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Britain’s May Offers Lawmakers Some Scrutiny of Brexit Process

LONDON, Oct 12 – British Prime Minister Theresa May has offered to give lawmakers some scrutiny of the process to leave the European Union on condition they did not “undermine” her negotiations with 27 other members of the bloc. May has said she will trigger the formal EU divorce by the end of March but

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Brexit Not the End of European Union, Juncker says

By Alastair Macdonald and Robin Emmott STRASBOURG, Sept 14 – The president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, sought on Wednesday to rally support for the European Union, saying the bloc battered by the UK Brexit referendum was not about to break up despite its existential crisis. In setting out the Commission’s plans for the

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Brexit and Protectionism: Two More Nails in Globalization’s Coffin

BY Christopher Dembik The globalization process has clearly stopped. The evolution of international trade in volume is close to its lowest level, which is the best proof that globalization is not working so well anymore. Not only this, but also the glorious period of the 2000s, which corresponds to a time of accelerated globalization as a

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#Cringin’: British Youth Unimpressed With Pro-EU Campaign Video

By Estelle Shirbon LONDON, May 25 – A campaign video urging young Britons to vote to stay in the European Union in a June 23 referendum backfired on Wednesday, with young people taking to Twitter in droves to denounce it as patronising. To a soundtrack of thumping dance music, the video shows images of young

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