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From Reuters Graphics Brexit and the City With only six months until Britain is due to leave the European Union, there are still critical questions over the long-term future of London as the bloc's pre-eminent financial centre. The latest Reuters assessment of the City's fortunes shows a slowdown in some areas, while others are thriving despite the uncertainty VIEW INTERACTIVE › Related Coverage:

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Commentary: Why the EU should cut Brexit Britain a break

In scarcely more than six months Britain will leave the European Union. That departure on March 29, 2019 could be toxic and disruptive through a failure to reach a deal, hurting Britain most of all, but the EU as well. Or there could be an amicable parting of the ways. For this to happen European leaders meeting in Salzburg this week must now give some ground as the negotiations enter their final stage.

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Despite 'big gaps', UK and EU talk up Brexit prospects

Prime Minister Theresa May and other EU leaders voiced renewed confidence on Thursday they could secure a Brexit deal, saying they were working hard to overcome the hurdles that only days ago brought the talks to a halt.

UK ready to drop Brexit demand on Irish border - Bloomberg

British Prime Minister Theresa May is ready to agree to a fallback arrangement for the border between the United Kingdom and Ireland which does not have a time limit, to speed Brexit talks, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing unnamed sources.

Ireland insists on Brexit 'backstop' - PM Varadkar

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday that a possible extension of Britain's post-Brexit transition period would not diminish Ireland's need for a "backstop" to avoid a hard border with Northern Ireland.


Brexit transition period may be extended

Prime Minister Theresa May signals she would consider extending a so-called transition period “for a matter of months” after Britain leaves the European Union, a move her critics say is a betrayal of Brexit.


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