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LONDON | UK government says Brexit will make the country poorer

LONDON — Britain will be poorer after leaving the European Union than if it had stayed in, no matter what sort of trade deal it has with the bloc, the government said Wednesday — bad news for Prime Minister Theresa May as she tries to sell her Brexit divorce deal to a skeptical nation. A … Continue reading LONDON | UK government says Brexit will make the country poorer

LONDON | The Latest: Petition for EU-wide Brexit referendum rejected

LONDON — The Latest on Britain’s exit from the European Union (all times local): 12:20 p.m. The European Commission is rejecting a petition demanding that all EU citizens be given a say on whether Britain can leave the bloc. The petition’s organizers want the Commission to allow everyone in the 28 member states to vote … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Petition for EU-wide Brexit referendum rejected

SOFIA, Bulgaria | US stocks veer mostly higher in morning trade; oil slides

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — A top European Union official branded President Donald Trump selfish and capricious Wednesday as EU leaders gathered to count the likely economic damage U.S. policies might inflict on the bloc and to try to rescue the Iran nuclear deal. In a striking rhetorical assault on the leader of Europe’s biggest ally, … Continue reading SOFIA, Bulgaria | US stocks veer mostly higher in morning trade; oil slides

SOFIA, Bulgaria | EU chief lashes out at Trump amid new push to save Iran deal

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — A top European Union official branded President Donald Trump selfish and capricious Wednesday as EU leaders gathered to count the likely economic damage U.S. policies might inflict on the bloc and to try to rescue the Iran nuclear deal. In a striking rhetorical assault on the leader of Europe’s biggest ally, … Continue reading SOFIA, Bulgaria | EU chief lashes out at Trump amid new push to save Iran deal