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EU says Britain must hold European elections if no Brexit before July 2

01 January, 2019 6:43 pm 6:43 pm

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission indicated on Friday that Britons would need to choose their representatives to the next European Parliament if the country were to stay in the European Union beyond the first sitting of the new assembly Read More

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May wins confidence vote, seeks end to Brexit standoff

01 January, 2019 9:22 am 9:22 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May won a confidence vote in the British parliament on Wednesday and then appealed to MPs from across the political divide to come together to try to break the impasse on a Brexit divorce Read More

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PM May faces confidence vote as Brexit goes down to the line

01 January, 2019 8:48 am 8:48 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May’s government faced a no confidence vote on Wednesday after the crushing defeat of her Brexit divorce deal by parliament left Britain’s exit from the European Union in disarray just 10 weeks before it Read More

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May’s EU divorce deal crushed by 230 votes in parliament

01 January, 2019 8:06 am 8:06 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit divorce deal by a crushing margin triggering political chaos that could lead to a disorderly exit from the EU or even to a reversal of the 2016 decision to Read More

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Asia shares up on hopes for China stimulus, Brexit vote awaited

01 January, 2019 4:34 pm 4:34 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks rose on Tuesday, supported by a bounce in Chinese shares amid hopes for government stimulus, while sterling braced for the vote in parliament over the British government’s plan to exit the European Union. The odds Read More

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Take a second look, May urges MPs before Brexit vote

01 January, 2019 9:12 am 9:12 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May urged MPs on Monday to take a “second look” at her Brexit deal to leave the European Union, a last-ditch effort to win over a parliament that looks set to reject the Read More

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May warns of catastrophe if lawmakers don’t back Brexit deal

01 January, 2019 8:16 am 8:16 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May has warned lawmakers that failure to back her plan to leave the European Union would be catastrophic for Britain, in a plea for support two days ahead of a vote in parliament Read More

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Leading Brexit donors say Britain will reverse decision to leave EU

01 January, 2019 7:50 pm 7:50 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Two of the biggest donors to the Brexit campaign say they now believe the project they championed will eventually be abandoned by the government and the United Kingdom will stay in the European Union. Peter Hargreaves, the Read More

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Ford, Jaguar slash thousands of jobs across Europe

01 January, 2019 10:03 am 10:03 am

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Ford and Jaguar Land Rover unveiled sweeping job cuts across Europe on Thursday as carmakers struggle with a slump in demand for diesel vehicles, tougher emissions rules and a global economic slowdown led by China. Tata-owned JLR, Read More

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Japan’s Abe says he hopes a no-deal Brexit will be avoided

01 January, 2019 11:45 pm 11:45 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday he hoped Britain and the European Union would avoid a no-deal Brexit. “It is the strong will of Japan to further develop this strong partnership with the UK, to Read More

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Hammond says no-deal Brexit would harm its people

01 January, 2019 8:48 am 8:48 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond said it would be against British people’s interests to leave the European Union without an exit deal, but declined to say how the government would respond if parliament refused to Read More

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UK PM May defeated in parliament, lawmakers create new obstacle to no-deal ...

01 January, 2019 12:05 pm 12:05 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government suffered a defeat in parliament on Tuesday when lawmakers who oppose leaving the European Union without an accord won a vote that created a new obstacle to a no-deal Brexit. The Read More

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EU looks at help for May, but will not rework Brexit deal

01 January, 2019 11:55 am 11:55 am

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union is considering ways to help Prime Minister Theresa May convince the British parliament to back the Brexit treaty she agreed with EU leaders last month but ruled out on Monday any change to the Read More

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No-deal Brexit truck ‘war game’ prompts scorn

01 January, 2019 11:12 pm 11:12 pm

MANSTON, England (Reuters) – A convoy of nearly 90 trucks rolled through the southeast English countryside to Britain’s main port to continental Europe on Monday in a government test-run for a potentially chaotic Brexit that was mocked as a farce Read More

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UK plans rehearsals for no-deal Brexit amid fears of road, port chaos

01 January, 2019 8:33 am 8:33 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will begin rehearsals for the possible chaos of a no-deal Brexit on Monday by testing how the road network copes with a tailback of around 150 lorries caused by disruption at its most important trading gateway Read More

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