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UK to Become ‘Economic Competitor’ after Brexit, Merkel Warns

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BERLIN – The U.K. will become “an economic competitor on our own doorstep” after Brexit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday, while stressing that she believed a no-deal exit could still be avoided, Politico reported Wednesday. The German chancellor’s warning during a parliamentary debate comes after several EU countries last …

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Johnson Threatens to Expel Brexit Rebels

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LONDON – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has threatened to expel rebel lawmakers from his Conservative Party if they thwart his Brexit plans by voting to prevent a no-deal exit from the European Union, AP reported Monday. Johnson’s promise to leave the EU on October 31 with or without a …

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Brexit May Be Delayed Again to Help Reach Deal: Luxembourg

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LONDON – Delaying Brexit further only makes sense if it helps the United Kingdom and the European Union reach a withdrawal agreement, Luxembourgian Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn said on Friday. “There is a date, October 31, which was set by us as well and one should not discuss possible prolongation …

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Macron to Johnson: Not Enough Time for A New Agreement Brexit

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PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron has declared firmly to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday that he does not have enough time to negotiate a new divorce agreement in Brexit, writes William James on Friday. On his first foreign trip since becoming Prime Minister a month ago, Johnson …

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No-Deal Brexit will be Stopped: Hammond

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LONDON – The Parliament will block a Brexit without an agreement, if the non-elected Prime Minister Boris Johnson tries to pull Britain out of the European Union on October 31 without agreement, Euro-reporter quoted former British Finance Minister Philip Hammond on Wednesday on Thursday. The UK is heading for a …

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UK’s Business Lobby Warns EU Unprepared for No-Deal Brexit

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LONDON – Britain’s largest business group is warning that neither the U.K. nor the European Union (EU) is prepared for the country to leave the 28-nation bloc without a deal, AP reported Monday. The Confederation of British Industry released a report outlining 200 recommendations for both sides to accelerate Brexit …

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