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New British party seeks to derail the breakup from the European Union

UNITED KINGDOM - A new British party, inspired by French President Emmanuel Macaron's movement, launched a campaign on Monday to thwart Britain's break-up with the European Union by trying to persuade lawmakers to oppose any deal by Prime Minister Teresa Mae to withdraw from the...

New party opponents Brexit in UK

UNITED KINGDOM - In London, on Monday, the new centrist party Renew, officially opposed to Britain's withdrawal from the EU, was officially introduced, British media reported."We are aiming to abolish the Brexit process and restore our influential positions in Europe, allowing us to focus...

British borders are not ready for Brexit

UNITED KINGDOM - Government delays, uncertainty and lack of resources led to the fact that the British borders were unprepared for Brexit, according to a parliamentary report, writes Reuters. The lack of clarity about immigration creates anxiety for EU citizens in the UK and puts the...

May prepares to set out Britain’s Brexit plan

UNITED KINGDOM - Prime Minister of Great Britain Theresa May intends to rally the divided cabinet of ministers and think over the plan for Brexit, writes Bloomberg. As European negotiators show increasing signs of impatience, the senior British ministers are preparing for a series of...

New donation of Soros to opponents of Brexit

UNITED KINGDOM (VOP) - American financier George Soros through his fund Open Society Foundations has sent up to £ 100,000 from his funds to finance the campaign for Best Britain, which is held for the preservation of Britain in the European Union. "I will be...

YouTube finds no evidence of Russian “interference” in Brexit referendum

RUSSIA - YouTube has not found evidence of Moscow's alleged involvement in the Brexit referendum, said the director in charge of communications with public bodies. No evidence has been found that demonstrates Russia's alleged interference in the Brexit referendum, Juniper Downs, Director of Communications with Public...

Soros invested £ 400,000 in a campaign against Brexit

UNITED STATES - George Soros, a billionaire who earned fame by betting against the British pound in 1992, contributed £ 400,000 through his funds to a campaign that tries to stop Brexit, Reuters reports. "The funds of George Soros, along with a number of other...

Britain has two options for trade relations with the EU

EU, UNITED KINGDOM - Two possible forms of future customs ties between the UK and the European Union are still under development, as both sides begin negotiations on their future relations, Prime Minister Theresa May said Monday. The Mei government previously outlined measures for both the...

EU offers Britain a transition period

EU - The European Union offered to give Britain the benefits of EU membership within 21 months after Brexit to help businesses adapt, but rejected the idea that London could block new EU laws during the transition. Ministers from 27 EU member states took just...

EU warns Britain that its withdrawal from membership has not yet been decided

GREAT BRITAIN - European Union ministers warned Britain on Monday of failing to address outstanding issues over its withdrawal from the bloc while giving the negotiator a mandate to hold parallel talks with London on the post-withdrawal transition. Britain is due to leave the European...

UK seeks to get right to block EU bills after Brexit: FT

GREAT BRITAIN - The UK seeks to gain the right to block EU legislative initiatives during the transitional period after Brexit. This was reported on Sunday by the Financial Times. According to FT, in this regard, high-ranking British and European officials are afraid that the...

JPMorgan can fire up to 4 thousand employees in Britain after Brexit

UNITED KINGDOM - American bank JPMorgan Chase & Co. can get rid of a quarter of employees in the UK after the country leaves the European Union, if the talks on the exit are deadlocked, BBC head Jamie Dimon said in the margins of...

Davis: Britain will not be a vassal country of the European Union

"No, we will not," said Minister David Davis, when anti-european legislator Jacob Rees-Mogg asked him if Britain would become a vassal state, as the country would temporarily have to follow European Court decisions after quitting the bloc. "If it was so forever, my answer would...

Theresa May reprimands Boris Johnson for overstepping his competence

British Prime Minister Theresa May at a cabinet meeting on Tuesday criticized Foreign Minister Boris Johnson for coming out of his competence. This was reported by the newspaper The Independent, noting that the conflict was due to the fact that Johnson, as the latest publications...

Juncker hopes Britain will return to the EU after BREXIT

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday welcomed any British attempt to rejoin the European Union after hints of a second referendum on London's exit from the bloc. Juncker's statement on the possibility of London's return to the European Union came after European Council President...

House of Commons of the British Parliament passed a bill on Brexit

The House of Commons of the British Parliament adopted in the third and final reading the Brexit bill, now the document is submitted to the House of Lords for consideration. For the bill on Wednesday evening, 324 parliamentarians voted, against - 295. The bill on the...

Head of the British Infrastructure Commission resigned because of Brexit: Guardian

The chairman of the British National Commission for Infrastructure, Andrew Adonis, resigned in protest at the government's Brexit policy. As The Guardian reported on Friday, Lord Adonis informed Prime Minister Theresa May of his decision in a special letter containing harsh assessments of the...

Soft Brexit has turned into a “underbrexit”

After last year’s referendum on Brexit, Great Britain looked like a suicide, who jumped from a 100-story building and, flying 50th floor, screams: “So far, so good!” However, as Anatoly Kaletsky, chief economist of Gavekal Dragonomics writes in Project Syndicate, this comparison is not suited...

Britain will re-adopt the Blue Passport after completion of Brexit

The British government announced on Friday the return of its blue passport after its exit from the European Union in 2019 "to restore national identity". Britain will dispense with the dark red passport, which is adopted jointly by EU member states after it broke away...

European Union agrees to a transition period after Brexit

The European Union spoke in favor of a transition period after the final withdrawal of Britain from its membership, but it should continue only until the end of 2020 in accordance with the agreed directives of the European Commission on the negotiations, reports Reuters. This...

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