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Britain and EU clinch deal to move Brexit talks forward

Britain and EU clinch deal to move Brexit talks forward

Published 08/12/2017

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is welcomed by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the EC headquarters in Brussels, Belgium December 8, 2017. REUTERS/Yves HermanBRUSSELS/LONDON [more…]

Factbox: What’s in the Brexit divorce deal?

Factbox: What’s in the Brexit divorce deal?

Published 08/12/2017

An Anti-Brexit protestor waves EU and Union flags outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain December 5, 2017. REUTERS/Simon DawsonBRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European [more…]

Are Earthlings alone? Half of humans believe in alien life

Are Earthlings alone? Half of humans believe in alien life

Published 08/12/2017

Nearly half of humans believe in alien life and want to make contact, a survey in 24 countries has found, in what researchers said helps to explain the lasting popularity of the "Star Wars" franchise 40 years after the first movie was screened. [more…]

Sterling hits six-month high, stocks up as Brexit deal adds to Asian cheer

Sterling hits six-month high, stocks up as Brexit deal adds to Asian cheer

Published 08/12/2017

The German share price index, DAX board, is seen at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, December 6, 2017. REUTERS/Staff/RemoteLONDON (Reuters) - A breakthrough in [more…]

Impossible to calculate Brexit bill figure at present: EU’s Barnier

Impossible to calculate Brexit bill figure at present: EU’s Barnier

Published 08/12/2017

European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier holds a press conference at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium December 8, 2017. REUTERS/Yves HermanBRUSSELS (Reuters) [more…]

European stocks rally after Brexit, banking rules deals

European stocks rally after Brexit, banking rules deals

Published 08/12/2017

The German share price index, DAX board, is seen at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, December 6, 2017. REUTERS/Staff/Remote/File PhotoLONDON (Reuters) - European stocks [more…]

Britain won’t pay EU more, or sooner, than if it were EU member: Barnier

Britain won’t pay EU more, or sooner, than if it were EU member: Barnier

Published 08/12/2017

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain will honor all its financial obligations to the European Union as part of its divorce bill, but the payments will not [more…]

Major powers to push Saudis, Iran to stop interfering in Lebanon

Major powers to push Saudis, Iran to stop interfering in Lebanon

Published 08/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Hezbollah and Syrian flags flutter on a military vehicle in Western Qalamoun, Syria August 28, 2017. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki/File PhotoPARIS (Reuters) - Major powers [more…]

Sterling rises, euro edges down as Brexit deal may be near

Sterling rises, euro edges down as Brexit deal may be near

Published 08/12/2017

British Pound Sterling banknotes are seen in a counter machine at the Money Service Austria company's headquarters in Vienna, Austria, November 16, 2017. REUTERS/Leonhard FoegerTOKYO [more…]

Oil stable as strong Chinese demand counters rising dollar

Oil stable as strong Chinese demand counters rising dollar

Published 08/12/2017

FILE PHOTO - A pump jack is seen at sunrise near Bakersfield, California October 14, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy NicholsonSINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices were stable on [more…]