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UK vows to sanction Russian oligarchs, ponders law change

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Football Soccer – Chelsea v Scunthorpe United – FA Cup Third Round – Stamford Bridge – 10/1/16. Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, March 3 (Reuters) – Foreign minister Liz Truss said on Thursday legal threats would......

Germany to hike defense spending, Scholz says in further policy shift

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Germany’s Finance Minister Olaf Sholz poses for a photo as finance ministers from across the G7 nations meet at Lancaster House in London, Britain June 5, 2021 ahead of the G7 leaders’ summit. Alberto Pezzali/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BERLIN, Feb 27 (Reuters)......

Germany to close airspace to Russian planes

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Lufthansa planes are pictured at Frankfurt Airport, Germany, February 22, 2010. REUTERS/Johannes Eisele Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BERLIN, Feb 26 (Reuters) – Germany on Saturday said it was preparing to shut its airspace to Russian planes, the latest European country to do so in response......

Ukrainian city of Melitopol not in Russian hands, British minister says

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Trucks of the Ukrainian Armed Forces transport armoured vehicles in the Kyiv region, Ukraine February 24, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Feb 26 (Reuters) – Russian forces have not captured the southeastern Ukrainian city of Melitopol and armoured columns advancing on......

Britain prepares Russia sanctions, says Ukraine invasion could be imminent

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Britain to announce sanctions on Russia on Tuesday UK warns Ukraine – Russian invasion possible within hours Putin recognises two breakaway regions of eastern Ukraine PM Johnson condemns “very dark sign” LONDON, Feb 21 (Reuters) – Britain vowed to impose sanctions on Russia, which it warned could invade Ukraineimminently, condemning......

Russia ‘poised to strike’ Ukraine, U.S. defense secretary says

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VILNIUS, Feb 19 (Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Saturday appeared to compare Russsia’s military to a snake that was uncoiling and preparing to strike Ukraine after a massive military buildup that has stoked the biggest East-West crisis since the Cold War. Austin, speaking on a trip to......

Prince Andrew settles with sex abuse accuser Virginia Giuffre

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NEW YORK, Feb 15 (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Andrew has settled a lawsuit by Virginia Giuffre accusing the Duke of York of sexually abusing her when she was a teenager, sparing him potential additional lurid accusations in a case that already caused his fall from grace. The settlement, including an......

Norway to end most pandemic curbs

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A man wearing a protective mask carries shopping bags as he walks on the streets of Oslo following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Oslo, Norway March 13, 2020. NTB Scanpix/Hakon Mosvold Larsen via REUTERS/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register OSLO, Feb 12......

Pressure grows on UK’s Johnson as aides quit and finance minister criticises him

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson walks outside 10 Downing Street in London, Britain, January 31, 2022. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Feb 3 (Reuters) – Two of Boris Johnson’s closest aides quit on Thursday and his finance minister criticised him over a barb......

Britain warns Russia of sanctions on oligarchs if Ukraine is invaded

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Russia has massed military forces near Ukraine UK already has sanctions on some Russian people, entities Kremlin says sanctions will backfire, hurt UK companies Johnson will tell Putin to ‘step back from the brink’ LONDON/MOSCOW, Jan 31 (Reuters) – Britain urged Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday to “step back......

UK designates Omicron sub-lineage a variant under investigation

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LONDON/COPENHAGEN, Jan 21 (Reuters) – The UK Health Security Agency on Friday designated a sub-lineage of the dominant and highly transmissible Omicron coronavirus variant as a variant under investigation, saying it could have a growth advantage. BA.2, which does not have the specific mutation seen with Omicron that can help......

‘This is an end’: Serbia revokes Rio Tinto’s lithium project licences

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A sign adorns the building where mining company Rio Tinto has their office in Perth, Western Australia, November 19, 2015. REUTERS/David Gray Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BELGRADE, Jan 20 (Reuters) – Serbia revoked Rio Tinto’s (RIO.L) lithium exploration licences on Thursday, bowing to protesters who......

Hungary’s opposition leader pauses campaign after positive COVID-19 test

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BUDAPEST, Jan 19 (Reuters) – The Hungarian opposition’s candidate for prime minister, Peter Marki-Zay, said on Wednesday that he was isolating at home after testing positive for coronavirus but that he hoped to quickly return to campaigning for a closely fought general election. Hungary is grappling with record new infections......

UK PM Johnson must address culture that led to lockdown parties – Conservative chairman

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Co-Chairman of British Conservative Party Oliver Dowden walks on Downing Street in London, Britain, December 17, 2021. REUTERS/Toby Melville Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Jan 16 (Reuters) – The British Conservative Party chairman rejected calls for Prime Minister Boris Johnson to resign but said he......

Unilever eyes GSK’s consumer goods arm in possible 50 billion-pound deal

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Unilever confirms interest in GSK assets GSK consumer business would be “strong strategic fit” Sunday Times says 50 billion-pound bid rejected in late 2021 Unilever is under pressure from shareholders over stock price Jan 15 (Reuters) – Consumer goods giant Unilever (ULVR.L) said it had approached Glaxosmithkline (GSK.L) about buying......

Britain’s MI5 spy service warns lawmakers over Chinese agent of influence

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LONDON, Jan 13 (Reuters) – Britain’s domestic spy service MI5 has warned lawmakers that the Chinese Communist Party has been employing a woman to exert improper influence over members of parliament. MI5 sent out an alert and picture of the woman named Christine Lee on Thursday alleging she was “involved......

Tesco upgrades profit outlook on stronger than expected Christmas

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General view of a Tesco Extra store sign in Bletchley, in Milton Keynes, Britain, January 5, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Boyers Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Jan 13 (Reuters) – Tesco (TSCO.L), Britain’s biggest retailer, on Thursday raised its profit outlook for the second time in four......

Record en Angleterre avec 162.572 nouveaux cas de COVID-19

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LONDRES, 1er janvier (Reuters) – Les autorités ont signalé samedi 162.572 nouveaux cas de COVID-19 en Angleterre, un record, alors que l’épidémie a fait 154 morts de plus. En raison du Nouvel An, les données quotidiennes n’incluent pas l’Écosse, le Pays de Galles ni l’Irlande du Nord. Le nombre quotidien......

Vale and Anglo discuss joint development of Serpentina using Minas-Rio

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The logo of the Brazilian mining company Vale SA is seen in Brumadinho, Brazil January 29, 2019. REUTERS/Adriano Machado/File Photo/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register RIO DE JANEIRO, Dec 28 (Reuters) – Vale SA (VALE3.SA) has begun “preliminary discussions” with Anglo American PLC (AAL.L) regarding......

UK’s Sunak cuts short U.S. trip to discuss new COVID-19 aid – Reuters

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