Brexit: News

27 Nov 2018


British PM May comes under fire over EU exit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May faced parliamentary fury yesterday as she set off on the tricky task of convincing mutinous lawmakers to back her divorce deal with the European Union (EU).

25 Nov 2018

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Theresa May pens open letter to Britons lauding Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May has written a "letter to the nation" vowing to campaign with "heart and soul" for her Brexit deal once EU leaders sign off on it this weekend.

24 Nov 2018


May heads to Brussels as Spain threatens Brexit summit boycott

British Prime Minister Theresa May was headed back to Brussels today to defend the planned Brexit divorce deal even as Spain threatened to boycott an EU summit meant to endorse it.

16 Nov 2018

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UK PM May faces no-confidence threat after top officials quit

Embattled British Prime Minister, Theresa May, yesterday faced a possible "coup" after Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab, Indian-origin minister Shailesh Vara and two other ministers resigned from her divided Cabinet over UK's "half-baked" divorce deal with the EU.

15 Oct 2018


EU, Britain in surprise early talks ahead of crunch summit

EU Chief Negotiator for Brexit Michel Barnier and Britain's Brexit Minister Dominic Raab held talks yesterday in Brussels ahead of a crunch summit this week.

02 Oct 2018

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UK unveils tougher new post-Brexit immigration plans. India to benefit?

British Prime Minister Theresa May today unveiled a major post-Brexit overhaul of the UK's immigration system, which she said is aimed at a level playing field for nationals from all countries by ending "freedom of movement once and for all" for European Union (EU) citizens.

17 Sep 2018

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British PM Theresa May calls leadership speculation 'irritating'

British Prime Minister Theresa May said yesterday she was "irritated" by speculation about a leadership contest as she slammed former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, seen as her most likely challenger.

16 Sep 2018

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Theresa May admits getting 'irritated' by debate over her leadership

British Prime Minister Theresa May concedes that she gets "irritated" by the debate over her leadership during the difficult Brexit negotiations.

10 Sep 2018

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UK: Boris Johnson slammed over sexual liaisons, latest Brexit jibe

Britain's former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson yesterday came under fire from different sides of his Conservative Party in the wake of a controversial dossier on his personal life and his attack on British PM Theresa May by comparing her Brexit plans with a "suicide vest".

02 Sep 2018

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London: Indian-origin anti-Brexit campaigner releases memoir of her struggle

An Indian-origin campaigner who mounted a successful legal challenge to prevent British PM Theresa May triggering Brexit without Parliament's approval has released a new memoir to trace her journey of struggle.

21 Jul 2018

United Kingdom

Queen Elizabeth II's private income increases by Rs. 10 crore

Queen Elizabeth II receives money from the Duchy of Lancaster every year, and new data shows her private income increased by £1mn (approximately Rs. 10 crore).

15 Jul 2018

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Trump asked me to sue EU over Brexit: Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May today revealed that US President Donald Trump suggested her to "sue" the European Union instead of negotiating with the economic bloc on Brexit.

13 Jul 2018

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Brexit plan would "probably kill" free-trade deal with US: Trump

United States President Donald Trump, in an interview for The Sun's Friday edition, said British PM Theresa May's plan for Brexit would "probably kill" the prospects for a free-trade deal with the US.

09 Jul 2018

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Britain's Brexit Minister steps down; major blow to PM May

Britain's Brexit Minister David Davis and one of his deputies have resigned in a major blow to British PM Theresa May as she tries to unite her party to retain strong economic ties with the European Union.

11 Apr 2018


Budding entrepreneurs, these 5 countries are best for the start-ups

Building a company is always difficult, but in some countries, it is less challenging. Programmes in these countries give entrepreneurs the push they need to kick-start their dream projects.

16 Dec 2017


Brexit: EU-states agree to move talks to second phase

After arriving at a breakthrough Brexit deal recently, EU leaders who met in Brussels have agreed to move the talks on to the second phase.

14 Dec 2017

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Brexit: May government loses key vote after Tory rebellion

The Brexit took an unexpected turn after Britain's Theresa May government faced a surprise defeat in a Parliamentary vote on the EU Withdrawal Bill.

08 Dec 2017

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Brexit: UK and EU reach "breakthrough" divorce deal

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has announced that "sufficient progress" has been made in Brexit talks, which would pave the way for negotiations on the future of the EU-UK relationship.

05 Dec 2017


EU, UK fail to strike Brexit deal over Irish-border dispute

The UK and the European Union (EU) have failed to strike a Brexit deal after prolonged negotiations.

