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May's appeal falls flat as EU seizes control of Brexit date

PM ‘dismally’ fails to offer answers in Brussels, as EU leaders take matters into their own hands in late night talks EU leaders moved to seize control of Britain’s exit date from the bloc after an unconvincing appeal by Theresa May on Thursday for a three-month Brexit delay.In an address to the leaders described by one source as “90 minutes of nothing”, the prime minister failed to persuade leaders that she had a plan to avoid a no-deal Brexit. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Angela Merkel, Eu, European Union, UK News, Britain, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Jean-claude Juncker, Brussels, Article 50, Brexit, Emmanuel Macron


Britain's leader Theresa May pleads for Brexit delay

European leaders will decide whether to grant the United Kingdom a delay over Brexit, scheduled in just eight days.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Britain, Theresa May, United Kingdom, Usa Today


The DOJ has reportedly subpoenaed Boeing as part of a criminal investigation involving the 737 Max (BA)

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) has subpoenaed Boeing as part of a criminal investigation into the certification and marketing processes for the aerospace manufacturer's 737 Max aircraft, CNN reports. The investigation reportedly concerns the process Boeing used to determine its 737 Max aircraft were safe for flight and the data it gave to the Federal Aviation Administration about that process. Investigators have asked for information from Boeing about the company's pilot trainin...
Tags: Europe, US, Trends, Cnn, Fbi, Canada, Britain, Boeing, Doj, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Federal Aviation Administration, Ethiopian Airlines, Lion Air, MCAS, United States Department of Justice DOJ, Koenigsegg Jesko


DOJ has reportedly subpoenaed Boeing as part of a criminal investigation involving the 737 Max (BA)

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has subpoenaed Boeing as part of a criminal investigation into the certification and marketing processes for the aerospace manufacturer's 737 Max aircraft, CNN reported. The investigation reportedly concerns the process Boeing used to determine its 737 Max aircraft were safe for flight and the data it gave to the Federal Aviation Administration about that process. Investigators have asked for information from Boeing about the company's pilot-training manuals ...
Tags: Europe, Elon Musk, China, US, Trends, Cnn, Fbi, Canada, Britain, Seattle, Boeing, Doj, Federal Aviation Administration, Ethiopian Airlines, Lion Air, US Department of Justice DOJ


News analysis: Theresa May’s Message to Britain at a Perilous Moment: It’s Parliament’s Fault

In an address to the nation Wednesday night, the prime minister lashed out, blaming squabbling lawmakers for the Brexit paralysis. They did not react well.
Tags: News, European Union, Britain, Theresa May, Parliament, May, London (England, House of Commons (Great Britain, Great Britain Withdrawal from EU (Brexit, Brussels (Belgium, Theresa M, Conservative Party (Great Britain, Dominick Grieve


Merkel: Germany risks been viewed as unreliable on arms

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned that her country risks being viewed as an unreliable partner in joint European defense industry projects. Merkel’s comments Thursday came amid tensions with France and Britain over Berlin’s ban on arms sales to Saudi Arabia. Paris and London say it prevents them selling jointly developed equipment […]
Tags: Business, London, News, France, Germany, Angela Merkel, Berlin, Ap, Britain, Nation, Merkel, Saudi Arabia Paris


7 things to know before the bell

1. Brexit fears: The pound is under pressure as Britain plunges deeper into Brexit chaos.
Tags: News, Britain, Stories


As Brexit Drags On, People In Ireland Wait To Learn Their Fate

Britain may need more time to leave the EU. Steve Inskeep talks to Daniel Mulhall, Ireland's ambassador to the U.S., about the Northern Ireland-Ireland border that is caught up in Brexit flap.
Tags: News, Britain, Ireland, Brexit, Steve Inskeep, Daniel Mulhall, Northern Ireland Ireland


European shares shaken by Brexit jitters after gains in Asia

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Europe on Thursday after a day of gains in Asia spurred by the Federal Reserve’s promise not to raise interest rates during this year. Britain’s FTSE 100 added 0.2 percent to 7,307.87 while the DAX in Germany lost 0.5 percent to 11,545.93. The CAC 40 in France slipped […]
Tags: Asia, Europe, Business, News, France, Germany, Ap, Britain, Nation, Federal Reserve, Bangkok, Brexit


Skeptical EU leaders to hear May’s plea for a Brexit delay

BRUSSELS (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May was trying to persuade European Union leaders on Thursday to delay Brexit by up to three months, with her plans to leave the bloc in chaos just eight days before Britain’s scheduled departure. May will meet the 27 national other EU leaders in Brussels, a day after she […]
Tags: Business, News, Eu, European Union, Ap, Britain, Nation, Theresa May, Brussels, Brexit


