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December 13, 2018 8:33 AM German industry group BDI calls on Britain to pass Brexit deal quickly

BERLIN (Reuters) - German industry association BDI called on Britain to quickly pass an agreement on the country’s exit from the European Union to avert a hard Brexit. “Now it is important that the British government doesn’t lose any more time. We are calling on those in charge in London to achieve a majority as quickly as possible to avert a hard Brexit 71

December 12, 2018 8:34 AM Britain's credit default swaps hit highest since 2016 Brexit vote

LONDON (Reuters) - News of a vote of no confidence against Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday pushed the cost of insuring UK government debt against default to its highest since the country’s 2016 vote to leave the European Union. Confirmation of the vote lifted 5-year UK Credit Default Swaps, which traders use as a hedge against uncertainty 84

December 12, 2018 8:31 AM UK will delay Brexit if PM May loses vote: justice minister

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain would need to delay its exit from the European Union if Prime Minister Theresa May loses a vote of confidence in her leadership on Wednesday, her justice minister David Gauke said. “In terms of negotiating any type of arrangement with the European Union, I think it is inevitable that if she were to lose the vote tonight there 64

December 11, 2018 1:24 AM British lawmaker booted from House of Commons after grabbing ceremonial mace in Brexit protest

The fraught debate over British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal devolved into farce Monday when a lawmaker from the opposition Labour party grabbed the House of Commons' ceremonial mace in protest of the postponement of a crucial vote on the agreement. Lloyd Russell-Moyle's action was met with shouts of outrage from the Conservative government 156

December 11, 2018 12:24 AM UK MP Blunt sends letter of no confidence to '1922 Committee': The Times

(Reuters) - British lawmaker Crispin Blunt has sent a letter of no confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May to the chairman of the committee in charge of Conservative Party leadership contests, the 26th MP in the party to do so, The Times reported on Monday. A challenge to May is triggered if 48 Conservative lawmakers write letters demanding a confidence 78

December 10, 2018 4:20 PM UK Parliament should decide whether Brexit vote is delayed: speaker

LONDON (Reuters) - The speaker of Britain’s lower house of parliament said it would be “right” that lawmakers were given a chance have their say on whether or not to delay a planned vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plan. “I politely suggest that in any courteous, respectful and mature environment, allowing the house to have a say would be the right 83

December 10, 2018 4:00 PM Britain's May will seek further assurances from EU on Brexit backstop

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday she would do all she could to secure further assurances from the European Union on the so-called backstop arrangement in the Brexit deal that has angered so many across parliament. Announcing that she would delay a vote on her agreement with the EU she looked set to lose, May told lawmakers 88

December 9, 2018 11:33 AM PM May should renegotiate Brexit deal if loses vote in parliament: Johnson

LONDON (Reuters) - Former British foreign minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday Theresa May could stay on as prime minister and go back to Brussels and renegotiate the divorce agreement if she loses a crucial parliamentary vote on Tuesday on her Brexit deal. Johnson, a leading Brexit campaigner who is seen as a possible successor to May, said Brussels 90

December 9, 2018 10:51 AM Northern Irish DUP tell UK PM May: Go back to the EU to renegotiate Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) - The Northern Irish party which props up Prime Minister Theresa May’s government called on her to go back to Brussels to try to renegotiate a Brexit divorce deal with the European Union that would be acceptable to the British parliament. “The way forward is for the prime minister to get back to Brussels,” Nigel Dodds, the Democratic 91

December 6, 2018 10:04 AM It's my deal, no deal or no Brexit at all: UK PM May

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday that British lawmakers faced a choice ahead of a vote on her Brexit deal: approving her deal or facing an exit with no deal or even the reversal of Brexit. May said she was speaking to lawmakers about giving parliament a bigger role in whether the Northern Irish backstop arrangement would 100