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May to hold Brexit talks with EU’s Juncker; urges party unity

02 February, 2019 8:19 am 8:19 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May is to hold Brexit talks with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker next week, her office said following this week’s symbolic defeat in parliament which was widely interpreted as undermining her negotiating strength with Read More




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More time needed, May returns to parliament for Brexit

02 February, 2019 11:32 pm 11:32 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May returns to parliament to seek renewed backing for her plan to renegotiate her Brexit deal with Brussels, just weeks before the March 29 leave date and amid warnings over the risk of Read More




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EU urges May to seize Labour opening as way out of Brexit impasse

02 February, 2019 8:09 am 8:09 am

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – It’s a proposal that is not even on the table, and reverses Theresa May’s determined position – but EU officials are still urging her to grasp an offer from the Labour opposition to break an impasse over Read More




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Nissan to cancel plans to make X-Trail SUV in UK

02 February, 2019 9:11 am 9:11 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Japanese carmaker Nissan is cancelling plans to make the next model of its X-Trail sports utility vehicle in Britain, less than two months before the country is due to leave the European Union, broadcaster Sky News said. Read More




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The Queen to be evacuated in case of Brexit unrest

02 February, 2019 8:17 am 8:17 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British officials have revived Cold War emergency plans to relocate the royal family should there be riots in London if Britain suffers a disruptive departure from the European Union next month, two Sunday newspapers reported. “These emergency Read More




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Exit from Brexit? I’d like it, but it’s unlikely: German foreig...

02 February, 2019 8:16 am 8:16 am

BERLIN (Reuters) – While German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas would like to see an “exit from Brexit” – Britain abandoning its plan to leave the European Union – he said in a newspaper interview on Sunday that he saw such Read More




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‘Bankfurt’, Paris await Brexit boom as banks stay loyal to Lond...

02 February, 2019 8:03 am 8:03 am

LONDON (Reuters) – In Frankfurt and Paris, the flood of banking jobs predicted to arrive after Brexit is, for now, little more than a trickle. An analysis of job postings on eight of the world’s major investment bank websites show Read More




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Greece does ‘mission impossible’, ratifies North Macedonia acco...

01 January, 2019 11:31 pm 11:31 pm

ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece on Friday ratified a landmark accord that changes the name of neighbouring Macedonia, ending a decades-old dispute with its neighbour and opening the way for the ex-Yugoslav republic to join the European Union and NATO. Prime Read More




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Former PM Major urges May to drop Brexit red lines

01 January, 2019 7:15 pm 7:15 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Former British prime minister John Major urged Theresa May on Saturday to drop her “red lines” on Brexit or allow parliament to find a way forward to avoid a damaging no-deal departure from the European Union in Read More




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Facebook brings stricter ads rules to countries with big 2019 votes

01 January, 2019 11:30 am 11:30 am

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc told Reuters on Tuesday that it would extend some of its political advertising rules and tools for curbing election interference to India, Nigeria, Ukraine and the European Union before significant votes in the next 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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Huawei sacks employee arrested in Poland on spying charges

01 January, 2019 11:35 am 11:35 am

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei HWT.UL said it had sacked an employee arrested in Poland on spying charges in a case that could intensify Western security concerns about the company. Poland’s internal affairs minister, Joachim Brudzinski, Read More




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