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EU To Approve Mandate To Open Brexit Negotiations
The European Union (EU) is set to approve a mandate on Monday for the European Commission (EC) to start negotiations for Britain's exit from the 27-member bloc. It will also officially appoint former EU Commissioner Michel Barnier as the lead negotiator, Efe news reported. The General Affairs ..
UK Needs More Immigrants To ‘Avoid Brexit Catastrophe’
The British economy needs a net inward migration flow of 200,000 people a year if it is to avoid the "catastrophic economic consequences" linked to Brexit, a study revealed on Friday. The Global Future study said the UK's low productivity, ageing population and shortage of labour in key areas, su..
Brussels Could End-Up Paying Brexit Bill: Boris Johnson
London: Brussels could end up having to pay UK a Brexit "divorce" bill because the Britain has contributed to so many EU assets, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said. In his first major interview of the election campaign, the Foreign Secretary told The Daily Telegraph on Friday that there were "v..
EU Official Pledges Full Support For Irish Brexit Talks
Dublin: The European Union's Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier has pledged the 27-member bloc's full support for Ireland's negotiations. "Today (Thursday), in front of these two houses, I want to reassure the Irish people: in this negotiation Ireland's interest will be the Union's interest,"..
India Rise A Very Welcome Development: Dutch Foreign Minister
New Delhi: Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders on Tuesday termed India's rise a "very welcome development" as in the new emerging world order, it will protect and promote democratic values. "India's take-off is a very welcome development. It is welcome from a political point of view because we s..
Is Global Establishment In For Surprise In France Too?
Accustomed either to isolation or global dominance, the United States has in recent years been playing a third role. Ever since its power diminished following the 2008 meltdown, it finds itself running around to block political forces which are ascendant everywhere almost independent of its authorit..
Brexit Risk Will Stall London: Goldman Sachs
London: The chief executive of Goldman Sachs, the world's second largest investment bank, has warned that London "will stall" because of the risks from Britain's exit from the European Union (EU), the media reported on Friday. Lloyd Blankfein, in an interview with the BBC, said that his US-based ..
European Commission Trying To Bully UK: Minister
London: A top minister has accused the European Commission of "trying to bully the British people" following negative stories about negotiations over UK's exit from the European Union (EU), the media reported on Friday. Brexit Secretary David Davis in a BBC interview late Thursday said a "line wa..
Won’t Let EU Bureaucrats Wreck Brexit, Says British PM
London: British Prime Minister Theresa May made her most stinging remark so far against European Union (EU) "bureaucrats" in Brussels, accusing them of trying to ruin Brexit talks. May was speaking outside 10 Downing Street after meeting with Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday on t..
India’s Growth Rate To Hit 7.5% In 2018, But US Policies Pose Risk: ESCAP
United Nations: A UN commission has said that India's growth rate is expected to reach 7.5 per cent in 2018, but warned that if the US policies take a very severe protectionist turn and the trend spreads, growth could be affected by as much as 1.2 per cent in the coming years. The UN Economic and..