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Guy Faulconbridge

UK border risks snarl up in no-deal Brexit - audit office

7:46am BST

LONDON The United Kingdom's border risks being snarled up in a no-deal Brexit because as few as 30 percent of traders are prepared, the European Union would introduce controls and organised crime groups would exploit weaknesses, the National Audit Office said.

UK's Dover is ready for Brexit but eyes French border and paperwork

15 Oct 2019

DOVER, England Dover, Europe's busiest ferry port, is as prepared for Brexit as it can be but there are uncertainties over the extent to which freight operators are ready for new declarations and whether France will keep goods moving, the port's chief executive said. | Video

Climate change activists target BlackRock in London

15 Oct 2019

LONDON Climate activists targeted BlackRock, the world's biggest asset manager, in London on Monday, demanding that major financial institutions starve fossil fuel companies of the money they need to build new mines, wells and pipelines.

Brexit hangs in the balance as EU doubts a deal this week

14 Oct 2019

LONDON/BRUSSELS A deal to smooth Britain's departure from the European Union hung in the balance on Monday after diplomats indicated the bloc wanted more concessions from Prime Minister Boris Johnson and said a full agreement was unlikely this week.

Brexit-Abkommen hängt kurz vor EU-Gipfel in der Schwebe

14 Oct 2019

London/Brüssel Wenige Tage vor dem EU-Gipfel Ende der Woche hängt eine Vereinbarung für den Austritt Großbritanniens aus der Europäischen Union noch immer in der Schwebe.

Brexit hangs in the balance as EU demands more British concessions

14 Oct 2019

LONDON/LUXEMBOURG, Oct 14 A deal to smooth Britain's departure from the European Union hung in the balance on Monday after diplomats indicated the bloc wanted more concessions from Prime Minister Boris Johnson and said a full agreement was unlikely this week.

Last chance Brexit saloon: British and Irish leaders to meet

10 Oct 2019

LONDON, Oct 10 Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet his Irish counterpart on Thursday in a last-ditch attempt to revive a British proposal for a Brexit deal that the European Union said falls far short of what is needed for an orderly divorce.

EU tells Britain - Make more concessions if you want a Brexit deal

10 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS/LONDON The European Union told British Prime Minister Boris Johnson he must make significant concessions if he wants to strike a last-minute Brexit deal.

EU tells PM Johnson to stop playing 'stupid' Brexit blame game

08 Oct 2019

LONDON/BRUSSELS The European Union accused Britain of playing a "stupid blame game" over Brexit on Tuesday after a Downing Street source said a deal was essentially impossible because German Chancellor Angela Merkel had made unacceptable demands. | Video

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