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How cities vie to lure big finance from post-Brexit London

by Howard Davies Brexit has set a hungry cat among the financial pigeons of the City of London. No one yet knows what kind of access to the European

by Howard Davies Brexit has set a hungry cat among the financial pigeons of the City of London. No one yet knows what kind of access to the European

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British election: Labour offers Brexit pledge on EU nationals

The stakes have been raised ahead of Britain’s early election in June, with the opposition Labour Party setting out its Brexit strategy.

The stakes have been raised ahead of Britain’s early election in June, with the opposition Labour Party setting out its Brexit strategy.

Business

Retail sales slump bodes ill for UK economy

British retail sales posted their biggest quarterly fall in seven years in Q1 2017, as rising prices since the Brexit vote pressured consumers.

British retail sales posted their biggest quarterly fall in seven years in Q1 2017, as rising prices since the Brexit vote pressured consumers.

Europe

EU's Tajani holds talks with PM May

The head of the European Parliament has urged the British Prime minister to strike a quick deal on the rights of EU citizens living in the UK Antonio Tajani told Theresa May that British people living

The head of the European Parliament has urged the British Prime minister to strike a quick deal on the rights of EU citizens living in the UK Antonio Tajani told Theresa May that British people living

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SNP success in election will pave way for Scottish secession vote - Sturgeon

Scotland’s First Minister and leader of the SNP, Nicola Sturgeon, has said success for her party in the upcoming general election will pave the way for a fresh referendum on Scottish…

Scotland’s First Minister and leader of the SNP, Nicola Sturgeon, has said success for her party in the upcoming general election will pave the way for a fresh referendum on Scottish…

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Britons mull May's election gamble

The news that Britain's prime minister Theresa May called a snap election has sent shockwaves throughout the UK.

The news that Britain's prime minister Theresa May called a snap election has sent shockwaves throughout the UK.

Business

IMF raises growth predictions, frets about protectionism

The International Monetary Fund has raised its global growth forecast for 2017 but warned protectionist policies could undermine the modest recovery.

The International Monetary Fund has raised its global growth forecast for 2017 but warned protectionist policies could undermine the modest recovery.

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UK General Election: where do the key parties stand on Brexit?

A lack of unity at Westminster over Brexit is why Theresa May has called a snap election, but what are the stances of the main political parties?

A lack of unity at Westminster over Brexit is why Theresa May has called a snap election, but what are the stances of the main political parties?

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How Brexit shattered my illusion of the UK

When I left my native France at the age of 18, I was full of dreams and hope for the future.

When I left my native France at the age of 18, I was full of dreams and hope for the future.

Business

UK inflation holds steady in March

Inflation in Britain was unchanged last month, but was still up 2.3 percent compared to a year ago. Retail sales dipped in March

Inflation in Britain was unchanged last month, but was still up 2.3 percent compared to a year ago. Retail sales dipped in March

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"Hostages" to the Brexit talks: fears and frustrations grow in Gibraltar

The border crossing between Gibraltar and La Linea, the closest Spanish town to the Rock, epitomises the relationship between Spain and the United Kingdom, even more so since the advent of…

The border crossing between Gibraltar and La Linea, the closest Spanish town to the Rock, epitomises the relationship between Spain and the United Kingdom, even more so since the advent of…

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Attack, counter-attack - this week in pictures

Here is a selection of pictures that marked the headlines in a week dominated by attacks on civilians, from St.

Here is a selection of pictures that marked the headlines in a week dominated by attacks on civilians, from St.

Europe

Farage slams EU leaders as 'gangsters' over Brexit

Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage has described EU leaders as “gangsters,” as the European Parliament adopted a resolution setting the red lines for the Brexit…

Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage has described EU leaders as “gangsters,” as the European Parliament adopted a resolution setting the red lines for the Brexit…

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Merkel ally Weber warns London on euro clearing business

The Brexit battle lines have been further drawn after German politician Manfred Weber warned that the City of London stands to lose its leading role in euro-denominated business after the UK leaves th

The Brexit battle lines have been further drawn after German politician Manfred Weber warned that the City of London stands to lose its leading role in euro-denominated business after the UK leaves th