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British PM May to Trigger EU Divorce Process by End of March

BIRMINGHAM, England, Oct 2 – British Prime Minister Theresa May will trigger the divorce process from the European Union by the end of March, firing the starting gun on the country’s biggest shift in policy since World War Two. May, appointed prime minister shortly after Britain voted in June to leave the bloc, has been

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Cameron Says UK Must Stay Close to the EU After Brexit

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 11  – Prime Minister David Cameron said it was in Britain’s fundamental interest to remain very close to the European Union when it renegotiates a new relationship with the bloc it voted to leave in a referendum last month. Speaking to global aerospace executives at the Farnborough airshow, Cameron said Britain must

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Thousands Gather in London to Protest Against Brexit Vote

By Alistair Smout LONDON, July 3 – Thousands of demonstrators gathered in central London on Saturday to march in protest against last week’s vote to leave the European Union, a result that has plunged Britain into political chaos and which most people in the capital rejected. Most protestors were young adults, and many were draped

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2027: England and Wales Submit Application for EU Membership

Exclusive to Newsweek Middle East: BY Sultan Al Qassemi February 26 2027 England and Wales submit application for EU Membership Almost nine years after withdrawing from the European Union, Sadiq Khan, the Prime Minister of the Union of England and Wales yesterday submitted an official request to Brussels to join the European Union. Last November

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Business Outlook: What’s on Tap for Investors in July?

BY Christopher Dembik Traditionally, July is a relatively stable month for investors. However, in recent years, they have learned the hard way that there is no longer a quiet summer in financial markets. Investors will have to watch out for three main events next month that can influence financial assets. Fed on Standby The first

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Brexit: The Aftermath

Britain polarized, markets slide, EU holds its breath.  — Xenophobia on the rise; Cameron out By Ben White In the early hours of Friday morning, Britain woke up to a political and economic earthquake. Asked whether or not the country should remain a member of the European Union (EU), a majority – 52 percent –

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British EU Vote Unnerves World Leaders and Markets

By Estelle Shirbon and Ben Blanchard LONDON, June 27 – Britain plunged deeper into political crisis on Sunday after its vote to leave the European Union last Thursday, leaving world officials and financial markets confused about how to handle the political and economic fallout. Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron is expected to stay on in

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Britain Votes to Leave EU, Cameron Quits

By Guy Faulconbridge and Kate Holton LONDON, June 24  – Britain has voted to leave the European Union, forcing the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron and dealing the biggest blow to the European project of greater unity since World War Two. Global financial markets plunged as results from Thursday’s referendum showed a near 52-48

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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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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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