United Kingdom

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 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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Britain's Prince Andrew leaves his home in Windsor, England on Thursday.
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November 23, 2019 - 1:55 pm
Britain's Prince Andrew continues to face many hurdles despite his decision to step down from royal duties because of his friendship with billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, wearing an ermine coat over her full-skirted evening dress, arrives at Royal Festival Hall in London to attend the St. Cecilia's Day concert on Nov. 28, 1952.
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November 06, 2019 - 9:01 am
Buckingham Palace says new outfits designed for Queen Elizabeth II will not use real fur.
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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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Union flags and an umbrella tied to railings in front of Parliament in London, Friday, Oct. 25, 2019.
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October 25, 2019 - 12:44 pm
Less than a week before Britain is scheduled to leave the European Union, ambassadors from the bloc's 27 other nations agreed Friday to grant the U.K.'s request for another extension to the Brexit deadline — but they did not settle on how long that delay should be.
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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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