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EU’s Barnier says will ‘improve’ Irish Brexit border proposal to UK

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union is ready to improve its proposal to Britain for an “insurance policy” backstop arrangement on how to manage its Irish...

EU working to ‘improve’ Irish Brexit border proposal to UK: Barnier

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union is ready to improve its proposal to Britain for an “insurance policy” backstop arrangement on how to manage its Irish...

Couple taken ill in Salisbury not exposed to nerve agent: UK police

(Reuters) – Two people taken ill in a restaurant in Salisbury, the English town where a former Russian agent and his daughter were poisoned in March, were not...

Russia’s foreign ministry summons Swiss envoy over spying claim

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s foreign ministry said on Tuesday it had summoned Yves Rossier, Switzerland’s ambassador to Moscow, for an explanation over Swiss...

PM May’s spokesman: European Parliament’s Weber welcomed UK’s Brexit proposal

LONDON (Reuters) – Manfred Weber, Leader of the European People’s Party in the European Parliament, welcomed British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit...

No special treatment for EU citizens after Brexit, report recommends

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain should not give preferential treatment to European Union workers in its post-Brexit immigration system but should prioritize the...

BMW moves UK Mini plant shutdown to just after Brexit in case of no deal

LONDON (Reuters) – German carmaker BMW said it will move the annual maintenance shutdown period for its British Mini plant to just after Britain is due to leave...

No-deal Brexit will harm counter-terrorism efforts, say UK police

LONDON (Reuters) – British police chiefs said on Tuesday a no-deal Brexit would hamper their efforts to tackle terrorism and crime as they announced contingency...

UK should not offer EU citizens preferential immigration post-Brexit: official report

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain should not give preferential treatment to citizens from the European Union in its post-Brexit immigration system, a report commissioned...

Hong Kong to allow dependent visa for same-sex couples after landmark ruling

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong said on Tuesday it will recognize overseas same-sex partnerships when granting dependent visas, more than two months after the...