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British prime minister signs Brexit letter to EU.

British Prime Minister Theresa May has signed a letter to European Council President Donald Tusk notifying the European Union of Britain's intention to leave the bloc.

- RTE - IE

British PM May signs Brexit letter to EU.

British Prime Minister Theresa May signed a letter on Tuesday to European Council President Donald Tusk notifying the European Union of Britain's intention to leave the bloc, a photograph seen by Reuters showed.

- GMA News - PH

British PM May to fire starting gun on Brexit | Reuters.

By Guy Faulconbridge and Elizabeth Piper | LONDON LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May will file formal Brexit divorce papers on Wednesday, pitching the United Kingdom into the unknown and triggering years of uncertain negotiations that will test the endurance of the European Union.Nine months after Britons voted to leave, May ...

- Firstpost - IN

The UK officially starts the Brexit process tomorrow — here's how that works.

When UK Prime Minister Theresa May delivered her keynote Brexit speech in January, she spoke from the same London venue where Margaret Thatcher declared the European Union, in its earliest form, "open for business" in 1988. Former Prime Minister Thatcher was one of the EU's main architects, but May will be remembered as the ...

- Business Insider - US

BREXIT! PM Signs Official Letter to Brussels Beginning Britain's Departure from the European Union.

Prime Minister Theresa May will file formal Brexit divorce papers on Wednesday

- Breitbart - US

British PM May to fire starting gun on Brexit.

LONDON - Prime Minister Theresa May will file formal Brexit divorce papers on Wednesday, pitching the United Kingdom into the unknown and triggering years of uncertain negotiations that will test the endurance of the European Union.

- Reuters - US

May vows Brexit deal for all in UK, including EU nationals.

LONDON " Prime Minister Theresa May says she will enter European Union exit talks representing everyone in Britain " including millions of EU nationals living in the U.K.May plans to ask the EU for a divorce on Wednesday, triggering...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Brexit is teaching the UK that it needs immigrants.

Finally forced to confront the economic consequences of low migration, ministers are abandoning the easy rhetoric of the past. Why did the UK vote to leave the EU? For conservatives, Brexit was about regaining parliamentary sovereignty. For socialists it was about escaping the single market. For still more it was a chance ...

- New Statesman - UK

Scottish Lawmakers Back Independence Referendum Call.

Scottish lawmakers voted Tuesday to seek a new referendum on independence, presenting the British government with an unwelcome distraction as it prepares to push the European Union exit button.

- Newsmax - US

Negotiating Brexit: The Prospect of a UK-Turkey Partnership.

British and Turkish policymakers face a very similar conundrum: they both need to reconstruct a relationship with the EU under the newly changed assumptions about their future status.

- Carnegie Endowment - US

Scottish lawmakers back independence referendum call.

Scottish lawmakers voted Tuesday to seek a new referendum on independence, to be held within the next two years — an unwanted headache for the British government as it prepares to push the European Union exit button. The Edinburgh-based legislature voted 69 to 59 to back First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Article 50: May signs letter that will trigger Brexit

The letter will be delivered to the EU on Wednesday, marking formal notice of the UK's exit.

- BBC - UK

Five ways Brexit will transform the EU

Leaving the European Union, to be triggered by Prime Minister Theresa May Wednesday, may transform Britain but it will also change the EU.

- The Daily Star - LB

Scottish lawmakers back independence referendum call

Scottish lawmakers voted Tuesday to seek a new referendum on independence, to be held within the next two years – an unwanted headache for the British government as it prepares to push the European Union exit button.

- The Daily Star - LB

May to fire starting gun on exit from EU

British premier Theresa May will file formal Brexit divorce papers Wednesday, pitching the United Kingdom into the unknown and triggering years of uncertain negotiations that will test the endurance of the European Union.

- The Daily Star - LB

Prime Minister rings Tusk, Merkel and Juncker on eve of Article 50 trigger

The Prime Minister has rung Angela Merkel, Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk to "update them" ahead of her letter announcing Britain's intention of leaving the European Union. A Downing Street spokesperson said: "In separate calls, they agreed that a strong EU was in everyone's interests and that the UK would remain a ...

- City AM - UK

Britain poised to begin EU exit

LONDON - Prime Minister Theresa May will file formal Brexit divorce papers on Wednesday, pitching the United Kingdom into the unknown and triggering years of uncertain negotiations that will test the endurance of the European Union.

