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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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Post-Brexit ex-pat residency deal struck with non-EU nations

The British government has agreed to allow citizens of Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein already living in Britain to remain after Brexit even if the country leaves the European Union without a deal.

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UK scraps Brexit ferry deal with firm that has no ships

The British government has cancelled a contract to ship goods to the country after it leaves the European Union with a company that turned out to have no boats and no experience running a ferry service.

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Banksy homage to Bataclan stolen from Paris theatre

A mural by British street artist Banksy on a fire-exit door at Paris’ Bataclan theatre, where Islamist militants killed 90 people three years ago, has been stolen, the venue said on Saturday.

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Banksy homage to Bataclan stolen from Paris theatre

A mural by British street artist Banksy on a fire-exit door at Paris’ Bataclan theatre, where Islamist militants killed 90 people three years ago, has been stolen, the venue said on Saturday.

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Brexit vote: EU president says UK remaining is only option ‘if a deal is impossible, and no one wants no deal’

The president of the European Council has dared British politicians to back remaining in the EU after Theresa May’s Brexit deal was voted down by the House of Commons by a historic margin of failure.

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More than 100 MEPs from every corner of EU sign heartfelt letter asking British people to reconsider Brexit

MEPs from nearly every country in the EU have signed a heartfelt joint letter to the British public asking them to reconsider their decision to leave the bloc to prevent an “unfolding Brexit disaster”.

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Portugal to welcome Brits even without Brexit deal

Portugal’s government on Friday laid out proposals to protect rights of British citizens living in the country if there’s a no-deal Brexit but made clear it expects similar treatment for the around 300,000 Portuguese living in Britain.

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ISIS missile injures two British soldiers in Syria

A missile fired by fighters from the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) wounded two British soldiers and killed an allied Kurdish fighter on Saturday, an NGO said.

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‘Brussels don’t want Brexiteer MEPs!’ EU will REBUKE Remainer hopes of delaying Brexit

Brussels and the European Union’s 27 member-states could humiliate British Remainers by insisting on the UK’s March 29th deadline for leaving the EU.

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Archaeologists use potholing techniques to map Roman ruins

Squeezing into claustrophobic tunnels on their stomachs, British archaeologists have mapped a hidden world of Roman ruins lying beneath the world’s first cathedral.

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UK PM to warn against ‘damage’ of second Brexit vote

Prime Minister Theresa May will on Monday warn MPs against supporting a second referendum, saying it would do “irreparable damage” to British politics.

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