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Financial markets still affected by UK election concerns

There further volatility in financial markets on Wednesday following the surprise general election announcement by Britain's prime minister.

There further volatility in financial markets on Wednesday following the surprise general election announcement by Britain's prime minister.

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UK to hold snap general election on June 8

An overwhelming majority in the UK Parliament approves holding a snap general election on June 8.

An overwhelming majority in the UK Parliament approves holding a snap general election on June 8.

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UK shares fall, pound jumps on surprise election announcement

Europe's stock market indexes tumbled on the UK election announcement with investors worried that this adds to political uncertainty in the region.

Europe's stock market indexes tumbled on the UK election announcement with investors worried that this adds to political uncertainty in the region.

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Britain's parliament braces for Brexit

For the next two years the UK parliament will be dominated the enormous legislative task of repealing thousands of European laws

For the next two years the UK parliament will be dominated the enormous legislative task of repealing thousands of European laws

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Brexit day one: David Davis hits the ground running

On day one of Brexit proceedings, the UK says time is needed to carry out the changes it wants to, but says it will keep some EU laws.

On day one of Brexit proceedings, the UK says time is needed to carry out the changes it wants to, but says it will keep some EU laws.

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No blind Brexit, say protestors

Demonstrators stage a protest outside of the Houses of Parliament ahead of the British PM Theresa May, triggering Brexit with Article 50.

Demonstrators stage a protest outside of the Houses of Parliament ahead of the British PM Theresa May, triggering Brexit with Article 50.

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British MEPs celebrate launch of Article 50

British MEPs celebrate with cake and bubbly in Brussels following the announcement that Britain has formally requested to leave the European Union

British MEPs celebrate with cake and bubbly in Brussels following the announcement that Britain has formally requested to leave the European Union

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Europe's tough stance with UK on Brexit deal

European Parliament President Antonio Tajani said Europe would stand up to Britain if it needs to in Brexit deal

European Parliament President Antonio Tajani said Europe would stand up to Britain if it needs to in Brexit deal

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Brexit is triggered but are London and Brussels agreed on next steps?

One day after the letter triggering the formal Brexit divorce was accepted and received with regrets in Brussels and the UK is getting its wish list in order for the forthcoming tough…

One day after the letter triggering the formal Brexit divorce was accepted and received with regrets in Brussels and the UK is getting its wish list in order for the forthcoming tough…

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Article 50's Shades of Grey

After 40 years Britain and the EU have become perhaps inextricably intertwined, with three million EU citizens in and one point three Britons in the EU.

After 40 years Britain and the EU have become perhaps inextricably intertwined, with three million EU citizens in and one point three Britons in the EU.

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UK kicks off divorce from EU

It is official – Britain has kicked off divorce proceedings, to leave the European Union.

It is official – Britain has kicked off divorce proceedings, to leave the European Union.

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Brexit: regrets and pledges from Remainers

The Brexit process has been triggered and all those against the UK leaving the EU can do is ensure a good deal from the upcoming negotiations.

The Brexit process has been triggered and all those against the UK leaving the EU can do is ensure a good deal from the upcoming negotiations.

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Brexit: The letter from Theresa to Donald

Here is the full transcript of the letter that British Prime Minister Theresa May sent to European Council president Donald Tusk to kick start Brexit…

Here is the full transcript of the letter that British Prime Minister Theresa May sent to European Council president Donald Tusk to kick start Brexit…

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UK triggers Article 50: how did it come to this?

Euronews looks at the key events over the year since the EU referendum campaign was launched, to the triggering of the formal Brexit process by Prime Minister Theresa May.

Euronews looks at the key events over the year since the EU referendum campaign was launched, to the triggering of the formal Brexit process by Prime Minister Theresa May.

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N.Ireland parties told time is running out to form new govt

Political parties in Northern Ireland have been given an extra few weeks to try to reach agreement on the formation of a new power-sharing government.

Political parties in Northern Ireland have been given an extra few weeks to try to reach agreement on the formation of a new power-sharing government.

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Westminster attack condemned abroad

Messages of condemnation and solidarity pour in from abroad after five people die in an assault on Westminster

Messages of condemnation and solidarity pour in from abroad after five people die in an assault on Westminster