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Too late for new Brexit deal, France’s Macron tells UK’s Johnso...

08 August, 2019 1:15 am 1:15 am

PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron told Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday that there was not enough time to wholly rewrite Britain’s Brexit divorce deal before an Oct 31 deadline. Johnson met Macron at the Elysee Palace a day after talks in Berlin with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who challenged Britain to come … Read More


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We’re prepared for any Brexit outcome, says Merkel

08 August, 2019 12:48 am 12:48 am

BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday that she would meet British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday evening to discuss Britain’s planned departure from the European Union, adding that Berlin was also prepared for a disorderly Brexit. Johnson is seeking to persuade European Union leaders to reopen Brexit talks or face … Read More


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Parliament cannot stop Brexit, Johnson to tell Macron and Merkel

08 August, 2019 4:53 am 4:53 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the Westminster parliament cannot stop Brexit and a new deal must be agreed if Britain is to avoid leaving the EU without one. In his first trip abroad as leader, Johnson is due to meet his … Read More


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Germany’s Merkel should serve full term, says heir apparent

05 May, 2019 8:30 am 8:30 am

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The leader of Germany’s ruling Christian Democrats (CDU) and heir presumptive to Angela Merkel said she had no ambition to succeed her as chancellor until 2021 ahead of a major test of popularity at this month’s European election. Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, who last December won a party leadership contest as Merkel – Europe’s … Read More


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Merkel says still time for Brexit solution

02 February, 2019 8:08 pm 8:08 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) – There is still time to find a solution to the impasse on Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in Japan on Tuesday. British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal was rejected by parliament last month and she is trying to persuade the EU to accept changes to … Read More




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Asian stocks fragile as US-China trade tensions escalate

10 October, 2018 9:24 am 9:24 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares came under pressure on Tuesday with Chinese markets and the yuan falling, hurt by fresh worries about the intensifying Sino-US trade war and tracking losses in Wall Street indexes. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS edged down 0.3 percent. The index has declined more than 12 percent … Read More


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Germany has no interest in a ‘hard’ Brexit: foreign minister

09 September, 2018 8:57 am 8:57 am

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany has no interest in a ‘hard’ Brexit but such a scenario cannot be ruled out, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said . Britain is due to leave the European Union on March 29, yet little is clear. There is, so far, no full exit deal, rivals to Prime Minister Theresa May … Read More


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