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Fate of the British tanker seized in Iran to be decided by the judiciary

After weeks of dispute over the British seizure of an Iranian oil tanker, the local government of Gibraltar ordered the release of the vessel.

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EU must move faster to prepare for no-deal Brexit risk – CBI

The European Union is less prepared for a no-deal Brexit than Britain, potentially leaving British firms at a disadvantage if there is no transition agreement and weakening London’s hand in future trade talks, a British employers group said.

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Britain ramps up preparations for no-deal Brexit

The British government is working on the assumption that the European Union will not renegotiate its Brexit deal, and is ramping up preparations to leave the bloc on Oct.

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UK PM contender Johnson’s biggest controversies

During a decades-spanning career as a journalist and politician, likely next British prime minister Boris Johnson has stoked plenty of controversy.

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UK business groups call for changes to planned immigration reform

A coalition of British industry groups and education bodies, worried by the prospect of Brexit worsening skills and labour shortages, has called for the next prime minister to relax proposed reforms of the immigration system.

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Ayatollah Khamenei warns the UK over illegal seizure of an Iranian tanker

As the diplomatic row continues between Iran and the UK over the illegal seizure of an Iranian oil tanker by the British forces, Iran’s Supreme Leader warns that this act will not remain unanswered.

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Iran will continue exporting oil under any conditions: Iranian foreign minister

Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions, Iran‘s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt in a telephone call on Saturday, according to a statement on the Iranian foreign ministry website.

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Police open investigation into leak of memos from ambassador

British police said yesterday they had opened an investigation into a leak of confidential memos that led to the resignation of the British ambassador to Washington.

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Trump hits back at UK envoy who called White House ‘inept’

US President Donald Trump has hit back at the British ambassador to the United States, saying he has “not served the UK well” after leaked memos revealed the diplomat had described the president and his White House as “inept” and “uniquely dysfunctional”.

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Assange’s extradition hearing is set for 2020

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told a British court yesterday that “175 years of my life is effectively at stake” as a judge ruled he would face a full extradition hearing in early 2020.

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Michael Gove to offer three million EU nationals free British passports

Michael Gove would offer European nationals living in the UK the chance to become British citizens at no cost, if he becomes prime minister.Michael Gove would offer European nationals living in the UK the chance to become British citizens at no cost, if he becomes prime minister.

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Merkel throws May a lifeline over UK’s Brexit departure date

Angela Merkel is open to backing Theresa May’s request for a short Brexit extension as the German chancellor seeks to maintain the pressure on British MPs to support the withdrawal agreement, according to senior EU sources.

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British gov’t accused of failing to offer real compromise in Brexit talks with Labour

The Labour Party, the main opposition in Britain, on Friday accused the British government of failing to offer real change or compromise during the talks to end the current Brexit deadlock.

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Factbox: What happens behind the scenes of a Brexit vote in parliament?

The elaborate and time-consuming way British lawmakers make decisions in parliament has been thrust to the fore by Brexit, with the outcome of a series of votes next week set to determine how and when the country leaves the European Union.

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What Is Austerity? A Guide to the U.K.’s Budget Squeeze

The New York Times has been reporting for the last year on how nearly a decade of government austerity has refashioned British society, slashing away at budgets for policing, housing and welfare.

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