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Germany’s Merkel drops hint of a ‘creative’ Brexit compromise

TOKYO/BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday offered a way to break the deadlock over the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union, calling for a creative compromise to allay concerns over the future of Irish border arrangements. German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a joint news conference with Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe…

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EU denies ready to make binding Brexit tweaks

European Commission Secretary-General Martin Selmayr attends a weekly college meeting of the EU executive in Brussels, Belgium, January 23, 2019. REUTERS/Francois LenoirBRUSSELS (Reuters) – A senior EU official denied on Monday that the bloc was considering offering legally binding assurances to Britain that might secure backing in parliament for the Brexit deal. Martin Selmayr, the…

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May will speak to EU business, visit Northern Ireland to bolster Brexit plan

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May is seen outside Downing Street in London, Britain, February 4, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKayLONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May will talk to European businesses on Monday to underline the importance of Britain leaving the EU with a deal, a day before she travels to Northern Ireland to make a speech…

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With creativity, we can find Northern Ireland solution, Merkel says

German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a joint news conference with Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo, Japan, February 4, 2019. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-hoonTOKYO (Reuters) – With creativity and goodwill, Britain and the European Union can still perhaps resolve the issue of Irish border arrangements after Brexit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday. Speaking at…