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December 10, 2018 4:00 PM Britain's May will seek further assurances from EU on Brexit backstop

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday she would do all she could to secure further assurances from the European Union on the so-called backstop arrangement in the Brexit deal that has angered so many across parliament. Announcing that she would delay a vote on her agreement with the EU she looked set to lose, May told lawmakers 88

December 10, 2018 8:35 AM Hitachi shares rise after report it is considering scrapping Britain nuclear project

TOKYO (Reuters) - Hitachi Ltd (6501.T) shares rose as much as 2.9 percent on Monday after Japan’s TV Asahi reported the firm is considering scrapping its 3 trillion yen ($26.61 billion) nuclear project in Britain due to projections of further increases in construction costs. Hitachi’s Horizon Nuclear Power plans to build over 5 gigawatts of new nuclear 87

December 7, 2018 2:32 PM Britain's O2 to compensate customers with phone credit after data outage

(Reuters) - British mobile operator O2 said on Friday it would compensate customers with phone credit, a day after a software glitch caused smartphone users to lose internet access. The company, which is owned by Spain’s Telefonica, said it planned to credit two days of monthly airtime subscription charges for its monthly customers, by the end of January 129

December 5, 2018 5:51 AM BT to remove Huawei equipment from its core 4G network: FT

(Reuters) - Britain’s BT Group Plc will remove Huawei Technologies Co’s equipment from its core 4G network within two years, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday. BT has also excluded Huawei from bidding for contracts to supply equipment for use in its core 5G network, it said. However, BT will continue to use Huawei’s kit in what it considers to be benign 122

December 3, 2018 11:50 AM 'Full reasoned position' on Brexit legal advice will be published: UK PM's spokesman

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will publish a “full reasoned position statement” on the legal advice for Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal as promised, her spokesman said on Monday. Britain’s main opposition Labour Party has said it would press for contempt proceedings against the government if May failed to produce the full legal advice she has received 94

December 2, 2018 6:42 AM Wilder draws with Fury to retain WBC heavyweight title

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - American Deontay Wilder retained his WBC heavyweight title after a split decision draw with Britain’s Tyson Fury at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Saturday, leaving both fighters talking up a rematch. The hard-hitting Wilder knocked Fury down twice but the Briton controlled much of the fight behind his long jab and precise footwork 111

November 30, 2018 12:34 PM EU's Tusk says no deal or no Brexit if UK parliament rejects deal

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Britain’s choice would be to leave the European Union without a deal or abandon Brexit altogether if its parliament rejects an agreement between the EU and Prime Minister Theresa May, European Council President Donald Tusk said on Friday. “A few days before the vote in the House of Commons, it is becoming more and more clear 73

November 29, 2018 5:36 PM Get Up, Stand Up! UNESCO declares reggae a global cultural treasure

PARIS (Reuters) - UNESCO has declared reggae, the Jamaican music that spread across the world with its calls for social justice, peace and love, to be a global treasure that must be safe-guarded. Born in the poor neighborhoods of Kingston in the 1960s, reggae reflected hard times and struggle but could also be joyous dance music with its distinctive 113

November 29, 2018 4:13 PM Jaguar Land Rover to lay off staff temporarily at UK plant

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover (TAMO.NS) is to reduce the workforce at its plant in Wolverhampton, central England, by about 500 in a temporary move, it said on Thursday. The company said in response to adjustments in vehicle production schedules, the Engine Manufacturing Centre will take a temporary pause in production 110

November 29, 2018 3:31 PM The Quick Read on Donald Trump’s Swipe at Theresa May's Brexit Deal

It’s easy to dismiss Donald Trump’s opinion on May’s Brexit deal as just another flippant, off-hand comment by the U.S. president without much thought behind it. But the reality is that Trump’s assessment of May’s Brexit deal, regardless of how he arrived at it, echoes the sentiments of most Britons—this is a subpar deal for the U.K., which by extension 83