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  • BRUSSELS, Dec 12- Social media giant Facebook said on Tuesday it would start booking advertising revenue locally instead of re-routing it via its international headquarters in Dublin although the move is unlikely to result in it paying much more tax. Tuesday's announcement follows Facebook's April 2016 shift to recording revenues from its large UK sales...

  • Matthew Elliott, senior fellow at Legatum Institute, speaks about the next phase of Brexit negotiations.

  • LONDON— The likelihood of Britain leaving the European Union without a future trade deal has "dropped dramatically" now that the two sides have reached a preliminary agreement on their divorce terms, the country's Brexit secretary said Sunday. The progress should give Britain enough time to negotiate a free-trade agreement for once it is outside the EU, making...

  • FLORENCECOURT, Northern Ireland— Farmer John Sheridan drives his mud-caked Land Rover up and down country lanes and roads, back and forth across the snaking border separating Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Since Britain voted to leave the European Union, he has feared Brexit could threaten the borderless life that he and his neighbors have...

  • BRUSSELS, Dec 8- Britain and the European Union struck a divorce deal on Friday that paves the way for arduous talks on future trade ties, easing immediate pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May and boosting hopes of an orderly Brexit. May rushed to Brussels before dawn to seal a European Commission agreement that "sufficient progress" had been made to begin talks...

  • BRUSSELS, Dec 8- Britain and the European Union struck a divorce deal on Friday that paves the way for arduous talks on future trade ties, easing immediate pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May and boosting hopes of an orderly Brexit. May rushed to Brussels before dawn to seal a European Commission agreement that "sufficient progress" had been made to begin talks...

  • BRUSSELS, Dec 8- Britain and the European Union struck a divorce deal on Friday that paves the way for arduous talks on future trade ties, easing immediate pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May and boosting hopes of an orderly Brexit. May rushed to Brussels before dawn to seal a European Commission agreement that "sufficient progress" had been made to begin talks...

  • BRUSSELS, Dec 8- Britain and the European Union struck a divorce deal on Friday that paves the way for arduous trade talks, easing immediate pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May and boosting hopes of an orderly Brexit. May rushed to Brussels before dawn to seal European Commission agreement that "sufficient progress" had been made to begin talks about trade and...

  • *May meets EU's Juncker after early morning flight to Brussels. BRUSSELS/ LONDON, Dec 8- Britain and the European Union struck a divorce deal on Friday that paves the way for talks on trade, easing pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May and boosting hopes of an orderly Brexit. The European Commission said "sufficient progress" had been made after London, Dublin and...

  • Varadkar speaks to reporters about the status of Ireland given the progress made in Brexit negotiations.

  • Market will see Brexit announcement as a success

    Jane Foley, head of FX strategy at Rabobank, discusses sterling's moves given the latest Brexit news, adding that "there's still a lot of work to be done."

  • *Commission says "sufficient progress" agreed in talks with UK. BRUSSELS/ LONDON, Dec 8- The European Commission said on Friday enough progress had been made in Brexit negotiations with Britain and that a second phase of negotiations should begin, ending an impasse over the status of the Irish border. The Commission announced its verdict in an early morning...

  • Agreed settlement with EU that is fair to the British taxpayer: UK PM May

    U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May says that a "significant improvement" has been made in Brexit talks, and that there will be no hard border with Ireland.

  • BRUSSELS/ LONDON, Dec 8- British Prime Minister Theresa May met European Union chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker before dawn in Brussels on Friday after a night flight from London, apparently having clinched a deal to open talks on post-Brexit trade. May's key parliamentary ally in Northern Ireland said a text clarifying arrangements on the UK- EU border on...

  • Decision on sufficient progress in hands of EU 27: Juncker

    Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, discusses the latest developments in Brexit negotiations.

  • *May to meet EU's Juncker at 0600 GMT in Brussels. BRUSSELS/ LONDON, Dec 8- British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet European Union chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker before dawn in Brussels on Friday as the two sides seek to clinch a deal to open talks on post-Brexit trade. EU and Irish officials had said earlier that Britain and Ireland could be hours from...

  • BRUSSELS, Dec 8- British Prime Minister Theresa May is likely to meet European Union chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker before dawn in Brussels, the European Commission said early on Friday, as the two sides seek a deal to open talks on post-Brexit trade. Earlier, EU and Irish officials had said Britain and Ireland could be hours from agreement on a text...

  • BRUSSELS/ DUBLIN, Dec 7- The United Kingdom and Ireland could reach agreement in hours on how to run their post-Brexit Irish land border, paving the way for a deal that would remove the last obstacle to opening free-trade talks with the European Union. A carefully choreographed attempt to showcase the progress of Brexit talks collapsed at the last minute on Dec. 4...

  • BRUSSELS/ DUBLIN, Dec 7- The United Kingdom and Ireland could reach agreement in hours on how to run their post-Brexit Irish land border, paving the way for a deal that would remove the last obstacle to opening free trade talks with the European Union. A carefully choreographed attempt to showcase the progress of Brexit talks collapsed at the last minute on Dec. 4...

  • *Boris Johnson says whole of UK must take back control. BRUSSELS/ DUBLIN, Dec 7- The United Kingdom and Ireland could reach agreement in the coming hours on how to run their post-Brexit land border, a senior Irish official said, in a deal that would remove the last obstacle to opening free trade talks with the European Union. Since then, May has been scrambling to clinch...