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December 22, 2018 10:35 AM A renegotiated Brexit would go ahead under Labour government

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn would push ahead with Brexit and seek to renegotiate the terms if he won a snap election next year, he said on Saturday, in a blow to party supporters who want a second referendum. Like much of Britain, Corbyn’s Labour party is deeply divided over Brexit, with some senior lawmakers leading 133

December 20, 2018 7:16 AM Britain can still hold a second Brexit referendum

PARIS (Reuters) - Britain can still hold a second Brexit referendum, France’s European Affairs Minister Nathalie Loiseau said on Thursday. “The door remains open, but it will be up to them to choose, not us,” Loiseau told French TV station CNews. Former Prime Minister Tony Blair is among those leading calls for a second Brexit referendum as Prime Minister 108

December 17, 2018 3:50 PM UK's May says rescheduling Brexit vote in parliament for mid-Jan

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday that she intended to re-schedule a delayed vote in parliament on her Brexit plan in the week starting on Jan. 14. “Many members of this house are concerned that we need to take a decision soon,” May told lawmakers in the House of Commons. “We intend to return to the ‘Meaningful Vote’ 81

December 16, 2018 3:01 PM Thousands march in Brussels against U.N. migration pact

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Thousands of people marched in Brussels on Sunday against a U.N. pact aimed at fostering cooperation on migration, eclipsing a smaller demonstration in support of the deal, the signing of which brought down Belgium’s government last week. Police said some 5,500 people marched in the bigger protest, organized by Flemish right wing parties 105

December 16, 2018 6:16 AM Sri Lanka's Wickremesinghe sworn in as PM before president: local media

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka’s Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in as prime minister before President Maithripala Sirisena, local media said on Sunday, likely ending a political crisis that began in late October when he was ousted in a surprise decision. Wickremesinghe was sworn in around 11:15 a.m. (0415 GMT), which was considered as an auspicious time for Wickremesinghe 88

December 14, 2018 11:17 AM The Latest: US hails Kosovo parliament vote to form new army

Members of Kosovo Security Force line up for inspection by Kosovo president Hashim Thaci in capital Pristina, Kosovo, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. Kosovo lawmakers are set to transform the Kosovo Security Force into a regular army. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu) Kosovo president Hashim Thaci salutes as he inspects members of Kosovo Security Force in capital 85

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 6:30 PM Tunisia doctors protest against wage disclosure

TUNIS, (Reuters) - - Hundreds of lawyers and doctors in Tunisia protested on Wednesday against a new law that will force them to disclose their salaries as part of a government bid to raise taxes. The North African country is under pressure from foreign donors to increase tax revenues to cut a budget deficit. Parliament passed on Monday a bill which 83

December 13, 2018 3:46 PM Serbia warns Kosovo army will substantially worsen tensions

A soldier of NATO-led peacekeeping force KFOR guards convoy of the road near the village of Leposavic, northern Kosovo, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. In Friday’s vote, Kosovo's 120-seat parliament is expected to approve three draft laws to turn an existing paramilitary force into a lightly armed army. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic) Soldiers of NATO-led peacekeeping 74

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