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France battles to topple Britain as Europe’s top tech nation

Amid concerns that Brexit may hobble the United Kingdom’s digital ambitions, France is gambling that it can knock Britain off its perch as Europe’s largest — and most prominent — tech nation.

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Varadkar: EU could pull plug on Brexit talks

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has warned that the EU could pull the plug on the Brexit withdrawal talks in June unless Britain can put forward a coherent plan for the border within the next 10 weeks.

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US, France Could Split Over Longer-Term Syria Strategy

After coming together in striking suspected chemical weapons sites in Syria, the U.S. and its European allies, France and Britain, may be far less unified in finding longer-term solutions for the conflict-torn country.

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Plastic-eating enzyme can fight pollution

A plastic-eating enzyme that could help in the fight against pollution has been engineered by scientists in Britain and the US.

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Britain readies submarines for possible Syria action

Prime Minister Theresa May has moved Britain closer to taking military action against Syria, saying it looked like President Bashar Al Assad’s forces were behind a chemical weapons attack.

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Leaving The EU But Staying In The Single Market Would Be The Worst Of All Worlds

With this week marking one year until Britain officially leaves the EU, HuffPost is running a series of blogs answering big questions still left unanswered about our Brexit future. Today, Conservative MP Bernard Jenkin and Labour MP Heidi Alexander write on whether Britain might yet stay in the Single Market. Follow the series on #BrexitFuture

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UK claims diplomatic win over Russia despite Brexit tensions with EU

The mass expulsions by many nations of Russian diplomats on Monday over the poisoning of a former double agent in Britain is a diplomatic victory for Prime Minister Theresa May despite tensions between the UK and its European Union counterparts, commentators claimed.

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Britain has few good options to hit back against Russia

On Wednesday, Britain issued its official retaliation to the attempted poisoning of an ex-Soviet spy on its soil: Prime Minister Theresa May ordered 23 Russian diplomats — deemed “undeclared intelligence officers” — expelled from the country, a move that immediately drew comparisons to the Cold War.

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Britain has few good options to hit back against Russia

On Wednesday, Britain issued its official retaliation to the attempted poisoning of an ex-Soviet spy on its soil: Prime Minister Theresa May ordered 23 Russian diplomats — deemed “undeclared intelligence officers” — expelled from the country, a move that immediately drew comparisons to the Cold War.

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Man seeks €۱٫۸m in compensation for wrongful jailing over 9/11

A man seeking €۱٫۸m in compensation after being wrongly jailed for five years over 9/11 has said he wants to put Britain and Spain “on the spot” over a gross injustice that left his life in tatters.

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Man seeks €۱٫۸m in compensation for wrongful jailing over 9/11

A man seeking €۱٫۸m in compensation after being wrongly jailed for five years over 9/11 has said he wants to put Britain and Spain “on the spot” over a gross injustice that left his life in tatters.

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A group of invaders attack Iran’s embassy in London

In an unprecedented move deemed by Tehran as Britain’s unseriousness in preserving the safety of Iran’s diplomatic properties, a group of attackers managed to enter the building of Iranian embassy in London, chanting slogans against the Islamic Republic. The invaders were later detained by the police. 

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Saudi Crown Prince presents his transformative Vision 2030 to UK

Queen Elizabeth II will host a lunch for Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman when he begins a visit to Britain today with an ambitious agenda to display Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030.

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View From Abroad: The Brexit quandary

AS the world is embroiled in multiple crises from the Korean peninsula to Syria, Britain is still caught up in the self-created mess triggered by its decision to leave the European Union through an ill-judged referendum in July 2016. Anybody who listened to Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech on BBC World last Friday would have noticed the lack of detail about the “hard choices” that she said lay ahead.

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EU pushing for North to stay in customs union

The EU is now pushing hard for Northern Ireland to remain in the single market and customs union, separate to Britain, after Brexit.

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Leaving the Customs Union must be a red line for Theresa May

With the Prime Minister lacking authority and in China last week, it should not surprise us to see reports of Britain seeking EU Customs Union membership.

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