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Most U.K. firms to trigger Brexit safety plans 'by Christmas'

World Oct 22, 2018

Most U.K. firms to trigger Brexit safety plans 'by Christmas'

The vast majority of British firms are poised to implement their Brexit contingency plans by Christmas if there isn't greater clarity over the country's exit from the European Union, a leading business group warned. The Confederation of British Industry said Sunday these plans could include ...

World Oct 19, 2018

Brexit prompts surge in Britons reclaiming German citizenship

The number of people in Britain seeking to restore their German citizenship has jumped following the U.K.'s decision to leave the European Union. A German government response to opposition lawmakers published Friday says 1,667 people applied to Germany's embassy in London last year to reclaim ...

Japan and EU eye early start to free trade deal

Business Oct 19, 2018

Japan and EU eye early start to free trade deal

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Thursday vowed utmost efforts to conclude their domestic procedures so a bilateral free trade agreement can be put into force at an early date, with the end of the year given as a ...