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Andrew MacAskill

Brexit talks are nearing their endgame, May says

12 Nov 2018

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday that there were still considerable unresolved issues with the European Union over Brexit as the two sides approached the "endgame" in negotiations for departure from the bloc.

Jo Johnson quits UK government, urges referendum to avoid Brexit chaos

10 Nov 2018

LONDON Jo Johnson, the younger brother of Boris, resigned from British Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Friday, calling in a withering critique for another referendum to avoid her Brexit plans unleashing Britain's greatest crisis since World War Two.

Britain confident of 'imminent' Brexit deal for financial sector

05 Nov 2018

LONDON The United Kingdom is confident that it is on the verge of reaching an agreement with the European Union to give London's vast financial centre access to EU markets after Brexit, Britain's financial services minister John Glen said on Monday.

UK and EU make progress on Brexit deal on financial services - UK official

01 Nov 2018

LONDON The United Kingdom and the European Union have made progress on a deal to give London's dominant financial centre basic access to EU markets after Brexit, two British officials said, but no agreement has yet been clinched. | Video

UK crime agency investigates Brexit campaigner Banks over loans

01 Nov 2018

LONDON Britain's serious crime agency began an investigation on Thursday into Brexit backer Arron Banks and one of the main groups that campaigned to leave the European Union over the true source of millions of pounds in loans.

UK crime agency investigates Brexit campaigner Banks over loans

01 Nov 2018

LONDON Britain's serious crime agency began an investigation on Thursday into Brexit backer Arron Banks and one of the main groups that campaigned to leave the European Union over the true source of millions of pounds in loans.

Hundreds of thousands take to streets in London demanding second Brexit vote

21 Oct 2018

LONDON/BELFAST Hundreds of thousands of supporters of the European Union marched through London on Saturday in the biggest demonstration so far to demand that the British government holds a public vote on the terms of Brexit. | Video

UK budget gap shrinks, but leeway still limited for Hammond

19 Oct 2018

Britain's government recorded a smaller budget deficit than expected in September, but the improvement is unlikely to give much help to finance minister Philip Hammond as he prepares his annual budget.

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