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  • *May to enter Downing St as prime minister. LONDON, July 13- Theresa May replaced David Cameron as Britain's prime minister on Wednesday, assuming responsibility for the monumental task of negotiating a complex divorce from the European Union. She is also Britain's second female head of government after Margaret Thatcher.

  • LONDON, July 13- Outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron urged his successor Theresa May on Wednesday to keep Britain close to the European Union, even as she embarks on the monumental task of ending four decades of membership. "My advice to my successor, who is a brilliant negotiator, is that we should try to be as close to the European Union as we can be for the benefits...

  • LONDON, July 13- Having fought her way to the top of British politics, new Prime Minister Theresa May will face an even tougher battle in power: plotting a divorce from the European Union that she once opposed but now says must not be halted. The Brexit vote thrust Britain into political crisis with both major parties in leadership battles and investors left...

  • LONDON, July 13- Sterling fell on Wednesday after two days of strong gains, as attention shifted away from the political picture in Britain and towards the prospect that the Bank of England could cut interest rates on Thursday. Sterling had rebounded sharply in the previous two days, having hit a 31- year low last week, as the news that British interior minister...

  • LONDON, July 13- Outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron urged his successor Theresa May on Wednesday to keep Britain close to the European Union, even as she embarks on the monumental task of ending four decades of membership. "My advice to my successor, who is a brilliant negotiator, is that we should try to be as close to the European Union as we can be for the benefits...

  • LONDON, July 13- Sterling was firmer on Wednesday, trading near a two-week high against the euro as Theresa May was set to take over as Britain's prime minister, easing some of the political uncertainty that has dogged the currency in the past few weeks. The uncertainty over whether Britain will be able to retain access to the single market after exiting the EU,...

  • ISTANBUL, July 12- U.S. businesses, Britain's biggest foreign investors, largely factored in the vote to leave the European Union and now want to see exit talks progress slowly, a top executive at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said. "You will see minimal investment going to the UK in the short term, a watchful period to see how Britain and Europe negotiate the exit," he said,...

  • LONDON, July 12- German leaders stepped up the pressure on Britain's incoming prime minister Theresa May on Tuesday by demanding she swiftly spell out when she will launch divorce proceedings with the European Union. "The task of the new prime minister... will be to get clarity on the question of what kind of relationship Britain wants to build with the European...

  • LONDON, July 12- Britain will not rush to trigger divorce proceedings with the European Union, a leading ally of incoming Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday as David Cameron bowed out at his final cabinet meeting. She will face the enormous task of disentangling Britain from a forest of EU laws, accumulated over more than four decades, and negotiating new...

  • LONDON, July 12- Britain will not rush to trigger divorce proceedings with the European Union, a leading ally of incoming Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday as David Cameron bowed out at his final cabinet meeting. She will face the enormous task of disentangling Britain from a forest of EU laws, accumulated over more than four decades, and negotiating new...

  • *May had been due to contest ballot with Andrea Leadsom. LONDON, July 11- Interior minister Theresa May will become Britain's prime minister on Wednesday, with the task of steering its withdrawal from the European Union, after rival Andrea Leadsom abruptly terminated her disastrous leadership campaign. Britain's planned withdrawal has weakened the 28-...

  • *May had been due to contest ballot with Andrea Leadsom. LONDON, July 11- Interior minister Theresa May will become Britain's prime minister on Wednesday, with the task of steering its withdrawal from the European Union, after rival Andrea Leadsom abruptly terminated her short-lived and disastrous leadership campaign. Britain's planned withdrawal has...

  • *May had been due to contest ballot with Andrea Leadsom. LONDON, July 11- Interior minister Theresa May is set to become Britain's prime minister on Wednesday with the task of steering its withdrawal from the European Union after her only rival abruptly pulled out. Britain's planned withdrawal has weakened the 28- nation bloc, created huge uncertainty over...

  • LONDON, July 8- Britain has nominated its ambassador to France, Julian King, to fill its vacant seat on the European Commission, replacing Jonathan Hill who resigned after Britons voted to leave the European Union. While British Prime Minister David Cameron has been keen to replace Hill, EU sources have said the bloc's lawmakers could block any appointment as...

  • BRUSSELS, July 8- Britain's ruling Conservative party has determined that either Theresa May or Andrea Leadsom will succeed David Cameron as prime minister on Sept. 9 and so negotiate British withdrawal from the European Union. EU leaders insist they will not allow any negotiation before Cameron's successor formally notifies them Britain is leaving under...

  • BRUSSELS, July 8- Britain's ruling Conservative party has determined that either Theresa May or Andrea Leadsom will succeed David Cameron as prime minister on Sept. 9 and so negotiate British withdrawal from the European Union. EU leaders insist they will not allow any negotiation before Cameron's successor formally notifies them Britain is leaving under...

  • BRUSSELS, July 8- Britain's ruling Conservative party has determined that either Theresa May or Andrea Leadsom will succeed David Cameron as prime minister on Sept. 9 and so negotiate British withdrawal from the European Union. EU leaders insist they will not allow any negotiation before Cameron's successor formally notifies them Britain is leaving under...

  • BRUSSELS, July 8- Britain's ruling Conservative party has determined that either Theresa May or Andrea Leadsom will succeed David Cameron as prime minister on Sept. 9 and so negotiate British withdrawal from the European Union. EU leaders insist they will not allow any negotiation before Cameron's successor formally notifies them Britain is leaving under...

  • Since Britain's June 23 vote to leave the European Union, every piece of economic, such as Friday's jobs report, data comes with a question mark- how much does it reflect domestic economic developments and how much the short and long-term implications of an economic reordering that may take years to play out. For Fed policymakers it means balancing the mainly...

  • *Bank of England acts to free up bank lending. LONDON, July 5- Interior minister Theresa May opened up a strong lead on Tuesday in what is now a three-horse race to become Britain's next prime minister, but the first stage of voting was overshadowed by post-Brexit carnage for property investors and the pound. May won 165 votes in a first ballot of Conservative...