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UK says its democracy is secure after charge of foreign meddling in Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s democracy is one of the most secure in the world and will remain so, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday in response to a question about a suggestion that there may have been foreign interference in the Brexit vote. Union Flags and European Union flags fly near the Elizabeth Tower, housing the ...

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Trump to press China on North Korea, trade on Beijing visit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump will urge Chinese President Xi Jinping to fully implement U.N. Security Council resolutions against North Korea and take other steps to pressure Pyongyang when he travels to China next month, a senior White House official said on Monday. FILE PHOTO – U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) shake hands ...

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EU calls report on May-Juncker talks a smear

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission said a newspaper report that Jean-Claude Juncker had disparaged Theresa May’s “despondent” demeanour after a dinner last week was a deliberate smear intended to disrupt Brexit negotiations. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and British Prime Minister Theresa May take part in an EU summit in Brussels, Belgium October 20, 2017. REUTERS/Julien Warnand/Pool It was ...

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Turkish soldier killed in PKK attack in southeast – sources

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – A Turkish military vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device in the southeastern province of Hakkari, killing one soldier, security sources said on Monday. The device was detonated by militants of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) as the vehicle was passing the road near Turkey’s border with Iraq, the sources said. Turkey’s largely Kurdish southeast ...

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May says she is 'ambitious and positive' about Brexit talks

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday she was “ambitious and positive” about the country’s future and its negotiations to leave the European Union, describing the talks as being conducted in a “constructive spirit”. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London, October 23, 2017. REUTERS/Mary Turner “I am ambitious and positive about ...

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Britain's small firms struggling to hire in face of Brexit – survey

LONDON (Reuters) – Recruiting and keeping staff is having a bigger negative impact on smaller businesses in Britain than the post-Brexit vote fall in the pound or a weakening economy, a survey has found. People walk through the financial district of Canary Wharf, London, Britain 28 September 2017. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde Firms are divided over what Britain’s exit from the European ...

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Trump to press China on North Korea, trade on Beijing visit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump will urge Chinese President Xi Jinping to fully implement U.N. Security Council resolutions against North Korea and take other steps to pressure Pyongyang when he travels to China next month, a senior White House official said on Monday. FILE PHOTO – U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) shake hands ...

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EU calls report on May-Juncker talks a smear

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission said a newspaper report that Jean-Claude Juncker had disparaged Theresa May’s “despondent” demeanour after a dinner last week was a deliberate smear intended to disrupt Brexit negotiations. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and British Prime Minister Theresa May take part in an EU summit in Brussels, Belgium October 20, 2017. REUTERS/Julien Warnand/Pool It was ...

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May says she is 'ambitious and positive' about Brexit talks

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday she was “ambitious and positive” about the country’s future and its negotiations to leave the European Union, describing the talks as being conducted in a “constructive spirit”. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London, October 23, 2017. REUTERS/Mary Turner “I am ambitious and positive about ...

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May says she is 'ambitious and positive' about Brexit talks

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday she was “ambitious and positive” about the country’s future and its negotiations to leave the European Union, describing the talks as being conducted in a “constructive spirit”. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London, October 23, 2017. REUTERS/Mary Turner “I am ambitious and positive about ...

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