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Britons get to keep their copper coins
8:37pm, 2nd May, 2019

Britons get to keep their copper coins

Britain will keep one penny and two pence coins in circulation, finance minister Philip Hammond announced on Friday, a year after saying they were obsolete and usually hoarded in jam jars or even binned.
May under fire after Huawei leak sacking
12:39pm, 2nd May, 2019

May under fire after Huawei leak sacking

Theresa May hoped firing her defence secretary over a leak would put her latest government scandal to rest. But it seems only to have unleashed yet another political storm for the British prime minister, with members of her own party questioning her...
May fires defence secretary over Huawei leak
3:22pm, 1st May, 2019

May fires defence secretary over Huawei leak

British Prime Minister Theresa May fired her defence minister on Wednesday over a leak of discussions in the National Security Council about Chinese telecoms company Huawei, the latest of her allies to be ousted from government.