Tag: commonwealth

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Leaders OK Prince Charles as Next Commonwealth Head

LONDON (AP) — Heir to the British throne Prince Charles was approved Friday as the next head of the Commonwealth of the U.K. and its former colonies, according to U.K. media reports.

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Labour Demands Prime Minister Apologise to Commonwealth

The Prime Minister must apologise to former colonies and Commonwealth nations for Britain’s “historic wrongs”, Labour’s Emily Thornberry claimed ahead of Monday’s Commonwealth summit.

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Empire 2.0? Commonwealth Eyes Post-Brexit Trade Boost

LONDON (AFP) – With Britain on the brink of triggering its EU exit talks, the country and its historic trading partners in the Commonwealth are sizing up an opportunity to boost business.

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Puerto Rico Intends to Default Despite U.S. Aid

Despite Congress being ready to pass special legislation to restructure its $70 billion in debt, the Governor of Puerto Rico announced that the U.S. Territory will default on July 1.

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Australians Charged For Healthcare In Britain Europeans Get For Free

The UK government has been accused of being “cheap” for its decision to charge Australians and New Zealanders a £200-a-year surcharge for the NHS if they stay longer than six months. The new charge officially ends a reciprocal agreement between

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MP: Europe ‘Outdated’, English-Speaking World is The Future

A Conservative member of parliament has spoken out against the leadership of his party and argued in clear terms for a stronger, trading Britain outside of the European Union. Writing for cross-party Eurosceptic campaign group Get Britain Out, Andrew Rosindell