Alice Ritchie
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G20 leaders agree to step up Afghan humanitarian effort
by Alice Ritchie - October 13, 2021 - 7:04am
The European Union opened the talks by pledging one billion euros ($1.2-billion), including money for urgent humanitarian needs and Afghanistan's neighbours who were taking in Afghans fleeing the Taliban.
British virus death toll now world's third-worst
by Alice Ritchie - April 30, 2020 - 8:47am
Britain's death toll from the coronavirus outbreak jumped to 26,097 on Wednesday — the second-highest in Europe behind Italy and third-highest in the world -—as the government took into account fatalities...
British PM in intensive care as virus toll soars
by Alice Ritchie - April 7, 2020 - 8:09am
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to intensive care Monday as his condition worsened in a battle with the coronavirus, as the death toll from the pandemic hit grim new highs in Europe and the United...
Prince Charles' wife Camilla tests negative for COVID-19
by Alice Ritchie - March 26, 2020 - 11:37am
The disclosure about the future king, whose age puts him in the most-risk category for the disease, came as Britain said there were more than 8,000 cases of COVID-19 and 422 deaths as of Tuesday.
New era for divided Britain as it leaves EU
by Alice Ritchie - February 1, 2020 - 9:50am
Britain on Friday ended almost half a century of European Union membership, making a historic exit after years of bitter arguments to chart its own uncertain path in the world.
Parliament deals British PM Brexit blow before suspension
by Alice Ritchie - September 10, 2019 - 9:31am
British MPs rejected a second attempt by Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday to call an early election to break the Brexit deadlock, in a final show of defiance before he controversially suspends parliament...
UK teen runaway who joined IS 'wants to come home'
by Alice Ritchie - February 14, 2019 - 5:12pm
A British teenager who fled to join the Islamic State group in Syria is living in a refugee camp and wants to return home, The Times reported on Thursday.
Campaign for second Brexit vote takes a hit
by Alice Ritchie - February 8, 2019 - 12:19am
Only a few months ago, crowds of protesters marched through London to demand a second Brexit referendum. But just weeks before Britain is due to leave the EU, the momentum has stalled.
Britain's 'zombie PM' buys some time on Brexit
by Alice Ritchie - January 30, 2019 - 9:14am
British Prime Minister Theresa May bought herself some time by securing the support of MPs to renegotiate her Brexit deal, but her position remains perilous -- and she is running out of road.
UK parliament rejects Brexit deal in historic vote
by Alice Ritchie - January 16, 2019 - 8:08am
Britain's parliament on Tuesday resoundingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal, triggering a no-confidence vote in her government and plunging its plans to leave the EU into further chaos.
UK PM survives confidence vote over Brexit deal
by Alice Ritchie - December 13, 2018 - 9:22am
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday survived a confidence vote by her own MPs but lost the support of one third of her colleagues, signalling the battle she still faces to get her Brexit deal through...
British MPs wrangle ahead of momentous Brexit debate
by Alice Ritchie - December 5, 2018 - 12:00am
UK lawmakers held up a momentous Brexit debate on yesterday, accusing the government of contempt over its handling of the withdrawal agreement, as a top EU legal opinion stated Britain could even call off its departure...
EU leaders to sign off historic Brexit deal
by Alice Ritchie - November 25, 2018 - 12:12pm
European Union leaders meet Sunday to approve a historic Brexit deal, which British Prime Minister Theresa May said would deliver her country a "brighter future".
May defends draft Brexit deal agreed by EU, Britain
by Alice Ritchie - November 23, 2018 - 2:00am
Prime Minister Theresa May on yesterday fended off heavy opposition in parliament after Britain and the EU agreed on the outlines of post-Brexit ties as part of a draft deal due to be signed off by EU leaders.
UK's May defends Brexit deal before critical allies and cabinet
by Alice Ritchie - November 15, 2018 - 2:00am
British Prime Minister Theresa May defended her anguished draft divorce deal with the European Union on yesterday before rowdy lawmakers and a splintered cabinet that threatens to fall apart.
Skeletons unearthed in giant UK train line excavation
by Alice Ritchie - November 2, 2018 - 2:31am
Tucked beside one of London's busiest railway stations, a small army of archaeologists dig through clay as they clear a burial site of 40,000 bodies to make way for a new train line.
May appeals for party unity at 'toughest phase' of Brexit
by Alice Ritchie - October 4, 2018 - 2:38am
Prime Minister Theresa May appealed yesterday to her divided party to unite behind her as she heads into the "toughest phase" of Brexit negotiations, as EU leaders pressure Britain to change tack.
EU raises pressure as UK promises new Brexit plans
by Alice Ritchie - September 21, 2018 - 2:25am
EU leaders refused to give ground to Britain's Theresa May on yesterday, warning that her Brexit plan is unacceptable, even as she offered to come up with new proposals for the Irish border.
EU warns Britain it must 'rework' Brexit plans
by Alice Ritchie - September 20, 2018 - 1:33am
EU Council President Donald Tusk issued a stark warning to Britain on yesterday that its Brexit position must be "reworked", as Prime Minister Theresa May prepared to address European leaders at a key summit.
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