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The Road to Brexit

From Reuters Graphics Brexit and the City Ever since Britain voted to leave the European Union there has been more debate about the future of London's large financial services industry than any other sector of the economy. So far there are signs of a slowdown, but there are no indications yet of a transformative decline. VIEW INTERACTIVE › Related Coverage:

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Commentary: Why Brexit Britain should look to Turkey

In the long learning curve of Brexit a handful of countries outside the European Union have become shorthand for Britain’s options. Norway offers a continuing place in the single market for those who want the softest form of leaving the EU. Canada stands for the free-trade agreement broadly on offer from the union. Now it’s Turkey’s turn to enter the Brexit lexicon – thanks to its customs union with the bloc.

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Commentary: Brexit reinvents the Dunkirk myth

“Darkest Hour,” the film portraying Winston Churchill as he takes the helm in a country teetering on the edge of submission to Nazi Germany, has been nominated for six Oscars, including for best leading actor and picture. The movie plays to a deep national sentiment that Britain can snatch victory from the jaws of defeat, portraying the ignominious evacuation of British forces at Dunkirk in 1940 as a triumph. In fact, the real takeaway is precisely the opposite.

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Britons dash to become German before Brexit

Driven by the prospect of Britain's withdrawal from the European Union next year, the number of British passport holders who became German citizens jumped by 162 percent last year, Germany's Federal Statistics Office said on Wednesday.

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