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London mayor joins business demands for Brexit transition deal

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LONDON London Mayor Sadiq Khan joined Britain's business leaders in warning that companies would start moving jobs and investment out of the country if they do not get a Brexit transition deal soon.

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EU calls report on May-Juncker talks a smear 5:47pm BST

BRUSSELS The European Commission said a newspaper report that Jean-Claude Juncker had disparaged Theresa May's "despondent" demeanour after a dinner last week was a deliberate smear intended to disrupt Brexit negotiations.

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After question on foreign meddling in Brexit, UK says democracy secure 5:31pm BST

LONDON Britain's democracy is one of the most secure in the world and will remain so, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday in response to a question about a suggestion that there may have been foreign interference in the Brexit vote.

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May says she is 'ambitious and positive' about Brexit talks 4:30pm BST

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday she was "ambitious and positive" about the country's future and its negotiations to leave the European Union, describing the talks as being conducted in a "constructive spirit".

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UK parliament to vote on Brexit deal before European parliament - May 4:29pm BST

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday she expected a vote in parliament on the final Brexit deal to take place before the European parliament gets to vote on the agreement.

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London introduces vehicle pollution levy in new blow to diesel 1:28pm BST

LONDON London brought in a new levy on the oldest and most polluting cars entering the city centre from Monday, almost doubling how much motorists have to pay in the latest blow to diesel.

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May's meeting with EU officials 'constructive and friendly' - spokesman 11:52am BST

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May's meeting with European Union officials last week was "constructive and friendly", her spokesman said on Monday when asked about an unflattering newspaper account of the meeting in a German newspaper.

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Johnson says absolutely no doubt Iran nuclear deal will be preserved 10:24am BST

LONDON There is absolutely no doubt that a deal between Western powers and Iran to curb its nuclear programme will survive despite the United States' decision not to recertify the deal, Britain's foreign minister Boris Johnson said on Monday.

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Now talk nice - EU script to help May settle Brexit bill 7:52am BST

BRUSSELS Diplomatic theatrics at last week's Brussels summit revealed how European Union leaders will coax British Prime Minister Theresa May over the next two months into parting with tens of billions of euros in return for a post-Brexit trade deal.

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'Despondent' May losing sleep on in-fighting, said Juncker - FAZ 22 Oct 2017

BRUSSELS Theresa May looked "despondent", with deep rings under her eyes, EU chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker told aides after dining with the British prime minister last week, a German newspaper said on Sunday.