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May defends Brexit deal as opponents plot no-confidence vote

Nov 17 2018

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May won the backing of the most prominent Brexiteer in her government on Friday as she fought to save a draft European Union divorce deal that has stirred up a plot to force her out of her job. | Video

May im politischen Überlebenskampf - Neuer Brexit-Minister

Nov 16 2018

London Die britische Premierministerin Theresa May kämpft nach einem Minister-Exodus aus Protest gegen ihren Brexit-Kurs ums politische Überleben.

UK pay growth fastest since 2008 as firms face staff shortages

Nov 13 2018

LONDON Average pay in Britain is rising at the fastest rate in nearly a decade, amid a record fall in the number of eastern European workers ahead of Brexit and business complaints about a shortage of qualified staff.

BoE's Broadbent says Brexit deal still most likely outcome: CNBC

Nov 12 2018

LONDON Bank of England Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent said on Monday he thought that Britain leaving the European Union next year under a transition agreement was still the most likely outcome from the negotiations.

Britain's Prince Charles says: I won't meddle when I am king

Nov 09 2018

LONDON Britain's Prince Charles said he will stop meddling in issues he feels strongly about when he eventually becomes king, saying he is "not that stupid". | Video

UK economy grows strongly, but with hints of tougher times ahead

Nov 09 2018

LONDON Britain enjoyed its fastest economic upturn since late 2016 during the third quarter, spurred by a surge in consumer spending over the hot summer and the soccer World Cup, which now appears to be tailing off ahead of Brexit. | Video

Britain's Prince Charles says: I won't meddle when I am king

Nov 08 2018

LONDON Britain's Prince Charles said he will stop meddling in issues he feels strongly about when he eventually becomes king, saying he is "not that stupid".

No deal yet as Irish border holds up Brexit, EU and UK say

Nov 06 2018

LONDON/BRATISLAVA A Brexit deal is close but not yet done due to differences over the Irish border, Britain and the European Union said on Tuesday as sterling see-sawed on contrasting perceptions of how hard it will be for Prime Minister Theresa May to clinch an agreement.

Regrexit? British voters would now back staying in the EU, poll shows

Nov 06 2018

LONDON Britain would now vote to stay in the European Union as more young people and those who did not bother to vote in the shock 2016 referendum would now vote against Brexit, a survey of 20,000 voters showed.

Hammond says growth, not budget surplus, key to reduce debt

Nov 06 2018

LONDON Chancellor Philip Hammond raised the prospect of looser budget policy after Brexit and said faster growth was the best way to cut Britain's debt burden, but insisted he was still committed to ultimately running a budget surplus.

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