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UK PM raises visas in pitch for post-Brexit trade with Africa

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Prime Minister Boris Johnson told African leaders Monday that Britain would be more open to migrants from their continent after Brexit as he hosted a summit intended to boost trading ties. He also promised an end to direct UK state investment in thermal coal mining …

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Britain eyes piecemeal post-Brexit deal with EU

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Britain said on Wednesday it could seek a piecemeal post-Brexit deal with the European Union that leaves some issues unresolved but still lets it break free from the bloc at the end of the year. Downing Street said Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivered the message …

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Planes, trains and bills: Britain’s big projects dilemma

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  A high-speed train that won’t start. An overcrowded airport that can’t expand. A new subway line that never runs. Britain’s attempts to revive its creaking infrastructure are turning into a headache for Prime Minister Boris Johnson just as his fight with Europe over Brexit winds …

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British PM puts Brexit top of new agenda

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday put Britain’s departure from the EU at the top of the agenda, as Queen Elizabeth II read out his plans for government in a parliamentary ceremony following a sweeping election win. The monarch formally opened parliament with plenty of …

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British PM sets out plan for power

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will set out his plans for government on Thursday following a sweeping election win, focused on delivering Brexit and supporting the health service. Queen Elizabeth II will open parliament in a lavish ceremony where she will read out the Conservative …

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Victorious Johnson urges Britain to move past Brexit divide

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on Britons to put years of bitter divisions over the country’s EU membership behind them as he vowed to use his resounding election victory to finally deliver Brexit next month. Johnson’s ruling Conservatives won their best result for three decades …

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