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Brexit and the City - Taking London's financial pulse

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LONDON Will Britain's decision to leave the European Union in 2019 damage one of its most successful industries? | Video

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Brexit campaign probed over possible breach of electoral finance rules 4:37pm GMT

LONDON Britain's Electoral Commission has opened an investigation to establish whether Vote Leave Limited, the organisation behind the official campaign to leave the European Union, breached campaign finance rules during the 2016 referendum campaign.

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EU proposes two-year plan to close gender pay gap 3:56pm GMT

BRUSSELS The European Commission proposed a two-year plan on Monday for closing the gender pay gap after finding little improvement in the past five years.

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EU's Barnier presses UK on Irish border Brexit problem 3:49pm GMT

BRUSSELS The European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier stepped up pressure on the United Kingdom on Monday to propose how to avoid having a physical border with the Republic of Ireland if London wants to get a good trade deal with the EU. | Video

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Factbox - Impact on banks from Britain's vote to leave the EU 2:01pm GMT

Banks have said they could move thousands of jobs out of Britain to prepare for the country's planned exit from the European Union.

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Factbox - Insurers' preparations regarding Britain's planned EU exit 1:35pm GMT

British ship insurer North is setting up a subsidiary in Dublin, joining a growing list of insurers setting up regulated European Union operations in case Britain does not have access to the single market after Brexit.

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German coalition talks collapse is 'bad news for Europe' - Dutch minister 12:39pm GMT

BRUSSELS The collapse of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's talks to form a three-way coalition government is "bad news for Europe" given the leading role of the European Union's biggest member state, the Dutch foreign minister said on Monday.

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Post-Brexit border checks could add 1.5 billion pounds to UK aerospace costs 11:48am GMT

LONDON Britain's aerospace industry could face 1.5 billion pounds a year in extra costs after Brexit if firms exporting components to the European Union face additional checks at the border, industry body ADS Group said on Monday.

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Britain to submit 'Brexit bill' proposal before December EU meeting 8:31am GMT

LONDON Britain will submit proposals on how to settle its divorce bill with the European Union before an EU summit next month and is expected to negotiate hard, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday.

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EU's Tusk says alarmed that Poland's policy resembles 'Kremlin's plan' 19 Nov 2017

WARSAW European Council President Donald Tusk said on Sunday he was alarmed by the similarity of policies pursued by Poland's right-wing government to what he described as "Kremlin's plan".