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WASHINGTON | Trump’s search for a new chief of staff has reality TV feel

WASHINGTON— Serious contenders are hiding from view. Celebrity hangers-on are applying via Twitter. Fresh names circulate practically on the hour. And the man in charge is stoking much of the confusion. President Donald Trump’s hunt for a new chief of staff has taken on the feel of a reality TV show. No leading name has … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump’s search for a new chief of staff has reality TV feel

LONDON | Bank of England to publish Brexit deal analysis next week

LONDON— The Bank of England will publish its economic analysis of Prime Minister Theresa May‘s Brexit deal next week as well as an assessment of what would happen if Britain crashes out of the European Union with no deal. The assessments will be sent to lawmakers on the Treasury Select Committee on Nov. 29 “in … Continue reading LONDON | Bank of England to publish Brexit deal analysis next week

LONDON | The Latest: Top EU lawmaker: No renegotiation of Brexit deal

LONDON — The Latest on Brexit negotiations (all times local): 1:15 p.m. The head of the biggest group in the European Parliament says there will be no renegotiation of the draft Brexit deal that is drawing widespread criticism in Britain. Manfred Weber, who leads the center-right European People’s Party in the EU legislature, told reporters … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Top EU lawmaker: No renegotiation of Brexit deal

LONDON | Brexit uncertainty set to hobble UK economy through winter

LONDON — The uncertainty over Brexit that’s hobbling the British economy is set to go on for longer than expected, leaving companies and households in a limbo. When Britain triggered the two-year timetable to leave the European Union, October’s summit of EU leaders was supposed to be the moment a Brexit deal would be agreed … Continue reading LONDON | Brexit uncertainty set to hobble UK economy through winter

BRUSSELS | The Latest: UK central bank to publish Brexit analysis

BRUSSELS— The Latest on Britain’s upcoming exit from the European Union (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has confirmed that the bank will publish an analysis of the economic impact of any Brexit deal the government reaches with the European Union. In a letter to Nicky Morgan, who heads the … Continue reading BRUSSELS | The Latest: UK central bank to publish Brexit analysis

LUXEMBOURG | The Latest: EU’s Tusk demands ‘concrete’ UK Brexit proposals

LUXEMBOURG— The Latest on Britain‘s upcoming departure from the European Union (all times local): 3:40 p.m. European Council President Donald Tusk is demanding that British Prime Minister Theresa May make “concrete proposals” this week for ending the Brexit impasse. Tusk said “we need new facts” to move forward with the stalled talks. The European Union’s … Continue reading LUXEMBOURG | The Latest: EU’s Tusk demands ‘concrete’ UK Brexit proposals

UK’s Davis denies Brexit backtracking with transition period

LONDON/January 24, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— European Union citizens will remain free to settle in the U.K for about two years after the country leaves the bloc in 2019, Britain’s top Brexit official said Wednesday. Brexit Secretary David Davis said that during a transition period, Britain will abide “to a very large extent” by the EU’s rules. It … Continue reading UK’s Davis denies Brexit backtracking with transition period