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LONDON | Bank of England chief hints he will stay to help with Brexit

LONDON — Bank of England Governor Mark Carney all but confirmed Tuesday that he is to stay at the helm of the central bank for longer than planned to help ensure Britain leaves the European Union as smoothly as possible. Following days of speculation about an extension beyond his planned June 2019 departure, Carney told … Continue reading LONDON | Bank of England chief hints he will stay to help with Brexit

BRUSSELS | EU promises UK unparalleled partnership for amicable Brexit

BRUSSELS— The European Union is promising Britain an unparalleled trade partnership if Brexit is concluded on amicable terms. Both sides are still seeking a full U.K. withdrawal agreement by an October summit despite a series of outstanding issues and barely six weeks to overcome a deadlock on the Ireland-Northern Ireland border. Beyond the border issue, … Continue reading BRUSSELS | EU promises UK unparalleled partnership for amicable Brexit

LISBON, Portugal | UK trade minister says ‘no deal’ Brexit more likely than not

LISBON, Portugal — Lisbon has broken a 37-year-old record to notch its hottest temperature ever as an unrelenting wave of heat bakes Portugal and neighboring Spain. Portugal’s weather service said the capital reached 44 degrees Celsius (111.2 degrees Fahrenheit) on Saturday, surpassing the city’s previous record of 43 C (109.4 F) set in 1981. The … Continue reading LISBON, Portugal | UK trade minister says ‘no deal’ Brexit more likely than not

LONDON | UK trade minister says ‘no deal’ Brexit more likely than not

LONDON  — Britain’s international trade minister says it’s likely the U.K. will fail to agree upon a divorce deal with the European Union before it leaves the bloc next March. Trade Secretary Liam Fox told the Sunday Times newspaper that “intransigence” by EU officials “is pushing us towards no deal.” He put the chance of … Continue reading LONDON | UK trade minister says ‘no deal’ Brexit more likely than not

LONDON | Defense contractor Raytheon reaffirms its commitment to UK

LONDON — U.S.-based defense contractor Raytheon says it remains committed to Britain amid the political turmoil surrounding the country’s departure from the European Union. John Harris, chief executive of Raytheon’s international unit, told The Associated Press that the company, whose U.K. roots go back 100 years, sees opportunities for growth even as Britain’s negotiations with … Continue reading LONDON | Defense contractor Raytheon reaffirms its commitment to UK

LONDON | UK’s Theresa May: Trump told me to ‘sue the EU’ over Brexit

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May says that President Donald Trump advised her to “sue” the European Union in the negotiations over Britain’s exit from the bloc. The American president told reporters Friday at a joint press conference with May that he had given the British leader a suggestion that she found too “brutal.” … Continue reading LONDON | UK’s Theresa May: Trump told me to ‘sue the EU’ over Brexit

LONDON | The Latest: Germany criticizes Trump’s provocative words

LONDON — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Europe (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Germany’s current and former foreign ministers are criticizing comments made by U.S. President Donald Trump about their country and European allies. In extracts of an interview with German weekly Der Spiegel published Friday, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Trump’s … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Germany criticizes Trump’s provocative words

LONDON  |The Latest: Trump views joint military exercise with May

LONDON  — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Europe (all times local): 11:15 a.m. President Donald Trump has viewed a joint military exercise along with British Prime Minister Theresa May at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. Trump’s visit to the military academy on Friday morning was closed to the media. The military demonstration … Continue reading LONDON  |The Latest: Trump views joint military exercise with May