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EU leaders urge Britons to back May's Brexit deal

EU leaders urge Britons to back May's Brexit deal

EU leaders urged Britons to back Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit package as they gathered in Brussels on Sunday to formally agree a deal that faces furious opposition in the British parliament.

Fans descend on Windsor for lavish royal wedding

Fans descend on Windsor for lavish royal wedding

Thousands of fans gathered in the English town of Windsor for the lavish royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday, a union that supporters hope will inject new life into a monarchy striving to stay relevant in the modern age.

Royal wedding: Prince Charles to walk Meghan Markle down the aisle

Royal wedding: Prince Charles to walk Meghan Markle down the aisle

Meghan Markle's father, Thomas, pulled out of the wedding and was reported to have undergone heart surgery this week.

A year away from Brexit, Britons' views remain as entrenched as ever

A year away from Brexit, Britons' views remain as entrenched as ever

Leaning over the counter of his seafood stall in the English seaside town of Great Yarmouth, Darran Nichols-George says those still moaning about the British vote to leave the European Union need to stop complaining.

Myanmar men appeal death sentences for murders of Britons in Thailand

Myanmar men appeal death sentences for murders of Britons in Thailand

Two migrant workers from Myanmar on Monday appealed their death sentences for the 2014 murders of two British tourists on the popular Thai resort island of Koh Tao to the Supreme Court, their lawyer told dpa.

Britain receives record number of foreign visitors this year

Britain receives record number of foreign visitors this year

Britain received a record number of foreign visitors in the second quarter of 2017, and the number of Britons making trips abroad reached an all-time high for the time of year, official figures showed on Friday.

Britain's Queen Elizabeth celebrates 91st birthday

Britain's Queen Elizabeth celebrates 91st birthday

Britain's Queen Elizabeth, the world's oldest and longest-reigning monarch, celebrated her 91st birthday in a usual low-key fashion on Friday.

Irish passport applications from Britons double since Brexit

Irish passport applications from Britons double since Brexit

The number of Irish passport applications by British citizens has almost doubled since June's vote to leave the European Union and the rate of enquiries is continuing to accelerate ...

Britons sceptical on government Brexit strategy

Britons sceptical on government Brexit strategy

Only 16% of Britons think the government is doing well on delivering Brexit while another 16% think Britain will end up not leaving the European Union, according to a new poll published on Friday.

Britain votes in historic referendum on EU

Britain votes in historic referendum on EU

Britons were voting on Thursday on whether to stay in the European Union in a referendum that has split the nation and is being nervously watched by financial markets and politicians across the world.

Britons jailed for life for plot to shoot police, soldiers

Britons jailed for life for plot to shoot police, soldiers

Two Britons inspired by Islamic State who plotted to kill police officers and soldiers in drive-by shootings in London were given life prison terms and told they would spend at least 20 years in jail.