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'Thanks Brexit': Pound nears euro parity

Sterling went into freefall after Britain voted in a shock referendum last year to leave the EU, sparking fears over the nation's economic outlook.

Britain pushes for talks about the future, EU wants divorce first

A third round of Brexit talks takes place more than a year after Britons voted in a referendum to leave the ...

Labour gains in British polls, but May's party keeps strong lead

Three polls on Saturday showed a rise in support for the opposition Labour party.
April 30, 2017 | 09:09 am GMT+7

May wins right to launch EU divorce talks, question is when?

Prime Minister Theresa May has won the right to launch divorce proceedings with the European Union and begin two years of talks that will shape the future of Britain and Europe.
March 14, 2017 | 08:59 am GMT+7

Scottish leader demands new independence vote before Brexit

And Northern Ireland's largest Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein wants vote on N.Ireland leaving UK 'as soon as possible.'
March 14, 2017 | 08:23 am GMT+7

Silence is golden - May plays down Brexit talk at EU summit

'Britain will continue to play a leading role in Europe'
March 10, 2017 | 08:02 am GMT+7

IMF urges key G20 countries to spend more for growth

"Growth could be even lower if the current increases in economic and political uncertainty in the wake of the Brexit vote continue."
July 23, 2016 | 02:23 pm GMT+7

Merkel urges Britain to quickly clarify relationship with EU

Chancellor says market access means accepting EU freedoms.
July 12, 2016 | 08:11 am GMT+7

Sterling skids to new 31-year low on Brexit fallout worries

Risk-averse markets on Tuesday drove sterling to a fresh 31-year low against the dollar amid Brexit fallout. 
July 05, 2016 | 07:48 pm GMT+7

Anti-EU champion Farage quits after Brexit vote

Nigel Farage, the leader of Britain's right-wing UKIP political party is stepping down, meaning one of the most outspoken anti-EU campaigners won't be in the debate about how ...
July 05, 2016 | 08:01 am GMT+7

Hate crime reports surge in Britain after divisive EU referendum

The number of hate crimes reported to British police online, including some assaults, has increased by more than 500 percent in the week after the country voted to leave the ...
July 01, 2016 | 02:33 pm GMT+7

Asian factories struggle, Brexit throws up new threats

China's factories flatlined in June as exports shrank and jobs were cut, a worrying trend evident across Asia that argues for yet more policy stimulus as doubts gather over the ...
July 01, 2016 | 02:20 pm GMT+7

London start-up scene weighs threat of British Techxit

Britain's tech start-up scene was having a bumper year in terms of new company creation, fresh funding and acquisitions by global tech players before voters decided to leave the ...
June 28, 2016 | 05:00 pm GMT+7

Sterling still hostage to Brexit fallout, EU summit in focus

Sterling languished near its lowest in more than 30 years early on Tuesday with many investors still wary of calling a bottom even after a dramatic shakeout that saw the currency ...
June 28, 2016 | 08:18 am GMT+7

Sterling, stocks take another Brexit hit; oil, yen rise

Sterling fell more than 2 percent, the euro took a hammering and stocks dropped again on Monday as Britain's vote to leave the European Union drove investors to seek safety in the ...
June 27, 2016 | 03:48 pm GMT+7