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French Brexit strike causes frontier headaches

April 3, 2019 admin 0

French customs officers, who had been staging a work-to-rule strike over Brexit since March, were expected to end their industrial action on Wednesday, suggesting a return to normal traffic of Eurostar trains, the operator said […]

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British food prices rise as Brexit looms

April 3, 2019 admin 0

British food inflation soared in March to 2.5 percent, hitting the highest since November 2013, according to figures released Wednesday by British Retail Consortium (BRC). Data showed that fresh food inflation accelerated to 1.9 percent […]

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Trump ramps up NATO spending demands

April 3, 2019 admin 0

U.S. President Donald Trump held talks with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the White House on Tuesday, during which he continued urging his European allies to increase military expenditure. Claiming that the United States […]

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Figures show drop in Spain’s unemployed

April 2, 2019 admin 0

The number of people out of work in Spain fell during March, while the number of people contributing to the country’s Social Security system passed the 19-million mark for the first time since August 2008, […]

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British MPs take last crack at Brexit

April 2, 2019 admin 0

Lawmakers in Britain’s House of Commons announced Tuesday that they plan a new bid to block a no-deal Brexit. A cross-party group of MPs announced they plan to attempt to force Prime Minister Theresa May […]

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EU welcomes vote to avoid ‘no deal’ Brexit

March 14, 2019 admin 0

The European Commission welcomed the adoption by the European Parliament of contingency measures for a “no-deal” Brexit, the Commission said Thursday in a statement. This will help ensure that the EU is fully ready for […]

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UK rules out second Brexit vote

March 14, 2019 admin 0

British MPs on Thursday voted to reject an amendment calling for a second Brexit referendum. MPs voted by 85 to 334, a majority of 249, to turn down the amendment which calls for a delayed […]