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MP cancels Brexit public meeting over ‘far-right threat’

Image copyright Gus Campbell Photography/Labour Party Image caption Labour MP Cat Smith said she was “deeply disappointed” she needed to cancel the meeting An MP has cancelled a public meeting to discuss Brexit due to security concerns over “far-right extremists”.Cat Smith, Labour MP for Lancaster and Fleetwood, said she was “deeply disappointed” about having to…

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Queen calls on bickering Britons to ‘seek common ground’

Queen Elizabeth called on Britons to not lose sight of the “bigger picture” | Toby Melville/AFP via Getty Images Queen calls on bickering Britons to ‘seek common ground’ Britain’s monarch, traditionally silent on political issues, has urged mutual respect and compromise before. By Judith Mischke 1/25/19, 10:57 AM CET Updated 1/25/19, 11:09 AM CET Queen…

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Queen sends a Brexit message to UK politicians – end your bickering

LONDON (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth has sent a delicately coded message to Britain’s factious political class over Brexit, urging lawmakers to seek common ground and grasp the big picture to resolve the crisis. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth visits The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn to open the new Ashworth Centre, and re-open the recently…

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Britain’s finance minister welcomes queen’s Brexit comments

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond arrives in Downing Street, after Parliament rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, in London, Britain, January 16, 2019. REUTERS/Peter NichollsLONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s finance minister Philip Hammond welcomed the remarks by Queen Elizabeth on the Brexit debate, saying there was “huge wisdom” in the monarch’s…

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Queen urges Britain to find common ground as Brexit crisis deepens

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth poses, after recording her annual Christmas Day message in the White Drawing Room of Buckingham Palace, in central London, Britain, in this undated pool picture released on December 24, 2018. REUTERS/John Stillwell/PoolLONDON (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth II urged Britain to seek out the common ground and grasp the big picture,…

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Hammond declines to say if he’d resign in no-deal Brexit scenario

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond arrives in Downing Street in London, Britain, January 21, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKayLONDON (Reuters) – Finance minister Philip Hammond declined to say on Friday if he would quit if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal to smooth its transition. Asked if he would step down…