EU allows Britain a delay on Brexit date

London: The UK has been given a reprieve of at least a fortnight to try and work out what it wants from Brexit. British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels.Credit:AP The announcement comes as local media revealed that Britain's military is planning for a no-deal Brexit from a nuclear bunker below the […]

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Britain must have plan to push through deal to get Brexit extension: Coveney

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain must present a detailed plan how to push the agreement on its withdrawal from the European Union through parliament to get the EU’s approval for an extension of the March 29th membership deadline, Irish foreign minister Simon Coveney said. Speaking to reporters after a meeting of EU ministers on Brexit, Coveney said there was a lot […]

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Labour's Corbyn calls on UK opposition parties to work on Brexit plan

LONDON (Reuters) – Jeremy Corbyn, leader of Britain’s main opposition Labour Party, called on other opposition leaders on Tuesday to work towards finding a majority in parliament for “a close economic relationship” with the European Union after Brexit. Corbyn met leaders from the Scottish National Party, Liberal Democrats, Wales’ Plaid Cymru and the Green Party to discuss how to break […]

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Good Morning Britain weatherman who made TV knife plea mourns stabbing death of cousin just 11 days later

GOOD Morning Britain’s weatherman Alex Beresford was in mourning last night after his cousin was stabbed to death — just days after the star waded into the knife crime debate. Nathan Armstrong, 29, was killed in the early hours of yesterday on the same street where Crimewatch host Jill Dando was fatally shot in 1999. CCTV caught Nathan — who […]

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Honda says any Brexit delay must be long enough to give stability

LONDON (Reuters) – Japanese carmaker Honda said any delay to Brexit must be long enough to give businesses stability whilst BMW is still preparing for a “worst-case scenario” no-deal Brexit after lawmakers backed postponing Britain’s exit from the EU. The country’s car sector, which employs more than 850,000 people, has quickly gone from a manufacturing success story to posting drops […]

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Honda says any Brexit delay must be long enough to give stability

LONDON (Reuters) – Japanese carmaker Honda said any delay to Brexit must be long enough to give businesses stability whilst BMW is still preparing for a “worst-case scenario” no-deal Brexit after lawmakers backed postponing Britain’s exit from the EU. The country’s car sector, which employs more than 850,000 people, has quickly gone from a manufacturing success story to posting drops […]

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British lawmakers reject no-deal Brexit in any circumstance

LONDON (Reuters) – British lawmakers on Wednesday rejected leaving the European Union without a deal in any scenario, paving the way for a vote to delay Brexit to seek a way out of the country’s worst political crisis in generations. Lawmakers voted by 321 to 278 in favor of a motion that ruled out a potentially disorderly ‘no-deal’ Brexit under […]

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UK says would cut tariffs, no checks on Irish border in no-deal Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain said on Wednesday it would eliminate import tariffs on a wide range of goods and avoid a so-called hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland in the event of a no-deal Brexit. The government announced the moves, which it said would be temporary, ahead of a vote by lawmakers later on Wednesday on whether Britain should […]

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Dissident Republican 'IRA' claims responsibility for UK letter bombs

LONDON (Reuters) – A dissident Republican group calling itself the “IRA” claimed responsibility on Tuesday for letter bombs sent to buildings in London and the University of Glasgow last week. “The claim was allegedly made on behalf of the ‘IRA’,” British police said. The group used a recognized codeword, police said. Police blew up a parcel sent to the University […]

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