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Theresa May says Britain can ‘turn corner’ with Brexit vote

Photo: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London. London, Jan 1 : Britain’s prime minister is using her new year’s message to seek more political support for the proposed Brexit deal with the European Union. Theresa May said Monday night that Britain can “turn a corner” and end a divisive period if Parliament backs the agreement ...

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London police arrest 39 for attempted murder after stabbing

British police said 39 people were arrested Monday on suspicion of attempted murder following a stabbing in west London. Police said the unusual mass arrest was necessary because the suspects refused to cooperate with police following the stabbing. London police say they were summoned to an address in the Hammersmith neighborhood of west London shortly before 1 a.m. Monday and ...

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‘Brexit 50-50’ if May’s deal rejected, says Liam Fox

Senior Brexiteer minister Liam Fox says he believes there is a 50-50 chance the UK will not leave the EU on March 29 if MPs reject Theresa May’s Brexit deal next month. The international trade secretary told the Sunday Times it would only be “100% certain” if MPs back the deal.   He said if the deal is rejected, that ...

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Channel migrants: UK and France to step up patrols

The UK and France are to step up joint patrols and increase surveillance to tackle a rise in the number of migrants trying to reach Britain in small boats. Home Secretary Sajid Javid, who has cut short a family holiday, agreed a joint action plan with the French interior minister during a phone call. Six more Iranian men were found ...

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‘Brexit 50-50’ if May’s deal rejected, says Liam Fox

Senior Brexiteer minister Liam Fox says there is a 50-50 chance the UK will not leave the EU on 29 March if MPs reject Theresa May’s Brexit deal next month. The international trade secretary told the Sunday Times it would only be “100% certain” if MPs back the deal. He said if the deal is rejected, that “would shatter the ...

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UK to spend £108m on no-deal ferries

The UK will spend more than £100m chartering extra ferries to ease “severe congestion” at Dover, in the case of a no-deal Brexit. Over the last few months, additional ferry contracts were awarded to French, Dutch and British companies.   The contingency plans allow for almost 4,000 more lorries a week to come and go from other ports, including Plymouth, ...

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No-deal Brexit could put public at risk, warns Met chief

Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share Related TopicsGatwick drone shutdown The UK will leave Europol after Brexit and will not be a member of the European Arrest Warrant scheme The public could be put at risk if the UK leaves the EU in March without an official agreement, the ...

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Royal Family attend Sandringham Christmas church service

Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share Media captionMembers of the Royal Family greeted well-wishers after attending the Christmas Day church service The Royal Family has greeted hundreds of well-wishers after attending the Christmas Day church service at Sandringham. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge left the service – on ...

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Troops deployment on polls duty completed : CEC, AL, JOF hope army to help hold fair polls

The mammoth deployment of soldiers across Bangladesh was completed on Monday morning to help the Election Commission and civil administration ensure the law and order before, during and after the general election billed for December 30. Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda hoped that voters will get back their confidence with the deployment of army while Awami League general secretary ...

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London airport open, but location of drone culprit up in air

Photo: A plane comes in to land at Gatwick Airport in England, Friday, Dec. 21, 2018. London, Dec 24 : London’s Gatwick Airport operated without problems Sunday, but the fugitive drone operators who brought incoming and outgoing flights to a standstill over multiple days remained at large — and a potential threat — after police cleared two local residents who ...

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