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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.