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    Trade talks between the U.S. and the European Union, as well as possibel changes in the Europe-China relationship, also pose risks, says the chief executive of A.P. Moller-Maersk.

  • Protesters chant slogans as during the 'yellow vests' demonstration on the Champs-Elysées near the Arc de Triomphe on December 8, 2018 in Paris France.

    The French government vowed to strengthen security as yellow vest protesters stage a 19th round of demonstrations, in an effort to avoid a repeat of last week's riots in Paris.

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    European Union leaders have warned Britain that it has one final opportunity to leave the bloc in an orderly fashion, after agreeing to delay the departure date beyond March 29.

  • BRUSSELS, March 21- British Prime Minister Theresa May failed to reassure European Union leaders on Thursday that she can secure a deal at home next week on an orderly Brexit, diplomats said, prompting frantic talks on how to ease Britain out without a deal. With just a week left until Britain is due to quit the bloc, leaders scrapped planned talks on Chinese trade...

  • *If no change, Britain to leave EU at 2300 GMT on March 29. BRUSSELS, March 21- European Union leaders wrangled on Thursday over what kind of Brexit delay to offer Britain as their hopes faded that Prime Minister Theresa May can win over her own parliament to ensure an orderly withdrawal. If she fails and nothing changes, Britain will lurch out of the bloc into legal...

  • *If no change, Britain to leave EU at 2300 GMT on March 29. Fail, and leaders expect to have to meet her again to decide whether to give her a much longer extension-- or pull the plug and let Britain lurch out of the Union without a legal safety net at midnight next Friday, 11 p.m. London time on March 29. "The European Union commits to agreeing, before March 29 2019, to an...

  • *If no change, Britain to leave EU at 2300 GMT on March 29. BRUSSELS, March 21- French President Emmanuel Macron warned Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday that Britain would face a disorderly departure from the European Union if she fails to get parliamentary approval for her deal on the third attempt next week. Just eight days before Britain is due to leave the...

  • *If no change, Britain to leave EU at 2300 GMT on March 29. BRUSSELS, March 21- French President Emmanuel Macron warned Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday that Britain would face a disorderly departure from the European Union if she fails to get parliamentary approval for her deal on the third attempt next week. Just eight days before Britain is due to leave the...

  • *If no change, Britain to leave EU at 2300 GMT on March 29. BRUSSELS, March 21- EU leaders will tell Theresa May on Thursday she can have two months to organize an orderly Brexit but Britain could face a hugely disruptive ejection from the bloc next Friday if the prime minister fails to win backing from parliament. EU diplomats said her request for a delay until June 30...

  • BRUSSELS, March 21- EU leaders will tell Theresa May on Thursday she can have two months to organise an orderly Brexit but Britain could face a hugely disruptive ejection from the bloc next Friday if the prime minister fails to win backing from parliament. The pound was under pressure as investors saw risks of a no-deal Brexit rising on signs of impatience among...

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    The findings are likely to fuel worries over the possibility that Russia may influence upcoming EU elections.

  • LONDON, March 19- Prime Minister Theresa May will ask the European Union to delay Brexit by at least three months after her plan to hold another vote this week on her twice-defeated divorce deal was thrown into disarray by a surprise intervention from the speaker of parliament. Nearly three years after Britain voted to leave the EU, its departure is uncertain and...

  • PARIS, March 19- French quarterly growth will firm in the first half the year as consumer spending benefits from improving household incomes and recovering business confidence after protests at the end of last year, the INSEE statistics agency said on Tuesday. Protests in December saw some of the worst street violence in Paris in decades with rioters...

  • LONDON, March 19- Prime Minister Theresa May will ask the European Union to delay Brexit by at least three months after her plan to hold another vote this week on her twice-defeated divorce deal was thrown into disarray by a surprise intervention from the speaker of parliament. Nearly three years after Britain voted to leave the EU, its departure is uncertain and...

  • PARIS, March 16- Rioters set fire to a bank and ransacked stores on Paris's Champs Elysees avenue on Saturday, in a new flare-up of violence as France's yellow vest protests against President Emmanuel Macron and his pro-business reforms entered a fourth month. Police fired tear gas and water cannon as the protests turned violent after weeks of relative calm,...

  • PARIS, March 16- Rioters set fire to a bank and ransacked stores on Paris' landmark shopping street in a new flare-up of violence as France's yellow vest protests against President Emmanuel Macron and his pro-business reforms entered a fourth month. The canvas awning was later set on fire of the swanky brasserie, known in France as the place where conservative...

  • PARIS, March 16- Rioters set fire to a bank and ransacked stores on Paris' landmark shopping street in a new flare-up of violence as France's yellow vest protests against President Emmanuel Macron and his pro-business reforms entered a fourth month. The interior ministry estimated 10,000 people had participated in the protest in Paris, compared with 2,800 the...

  • *French official says Airbus also working toward China deal. SEATTLE/ PARIS/ SHANGHAI, March 14- China's move to ground Boeing Co's 737 MAX jetliners following the deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash has cast a shadow over the American planemaker's immediate hopes for a major jet order linked to a U.S.- China trade deal, industry sources said. Those expectations...

  • *French official says Airbus also working toward China deal. SEATTLE/ PARIS/ SHANGHAI, March 14- China's move to ground Boeing Co's 737 MAX jetliners following the deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash has cast a shadow over the American planemaker's immediate hopes for a major jet order linked to a U.S.- China trade deal, industry sources said. Those expectations...

  • NAIROBI, March 14- There are encouraging signs that European planemaker Airbus is closing in on a long-negotiated deal with China for dozens of new narrow-body jets, an aide to French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday. China has become a key hunting ground for Airbus and its leading rival Boeing, thanks to surging travel demand, but the outlook has been...