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EU Conservative Slams Johnson’s “Arrogant Provocation” on Turkey

STRASBOURG, Nov 22 – The centre-right leader in the European Parliament denounced British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Tuesday as arrogant and seeking to goad the European Union for calling on it to let Turkey join the bloc. “It’s a purely arrogant provocation from Johnson when he’s telling us what we have to do,” said Manfred

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Prince Harry Regrets Not Talking Sooner About Diana’s Death

LONDON, July 25 – Britain’s Prince Harry has spoken about how he regrets not talking sooner about the impact of the death of his mother, Princess Diana. Diana died in a car crash in Paris in 1997, when Harry was 12 and his brother Prince William was 15. Harry, now 31 and fifth in line

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UK-Turkey Ties Stronger Than Boris Johnson’s Quips: Turkish official

ISTANBUL, July 14 – Turkey will draw a line under disparaging comments by Britain’s new foreign secretary Boris Johnson about President Tayyip Erdogan and his nation, a senior official said on Thursday, but warned relations would be damaged if he repeated such insults. Johnson, the former London mayor who was appointed foreign secretary late on

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Ed Sheeran Faces $20 Mln Copyright Lawsuit Over ‘Photograph’

By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES, June 8 – Two California-based musicians are suing British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran for $20 million over his hit song “Photograph,” which they claim bears a similar structure to one of their songs, according to court documents filed on Wednesday. The copyright infringement lawsuit was filed by Martin Harrington, a songwriter

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British Celebrities Back Remaining in EU in Letter to Newspaper

LONDON, May 20 – British actors Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Helena Bonham Carter are among more than 250 celebrities from the arts world who have signed a letter urging Britons to vote to remain in the European Union. Some of Britain’s best-known artists, musicians and writers are also signatories to the letter

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Britain’s Labour Must Broaden Appeal if it Wants Power: New Mayor

LONDON, May 8 – Sadiq Khan, the newly elected mayor of London, called on Labour on Sunday to “stop talking about ourselves” and broaden its appeal in the latest criticism of the opposition party’s hard-left national leader, Jeremy Corbyn. Khan, 45, was elected the first Muslim mayor of London last week, defeating a challenger from

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