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London mayor calls for second referendum on Brexit

09 September, 2018 8:21 am 8:21 am

LONDON (Reuters) – London mayor Sadiq Khan has called for another referendum on Britain’s European Union membership, adding his backing to an idea known as a “People’s Vote”. Britain is due to leave the European Union on March 29. But Read More

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Britain and EU ‘closing in’ on a Brexit agreement, Raab says

09 September, 2018 8:52 am 8:52 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain and the European Union are “closing in” on a withdrawal agreement, Brexit minister Dominic Raab said , before a meeting of European leaders in Salzburg next week. Britain is due to leave the bloc on March Read More

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‘No-deal’ Brexit would complicate driving, data and roaming, UK...

09 September, 2018 9:02 am 9:02 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Leaving the European Union without a divorce deal could increase Britons’ mobile phone roaming charges, upset data sharing and force motorists to get an international license to drive in Europe, the government said . Recent signals from Read More

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Britain to publish next batch of ‘no deal’ Brexit advice papers

09 September, 2018 11:41 am 11:41 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will publish a second batch of papers on Thursday giving the public and businesses advice on coping with disruption in case the country leaves the European Union next year with no deal on future relations with Read More

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Juncker to hold firm on Brexit terms, offer close partnership – offic...

09 September, 2018 10:23 am 10:23 am

STRASBOURG (Reuters) – European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will say on Wednesday that Britain should not expect EU negotiators to soften demands as they try to conclude a Brexit divorce treaty but he will reaffirm an offer of a close Read More

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Asia shares can’t shake trade stress, pound up on Brexit talk

09 September, 2018 8:46 am 8:46 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares were struggling to avoid a ninth straight session of losses on Tuesday as the spectre of a Sino-US trade war haunted investors, while the pound perched near a five-week top on hints a Brexit deal 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 Read More

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UK wants deal on Brexit by November at latest: Lidington

09 September, 2018 8:19 am 8:19 am

CERNOBBIO (Reuters) – Britain believes an orderly, agreed exit from the European Union is still the most likely outcome but time is running out and a deal should be done by November at the latest, cabinet office minister David Lidington Read More

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Brexit could sway Scottish voters towards independence from UK

09 September, 2018 8:29 am 8:29 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s exit from the European Union could tip public opinion in Scotland in favour of seeking independence, an opinion poll showed . Scotland voted against independence in 2014, but a subsequent referendum on leaving the EU has Read More

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EU-Britain customs union deal would prevent disruption: Barnier

09 September, 2018 9:32 am 9:32 am

BERLIN (Reuters) – Companies will face disruption to their supply chains if Britain leaves the European Union without securing continued access to the bloc’s single market or a customs union, EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier told a German newspaper. Read More

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PM May says Britain will not compromise over Brexit plan

09 September, 2018 8:19 am 8:19 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May said she would not compromise with Brussels over her plans for Brexit as a media report said rivals in her party were set to publish their own proposal calling for a cleaner Read More

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EU, Britain talk up chances of autumn Brexit deal

09 September, 2018 10:55 am 10:55 am

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU and UK negotiators  talked up prospects of agreeing a Brexit deal this autumn, citing recent progress in detailing very close security cooperation to take effect after Britain leaves the bloc. The European Union’s Michel Barnier said Read More

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FTSE to lag peers as investors fret about no-deal Brexit

08 August, 2018 10:08 am 10:08 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s FTSE 100 will take until the end of next year to return close to record levels, according to a Reuters poll, held back in the near-term as investors grapple with the possibility that Britain leaves the Read More

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UK consumers defy Brexit blues, but companies fret – surveys

08 August, 2018 10:07 am 10:07 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British consumers appear little fazed by the possibility of a no-deal Brexit, but businesses have turned more worried, surveys showed on Friday. Britain’s headline gauge of consumer confidence, compiled by market research firm GfK for the European Read More

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France to make contingency plans for no-deal Brexit

08 August, 2018 8:42 am 8:42 am

PARIS (Reuters) – French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe  asked his ministers to prepare contingency measures in case of a no-deal Brexit. France hopes Britain will reach a deal with its European Union partners on its exit from the bloc but Read More

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