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Brexit on a knife edge as PM Johnson stakes all on 'Super Saturday' vote

12:07am BST

LONDON Britain's exit from the European Union hung on a knife-edge on Friday as Prime Minister Boris Johnson scrambled to persuade doubters to rally behind his last-minute European Union divorce deal in an extraordinary vote in parliament.

Brexit on a knife edge as PM Johnson stakes all on "Super Saturday" vote

18 Oct 2019

LONDON, Oct 18 Britain's exit from the European Union hung on a knife-edge on Friday as Prime Minister Boris Johnson scrambled to convince doubters to rally behind his last-minute European Union divorce deal in an extraordinary vote in parliament.

Northern Ireland's DUP says it cannot support Brexit deal as it stands

17 Oct 2019

LONDON Prime Minister Boris Johnson's last-ditch attempt to clinch a Brexit deal was thrown into disarray just hours before a European Union summit on Thursday when the Northern Irish party he needs to help ratify any agreement refused to support it.

N.Ireland's DUP says: We cannot support Brexit deal as it stands

17 Oct 2019

LONDON, Oct 17 Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party said it could not support the last-ditch Brexit deal being proposed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the European Union, a serious blow to Johnson just hours before the bloc's leaders meet at a summit.

BT seeks to repair customer ties with new services and products

09 Oct 2019

LONDON The boss of Britain's biggest telecoms provider BT on Wednesday set out plans to improve the company's relationship with customers with new superfast services, more technical support and a return of its brand to the high street.

Trump hails 'nice victory' on trade as EU whisky, wine makers left reeling

04 Oct 2019

LONDON/WASHINGTON President Donald Trump hailed a "nice victory" on Thursday after the United States got the green light to place tariffs on European Union goods in a dispute over EU aircraft subsidies. | Video

Scottish whisky makers reel over U.S. tariffs in row over EU subsidies

03 Oct 2019

LONDON, Oct 3 Scottish whisky makers said on Thursday jobs and investment were at risk after the United States slapped a 25% tariff on their single malt spirit and France said the European Union could respond in the row over EU aircraft subsidies.

Moment of truth coming for Brexit with time running out, EU and Britain say

28 Sep 2019

BRUSSELS/LONDON Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney warned on Friday that time was running out for Britain and the European Union to hammer out a divorce deal with the British Brexit minister also saying the moment of truth was approaching.

Britain's Pearson punished for U.S. textbook slump warning

26 Sep 2019

LONDON Pearson warned that a 20% drop in demand for U.S. college textbooks would hit its profit and jeopardize a return to sales growth next year, triggering an 18% share price fall.

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