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LONDON (Reuters) – MPs rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal for a third time on Friday, sounding its probable death knell and leaving Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union in turmoil on the very day it was supposed to quit the bloc. The decision to reject a stripped-down version of May’s divorce deal has
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LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) sank 17 percent in the first quarter of 2019, as concerns about an economic slowdown and fears of a no-deal Brexit in Europe spooked chief executives and corporate boardrooms from pursuing big tie-ups. FILE PHOTO: An anti-Brexit protester waves flags outside the Houses of Parliament in
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FILE PHOTO: Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) deputy leader Nigel Dodds, speaks to the media outside the Cabinet Office, in London, Britain March 15, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls DUBLIN (Reuters) – The deputy leader of the Northern Irish party propping up Prime Minister Theresa May’s government said a Brexit outcome that keeps the United Kingdom more closely
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LONDON (Reuters) – National Grid shares fell more than 3 percent on Thursday after the BBC reported that Britain’s main opposition Labour party is preparing to announce plans to renationalise the utility. FILE PHOTO: Electricity pylons are seen in London, Britain August 1, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall The shares closed down 3.3 percent at 855.1 pence
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LONDON (Reuters) – Chin raised, eyes front and inscrutable, face exhausted: it was the most telling image of British Prime Minister Theresa May’s loneliest moment, departing parliament after her offer to quit. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May is seen in a car outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, March 27, 2019.
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FILE PHOTO: Northern Ireland’s DUP leader Arlene Foster speaks to the media outside Stormont Parliament Building in Belfast, Northern Ireland February 6, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne DUBLIN (Reuters) – The head of the Northern Irish party that props up British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government said on Thursday its 10 members of parliament would vote against
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prince William attends the St Patrick’s Day Parade in Cavalry Barracks in Hounslow, Britain March 17, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Prince William will visit New Zealand next month to honour the 50 victims of the mass shooting at mosques two weeks ago, his office said on Wednesday. William, the
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday she would quit if her twice-defeated EU divorce deal passes at the third attempt, making a last-ditch bid to persuade rebels in her Conservative party to back her. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May answers questions in the Parliament in London, Britain, March 27, 2019
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