Skeptical E.U. Leaders Are to Hear British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Plea for a Brexit Delay

The bloc is weary of Britain's political soap opera over Brexit.
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Britain, Theresa May, E.U


Angelina’s boozing, Prince Charles’ divorce, and college entry cheat Lori Loughlin “tells all,” in this week’s dubious tabloids

Do tabloid editors even read what their reporters write? It’s hard to imagine, given the disconnect between headlines and the barely-detectable trace elements of facts contained in the stories beneath them. “Alex Trebek — Lung & Liver Surgery” reports the cover story of this week’s National Enquirer. But he’s had neither surgery according to the story on the inside pages about the beloved host of TV’s Jeopardy, who recently admitted having stage four pancreatic cancer. Is Trebek even poised to u...
Tags: Post, News, America, Britain, Gwen Stefani, Prince Charles, Prince William, Catholic Church, Angelina Jolie, Buckingham Palace, Harry, Rita Ora, Camilla, George Clooney, Charles, Globe


Lockerbie investigators ‘question former Stasi agents’

Five former East German officers reportedly suspected of role in 1988 bombingInvestigators into the Lockerbie bombing, which killed 270 people, are reported to be questioning at least five former agents of the East German secret police about their possible role in Britain’s deadliest ever terror attack.The retired Stasi agents are suspected of having been involved in the atrocity, in which transatlantic flight Pan Am 103 was blown up over Scotland in 1988, killing everyone on board and 11 people...
Tags: Europe, Scotland, Germany, UK News, World news, Britain, Stasi, UK security and counter-terrorism, Libya, Lockerbie plane bombing, Lockerbie


EU chief says Brexit delay possible if MPs approve deal

The EU could approve Britain's request for a short delay to Brexit but only if UK MPs next week vote through the withdrawal deal they have twice rejected, European Council president Donald Tusk said Wednesday. With nine days to go before Britain is due to leave the bloc, the country is gripped by uncertainty with little consensus how to proceed and Tusk's statement was received as an ultimatum to encourage lawmakers to get behind May's deal. "I believe a short extension will be possible but it...
Tags: UK, News, Eu, Britain, Brexit, Tusk, Donald Tusk, European Council, House of Commons Tusk


UK's May urges lawmakers to back her Brexit deal now

Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday she deeply regretted her decision to seek a Brexit extension from the European Union and she urged lawmakers, who have twice previously rejected her plan, to back her now. "I passionately hope that (lawmakers) will find a way to back the deal I have negotiated with the EU, a deal that delivers on the referendum and is the very best deal negotiable, and I will continue to work night and day to secure the support" for the deal. Earlier on Wednesday, M...
Tags: UK, News, Eu, European Union, Britain, Theresa May


Dow falls after dovish Fed decision as Brexit chaos hammers pound

Wall Street stocks finished a volatile session mostly lower on Wednesday following a dovish Federal Reserve decision, while the pound dropped amid Brexit chaos as Britain tries to avoid a damaging no-deal exit.
Tags: News, Wall Street, Britain, Federal Reserve, Fed


Brexit delay request sends pound reeling

The pound fell sharply on Wednesday after Prime Minister Theresa May announced Britain was seeking a delay to its exit from the European Union until June 30, while investors awaited the US Federal Reserve's interest rate call. "The pound's Wednesday only got worse after the confirmation that Theresa May is seeking a short delay from the EU, one that arguably does not give the government enough time to get through a sterling-positive Brexit deal," Spreadex analyst Connor Campbell told AFP.
Tags: News, Eu, European Union, Britain, Theresa May, Us Federal Reserve, Connor Campbell


E.U. Officials Agree to Brexit Delay, but With Conditions

As Britain’s political crisis deepens, the bloc agreed to an extension, but only if Parliament passes a withdrawal plan it has twice rejected.
Tags: Europe, News, European Union, Britain, Parliament, European Parliament, Great Britain, May, Politics And Government, London (England, House of Commons (Great Britain, Great Britain Withdrawal from EU (Brexit, Brussels (Belgium, Legislatures and Parliaments, Theresa M, Conservative Party (Great Britain


Pathetic, incoherent, chaotic: Europe's verdict on Brexit shambles

UK’s reputation for diplomacy, pragmatism and self-restraint has all but gone, say politicians and officials across EUWhen he started out as a young civil servant, said Alexander Graf Lambsdorff, a German MP from the liberal Free Democratic party, Britain was “always held up as a model of good diplomacy, of pragmatism and of self-restraint”.That was then. Now, with the UK’s scheduled exit barely a week away and still no clarity in sight, “No one would sign up to that view,” Lambsdorff said. “Now...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, European Union, UK News, World news, Britain, Foreign Policy, Brexit, Alexander Graf Lambsdorff, Lambsdorff


