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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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Net Migration to Britain Fell Slightly Before EU Vote

By Kylie MacLellan LONDON, Aug 25 – Net migration to Britain fell slightly in the year to March but remained close to record levels, official data showed on Thursday, the first to be released since the June 23 vote to leave the European Union. Prime Minister Theresa May has said the result of the EU

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EU Wants Best Possible Ties With Britain After Brexit: Mogherini

BEIJING, July 13 – The European Union is hoping for the smoothest transition and best possible relationship with Britain after it leaves the union, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Wednesday. Interior minister Theresa May is set to become prime minister on Wednesday, succeeding David Cameron, who announced he was stepping down after

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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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UKIP Leader Farage Says He Will Step Down After Brexit Victory

By Kylie MacLellan LONDON, July 4 – The leader of Britain’s anti-European Union UK Independence Party (UKIP) Nigel Farage said on Monday he would stand down after having realized his ambition of winning last month’s referendum in favour of Brexit. “I have never been, and I have never wanted to be, a career politician. My aim

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