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Boris Johnson denies raising Turkey in Brexit campaign

The former U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson | Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Boris Johnson denies raising Turkey in Brexit campaign The former Foreign Secretary called for a Brexit to ‘bring this country together.’ By Galaxy Henry 1/18/19, 5:05 PM CET Updated 1/18/19, 5:07 PM CET Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson came under fire for claiming at…

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Germany to UK: We will miss you, please stay

Secretary-General of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer | Odd andersen/AFP via Getty Images Germany to UK: We will miss you, please stay Last-minute plea letter signed by MPs, senior figures from the industry and artists urged Brits to remain in EU. By Judith Mischke 1/18/19, 12:35 PM CET Updated 1/18/19, 2:18 PM CET…

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Maas: EU should discuss whether to reopen Brexit deal

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas | Clemens Bilan/EPA Maas: EU should discuss whether to reopen Brexit deal Germany’s foreign minister says reopening Brexit deal would need approval of all EU27 members. By Eline Schaart 1/18/19, 10:54 AM CET Updated 1/18/19, 6:21 PM CET German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said the EU will have to talk about…

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Farage seeking ‘new party’ in case UK fights Euro elections

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionNigel Farage ‘looking for new party’ Nigel Farage says he is ready to fight the European elections in May if Brexit is delayed.The former UKIP leader, who quit his party in December, said he was seeking “the right political vehicle”.As things stand, the European Parliament is axing…

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Reality Check: Has immigration held down wages?

The claim: Immigration has held down wages in the UK.Reality Check verdict: Current research suggests there was a small, negative impact on the wages of low-skilled workers, which was outweighed by other factors such as the impact of the financial crisis and rises in the minimum wage. In a Brexit speech, Leave campaigner and former…

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Popcorn to hand, EU watches Brexit show but frets for own future

BRUSSELS/PARIS (Reuters) – EU Brexit negotiators are “watching the BBC and eating popcorn”, in the words of one of them, as Britain’s domestic rows over leaving make for compelling TV but frustrate Europe’s hopes for a clean break. FILE PHOTO: European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, European Council President Donald Tusk and European Union’s chief Brexit…

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‘We will miss you’ – Germany pleads with the British to stay in EU

CDU party leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer attends the strategy meeting of Germany’s governing Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party in Potsdam, Germany, January 14, 2019. REUTERS/Axel SchmidtLONDON (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s protege appealed to the British on Friday to stay in the European Union, saying her compatriots had not forgotten how Britain welcomed Germany back…