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11 December 2018 4:18 PM May in the Netherlands as she fights to save Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May is launching her fight to save her Brexit deal over breakfast with her Dutch counterpart, the first of a string of meeting with European leaders in coming days. May arrived early on Tuesday at Rutte's official residence in The Hague and was travelling later in the day to Berlin and Brussels. Her whistle-stop tour came on the day that British 83

10 December 2018 1:54 PM May said to delay vote on Brexit deal to avoid huge defeat

UK Prime Minister Theresa May is calling off a crucial vote in Parliament on whether to approve her Brexit deal, according to a person familiar with the situation. The vote in the House of Commons to endorse the terms of the UK’s split from the European Union was due to be held on Tuesday evening but is now set to be rescheduled, according to the person 84

02 December 2018 2:39 PM UK's Labour will try to topple May if Brexit deal rejected

Britain's opposition Labour Party is ramping up the pressure on UK Prime Minister Theresa May, saying it will call a no-confidence vote in the Conservative leader if Parliament rejects her Brexit deal on December 11. May is battling to persuade sceptical British lawmakers to back the deal agreed between her government and the European Union last month 89

29 November 2018 5:02 PM Reserve Bank independence `not just an emerging-market concern'

Threats to central bank independence are no longer just an “emerging-market phenomenon,” according to South African Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago. Kganyago mentioned recent attacks on the US Federal Reserve (Fed), Bank of England and European Central Bank (ECB) as examples at a lunch with editors in Johannesburg on Thursday. “There’s a concern 87

25 November 2018 2:11 PM WATCH: UK's Theresa May 'not sad' about leaving EU

British Prime Minister Theresa May says she is not sad about leaving the European Union even though she recognizes some Britons and some European leaders feel that way. May said Sunday she is "full of optimism" about Britain's future outside the EU bloc, after leaders finally signed off on a Brexit deal in Brussels after months of negotiations 77

19 November 2018 6:01 AM WATCH: Top World news videos you can't miss

US President Donald Trump calls CIA assessment for the killing of Jamal Khashoggi "very early and premature". The CIA reportedly blames Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the killing of the journalist. US President Donald Trump said on Saturday the wildfire devastation in Paradise, California - the site of the state's deadliest wildfire - was "very 55

15 November 2018 6:09 AM WATCH: Top world news stories for today

The Californian town of Paradise remains just rubble and ruins after a deadly and devastating wildfire burnt it to the ground. Around 100 people protest against Amazon's impending arrival in New York's borough of Queens, condemning $3 billion in tax breaks and incentives, and worried that ordinary families and small businesses will be pushed out by rising 57

23 September 2018 6:41 AM UK's Labour party ponders supporting new Brexit referendum

London — Britain's Labour Party is facing a huge choice at its annual conference — whether to back a new referendum that could halt the country's impending departure from the European Union. Support from the main opposition party would be a major boost to campaigners for a second vote on Brexit. Ever since Britain voted in 2016 to leave the EU, Labour 61

18 September 2018 4:54 AM WATCH: Here are the top 5 world news videos today

Small firms are assessing the damage wrought by tropical depression Florence. As Fred Katayama reports, insurers may have avoided the worst because floods are causing more damage than winds. The conflict and unease between Ethiopia and Eritrea that lasted decades is coming to an end as leaders from the two countries sign a second peace agreement this year during 93

13 September 2018 11:59 AM Absa opens UK office, hopes to profit from post-Brexit trade in Africa

Absa, which recently rebranded following its separation from Barclays, has announced the launch of its UK office. The bank and financial services group described the move as part of a growth strategy as “investors and businesses look to an increasingly stable and prosperous Africa for opportunity in a post-Brexit environment”. “We have an ambitious growth 135