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  • May had delivered her vision two days earlier for pulling Britain out of the European Union's single market. Now the Wall Street banks, fearing Britain was headed for trouble, wanted to hear more about her strategy. "We contribute a double-digit percentage to Britain's GDP.

  • LONDON, March 9- British finance minister Philip Hammond sought on Thursday to counter a wave of criticism for raising a tax on some self-employed workers in his budget, saying the measure was needed to get the country ready for Brexit. No Conservative likes to increase taxes, national insurance, anything else, "he told Sky News. The change in the tax rules was part of...

  • LONDON, March 5- British Prime Minister Theresa May is unlikely to bow to political expedience in Brexit negotiations but will make up her own mind about what she believes is best and refuse to give ground- that's if past form is anything to go by. May, who backed the campaign to stay in the European Union in last June's referendum, will have to carry or quell the...

  • LONDON, March 5- British Prime Minister Theresa May is unlikely to bow to political expedience in Brexit negotiations but will make up her own mind about what she believes is best and refuse to give ground- that's if past form is anything to go by. May, who backed the campaign to stay in the European Union in last June's referendum, will have to carry or quell the...

  • LONDON, March 5- British Prime Minister Theresa May is unlikely to bow to political expedience in Brexit negotiations but will make up her own mind about what she believes is best and refuse to give ground- that's if past form is anything to go by. May, who backed the campaign to stay in the European Union in last June's referendum, will have to carry or quell the...

  • LONDON, March 5- British Prime Minister Theresa May is unlikely to bow to political expedience in Brexit negotiations but will make up her own mind about what she believes is best and refuse to give ground- that's if past form is anything to go by. May, who backed the campaign to stay in the European Union in last June's referendum, will have to carry or quell the...

  • LONDON, March 5- British Prime Minister Theresa May is unlikely to bow to political expedience in Brexit negotiations but will make up her own mind about what she believes is best and refuse to give ground- that's if past form is anything to go by. May, who backed the campaign to stay in the European Union in last June's referendum, will have to carry or quell the...

  • Elections in the Netherlands, France and potentially Greece over the coming months could all prompt exit talks from the European Union.

  • Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow.

    A trip to the Houses of Parliament may not happen during President Donald Trump's state visit to the UK, NBC News reports.

  • LONDON, Feb 1- TalkTalk founder and chairman Charles Dunstone will take over the running of the British telecoms operator when chief executive Dido Harding steps down in May after seven years in charge, the company said on Wednesday. Shares in TalkTalk, which competes with Sky, Virgin Media and industry leader BT, were trading up 8.5 percent at 170 pence at 1231 GMT.

  • LONDON, Feb 1- TalkTalk founder and chairman Charles Dunstone will take over the running of the telecoms operator when chief executive Dido Harding steps down in May after seven years in charge, the company said on Wednesday. Shares in TalkTalk, which competes with Sky and Virgin Media as well as industry leader BT, were trading up 7 percent at 167 pence at 0826 GMT.

  • Roland Rudd's political and business links are near unparalleled: he advised former Prime Minister Tony Blair and counts David Cameron as a friend, and his financial PR firm Finsbury represents about a quarter of FTSE 100 companies. He also heads the Open Britain group, which is campaigning for Britain to retain as close ties as possible with the European Union-...

  • NEW DELHI, Jan 18- Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Wednesday compared any attempt to punish Britain for leaving the European Union to a World War Two escape movie, saying both sides would do better to strike a mutually beneficial trade deal. Speaking in New Delhi a day after Prime Minister Theresa May laid out the case for a "hard Brexit", in which Britain leaves...

  • NEW DELHI, Jan 18- Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Wednesday compared any attempt to punish Britain for leaving the European Union to a World War Two escape movie, saying both sides would do better to strike a mutually beneficial trade deal. Speaking in New Delhi a day after Prime Minister Theresa May laid out the case for a "hard Brexit", in which Britain leaves...

  • *Britain to leave single market, customs union. *Cautions EU against punishing Britain. LONDON, Jan 17- Britain will quit the EU single market when it leaves the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday in a decisive speech that set a course for a clean break with the world's largest trading bloc.

  • *Britain to leave single market, customs union. *Cautions EU against punishing Britain. LONDON, Jan 17- Britain will quit the EU single market when it leaves the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday, in a decisive speech that set a course for a clean break with the world's largest trading bloc.

  • Anthony Scaramucci, SkyBridge Capital Founder and aide to President-elect Donald Trump, arrives at Trump Tower in New York last month.

    Anthony Scaramucci, a top fundraiser during the campaign, will be appointed as a top Donald Trump adviser within the week, sources said.

  • *Britain debates tougher regime for corporate crime. *Consultation on changes runs until March 24. LONDON, Jan 13- Britain is considering introducing a tough U.S.-style anti-corruption regime for multinational companies and their senior executives by making them liable for failing to prevent the economic crimes of staff and agents.

  • UK prosecutors have long argued that it is hard to prosecute companies in Britain because of high legal hurdles. The consultation comes after the draconian Bribery Act came into effect in 2011, under which companies with assets in the UK face unlimited fines and bosses up to 10 years in jail if they fail to show they have "adequate procedures" in place to prevent...

  • UK government intending to ease supply crisis in real estate

    CNBC's Gemma Acton discusses the London property market.