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  • LONDON, July 13- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. TODAY David Cameron formally hands in his resignation to Queen Elizabeth. He says he wants EU citizens in Britain to be able to stay and that the only reason he can see why they couldn't...

  • LONDON, July 13- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. TODAY About-faces and sudden changes are de rigeur in Britain these days. Cameron says wants EU citizens in Britain to be able to stay and that the only reason he can see why they...

  • LONDON, July 13- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. Cameron says wants EU citizens in Britain to be able to stay and that the only reason he can see why they couldn't would be if EU does not guarantee rights for Britons there.

  • LONDON, July 13- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. Cameron says wants EU citizens in Britain to be able to stay and that the only reason he can see why they couldn't would be if EU does not guarantee rights for Britons there.

  • LONDON, July 13- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. Cameron says wants EU citizens in Britain to be able to stay and that the only reason he can see why they couldn't would be if EU does not guarantee rights for Britons there.

  • LONDON, July 13- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. Cameron says wants EU citizens in Britain to be able to stay and that the only reason he can see why they couldn't would be if EU does not guarantee rights for Britons there.

  • LONDON, July 12- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney agreed on Tuesday to let a senior lawmaker view notes from meetings with finance minister George Osborne to allay concerns about central bank bias in the run-up to last month's European Union referendum. The Bank of England forecast the currency would tumble and the economy would slow sharply if the country...

  • LONDON, July 8- The Bank of England has kept its main interest rate at 0.5 percent for nearly 90 monthly meetings in a row, but that could change next week when it assesses the economic impact of Britain's historic vote to leave the European Union. Governor Mark Carney has already signaled that the BoE will cut rates below their already record low levels over the...

  • LONDON, June 29- Prime Minister David Cameron, who promised to resign after Britain voted to leave the European Union, had some advice for his opposite number in the Labour Party on Wednesday: "For heaven's sake man, go!" An overwhelming majority of Labour lawmakers passed a no confidence motion in Jeremy Corbyn on Tuesday and almost all his senior policy team have...

  • LONDON, June 20- Britons will shape the future of the United Kingdom and Europe on Thursday when they decide whether to stay in the European Union following a campaign that has shown the potency of anti-establishment feeling in the West. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have implored Britain to stay in the bloc, which they say has given...

  • LONDON, June 20- Britons will shape the future of the United Kingdom and Europe on Thursday when they decide whether to stay in the European Union following a campaign that has shown the potency of anti-establishment feeling in the West. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have implored Britain to stay in the bloc, which they say has given...

  • *Says: "My name is death to traitors, freedom for Britain". LONDON, June 18- The man charged with murdering British lawmaker Jo Cox gave his name as "death to traitors, freedom for Britain" when he appeared in court on Saturday accused of a killing that could be a defining moment in a vote on European Union membership. The murder of Cox, a 41- year-old mother of two young...

  • LONDON, June 13- The campaign to keep Britain in the European Union sought on Monday to win over undecided Labour voters who could swing the result of a referendum in 10 days, as financial markets were rattled by fears the chances of Brexit had increased. Concern over the prospect of Britain voting to leave the bloc on June 23 sent Asian and European shares sharply...

  • LONDON, June 13- The campaign to keep Britain in the European Union sought on Monday to win over undecided Labour voters who could swing the result of a referendum in 10 days, as financial markets were rattled by fears the chances of Brexit had increased. Concern over the prospect of Britain voting to leave the bloc on June 23 sent Asian and European shares sharply...

  • LONDON, June 13- The campaign to keep Britain in the European Union sought on Monday to win over undecided Labour voters who could swing the result of a referendum in 10 days, as the pound fell to an eight-week low on fears the chances of Brexit had increased. Concern over the prospect of Britain voting to leave the bloc on June 23 rattled global markets on Monday,...

  • Royal Bank of Scotland

    A group of shareholders in Royal Bank of Scotland has launched a multi-million pound lawsuit against the state-owned bank for misleading investors at the height of the credit crisis in 2008.

  • LONDON, Oct 4- The activists who have protested in recent months at the tax arrangements of some leading British companies are united with many politicians in wanting to cut corporate tax avoidance.

  • By Guy Faulconbridge and Matt Falloon. MANCHESTER, England, Oct 2- Britain's opposition leader Ed Miliband cast himself as a humble man of the people on Tuesday in a confident speech, seeking to win over doubters and portray Prime Minister David Cameron as the product of a snobby education who has hurt the economy.

  • Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne holds Disraeli's original budget box as he leaves 11 Downing Street for Parliament.

    The government appears to be taking the proposals of the Independent Commission on Banking, in the UK seriously and looks as if it may implement the majority of Sir John Vickers proposals, writes the Financial Times’ Martin Wolf.

  • British Prime Minister David Cameron leaves 10 Downing Street on August 11, 2011 in London, England. Mr Cameron hosted a COBRA meeting and a cabinet meeting earlier this morning to discuss the current unrest that has spread across the country. Parliament has been recalled following four days of rioting across the UK.

    David Cameron will tell Angela Merkel on Thursday that she needs to act now to bring the eurozone back from the brink of disaster – a message likely to stoke irritation in Berlin and other eurozone capitals, the Finanical Times reports.