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UK election deals May a crushing blow, blurring Brexit talks
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UK election deals May a crushing blow, blurring Brexit talks

Brexit talks are more uncertain than ever.

Populism's effect on mainstream parties, Government must take action to save coral reefs, The influence of 'Brexit' in Asia, Combating famine in Somalia, Canadian attitudes toward illegal immigration
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Populism's effect on mainstream parties, Government must take action to save coral reefs, The influence of 'Brexit' in Asia, Combating famine in Somalia, Canadian attitudes toward illegal immigration

Yahoo News "[T]he biggest risk to Europe today is arguably not the prospect of radical right populists in power ... but their outsize influence on mainstream policymakers," writes Benjamin Ward.

Brexit has officially been triggered. What comes next?
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Brexit has officially been triggered. What comes next?

Yahoo News After 44 years, Britain is officially leaving the European Union. Its relationship with the bloc is set to change, but the road map still remains to be laid out. On Wednesday, Britain’s

The view of Brexit from a city that voted to ‘Leave’
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The view of Brexit from a city that voted to ‘Leave’

Yahoo News It’s the UK City of Culture 2017, derelict buildings and dry docks are being refurbished, and a major wind turbine factory is on the rise. “The planets have never been more aligned,” says

Climate change presents us with a choice, Seeking an end to the Ukrainian conflict, Balancing Beijing’s displeasure and missile defense, The people should be consulted on ‘Brexit’, The importance of girls’ education
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Climate change presents us with a choice, Seeking an end to the Ukrainian conflict, Balancing Beijing’s displeasure and missile defense, The people should be consulted on ‘Brexit’, The importance of girls’ education

Yahoo News “Climate change today constitutes a threat to the well-being of our country, and not to confront it would be to put at risk the future of our children...,” writes Marcelo Mena, Chile’s

Brexit revives Scottish independence bid
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Brexit revives Scottish independence bid

Yahoo News As Britain prepares to trigger Article 50, to formally initiate its separation from the European Union, Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced Monday that she will request a

Threats to China’s One Belt, One Road initiative, Latin America’s declining left, The shifting role of journalism, What does Trump mean for US role in the world?, Will ‘Scoxit’ follow ‘Brexit’?
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Threats to China’s One Belt, One Road initiative, Latin America’s declining left, The shifting role of journalism, What does Trump mean for US role in the world?, Will ‘Scoxit’ follow ‘Brexit’?

Yahoo News “Troubled ports in Pakistan and Sri Lanka, envisioned as part of China’s string of pearls linking the Eurasian heartland to the Middle Kingdom, exemplify political pitfalls that threaten

Textile & garment, seafood manufacturers worried about Brexit
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Textile & garment, seafood manufacturers worried about Brexit

Vietnamnet - The uncertainties of the EU economy with the Italian PM stepping down and the UK & Northern Ireland leaving the EU will adversely affect Vietnam’s exports to the large markets.

Vietnamese businesses grapple with Brexit
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Vietnamese businesses grapple with Brexit

Vietnamnet - Back in June of 2016, Britain sent shockwaves throughout Vietnam and around the globe by voting to leave the EU.

Can Tony Blair stop Brexit?
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Can Tony Blair stop Brexit?

Yahoo News Earlier this month, British members of Parliament (MPs) overwhelmingly voted to back Brexit, citing deference to the will of the people. Speaking at an event for Open Britain, which wants

Brexit bill set to clear major parliamentary hurdle
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Brexit bill set to clear major parliamentary hurdle

Yahoo News MPs look set to approve a bill on Wednesday empowering Prime Minister Theresa May to start Brexit negotiations, in a major step towards Britain leaving the European Union. Seven months

From Brexit shock to parliamentary approval
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From Brexit shock to parliamentary approval

Yahoo News Mass immigration from other parts of the European Union is cited as a key factor in the vote, along with national pride. Britain starts on a path to become the first country to leave the

Scottish parliament votes overwhelmingly against Brexit bill
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Scottish parliament votes overwhelmingly against Brexit bill

Yahoo News The Scottish parliament, in a symbolic motion, voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to reject Britain's march towards the EU exit, with the semi-autonomous government warning Scotland would not

Pub rules apply for Brexit bill, EU says
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Pub rules apply for Brexit bill, EU says

Yahoo News Britain must pay to leave the EU in the same way as friends going to the pub must pay for their round of drinks, the European Commission said Tuesday. Margaritis Schinas, a spokesman for

UK lawmakers reject first set of amendments to Brexit law
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UK lawmakers reject first set of amendments to Brexit law

Yahoo News British lawmakers on Monday rejected the first set of proposed amendments to legislation that would give Prime Minister Theresa May the right to notify the European Union of Britain's

French PM, Juncker say Brexit deal must be worse than membership
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French PM, Juncker say Brexit deal must be worse than membership

Yahoo News French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker warned Britain Monday that the terms of any Brexit deal must not be better than full EU

UK Brexit plan seeks close EU ties, but details still short
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UK Brexit plan seeks close EU ties, but details still short

Yahoo News LONDON (AP) — Britain is leaving the European Union's single market but wants a "frictionless" new trade relationship with the bloc, the government said Thursday in the most detailed

British government to lay out Brexit strategy
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British government to lay out Brexit strategy

Yahoo News Prime Minister Theresa May's government was to publish its Brexit strategy Thursday after winning a first parliamentary vote on a bill that would empower her to start pulling Britain out

British MPs to hold first vote on Brexit bill
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British MPs to hold first vote on Brexit bill

Yahoo News British MPs are expected Wednesday to approve the first stage of a bill empowering Prime Minister Theresa May to start pulling Britain out of the European Union. Ahead of the vote, which

'Tooth fairy' or 'disaster'? UK's Brexit gamble on Trump
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'Tooth fairy' or 'disaster'? UK's Brexit gamble on Trump

Yahoo News Hailed as an ace up the sleeve for Britain in the upcoming Brexit negotiations last week, relations with US President Donald Trump are turning into a diplomatic headache for Prime Minister

UK lawmakers start debate on bill authorizing Brexit talks
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UK lawmakers start debate on bill authorizing Brexit talks

Yahoo News LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers are starting debate on a bill authorizing the start of European Union exit talks, as the government races to meet a self-imposed March 31 deadline to begin

British lawmakers to debate bill on triggering Brexit
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British lawmakers to debate bill on triggering Brexit

Yahoo News Kick-starting Britain's departure from the European Union will be up for debate in parliament on Tuesday as lawmakers examine a draft law allowing the government to begin Brexit talks. MPs

Brexit: What we know
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Brexit: What we know

Yahoo News The British parliament is set to debate for the first time the government's bill to trigger the country's departure from the European Union, following a referendum last year in which a

US agrees to 'immediate' post-Brexit trade talks: UK
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US agrees to 'immediate' post-Brexit trade talks: UK

Yahoo News US President Donald Trump has agreed to start immediate trade talks with Britain with the goal of preserving current arrangements when it leaves the European Union, Downing Street said

UK govt gives lawmakers limited time to eye bill on Brexit
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UK govt gives lawmakers limited time to eye bill on Brexit

Yahoo News LONDON (AP) — As British lawmakers cried out "Disgraceful!," the Conservative government on Thursday introduced the long-awaited bill to start the country's exit from the European Union