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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 11, 2020 file photo, pedestrians wearing face masks pass the Bank of England in London. The Bank of England has apologized for the links past governors of the institution had with slavery. The bank has called the trade in human beings “an unacceptable part of English history,” and pledged to not to display any images of former leaders who had any involvement. The decision comes after two British companies on Thursday, June 18 promised to financially support projects assisting minorities after being called out for past roles in the slave trade.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham, file)

Bank of England says sorry for slave links as UK faces past

Jun. 19, 2020 10:33 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England has apologized for the links some of its past governors had with slavery, as a global anti-racism movement sparked by the death of George Floyd forces many British institutions to confront uncomfortable truths about their pasts. The central bank called the trade in human...

FILE - In this Wednesday, June 10, 2020 file photo, Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly session of PMQs in Parliament in London. Johnson says his government is abolishing its international development department and making overseas aid part of the foreign ministry. Johnson told lawmakers on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 that the Department for International Development will be merged with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)

UK cuts development ministry, merges it with Foreign Office

Jun. 16, 2020 12:06 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Tuesday that he is merging the British government's international development department into its foreign ministry to create a “super department” in charge of both diplomacy and aid. The move was criticized by three of Johnson's...