Great Britain

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, and Meghan the Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry watch a flypast of Royal Air Force aircraft pass over Buckingham Palace in London.
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January 09, 2020 - 10:24 am
Britain's royal family scrambled Thursday to contain the fallout from the surprise announcement by Prince Harry and Meghan that they plan "to step back" from royal duties, a shift that ignited media outrage and public unease in the U.K. Read more here.
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Britain's Prince Philip leaves King Edward VII Hospital in London, Tuesday Dec. 24, 2019.
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December 24, 2019 - 11:52 am
Prince Philip was discharged from a London hospital Tuesday and immediately taken by helicopter to join other senior royals at Queen Elizabeth II's rural retreat in time for a traditional family Christmas. Read more here.
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson is greeted by staff as he returns to 10 Downing Street, London, after meeting Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace and accepting her invitation to form a new government, Friday Dec. 13, 2019.
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December 13, 2019 - 8:49 am
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party has won a thumping majority of seats in Britain's Parliament — a decisive outcome to a Brexit-dominated election that should allow Johnson to fulfill his plan to take the U.K. out of the European Union next month. Read more here.
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Conservative Party leader Boris Johnson and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, leaders of Britain's two main political parties, vote at their polling stations Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019.
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December 12, 2019 - 8:59 am
Britons who have endured three years of wrangling over their country's messy divorce from the European Union cast ballots Thursday in an election billed as one of the country's most important votes since World War II. The contest pits Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who says he will take Britain out...
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View of a truck, seen in rear, that was found to contain a large number of dead bodies, in Thurrock, South England, early Wednesday Oct. 23, 2019.
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October 23, 2019 - 9:06 am
Police in southeastern England said 39 people were found dead Wednesday inside a large cargo truck believed to have come from Bulgaria. The truck, which is said to have entered Britain via the Welsh port of Holyhead on Saturday, was found by ambulance workers at Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays...
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An Anti Brexit campaigner dressed a dinosaur demonstrates in Westminster in London, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018.
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November 19, 2018 - 3:33 pm
LONDON (AP) — The U.K. and the European Union plowed ahead Monday with plans to have their divorce deal signed, sealed and delivered within days as British Prime Minister Theresa May waited to see whether rebel lawmakers opposed to the agreement had the numbers to challenge her leadership. The...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May smiles during a press conference inside 10 Downing Street in London, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018.
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November 16, 2018 - 10:57 am
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May appealed directly to voters to back her Brexit plan Friday as she braced for a potential leadership challenge from rivals within her party. May answered questions from callers on a radio phone-in, the day after she...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street for the Houses of Parliament, in London, Thursday Nov. 15, 2018.
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November 15, 2018 - 12:15 pm
By Jill Lawless and Raf Casert, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May was battling Thursday to save both her Brexit deal and her job, as ministers quit her government and a growing list of lawmakers demanded her ouster over the divorce agreement struck between Britain...
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Britain's Prince Charles poses for a portrait to mark his 70th birthday with Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Prince William, Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, Prince Louis, Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, in London.
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November 14, 2018 - 11:02 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince Charles is turning 70 with a family birthday party, and a firm commitment to his environmentalist views. Charles is due to have tea on Wednesday with a group of people who are also turning 70 this year, before a Buckingham Palace party thrown by his mother, Queen...
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U.S. President Donald Trump raises his hands during a press conference after a summit of heads of state and government at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, Thursday, July 12, 2018.
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July 12, 2018 - 7:31 am
UPDATE: 9:32 a.m. By Jonathan LeMire and Jill Colvin, Associated Press BRUSSELS (AP) — In a chaotic 28 hours at NATO, President Donald Trump disparaged longtime allies, cast doubt on his commitment to the mutual-defense organization and sent the 29-member pact into frenzied emergency session. Then...
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