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Britain's May visits Japan with eye on Brexit fears

British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives in Japan on an official visit Wednesday with an eye to soothing Brexit fears and pushing ahead on early free-trade talks with the world's number three economy.

Brexit could bring 100,000 jobs to Frankfurt

The expected mass exodus of UK-based bankers because of Brexit could bring up to 100,000 new jobs to Germany's Frankfurt region over the next four years, according to a study published on Friday.

May to confront Brexit worries at EU summit

Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May will try Thursday to convince European leaders she can still push through Brexit despite being badly weakened by an election bet that turned sour.

EU could pay Brexit bill to Britain: Johnson

The European Union could end up paying a Brexit bill to Britain instead of the other way round, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson told The Daily Telegraph in an interview on Saturday.

Author Ian McEwan urges second referendum on Brexit

The award-winning author of «Atonement», Ian McEwan, said Friday there should be a referendum on Britain's final Brexit deal with the European Union, arguing it was still possible to stay in.

On new EU frontier, Brexit chief tries to calm nerves

A stream runs through the land where Kevin Black used to man a checkpoint on the border between the north and south of Ireland -- now a focus of concern as Britain prepares to leave the European Union.

Britain blocking EU military HQ: sources

Brexit-bound Britain is blocking the launch of an EU military headquarters because it opposes any suggestion that the unit would have an active operational role, EU diplomatic sources said Friday.

Eurosceptics see Macron win as bad news for Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May congratulated France's incoming president Emmanuel Macron but eurosceptics reacted angrily on Monday to his election victory, saying it was bad news for the Brexit talks.

Syria's Assad is an «arch-terrorist»: British FM

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is an «arch-terrorist» and it is time Russia realised he is «literally and metaphorically toxic», British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Sunday.

Facebook announces 500 new jobs in «global hub» London

Facebook on Monday became the latest US tech giant to announce new investment in Britain with hundreds of extra jobs but hinted its success depended on skilled migration after Britain leaves the European Union.

British PM heads to India with eye on post-Brexit ties

British Prime Minister Theresa May will lead a major business delegation to India this week, using her first trip outside Europe since the Brexit vote to push for more trade with the world's fastest-growing major economy.

For Iraqis, British war inquiry changes little

For Iraqis, a British war inquiry criticising former premier Tony Blair means little as, whoever is to blame, they are still suffering the devastating consequences of the 2003 US-led invasion.

Tony Blair: leader who could never get past Iraq

Tony Blair was one of Britain's most successful prime ministers but his support for the 2003 war in Iraq has overshadowed his achievements in office and his subsequent career as globe-trotting elder statesman.

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