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'No-deal' Brexit would hit trucks, airlines and pet owners - government papers

7:03pm EDT

LONDON Leaving the European Union without a proper divorce deal could ground airlines, stop hauliers from lugging goods to the world's biggest trading bloc and even make headaches for pet owners who want to take their dogs on holiday, according to government documents.

'No-deal' Brexit would hit trucks, airlines and pet owners: government papers

11:57am EDT

LONDON Leaving the European Union without a proper divorce deal could ground airlines, stop hauliers from lugging goods to the world's biggest trading bloc and even make headaches for pet owners who want to take their dogs on holiday, according to government documents.

May challenges EU as Brexit talks hit 'impasse', sterling tumbles

Sep 22 2018

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday that Brexit talks with the European Union had hit an impasse, defiantly challenging the bloc to come up with its own plans a day after EU leaders savaged her proposals. | Video

UK PM's Brexit plans opposed by 40 rebels in her party: former Brexit minister

Sep 20 2018

LONDON Britain's former Brexit minister David Davis has said up to 40 lawmakers from Prime Minister Theresa May's party will vote against her plans to leave the European Union, meaning she may struggle to get her deal through parliament.

May's Brexit plans opposed by 40 rebels in her party: former Brexit minister

Sep 20 2018

LONDON Britain's former Brexit minister David Davis has said up to 40 lawmakers from Prime Minister Theresa May's party will vote against her plans to leave the European Union, meaning she may struggle to get her deal through parliament.

Han Solo's jacket could fetch $1.3 mln at film auction

Sep 19 2018

LONDON, Sept 20 A jacket worn by Harrison Ford as Han Solo in the Star Wars film "The Empire Strikes Back" is expected to sell for up to 1 million pounds ($1.3 million) at an auction of movie memorabilia on Thursday.

UK Labour warns big banks must never again be masters of the economy

Sep 14 2018

LONDON, Sept 15 London's vast financial services industry must never again be the "master of the economy", the opposition Labour finance spokesman will say on Saturday in a speech accusing bankers of profiting from speculation at the expense of ordinary people.

World is sleepwalking towards another financial crisis, former UK PM Brown warns

Sep 14 2018

LONDON Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown warned that the world is on the verge of sleepwalking into another financial crisis because governments have failed to tackle the causes of the last major financial crash a decade ago. | Video

London loses top spot to New York in financial survey due to Brexit

Sep 12 2018

LONDON New York has overtaken London as the world's most attractive financial center, a survey said on Wednesday, as Britain's decision to leave the EU prompts banks to shift jobs out of the city to keep access to Europe's single market. | Video

UK's summer of discontent: Conservative grassroots can't stand PM's Brexit plan

Sep 05 2018

BEACONSFIELD, England Over wet grilled sausages and red wine on a rainy British weekend, an evening garden gathering of ageing Conservative Party members seems an unlikely setting for subversion.

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