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PM May calls for strong backing to counter EU's 'aggressive' Brexit stance


LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May will reiterate on Tuesday the need for strong leadership, calling Europe's stance on Brexit "aggressive" as she bids to regain political momentum in the face of a narrowing lead in polls before a June 8 election.

UK opposition leader Corbyn says he would ensure Brexit deal 5:19pm EDT

LONDON The leader of Britain's main opposition Labour Party said he would ensure there was Brexit deal with the European Union were he to win power, in contrast to Prime Minister Theresa May who has said she would be prepared to walk from a bad deal.

UK PM May says prepared to leave EU without a Brexit deal 5:08pm EDT

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday she was ready to walk away from Brexit negotiations without a deal with the European Union if the agreement wasn't good enough.

UK's 'Big Brother' anti-terror strategy is flawed, U.N. expert says 3:33pm EDT

GENEVA Britain is undergoing a subtle but alarming shift towards criminalizing peaceful protest and free expression, said a U.N. report on Monday that likened it to a "Big Brother" state of surveillance and suspicion.

Tiger Woods arrested on DUI charge in Florida 2:44pm EDT

Former world No. 1 golfer Tiger Woods was arrested in South Florida early on Monday on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, according to an online Palm Beach County Police report. | Video

'We are not amused': Belgian monarchy angered by Burger King 1:29pm EDT

BRUSSELS Burger King is in trouble with Belgium's monarchy over an advertising campaign asking Belgians to vote online to "crown" the global fast-food giant the true ruler of the country where the U.S. brand will launch next month.

UK police seek information about Manchester attacker's suitcase 1:14pm EDT

LONDON British police released a picture of Manchester bomber Salman Abedi on Monday that showed him wheeling a blue suitcase on the day of the suicide attack last week, asking the public to come forward with information as their investigation continues.

France's Macron, alongside Putin, denounces two Russian media for election meddling 1:03pm EDT

VERSAILLES, France French President Emmanuel Macron, standing alongside Russia's Vladimir Putin, on Monday dubbed two Russian media outlets "agents of influence" which he said had spread fake news about him during his election campaign.

After Merkel rebuke, UK PM May says wants strong partnership with EU 12:03pm EDT

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May said she wanted to maintain a strong partnership with the European Union over security and trade after German Chancellor Angela Merkel suggested the continent could no longer completely rely on Britain.

Red carpets and rap parties: rising movie star gets full Cannes experience 11:55am EDT

CANNES, France For Danielle Macdonald, a young actress hailed by Hollywood Reporter as the movie industry's "next big thing", every part of her Cannes experience - from the standing ovation for her movie to getting stuck in a lift - was part of the adventure. | Video

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