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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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'All Evidence' Points to Assad, Says UK on Idlib Attack

All evidence points to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad being behind a suspected chemical weapons attack which left more than 70 dead in a rebel-held town, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Wednesday. 

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Now is Not the Time: May Rejects Scots Independence Vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday rejected the Scottish government's call for a second referendum on independence before Britain leaves the EU -- but did not entirely rule out a vote.

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Queen Authorizes British PM to Begin Brexit

Queen Elizabeth II gave royal assent on Thursday to a bill empowering British Prime Minister Theresa May to trigger Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treaty and begin the process of leaving the European Union.

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