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November 25, 2018 12:18 PM Swiss voters look set to reject 'Swiss law not foreign judges' initiative

ZURICH (Reuters) - Early projections suggest Swiss voters have rejected a proposal to give the country’s laws clear priority over international law, a move that opponents claim would damage the neutral country’s global standing. Some 67 percent of voters in a national referendum voted against the “Swiss law, not foreign judges” measure, according to early 101

November 25, 2018 8:00 AM Elections, referendum still possible in Britain: Lithuania

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union should not rule out several scenarios after leaders sign a withdrawal agreement for Britain’s exit from the bloc, Lithuania’s president said on Sunday, highlighting new British elections or a second Brexit referendum as possibilities. “Everything could happen, at least four possible scenarios could be in place 78

November 21, 2018 9:44 AM British lawmakers won't vote for no-deal Brexit, UK minister says

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s parliament will not support a ‘no-deal’ Brexit, work and pensions minister Amber Rudd said on Wednesday, also playing down the prospect of a second referendum if lawmakers do not approve Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal. May is heading to Brussels later on Wednesday to discuss a blueprint on post-Brexit ties with the European 74

November 21, 2018 7:55 AM Cows with or without horns? Swiss to vote on Sunday

PERREFITTE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Switzerland votes this Sunday on an issue of national importance that has divided the Alpine country - whether to subsidize farmers who let their cows’ and goats’ horns grow naturally. The referendum on preserving the “dignity of livestock” was initiated by farmer Armin Capaul, 66, a self-described rebel. He says that “listening 99

November 20, 2018 11:53 AM European court orders Turkey to free ex-Kurdish party leader

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech to MPs of his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) at the parliament in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici) ANKARA, Turkey – The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday called on Turkey to release the former head of Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition from detention 92

November 20, 2018 11:41 AM Spain to vote against Brexit accord if text on Gibraltar not changed

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain will vote against the European Union’s draft Brexit deal on Sunday unless it is modified to make clear that the future of the disputed British territory of Gibraltar relies on talks between Madrid and London, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said. Spain’s demands on Gibraltar are the latest push by EU states to obtain more on national 102

November 14, 2018 10:30 AM Draft Brexit deal reached: Live updates

Siemens CEO: "We need to make this deal work" May must now sell the deal to her Cabinet, which is deeply divided between ardent supporters of Brexit and those who voted to Remain. To do so, she must convince the Brexiters that the text, which is expected to include an arrangement that keeps the whole of the UK in close alignment with the EU, fulfills 101

November 14, 2018 8:04 AM Northern Irish DUP hardliner: We will not vote for this Brexit deal humiliation

DUBLIN (Reuters) - A hardline member of the Northern Irish party propping up Britain’s minority government said on Wednesday that his Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) will not be voting for what he called a humiliating Brexit deal. “All of the great and the good who were rolled out during the #EURef (EU referendum) will be rolled out again in the coming 78

November 11, 2018 11:03 AM Eurosceptic minister shows support for British PM on Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) - Andrea Leadsom, leader of Britain’s lower house of parliament, said on Sunday she supported Prime Minister Theresa May and did not expect other ministers to resign over Brexit. Leadsom, a one-time challenger to May who campaigned to leave the European Union in the 2016 referendum, denied some reports in the local media that she was ready 105

November 5, 2018 9:14 PM Britons would back 'remain' in new Brexit vote: Channel 4 poll

LONDON (Reuters) - Britons would vote to stay in the European Union if there were another ballot as those in the biggest “leave”-voting areas change their minds, a survey for Channel 4 published on Monday showed. Britain would back “remain” by 54 percent to 46 percent, the study by Survation for the broadcaster showed. It estimated that more than a hundred 88