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British PM May to request short delay to Brexit

British PM May to request short delay to Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May will request a short delay to Brexit on Wednesday after her failure to get a divorce deal ratified left the United Kingdom’s divorce from the European Union in turmoil. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May is seen outside Downing Street in London, Britain March 14, 2019. REUTERS/Peter...

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May to request short delay to Brexit – Sky

May to request short delay to Brexit – Sky

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May is seen outside Downing Street in London, Britain March 14, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May will request a short delay to Brexit in a letter to the European Union on Wednesday, Sky cited an unidentified senior government source as saying. The delay,...

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Baby Diana? Or little Arthur? Bets on for royal baby name

Baby Diana? Or little Arthur? Bets on for royal baby name

LONDON (Reuters) – What will Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan name their child? With the former actress in the last stage of her pregnancy, punters are having a flutter on the baby’s gender, weight, date and birthplace. One of the most popular wagers is for the name. For a boy, Arthur is leading...

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“Interventionist” speaker centre-stage in parliament's Brexit drama

“Interventionist” speaker centre-stage in parliament's Brexit drama

LONDON (Reuters) – With a wordy speech invoking a 17th-century precedent, and a cold stare aimed at stunned ministers, the grandiose Speaker of Britain’s parliament cast Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit strategy into chaos. Less than two weeks before Britain is due to leave the European Union, John Bercow warned on Monday that May would...

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May's letter to EU on Brexit extension to be sent Wednesday – BBC

May's letter to EU on Brexit extension to be sent Wednesday – BBC

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May is seen outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain March 19, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday will send a letter to European Council President Donald Tusk seeking an extension of her country’s departure from the European Union beyond a March 29 deadline, BBC...

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May seeks Brexit delay after third vote on her deal is derailed

May seeks Brexit delay after third vote on her deal is derailed

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May will ask the European Union to delay Brexit by at least three months after her plan to hold a third vote on her fraught divorce deal was thrown into disarray by a surprise intervention from the speaker of parliament. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May is seen at Downing...

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EU's Barnier warns costs of long Brexit delay must be worth it

EU's Barnier warns costs of long Brexit delay must be worth it

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Any long Brexit delay would pile on economic and political costs for the European Union, the bloc’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier said on Tuesday, stressing that these would need to be weighed up carefully against potential benefits. European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier holds a news conference after a General Affairs...

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Labour's Corbyn holds talks with MPs who support softer Brexit

Labour's Corbyn holds talks with MPs who support softer Brexit

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks to the media outside New Zealand House, following Christchurch mosque attack in New Zealand, in London, Britain March 15, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party, held cross-party talks with four MPs who support a close economic relationship with...

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