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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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Bags and Bling, Tourists Seek Bargains in Brexit Britain

By Laura Gardner Cuesta LONDON, Sept 20 –  The sharp fall in sterling since Britain voted to leave the European Union has encouraged tourists to go on a spending spree, providing a little relief for the economy as it faces an overall sharp slowdown. Foreign visitors have helped boost high street sales since the referendum

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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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London Police Deploy Extra Armed Officers to Protect Against Attacks

LONDON, Aug 3 – London’s police force will deploy an additional 600 armed officers across the capital to protect against the threat of attacks, authorities announced on Wednesday. The threat level in London remains at “severe” and the increase is not in response to any specific intelligence but is a long-term response to a spate

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Silver Linings Playbook: Gulfside

Brexit’s rocked the boat. But for Gulf investors, there are other promising events on the horizon BY Tarek Fadlallah  So much for the traditional summer lull. The news flow over the past few weeks has been relentless and dramatic, with the potential to be epoch making. From an economic perspective and for those in the

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Brexit: England’s Own Goal

The business of European football faces an uncertain future post-Brexit BY Bilal Aziz Some say football and politics should never mix. Others say that football is political in its nature, but on English fans in Marseille, Brexit had evidently had an impact. As rowdy England football fans paraded their flags, bruises and scabs through Marseille

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