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23 June 2017 8:26 PM The EU Made British Food Sexy. Will Brexit Bring Boring Back?

A year after the divisive vote, U.K. farmers and foodies face a chaotic culinary future. by Carla Passino Microsoft Learning Tools is software that helps improve reading skills by reducing visual crowding, highlighting words, and reading text aloud, so students can engage with words in a whole new way. Much like the food he grows, 66-year-old John Merry 64

19 June 2017 6:04 PM EU, UK agree Brexit talks principles: Barnier

Brussels - Britain and the EU have agreed on the priorities and timetable for Brexit negotiations after the first session of talks on Monday, EU pointman Michel Barnier said. "This first session was useful..we start off on the right foot as the clock is ticking," Barnier told a joint media conference with British counterpart David Davis. "We've agreed 29

19 June 2017 3:06 PM London ‘terror attack’ overshadows start of Brexit talks

One man died and 10 others were injured near a mosque in north London, in what has been described as a ‘sickening’ act of terrorism. LONDON - What was expected to be a day dominated by news of Brexit negotiations, has instead seen the focus shift to a new terror attack and a spike in the death toll from last week’s fire. One man died and 10 others were injured 76

19 June 2017 2:17 PM Davis calls for special partnership with Brussels as Brexit talks begin

The Brexit Secretary acknowledged there would be "challenging times ahead" Brexit negotiations which could define the UK's political and economic future have begun, with David Davis calling for a "new deep and special partnership" between Britain and Brussels. The Brexit Secretary said there would be "challenging times ahead" as he met the European Commission's 44

19 June 2017 10:10 AM Britain says will be 'positive and constructive' in Brexit talks

The chief Brexit negotiators of the European Union and Britain began talks on Monday by stressing the need to quickly tackle uncertainties in the process and underlining their constructive attitude to reach a deal that is good for all. The European Union's Michel Barnier said he hoped the talks, starting almost a year to the day after a British referendum 27

19 June 2017 8:19 AM Britain and EU launch Brexit talks in Brussels

Brexit Secretary David Davis starts negotiations in Brussels on Monday that will set the terms on which Britain leaves the European Union and determine its relationship with the continent for generations to come. Almost a year to the day since Britons shocked themselves and their neighbours by voting on June 23 to cut loose from their main trading partner 36

17 June 2017 11:05 PM Residents lash out at officials over response before and after London apartment tower fire

On the streets around the charred Grenfell Tower, Prime Minister Theresa May’s name is being uttered in angry tones with rising frequency. Those are just some of the words local residents have said during often-emotional debates in the shadow of the 24-story burned tower that now looms ominously over the neighborhood. Police said Saturday that at least 42

13 June 2017 4:13 PM UPDATE 1-UK PM May appoints Brexit campaigner Steve Baker as junior minister

LONDON, June 13 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday appointed Brexit campaigner Steve Baker to a junior ministerial role in the government department charged with negotiating Britain's exit from the European Union. Ahead of his appointment, Baker tweeted: "The language of 'hard' vs 'soft' Brexit is so misleading. We need a good, clean 49

11 June 2017 7:33 AM Theresa May bids to stem the bleeding

British Prime Minister Theresa May was still fighting for survival on Saturday after a failed election gamble undermined her authority, plunging the country into a major political crisis despite hastily forming a government supported by a small Northern Irish party, the pro-Brexit Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). Members of her Conservative party have warned 25

11 June 2017 4:30 AM Theresa May seals deal to prop up government

The British PM’s Conservatives struck an outline deal with Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party for support on key legislation. LONDON/BELFAST - British Prime Minister Theresa May secured a deal on Saturday to prop up her minority government but looked increasingly isolated after a botched election gamble plunged Britain into crisis days before 35