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FILE PHOTO: German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz attends a press conference after the federal cabinet meeting in Potsdam, Germany November 15, 2018. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany hopes that Britain will leave the European Union in an orderly manner, but Berlin is also prepared for Britain crashing out of the bloc without a mutually
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FILE PHOTO: Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov, who were formally accused of attempting to murder former Russian intelligence officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury, are seen in an image handed out by the Metropolitan Police in London, Britain September 5, 2018. Metroplitan Police handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – British police on
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BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) – Britain and the European Union agreed a draft text setting out a close post-Brexit relationship, officials said, though wrangling with Spain over control of Gibraltar must still be settled before EU leaders meet on Sunday. Thursday’s news sent the pound nearly one percent higher on relief among investors that 18 months of
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Prime Minister Theresa May greets Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz in Downing Street in London, Britain, November 22, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May and Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz on Thursday welcomed the agreement on the terms of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union and the text on the political declaration on the
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain and the European Union have agreed in principle on a text setting out their future relationship. The deal is pending endorsement by the bloc’s leaders at a summit on Sunday. British and EU flags are seen in Brussels, November 21, 2018 Here are some key elements of the 26-page draft text,
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BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) – Britain and the European Union agreed a draft text setting out a close post-Brexit relationship, officials said, though wrangles over fish and the future of Gibraltar must still be settled before leaders meet on Sunday. British Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker leave to discuss draft agreements on
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DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland’s parliament overwhelmingly backed the divorce deal struck last week by Brexit negotiators, with all major parties supporting the draft agreement that the government says achieves all its key priorities. Ireland’s Taoiseach Leo Varadkar makes a statement at Government Buildings in Dublin, Ireland, November 14, 2018. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne Although a vote was
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Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, arrives back at 11 Downing Street, in London, Britain November 15, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Leaving the European Union without a transition deal would cost Britain tens of billions of pounds, and failure to support Prime Minister Theresa May’s preferred plan could jeopardise Brexit altogether, Chancellor
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Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London, Britain, November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May spoke to Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez about her commitment to agreeing a Brexit deal that works for the whole of the United Kingdom, including Gibraltar, May’s office said on Wednesday.
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British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves to discuss draft agreements on Brexit, at the EC headquarters in Brussels, Belgium November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Walschaerts BRUSSELS (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May said she will return to Brussels on Saturday for more talks with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker after a meeting on Wednesday failed
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British Prime Minister Theresa May meets with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to discuss draft agreements on Brexit, at the EC headquarters in Brussels, Belgium November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A meeting in Brussels between Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker made progress on an outline of Britain’s
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DUP Leader Arlene Foster talks to the media at a news conference at Stormont in Belfast, Northern Ireland, November 2, 2018. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne BELFAST (Reuters) – The Northern Ireland party whose 10 members of parliament back British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government does not plan to withdraw its support yet despite opposition to her Brexit
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Britain’s Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, John McDonnell, speaks during a Reuters Newsmaker event in London, Britain November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party’s finance policy chief, John McDonnell, said on Wednesday there was not a majority in parliament for leaving the European Union without a deal. “I think an
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives in Brussels on Wednesday to attempt to agree a blueprint of Britain’s post-Brexit ties with the European Union, which the bloc’s diplomats said was being held up by disagreements over Gibraltar, fisheries and trade. FILE PHOTO: British Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission President Jean-Claude
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FILE PHOTO – Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon listens to Plaid Cymru’s leader Adam Price speak at the Scottish National Party’s party’s conference in Glasgow, Scotland, Britain, October 8, 2018. REUTERSRussell Cheyne (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May told Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Tuesday that the Brexit deal she has negotiated with
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FILE PHOTO: Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez speaks during a joint news conference with Morocco’s Prime Minister Saad Eddine El Othmani (not pictured) in Rabat, Morocco November 19, 2018. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal MADRID (Reuters) – Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Tuesday that Spain will vote against the European Union’s draft Brexit agreement if the included
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Boris Johnson addresses delegates at a Conservative Home fringe meeting on the third day of the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham, October 2, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville BELFAST (Reuters) – British Chancellor Philip Hammond and former foreign minister Boris Johnson are both expected to attend the annual conference of the Democratic Unionist Party in Belfast this
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LONDON (Reuters) – British companies began triggering contingency plans to keep their businesses operating if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, underlining growing concern that political wrangling in London could thwart an agreement with Brussels. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at the Confederation of British Industry’s (CBI) annual conference in
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LONDON (Reuters) – The Northern Irish kingmakers who prop up British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government sent her a stark warning over her draft Brexit divorce deal, pulling support in several parliamentary votes on a finance bill. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May replies to questions after speaking at the Confederation of British Industry’s
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Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May replies to questions after speaking at the Confederation of British Industry’s (CBI) annual conference in London, Britain, November 19, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May will travel to Brussels on Wednesday evening to meet European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker as part of talks on future
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FILE PHOTO – DUP Leader Arlene Foster talks to the media at a news conference at Stormont in Belfast, Northern Ireland, November 2, 2018. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne LONDON (Reuters) – The small Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) which supports British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government failed to back her in several votes on a finance
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European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier attends a news conference to hand over the Brexit draft text to European Council President Donald Tusk, in Brussels, Belgium, November 15, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union’s Brexit negotiator said on Monday the draft Brexit deal reached between the bloc and London was “fair
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Britain’s Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers leaves after a cabinet meeting at number 10 Downing Street, in central London, Britain July 12, 2016. REUTERS/Neil Hall LONDON (Reuters) – Two more Conservative members of parliament have submitted letters calling for a no-confidence vote in British Prime Minister Theresa May, the BBC’s political editor said in a
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Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party, arrives to speak at the Confederation of British Industry’s (CBI) annual conference in London, Britain, November 19, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – British opposition Labour Party won’t countenance a no-deal Brexit, party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Monday, even as it plans to vote against Prime Minister
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