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Tag Archives: brexit

British PM May signals clean UK break with EU

LONDON, Jan 17, (Agencies): Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday said Britain will leave the EU’s single market in order to restrict immigration in a clean break from the bloc, but lawmakers can vote on the final deal. “Brexit must mean control of the number of people coming from Europe, …

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EU expat ‘fights’ for Brexit rights

LONDON, Nov 24, (Agencies): The Frenchman behind one of several grassroots campaigns for the post- Brexit rights of the three million citizens of other EU countries living in Britain remembers the referendum as a “nightmare”. “Like many, I was convinced that we would win,” 46-year-old Nicolas Hatton, who settled in …

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Brexit tragicomedy hits London stage – ‘Boris’ gets star billing

LONDON, Nov 18, (AFP): Wearing a blonde wig and bicycle helmet, a dishevelled Boris Johnson sings and raps at Vladimir Putin — Brexit as tragicomedy has hit the London stage. Five months after Britain’s shock referendum to leave the EU, “Brexit: The Musical” opened this week with a star role …

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Honeymoon over for UK PM – May: private woman and political enigma

BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom, Oct 2, (AFP): Facing ever-louder calls to define what Brexit means, the honeymoon is already over for British Prime Minister Theresa May after her meteoric rise to Downing Street following the vote to leave the EU. May swept to power ultimately unopposed in July in an internal …

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Bank of England cuts rates to record low of 0.25% on Brexit – Central bank to buy 60 billion pounds of govt debt

LONDON, Aug 4, (RTRS): The Bank of England swung into action on Thursday against the economic shock from Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, cutting interest rates to near nothing and unleashing billions of pounds to cushion the Brexit blow. In what one bank dubbed a “sledgehammer stimulus”, the …

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Competitive shake-up must in Great Britain

I LOVE England. Always have and always will. I am never happier than when there is a carpet of snow covering the garden and fields surrounding my country home or just out for a stroll with friends along the lush green banks of the Thames watching the swans. Peace, perfect …

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Cameron bows out, May becomes PM

LONDON, July 13, (Agencies): Outgoing British prime minister David Cameron admitted it had not been an “easy journey” as he left office after six years on Wednesday wishing his country “continued success” in its post-Brexit future. Speaking outside the premier’s Downing Street office before making the short journey to Buckingham …

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Prices hold $45-50 range despite Brexit

As June closed, oil prices posted their sixth consecutive monthly increase. As of June 30, ICE Brent, the international benchmark, was trading at slightly below $50 per barrel (bbl), while NYMEX West Texas Intermediate (WTI), the US crude marker, was ranging just under at $49.8/bbl. Brent finished the month at …

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With Brexit clouding outlook, US payrolls to tilt focus to Fed – Economic growth regains speed in second quarter

LONDON, July 1, (RTRS): Investors will start to peek beyond the Brexit-dominated headlines in the coming week to gauge the outlook for the global economy, and what impact an expected rebound in US job creation will have on central banks eyeing looser policy. Britain’s shock vote to leave the European …

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Britain vows action after racist attacks – Polish, Muslim leaders express concern

LONDON, June 28, (Agencies): Polish and Muslim leaders in Britain expressed concern on Monday after a spate of racially motivated hate crimes following last week’s vote to leave the European Union in which immigration was widely regarded as a key factor in the outcome. Police said offensive leaflets targeting Poles …

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