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Sterling briefly jumps after Merkel says will think about Brexit backstop solutions

FILE PHOTO: UK pound coins plunge into water in this illustration picture, October 26, 2017. REUTERS/Dado RuvicLONDON (Reuters) – Sterling briefly jumped on Tuesday after German chancellor Angela Merkel said the European Union would think about practical solutions to the backstop, an agreed insurance policy for the Irish border that London wants scrapped. The pound…

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Britain to ‘unshackle’ officials from most EU meetings ahead of Brexit

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Steve Barclay walks at Downing Street in London, Britain April 10, 2019. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes/File PhotoLONDON (Reuters) – Britain will “unshackle” its officials from most European Union meetings so they can focus on Brexit, reducing attendance by up to half, the Brexit ministry said on…

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EU rebuffs Johnson’s Brexit gambit

LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union on Tuesday rebuffed Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s demand that it reopen the Brexit divorce deal, saying Britain had failed to propose any realistic alternative to an agreed insurance policy for the Irish border. After more than three years of Brexit crisis, the United Kingdom is heading towards a showdown…

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Merkel – Irish border solution possible, but not by reopening Withdrawal Agreement

FILE PHOTO: German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds a news conference with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban (not pictured) as they visit the Hungarian border town of Sopron, to mark the beginning of the fall of the Iron Curtain thirty years ago, in Hungary, August 19, 2019. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo/File PhotoREYKJAVIK (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel…