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TheresaMay-Brexit-012417.jpg In a setback to the UK government's hopes to bypass the parliament and trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty to kick-start the process of exiting the European Union, the UK Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that lawmakers must have a say on the matter before formal talks can begin. The UK Supreme Court dismissed the government's appeal by a majority of 8 to 3.

The British government has lost a crucial appeal in the U.K. Supreme Court to trigger Article 50 for exiting the European Union without consulting the Parliament. The U.K. Supreme Court dismissed the government's appeal by a majority of 8 to 3. "In a joint judgment of the majority, the Supreme...

TheresaMay-WEF-011917.jpg Governments and businesses should adopt a new approach to help everyone benefit from globalization, British Prime Minister Theresa May said Thursday. In a speech at the World Economic Forum meeting at Davos, Switzerland, May urged all businesses to demonstrate leadership through playing by the same tax rules.

TheresaMay-011717.jpg The U.K. is set for a 'hard Brexit', which implies a complete separation from the European Union, as Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday that her country will not remain a member of the single market. Britain will not seek to "hold on to bits of [EU] membership" and the country also will not seek to adopt models that are enjoyed by other countries, May said in a speech.

The United Kingdom will not seek to "hold on to bits of EU membership", Prime Minister Theresa May said in a crucial speech on Tuesday. The country also will not seek to adopt deals that are already available to other countries, May said in a speech at the Lancaster House. Britain "cannot be half...

A Palestinian man rammed a truck into Israeli soldiers on a busy promenade in Jerusalem on Sunday, killing four, in what Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called a terrorist attack, according to media reports. The reports quoted police as saying that the driver targeted a group of Israeli...

Finland-010417.jpg Finland embarked on a two-year long experiment this week to make regular payments to the unemployed in a bid to modernize the social security system and to explore if a basic income would help to boost employment. The first stage of the Finnish basic income experiment, launched on January 1, involves 2,000 persons aged between 25 and 58.

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