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November 29, 2018 12:15 AM UK says no-deal Brexit would jeopardize security ties with EU

LONDON (Reuters) - A no-deal Brexit would jeopardize security co-operation with the European Union, Britain’s security minister Ben Wallace will say on Thursday. Britain and the EU have pledged to co-operate on security issues through institutions such as Europol and Eurojust after Brexit, although a proposed “operational cooperation” between police 94

November 28, 2018 11:46 PM Global warming will increase heat-related death and disease

LONDON, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Climate change is making more people around the world vulnerable to heat exposure, putting them at greater risk of heart and kidney disease, heat stress, and other heat-related killers, scientists warned on Wednesday. Global warming’s effects look most serious for ageing and urban populations and people with chronic health 129

November 28, 2018 9:17 PM Britain sets out the scenarios

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s government and the Bank of England warned on Wednesday that a no-deal Brexit would hammer the economy, while Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan for leaving the European Union, opposed by many lawmakers, could soften the blow. Below are the main points of an analysis published by the government that covers the 15 years after 85

November 28, 2018 1:37 PM Motor racing: More than 100 women apply for $1.5 million 'W Series'

LONDON (Reuters) - More than 100 applicants from around the world have sought to join a new all-female motor racing series aimed at getting them into Formula One, where no woman has competed since 1976. Organizers on Wednesday issued a long list of 55 for the W Series, which is set to launch in May with 18 drivers racing 1.8 liter Formula Three cars for a $1.5 million 101

November 27, 2018 10:19 AM Swiss aim for EU treaty deal only in 2019 as talks stall

ZURICH (Reuters) - The Swiss government aims to clinch a deal with the European Union on a new treaty governing relations in 2019, it said on Tuesday, again pushing back the timetable for an accord that both sides had intended to conclude this year. Prospects for a treaty setting out Switzerland’s ties to its biggest trading partner faded last month 88

November 26, 2018 3:58 PM UK would be thrust into the unknown if Brexit deal rejected, May says

LONDON (Reuters) - No-one knows what will happen if Britain’s parliament rejects the Brexit deal the government has reached with the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday. After reaching a divorce deal on Sunday, May is now seeking to win over critics in her own Conservatives and opposition parties who have threatened to vote against 80

November 26, 2018 8:38 AM 'Fantastic news': Britain welcomes UAE pardon for jailed academic

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said it was grateful to the United Arab Emirates on Monday after it pardoned a British academic jailed on spying charges. The UAE said it had pardoned Matthew Hedges just minutes after showing a video of him purportedly confessing to being a member of Britain’s intelligence agency MI6. Britain has denied he was a spy. “Fantastic 76

November 25, 2018 2:35 PM Slovakia will not support U.N. migration pact: prime minister

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Slovakia will not support the United Nations pact on the treatment of migrants worldwide, Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini said on Sunday after the European Union summit. The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration was approved in July by all 193 member U.N. nations except the United States, which backed out last year, and is due to be ratified 82

November 25, 2018 1:15 PM France's Macron says prepared for all options on Brexit

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday that if the British parliament rejects the Brexit deal, it will be for Britain to make new proposals. “I cannot speculate on the British (parliament’s) vote. And in this case it is very clear that it will be up to Great Britain to make proposals. But it is our responsibility to be prepared 60

November 25, 2018 1:14 PM Britain's opposition Labour Party will oppose Brexit deal: Corbyn

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain’s main opposition Labour Party will oppose the government’s Brexit deal in parliament, its leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Sunday, describing the agreement approved in Brussels as “a miserable failure of negotiation”. “This is a bad deal for the country. It is the result of a miserable failure of negotiation that leaves us with the worst 64