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LONDON (Reuters) – Julian Assange appeared before a British court on Monday to fight an extradition request from the United States which wants to put the 48-year-old on trial for hacking government computers and violating an espionage law. FILE PHOTO: WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange leaves Westminster Magistrates Court in London, Britain January 13, 2020. REUTERS/Simon
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has full confidence in his interior minister, Priti Patel, and she has a “strong” working relationship with the main domestic intelligence agency MI5, a spokesman for Johnson said on Monday. “The PM has full confidence in the Home Secretary (interior minister) and the vital work she is
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LONDON (Reuters) – British intelligence took the unusual step on Monday of denying a newspaper report that the main domestic spy agency, MI5, had withheld information from the interior minister because some spies did not trust her. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Home Secretary Priti Patel leaves Downing Street in London, Britain February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File
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LONDON (Reuters) – A London court begins hearings on Monday to decide whether WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should be extradited to the United States where he is wanted over charges that he conspired to hack U.S. government computers and violated an espionage law. WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange leaves Westminster Magistrates Court in London, Britain January
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain must not exclude its huge services industry from a planned trade deal with the European Union as the price for reclaiming control over its economy, a group representing British employers said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street in London, Britain February 12, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street in London, Britain February 12, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit team has been ordered to come up with plans to “get around” the Northern Ireland protocol in the Brexit withdrawal agreement, the Sunday Times newspaper reported. Officials in Taskforce
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(Reuters) – Britain will start re-introducing traditional blue passports next month, the interior ministry said on Saturday, replacing the burgundy European Union documents that have been in use since 1988. A classic blue United Kingdom passport is seen in this photo illustration received via Britain’s Home Office, in London Britain December 22, 2017. Home Office/Crown
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(Reuters) – London police said on Friday that they had charged a 29-year-old man in the stabbing of a prayer leader at a mosque in Park Road. Police officers are seen outside the London Central Mosque in London, Britain February 21, 2020. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls Daniel Horton, charged with section 18 GBH and possession of a
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