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British PM backed in Brexit battle

16 November 2018 | 0 comments

British Prime Minister Theresa May received the backing of the last remaining pro-Brexit heavyweights in her cabinet on Friday as she battled to salvage her EU divorce deal and her job.After a tumultuous...

British PM fights rebellion over Brexit deal

16 November 2018 | 0 comments

British Prime Minister Theresa May battled Friday to salvage a draft Brexit deal and her own political future.After a tumultuous Thursday in which ministers resigned and members of her own party plotted...

European stocks rise at open; pound recovers

16 November 2018 | 0 comments

European stock markets firmed at the open Friday, while the pound steadied versus the euro and rose against the dollar a day after Britain's currency was hammered by Brexit fears.London's benchmark FTSE...

Pound rebounds as Brexit storm rages in UK

16 November 2018 | 0 comments

The pound rebounded Friday, a day after a severe shellacking, as some investors were willing to bet on Prime Minister Theresa May getting a controversial Brexit draft deal through parliament, dealers...

EU states wary of losing fishing rights in Brexit deal

15 November 2018 | 0 comments

Some EU member states have concerns about the draft Brexit deal, particularly about access to fishing in British waters, but there is little appetite in Brussels to reopen negotiations.British Prime Minister...

Relief on Irish border as Brexit deal unleashes political turmoil

15 November 2018 | 0 comments

As Britain's political class agonises over the draft Brexit deal, residents of windswept Irish border areas said they were relieved at an agreement that could offer a stable future for the region after...

Yemeni govt backs UN peace talks but Hodeida still at risk

15 November 2018 | 0 comments

Yemen's president has supported a UN push for fresh talks to end almost four years of fighting in his war-torn country, but analysts warn even a diplomatic breakthrough may not spare the port city of...

Top pro-Brexit MP requests no-confidence vote in British PM

15 November 2018 | 0 comments

Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg, leader of the hardline pro-Brexit European Research Group of lawmakers, on Thursday requested a vote of no-confidence in the British prime minister.The ERG leader handed...

Raab: unhappy Brexit minister with grand designs

15 November 2018 | 0 comments

Dominic Raab, who resigned as Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit minister on Thursday, is a smooth-talking former lawyer with a black belt in karate and poorly disguised political ambitions.A 44-year-old...

Raab resigns as Britain's Brexit minister: statement

15 November 2018 | 0 comments

British Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a huge blow on Thursday as Dominic Raab quit as her Brexit secretary, saying he "must resign" over the proposed EU withdrawal agreement."I cannot reconcile...

British PM suffers ministerial resignation over Brexit deal

15 November 2018 | 0 comments

A junior minister quit Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Thursday over the proposed Brexit withdrawal agreement, saying it failed to leave Britain as a sovereign nation.Shailesh Vara, a Northern...

Brexit deal 'good news for French economy', says minister

15 November 2018 | 0 comments

A proposed Brexit withdrawal agreement is "good news for the French economy", but Paris must keep an eye on its implementation, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said Thursday.The fact that an agreement...

Main points of the draft Brexit agreement

15 November 2018 | 0 comments

The European Union has published the 585-page draft Brexit deal aimed at ensuring a smooth divorce next March and outlining a transition period for both sides to adjust to the break.Key provisions aim...

Brexit in dates: From Leave vote to draft deal

15 November 2018 | 0 comments

From the shock Brexit vote to a cabinet agreement on a draft divorce deal, here are the milestones on Britain's rocky road out of the European Union.- Britons vote to leave -In a referendum Britons on...

UK lawmakers block suspension of member accused of sexual harassment

15 November 2018 | 0 comments

Britain's upper House of Lords on Thursday voted to block the suspension of a parliamentarian who allegedly tried to force a woman to sleep with him in exchange for a promotion.Lawmakers rejected the...



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