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Prince Harry, Meghan at first royal event as newlyweds

London, May 23 : Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, on Tuesday attended their first royal event as newlyweds — a Buckingham Palace garden party honoring Harry’s father, Prince Charles, for his many years of charitable work. The long spell of sunny weather that gave their Saturday wedding a special glow continued Tuesday at the outdoor occasion. More ...

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British Safety Council launches a multimedia poster competition focused on wellbeing in the workplace

For over 60 years, the British Safety Council, whose vision is that no-one should be injured or made ill at work, has been working and campaigning to make workplaces safer and healthier. The organisation’s charismatic, and sometimes controversial, founder, James Tye used a wide range of promotional and marketing techniques, including specially commissioned posters, to bring to the public’s attention ...

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‘Broken and bereft’: Grenfell inquiry hears tributes from survivors

Health worker, a mother and two daughters and an opera employee were remembered on second day The Grenfell Tower inquiry heard more tributes to people who died in the fire, as the emotional process of commemorations continued to reveal the lives of those who called the tower home and stitch together a picture of a highly integrated, happy and now ...

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Brexit vote has cost each UK household £900, says Mark Carney

Bank of England governor says real incomes are significantly lower than forecast British households are more than £900 worse off following the vote to leave the European Union, according to the governor of the Bank of England. Comparing forecasts made by Threadneedle Street before the referendum, prepared on the basis of a remain vote, Mark Carney told MPs that household ...

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Ken Livingstone to quit Labour amid anti-Semitism row

Ken Livingstone has said he is resigning from the Labour Party. The ex-London mayor has been suspended since 2016 in a row over allegations of anti-Semitism following comments he made about Hitler and Zionism. Mr Livingstone said he did not accept he was guilty of anti-Semitism or bringing Labour into disrepute but his case had become a “distraction” for the ...

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Windrush migrants still sleeping rough one month after minister’s promise

People sleeping on benches or relatives’ sofas while waiting for Home Office meetings, the Guardian has found Vulnerable members of the Windrush generation are still living in destitution on the streets, despite government promises to sort out the crisis that led to thousands of people being wrongly targeted by a government crackdown on illegal immigrants. The Guardian has heard of ...

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Britain’s top diplomat honors Argentines killed in Falklands

Buenos Aires, May 21 : British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has honored Argentine soldiers who fought Britain in the Falkland Islands. Johnson is in Argentina for a Group of 20 meeting and he laid a wreath Sunday at the Monument of the Fallen Soldiers in Buenos Aires. He was accompanied by Argentine Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie. This is only the ...

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Foreign students: Home Office axes ‘unusable’ survey

A Home Office advisory committee has ditched research assessing the impact of international students after academics labelled it “unethical”. The survey, set up by the Migration Advisory Committee (Mac), which informs Home Office policy, asked for students’ views on international classmates. But it could be completed by anyone and some said it posed “loaded” questions. A Mac spokesman stressed the ...

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Royal wedding 2018: Prince Harry and Meghan married at Windsor

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been declared husband and wife, following a ceremony at Windsor Castle.   The couple exchanged vows and rings before the Queen and 600 guests at St George’s Chapel.   Wearing a dress by British designer Clare Waight Keller, Ms Markle was met by Prince Charles, who walked her down the aisle.   Following their ...

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Boris Johnson: First visit by foreign secretary to Argentina for 25 years

Tensions between the UK and Argentina over the Falkland Islands have eased since 2015 Boris Johnson is to make the first visit by a British foreign secretary to Argentina for 25 years. Mr Johnson will seek to take advantage of the improvement in relations with Buenos Aires since President Mauricio Macri came to power in 2015. Mr Macri has talked ...

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