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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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Scotland Plans New Independence Vote as May Readies Brexit

The risks to Britain of its vote to leave the EU were laid bare on Monday when Scotland's nationalist government announced a new independence vote, pre-empting this week's expected start of the Brexit process.

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UK Announces £2.5M Investment in Lebanon's Knowledge Economy

British Ambassador to Lebanon Hugo Shorter on Tuesday announced £2.5 million ($3.2 million) towards a new International Research Center (IRC) in Lebanon, the British Embassy said in a statement.

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Brexit Bill Set to Clear Major Parliamentary Hurdle

MPs look set to approve a bill on Wednesday empowering Prime Minister Theresa May to start Brexit negotiations, in a major step towards Britain leaving the European Union.

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Twinning Declared between ISF and Police Service of Northern Ireland

Within the framework of the £13million Memorandum of Understanding signed in June 2016 between the British embassy in Beirut and Lebanon's Ministry of Interior, a twinning ceremony was held Tuesday at the Internal Security Forces’ headquarters between the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) and the Lebanese Internal Security Forces.

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UK Parliament Must Approve Start of Brexit Talks

The British government must win parliament's approval before starting talks to leave the EU, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, in a landmark judgement that also said regional lawmakers had no say.

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