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Record number of women to stand in UK polls

An analysis found that 1,120 of 3,322 registered candidates to stand for the UK polls were women. The Greens and Liberal Democrats are fielding 204 and 188 female candidates, respectively.

published on : 16th November 2019

Global markets - Tentative oil price recovery lifts energy stocks

A tentative recovery in oil prices spurred investors to hunt for bargains in the beaten-down energy sector and helped commodity-related currencies gain against the dollar.

published on : 23rd June 2017

British PM Theresa May offers EU citizens to stay in UK post-Brexit

May made an offer to EU leaders to guarantee the rights and status of EU citizens in the UK, provided that EU countries do the same for Britons living abroad.

published on : 23rd June 2017

A year after Brexit vote, European and UK shares diverge

Another wobble in commodity-related shares saw British blue chips extend their underperformance against continental European peers on Friday, a year on from Britain's vote to leave the European Union.

published on : 23rd June 2017

Brexit outcome will benefit both sides: UK minister

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson made his comments upon his arrival at an EU Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg on the day that Brexit negotiations will begin in Brussels.

published on : 19th June 2017

Hard work begins Monday, says Brexit minister on eve of talks with EU

The British Brexit minister David Davis will lead a team to Brussels on Monday for the first round of official talks to negotiate Britain leaving the European Union (EU).

published on : 19th June 2017

Asia stocks shake off Wall St blues, sterling steady before Brexit talks

Asian stocks rose on Monday, shaking off Wall Street's uninspiring performance on Friday.

published on : 19th June 2017

Election means 'new game' of Brexit negotiations for the City

Theresa May's loss of her parliamentary majority in last week's election increases the likelihood the government will try to retain some British access to the European Union's single market.

published on : 15th June 2017

Brexit talks to start as scheduled despite losing parliamentary majority

British Prime Minister Theresa May said that talks to launch procedures of Britain's divorce from the European Union will start as scheduled next week.

published on : 14th June 2017

British pound falls post-UK election shocker, dollar gains

The pound fell to its lowest in eight weeks against the dollar, while it hit a seven-month low next to the Euro.

published on : 10th June 2017

UK election: May's Conservative Party 'to fall short of majority'  

Prime Minister Theresa May said that whatever the results, the Conservative party would continue being the face of stability.

published on : 9th June 2017

Independence debate dominates in Scotland on election eve

Nearly three years after Scotland voted to remain a part of the United Kingdom, Independence continues to be a defining poll issue.

published on : 7th June 2017

European Union marks 60th birthday in Rome under Brexit's shadow

The 27 leaders will use anniversary of signing of Treaty of Rome on March 25, 1957, to hail the peace and prosperity they say the project has brought Europe in the aftermath of World War II.

published on : 21st March 2017

EU says everything ready for Brexit trigger

The European Union is fully prepared for Brexit negotiations after Britain announced the exit date, the European Commission said.

published on : 20th March 2017

UK to formally trigger Brexit on March 29

Britain will trigger its exit from the European Union on March 29 after which a two-year timetable for difficult negotiations will open.

published on : 20th March 2017
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