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Britain to hold EU poll, give Scotland more powers

Queen Elizabeth II: London to push for EU reform, and hold referendum by end of 2017

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II in full ceremonial regalia, delivering the 62nd Queen's Speech of her reign, with Prince Phillip next to her at the State opening of Parliament in the Palace of Westminster in London on Wednesday.


PRIME Minister David Cameron's government has confirmed that it will hold a referendum on whether Britain should leave the European Union (EU) in a policy speech read by Queen Elizabeth II on Westminster's grandest day on Wednesday.

The 89-year-old monarch also set the stage...

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