UK Leader Orders New Virus Restrictions, Could Last 6 Months

LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned Britons on Tuesday that they should not expect to return to a normal social or work life for at least six months, as he ordered new restrictions that his government hopes will suppress a dramatic surge in confirmed ...
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Brexit Finally Arrives Friday: A Momentous yet Quiet Moment

BRUSSELS — Friday will mark a truly historic moment, but almost nothing will happen. A few Union Jack flags will be lowered from European Union buildings in Brussels, more will be waved in jubilation by Brexiteers in London at the moment of Britain's depart...
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Prince Harry: ‘Powerful Media’ Is Why He’s Stepping Away

LONDON — Prince Harry took aim at the journalists who have dissected his life since the day he was born as he expressed regret for the way he has had to step down from royal duties. In a personal speech that referenced his late mother, Princess Diana, who d...
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UK Lawmakers OK Johnson’s Brexit Bill, Pave Way to Exit EU

LONDON — British lawmakers gave preliminary approval Friday to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit bill, clearing the way for the U.K. to leave the European Union next month. The House of Commons voted 358-234 for the Withdrawal Agreement Bill. It ...