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November 18, 2018 10:42 AM Scotland's Sturgeon says parliament should not endorse Brexit deal: BBC

LONDON (Reuters) - Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon told the BBC on Sunday that it would be a mistake and deeply irresponsible for parliament to endorse Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal. “There is no clarity whatsoever about the future relationship between the UK and the EU so the House of Commons is going to be asked to effectively endorse 62

November 15, 2018 6:21 PM UK's May likens her Brexit resolve to cricketer Geoff Boycott

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May, who has vowed to see through her Brexit plan to the end, compared herself on Thursday to legendary English cricketer Geoffrey Boycott, noting that he was hard to get out even if his run-scoring was sometimes slow. Asked at a news conference whether she would be able to “deliver the runs” for Britain 66

November 15, 2018 2:11 PM Germany: We are part of the way toward an orderly Brexit

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Thursday that Britain and the European Union were part of the way toward an orderly Brexit but there was still work to be done on both sides, adding that it was clear discussions in Britain would not be easy. Maas told reporters he hoped both sides would recognize their responsibility and added 71

November 15, 2018 11:28 AM Airbus says Brexit deal is a welcome step but much work to do

LONDON (Reuters) - Europe’s biggest planemaker Airbus (AIR.PA) welcomed the draft Brexit agreement between London and Brussels but said there needs to be more clarity to allow businesses to plan. “The announcement of a draft Brexit Withdrawal Agreement is a welcome first step forwards but there clearly remains much work to do,” said Chief Executive Tom Enders 63

November 15, 2018 10:54 AM French PM Philippe: We have to be ready for 'no-deal' Brexit

PARIS (Reuters) - French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on Thursday ongoing political uncertainty in Britain following the announcement of a deal with the EU on Brexit raised concerns about whether the agreement would end up being ratified. “We need to prepare ourselves for the possibility of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit,” Philippe said during a visit to Dunkirk 70

November 15, 2018 10:53 AM Germany's BDI: Our firms must still prepare for a chaotic Brexit

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s BDI industry association said on Thursday that it was too soon to breathe a sigh of relief on Brexit, that the situation in Britain was worrying and the ratification of “what looks like a sensible negotiation result” between Brussels and London was very uncertain. The BDI said British lawmakers should be aware of their responsibility 62

November 14, 2018 10:59 PM DUP leader makes UK PM May aware of concerns in a 'frank' meeting

DUBLIN (Reuters) - The leader of the small Northern Irish party propping up British Prime Minister Theresa May’s minority government said it made her aware of its concerns around the draft agreement on withdrawal from the European Union in a “frank meeting” on Wednesday. “We had a frank meeting tonight with the prime minister lasting almost an hour. She is fully 73

November 14, 2018 10:12 PM UK PM May's deal will appall many, DUP lawmaker says

LONDON (Reuters) - The Brexit deal struck by British Prime Minister Theresa May will be appalling to many people who will judge it when it comes to a vote in parliament, a lawmaker from the Northern Irish party that supports May’s government said on Wednesday. “I think that people will be appalled at this deal. To use (May’s) own words, no deal is better 56

November 14, 2018 6:03 PM UK's May to give short Brexit statement after cabinet meeting

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will give a short statement to media later on Wednesday after she finishes a meeting of her senior ministers to win their approval for a draft Brexit divorce deal, a Downing Street official said. “The PM will make a short statement after Cabinet concludes,” the official said. “The PM will make a statement 63

November 14, 2018 12:29 PM EU summit likely on November 25 if UK cabinet backs Brexit deal: Irish PM

DUBLIN (Reuters) - If Britain’s cabinet supports a draft divorce agreement struck by Brexit negotiators, a summit of European Union leaders will more than likely be held on Nov. 25, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Wednesday. “Obviously a lot of things can go wrong today and over the next couple of days, but should the UK cabinet be in a position 76