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Guy Faulconbridge

Exclusive: Hong Kong activists discuss 'parliament-in-exile' after China crackdown

Jul 03 2020

LONDON Hong Kong pro-democracy activists are discussing a plan to create an unofficial parliament-in-exile to keep the flame of democracy alive and send a message to China that freedom cannot be crushed, campaigner Simon Cheng told Reuters. | Video

UK PM tells Israel: do not annex parts of the occupied West Bank

Jul 01 2020

LONDON/JERUSALEM British Prime Minister Boris Johnson cautioned Israel on Wednesday against annexation in the occupied West Bank, saying it would violate international law and harm its drive to improve relations with the Arab world. | Video

Johnson tells Israel - do not annex parts of the occupied West Bank

Jul 01 2020

LONDON/JERUSALEM British Prime Minister Boris Johnson cautioned Israel on Wednesday against annexation in the occupied West Bank, saying it would violate international law and harm its drive to improve relations with the Arab world. | Video

The British are fatter than the rest of Europe, says PM Johnson

Jun 29 2020

LONDON The British are far fatter than any other nation in Europe bar the Maltese so there needs to be a debate about how to tackle soaring rates of obesity which cost the country dearly, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday. | Video

London police to crackdown on illegal parties as officers attacked again

Jun 26 2020

LONDON London police will crackdown on illegal street parties after officers came under attack for the second night running as they tried to disperse an unauthorised gathering, the capital's police chief said on Friday.

Reform, not revolution, is path to Black equality, says UK activist

Jun 25 2020

LONDON Those fighting for Black racial equality in Britain need to put realistic reform over dreams of revolution, said Imarn Ayton, an activist who has had a prominent role in protests that swept London in recent weeks. | Video

Britain should side with U.S. over Huawei, former PM Blair says

Jun 25 2020

LONDON Britain will ultimately have to side with the United States in a decision on allowing China's Huawei Technologies a role in its 5G network, former Prime Minister Tony Blair said on Thursday.

'No Christmas shows' without UK state support, warns ballet boss

Jun 24 2020

LONDON Britain's Christmas ballet season is in jeopardy unless the government steps in to help dance companies ride out the coronavirus crisis, the artistic director of one of the country's top ballet corps said. | Video

Beware second wave of coronavirus, medics warn Britain

Jun 24 2020

LONDON A second coronavirus wave is a real risk for Britain and local flare-ups are likely, major health bodies said on Wednesday, in one of the strongest warnings yet to Prime Minister Boris Johnson as he eases lockdown to help the economy.

West faces 'light Cold War' with China, Blair's institute says

Jun 24 2020

LONDON Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair's institute said on Wednesday that China's newfound global clout means the West faces a "light Cold War" or at least big power rivalry with the People's Republic.

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