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Theresa May hints she would now vote to stay in the EU and tells French TV she is proud to be a European

New doubts have emerged about Theresa May's commitment to Brexit after she suggested she would vote Remain if an EU referendum were held today and boasts of being a "European". The Prime Minister was challenged in an interview with French television on how she would vote if a European Union referend

TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-19 16:09:00

Amazon Is Sure Acting Like It's Going to Pick the D.C. Area

Amazon.com Inc. released the list of 20 finalists for its "second headquarters" Thursday. This morning, the low-information British Isles bettors at Paddy Power had Boston as the favorite to get the nod, at 3-to-1 odds, with Atlanta and Austin as its closest rivals. This is despite three of the 20 f

BLOOMBERG - 2018-01-19 18:25:06

U.K. shares higher at close of trade; Investing.com United Kingdom 100 up 0.38%

Reuters. U.K. shares higher at close of trade; Investing.com United Kingdom 100 up 0.38% Investing.com - U.K. equities were higher at the close on Friday, as gains in the Tobacco, Forestry & Paper and Industrial Metals & Mining sectors propelled shares higher. At the close in London, the Investing.

INVESTING.COM - 2018-01-19 17:56:35

One year into Trump's presidency, British bookmakers still think he'll be impeached

LONDON - One year into Donald Trump's presidency, the odds that he'll be a short-timer are the highest ever, a top bookmaker reports. Trump's chances of being forced out of office before the end of his term on Jan. 20, 2021, now stand at 64%, according to Dublin-based Paddy Power, which takes bets i

USA TODAY - 2018-01-19 11:26:18

Alexis Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan will not make debuts this weekend after United and Arsenal miss deadline

Alexis Sanchez has been made to wait for his Manchester United debut after the club failed to complete his signing from Arsenal in time for the Premier League's registration deadline. For Sanchez to have been available for the match against Burnley this weekend, United would have needed to complete

THE INDEPENDENT - 2018-01-19 12:00:48

Macron Says U.K. Must Pay Into Budget to Keep Banks' EU Access

Emmanuel Macron, France's president, center, and with Theresa May, U.K. prime minister, right, inspect an honour guard following a U.K.-France summit meeting at the military academy in Sandhurst, U.K., on Jan. 18. French President Emmanuel Macron said Britain must pay into the European Union budget

BLOOMBERG - 2018-01-18 20:05:07

Mystery sudden death of 200,000 antelopes solved by scientists

The mystery of why more than half the world's population of saiga antelopes suddenly died two years ago has finally been solved, researchers said. In just three weeks, more than 200,000 healthy creatures died in Kazakhstan, wiping out more than 80 per cent of the local population, which itself coun

THE INDEPENDENT - 2018-01-18 21:19:03

May - City of London will remain major global financial centre

January 18, 2018 / 7:16 PM / Updated 30 minutes ago SANDHURST, England (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday that she believed the City of London would continue to be a global financial centre after Brexit. "I think the City of London will continue to be a major global fin

REUTERS - 2018-01-18 19:18:57

Tillerson: Trump avoiding UK so May can focus on Brexit

Keren Carrion Secretary of State Rex TillersonRex Wayne TillersonDecline in US travel spurs business push for visitorsOvernight Defense: GOP chair blames Dems for defense budget holdup | FDA, Pentagon to speed approval of battlefield drugs | Mattis calls North Korea situation 'sobering'Mattis: Nort

THE HILL - 2018-01-18 14:37:46

UK pledges extra 44m for Channel border security

An extra 44.5m is to be spent beefing up Channel border security, the UK government is to say later. It will be spent on fencing, CCTV and infrared detection technology in Calais and other border points. It comes as French President Emmanuel Macron visits the UK for a summit with Theresa May. Britai


U.K. 'loneliness minister' puts spotlight on issue Canada also needs to tackle

VANCOUVER - The appointment of a minister of loneliness in the United Kingdom to tackle social isolation is an acknowledgment of a problem Canadian experts say needs to be addressed here as well. B.C.'s seniors' advocate Isobel Mackenzie said whether government intervention is the right approach rem


Apple to pay $38bn in taxes on foreign cash stockpile

Jack Taylor / AFP | This file photo taken on September 16, 2016 shows the Apple iPhone 7 smartphone on the day of its release at Covent Garden in London. Apple announced Wednesday it would pay about $38 billion in taxes -- likely the largest payment of its kind -- on profits repatriated from overs


U.K. Lawmakers Want To Battle Waste With A 'Latte Levy' On Disposable Cups

Lawmakers in the United Kingdom are debating a new tax on disposable cups in an effort to cut down on waste. While the so-called "latte levy" is controversial, the goal is to replicate the success of Britain's tax on plastic bags; their use has declined by 80 percent since the tax was introduced in


Holocaust Denier Mark Weber Banned From Entering U.K. For 'Unacceptable' Behavior

A notorious Holocaust denier from America has been barred from entering the United Kingdom, according to documents from the British government. Mark Weber, director of the California-based Institute for Historical Review, received a letter from Britain's Home Office that stated, "You are the subjec


Second vote not undemocratic, Irish PM says on Brexit

STRASBOURG (Reuters) - It would not be "anti-democratic" for Britons to reverse their Brexit vote in a second referendum, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said at the European Parliament on Wednesday, but he denied working to promote one. During exchanges in Strasbourg, Varadkar rejected an accusa


Britain bans entry to prominent U.S. Holocaust denier

London (Reuters) - Britain has banned a prominent American Holocaust denier from entering the United Kingdom, according to a copy of correspondence from the interior ministry. Mark Weber, director of the California-based Institute for Historical Review, has questioned the scale of the Holocaust, in


France would 'look with kindess' on UK Brexit change of mind: Macron adviser

PARIS (Reuters) - France would "look with kindness" on a decision by Britain to reverse the course of Brexit and remain in the European Union, an adviser to President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday. Asked about the idea of a second EU referendum in Britain, the adviser said: "If tomorrow, or the


France, Britain to unveil 'new treaty' on migrants

France and Britain plan to announce Thursday a new treaty on how to handle the thousands of migrants hoping to cross the English Channel from the northern French coast, as the two countries look to bolster relations as Brexit looms. The new deal will "amend" the 2003 Le Touquet accord and which effe


Russia denies its planes entered UK airspace, scolds Britain for portraying it as aggressive

Crown CopyrightRussia denied its planes entered UK airspace and scolded Britain for reporting that it scrambled jets to intercept them.A spokesman for the Russian embassy in London said the statements were part of a "PR exercise." LONDON (Reuters) - Russia scolded Britain on Wednesday for casting i


Donald Trump cancelled his UK visit because he wouldn't get 'the love he believes he deserves', says Michael Wolff

Donald Trump did not cancel his visit to London over a "bad deal," as he claimed, but out of fear that he would not be met with the adoring crowds he craved. Or so says the author of an explosive new book about the Trump White House. Journalist Michael Wolff claims Mr Trump cancelled his trip becaus