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Theresa May risking public faith in politics over EU election: UK watchdog

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May | Philippe Huguen/AFP via Getty Images Theresa May risking public faith in politics over EU election: UK watchdog Situation is ‘unprecedented in a mature democracy,’ according to Electoral Commission chair John Holmes. By Esther King 4/26/19, 8:50 AM CET Updated 4/26/19, 3:49 PM CET British Prime Minister Theresa May risks…

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Corbyn says won’t attend Trump state dinner

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves his home, as Brexit uncertainty continues, in London, Britain April 8, 2019. REUTERS/Simon DawsonLONDON (Reuters) – The leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, said on Friday he had turned down an invitation to a state dinner which will be one of the highlights of…

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Hammond optimistic of finding Brexit compromise with Corbyn’s Labour

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chancellor Philip Hammond said on Friday that he was hopeful of clinching a Brexit compromise with the Labour Party to allow the ratification of Prime Minister Theresa May’s thrice-defeated divorce deal. Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond looks on during an interview with Reuters at the British Ambassador’s residence in Beijing,…

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Goldman Sachs says dragged-out Brexit is doing deeper damage to UK economy

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s protracted divorce from the European Union is hurting the world’s fifth largest economy as dwindling company investment, signs of a looming labour market shock and poor productivity hinder growth, Goldman Sachs said. FILE PHOTO: Anti-Brexit protesters hold EU flags as they demonstrate outside the Houses of Parliament, as uncertainty over Brexit…

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P&O sues UK government over no-deal Brexit ferry case

Image copyright P&O Ferry firm P&O is taking legal action against the UK government, claiming a rival was unlawfully handed £33m of taxpayers’ money.Last month, the Department for Transport (DfT) was forced to settle with train operator Eurotunnel, which had challenged the procurement of no-deal Brexit shipping contracts.As part of the deal, Eurotunnel agreed to…