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  • 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...

  • LONDON, June 9- Euro zone government bond yields dipped on Friday as Britain's ruling party lost its majority in parliament just days before talks on the country's exit from the European Union are due to start, triggering support for safe-haven assets. German Bund yields were pinned near six-week lows, having already tumbled in recent weeks on the possibility...

  • 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 negotiations could be launched on Monday, June 19, as...

  • *Loss of majority may delay Brexit talks' June 19 start. 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 if...

  • BRUSSELS, June 9- European Union leaders fear Prime Minister Theresa May's shock loss of her majority in the snap British election she called 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 negotiations could be launched on Monday,...

  • *Loss of majority may delay Brexit talks' June 19 start. BRUSSELS, June 9- Britain's European Union partners do not know what to make of an inconclusive election result that throws the future of Prime Minister Theresa May in doubt and may delay if not more seriously derail talks on Brexit. With no official reaction yet from senior figures in Brussels or in national...

  • LONDON, June 8- Britons voted on Thursday in a snap election predicted to give Prime Minister Theresa May a larger parliamentary majority, which she hopes will strengthen her hand in looming divorce talks with the European Union. But as many as one in five voters was still undecided this week after a seven-week campaign overshadowed in the later stages by two...

  • LONDON, June 8- Britons began voting on Thursday in a snap election predicted to give Prime Minister Theresa May a larger parliamentary majority, which she hopes will strengthen her hand in looming divorce talks with the European Union. But as many as one in five voters was still undecided this week after a seven-week campaign overshadowed in the later stages by...

  • LONDON, June 8- Britons began voting on Thursday in an election called by Prime Minister Theresa May to strengthen her hand in looming Brexit talks, with her personal authority at stake after a campaign that saw her lead in opinion polls contract. Polling stations opened at 0600 GMT amid tight security nationwide after two Islamist attacks killed 30 people in...

  • LONDON, June 7- British Prime Minister Theresa May's narrowing lead in opinion polls ahead of the June 8 election has weakened sterling and raised questions over whether she will win the landslide predicted just over a month ago. The vote will decide whether May or her Labour Party rival Jeremy Corbyn takes control of Britain's exit from the European Union- a...

  • Voting began at 0600 GMT amid tight security nationwide after two Islamist attacks killed 30 people in Manchester and London in less than two weeks, thrusting the issue of how to counter violent extremism to the top of the agenda in the closing stages of the campaign. A final flurry of opinion polls gave May's Conservatives a lead ranging between five and 12...

  • LONDON, June 7- Prime Minister Theresa May is on course to increase her majority in parliament in Britain's election on Thursday, opinion polls showed on Wednesday, suggesting her gamble to call the vote to bolster her position in Brexit negotiations will pay off. May has seen her once-commanding lead over the Labour Party and its veteran hard-left leader...

  • LONDON, June 8- British Prime Minister Theresa May faces the voters on Thursday in an election she called to strengthen her hand in looming Brexit talks, with her personal authority at stake after a campaign that saw her lead in opinion polls contract. Security was tight nationwide after two Islamist attacks killed 30 people in Manchester and London in less than...

  • *Britain holds national election on Thursday. LONDON, June 7- Prime Minister Theresa May is on course to increase her majority in parliament in Britain's election on Thursday, opinion polls showed on Wednesday, suggesting May's gamble to call a vote to bolster her position in Brexit negotiations will pay off. But a final round of opinion polls suggested she would...

  • LONDON, June 7- British Prime Minister Theresa May's narrowing lead in opinion polls ahead of the June 8 election has weakened sterling and raised questions over whether she will win the landslide predicted just over a month ago. The vote will decide whether May or her Labour Party rival Jeremy Corbyn takes control of Britain's exit from the European Union- a...

  • LONDON, June 7- British Prime Minister Theresa May's narrowing lead in opinion polls ahead of the June 8 election has weakened sterling and raised questions over whether she will win the landslide predicted just over a month ago. The vote will decide whether May or her Labour Party rival Jeremy Corbyn takes control of Britain's exit from the European Union- a...