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BRUSSELS | The Latest: Trumps arrive for gala at UK’s Blenheim Palace

BRUSSELS — The Latest on President Donald Trump‘s trip to Europe (all times local): 9:15 p.m. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, are being greeted with pomp and circumstance, along with protesters, as he arrives at spectacular Blenheim Palace for a gala dinner. Anti-Trump protesters with critical signs are lining the roadway leading to … Continue reading BRUSSELS | The Latest: Trumps arrive for gala at UK’s Blenheim Palace

BRUSSELS | The Latest: Ukraine’s leader backs Trump on German gas deal

BRUSSELS — The Latest on the NATO summit in Brussels (all times local): 9:35 p.m. The president of Ukraine says he agrees with U.S. President Donald Trump that a natural gas pipeline venture between Germany and Russia carries dangers. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Thursday on France 24 TV that the pipeline “is an absolutely … Continue reading BRUSSELS | The Latest: Ukraine’s leader backs Trump on German gas deal

LONDON  | In blow to May, UK’s top Brexit official quits government

LONDON  — Britain’s most senior official in charge of negotiating the country’s exit from the European Union resigned Sunday, accusing Prime Minister Theresa May of undermining Brexit with her plan to keep close trade ties with the bloc. Brexit Secretary David Davis quit just two days after May announced she had finally united her quarrelsome … Continue reading LONDON  | In blow to May, UK’s top Brexit official quits government

LONDON | After marathon meeting, UK leaders endorse Brexit trade plan

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May corralled her Cabinet inside an English country house for a long, hot day Friday, and announced that the divided government had finally agreed on a plan for a future free-trade deal with the European Union. The proposal aims to keep the U.K. and the bloc in a free-trade … Continue reading LONDON | After marathon meeting, UK leaders endorse Brexit trade plan

LONDON  | Aviation giant Airbus doubles down on Brexit warning to UK

LONDON  — Aviation giant Airbus on Friday underscored its threat to leave Britain if the country exits the European Union without an agreement on future trading relations, noting that the company is already taking steps to mitigate a worst-case scenario. Airbus CEO Tom Enders was candid about his frustration with the government’s lack of progress … Continue reading LONDON  | Aviation giant Airbus doubles down on Brexit warning to UK

LONDON  | UK authorities seeking clues in new Novichok poisoning case

LONDON  — British officials are seeking clues in the rush to understand how two Britons were exposed to the military-grade nerve agent Novichok. The country’s chief counterterrorism police officer says specialists have determined that the couple in their 40s were poisoned by the same lethal toxin — developed by the Soviet Union — that almost … Continue reading LONDON  | UK authorities seeking clues in new Novichok poisoning case

AMESBURY, England  | UK anti-terror police join ‘unknown substance’ probe

AMESBURY, England  — British counterterrorism police were investigating Wednesday after two people were left in critical condition, exposed to an unknown substance a few miles from where a former Russian spy and his daughter were poisoned with a nerve agent. The Wiltshire Police force declared a “major incident” after a man and a woman in … Continue reading AMESBURY, England  | UK anti-terror police join ‘unknown substance’ probe

LONDON  | UK police probing 6 assault claims against Kevin Spacey

LONDON  — British police are investigating six claims of sexual assault or assault by Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey, three more than previously disclosed. British media reported earlier this year that London’s Metropolitan Police force was investigating allegations against the former “House of Cards” star. Police in Britain don’t name suspects until they are charged. … Continue reading LONDON  | UK police probing 6 assault claims against Kevin Spacey