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Nissan to start building new Juke car at UK plant as Brexit looms

10 Oct 2019

SUNDERLAND, England Nissan said it will begin making the next-generation Juke vehicle at Britain’s biggest car plant on Monday, just over two weeks before a possible no-deal Brexit which the industry has warned could bring production to a halt.

Nissan says no-deal Brexit tariffs would be unsustainable for it in Europe

10 Oct 2019

SUNDERLAND, England No-deal Brexit tariffs of 10% on vehicles would be unsustainable for Nissan in Europe, where it runs Britain's biggest car factory, the Japanese company warned on Thursday.

UPDATE 2-Nissan says no-deal Brexit tariffs would be unsustainable for it in Europe

10 Oct 2019

* Japanese carmaker urges no tariffs if no-deal happens (Adds details)

Meghan Markle sues UK newspaper; Prince Harry attacks tabloid press

02 Oct 2019

LONDON Meghan Markle, the wife of Britain's Prince Harry, has started legal proceedings against the Mail on Sunday newspaper over the publication of a private letter that her lawyers said was "unlawful". | Video

Jaguar Land Rover to stop output at UK factories for a week due to Brexit

26 Sep 2019

GAYDON, England Britain’s biggest carmaker, Jaguar Land Rover, will halt production at its British factories for a week in November, its boss said on Thursday, joining BMW and Toyota in plans to help mitigate any immediate disruption from a no-deal Brexit.

Uber receives just a two-month London license with new safety conditions

24 Sep 2019

LONDON Uber on Tuesday received only a two-month London operating license, failing to secure a maximum five-year term in a battle with the regulator which has previously stripped the app of its right to take rides.

Uber receives just a two-month London licence with new safety conditions

24 Sep 2019

LONDON, Sept 24 Uber on Tuesday received only a two-month London operating licence, failing to secure a maximum five-year term in a battle with the regulator which has previously stripped the app of its right to take rides.

Labour deputy leader survives bid to oust him over Brexit

22 Sep 2019

LONDON/ BRIGHTON, England The deputy leader of Britain's Labour Party survived an attempt to oust him over Brexit on Saturday after party chief Jeremy Corbyn moved to defuse a row that threatened to overshadow the party's bid to show it was ready for power.

No-deal Brexit would force Japanese investors to reassess 40-year bet on UK

20 Sep 2019

LONDON Japanese companies and investors would be forced to reassess their four-decade bet on the United Kingdom if there is a disorderly exit from the European Union that shattered supply chains and cut off access to the bloc, Japan's ambassador said.

Uber awaits renewal decision on vital London license, just five days before expiry

20 Sep 2019

LONDON Uber is still waiting to see whether its license in London, which expires on Wednesday, will be renewed as the regulator, which previously stripped the taxi app of its right to operate in the city, remains tight-lipped about the decision.

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