Britain

FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 25, 2016 file photo, Britain's Prince Philip waves to the public as he leaves after attending a Christmas day church service in Sandringham, England.
AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file
January 20, 2019 - 8:40 am
LONDON (AP) — British police have spoken with Prince Philip after the husband of Queen Elizabeth II was photographed apparently driving without wearing a seatbelt — just two days after he was involved in a serious car crash. Norfolk Police said late Saturday "suitable words of advice have been...
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Prince Philip
Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP, file
January 17, 2019 - 3:39 pm
LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace says the 97-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, has been in a car accident but wasn't injured. The palace said the two-car accident happened Thursday afternoon near Sandringham Estate, the queen's country retreat in eastern England. Sam...
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A Pro-European demonstrator raises flags to protest outside parliament in London, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019.
Frank Augstein/AP
January 14, 2019 - 6:51 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May planned to tell lawmakers Monday that she has received further assurances about her Brexit deal from the European Union, in a last-ditch attempt to stave off a crushing defeat for the unpopular agreement. May is due to make a statement in the House...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Oct. 6, 1964, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II is escorted by Captain G. L. Simpson, as she leaves the Royal Yacht Britannia to inspect the 2nd Battalion of the Canadian Guard, on her arrival at Charlottetown, Canada.
AP Photo/FILE
December 30, 2018 - 9:31 am
LONDON (AP) — A newly discovered note in the U.K.'s National Archives shows Queen Elizabeth II let government officials know she would welcome a replacement for the Royal Yacht Britannia once it was decommissioned. The 1995 note is unusual because the queen is required to remain politically neutral...
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A headline appears on a television screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018.
Richard Drew/AP Photo
December 27, 2018 - 8:07 am
By David McHugh and Annabelle Liang, Associated Press FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — More wild market swings appeared imminent Thursday, with U.S. stocks heading sharply lower after the largest single-day point gain in history for the Dow. Slowing economic growth globally and a partial U.S. government...
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In this Monday, Oct. 4, 2010 file photo, window shoppers look at a pair of Labrador puppies for sale at the Westside Pavilion Shopping Center in Los Angeles.
Damian Dovarganes/AP Photo, file
December 24, 2018 - 12:13 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain has banned third-party sales of puppies and kittens to protect the animals from exploitation. The government says the new law will help crack down on "puppy farms" and make it harder for unscrupulous dealers who have little regard for animal welfare. Animal Welfare Minister...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street, in London Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, for the House of Commons to make a statement on the EU Summit held recently in Brussels.
Alastair Grant/AP Photo
December 17, 2018 - 11:53 am
By Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May said Monday that the postponed vote in Parliament on Britain's Brexit agreement with the European Union will be held the week of Jan. 14 — more than a month after it was originally scheduled and just 10...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May
Tim Ireland/AP
December 13, 2018 - 7:54 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May was seeking a lifeline from European Union leaders Thursday after winning a no-confidence vote among her own Conservative lawmakers. May was meeting Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar and European Council President Donald Tusk before an EU summit in...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May
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December 12, 2018 - 7:11 am
LONDON (AP) — British politics was thrown into chaos and Brexit into doubt Wednesday as Conservative lawmakers triggered a no-confidence vote in Prime Minister Theresa May that will see her removed as party and government leader if she loses. May vowed to fight the challenge "with everything I've...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May, center, and Britain's Ambassador to the EU Sir Tim Barrow, left, leave the Europa building after a meeting with European Council President Donald Tusk in Brussels, Tuesday, Dec. 11 2018.
Virginia Mayo/AP
December 11, 2018 - 1:27 pm
LONDON (AP) — Tuesday was supposed to be the day that Britain's battle over Brexit was resolved. Parliament was supposed to approve a plan painstakingly worked out by Prime Minister Theresa May and the European Union for Britain's orderly departure from the 28-nation bloc. But the road out of the...
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