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  • President Barack Obama may try to negotiate a bilateral trade deal with Britain and a multilateral trade pact with the European Union at the same time following the "Brexit" vote, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday. He knows how to multitask, "Kerry said at a conference in Aspen, Colorado, when asked about Obama's April comment that the United States...

  • BERLIN, June 28- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi told EU leaders on Tuesday that Britain's decision to leave the EU could reduce euro zone growth by a cumulative 0.3 to 0.5 percent compared to previous estimates over the next three years, an EU official said. Earlier this month, before Britain's June 23 EU referendum, the ECB estimated that the euro...

  • *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.

  • *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.

  • *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.

  • EDINBURGH June 28- Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she will meet European Parliament leaders in Brussels on Wednesday to seek a way for Scotland to remain in the European Union. Scotland voted decisively to stay in the EU in last week's referendum, putting it at odds with the United Kingdom as a whole, which voted in favor of Brexit.

  • LONDON, June 28- Britain appears a long way from developing a clear plan on the country's future trading relationship with the European Union, the head of the Confederation of British Industry said on Tuesday after a meeting with government. CBI Director-General Carolyn Fairbairn said some firms were putting investment on hold after Britain's vote to leave...

  • *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.

  • EDINBURGH June 28- First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will meet European Parliament chiefs in Brussels on Wednesday to seek 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 Kingdom as a whole, which voted...

  • LONDON, June 28- Britain is heading for an economic disaster and Chinese investors have already pulled investments in the wake of Britain's vote to exit the European Union, Richard Branson, the boss of Virgin Group said. He also said some Chinese businesses were now reconsidering their business strategy in Britain. Warren East, chief executive of Rolls-Royce,...

  • 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...