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Church of England to hold services to mark gender change

11 December 2018 | 0 comments

The Church of England on Tuesday issued guidance for parishes to plan "creative and sensitive" services to help transgender people mark their transition.Services can include anointment with oil, sprinkling...

Armed police detain man outside British parliament

11 December 2018 | 0 comments

Armed police detained a man on the grounds of the British parliament on Tuesday, at almost exactly the same spot where an attack occurred last year, an AFP photographer saw.London's Metropolitan Police...

British ad giant WPP axes net 2,500 jobs

11 December 2018 | 0 comments

Global advertising giant WPP on Tuesday unveiled a new growth plan and said it would axe a net 2,500 jobs as it moves on from the controversial exit of old boss Martin Sorrell.The company, which is struggling...

UK seeks 'legally binding' Brexit promises: minister

11 December 2018 | 0 comments

Britain wants "legally binding" assurances from EU leaders it will not be trapped indefinitely in their customs union by the Irish "backstop" clause in the Brexit divorce, a minister said Tuesday.Martin...

Runners and riders: Contenders to replace May

11 December 2018 | 0 comments

With British Prime Minister Theresa May badly weakened by her decision to delay a key Brexit vote she would have lost, potential leadership contenders for the Conservative Party are waiting to pounce.If...

Brexit: France warns to prepare for 'no deal'

11 December 2018 | 0 comments

The Brexit accord that has stumbled in the British parliament is the "only deal possible" and Europe must prepare for London to crash out without an agreement, France warned Tuesday.France's minister...

May heads to Europe in bid to save Brexit deal under fire

11 December 2018 | 0 comments

British Prime Minister Theresa May will visit Germany's Angela Merkel Tuesday as she works to salvage her Brexit deal, the day after delaying a parliamentary vote on it to avoid a crushing defeat.May...

Meghan presents fashion award to wedding dress designer Waight Keller

11 December 2018 | 0 comments

Givenchy's artistic director Clare Waight Keller Monday received the British designer of the year womenswear award from Meghan Markle, whose dress she designed for her wedding to Prince Harry."It is such...

European stocks, pound rebound

11 December 2018 | 0 comments

European stock markets and the pound rebounded Tuesday, as British Prime Minister Theresa May scrambled to rescue the UK's Brexit deal.British unemployment data supported a recovery in the pound "as it...

Short, sharp shock if no-deal Brexit

10 December 2018 | 0 comments

From food businesses stockpiling imports to passengers wondering if their flights will take off, many in Britain are worried about splitting from the European Union without an agreement in March.A The...

EU calls Brexit summit Thursday but warns 'no renegotiation'

10 December 2018 | 0 comments

The president of the European Council on Monday called a meeting of EU leaders to discuss Brexit, but warned they would not renegotiate the withdrawal deal.After British Prime Minister Theresa May postponed...

UK PM May defers Tuesday's vote on Brexit deal

10 December 2018 | 0 comments

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday said she would delay a crucial vote on her Brexit deal scheduled for Tuesday, saying she had listened to the concerns of critics.May said she would seek "assurances"...

Pompeo sees strong US-Britain ties in hard Brexit

10 December 2018 | 0 comments

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday promised strong ties with Britain if the longtime ally heads for a complete split with the European Union.Speaking as Prime Minister Theresa May postponed a...

Cyprus opposition cheesed off over halloumi trademark fiasco

10 December 2018 | 0 comments

Cyprus on Monday dismissed opposition calls to sack its commerce minister after a government blunder saw it lose the trademark rights to its famous white cheese halloumi in Britain.The UK is the biggest...

Suspected British drug kingpin goes on trial in France

10 December 2018 | 0 comments

Briton Robert Dawes, believed to be one of Europe's biggest drug traffickers, went on trial in Paris on Monday accused of importing 1.3 tons of cocaine into France.The drugs, stuffed in 30 unregistered...



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