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    EU lawmakers approve post-Brexit trade treaty

    Brussels: European Union leaders, their British counterparts and European businesses expressed hope Wednesday that the final ratification of the post-Brexit trade deal will open a new, positive era of cooperation despite the many…

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    No Brexit transition period extension: Johnson

    London: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that there was “no talk” of extending the Brexit transition period despite the global coronavirus crisis. The outbreak has cancelled trade talks between the European…

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    UK govt to unveil post-Brexit trade talks goals

    London: The UK government is set to publish its strategy for post-Brexit trade talks on Thursday, as it prepares for formal negotiations with the European Union (EU). The government’s strategy will be…

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    Macron ‘not sure’ of UK-EU trade deal by 2020 end

    Paris: French President Emmanuel Macron has said that he was “not sure” a UK-European Union (EU) trade deal will be struck by December 31, the end of the Brexit transition period. “I…

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    UK Ministers brace for post-Brexit cabinet reshuffle

    London: Senior UK Ministers were bracing themselves for Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s first major cabinet reshuffle since the ruling Conservatives’ December 2019 general election victory, it was reported. The Prime Minister will make…

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    Brexit: Britain quits European Union

    London: Becoming the first country, Britain on Friday (local time) officially left the European Union (EU). The historic day, which marks an official end of 47 years of Britain’s membership in what…

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    Boris Johnson hails ‘new chapter’ as he signs EU divorce treaty

    London:Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday hailed “a new chapter” in Britain’s history as he signed its divorce treaty with the EU, clearing another hurdle before the country exits the bloc next…

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    EU officials signs off Brexit agreement

    Brussels: European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel signed the Brexit agreement on Friday, paving a way for his “ramification” by the European Parliament. “.@eucopresident Charles…

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    UK’s ‘Brexit election’ campaign enters final straight

    London: Britain’s election campaign entered its frenetic final straight Monday with Prime Minister Boris Johnson trying to lock in the votes needed to draw a line under years of arguments and paralysis over European Union membership.…

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    Corbyn to stay neutral in Brexit referendum

    London: Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has said he would remain neutral in a future Brexit referendum if Labour wins power. He told a BBC Question Time leaders’ special he would not…

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    Johnson and Corbyn spar over Brexit in first election debate

    Manchester: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn traded blows Tuesday over Brexit and the health system as they vied for votes during the first ever head-to-head TV debate.…

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    Conservative candidates vow to back Brexit deal: UK PM

    LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has revealed that every Conservative Party candidate standing in the country’s general election on December 12 has personally pledged to back his Brexit deal. In his first…

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    Johnson’s new manifesto to abandon no-deal Brexit

    London: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s new manifesto is set to abandon the threat of a no-deal Brexit as he attempts to gain support from the center ground, a media report revealed…

  • WorldEU Council President says Brexit extension may be the last one

    EU Council President says Brexit extension may be the last one

    Brussels: Outgoing European Council President Donald Tusk on Tuesday urged the British government to make the most of the Brexit extension granted by the bloc and warned that the process may not…

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    Dollar climbs amid Brexit uncertainty

    New York: The dollar appreciated in late trading on Friday amid falling sterling, as market participants awaited more updates concerning Brexit. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers,…

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    Lawmakers vote in favour of Boris Johnson’s new Brexit plan

    London: British lawmakers on Tuesday (local time) voted in favour of the new Brexit plan proposed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson as an attempt to fast-track the process of UK’s withdrawal from…

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    British PM denied new Brexit deal vote

    London: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was dealt a fresh blow Monday when the speaker of parliament denied him a second shot at getting his Brexit deal passed just 10 days before…

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    Johnson adamant on Brexit deadline, despite delay request

    London: A defiant British government has doubled down, insisting it will leave the European Union in 11 days despite parliament’s forcing a reluctant prime minister to request another delay. On a day…

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    Brexit deal shakes Northern Irish unionists

    Belfast: In the staunchly pro-British Shankill area of Belfast, Northern Irish unionists worry that the new Brexit deal threatens to loosen ties with mainland Britain that are the cornerstone of their identity.…

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    Brexit vote, earnings to guide markets ahead

    Mumbai: The Indian markets may react to British Parliament’s vote to delay a decision on Boris Johnson’s new Brexit deal next week. Besides, the way ahead will depend on the portfolio investments,…

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    Johnson’s Brexit: A lesser evil for the UK economy?

    London: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal, which was welcomed by business with a sigh of relief, could limit the damage of a hard EU departure but still won’t be painless.…

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    UK Parliament votes to delay Brexit deal decision

    London: British MPs on Saturday voted to delay the decision on the UK’s exit from the European Union (EU), ruling out a no-deal Brexit on October 31. MP Oliver Letwin, who proposed…

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    MPs set for ‘knife-edge’ vote on Johnson’s Brexit deal

    London: For the first time in 37 years, the UK Parliament will on Saturday to participate in what is being deemed as a “knife-edge” vote on Prime Minister’s Boris Johnson’s latest Brexit…

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    Johnson launches drive to win support for Brexit deal

    London: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday launched a drive to win over more support ahead of a crucial vote on his Brexit deal in the House of Commons on Saturday. A…

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    Johnson in race to win support for Brexit deal

    London: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will on Friday attempt to persuade MPs to back his Brexit deal ahead of what is expected to be a knife-edge vote in the House of Commons…

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    US dollar declines amid Brexit optimism

    New York: The US dollar declined against the British pound as Britain and the European Union (EU) reached a new Brexit deal. “We now have a newly agreed Protocol that protects peace…

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    Brexit: Talks continuing amid claims deal is close

    London: The UK government is playing down reports of an imminent Brexit deal with the EU, saying talks are still ongoing. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is under pressure to get a…

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    Significant work still to do on Brexit deal: Johnson

    London: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he can see “a way forward” to reaching a deal with the EU in “all our interests” before Brexit is due to happen on…

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    Brexit: Special Saturday UK House sitting on Oct 19

    London: Ahead of the October 31 Brexit deadline, British parliamentarians will have a special Saturday sitting on October 19 to decide the future, media reported. The session will take place one day…

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    UK Brexit minister’s visit to Brussels delayed to Friday

    Brussels: A visit by Britain’s Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay to meet EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier in Brussels has been delayed until Friday, an EU source close to the negotiations told AFP.…

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