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Brexit would cost financial firms $25bn: study

Leaving the European Union would cause a decade of uncertainty that could cost Britain's financial services an estimated GBP17 billion ($25 billion) and make lawyers rich, a think-tank study said on Tuesday. Analysts at JWG, w

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Obama calls on British to stay in EU

US President Barack Obama made an impassioned appeal on Friday for Britain to remain in the European Union, saying membership had magnified Britain's place in the world and made the bloc stronger and more outward looking. Fear

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth turns 90

Britain's Queen Elizabeth turns 90 on Thursday with beacons and gun salutes heralding the birthday of the world's oldest monarch, who still performs hundreds of engagements a year and shows no signs of losing her appetite for the job.

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Britain could offer loans to tempt buyer for Tata steel plant

Britain said it could offer state loans to tempt a private bid for Tata's loss-making Port Talbot steelworks as Prime Minister David Cameron scrambles to save at least 10,000 jobs thrown into jeopardy by a global steel crisis.

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Daily Mail in talks with private equity for Yahoo bid

Britain's Daily Mail is in talks with potential partners to mount a joint bid for Yahoo's internet assets, eyeing a plan to buy the troubled US Internet pioneer to help boost advertising revenues from the Mail's globally popular onli

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Daily Mail in talks with private equity for Yahoo bid

Britain's Daily Mail is in talks with potential partners to mount a joint bid for Yahoo's internet assets, eyeing a plan to buy the troubled US Internet pioneer to help boost advertising revenues from the Mail's globally popular onli

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Britain says govt contracts must consider local steel firms

Britain said on Sunday that UK steel producers must be considered for infrastructure and other government contracts involving steel supplies, as part of plans to find a long-term solution to a crisis in the industry. The governmen

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In sweet-toothed UK, sugary soda levy to have limited impact

With its surprise move to tax sugary drinks, Britain joins several Western countries battling a key suspect in rising rates of obesity and diabetes, but health and industry experts say the levy is limited and its effect may be small.

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Britain to test driverless cars on motorways

Britain said it will begin trialing driverless cars on motorways for the first time in 2017, as it moves toward its goal of allowing autonomous cars to take to the streets by 2020. The government said last year there were no legal

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Britain to hold EU referendum on June 23

Prime Minister David Cameron called a June 23 referendum on membership of the European Union on Saturday as he sought to rally his divided Conservative Party behind a deal which he said would guarantee Britain's prosperity and security in th

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