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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Factbox: Votes, boats and elephants: India's colossal election by the numbers

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India is expected to hold a general election starting next month in the world’s largest democratic exercise, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking a second straight term. The country of 1.3 billion people typically holds elections in multiple phases to ensure security across polling stations. Here are some facts and figures. MILLIONS OF VOTERS More than […]

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India's Congress to scrap law punishing Muslim men for instant divorce if voted back to power

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s main opposition Congress party said on Thursday it would scrap a decree passed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government prescribing jail terms for Muslim men seeking an instant divorce if the party wins an election due by May. Modi’s Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in January issued an executive order making the practice – […]

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Japan's Abe urges UK PM May to avoid 'no deal' Brexit

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday urged British Prime Minster Theresa May to ensure stability as Britain leaves the European Union and asked her to do what she could to avoid a ‘no deal’ Brexit. May secured an agreement with European Union leaders on Nov 25 that would see Britain leave the bloc on March […]

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DUP leader Foster calls on May to demand a better Brexit deal

DUBLIN (Reuters) – The head of the small Northern Irish party that props up the British government on Monday called on Prime Minister Theresa May to demand a better Brexit deal and said the suggestion that the only alternative was a no-deal Brexit was a “false choice.” “I appreciate the concerns people have about a no deal but this should […]

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Sweden’s most significant election in years, at a glance

next Image 1 of 2 The Aug. 30, 2018 phot shows election poster of Jimmie Akesson,right, leader of the far-right Sweden Democrats and Social Democratic Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, second from right. in Flen, some 100 km west of Stockholm, Sweden. Sweden’s 7.3 million voters go to polls on Sept. 9, 2018 to elect a new parliament and government. (AP […]

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