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PM’s election campaign launch marred by gaffe, resignation, doctored video

BIRMINGHAM, England/LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tried to fire up supporters with a Brexit rallying cry on Wednesday after the first day of his election campaign was marred by a ministerial resignation, a gaffe about a deadly tower blaze and a doctored video advert. Johnson called a snap Dec. 12 election in…

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Aspiring British finance ministers trade blows over future of the economy

LONDON (Reuters) – British finance minister Sajid Javid will try to convince voters on Thursday that only the governing Conservative Party can be trusted with the future of the economy, painting the opposition Labour Party as fiscally irresponsible. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Deputy Labour Party Leader Tom Watson speaks on Brexit at an event in London,…

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British Labour party deputy leader Watson to stand down at election

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Deputy Labour Party Leader Tom Watson speaks on Brexit at an event in London, September 11, 2019. REUTERS/Toby MelvilleLONDON (Reuters) – Tom Watson, deputy leader of Britain’s Labour Party, said on Wednesday he would stand down as a lawmaker at December’s election, citing personal reasons and playing down his political differences with…

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Johnson: Let’s get Brexit done or face “horror show” of Corbyn

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson makes a statement to announce the general election at Downing Street in London, Britain, November 6, 2019. REUTERS/Toby MelvilleLONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged voters to back his Conservatives in a Dec. 12 election or face the “horror show” of two referendums next year if Labour’s Jeremy…