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Brexit chaos leaves Scotland on independence tightrope

World / Politics Apr 13, 2019

Brexit chaos leaves Scotland on independence tightrope

With the U.K. tearing its hair out over Brexit confusion, Scotland's government is biding its time as it prepares for the ultimate prize — independence. Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, a strong opponent of Brexit, has said she will set out her thinking on independence ...

Japan government to monitor markets after Brexit delayed, Abe says

Business Apr 11, 2019

Japan government to monitor markets after Brexit delayed, Abe says

Japan will continue to urge the U.K. to avoid leaving the European Union without any deal, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Thursday, following news that an arrangement had been reached to delay Brexit by six months. On Wednesday, European Union and U.K. leaders agreed ...

May pleads with Macron and Merkel for Brexit delay

World / Politics Apr 10, 2019

May pleads with Macron and Merkel for Brexit delay

British Prime Minister Theresa May toured Berlin and Paris on Tuesday to plead for an extension to the deadline for Brexit, which looked increasingly likely to be approved by EU leaders at a crunch meeting in Brussels. May has asked for a second extension to ...