Brexit transition would not be way to remain — Hammond and Fox
13 August, 2017, 18:35 | Author: Brenda Erickson
Brussels has refused to start talks on a post-Brexit relationship with London until the immediate issues of Britain's withdrawal، including its "divorce bill،" have been settled.
Britain needs a transition period to soften its exit from the European Union, but it can not be used to stop Brexit, two senior ministers said on Saturday, signalling a truce between rival factions in Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet.
United Kingdom government is to publish a series of Brexit strategy papers starting from this week، ahead of a third round of talks between London and Brussels at the end of August، Alliance News Agency reported.
A source close to Mr Davis said the papers would highlight the British teams were "on the front foot" in the negotiations.
Bruno Maçães, who was his country's EU minister between July 2013 and November 2015, rubbished claims the effect of Britain quitting the European Union would be "negligible" for remaining members of the bloc.
The decision to announce the publication of papers on its plans indicates Britain's desire to counter criticism from Brussels about its approach to the talks.
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It added that businesses should be assured there would be no "cliff edge" despite fears expressed that the UK could crash out of the EU without reaching a deal, which would see UK-EU relations revert to World Trade Organisation rules.
Among the details is one covering the hard issue of the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland once Britain leaves the EU. The Brexit department declined to comment on the story.
Free movement for Irish citizens in and out of Britain is expected to continue after Brexit, with the establishment of a Schengen-style area between Ireland and Britain created to resolve the border problem.
During their second round of talks held in July, the European Union and UK Brexit teams failed to reach an agreement on 22 of the 44 issues under negotiation. The first of these will set out proposals for a new customs agreement, it said.
UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond and Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox wrote in a joint article for The Telegraph newspaper, that London would not be side to the European Union treaties for Brexit transition period.
Geological Survey said the quake Sunday morning had a magnitude of 6.4 and occurred at a depth of 35 kilometers (21 miles). Channel NewsAsia received calls from residents in Singapore living in Toa Payoh and Farrer Road saying they felt tremors.
Retailers slid after department stores Macy's and Kohl's both said same-store sales continued to decline in the second quarter. Investors are increasingly nervous: The VIX volatility index, a closely-watched "fear gauge", is up 70% since Tuesday.
The latest sell-off was the most severe yet, amounting to the biggest single-day drop for the stock market in almost three months. Major U.S. indices had posted record highs in recent weeks. "Markets are looking for any reason at all for a reset.
But some economists say the Fed may stand pat for the rest of 2017 unless inflation accelerates in coming months. Brent crude, used to price worldwide oils, rose 20 cents to $52.10 a barrel in London .
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The city announced earlier this week that the rally must be moved out of Emancipation Park to a larger one, citing safety reasons. The white supremacists are opposed to the removal of a statue of the traitor to the union, confederate general from Robert E.
In response, Japan began on Saturday to deploy its missile defense system Patriot, after threats from Pyongyang. North Korea has lashed back at the US following President Donald Trump's latest warnings .
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Investors also drew some encouragement from government data showing US inflation at the consumer level only inched higher in July. The reclusive state raised the stakes further with a detailed plan to send a salvo of missiles towards the USA territory of Guam.
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While the UK's FTSE 100 Index slid by 0.6%, the German DAX Index slumped by 1.1% and the French CAC 40 Index tumbled by 1.4%. Crude futures meanwhile extended losses on fears of slowing demand and lingering concerns over global oversupply.