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Press release: UK and Japan forge new alliance to shape 21st Century

The UK and Japan will announce an ambitious programme – and £30m of initial funding – for cutting-edge technology to boost innovation, create high-skilled jobs and improve people’s quality of life.Japanese Prime...

Britain in Brexit limbo with 100 days to go, as gloom takes shine off Christmas tinsel

LONDON - British MPs head off for Christmas with just 100 days to go until Brexit, leaving a country in limbo with no divorce deal in place and total confusion over what happens next.Prime Minister Theresa May, who...

Press release: Dutch Royals welcomed to London.

The visit will showcase the breadth and depth of the relationship between the UK and The Netherlands, including through trade, innovation and security.The State Visit is an excellent opportunity to celebrate and...

Brexit: All you need to know about the UK leaving the EU

Here is an easy-to-understand guide to Brexit - beginning with the basics, then a look at the negotiations, followed by a selection of answers to questions we've been sent. It is a word that is used as a shorthand...

U.K. protesters mock Trump with giant inflatable baby

Thousands crammed the streets of central London on Friday to vent their anger over Donald Trump's first official visit to Britain, blowing horns, waving banners and hoisting a bright orange effigy of the U.S....

UK Brexit Paper backs Ukraine-style association pact

The UK outlined plans for a Ukraine-style association agreement with the EU on Thursday (12 July) as it published its long-awaited White Paper on relations with the EU after Brexit.The White Paper is based on the...

NATO summit continues after delirious first day

NATO leaders will seek to dampen a febrile atmosphere as their summit wraps up Thursday with talks on Afghanistan and Ukraine, after US President Donald Trump stung allies with a shock demand to double defence...

Gavin Williamson on dangerous ground in defence budget row

A senior civil servant, surveying media coverage over the last few days, expressed exasperation with warring cabinet ministers. He was not, for once, referring to the battle over Brexit but to an increasingly...

Trump signs order stopping family separation after outcry

U.S. President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to keep families together at the border, but a "zero-tolerance" prosecution policy will continue."The border is just as tough, but we do want to keep...

Donald Trump's relationship with Russia keeps raising eyebrows

History will have to judge whether President Donald Trump is really the master of the 'art of the deal'. But he's certainly a master of distracting attention from one crisis by starting another.His last-minute call...


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