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People walk past a picture of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Duchess of Sussex, in Windsor, Friday.
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January 11, 2020 - 12:26 pm
Queen Elizabeth II ended 2019 with a public plea for global harmony after a rocky year. Read more here.
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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 waves after addressing the media outside 10 Downing Street in London Friday.
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December 14, 2019 - 12:42 pm
Leaving the European Union is not the only split British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has to worry about. 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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A view of the Victoria Tower, left, and the Elizabeth Tower, which holds the bell known as "Big Ben," in London, Friday, Nov. 1, 2019.
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November 04, 2019 - 9:54 am
Britain's Home Office chief has downgraded the terrorism threat level from severe to "substantial," meaning the U.K. now sees an attack as likely rather than highly likely.
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The statue of former Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill stands in Parliament Square, in London, Monday, Oct. 28, 2019.
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October 28, 2019 - 1:44 pm
The European Union agreed Monday to delay Brexit by three months until Jan. 31, acting to avert a chaotic U.K. departure just three days before Britain was due to become the first country ever to leave the 28-nation bloc.
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street, to go to the Houses of Parliament in London, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019.
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October 20, 2019 - 2:37 pm
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a frenzied week of activity in Parliament, and possibly in the courts, as he tries to woo rebellious lawmakers in time to meet the Oct. 31 Brexit deadline.
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, stands at left, to give a statement to lawmakers inside the House of Commons to update details of his new Brexit deal with EU, in London Saturday Oct. 19, 2019.
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October 19, 2019 - 11:51 am
The European Parliament's chief Brexit official says expert legislators will assess the House of Commons vote Monday.
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