- BangkokPost - TH

Scottish lawmakers back independence referendum call

Scottish lawmakers voted Tuesday to seek a new referendum on independence, to be held within the next two years — an unwanted headache for the British government as it prepares to push the European Union exit button. The Edinburgh-based legislature voted 69-59 to back First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Polish PM: We want a structured system for the UK to leave EU

Poland will strive to establish a structured system for the UK to leave the European Union and secure the interests EU member states in this process, Prime Minister Beata Szydlo said on Tuesday.

- Polskie Radio - PL

Brexit: Theresa May eyes 'special partnership' with EU

The PM wants a "deep partnership" with the EU as she prepares to begin process of leaving.

- BBC - UK

Why does the UK have to pay the EU divorce bill?

The figures being suggested that the UK may have to pay range from €25-73bn.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Scottish parliament backs bid for new independence referendum

The Scottish parliament voted this afternoon to back First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's bid to hold a new independence referendum in late 2018 or 2019, once the terms of the UK's exit from the European Union have become clearer. The Edinburgh assembly's vote, which was widely expected, gives Sturgeon a mandate to seek ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Irish central bank governor calls for Brexit transition periods

The governor of Ireland's central bank has become the latest in a long list of names to call for transition periods for Brexit.  "In addition to obtaining clarification on the nature of the new steady-state framework for trade in financial services between the EU and the UK, it will also be important to specify transition ...

- City AM - UK

'You can still stop Brexit,' EU lawmakers to tell Britons

BRUSSELS, March 28 — European Union lawmakers want to tell Britons they can change their minds and stay in the EU after Prime Minister Theresa May triggers a two-year Brexit countdown tomorrow. The European Parliament is drafting a resolution...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Lufthansa warns Brexit to hit UK airlines as EU gets tough

FRANKFURT, March 28 — Deutsche Lufthansa AG Chief Executive Officer Carsten Spohr expects France and Germany to take a hard line against the UK aviation industry in Brexit negotiations, threatening to disrupt flight connections across Europe....

- The Malay Mail - MY

May files for an EU divorce as UK move triggers years of uncertainty

BRITAIN’S Prime Minister Theresa May will file formal Brexit divorce papers today, pitching the United Kingdom into the unknown and triggering years of uncertain negotiations that will test the endurance of the European Union. Nine months after Britons voted to leave, May will notify EU Council President Donald Tusk ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

You can still stop Brexit, EU lawmakers to tell Britons | Reuters

By Francesco Guarascio and Tom Körkemeier | BRUSSELS BRUSSELS European Union lawmakers want to tell Britons they can change their minds and stay in the EU after Prime Minister Theresa May triggers a two-year Brexit countdown on Wednesday.The European Parliament is drafting a resolution to respond to May's notice of ...

- Firstpost - IN

'Indo-British official group discussing free trade agreement'

New Delhi, March 28 With Britain set to launch the formal process of its exit from the EU on Wednesday, a prominent British entrepreneur has said that a joint working group of officials from both countries is working on an India-UK free trade agreement to be signed once it exits the EU in two years time. "One of the very ...

- Yahoo! News - US

PM May to fire the starting gun on Brexit

LONDON - Prime Minister Theresa May will file formal Brexit divorce papers on Wednesday, pitching the United Kingdom into the unknown and triggering years of uncertain negotiations that will test the endurance of the European Union.

- Reuters - US

'Punishing' Britain will hurt EU too: London mayor

BRUSSELS, May 28 — The mayor of London today warned the European Union against punishing Britain in Brexit negotiations, saying that everyone would suffer the consequences. Speaking in Brussels a day before Britain triggers the two-year Brexit...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Brexit: Punishing Britain will hurt EU too, says London mayor Sadiq Khan

The mayor of London warned the European Union against punishing Britain in Brexit negotiations, saying that everyone would suffer the consequences. The post Brexit: Punishing Britain will hurt EU too, says London mayor Sadiq Khan appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

The EU can push for a hard Brexit, too

The 27 have more cards to play in the negotiations over UK departure

- Financial Times - US

'Brits abroad face catastrophic consequences of Brexit, but I'm cautiously optimistic'

On Saturday, as EU leaders met in Rome to celebrate the bloc's 60th birthday, thousands of British citizens joined Marches for Europe across the continent, to show their support for the union.

- The Local - IT

One in ten German firms to cut UK investments before Brexit: survey

One in ten German firms present in Britain plans to stop investing in the island nation even before it definitively leaves the European Union, an industry group survey published on Tuesday found.

