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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Breguet is seen at the Baselworld watch and jewellery fair in Basel, Switzerland March 22, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – A gold Breguet watch of George III, the British king who was forced to accept American independence after the revolutionary war of 1775-1783, will be auctioned by Sotheby’s
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Secretary of State for Foreign affairs Dominic Raab leaves Downing Street in London, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), London, Britain May 11, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – The United Kingdom said on Thursday that China, Russia and Iran were looking to exploit weaknesses shown by the coronavirus outbreak,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Shows including “Hamilton” and “Les Miserables” will not return to the London stage until 2021, producer Cameron Mackintosh said on Wednesday, blaming uncertainty over when the British government would lift social distancing measures. FILE PHOTO: Cameron Mackintosh, producer of the film “Les Miserables”, which is a best picture Oscar nominee, arrives at
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Workers remove the protective boards around the Winston Churchill statue in Westminster, in London, Britain, June 17, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay LONDON (Reuters) – Workmen began removing protective hoarding around a statue of Britain’s wartime leader Winston Churchill on Wednesday ahead of a visit from French President Emmanuel Macron, after the monument was covered up during
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A social distancing information is pictured sprayed on a street in Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, Britain June 13, 2020. REUTERS/Carl Recine LONDON (Reuters) – The UK death toll from confirmed cases of the new coronavirus has risen to 42,153, an increase of 184, the latest daily figures from the government showed on Wednesday. Reporting by Estelle Shirbon
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FILE PHOTO: Health Secretary Matt Hancock speaks during a daily briefing to update on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain June 11, 2020. Andrew Parsons/10 Downing Street/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s health minister on Wednesday hailed the use of a steroid called dexamethasone for treating coronavirus patients
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FILE PHOTO: Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson will provide a summer food fund for struggling families in England, bowing to pressure from England forward Marcus Rashford and his campaign to prevent children from going hungry during the coronavirus pandemic. British ministers originally said school food vouchers
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FILE PHOTO: A computer image created by Nexu Science Communication together with Trinity College in Dublin, shows a model structurally representative of a betacoronavirus which is the type of virus linked to COVID-19, better known as the coronavirus linked to the Wuhan outbreak, shared with Reuters on February 18, 2020. NEXU Science Communication/via REUTERS LONDON
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A visitor looks at penguins swimming, at the London Zoo on the first day of its reopening since lockdown restrictions ease, during the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease in London, Britain, June 15, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – London Zoo reopened to only a fraction of the normal number of visitors on Monday
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FILE PHOTO: Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits the M&S clothing department and other retail outlets in Westfield Stratford to see the COVID-19 measure taken before reopening tomorrow, in London, Britain June 14, 2020. Julian Simmonds/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will urge the European Union on Monday to commit to
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LONDON (Reuters) – “That’s not what we do!” Patrick Hutchinson, a protester, carries a suspected far-right counter-protester who was injured, to safety, near Waterloo station during a Black Lives Matter protest following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody, in London, Britain, June 13, 2020. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez Reuters photographer Dylan Martinez heard the
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits the M&S clothing department and other retail outlets in Westfield Stratford to see the COVID-19 measure taken before reopening tomorrow, in London, Britain June 14, 2020. John Nguyen/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said a cross-government commission would examine racism and the disparities experienced by
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is urgently reviewing its social distancing rule and might be able to relax quarantine for travellers to help its economy recover from a coronavirus crisis collapse, the country’s finance minister Rishi Sunak said. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Chancellor Rishi Sunak chairs the daily COVID-19 briefing at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Chancellor Rishi Sunak chairs the daily COVID-19 briefing at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain May 29, 2020. Andrew Parsons/10 Downing Street/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will urgently review its two-metre social distancing rule as it tries to help the economy recover from a 25% coronavirus crisis collapse, finance minister
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Protesters walk across Waterloo Bridge during a Black Lives Matter protest following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody, at Westminster, in London, Britain, June 13, 2020. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez LONDON (Reuters) – Fights broke out between rival groups and police outside London’s Waterloo station on Saturday, with missiles and fireworks thrown, a Reuters
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FILE PHOTO: Head teacher Polly Goodson and Deputy Head Claire Cowgill measure out social distancing lines at the entrance to St Anne’s CE primary school as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues in Sale, Britain, May 27, 2020. REUTERS/Phil Noble LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is working with Education Minister
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson condemned “racist thuggery” after far-right protesters clashed in London on Saturday with anti-racist demonstrators and police trying to keep the two sides apart. Fights broke out between groups outside London’s Waterloo station, with fireworks thrown before police cordoned off areas. On a nearby bridge, stones were lobbed
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LONDON (Reuters) – Anti-racism protesters rallied again around Britain on Saturday, with scuffles breaking out in London as counter-demonstrators also came out to protect monuments targeted for their links to colonial history. Demonstrators hold placards as they attend a Black Lives Matter protest following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody, in Newcastle,
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