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  • *James Murdoch says should not be swayed by politics. CAMBRIDGE, England, Sept 14- Britain should judge Rupert Murdoch's bid for broadcaster Sky on facts and not politics or risk stifling inward investment after Brexit, his son and fellow executive James Murdoch said on Thursday. Appearing before an audience of media executives hours after the government...

  • *James Murdoch says should not be swayed by politics. CAMBRIDGE, England, Sept 14- Britain should judge Rupert Murdoch's bid for broadcaster Sky on facts and not politics or risk stifling inward investment after Brexit, his son and fellow executive James Murdoch said on Thursday. Appearing before an audience of media executives hours after the government...

  • *Government circulates letter to FTSE 100 companies. LONDON, Sept 6- The British government has asked FTSE 100 companies to sign a public letter endorsing its Brexit strategy, four sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, risking further strains with firms who are reluctant to agree. "We believe this is a good time for employers to work with government...

  • *Government circulates letter to FTSE 100 companies. LONDON, Sept 6- The British government has asked FTSE 100 companies to sign a public letter endorsing its Brexit strategy, four sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, risking further strains with firms who are reluctant to agree. "We believe this is a good time for employers to work with government...

  • LONDON, Sept 1- The chances of Britain eventually exiting the European Union in a disorderly manner have eased a bit, according to a Reuters poll of economic forecasters, who still say a free trade deal, even if there is a transition period, is the most likely outcome. In the meantime, UK economic growth is forecast to keep slowing despite an upturn in the broader world...

  • LONDON, July 15- European Union leaders are willing to change the bloc's rules for the freedom of movement of workers, opening an opportunity for Britain to avoid a damaging "hard Brexit", former prime minister Tony Blair said on Saturday. The election of French President Emmanuel Macron had put reform of the EU on the table, meaning Britain and the EU could meet "...

  • BRUSSELS, June 19- Brexit Secretary David Davis arrived in Brussels on Monday to launch talks he hoped would produce a "new, deep and special partnership" with the EU in the interest of Britons and all Europeans. Beaming as he met the European Union's chief negotiator Michel Barnier at the EU executive's Berlaymont headquarters, the veteran campaigner for...

  • *Schaeuble: Britain will come back to EU. LONDON/ PARIS, June 13- British Prime Minister Theresa May neared a deal with a Northern Irish Protestant party to save her premiership on Tuesday and confirmed Brexit talks would begin next week, amid growing calls for her to soften her approach to leaving the European Union. "What we're doing in relation to the talks that...

  • *Schaeuble: Britain will come back to EU. LONDON, June 13- British Prime Minister Theresa May neared a deal with a Northern Irish Protestant party to save her premiership on Tuesday but faced a tug of war over her Brexit strategy just days before embarking on formal divorce talks with the European Union. Seeking to avoid a second election that could deepen...

  • LONDON, June 13- British Prime Minister Theresa May neared a deal with a Northern Irish Protestant party to save her premiership on Tuesday as she came under intense pressure to soften her approach to Brexit days before the start of formal EU divorce talks. In an attempt to avoid a second election that could deepen Britain's worst political turmoil since last...

  • LONDON, June 11- British Prime Minister Theresa May was seeking a deal with a small Northern Irish party on Sunday to stay in power after losing her party's parliamentary majority in a catastrophic electoral gamble just days before Brexit talks are set to start. It's just how long she's going to remain on death row, "former Conservative finance minister George...

  • LONDON, June 11- British Prime Minister Theresa May was seeking a deal with a small Northern Irish party on Sunday to stay in power after losing her party's parliamentary majority in a catastrophic electoral gamble just days before Brexit talks are set to start. But with May's personal authority in tatters, there were reports that moves were afoot within her...

  • LONDON, June 11- British Prime Minister Theresa May was seeking a deal with a small Northern Irish party on Sunday to stay in power after losing her party's parliamentary majority in a catastrophic electoral gamble just days before Brexit talks are set to start. But with May's personal authority in tatters, there were reports that moves were afoot within her...

  • LONDON, June 11- British Prime Minister Theresa May faced negotiations with a small Northern Irish party to maintain her power after her Conservative Party lost its parliamentary majority in a catastrophic electoral gamble just days before Brexit talks are set to start. May's Downing Street office said on Sunday she had spoken with the Democratic Unionist...

  • LONDON, June 9- British Prime Minister Theresa May said she would lead a minority government backed by a small Northern Irish party after she lost an election gamble days before the start of talks on Britain's departure from the European Union. May called the snap election confident her Conservative Party would increase its majority and strengthen her hand in...

  • BRUSSELS, June 9- European Union leaders fear Prime Minister Theresa May's shock loss of her parliamentary majority raises the risk of failure in Brexit negotiations due to start this month that will usher Britain out of the EU in March 2019. However, Guenther Oettinger, the German member of the EU executive, was among those warning that a weak British leader may...

  • BRUSSELS, June 9- European Union leaders fear Prime Minister Theresa May's shock loss of her majority in the snap British election will delay Brexit talks due to start this month and so raise the risk of negotiations failing. His reference to the March 2019 deadline when Britain will be out of the European Union with or without an agreed deal to avoid legal limbo...

  • BRUSSELS, June 9- European Union leaders fear Prime Minister Theresa May's shock loss of her majority in the snap British election will delay Brexit talks due to start this month and raise the risk of negotiations failing. Guenther Oettinger, the German member of the European Commission, said it was unclear whether negotiations could be launched on June 19, as...

  • BRUSSELS, June 9- European Union leaders fear Prime Minister Theresa May's shock loss of her majority in the snap British election will delay Brexit talks due to start this month and raise the risk of negotiations failing. Guenther Oettinger, the German member of the European Commission, said it was unclear whether negotiations could be launched on June 19, as...

  • BRUSSELS, June 9- European Union leaders fear Prime Minister Theresa May's shock loss of her majority in the snap British election will delay Brexit talks due to start this month and raise the risk of negotiations failing. Guenther Oettinger, the German member of the European Commission, said it was unclear whether negotiations could be launched on Monday, June...