PARIS The European Union expects Britain to seek its assistance to avoid disruption to food imports in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the EU's agriculture chief said on Saturday.
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LONDON British cabinet ministers want Prime Minister Theresa May to stand down after local elections in May and allow a new leader to carry out the next phase of the Brexit negotiations, the Guardian newspaper reported.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Almost half of British social entrepreneurs believe that Britain leaving the European Union without a withdrawal agreement will have no impact on their businesses, a survey said on Friday.
LONDON "U.S. EASES CURBS ON EXPORTS TO CHINA" read a Reuters headline on March 1, 1989, when Washington lifted long-standing restrictions on technology shipments to China.
BRUSSELS There will be no decisive breakthrough on a Brexit deal when Britain's prime minister meets other EU leaders at a summit with their Arab peers in Egypt at the weekend, an EU official said on Friday.
LONDON British lawmaker Ian Austin resigned from the opposition Labour Party on Friday, the ninth person to do so this week, saying it was "broken" and had been taken over by the "hard left".
EDINBURGH British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn could seize on a "huge opportunity" to win back key seats in its former Scottish heartland by endorsing a second vote on Brexit, former Labour prime minister Tony Blair said.
LONDON A group of Conservative lawmakers said on Friday they had warned Prime Minister Theresa May that they are ready to try to force a delay to Britain's exit from the European Union to prevent a disorderly 'no deal' Brexit.
LONDON Work is continuing at pace to secure the changes Britain is seeking to its exit deal with Brussels in order to win the backing of parliament, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokeswoman said on Friday.
PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron will host Germany's Angela Merkel in France on Feb. 27 for a working meeting to discuss Brexit, U.S. relations as well as the two countries defense partnership, Macron's office said on Friday.
BERLIN German business morale fell for the sixth straight month in February, a survey showed on Friday, reflecting concern among corporate executives that trade hostilities will worsen a slowdown in Europe's largest economy.
BEIJING China would welcome a visit by Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Friday, a day after Hammond said talk of deploying a British warship in the Pacific had complicated bilateral relations.
MUNICH The German economic weak phase is set to continue, an economist at the Ifo institute said on Friday, adding a hard Brexit was by no means off the table yet and if U.S. President Donald Trump implemented punitive tariffs, it would hit export expectations.
LONDON/BRUSSELS Britain and the European Union on Thursday played down the chances of clinching an immediate Brexit divorce deal but diplomats said they were edging closer to a legal compromise that Prime Minister Theresa May hopes will win over the British parliament.
PARIS The European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Friday that he cannot rule out the possibility that Britain's EU withdrawal is pushed back.