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France Activates Plan for No-Deal Brexit

The French government has activated its plans for handling the effects of a no-deal Brexit, which has become "less and less unlikely", Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said Thursday.

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France Warns of Surge in Migrant Attempts to Reach Britain by Boat

French authorities warned Thursday of a spike in migrants attempting the dangerous crossing of the English Channel by boat to reach Britain, which could reflect fears the border will be shut after Brexit.

Maritime police rescued 18 people in two separate rescue operations overnight, bringing to 30 the number of attempted crossings so far this year.

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EU's Tusk Says Summit to Sign Brexit Deal November 25

EU President Donald Tusk on Thursday confirmed the bloc would hold a special summit to seal the hard-fought Brexit agreement with Britain on November 25.

Tusk's announcement will come as a boost to British Prime Minister Theresa May as she begins the daunting task of selling the deal to a fractious parliament where she faces resistance from arch Brexiteers and EU supporters alike.

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May's Party Signs UK Power Deal with N. Ireland's DUP

British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives signed a deal Monday with  Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party that will allow them to govern after losing their majority in a general election this month.

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Britain, EU Start Historic Brexit Talks

Britain and the European Union began their first formal Brexit negotiations Monday, under pressure to seal a deal amid disarray in London over whether to go for a hard or soft divorce.

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Man 'With Knife' Arrested Outside UK Parliament

London police on Friday arrested a man at the fence surrounding the British parliament on suspicion of carrying a knife, which comes nearly three months after an Islamist terror attack in the same area.

The man was detained at 11:10 am (1010 GMT) by the Palace of Westminster in central London, police said in a statement.

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Parents, Children Panic as Deadly Suicide Bomb Strikes UK Pop Concert

There was a blast and then chaos, as young fans of U.S. pop star Ariana Grande fled in panic and parents searched frantically for their children, after a suicide bomb ripped through foyer of the Manchester Arena, leaving 22 people dead.

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World Leaders Condemn Manchester Attack

World leaders on Tuesday expressed shock and horror at the suicide bombing in Manchester which killed at least 22 people, including children.

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EU Parliament Head Rejects British PM's Vote-Meddling Claim

European Parliament President Antonio Tajani on Thursday dismissed a claim by British Prime Minister Theresa May that the EU was trying to influence the outcome of the June election in Britain.

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British PM Calls for Early General Election on June 8

British Prime Minister Theresa May called Tuesday for an early general election on June 8 in a surprise announcement as Britain prepares for delicate negotiations on leaving the European Union.

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