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  • EDINBURGH June 28- First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will meet European Parliament chiefs in Brussels on Wednesday as she launches a drive to negotiate a way for Scotland to remain in the European Union, she said on Tuesday. Scotland, a nation of five million people, voted to stay in the EU by 62 to 38 percent in last week's referendum, putting it at odds with the United...

  • EDINBURGH, June 28- Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will meet EU leaders in Brussels on Wednesday to discuss possible ways for Scotland to remain in the bloc after the United Kingdom as a whole voted to leave, she told the Scottish parliament on Tuesday. Sturgeon said she would meet European Parliament President Martin Schulz and planned to set out...

  • BRUSSELS, June 28- With no suitable ready-made deal, the European Union and Britain could face years of negotiations to find a settlement that balances London's wish to maximise access to EU markets with its demand to regain sovereignty and limit migration. The EU's off-the-shelf model, the European Economic Area, extending EU markets to Norway, Iceland and...

  • *Europe presses Britain to trigger exit to end uncertainty. *Merkel says Britain cannot cherry-pick on EU ties. LONDON/ BRUSSELS, June 28- European leaders told Britain on Tuesday to act quickly to resolve the political and economic chaos unleashed by its vote to leave the European Union, a move the IMF said could put pressure on global growth.

  • LONDON, June 28- Britain urgently needs to establish a new relationship with the European Union, but should not serve its notice to quit the bloc until this new model had become clear, finance minister George Osborne told business leaders on Tuesday. "The truth is, for all of your businesses, that uncertainty will only really be resolved when we come to an agreement......

  • Bargain hunting trumped still widespread uncertainty over Britain's vote to leave the European Union, as the bloc's leaders, including soon-to-be-ex UK Prime Minister David Cameron, held their first post-vote meeting in Brussels. Wall Street shares were expected to bounce 1 percent when the market reopens, as European shares clawed back 2.4 percentage...

  • *Europe presses Britain to trigger exit to end uncertainty. *Merkel says Britain cannot cherry-pick on EU ties. LONDON/ BRUSSELS, June 28- Britain faced angry calls from other European leaders to act quickly to resolve the political and economic chaos unleashed by its vote to leave the European Union which the IMF said could put pressure on global growth.

  • *Europe presses Britain to trigger exit to end uncertainty. LONDON/ BRUSSELS, June 28- Britain faced angry calls from other European leaders to act quickly to resolve the political and economic chaos unleashed by its vote to leave the European Union which the IMF said could put pressure on global growth. European countries are particularly worried about the...

  • LONDON, June 28- Britain will need to raise taxes and cut spending later this year to stabilise the public finances after last week's shock vote to leave the European Union, finance minister George Osborne said on Tuesday. Osborne said Britain would be poorer due to the public's decision to leave the EU, which he had campaigned against, and that the country now...

  • BEIJING, June 28- China could file suit at the World Trade Organization in order to protect its steel industry, the Commerce Ministry said on Tuesday, after the United States said some steel imports from China were hitting U.S. producers. The U.S. Commerce Department had already slapped duties of up to 450 percent on the steel products from China and duties ranging...

  • LONDON/ FRANKFURT, June 27- The City of London is in talks with government officials as it seeks support for a Norway-style deal giving financial groups continued access to Europe after Britain's exit from the European Union. The push underscores scepticism that the status quo on trade with Europe can be held at little or no cost, a pledge made by some who...

  • BEIJING, June 28- Brexit creates huge political uncertainty and will put pressure on global growth, the International Monetary Fund' s Deputy Managing Director Zhu Min said on Tuesday.

  • LONDON, June 28- Britain's vote to leave the European Union continued to reverberate through financial markets, with the pound falling to its lowest level in 31 years, despite government attempts to relieve some of the confusion about the political and economic outlook. UK finance minister George Osborne said early Monday that the British economy was strong...

  • TUESDAY, JUNE 28 NEW DELHI- World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on a two-day visit to India. ANKARA- Turkey central bank to publish the minutes of its policy meeting held on June 21- 1100 GMT. LONDON- Bank of Zambia Governor Denny Kalyalya, Kenya central bank Deputy Governor Sheila Mbijiwe and African Development Bank former Chief Economist Mthuli Ncube at "...

  • LONDON, June 27- Britain's vote last Thursday to leave the European Union continued to reverberate through financial markets on Monday, with the pound falling to its lowest level in 31 years, despite government attempts to relieve some of the confusion about the political and economic outlook. UK finance minister George Osborne said early Monday that the...

  • ACCRA, June 27- Ghana will not quit its current program with the International Monetary Fund and will not compromise on targets set under the three-year deal for elections this year, the finance minister said on Monday. Ghana, the world's second largest cocoa exporter which also exports gold and oil, signed a three-year austerity program with the IMF in April...

  • LONDON, June 27- Britain could hold a second referendum on European Union membership if it can broker a deal with the EU to allow full control of its borders, health secretary Jeremy Hunt said in a letter published by the Daily Telegraph on Monday. Hunt said the prime minister who succeeds David Cameron should be given a chance to negotiate with Brussels before...

  • *China pleads for stability after Brexit shock. LONDON, June 27- Britain's vote to leave the European Union sent new shockwaves through financial markets on Monday, with the pound falling despite government attempts to ease the political and economic turmoil that has been unleashed. Ratings agency Standard& Poor's stripped Britain of its last remaining...

  • *China pleads for stability after Brexit shock. LONDON, June 27- Britain's vote to leave the European Union sent new shockwaves through financial markets, with the pound falling despite the country's leaders' attempts to ease the political and economic turmoil it has unleashed. With the ruling Conservatives looking for a new leader after Prime Minister David...

  • *China pleads for stability after Brexit shock. LONDON, June 27- Britain's vote to leave the European Union sent new shockwaves through financial markets, with the pound falling despite the country's leaders' attempts to ease the political and economic turmoil it has unleashed. With the ruling Conservatives looking for a new leader after Prime Minister David...