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Julian Assange signals his arrival at the Court of Magistrates of Westminster, in London, after agents removed him from the Ecuadorian embassy and arrested him, on Thursday, April 11, 2019.
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April 12, 2019 - 10:07 am
By Gregory Katz, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Key figures in Britain's opposition Labour Party said Friday the government should oppose the extradition of Julian Assange to the United States. Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said in a tweet that the U.S. is trying to extradite Assange because he...
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In this April 18, 2017 file photo, conference workers speak in front of a demo booth at Facebook's annual F8 developer conference, in San Jose, Calif.
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April 08, 2019 - 9:18 am
By Danica Kirka, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — The U.K. unveiled plans on Monday to vastly increase government oversight of social media companies, with a first of its kind watchdog that could fine executives or even ban companies if they fail to block content such as terrorist propaganda or...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement on Brexit to lawmakers in the House of Commons, London, Monday March 25, 2019.
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March 26, 2019 - 7:28 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May's government remained defiant after Parliament took partial control of the stalled process of leaving the European Union, arguing Tuesday that the maneuvering simply underscores the need for lawmakers to approve her twice-defeated deal. The House of...
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, left, greets European Council President Donald Tusk during a tripartite social summit at the Europa building in Brussels, Wednesday, March 20, 2019.
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March 21, 2019 - 8:41 am
By Lorne Cook and Jill Lawless, Associated Press BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders meeting for a Brexit summit are likely to grant Britain a short extension, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday, if the U.K. government can win parliamentary support next week for its divorce deal. But...
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Theresa May
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March 12, 2019 - 4:18 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Parliament delivered a crushing defeat to Prime Minister Theresa May's European Union divorce deal Tuesday, plunging the Brexit process into chaos just 17 days before the U.K. is due to leave the bloc. Lawmakers rejected the deal 391-242, ignoring May's entreaties to back...
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This undated photo issued by the Metropolitan Police shows Shamima Begum.
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February 17, 2019 - 12:07 pm
LONDON (AP) — The family of a British teenager who ran away to join the Islamic State group and now wants to return to the U.K. said Sunday she has given birth to a baby boy. The family's lawyer said 19-year-old Shamima Begum and the baby are in good health. In a recent interview with The Times...
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Prince Philip
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February 14, 2019 - 10:03 am
LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip won't face charges in connection with a car collision that left two women injured, British prosecutors said Thursday. The decision came just days after Buckingham Palace said the 97-year-old royal would stop driving. The husband of Queen Elizabeth II was driving a Land...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May talks to journalists after her meeting with European Council President Donald Tusk at the European Council headquarters in Brussels, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019.
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February 11, 2019 - 11:56 am
By Pan Pylas, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Britain's economy slowed last year to its weakest growth rate since the global financial crisis as mounting uncertainty over Brexit weighed on businesses and kept a lid on their investments, official figures showed Monday. The Office for National...
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Pro and Anti Brexit protesters demonstrate outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Monday, Jan. 28, 2019.
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January 31, 2019 - 10:57 am
By Danica Kirka, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — A key member of Prime Minister Theresa May's government acknowledged Thursday that Britain's exit from the European Union may have to be delayed if negotiations on a divorce deal drag on. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt told the BBC that while it is...
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European Parliament Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt arrives for a Brexit Steering Group meeting at the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday Jan. 30, 2019.
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January 30, 2019 - 7:49 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Top European Union Brexit officials insisted Wednesday that the EU's divorce agreement with Britain cannot be renegotiated as Prime Minister Theresa May prepares to seek fresh concessions from the bloc just weeks before her country is set to leave. "The EU institutions remain united...
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