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For Boris Johnson, Republic Day visit to India carries hope of delivering on Brexit promises, trade deals
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For Boris Johnson, Republic Day visit to India carries hope of delivering on Brexit promises, trade deals

The timing of the visit is crucial for India, as it seeks to boost trade after the coronavirus-induced economic slump

Boris Johnson's top media aide Lee Cain resigns amid reports of power struggle at 10 Downing Street
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Boris Johnson's top media aide Lee Cain resigns amid reports of power struggle at 10 Downing Street

Cain announced he would step down after ministers and advisers, including Johnson's fiancee Carrie Symonds, reportedly protested over his planned promotion to the post of chief of staff

While Boris Johnson sinks in response to COVID-19, Rishi Sunak continues to rise
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While Boris Johnson sinks in response to COVID-19, Rishi Sunak continues to rise

Not only is Rishi Sunak a smooth communicator, but, with his Indian heritage, he is a walking success story of modern multiracial Britain.

Coronavirus Outbreak: UK prime minister Boris Johnson 'making steady progress', but remains in ICU for third day, says Downing Street
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Coronavirus Outbreak: UK prime minister Boris Johnson 'making steady progress', but remains in ICU for third day, says Downing Street

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spent the third night in the intensive care unit (ICU) of a London hospital with coronavirus and is making steady progress, Downing Street has said.

Donald Trump says he will meet Boris Johnson, but will 'stay out' of UK election campaign during two-day NATO visit
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Donald Trump says he will meet Boris Johnson, but will 'stay out' of UK election campaign during two-day NATO visit

Opinion polls suggest Johnson's Conservative party is heading for a comfortable win next week but his team is nervous about any incendiary remarks from unpredictable Trump

Boris Johnson, Irish PM Leo Varadkar say they could see a 'pathway' to reaching Brexit deal after last-ditch talks
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Boris Johnson, Irish PM Leo Varadkar say they could see a 'pathway' to reaching Brexit deal after last-ditch talks

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar said Thursday they could see a 'pathway' to reaching a Brexit deal after meeting for last-ditch talks

British PM Boris Johnson to meet Irish counterpart for last-ditch Brexit talks days before 31 October deadline
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British PM Boris Johnson to meet Irish counterpart for last-ditch Brexit talks days before 31 October deadline

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will on Thursday meet his Irish counterpart for last-ditch Brexit talks, with just days left to strike an EU divorce deal

Irish PM Leo Varadkar says ‘very difficult' to secure Brexit agreement by next week after phone call with Boris Johnson
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Irish PM Leo Varadkar says ‘very difficult' to secure Brexit agreement by next week after phone call with Boris Johnson

Johnson has consistently said the United Kingdom would leave the EU on 31 October with or without a deal

Boris Johnson reiterates call for ‘flexibility’ in Brexit talks; ‘No breakthrough, no breakdown’, says EU Council President Donald Tusk
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Boris Johnson reiterates call for ‘flexibility’ in Brexit talks; ‘No breakthrough, no breakdown’, says EU Council President Donald Tusk

The British prime minister underlined to Tusk that his preference is for an exit agreement, a Downing Street spokesperson said

Winston Churchill’s grandson Nicholas Soames to be expelled from Conservative Party after voting against Boris Johnson on Brexit
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Winston Churchill’s grandson Nicholas Soames to be expelled from Conservative Party after voting against Boris Johnson on Brexit

Ken Clarke, longest continuously sitting British lawmaker in House of Commons, former finance minister Philip Hammond, all are to be expelled

Theresa May to resign: British PM calls not being able to deliver Brexit 'matter of deep regret' in emotional address
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Theresa May to resign: British PM calls not being able to deliver Brexit 'matter of deep regret' in emotional address

British prime minister Theresa May announced her resignation in an emotional address on Friday.

Indian-origin teen Amika George wins social progress Oscar for her #FreePeriods campaign
Life

Indian-origin teen Amika George wins social progress Oscar for her #FreePeriods campaign

Known as the Oscars for social progress, George won the Goalkeepers award for her campaign that demanded free sanitary products for poor girls in schools

What the duck! Aides warned Theresa May pregnant waterfowl could cause scene during Downing Street talks with Narendra Modi
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What the duck! Aides warned Theresa May pregnant waterfowl could cause scene during Downing Street talks with Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with his British counterpart Theresa May at her Downing Street office earlier this week could have turned chaotic if a pregnant duck nesting in one of the windows had been accidentally disturbed, it has emerged.

Theresa May battles new Brexit infighting as Tories plan to demand a vote of no confidence
India

Theresa May battles new Brexit infighting as Tories plan to demand a vote of no confidence

British prime minister Theresa May on Monday convened what is being branded a "war cabinet" meeting as a fresh round of infighting within the ruling Conservative party over Brexit threatened to escalate into a full-blown rebellion.

Donald Trump, Theresa May speak for the first time after UK PM's condemnation of the President's tweets
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Donald Trump, Theresa May speak for the first time after UK PM's condemnation of the President's tweets

Donald Trump and Theresa May spoke Tuesday morning for the first time since she condemned the American leader's Twitter habits.

Theresa May to meet EU top brass today, on 'absolute deadline' day for progress on Brexit
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Theresa May to meet EU top brass today, on 'absolute deadline' day for progress on Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May will try and reach a deal on Brexit divorce terms with European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker on Monday as months of tense negotiations reach a decisive moment

Westminster sex scandal: Top minister in Theresa May Cabinet denies claims of inappropriate behaviour towards journalist
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Westminster sex scandal: Top minister in Theresa May Cabinet denies claims of inappropriate behaviour towards journalist

One of British prime minister Theresa May's closest ministerial colleagues strongly denied inappropriate behaviour towards a journalist, as he became the most senior figure caught up in a Westminster sex scandal.

Theresa May shown dossier outlining sexual misconduct by party MPs, likely to reshuffle Cabinet
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Theresa May shown dossier outlining sexual misconduct by party MPs, likely to reshuffle Cabinet

British Prime Minister Theresa May is likely to be forced into a Cabinet reshuffle after she was shown a dossier of accusations of sexual misconduct against some of her Conservative party ministers and MPs.

Brexit: Tony Blair calls for stricter controls on migration from within EU to avoid complete split
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Brexit: Tony Blair calls for stricter controls on migration from within EU to avoid complete split

Britain's former prime minister Tony Blair on Sunday called for stricter controls on migration from within the European Union (EU) to avoid the country having to completely split from the economic bloc.

Barcelona terror attack: Britain stands with Spain against terrorism, says Theresa May
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Barcelona terror attack: Britain stands with Spain against terrorism, says Theresa May

The United Kingdom stands with Spain following the "appalling" twin terror attacks in which at least 14 people were killed and 80 others injured, British prime minister Theresa May said on Friday.