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Iran Summons U.K. Envoy Over “Divisive” May Remarks to Gulf Arabs

DUBAI, Dec 11 – Iran summoned the British ambassador on Saturday to protest against remarks by Prime Minister Theresa May who accused Tehran of “aggressive regional actions” in a speech to a Gulf Arab summit. Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said the move was prompted by May’s “irresponsible, provocative and divisive remarks” at the summit

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U.K. Government Facing new Brexit Court Case

LONDON, Dec 11- Opponents to Britain leaving the European Union will launch a fresh legal action this week, which could further hamper Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plans, The Sunday Times reported. The newspaper said campaigners will write to the UK government on Monday saying they are taking it to the High Court in an

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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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U.K. PM May Says Can Deepen India Trade Ties Before Leaving EU

By Kylie MacLellan and Douglas Busvine NEW DELHI, Nov 7 – Britain should not wait until it leaves the European Union to develop deeper trade ties with India, Prime Minister Theresa May said in New Delhi on Monday, promising to ease access for Indian business travellers but not for its students. Making her first visit

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Parliament Must Accept Brexit Vote was Legitimate – U.K. PM May

By Kylie MacLellan and William James LONDON, Nov 6 – Parliament must accept that Britain’s vote to leave the European Union was legitimate and let the government get on with delivering Brexit ‘in full’, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday. May has said she is confident of overturning a British court ruling that the

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U.K. PM May Seeks to Boost Trade Ties with India Before Brexit

By Kylie MacLellan LONDON, Nov 6 – British Prime Minister Theresa May will use her first bilateral trade trip since taking office to try to boost ties with India before leaving the European Union. May’s office said the visit starting on Sunday night would focus on breaking down barriers to trade and investment and paving

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Parliament Must Accept Brexit Vote was Legitimate: U.K. PM May

LONDON, Nov 6 – Parliament must accept that Britain’s vote to leave the European Union was legitimate and let the government get on with delivering Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday. May has said she is confident of overturning a British court ruling that the government needs parliamentary approval to start the process

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PM Vows to Make Britain “Sovereign” in First Brexit Detail

LONDON, Oct 2 – Prime Minister Theresa May will promise to make Britain “a sovereign and independent country” by repealing the act that took it into what is now the European Union next year, she told the Sunday Times newspaper. In an interview, May, appointed after Britain’s vote in June to leave the EU, said

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Bags and Bling, Tourists Seek Bargains in Brexit Britain

By Laura Gardner Cuesta LONDON, Sept 20 – ┬áThe sharp fall in sterling since Britain voted to leave the European Union has encouraged tourists to go on a spending spree, providing a little relief for the economy as it faces an overall sharp slowdown. Foreign visitors have helped boost high street sales since the referendum

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