- The Local - INT

OK, let's do this: who REALLY won Legs-It? An exclusive investigation

Look, some of you just aren't treating this question with the seriousness it deserves.  This morning, the Daily Mail front page dared to look past the minutiae of Brexit - can my EU partner still live here? Why is my holiday so expensive? Should we be worried that David Davis looks like a man who's ended up a minister ...

- New Statesman - UK

EU court rules Russia sanctions over Ukraine are valid

The EU Court of Justice's decision came in response to a legal challenge by Russian oil and gas giant Rosneft before a British court. Rosneft wants to annul a decision by EU leaders in July 2014 to restrict certain financial transactions and sensitive exports imposed after Russia annexed Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula.

- Times Of India - IN

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on March 28

March 28 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 24points on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. * TESCO: Two of Tesco Plc's biggest shareholders have called on thesupermarket group to withdraw its 3.7 billion-pound agreed offerfor wholesaler Booker Group Plc, potentially casting doubt on the deal'sprogress. * ...

- Sify - IN

Five ways Brexit will transform the EU

BRUSSELS  - Leaving the European Union, to be triggered by Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday, may transform Britain but it will also change the EU. Here's how: EU BUDGET: WHERE'S THE MONEY GONE? The Union's budget accounts for only 2 percent of public spending in the bloc. But in the east, transfers from Brussels ...

- Sify - IN

Qatar sees Brexit as chance to supply UK more gas - minister

By Tom Finn DOHA - Qatar sees Britain's exit from the European Union as an opportunity to boost supplies of liquefied natural gas to the world's fifth-largest economy and is open to investing in British energy assets, Qatar's energy minister said. The Gulf state has 40 billion pounds of investments in Britain and delivers ...

- Sify - IN

More and more Brits are applying for German citizenship since the Brexit vote

© AFP/File John MACDOUGALLFrankfurt am Main - Former Royal Air Force airman Paul Hughes never imagined saying it, but he admits that he was almost "ashamed of my fellow countrymen" when Britons voted to leave the EU last June. "I was devastated," he tells AFP. Since the fateful referendum last summer, 34-year-old Hughes ...

- Business Insider - US

May set to start the #Brexit ball rolling

Theresa May will follow her initiation of the #Brexit process by setting out how she plans to bring thousands of EU regulations under UK control.

- IOL - ZA

Sour note: Brexit forces orchestra move from UK to Belgium

LONDON " It's a resonant moment of European cultural harmony: a Swedish soprano and a pan-European orchestra rehearsing a Bach cantata in a medieval English church.With Britain about to leave the European Union, it's also a...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Theresa May Urges Brexit-Weary Scotland to Remain in U.K.

Prime Minister Theresa May tried to rally support for maintaining Scotland's place in the U.K. on Monday, seeking to hold her country together as she prepares to break away from the European Union.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Brexit is about to begin. Here's what you need to know.

Five questions – and five answers – to help you understand what Britain's exit from the European Union might mean The post Brexit is about to begin. Here's what you need to know. appeared first on Macleans.ca.

- Macleans.ca - CA

Sadiq Khan: EU will hurt itself if it tries to punish the UK with a bad Brexit deal

Mayor of London issued warning in Brussels just a day before the UK-EU negotiations start.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Northern Ireland Can Leave the UK For Europe

Northern Ireland has the right to leave the United Kingdom and join the European Union as part of the Republic after Brexit, ministers have conceded for the first time, writes The Times. In another blow to Theresa May's efforts to keep the union together, ministers have concluded that Northern Ireland would not have to ...

- Novinite - BG

David Davis, Brexit Secretary: Policy to be Managed According to the Needs of UK Economy

David Davis, Brexit secretary, has confirmed that the government will not seek to cap the number of EU migrants working in the UK after Brexit, saying that migration would be managed according to the needs of the economy.Mr Davis said that the EU migration policy would be set according to the national interest, adding: From ...

- Novinite - BG

Brexit secretary: UK will refuse to hand Brussels £50bn Brexit fee

The UK will refuse to hand Brussels £50 billion to pay for its divorce from the European Union, David Davis has insisted.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Scottish lawmakers to hold independence vote on eve of Brexit

May has failed to convince the SNP which has warned of the negative consequences of leaving the EU The post Scottish lawmakers to hold independence vote on eve of Brexit appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Open thread for night owls: British ultra-rightist Nigel Farage signs up to split California in two

Matt Sheffield at Salon reports—Brexit engineer Nigel Farage hired to promote effort to break California in two: Nigel Farage, the British politician known for his successful campaign to get the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, has teamed up with the backers of a campaign to split California into two separate ...

- Daily Kos - US