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No Brexit deal would cost Scotland 12.7 billion pounds: Study

January 15, 2018 1:39 am
No Brexit deal would cost Scotland 12.7 billion pounds: Study

Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon Scotland’s economy would contract by 8.5 percent and lose 12.7 billion pounds if Britain leaves the EU without a deal, Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon said Monday as she unveiled an economic impact study. “There is no option short of EU membership that is as good as being […]

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UK will not hold a second EU referendum: Theresa May spokesman

January 11, 2018 2:18 am
UK will not hold a second EU referendum: Theresa May spokesman

UK Prime Minister Theresa May UK Prime Minister Theresa May will not hold a second referendum on Britain’s exit from the European Union, amid growing calls for a new vote on Brexit. “We will not be having a second referendum,” May’s spokesman said Thursday. Earlier, leading Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage […]

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Brexit has already damaged Britain’s global brand: Sir Martin Sorrell

December 25, 2017 11:50 pm
Brexit has already damaged Britain’s global brand: Sir Martin Sorrell

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May (L) and Polish counterpart Mateusz Morawiecki walk past the honour guard during a welcoming ceremony in Warsaw on December 21, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Britain’s referendum to leave the European Union has already damaged the country’s “global brand,” says Sir Martin Sorrell, the head of […]

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Anger in UK over reported $50 billion Brexit bill

November 29, 2017 2:44 am
Anger in UK over reported $50 billion Brexit bill

This file photo taken on February 18, 2017 shows demonstrators dressed as custom officials at a mock customs checkpoint at the northern Ireland – Ireland border crossing between Dundalk in the Repulic of Ireland and Killeen in northern Ireland to protest against the potential introduction of border checks following the […]

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UK, EU reportedly agree on Brexit bill

2:04 am
UK, EU reportedly agree on Brexit bill

The Union Jack (L), the national flag of the United Kingdom, and the flag of the European Union are pictured within a bilateral meeting of Britain. (File photo) The UK and EU have reportedly reached an agreement on the terms of the Brexit financial settlement, a report says. According to The […]

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History will condemn Brexit ‘disaster’, says UK Conservative MP Anna Soubry

November 27, 2017 2:29 am
History will condemn Brexit ‘disaster’, says UK Conservative MP Anna Soubry

UK Conservative MP Anna Soubry The UK’s exit from the European Union (EU) is shaping up to be a “disaster” that history will condemn, says Member of Parliament Anna Soubry. Soubry, an outspoken Tory MP who campaigned against leaving the EU in last year’s Brexit referendum, said Sunday that anti-EU […]

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Brexit: Ireland urges UK to stay in customs union to avoid hard border

November 26, 2017 2:04 am
Brexit: Ireland urges UK to stay in customs union to avoid hard border

Anti-Brexit campaigners are seen south of the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. (Photo by Reuters) The Republic of Ireland has threatened to veto Brexit trade talks unless Britain provides guarantees over Dublin’s border with Northern Ireland. The Irish EU commissioner, Phil Hogan, said on Sunday that […]

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European Union President Donald Tusk says reaching Brexit deal by December ‘huge challenge’

November 25, 2017 11:00 pm
European Union President Donald Tusk says reaching Brexit deal by December ‘huge challenge’

UK Prime Minister Theresa May (R) speaks with European Council President Donald Tusk during an EU summit at the European Council in Brussels on November 24, 2017. (AFP photo) European Union President Donald Tusk says that a Brexit deal by December is a “huge challenge” and has given UK Prime […]

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Brexit talks ‘very positive,’ but issues remain: Theresa May

November 24, 2017 11:00 pm
Brexit talks ‘very positive,’ but issues remain: Theresa May

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May (L) and European Council President Donald Tusk (R) attend a bilateral meeting during the Eastern Partnership summit at the European Council headquarters in Brussels, on November 24, 2017. (Photo by AFP) British Prime Minister Theresa May has said Brexit negotiations with European Council President Donald Tusk have […]

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UK universities ‘face disaster’ without clear Brexit plan

November 22, 2017 10:45 am
UK universities ‘face disaster’ without clear Brexit plan

A leading vice-chancellor has warned that British universities face “a moment of great trauma” in the next few weeks if the government does not make clear its post-Brexit plans for EU residents in the UK. (File Photo) UK universities face “a moment of great trauma” unless the British government makes […]

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No evidence of Russian meddling in Brexit votes: Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson

November 21, 2017 11:30 pm
No evidence of Russian meddling in Brexit votes: Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson

A video grab from footage broadcast by the UK parliament shows Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson as he speaks in the House of Commons in London on November 21, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has reiterated his conviction that there is “no evidence” Russia has ever […]

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European Union President Donald Tusk gives UK Prime Minister Theresa May new Brexit ultimatum

November 18, 2017 12:27 am
European Union President Donald Tusk gives UK Prime Minister Theresa May new Brexit ultimatum

EU President Donald Tusk (L) and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven during a press conference in Gothenburg, Sweden, November 17, 2017. (AFP photo) European Union President Donald Tusk has warned Britain that it has two weeks to make “much more progress” on Brexit negotiations in order to begin talks by […]

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The Bank of England believes that Britain’s financial services industry stand to lose 75,000 jobs after Brexit

October 31, 2017 4:43 pm
The Bank of England believes that Britain’s financial services industry stand to lose 75,000 jobs after Brexit

The Bank of England building in London’s Threadneedle Street The Bank of England believes that Britain’s financial services industry might lose as many as 75,000 jobs after leaving the European Union (EU). The figure is part of the bank’s “reasonable scenario” for the post-Brexit UK, where no specific financial deal […]

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The Bank of England believes that Britain’s financial services industry stand to lose 75,000 jobs after Brexit

4:43 pm
The Bank of England believes that Britain’s financial services industry stand to lose 75,000 jobs after Brexit

The Bank of England building in London’s Threadneedle Street The Bank of England believes that Britain’s financial services industry might lose as many as 75,000 jobs after leaving the European Union (EU). The figure is part of the bank’s “reasonable scenario” for the post-Brexit UK, where no specific financial deal […]

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More British voters support no-deal Brexit: Poll

October 22, 2017 8:09 pm
More British voters support no-deal Brexit: Poll

A UK flag flies from a pole as construction cranes stand near skyscrapers in the City of London, October 21, 2017. (Photo by AFP) More than a third of British voters say they would support leaving the European Union without striking any deals with the bloc, a new poll has […]

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