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BMW to pause UK output of Minis after Brexit

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

BMW will stop production at its Mini factory in Oxford for several weeks to avoid supply disruption in case of a no-deal Brexit, the German auto giant said Tuesday.The carmaker will bring forward its...

Japan FM urges clarity over Brexit

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

Japan's foreign minister on Tuesday urged his visiting British counterpart to ensure clarity over Brexit amid signs Japanese businesses are growing increasingly nervous about Britain's future outside...

US finance giant buys UK insurance broker for £5bn

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

US-based financial services giant Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc. has agreed to buy British insurance broker Jardine Lloyd Thompson for £4.9 billion ($6.4 billion, 5.5 billion euros) including debt, the...

UK police warn no-deal Brexit will make their job harder

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

British police chiefs said Tuesday they are preparing for a no-deal Brexit but warned that losing access to dozens of EU-wide tools will make it "harder" to protect UK and European citizens.National Police...

Post-Brexit Britain shouldn't favour EU workers: report

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

Britain should not offer preferential access to European Union workers over those from outside the bloc after Brexit, a government-commissioned report said Tuesday.The independent Migration Advisory Committee...

EU's Tusk suggests extra Brexit summit in November

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

EU Council President Donald Tusk said Tuesday an extra European summit in November may be necessary to clinch a Brexit deal with the UK, warning that failure remains possible."Let me recall that limiting...

European stock markets steady at open

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

Europe's main stock markets steadied at the open on Tuesday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index down 0.1 percent to 7,291.53 points.In the eurozone, Frankfurt's DAX 30 was flat at 12,097.19 points...

Street artists erect road signs to shame London drug dealers

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

Fake street signs have popped up in a drug-blighted London neighbourhood as part of a campaign by fed-up residents and business owners to shame dealers and spur police into action.Guerrilla street artists...

Stock markets rebound on tariff talks hope

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

Stock markets and the dollar rose Tuesday after US President Donald Trump said he would thump China with another round of tariffs but give some room for talks before jacking them up to the highest rate."The...

British caver sues Elon Musk over 'pedo' comments

17 September 2018 | 0 comments

A British caver who helped in the dramatic rescue of 12 boys trapped in Thailand earlier this year sued Tesla founder Elon Musk on Monday for calling him a "pedo guy" and a "child rapist."The defamation...

Britain's Meghan launches Grenfell cookbook

17 September 2018 | 0 comments

In her first solo charity project, Meghan, the newly-wed wife of Britain's Prince Harry, launches a cookbook this week in support of families affected by the Grenfell Tower fire disaster in London.The...

No-deal Brexit 'would entail substantial costs': IMF

17 September 2018 | 0 comments

Britain's economy would suffer "substantial costs" should it leave the European Union in March with no divorce agreement, the International Monetary Fund warned Monday.Brussels and London have failed...

EU 'to do everything possible to avoid hard Brexit,' says Austria

17 September 2018 | 0 comments

The European Union should do "everything possible to avoid a hard Brexit," Austria's chancellor said on Monday ahead of a summit of EU leaders where Britain's exit from the bloc will be top of the agenda.EU...

Novichok ruled out after couple fall ill in UK town hit by poisoning

17 September 2018 | 0 comments

There is "nothing to suggest" that Novichok caused two people to fall ill in the British town where a Russian ex-spy and his daughter were poisoned by the deadly nerve agent, police said Monday.Parts...

French, UK fishermen agree 'Scallop Wars' truce

17 September 2018 | 0 comments

French fishermen said they had reached an agreement with their British counterparts on Monday over access to scallop-rich waters in the English Channel, after the long-simmering "Scallop Wars" flared...



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