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UK’s May defends Saudi ties as crown prince gets royal welcome in London

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May defended Britain’s links to security ally Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met Queen Elizabeth for lunch on a high profile to London that has drawn protests over Riyadh’s human rights record. A fiery exchange in parliament between May and opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn underlined tension in Britain over the trip, which is aimed at building a broader economic partnership between the two countries, but has sparked protests about human rights and…

British PM savages ‘outrageous’ FIFA poppy rejection

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday branded as "outrageous" FIFA's opposition to England and Scotland players wearing poppies on their shirts for a World Cup qualifier on Armistice Day. While FIFA maintained its rejection, the prime minister said FIFA should sort its own affairs out rather than interfere in tributes to a country's war dead. "It is utterly outrageous," May said when asked about the matter in parliament. Our football players want to recognise those who gave their lives for our…