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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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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May warned on Monday that Britain’s planned exit from the EU could be derailed, a last-ditch effort to win over Brexit-supporting lawmakers who have repeatedly said they will vote down her divorce deal. The fate of the United Kingdom’s March 29 exit from the EU is deeply uncertain as
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May warned on Monday that Britain’s planned exit from the EU could be derailed, a last-ditch effort to win over Brexit-supporting lawmakers who have repeatedly said they will vote down her divorce deal. British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during a visit to the Portmeirion factory in Stoke-on-Trent, Britain
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Finance Minister Philip Hammond delivers a speech on Brexit at HSBC’s headquarters in Canary Wharf in London, Britain, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Stefan Rousseau/Pool LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will work with the financial industry to crack down on fraud, corruption and dirty money by launching a task force that will include senior banking
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Britain’s Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay appears on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show, in London, Britain January 13, 2019. Jeff Overs/BBC/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – The risk of the British parliament seeking to frustrate Brexit has increased, Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Sunday. The Sunday Times reported that rebel lawmakers were planning to wrest
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FILE PHOTO: British lawmaker Anna Soubry is seen outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, January 8, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – A man was arrested on Saturday after a video of a group of men verbally abusing pro-European lawmaker Anna Soubry prompted calls for the police to do more to protect politicians
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Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May, and the leader of opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn attend an Armistice remembrance service at St Margaret’s Church, in London, Britain November 6, 2018. John Stillwell/Pool via REUTERS (Reuters) – Senior British ministers have urged Prime Minister Theresa May to invite opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn for talks with a view
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