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Zookeeper Martin Franklin poses as he encourages Humbolt penguins onto scales during the annual weigh-in at London Zoo, London, Britain, August 22, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – Bullfrogs, pythons and penguins were among creatures being coaxed onto the scales at London Zoo this week for the annual check on their weight and size. The
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PARIS (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday. Following are key Johnson quotes when he spoke alongside Macron just after his arrival: French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson deliver a joint statement before a meeting on Brexit at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France,
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BEIJING (Reuters) – An employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, China’s state-backed Global Times newspaper said on Thursday. Simon Cheng, a staff member of Britain’s consulate in Hong Kong, who was reported missing by local media after visiting the neighbouring mainland city of Shenzhen, is
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FILE PHOTO: People walk through the financial district of Canary Wharf, London, Britain 28 September 2017. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde LONDON (Reuters) – Major British employers gave average pay rises of 2.6% to staff in the three months to July, the highest pace of increase in more than 10 years, data from industry consultants XpertHR showed on
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Britain wants to do a swift Brexit deal but the “undemocratic” Irish border backstop must be axed in full to prevent a no-deal exit, Prime Minister Boris Johnson told German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday. Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures as German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks on during a news conference
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson attend a news conference at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany August 21, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch BERLIN (Reuters) – Britain wants to do a swift Brexit deal but the “undemocratic” Irish border backstop must be axed in full to prevent a no-deal exit, Prime Minister Boris
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Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson looks on during a news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel (not pictured) at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, August 21, 2019. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt BERLIN (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was confident he could renegotiate Britain’s exit from the European Union if the bloc lifted its
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