14 Nov 2017


UK Parliament to vote on final Brexit deal

UK has announced that its Parliament will be given a take-it or leave-it vote on the final Brexit deal.

EU says that Brexit is "getting dramatic"

Brexit negotiations are significant as they concern the future of both the UK and EU.

23 Sep 2017

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British PM May proposes two-year transition period post 2019 Brexit

PM Theresa May has proposed a transition period of "about" two years following Brexit in 2019, during which the UK would continue having unfettered access to the EU single market.

22 Sep 2017

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May to give landmark speech to break Brexit negotiations deadlock

British PM Theresa May is expected to tell EU leaders that there's a shared responsibility to ensure Brexit takes place "smoothly."

Brexit: UK officials in Brussels for next round of negotiations

In a new development on the Brexit front, UK officials have headed to Brussels to prepare for resuming negotiations with the European Union.

08 Aug 2017

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UK 'a bit absent' from Brexit negotiations: Sir Simon Fraser

Expressing his disapproval for UK's conduct at the Brexit negotiations, Sir Simon Fraser, an ex-top official at the foreign office stated that the UK hasn't been able to get a good start at the Brexit negotiations.

01 Aug 2017

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Brexit: EU citizens may lose free movement rights by 2019

As Britain is gearing up to make an (un)graceful exit from the European Union (EU), British government has confirmed that EU citizens' right to free movement in UK, one of the sticking points in the ongoing Brexit negotiations will terminate in March 2019.

23 Jun 2017

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Brexit negotiations: May reassures EU citizens with 'UK settled status'

Allaying EU citizens concerns on Brexit, British PM Theresa May assured that EU citizens who have been residing in the UK for five years will be given a 'UK settled status'. "No one will face a cliff edge", she promised.

05 May 2017

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EU-UK spat: EU Parliament chief hits back at May's broadside

Antonio Tajani, Head of the European Parliament rejected British PM Theresa May's claim that the EU was interfering with the June elections in UK.

04 May 2017


Facebook for terrorists is in the making, says Europol

Facebook needs to move aside for a major social media revolution that is about to happen, a platform that would bring all the radical extremists together to plot mass genocide and also to complement each other on their dead-body count.

02 May 2017


Wimbledon set to increase prize money, all thanks to Brexit

Wimbledon is set to significantly increase the prize money for this year's championships taking into account the falling value of pound since last summer's Brexit vote.

30 Apr 2017


EU leaders hammer out tough conditions for Brexit

In an unusual act of harmony, the 27 EU leaders who gathered in Brussels took just a few minutes, approved eight pages of negotiating terms and conditions for the Brexit.

29 Apr 2017


EU agrees on Brexit guidelines in Brussels summit

Donald Tusk, the European Council President said that the EU leaders had unanimously accepted to negotiate Brexit guidelines.

22 Apr 2017

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Your dream British supercar just got cheaper, thanks to Brexit

Fancy a Rolls-Royce Ghost? Well there's good news. The ultra-luxury car's price has dropped from Rs. 5.25 crore to Rs. 4.75 crore, all thanks to the Brexit.

19 Apr 2017

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UK: May says snap polls will strengthen Brexit hand

UK Prime Minister Theresa May stated that the snap General Election would help strengthen the need for Brexit. The elections were first scheduled to be held on 8 June.

13 Apr 2017


Brexit effect : Indian doctors to be more in demand

With Brexit looming large in Britain's future, Indian doctors are likely to be more in demand in UK's health sector.

31 Mar 2017


EU president Tusk to issue Brexit negotiation guidelines

European Council President Donald Tusk is due to issue draft proposals outlining how the EU plans to negotiate the Brexit with the UK over the next two years.

29 Mar 2017

Theresa May

UK to begin formal Brexit process

Prime Minister Theresa May has signed and sent off an official notice under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty to European Council president Donald Tusk, to trigger the formal Brexit process.

29 Mar 2017

European Council

Gloomy Brexit Report: MPs stage walkout

Pro-Brexit MPs "politely walked out" of a meeting of the Brexit Select Committee after a report presented was deemed "too gloomy".

21 Mar 2017

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Scottish Independence: Scotland could be independent, says Lord King

Lord Mervyn King, ex-Governor of the Bank of England, said Scotland "could be an independent country" but would "risk" taking a hit to its public finances if oil revenues fall.

14 Mar 2017

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Parliament clears way for Brexit bill

The parliament has paved the way for the UK to trigger Article 50 of Lisbon Treaty and begin the Brexit process after passing Brexit bill.