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  • British PM Theresa May warned the lawmakers in her Conservative party that a new leader would be forced to delay or stop Brexit, creating even more uncertainty and divisions in the country.

    British Prime Minister Theresa May said, "I will contest that vote with everything I have got."
    LAST UPDATE : Dec 12, 2018, 5:02 AM EST
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  • British Prime Minister Theresa May was forced to call off a vote on her Brexit deal on Tuesday.

    British PM Theresa May, after canceling a vote on Brexit deal on Tuesday, rushed to European leaders in a last-ditch attempt to extract changes to the agreement that can make her Brexit plan more palatable to lawmakers.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 11, 2018, 6:39 AM EST
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  • The judgment comes as a boost for the groups opposing Brexit.

    Hours before British PM Theresa May’s Brexit plan faces an acid test in the House of Commons, the European court of justice ruled that the U.K. can unilaterally revoke Article 50, without approval from the bloc members.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 10, 2018, 5:01 AM EST
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    The French government, after failing to bridle public anger that resulted in violent protests across major cities for the last three weeks, is caving in and could announce the suspension of plans to introduce an eco-fuel tax.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 04, 2018, 4:51 AM EST
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  • The joint document, however, remains a far cry from British Prime Minister Theresa May's Chequers plan.

    The E.U. and the U.K. have “agreed in principle” a draft political declaration on post-Brexit relationship over matters of trade, security, and other issues, setting the stage for finalizing a Brexit deal this weekend.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 22, 2018, 7:14 AM EST
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  • Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven was voted out with 204-142 votes.

    With none of the major political blocs willing to forge an alliance with anti-immigration Sweden Democrats, the formation of a new stable government could be a tricky affair.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 25, 2018, 6:26 AM EDT
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  • Jimmie Åkesson, leader of the Sweden Democrats

    The far-right Sweden Democrats, riding on populist, anti-immigrant wave, have emerged as the kingmaker after the country’s two mainstream blocs, tied for the top spot, fell well short of the majority.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 10, 2018, 5:21 AM EDT
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  • British PM Theresa May said the country's economy can endure a no-deal Brexit.

    Playing down Chancellor Philip Hammond’s bleak Treasury forecasts in case of a no-deal Brexit, British PM Theresa May said the U.K.’s crashing out of the E.U. without a deal “wouldn’t be the end of the world.”

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 28, 2018, 5:17 AM EDT
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  • (Source: https://www.mprnews.org)

    Rescuers toiled hard overnight to dig out mountains of debris, extracting victims and locating the survivors after the Morandi bridge in Italy’s Genoa collapsed on Tuesday, leaving at least 37 people dead.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 04, 2018, 8:23 AM EDT
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  • British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a vote of confidence in her leadership of the ruling Conservative Party on Wednesday.

    Analysts warn that Britain’s wish to revise Brexit deal could backfire and open Pandora’s Box, as disgruntled EU states, unhappy with the current shape of the agreement, begin demanding their own ways. 

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 13, 2018, 5:26 AM EST
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