BST

LONDON Britain will compensate some Caribbean immigrants who have lived legally in Britain for decades and have wrongly been labelled illegal immigrants because of trouble documenting their status, interior minister Amber Rudd said on Monday.

Britain likely to intervene in Daily Mirror-Express deal 5:32pm BST

LONDON Britain said it was likely to intervene in the Daily Mirror publisher's deal to buy the Express tabloids and other titles because of the potential impact on editorial decision making and a need for a range of views in newspapers.

Pressure grows on Trump to keep Iran nuclear deal alive 5:23pm BST

WASHINGTON/TORONTO Western allies stepped up pressure on U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday to keep alive an international nuclear deal with Iran, with French President Emmanuel Macron due to urge him in person not to tear up the 2015 agreement.

London Marathon runner dies in hospital - organisers 12:08pm BST

LONDON A 29-year-old chef who collapsed while running in Sunday's London Marathon has died in hospital, event organisers said on Monday.

EU opens competition probe into Apple's bid for music app Shazam 4:54pm BST

BRUSSELS EU antitrust regulators opened an investigation on Monday into Apple's bid for British music discovery app Shazam, concerned the deal might give the iPhone maker an unfair advantage in poaching users from its rivals.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attend memorial service for murdered black teenager 5:28pm BST

LONDON Britain's Prince Harry and his American fiancée Meghan Markle attended at memorial service on Monday to mark 25 years since the murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence.