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LUTON, England (Reuters) – Peugeot-maker PSA (PEUP.PA) has unveiled plans to raise output at its British Vauxhall van plant, in a pre-Brexit show of confidence that will raise pressure on sister brand Opel’s German workforce to offer concessions in labor talks. PSA, which last year acquired Opel/Vauxhall from General Motors (GM.N), will build Peugeot and
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LONDON (Reuters) – Fund managers in Britain, who hold other firms to account over their corporate governance, have among the highest gender pay and bonus gaps themselves, new data showed. People cast long shadows in the winter sunlight as they walk across a plaza in the Canary Wharf financial district of London, Britain, January 17,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prince Philip, the 96-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth, is due to have hip surgery on Wednesday at a private hospital in London. Police officers stand guard outside the King Edward VII’s Hospital where Britain’s Prince Philip has been admitted for surgery, in central London, Britain, April 4, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls Greek-born Philip
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LONDON (Reuters) – The company that makes British passports will challenge the decision to use a foreign firm in future, a government decision that some eurosceptics in the tabloid press have called unpatriotic. Prime Minister Theresa May announced post-Brexit Britain would change its passports from burgundy to blue – closer to how they looked before
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Philip, the 96-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth, was admitted to hospital on Tuesday for surgery on his hip, Buckingham Palace said. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, leads members of the royal family as they arrive to attend the Christmas Day church service on the Sandringham estate
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LONDON (Reuters) – Roadside recovery and insurance group RAC is contacting breakdown policy customers after a warning from Britain’s markets watchdog that it had broken transparency rules governing renewal documents. The logo of the new Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is seen at the agency’s headquarters in the Canary Wharf business district of London April 1,
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DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ryanair (RYA.I) has reported an average gender pay gap for its British-based staff of 67 percent, the widest among large airlines that have had to disclose the difference in earnings under new regulations. FILE PHOTO: A Ryanair Boeing 737 aircraft is parked at Boryspil International Airport outside Kiev, Ukraine March 23, 2018.
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will ban the sale of ivory items regardless of their age in an effort to restrict the illegal ivory trade, tackle poaching and help protect elephants, the government said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Ivory carvings seized by the UK Border Force at Heathrow Airport sit on display at Custom House near
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry and his American fiancee Meghan Markle have chosen a London florist beloved of the fashion industry to arrange the flower decorations for their wedding in late spring, Kensington Palace said on Sunday. Florist Philippa Craddock, who has been chosen to create the floral displays for the wedding of Prince
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EDINBURGH (Reuters) – Britain’s defence capabilities must evolve to keep step with the growing threat posed by Russia, Defence Minister Gavin Williamson said, as a standoff between Moscow and the West over the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter deepened. British Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson visits UK troops of the NATO Enhanced
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Moscow has told Britain it must cut just over 50 more of its diplomatic and technical staff in Russia in a worsening standoff over the poisoning of a Russian former spy and his daughter in England, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Saturday. A general view shows the headquarters of the Russian
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