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Britain 'needs to leave EU at start of 2019'

Britain needs to decide its position, start talks and aim to leave the European Union at the beginning of 2019, leading Brexit campaigner and Conservative lawmaker Liam Fox said on Sunday. "So for me what we want to be doing

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Britain's EU commissioner Hill steps down

Britain's representative on the EU executive in Brussels, Financial Services Commissioner Jonathan Hill, resigned on Saturday after having campaigned against a British exit from the European Union. "I don't believe it

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No need to rush Britain into quick EU divorce: Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel sought on Saturday to temper pressure from Paris, Brussels and her own government to force Britain into negotiating a quick divorce from the EU, despite warnings that hesitation will let populism take hold.

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Britain votes to leave EU, Cameron quits, markets rocked

Britain has voted to leave the European Union, forcing the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron and dealing the biggest blow since World War Two to the European project of forging greater unity. Global stock markets plunged

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Britain votes to leave EU, Cameron steps down

Britain has voted to leave the European Union, forcing the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron and dealing the biggest blow to the European project of greater unity since World War Two.   Global financial

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Britain's financial sector reels after Brexit bombshell

Britain's 2.2 million financial industry workers face years of uncertainty and the risk of thousands of job cuts after the country voted to quit the European Union, leaving question marks over London's status as Europe's premier fina

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Japan signals readiness to intervene as Brexit boosts yen

Japan will respond as needed to "extremely nervous" exchange-rate moves in the wake of Britain's referendum on leaving the European Union, Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday, signalling a readiness to intervene to stem excess

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Britain votes to leave EU in historic divorce

Britain has voted to leave the European Union, results from Thursday's landmark referendum showed, an outcome that sets the country on an uncertain path and deals the largest setback to European efforts to forge greater unity since World War

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Brexit declared victorious, global markets in chaos

Several major British media outlets, including the BBC, declared that the UK had voted to leave the European Union as sterling plummeted to its lowest level since 1985 and global markets were roiled. The British currency fell as m

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Sterling hits 2016 high on bets Britain will stay in EU

Sterling hit a 2016 high and the euro surged against the dollar and yen on Thursday after a series of late opinion polls favoured Britain staying in the European Union and bookmakers odds indicated a further shift towards the "Remain"

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