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September 5, 2016 12:07 PM May accused of backsliding on immigration after rejecting points-based system

"If the Establishment think they can stitch-up Brexit then they better be ready for the huge electoral consequences from a British public who on June 23rd voted for radical political change and now expect it to be delivered without failure," he added. But Mrs May insisted that the Australian system would not succeed in giving Britain control back over its borders 23

September 5, 2016 12:05 PM British stocks drop but other European markets edge up

LONDON (AP) — British stocks fell on Monday, while the rest of Europe edged up, after solid economic data pushed up the pound, darkening the outlook for the country's exporters. U.S. markets are closed for the Labor Day holiday. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France's CAC 40 edged up 0.3 percent to 4,555 while Germany's DAX added 0.2 percent to 10,706. Britain's 27

September 5, 2016 9:31 AM Morning news headlines: Travel chaos warning over Calais protest against jungle camp

The latest news from Britain and around the world French shopkeepers, police, unionists and farmers will today join hauliers in calling for the northern section of the migrant camp at Calais to be demolished. British cross-Channel travellers face disruption as lorry drivers said they were "in it for the long haul" in their protest about the migrant crisis 15

September 4, 2016 9:02 PM Immigration: Points-based system not 'silver bullet', says May

Theresa May has cast doubt on the feasibility of a points-based system for controlling immigration into the UK, one of the key promises of Leave campaigners during the EU referendum. Speaking in China, the PM acknowledged people had voted for more control on the numbers of people moving to the UK. But she questioned whether a points system, backed by Foreign 18

September 4, 2016 7:36 PM Japan fires warning shot over Brexit

What do Sunderland, Swindon and Burnaston in Derbyshire have in common? They all voted to leave the EU and they are all home to major Japanese-owned car manufacturing plants. Nissan, Honda and Toyota were all encouraged by governments of every stripe over many years to use Britain as a base for exporting cars made in the UK to the rest of the European 49

September 4, 2016 5:40 PM Japan warns Britain to deliver "responsible" Brexit or face losing its companies to European continent

But Japanese government published a list of demands aimed at protecting the country's car manufacturers and financial institutions as well as jobs of Britons working for Japanese firms. The 15-page ministry of foreign affairs document, based on requests from Japanese firms, urged the UK Government to behave in a "responsible manner". It pointed out how many Japanese 17 1

September 4, 2016 11:27 AM Japan warns Brexit may drive banks, pharma investment to EU

TOKYO Japan has warned Britain that its exit from the European Union could prompt Japanese financial institutions to relocate from London and listed a raft of concerns from Japanese companies about the transition away of the EU. In a 15-page report published on the eve of a summit of the Group of 20 big economies in China, a Japanese government task force 17

September 4, 2016 9:21 AM G20: Theresa May faces Brexit trade pressure

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has come under pressure at the G20 summit over Britain's trade links with the US and other countries after it leaves the EU. President Obama said the US would prioritise trade negotiations with the EU and Pacific nations over a UK deal. Japan has warned of "drastic changes" after Brexit and said the potentially "harmful 15

September 4, 2016 2:14 AM The Latest: May says no 2nd Brexit referendum

British Prime Minister Theresa May says there will be "no second referendum" in the U.K. on exiting the European Union. She says the U.K. will be leaving the EU. May is meeting with President Barack Obama in China. She says the U.K. plans to continue pursuing an aggressive trade relationship with the U.S. despite the decision to leave the EU. May and Obama 38

September 3, 2016 3:00 PM Formula 1Jenson Button to step down from McLaren F1 race seat in 2017

Jenson Button will step down from Formula 1 racing in 2017 and be replaced by Stoffel Vandoorne, but will stay with McLaren as an ambassador and reserve. In an announcement chairman Ron Dennis insisted should not be interpreted as 'retirement', McLaren said Button would take a sabbatical next year but continue working with the team. He has the option 20