Brexit Trade Deal with EU Could Take 10 Years, U.K. Envoy to EU Says

LONDON, Dec 15 – A post-Brexit trade deal between Britain and the European Union might take 10 years to finalise and could still fail, the United Kingdom’s ambassador to the bloc has told Prime Minister Theresa May’s government, the BBC reported on Thursday. Ivan Rogers, Britain’s envoy to the EU, warned ministers that the European

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Britain to Protect Soldiers Serving Overseas From Legal Claims

BIRMINGHAM, Oct 4 – Britain will protect its armed forces serving overseas from “vexatious” human rights claims by making it possible to suspend the European Convention on Human Rights in future conflicts, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday. The ruling Conservative Party has criticised what it calls spurious legal claims against British troops returning

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Britain Promises Brexit Will not Create Legal Vacuum At WTO

By Tom Miles GENEVA, Sept 27 – Britain’s trade minister promised on Tuesday its departure from the European Union would not create a legal vacuum at the World Trade Organization, and said Britain was determined to champion free trade. Britain is a full and founding member of the WTO, but its membership terms are currently

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