Britain

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson
AP News
May 11, 2020 - 10:08 am
Employees, business owners, police and trade unions in Britain expressed confusion Monday after the government switched from telling workers to stay at home to urging them to return to work — but preferably without getting near other people or using public transport. Read more here.
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An employee has her temperature taken at the Toyota car factory in Onnaing, northern France, Monday, April 27, 2020.
Michel Spingler/AP
AP News
April 27, 2020 - 11:28 am
The shutdowns are being eased piecemeal, with governments charting their own path as they seek to reopen for business without triggering a second wave of infections. Read more here.
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 17, 2020 file photo British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures as he gives a press conference about the ongoing situation with the COVID-19.
Matt Dunham/AP Photo, File
AP News
April 05, 2020 - 5:00 pm
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who was diagnosed with the new coronavirus more than a week ago, was admitted to a hospital Sunday for tests. Read more here.
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Trader Gregory Rowe prepares for the day's activity on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, March 9, 2020. Trading in Wall Street futures has been halted after they fell by more than the daily limit of 5%.
Richard Drew/AP
AP News
March 09, 2020 - 9:46 am
Fear gripped financial markets around the world Monday as stock prices and bond yields plunge on worries about the effects of a new coronavirus. Read more here.
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French President Emmanuel Macron and U.S President Donald Trump shake hands during the final press conference during the G7 summit in Biarritz, southwestern France, Aug. 26, 2019.
Francois Mori/AP Photo, File
AP News
February 06, 2020 - 8:47 am
For American politics, it's been a week for the ages: a bungled start to the 2020 presidential primary season, a State of the Union speech with partisanship on full display and a conclusion to the most contentious chapter of all — the nation's third-ever impeachment trial. Read more here.
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An image of the clock face of 'Big Ben' is projected onto the exterior of 10 Downing street, the residence of the British Prime Minister, in London as Britain left the European Union, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020.
Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP Photo
AP News
January 31, 2020 - 6:55 pm
So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, adieu. Read more here.
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Brexiteers celebrate in London, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. Britain officially leaves the European Union on Friday after a debilitating political period that has bitterly divided the nation since the 2016 Brexit referendum.
Alastair Grant/AP Photo
AP News
January 31, 2020 - 9:56 am
Britain begins the day as a member of the European Union. Its status at the end of the day — as a proud nation that has reclaimed its sovereignty, or a diminished presence in Europe and the world — will still be up for debate. Read more here.
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Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage, third right, reacts after the vote on the UK's withdrawal from the EU, the final legislative step in the Brexit proceedings, during the plenary session at the European Parliament in Brussels, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020.
Yves Herman, Pool Photo via AP
AP News
January 30, 2020 - 10:46 am
A few Union Jack flags will be lowered from European Union buildings in Brussels, more will be waved in jubilation by Brexiteers in London at the moment of Britain's departure — at 11 p.m. in the U.K., midnight in much of the EU (2300 GMT). The EU is losing one of its biggest members. The U.K. is...
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In this Tuesday, July 10, 2018 file photo, members of the royal family gather on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.
Matt Dunham/AP
AP News
January 14, 2020 - 1:04 pm
When accomplished, glamorous American actress Meghan Markle married Prince Harry in 2018, she was hailed as a breath of fresh air for Britain’s fusty royal family. That honeymoon didn’t last.
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Arak heavy water reactor's secondary circuit
Atomic Energy Organization of Iran via AP
AP News
January 14, 2020 - 8:31 am
Britain, France and Germany have launched action under the Iran nuclear agreement paving the way for possible sanctions in response to Tehran’s attempts to roll back parts of the deal, the European Union's foreign policy chief said. Read more here.
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