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  • LONDON, Aug 29- Sterling rose to two-week highs against the dollar on Tuesday after escalating tensions in the Korean peninsula added to the greenback's woes. The pound has risen more than 1 percent against the dollar since Friday since Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen failed to offer any support to the dollar at a central bank conference last week.

  • *Britain wants more focus on future relationship with EU. Senior officials will also discuss the problem of the future border between EU state Ireland and the United Kingdom's Northern Ireland. Britain will present in detail papers on issues ranging from customs arrangements to data sharing.

  • *Britain wants more focus on future relationship with EU. Senior officials will also tackle the conundrum of the future border between EU state Ireland and the United Kingdom's Northern Ireland, and a news conference is due on Thursday, according to a schedule published by Brussels. Britain will present in detail its several papers released last week on issues...

  • LONDON, Aug 24- Prime Minister Theresa May always said she would be "ambitious" in negotiating Britain's exit from the European Union, and government documents published this month show the scale of that ambition-- wanting the closest of ties without the costs. European officials have suggested that Britain should instead stick to a previously agreed timetable...

  • *Britain sets out proposals for future customs deal. LONDON, Aug 15- Britain outlined plans for a future customs agreement with the European Union on Tuesday and an interim deal to ease companies' Brexit concerns, proposals one senior EU official described as "fantasy". Britain lost a battle earlier this year to discuss the immediate divorce and future ties...

  • *Britain sets out proposals for future customs deal. LONDON, Aug 15- Britain outlined plans for a future customs agreement with the European Union on Tuesday and an interim deal to ease companies' Brexit concerns, proposals one senior EU official described as "fantasy." Britain lost a battle earlier this year to discuss the immediate divorce and future ties...

  • *Britain sets out proposals for future customs deal. LONDON, Aug 15- Britain set out proposals on Tuesday for a future customs agreement for when it leaves the European Union, but one senior EU official described it as a "fantasy". Britain lost a battle earlier this year to discuss the immediate divorce and future ties alongside each other.

  • LONDON, Aug 15- The European Union says Britain should pay a financial settlement, or divorce bill, to leave the bloc because it has financial obligations it undertook while still a member. The EU wants Britain to pay a fixed percentage of the EU's outstanding obligations on the day it leaves, due to be March 29, 2019. 1) Outstanding commitments to the EU's previous...

  • DUBLIN, Aug 11- Last time British Prime Minister Theresa May returned from a walking holiday, she called what turned out to be-- for her-- a disastrous election. Less than 20 months out from Britain's March 2019 exit date from the European Union, May's government has yet to agree on what kind of divorce it wants, let alone make any meaningful progress on the terms with EU...

  • BRUSSELS, July 27- Talks between Britain and the European Union on their future relationship are now less likely to start in October, the EU's top negotiator has said, due to a lack of progress on Brexit divorce issues so far, EU officials said. The EU's top Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier on Wednesday briefed ambassadors from the 27 countries that will remain in...

  • BRUSSELS, July 27- Talks between Britain and the European Union on their future relationship are now less likely to start in October, the EU's top negotiator has said, because of lack of progress on Brexit divorce issues so far, EU officials said. The EU's top Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier on Wednesday briefed ambassadors from the 27 countries that will remain...

  • BRUSSELS, July 27- Talks between Britain an the European Union on their future relationship are now less likely to start in October, the EU's top negotiator has said, because of lack of progress on Brexit divorce issues so far, EU officials said. The EU's top Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier on Wednesday briefed ambassadors from the 27 countries that will remain...

  • July 26- Global banks have said they could move thousands of jobs out of Britain to prepare for Brexit, the country's planned exit from the European Union. The association expects 3,000 to 5,000 new jobs in Frankfurt over the next two years as a result of Brexit, its head Stefan Winter, of UBS, told German newspaper Welt am Sonntag in June. Bank of America became the...

  • WELLINGTON, July 25- Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Tuesday appeared to deny there was any infighting within the governing Conservative party during a visit to New Zealand, where he said the country was near the top of the queue for a trade deal post-Brexit. Britain kicked off a first full round of negotiations with the European Union last week, a...

  • LONDON, July 21- There is a near one-in-three chance Britain and the European Union will have failed to ink a deal when the official divorce negotiation period draws to a close at the end of March 2019, a Reuters poll of economists found. There was little difference between UK- and non- UK based respondents but the range of forecasts was wide- from 5 to 75 percent.

  • BRUSSELS/ LONDON, July 20- The European Union and Britain offered few compromises at their first full round of Brexit talks which ended on Thursday, and the pound fell on worries that British ministers were prepared to walk away without a deal. Separately, academics warned of "widespread, damaging and pervasive" costs if Britain failed to reach at least a...

  • BRUSSELS/ LONDON, July 20- The European Union and Britain offered few compromises at their first full round of Brexit talks which ended on Thursday, and the pound fell on worries that British ministers were prepared to walk away without a divorce deal. Separately, academics warned of "widespread, damaging and pervasive" costs if Britain failed to reach at least a...

  • BRUSSELS/ LONDON, July 20- The European Union and Britain offered few compromises at their first full round of Brexit talks which ended on Thursday, and the pound fell on worries that British ministers were prepared to walk away without a divorce deal. While negotiators laid out their disagreements in Brussels, Prime Minister Theresa May met company bosses at...

  • BRUSSELS/ LONDON, July 20- The European Union and Britain offered few compromises at their first full round of Brexit talks which ended on Thursday, and the pound fell on worries that British ministers were prepared to walk away without a divorce deal. Separately, academics warned of "widespread, damaging and pervasive" costs if Britain failed to reach at least a...

  • *Britain to leave bloc in 2019, deal or no deal. BRUSSELS, July 20- British and EU chief negotiators laid out their opening positions in a first full round of Brexit talks that confirmed some common ground on how Britain will leave the European Union, but little compromise on key disputes. David Davis and Michel Barnier said on Thursday that four "constructive" days...