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EU referendum: UK's EU commissioner Lord Hill to resign

Sun, 26/06/2016 - 04:31
The UK's EU Commissioner Lord Hill announces he is to stand down, saying "what is done cannot be undone" after the UK votes to leave the European Union.
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Rising star

Sun, 26/06/2016 - 01:21
Garbine Muguruza is being heralded as the new face of women's tennis, but can the Spaniard follow in the footsteps of global superstars like Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams?
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Soros warns of EU disintegration

Sat, 25/06/2016 - 22:21
Billionaire investor George Soros warns that Britain's vote to leave the European Union makes the disintegration of the bloc "practically irreversible".
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HSBC 'to move jobs to Paris if UK leaves single market'

Sat, 25/06/2016 - 20:35
HSBC would move up to 1,000 staff from London to Paris if Britain left the single market and was not part of the European Economic Area, the BBC understands.
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EU referendum: What does a rating agency warning mean?

Sat, 25/06/2016 - 16:00
The BBC’s Andrew Verity explains what a warning from a rating agency means.
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City firms may lose 'prized' EU access, say eurozone leaders

Sat, 25/06/2016 - 15:39
The UK's major finance firms risk losing unrestricted access to the EU, say eurozone leaders, as the City of London loses a powerful voice in Brussels.
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EU 'bank passport'

Sat, 25/06/2016 - 14:10
The are fears that the UK's financial sector may lose its access to the European Union markets, as Andrew Walker reports.
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Wetherspoon boss Martin says Brexit worry 'understandable'

Sat, 25/06/2016 - 13:21
Brexit businessman Tim Martin, founder of the Wetherspoons pub chain, says anxiety is "understandable", but adds there is no need to rush into EU exit talks.
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Not as secure?

Sat, 25/06/2016 - 12:07
As Moody's, one of the big three credit ratings agencies, cuts its outlook for the UK's economy from "stable" to negative", BBC News explains what the agencies do.
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UK car industry needs 'swift EU deal to curb high tariffs'

Sat, 25/06/2016 - 10:46
The UK government must act quickly to secure favourable terms for a key export sector, says industry expert Professor David Bailey.
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EU referendum: Moody's cut UK's credit outlook to 'negative'

Sat, 25/06/2016 - 08:29
The UK has its credit rating outlook cut to "negative" by leading financial agency Moody's, as outgoing PM David Cameron faces pressure to speed up "divorce" talks with the EU.
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Trade deal challenges

Sat, 25/06/2016 - 08:04
The UK government must resolve key issues with the EU, including immigrants' access to Britain, as well as trade deals and tariffs.
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Brexit: What will happen to my...?

Sat, 25/06/2016 - 07:40
BBC News looks at some of the practical changes that follow from the UK's decision to leave the EU.
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Stock markets tumble after Leave vote

Fri, 24/06/2016 - 20:59
Wall Street and the FTSE 100 both fall sharply in a wild day of trading after the UK votes to leave the European Union.
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Obama: Special relationship remains despite Brexit

Fri, 24/06/2016 - 20:16
Barack Obama said that the special relationship between the US and the UK would endure despite Britain's decision to leave the European Union.
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Christine Lagarde: 'We, ourselves, stand ready' for Brexit

Fri, 24/06/2016 - 18:24
Christine Lagarde, head of the International Monetary Fund, gives her reaction to the UK's decision to leave the European Union.
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JCB boss says 'little to fear' from Brexit

Fri, 24/06/2016 - 17:52
The UK has "little to fear from leaving the EU", says Lord Bamford, the chairman of JCB.
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Brexit: UK tech sector reacts to Leave vote

Fri, 24/06/2016 - 15:48
Now the UK has decided to leave the European Union, technology firms are left to wonder what the future holds.
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Bank shares plunge on Brexit vote

Fri, 24/06/2016 - 15:46
Shares in Britain's five biggest banks tumble in reaction to the referendum result.
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Up in the air

Fri, 24/06/2016 - 14:32
Gatwick may be back in the race against Heathrow to build a new runway following the vote to leave the EU and David Cameron's resignation
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