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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 March. Britain’s former Prime Minister John Major gives a speech on Brexit in London, February
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FILE PHOTO: Ireland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney speaks at a ‘Global Ireland’ news conference in Dublin, Ireland January 8, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland’s commitment to the entire Brexit divorce deal struck with the British government but rejected by its parliament is “absolute”, including the contentious border “backstop”, foreign minister Simon
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FILE PHOTO: European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan holds a news conference on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) post-2020, in Brussels, Belgium June 1, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman DUBLIN (Reuters) – Britain could remove most obstacles blocking a Brexit deal if it rolls back on a promise of leaving the European Union’s customs
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street, London, Britain, January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May made no change to her demands in talks with European Union leaders despite her Brexit plan being defeated by British lawmakers earlier this week, the Telegraph newspaper reported bit.ly/2RCdHch on
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BRUSSELS/PARIS (Reuters) – EU Brexit negotiators are “watching the BBC and eating popcorn”, in the words of one of them, as Britain’s domestic rows over leaving make for compelling TV but frustrate Europe’s hopes for a clean break. FILE PHOTO: European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, European Council President Donald Tusk and European Union’s chief Brexit
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SANDRINGHAM, England (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth’s 97-year-old husband Prince Philip has “no injuries of concern” Buckingham Palace said on Friday, after he visited hospital for a precautionary check up following a car crash the day before. A view of the scene of car crash involving Prince Philip on A149 in Sandringham, Norfolk, Britain January 17,
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SANDRINGHAM, England (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth’s 97-year-old husband Prince Philip was recovering at the couple’s home in eastern England on Friday after escaping without injury when his car flipped over following a crash with another vehicle. Debris is shown at the scene where Britain’s Prince Philip was involved in a traffic accident, near the Sandringham
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FILE PHOTO: Germany’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas looks on during a ‘Global Ireland’ news conference in Dublin, Ireland January 8, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne/File Photo BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said a discussion should be held on whether to re-open the draft deal for Britain’s planned exit from the European Union, but only
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prince Philip waits for the bridal procession following the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, near London, Britain October 12, 2018. Alastair Grant/Pool via REUTERS/File photo LONDON (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth’s husband, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, 97, escaped uninjured from a
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Brandon Lewis arrives in Downing Street, London, Britain, December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay LONDON (Reuters) – Britain cannot stay in the current customs union with the European Union because striking international trade deals after Brexit is a priority, the chairman of Theresa May’s Conservative party said on Thursday. Brandon Lewis said meetings would be held
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FILE PHOTO: Canada’s Finance Minister Bill Morneau speaks during a news conference following a meeting with provincial and territorial finance ministers in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, December 10, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Wattie/File Photo SHERBROOKE, Quebec (Reuters) – The uncertainty over whether the United Kingdom will leave the European Union is not a direct problem for Canada but
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FILE PHOTO: Germany’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas looks on during a ‘Global Ireland’ news conference in Dublin, Ireland January 8, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne/File Photo BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said there was not much time left to find a solution for Britain’s departure from the European Union and “the time for playing
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FILE PHOTO: Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier Bettel arrives at a European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium December 14, 2018. REUTERS/Piroschka Van De Wouw/File Photo BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Luxembourg is intensifying its preparations for a chaotic British departure from the European Union, the country’s premier said on Tuesday after the British parliament rejected a draft
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Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leaves 11 Downing Steet in London, Britain, January 15, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – British Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond, Secretary of State for Business Greg Clark and Brexit minister Stephen Barclay are due to hold a conference call with business leaders at 2100 GMT after
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May faced the prospect of defeat in a historic vote in parliament on her Brexit deal on Tuesday, leaving the country in limbo about its membership of the world’s biggest trading bloc, which has shaped its economy for decades. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves from the back
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An anti-Brexit demonstrator holds an EU umbrella outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, January 14, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s parliament is debating whether to support Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, a decision which will define Britain’s departure from the European Union and set the course for the country’s economy.
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Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves from the back of 10 Downing Street in London, Britain, January 14, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May will force a second parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal despite facing defeat, The Sun reported on Monday. The British parliament is widely expected to vote against
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