Brexit delay request will be rejected if no guarantees of deal success: France

Britain's request for a delay to Brexit will be rejected by the EU if Prime Minister Theresa May cannot provide sufficient guarantees that her parliament will approve the divorce deal she negotiated, France's foreign minister said on Wednesday. The French stance was markedly tougher in tone than the public rhetoric out of Berlin, where Germany's foreign minister said only that an orderly British departure from the European Union would solve the Brexit turmoil.
Tags: News, France, Germany, Berlin, Eu, European Union, Britain, Theresa May, Brexit


EU's Tusk sees short Brexit delay if UK backs divorce deal

European Council President Donald Tusk said on Wednesday that granting Britain a short postponement of Brexit was possible on condition that Britain's parliament votes in favor of the stalled divorce agreement next week. Should that happen, Tusk said no extraordinary EU leaders' summit would be needed next week before the current Brexit date of March 29.
Tags: UK, News, Eu, Britain, Brexit, Tusk, Donald Tusk, European Council


Britain's arms export watchdog in danger of becoming toothless

As ministers and weapons manufacturers alike shun the body that oversees UK arms exports, its authority is at risk of being erodedAs Britain’s foreign secretary warns of “a shortening window of opportunity” for peace in Yemen, the hours are also counting down for weapons manufacturer Raytheon UK to explain its activities to the government’s committees on arms export control (CAEC).Raytheon, the world’s third largest manufacturer, was called upon to give live evidence on Wednesday. However, the c...
Tags: UK, UK News, World news, Britain, Global development, Governance, Yemen, Arms trade, Conflict and arms, Raytheon UK, CAEC Raytheon


What’s next after UK seeks 3-month delay to Brexit?

LONDON (AP) — With just nine days to go until Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May has asked the European Union to postpone Britain’s departure from the European Union until June 30. The decision is in the hands of the 27 remaining EU nations, whose leaders must agree unanimously to an extension. Here’s a look at […]
Tags: Business, UK, London, News, Eu, European Union, Ap, Britain, Nation, Theresa May, Brexit


$1.3 trillion is leaving Britain because of Brexit

Banks and other financial companies are shifting more assets and jobs out of the United Kingdom as the country lurches towards Brexit.
Tags: News, Britain, United Kingdom, Stories, Brexit


$1.3 trillion and 7,000 finance jobs are leaving Britain because of Brexit

Banks and other financial companies are shifting more assets and jobs out of the United Kingdom as the country lurches towards Brexit.
Tags: Cnn, Britain, United Kingdom, Brexit


Wimbledon 2019: Johanna Konta eyes 'perfect pathway' at Nottingham, Birmingham & Eastbourne

Britain's Johanna Konta says playing three home WTA grass-court tournaments this summer gives her the ideal preparation for Wimbledon.
Tags: News, Britain, Johanna Konta, Eastbourne, Nottingham Birmingham


May Asks EU For Short Delay Of Brexit Until June 30

BERLIN (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May has asked the European Union to delay Britain’s departure from the European Union until June 30. The U.K. is currently due to leave the bloc in nine days, but Parliament has twice rejected May’s divorce deal with the EU. May told European Council President Donald Tusk in a letter seeking the extension that she intends to try a third time to get the deal approved. A delay to Brexit needs approval from all 27 remaining EU member states, who are meeting in B...
Tags: News, Berlin, Eu, European Union, World news, Ap, Britain, Theresa May, Brussels, Parliament, Brexit, Donald Tusk, European Council, Cristina Cabrera, AP story


UK gallery, Sackler Trust agree not to proceed with donation

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s National Portrait Gallery says it won’t move ahead with a 1 million pound ($1.3 million) donation from the charitable arm of a family embroiled in the U.S. opioid crisis. The gallery and the Sackler Trust issued a joint statement saying the gift for the museum’s Inspiring People project won’t proceed. The […]
Tags: UK, London, News, Entertainment, Ap, Britain, Nation, National Portrait Gallery, Sackler Trust


AP PHOTOS: City that voted for Brexit is still waiting

SUNDERLAND, England (AP) — Sunderland voted for Brexit to make itself heard, and in hope of a brighter future. Almost three years later, residents are still waiting. This city in northeastern England once built ships that drove global commerce and helped Britain rule the waves. Coal from the surrounding mines helped power the country. The […]
Tags: England, News, Ap, Britain, Nation, Sunderland, Brexit, Sunderland England



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