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European Council President Charles Michel (L), Commission President Ursula von der Leyen (R) and Parliament President David Sassoli (C) give a press conference on Brexit at the EU Parliament in Brussels, on January 31, 2020. Photo: John Thys / AFP
European Council President Charles Miche […]

EU turns page on Brexit, moves on to trade talks

A resolute European Union sought Friday to turn the page on Brexit and move on to negotiating a looser, less favourable trading relationship with its departing British partner
Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond attends the G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors' meeting in Chantilly, near Paris, on July 17, 2019. Photo: Pascal Rossignol / AFP
Britain's finance minister Philip Hammon […]

Britain’s bookish Hammond turns unlikely ‘no-deal’ resistance chief

Philip Hammond's decision to resign as Britain's finance minister should Boris Johnson become PM thrusts him into the frontlines of an internal revolt against the likely incoming leader