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December 13, 2018 9:23 PM Out of many nations, a single message: Europe is united

European Union leaders attend a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. EU leaders gathered Thursday for a two-day summit which will center on the Brexit negotiations. (Piroschka van de Wouw, Pool Photo via AP) French President Emmanuel Macron arrives for an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. EU leaders 82

December 13, 2018 11:24 AM Slovak PM says EU has no intention of reopening Brexit deal

BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - The chance of a hard Brexit is getting closer and the European Union has no intention of renegotiating its divorce agreement with Britain, Slovak Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini said on Thursday. “The likelihood of a hard Brexit is very close,” he told a parliamentary committee before leaving for an EU summit. “The position of the EU27 is that we do not agree 67

December 13, 2018 11:02 AM Top German court rules Uber limousine service illegal

KARLSRUHE, Germany (Reuters) - Germany’s highest court ruled on Thursday that a defunct limousine service offered by Uber [UBER.UL] was illegal, in a setback for the U.S. ride-hailing company that has struggled to comply with the law in Europe’s largest economy. The Federal Court of Justice, handing down a final decision, upheld lower-court rulings in favor 114

December 13, 2018 10:52 AM UK has not looked in detail at legal route to revoking Article 50: Attorney General

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has not looked in detail at how to revoke its Article 50 notice to leave the European Union as the government does not plan to do so, Attorney General Geoffrey Cox said on Thursday. On Monday, the European Union’s top court ruled that the British government may reverse its Article 50 notice to leave the bloc without consulting 77

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 5:36 PM Varnish accuses British Cycling of applying 'extreme control' over riders

MANCHESTER (Reuters) - Former European team sprint champion Jess Varnish told an employment tribunal on Tuesday that British Cycling used to exert extreme control over their athletes, as she seeks to sue the body for wrongful dismissal and sexual discrimination. Varnish was dropped by the British cycling squad in 2016 before the Rio Olympic Games. She has alleged 82

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 82

December 10, 2018 4:01 PM UK Labour leader Corbyn tells May: Make way for Labour

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s Labour Party called on Prime Minister Theresa May to make way for the opposition party if she could not take on board the fundamental changes required to get her deal through parliament. After May announced she was delaying the vote on her arrangement with the EU, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn told parliament: “The prime minister 80