Brexit

YouGov Poll Puts “In” Camp in Lead After Britons Vote on EU: Sky

LONDON, June 23 – The campaign to keep Britain in the European Union appears to be ahead in Thursday’s EU membership referendum, according to polling firm YouGov which surveyed people about how they voted, Sky News reported. A YouGov online poll of nearly 4,800 people found 52 percent of respondents said they voted to remain

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Britain Votes on EU Membership After Tight and Bitter Campaign

By Elizabeth Piper LONDON, June 23 – Britons were voting on Thursday to decide the future of their country and Europe in a referendum on European Union membership that has divided the nation and is being nervously watched by financial markets and politicians across the world. Opinion polls taken before the vote indicated the outcome

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Sadiq Khan Exclusive: Britain is Stronger in the EU

BY Sadiq Khan On June 23, Britain will make the most important political decision the country has made in a generation. The European Union referendum will have far-reaching consequences, and the stakes could not be higher. The Leave campaign has tried to dismiss the economic arguments. But when you strip away the rhetoric and the myths,

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UK Opinion Polls Show Shift Towards “In” for EU Vote

LONDON, June 21 – Opinion polls published in the days ahead of Thursday’s referendum have mostly shown a shift towards keeping Britain in the European Union, but the race still looks too close to call. Prior to the most recent polls, in the period between June 10 and June 16, “Out” led in seven of

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In the Shadow of a Murder, Britain to Vote on EU Membership

By Guy Faulconbridge LONDON, June 20 – Britons will shape the future of the United Kingdom and Europe on Thursday when they decide whether to stay in the European Union following a campaign that has shown the potency of anti-establishment feeling in the West. The vote comes a week after the murder of a lawmaker

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What Would Brexit Mean for Middle East Investors?

EXCLUSIVE TO NEWSWEEK MIDDLE EAST By Christopher Dembik The vast majority of economists consider that Brexit will be an economic disaster for the United Kingdom, at least in the short and medium term. It is extremely difficult – almost impossible – to predict the exact impact on economic growth and on the sterling pound. If

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Outlook: Brexit Vote

The Brexit Vote is around the corner; Keep an eye on everything BY Noureldeen Al Hammoury In a few weeks, until Britons will vote on their country’s future relationship with the European Union (EU). The decision is set not only to affect the United Kingdom (U.K.) but also Europe and the world for years, if not

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Muslim Favourite to Run London After Racially Charged Campaign

By William James LONDON, April 30 – Sadiq Khan, a Muslim lawmaker from Britain’s opposition Labour Party, is the strong favourite to win London’s mayoral election on Thursday after a bitter contest marked by religious tensions and accusations of racism. Polls show Khan, the son of a bus driver, is as much as 20 percentage

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Brexit: Steering Right

Why the politics of dehumanizing Muslims should be viewed with extreme alarm By Nabila Ramdani IT was with ill-contained glee that Donald Trump seized upon the suicide attacks in Brussels to demonize Muslims. Offering no evidence whatsoever, the Republican frontrunner used his first interview on British television since launching his bid for the U.S. presidency

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With Eye on Downing Street, Boris Bets All On Brexit

By William James and Estelle Shirbon LONDON, Feb 22 – With one hand in his suit pocket and the other mussing his signature blond hair, Boris Johnson on Sunday took the riskiest gamble of his career: to oppose Prime Minister David Cameron by campaigning for Britain to leave the European Union. If the stars align

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