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LONDON (Reuters) – Extending Britain’s departure date from the European Union would only be a “sticking plaster” if deep-seated issues are left unresolved, City of London financial district chief Catherine McGuinness said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Catherine McGuinness, Chairman of the Policy and Resources Committee of the City of London Corporation, poses for a photograph
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt is seen outside Downing Street in London, Britain March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay LONDON (Reuters) – The European Union could next week hold an emergency summit to offer a Brexit extension with potentially onerous conditions such as holding another referendum, British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday.
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Manfred Weber, the European People’s Party’s lead candidate in the European Parliament elections, speaks after a meeting to decide on the fate of Hungary’s Fidesz party, in Brussels, Belgium March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Eva Plevier BERLIN (Reuters) – Extending Britain’s departure from the European Union until June is not a good idea as it would have
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks to the media outside New Zealand House, following Christchurch mosque attack in New Zealand, in London, Britain March 15, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls (Reuters) – British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will travel to Brussels on Thursday to discuss an “alternative” Brexit plan with European Union (EU)
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FILE PHOTO: Germany’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Heiko Maas attends a news conference with Finland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini, Sweden’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallstrom and State Secretary for Foreign Policy of Denmark Jonas Bering Liisberg, in Helsinki, Finland March 19, 2019. Lehtikuva/Jussi Nukari via REUTERS BERLIN (Reuters) – Delaying Britain’s departure
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Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May answers questions in the Parliament in London, Britain, March 20, 2019 in this screen grab taken from video. Reuters TV via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday she deeply regretted her decision to seek a Brexit extension from the European Union and she urged MPs,
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LONDON (Reuters) – France threatened to reject British Prime Minister Theresa May’s request for a three-month delay to Brexit on Wednesday unless she can guarantee to get her departure plans though parliament, potentially sending Britain crashing out of the EU without a deal. May asked the European Union to allow Britain to extend Brexit to
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May asked for a three-month delay to Brexit on Wednesday to buy time to get her twice-rejected departure deal though parliament, but the request faced immediate resistance from the European Commission. May’s initiative came just nine days before Britain is formally due to leave the European Union and marked
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and President of the European Council Donald Tusk are seen at the start of EU Tripartite Social Summit in Brussels, Belgium March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Council President Donald Tusk said on Wednesday that granting Britain a short postponement of Brexit was possible on condition that
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