Opposition Labour Party denies newspaper report UK Brexit talks stalled

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party denied a Guardian newspaper report on Tuesday that Brexit talks with Prime Minister Theresa May’s government had stalled. The newspaper had said talks had stalled due to a Conservative desire for post-Brexit deregulation including pursuing a U.S. trade deal. “There has to be access to European markets and above all there has to […]

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Opposition Labour Party denies newspaper report UK Brexit talks stalled

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party denied a Guardian newspaper report on Tuesday that Brexit talks with Prime Minister Theresa May’s government had stalled. The newspaper had said talks had stalled due to a Conservative desire for post-Brexit deregulation including pursuing a U.S. trade deal. “There has to be access to European markets and above all there has to […]

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In breakthrough, China promises EU companies equal treatment

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Chinese Premier Li Keqiang promised his European Union hosts on Tuesday that Beijing will no longer force foreign companies to share sensitive know-how when operating in China and was ready to address industrial subsidies. Marking a significant shift, Li’s pledge at the annual EU-China leaders meeting follows similar offers to the United States and potentially signals an […]

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UK PM May set to meet opposition leader Corbyn on Wednesday: minister

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May is set to meet the opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn on Wednesday to begin talks on how to break the Brexit deadlock, junior Brexit minister Robin Walker said . Asked by Sky News if May would meet Corbyn, Walker replied: “That’s my understanding.” “What we need to engage with here is […]

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Factbox: Brexit in numbers – How did the UK parliament vote on Monday?

LONDON (Reuters) – British lawmakers grabbed control of the Brexit process for a second day on Monday in order to try to find a majority for an alternative way forward that could break the parliamentary deadlock over Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposed deal. Following is the result of the so-called indicative votes. DEFEATED 276-273 C) Customs Union – Kenneth Clarke […]

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