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PM Vows to Make Britain “Sovereign” in First Brexit Detail

LONDON, Oct 2 – Prime Minister Theresa May will promise to make Britain “a sovereign and independent country” by repealing the act that took it into what is now the European Union next year, she told the Sunday Times newspaper. In an interview, May, appointed after Britain’s vote in June to leave the EU, said

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Britain’s Libya Intervention Flawed, ex-PM Cameron to Blame – Lawmakers

LONDON, Sept 14  – Britain’s 2011 military intervention in Libya, ordered by former prime minister David Cameron, relied on flawed intelligence and hastened the North African country’s political and economic collapse, lawmakers said on Wednesday in a damning report. Britain and France led international efforts to help oust Libya’s then-leader Muammar Gaddafi in early 2011,

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Theresa May to Take Over as British PM After Brexit Shocks

LONDON, July 13 – Theresa May will take over the job of British prime minister from David Cameron on Wednesday after a series of political shocks caused by Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. May, who has been interior minister for six years and is seen by her supporters as a safe pair of

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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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Expressing Regret, Cameron Says Britain Will Not Turn Back On EU

BRUSSELS, June 28 – Expressing regret and sadness over Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday the country would not turn its back on Europe and would instead build the strongest ties it could. At what he said would be his last EU summit, Cameron told a news

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“No Need to Write, David,” Impatient EU Tells Cameron

By Alastair Macdonald BRUSSELS, June 26 – Britain need not send a formal letter to the European Union to trigger a two-year countdown to its exit from the bloc, EU officials said, implying British Prime Minister David Cameron could start the process when he speaks at a summit on Tuesday. “‘Triggering’ … could either be

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Merkel Sees No Need to Rush Britain Into Quick EU Divorce

By Michael Holden and Paul Carrel LONDON/BERLIN, June 26 – German Chancellor Angela Merkel sought on Saturday to temper pressure from Paris, Brussels and her own government to force Britain into negotiating a quick divorce from the EU, despite warnings that hesitation will let populism take hold. Eurosceptics in other member states applauded Britons’ decision

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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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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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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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