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THIEPVAL, France (AP) — One week after Britain's vote to leave the European Union, British Prime Minister David Cameron and members of the royal family were standing side-by-side with France's president to celebrate their historic alliance at the centenary of the deadliest battle of World War I.
By Kylie MacLellan and Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - Justice Secretary Michael Gove pitched on Friday to be the prime minister to take Britain out of the EU, a day after he destroyed the chances of another frontrunner in what some colleagues called an act of treachery. Gove's decision on Thursday to throw his hat in the ring to replace David Cameron, who is standing down after Britons voted to leave the European Union last week, upturned British politics after he had previously said he would back Boris Johnson. Five candidates are now hoping to replace Cameron, with interior minister Theresa May the favorite with bookmakers.