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Following Britain’s vote to leave the EU there has been a sharp rise in hate crimes in the UK.
After voting for Brexit, the UK has to negotiate its trade relations with the EU and other countries. In this context, the so-called ‘Norwegian model’ has emerged as a favorable option, but what does it actually mean?
The FocusEconomics consensus expects the UK economy to grow 0.3% in 2017
London’s benchmark FTSE 100 stock index has erased all its post Brexit vote losses on a wave of bargain hunting activities. Energy and financial shares were among the biggest winners after slumping right after the vote.
The British telecoms giant considers moving its headquarters in London out of the UK if post-Brexit negotiations with the EU won’t ensure access to the EU’s free movement of people, capital and goods.
In the wake of last week’s Brexit vote, there’s been a sharp increase in hate crimes targeting European nationals in the UK. Experts warn of deep divisions opened up by the vote, as Samira Shackle reports from London.
Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s has removed the UK’s coveted top credit rating status because of its vote to leave the European Union. S&P was the last of the big three credit assessment agencies to do so.
The majority of voters chose to leave the EU, but there are four ways in which the UK could still remain part of the union. With the help of an economist and a law professor, DW explains how the UK could exit the Brexit
In his first appearance since the UK voted to leave the EU, British Finance Minister George Osborne has sought to reassure financial markets. “No one should doubt our resolve to maintain fiscal stability,” Osborne said.
Now what? When the United Kingdom completes its exit from the EU in the next two years, Britons and Europeans will have a lot to adjust to. Here’s a sampling of that.
Scotland’s administration is seeking immediate discussions with the EU to keep the country in the bloc. A million voters in the UK have called for a change in the law to require a 60 percent majority in an EU vote.
The top diplomats also discussed regional updates, including the peace process
EU officials have called for the UK to start the exit process “as soon as possible” after voters decided to leave the bloc. But the US president said their decision speaks to the “challenges raised by globalization.”
The US has always staunchly advocated Britain’s EU membership. That’s why Brexit supporters who thought that Britain’s leaving the EU wouldn’t affect – or could improve – ties with the US are in for a negative surprise.
The UK has voted to leave the EU in a referendum and the prime minister who called it, David Cameron, says he will quit. Cameron said the vote “must be respected,” but that another prime minister should implement it.
There are around two million EU citizens living and working in the UK. As Julia Macfarlane discovered, there’s a certain sense of panic about their status should the UK vote to leave the EU.
The company assures that “the safety and security of our customers will always be our top priority”
We are unlikely to see a fundamental weakening of European security should UK voters choose to leave the European Union, argues Thorsten Benner, director of the Global Public Policy Institute in Berlin.
The last communist elected to office in Britain is calling it a day. After more than four decades as a local councilor in Scotland and long after the Party faded from British politics, Willie Clarke is retiring.
The UK referendum on whether to stay in the EU will have an impact far beyond Europe. Africans are also watching closely – and have to prepare to deal with the vote’s consequences for themselves as well.
Commentators in the UK are asking whether the tone of the political debate contributed to Jo Cox’ murder. Samira Shackle reports from London.
The president of the European Council has warned of the lengthy process that would ensue if the UK left the bloc. Tensions have risen across the UK and EU ahead of a historic vote on the country’s future in the bloc.
Statements came during a meeting between British and Egyptian senior military officials at the Egyptian Ministry of Defence
German industrial giant saw its net profit fall between January and March – but only because of large one-time gains in the previous year. Its underlying profit jumped by nearly a third, and its order books are full.
Roshdy was found dead near a rubbish bin in Indianapolis last Friday
The Egyptian presidency called on the UK authorities to intensify their efforts to investigate how the fire leading to Sherif Adel Habib’s death began
We urge Egyptian authorities to consider every possible scenario during their investigation, says the UK foreign office
The British embassy in Cairo confirmed to Daily News Egypt that Britain has raised the case of Regeni with the Egyptian government
Foreign fighters are motivated by “excitement” and “social exclusion felt in Europe,” a report commissioned for the EU presidency says. Germany has ranked in the top four origin countries for those fighting abroad.
The hijacking incident could push the ongoing decline in tourism, officials say