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  • BRUSSELS— Brexit talks have hit a deadlock on the key issue of Britain's exit bill in the divorce, the European Union's chief negotiator said Thursday, adding that the slow-moving talks won't be broadened anytime soon to include future trade relations. On the question of how much Britain has to pay to settle its financial commitments to the bloc, he said: "We have...

  • Philip Hammond, Britain's finance minister, echoed recent EU assertions when he said that a transition period to some new relationship was a "wasting asset," the value of which would "diminish significantly" for both sides if its form remains unclear to businesses much after the start of the new year. As negotiators in Brussels make little progress before Prime...

  • Philip Hammond, Britain's finance minister, echoed recent EU assertions when he said that a transition period to some new relationship was a "wasting asset", the value of which would "diminish significantly" for both sides if its form remains unclear to businesses much after the start of the new year. As negotiators in Brussels make little progress before Prime...

  • Philip Hammond, Britain's finance minister, echoed recent EU assertions when he said that a transition period to some new relationship was a "wasting asset", the value of which would "diminish significantly" for both sides if its form remains unclear to businesses much after the start of the new year. As negotiators in Brussels make little progress before Prime...

  • Philip Hammond, Britain's finance minister, echoed recent EU assertions when he said that a transition period to some new relationship was a "wasting asset," the value of which would "diminish significantly" for both sides if its form remains unclear to businesses much after the start of the new year. As negotiators in Brussels make little progress before Prime...

  • LONDON— A worst-case Brexit scenario could see all air traffic between the U.K. and the European Union grounded the day after Britain leaves the bloc on March 29, 2019, Britain's finance minister said Wednesday. Hammond said it's conceivable "there will be no air traffic between the U.K. and the European Union on the 30th of March 2019, but I don't seriously think...

  • BRUSSELS— European Union Council President Donald Tusk said Tuesday that Brexit negotiations will not move to the next stage focused on trade relations before December at the earliest— not later this month, as Britain was hoping. Negotiators are holding a fifth round of talks this week on divorce proceedings, centered on the rights of citizens in each other's...

  • LONDON/ BRUSSELS, Oct 9- Britain and its European Union partners clashed on Monday over which side should make the next move to unblock Brexit talks, despite concerns they will miss a deadline for a divorce deal and that London is heading for a chaotic departure. But even before she had delivered her address, an EU spokesman hit back in Brussels, saying "the ball is...

  • LONDON/ BRUSSELS, Oct 9- Britain and its European Union partners clashed on Monday over which side should make the next move to unblock Brexit talks, despite concerns they will miss a deadline for a divorce deal and that London is heading for a chaotic departure. She has so far fought off attempts to unseat her by critics already angry over an ill-judged election...

  • LONDON/ BRUSSELS, Oct 9- Britain and its European Union partners clashed on Monday over which side should make the next move to unblock Brexit talks, despite concerns they will miss a deadline for a divorce deal and that London is heading for a chaotic departure. But even before she had delivered the speech, an EU spokesman hit back in Brussels, saying "the ball is...

  • British Prime Minister Theresa May says there is a positive "new dynamic" in Brexit talks with the European Union. She said there had been progress on the rights of EU citizens in Britain and U.K. nationals elsewhere in the bloc— one of the major logjams in negotiations. Divorce talks between Britain and the bloc have become bogged down on details of the divorce...

  • *May to try to advance Brexit negotiations. LONDON, Oct 9- British Prime Minister Theresa May will tell the European Union on Monday the "ball is in their court" in Brexit talks, trying to advance negotiations despite a party conference that left her weaker than ever. But she faces more disquiet in her Conservative Party over the negotiations and how a future...

  • LONDON— Prime Minister Theresa May said Monday there is a positive "new dynamic" in Brexit talks, with Britain and the European Union nearing agreement on the rights of 4 million citizens whose lives will be affected by the split. More than a year has passed since Britain voted to leave the EU, and six months since Britain triggered the two-year countdown to its EU...

  • MADRID— The prosperous and powerful northeastern regional Catalan government says it plans to declare independence from Spain, creating Spain's gravest constitutional crisis in decades. The conflict over a self-determination vote has been dragging on for six years but Catalan separatists staged an independence referendum on Oct. 1 despite Spain's...

  • GENEVA, Oct 5- Britain and the European Union plan to send a letter to the rest of the World Trade Organization's 164 members next week, setting out Brexit plans that have already been rejected by seven key agricultural exporters, trade officials said on Thursday. Britain is a member of the WTO in its own right but it has to establish its own distinct membership...

  • Last year, authorities in Clark County, where Las Vegas is located, issued about 83,000 marriage licenses, down from 108,000 in 2007, county data shows. The chapel owners fear the hit will be twofold: the understandable cancellations in the immediate aftermath of the shooting, but also the possibility of a steeper, more long-term decline if couples fear coming to...

  • BRUSSELS, Oct 3- Britain and its European Union partners have agreed to ask the other members of the World Trade Organization to maintain the current level of quotas for farm produce after Brexit, EU sources said on Tuesday. Since negotiations began in June between London and Brussels on how to extract Britain from the bloc in March 2019, the two sides have been...

  • *Britain's May attends after keynote Brexit speech. TALLINN, Sept 28- German Chancellor Angela Merkel praised French President Emmanuel Macron's ambitions for the European Union on Thursday and said his ideas could be the foundation for "intense" Franco-German cooperation on the future of Europe. On Tuesday, Macron outlined bold proposals for a European...

  • *Britain's May attends after keynote Brexit speech. TALLINN, Sept 28- German Chancellor Angela Merkel praised French President Emmanuel Macron's ambitions for the European Union on Thursday and said his ideas could be the foundation for "intense" Franco-German cooperation on the future of Europe. Meeting before a summit dinner of EU leaders in Estonia, Merkel...

  • *Britain's May attends after keynote Brexit speech. TALLINN, Sept 28- German Chancellor Angela Merkel praised French President Emmanuel Macron's ambitions for the European Union on Thursday and said his ideas could be the foundation for "intense" Franco-German cooperation on the future of Europe. It has no set agenda and could range widely, even allowing for...