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  • LONDON, Jan 16- Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday will try to forge consensus in parliament on a Brexit divorce agreement after the crushing defeat of her own deal left Britain's exit from the European Union in disarray 10 weeks before it is due to leave. The confidence motion, called by opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn after lawmakers...

  • LONDON, Jan 16- Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday will try to forge consensus in parliament on a Brexit divorce agreement after the crushing defeat of her own deal left Britain's exit from the European Union in disarray 10 weeks before it is due to leave. The confidence motion, called by opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn after lawmakers...

  • LONDON, Jan 16- Prime Minister Theresa May's government faced a no confidence vote on Wednesday after the crushing defeat of her Brexit divorce deal by parliament left Britain's exit from the European Union in disarray just 10 weeks before it is due to leave. With the clock ticking down to March 29, the date set in law for Brexit, the United Kingdom is now in the...

  • LONDON, Jan 15- British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal by a crushing margin on Tuesday, triggering political chaos that could lead to a disorderly exit from the EU or even to a reversal of the 2016 decision to leave. After parliament voted 432-202 against her deal, the worst defeat in modern British history, opposition Labour...

  • BRUSSELS, Jan 15- The European Commission on Tuesday pushed back plans to end individual member states' veto power on the introduction of a proposed tax on digital revenues by five years to 2025.. In another crucial step back from initial plans, on Tuesday the EU Executive led by former Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker, decided to dismiss a legal...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 11- The United States on Friday signaled it would not bow to the European Union's request to keep agriculture out of this year's planned U.S.-EU trade talks, publishing negotiating objectives that seek comprehensive EU access for American farm products. The objectives, required by Congress under the "fast-track" trade negotiating authority...

  • BRUSSELS, Jan 11- The European Commission is set to fail to break the EU deadlock on tax reforms as it is planning to give states a veto right on a proposal meant to end governments' blocking powers on the matter. The move, scheduled to be unveiled on Tuesday, would come after EU states failed last month to agree on a common levy on digital multinationals which stand...

  • British Prime Minister Theresa May (L) and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker give a press conference as they meet for Brexit negotiations on December 4, 2017 at the European Commission in Brussels.

    Jean-Claude Juncker, the head of the European Commission, said the EU was ready to start negotiating a new deal with Britain right after the British parliament approves the divorce deal. A vote is now due in the week starting Jan. 14.

  • BRUSSELS, Dec 30- The European Union is not trying to keep Britain in and wants to start discussing future ties the moment the UK parliament approves Brexit, partly to focus on its own unity ahead of May elections, the head of the bloc's executive said. Juncker said the EU was ready to start negotiating a new deal with Britain right after the British parliament...

  • DUBLIN, Dec 19- Ireland on Wednesday disclosed its first major set of contingency plans in case Britain crashes out of the European Union without a withdrawal deal, including possible emergency measures to avoid any shortages of medicines and food. "The United Kingdom leaving the European Union without a deal in place is going to cause a significant stress to...

  • Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and Westminster bridge at sunset, London, United Kingdom

    Theresa May needs 320 lawmakers to agree with her plan to leave the European Union.

  • British Prime Minister Theresa May looks back as she and other leaders depart following the family photo on the second day of an informal summit of leaders of the European Union on September 20, 2018 in Salzburg, Austria. 

    Spain has asked for changes to the withdrawal treaty and the declaration on a new EU-UK relationship to make clear any decisions about the disputed British overseas territory of Gibraltar would only be taken in direct talks with Madrid.

  • Larry Kudlow

    President Donald Trump's administration is looking at a multifaceted infrastructure plan, according to top White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow on Tuesday.

  • A wind turbine in Nibas, northern France.

    The fund will look to encourage innovation in the field of clean energy. 

  • Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May holds a press conference at the end of the second day of the G7 Summit on June 9, 2018 in La Malbaie, Canada.

    Alexander Stubb, vice president of the European Investment Bank, said his advice for U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May was to "hang in there."  

  • Frankfurt Stock Exchange Reacts To U.S. Elections Results

    European markets finished Monday's session deep down in the red, as investor confidence took a knock from weak trading seen in markets overseas.

  • European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker

    The European Commission will not interfere in Italy's budget planning and assess the budget without bias but propose changes if necessary, European Union Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told Austrian newspapers.

  • Facebook and Google logos

    Online giants like Facebook and Google could face hefty fines of up to 4 percent of annual global turnover if they don't remove extremist content.

  • US President Donald Trump (L) talks to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker ahead of a working session the G20 leaders summit in Hamburg. 

    The EU will respond in kind if President Donald Trump reneges on his pledge not to impose car tariffs, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said as trade tensions between Europe and the United States rose again.

  • More than 80 percent of Europeans asked said they wanted to end the practice.