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    British MPs vote for bigger role in Brexit process

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:15am on March 26, 2019

    British MPs voted on Monday to play a bigger role in Brexit, giving themselves the power to express their preference for different options in an...

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    700,000 sign UK petition to stay in EU

    Reutes . London | Updated at 12:00am on March 22, 2019

    More than 700,000 people have rushed to sign a petition on the British parliament’s web site calling for the government to revoke its divorce notice...

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    Brexit set for delay after May wounded by rejection of ‘no-deal’

    Reuters . London | Updated at 10:06am on March 14, 2019

    The British parliament on Wednesday rejected leaving the European Union without a deal, further weakening Prime Minister Theresa May and paving the way for a...

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    World, except US grounding Boeing 737

    Reuters . Singapore | Updated at 09:58am on March 13, 2019

    Britain joined a growing wave of suspensions of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft on Tuesday as US President Donald Trump waded into the debate over modern...

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    Tourism industry fears ‘no-deal’ Brexit will cost it billions

    Reuters . Berlin | Updated at 12:00am on March 09, 2019

    Travel specialists say the overseas tourism industry could lose billions over the next five years if Britain crashes out of the European Union later this...

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    EU releases €24mn for Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 09:45pm on February 15, 2019

    The European Commission of the European Union has released an additional €24 million in humanitarian aid for vulnerable Rohingyas and host communities living in Cox's...

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    UK's May suffers another damaging defeat in Brexit saga

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:14am on February 15, 2019

    British prime minister Theresa May on Thursday suffered another defeat in parliament over her Brexit strategy, just 43 days before Britain is due to leave...

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    Major EU nations recognise Guaido as Venezuela leader

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:34am on February 05, 2019

    Spain, Britain, France and other EU nations on Monday recognised Venezuela’s opposition chief Juan Guaido as interim leader after president Nicolas Maduro rejected their ultimatum...

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    May says is ‘armed with fresh’ Brexit mandate

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:15pm on February 03, 2019

    British prime minister Theresa May said on Sunday she would be ‘armed with a fresh mandate and new ideas’ when she meets European Union negotiators...

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    EU pushes for crackdown on ‘golden visas’

    Agence-France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on January 24, 2019

    The European Union will urge member states Wednesday to crack down on schemes to grant ‘golden visas’ to foreign investors, warning they bring corruption and...