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UK markets fluctuate days before election

Jun 2, 2017
On June 8,  the U.K. goes to the polls, again. This “snap” election is set against the backdrop of last year’s referendum on Britain’s membership to the European Union.  Following the “yes” vote on Brexit, then-Prime Minister, David Cameron stepped down.  Now his successor Theresa May is hoping to shore up her position as the […]

Will re-election help British PM Theresa May with tricky EU negotiations?

May 4, 2017
Victory would help her dampen domestic criticism. But the 27 EU countries look set for a showdown.
British Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking re-election ahead of talks about the terms of Brexit.
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Britain's prime minister to seek early election

Apr 18, 2017
Amid Brexit negotiations, Prime Minister Theresa May is looking for a strong mandate.
British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to the media outside 10 Downing Street in central London on April 18, 2017.
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Brexit triggers mixed emotions in London's financial center

Mar 29, 2017
Britain begins its long goodbye from the bloc today.
British Prime Minister Theresa May addressed the Houses of Parliament today, triggering Article 50 and the process that takes Britain out of the European Union.
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EU nationals now think twice about working in Britain

Mar 28, 2017
Brexit starts tomorrow — United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May will officially begin the two year process of pulling her country out of the European Union. Her two key goals: to keep the closest possible trading links with the EU and to end the automatic right of EU citizens to settle in Britain. But even […]

What's next for Brexit?

Mar 15, 2017
The optimistic view: Britain and the European Union realize they need each other.
When the United Kingdom exits the European Union, large companies will first need to work out their relationships with the single market, says Kamal Ahmed of the BBC.
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May's warm relations with Trump chill EU ties

Feb 2, 2017
The British prime minister, armed with Trump's free trade deal, could get a frosty reception at summit.
British Prime Minister Theresa May with U.S. President Donald Trump in the Oval Office on Jan. 27 in Washington, D.C.
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Britain seeks U.S. help on trade

Jan 23, 2017
Prime Minister Theresa May wants a bilateral trade deal with America.
British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives to deliver a speech on the government's plans for Brexit at Lancaster House in London on January 17, 2017. 
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What will the European economy look like in 2017?

Dec 28, 2016
This year saw Brexit and the Italian referendum -- both sea changes that will affect the economies of Europe
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 05: A man waves the EU flag in front of the Supreme Court ahead of the first day of a hearing into whether Parliament's consent is required before the Brexit process can begin. 
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UK reveals Brexit timetable and strikes tough stance

Oct 3, 2016
UK Prime Minister Theresa May signals the UK won't yield on immigration policy.
British Prime Minister Theresa May waves after delivering a speech about Brexit on the first day of the Conservative Party Conference 2016 at the ICC Birmingham in Birmingham, England. 
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