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Queen to Invite Trump to Britain for State Visit

LONDON, Nov 20 – Queen Elizabeth will invite U.S. President-elect Donald Trump for a state visit to Britain next year to try to cement close ties between the two countries, The Sunday Times newspaper said. Citing two ministers and a senior official close to Downing Street, the Sunday Times reported that discussions between British officials

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Banks Preparing to Leave UK over Brexit, says Banking Body Chief Executive

LONDON, Oct 23  – Big international banks are preparing to move some of their operations out of Britain in early 2017 due to the uncertainty over the country’s future relationship with the European Union, a top banking official said. Writing in the Observer newspaper, Anthony Browne, the chief executive of lobby group the British Bankers’

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British PM May: UK Economy will Suffer after Brexit Vote

By William James HANGZHOU, Sept 4  – Britain’s economy will suffer as a result of the decision to leave the European Union despite signs in recent economic data that the impact has not been as severe as some predicted, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday. The June decision to leave the 28-country EU sent

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Post-Brexit Bounce in UK factories Sparks Bank of England Rate Cut Doubts

By David Milliken LONDON, Sept 1 – British manufacturing staged one of its sharpest rebounds on record in August, a post-Brexit surprise that could prompt the Bank of England to rethink the need to cut interest rates again if other surveys confirm the trend. The recovery far outstripped all economists’ forecasts, delivering the strongest signal

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Woman Killed, Five Injured in Central London Knife Attack

By Costas Pitas and Michael Holden LONDON, Aug 4 – One woman was killed and five others injured by a man with suspected mental health issues who went on the rampage with a knife in central London, an attack police said could be linked to terrorism. Armed police were called at 10:33 p.m. (2133 GMT)

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