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  • UK cannot rule out second Brexit referendum -- Blair

    Date: 2016-06-26 13:37:54 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:52 - ID:5161949

    LONDON, June 26 (MENA) - Tony Blair has said that the UK cannot rule out a second referendum on its EU membership, but that the priority for both sides of the debate had to be reaching a sensible deal with the bloc, the BBC reported. Asked ....

  • UK's loss of access to single market after Brexit 'would be catastrophic,' says Hammond

    Date: 2016-06-26 13:36:24 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:50 - ID:5162217

    LONDON, June 24 (MENA) - British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said the UK now has to choose between controlling immigration or safeguarding EU trade, adding that it would be impossible to do both when Britain leaves the EU. Hammond on Sunday ....

  • Over 3mln sign petition for new referendum on EU membership

    Date: 2016-06-26 13:14:14 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:48 - ID:5161285

    LONDON, June 26 (MENA) - A petition calling for another referendum on whether Britain should stay in the European Union has quickly received more than 3 millions of signatures a level that means it must now be debated by British politicians. The ....

  • Britain rattles postwar order and its place as pillar of stability: NYT

    Date: 2016-06-26 11:15:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:34 - ID:5160853

    NEW YORK, June 26 (MENA) - Britain’s historic vote to leave the European Union is already threatening to unravel a democratic bloc of nations that has coexisted peacefully together for decades. But it is also generating uncertainty about an even ....

  • China warns Brexit will cast shadow over global economy

    Date: 2016-06-26 09:57:00 GMT - China - World - SN:25 - ID:5160381

    BEIJING, June 26 (MENA) - The Chinese finance minister has warned that Britain's decision to leave the European Union will "cast a shadow over the global economy". Finance minister Lou Jiwei said the "repercussions and fallout" will emerge over ....

  • Obama declares disaster in West Virginia after flooding kills at least 24

    Date: 2016-06-26 09:45:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:24 - ID:5160229

    WASHINGTON, June 26 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama declared three West Virginia counties federal disaster areas Saturday after devastating floods killed at least 24 people, FOX News reported on Sunday. In addition to those confirmed dead, ....

  • 30 people killed in bus fire in central China

    Date: 2016-06-26 09:17:52 GMT - China - World - SN:20 - ID:5160081

    BEIJING, June 26 (MENA) - At least 30 people were killed when a large bus burst into flames after crashing into the side of a road in central China on Sunday, state media reported. A total of 56 people were on board the bus which crashed in Hunan ....

  • UK shadow health secretary resigns as half of shadow cabinet to quit in Corbyn revolt

    Date: 2016-06-26 09:15:51 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:19 - ID:5160069

    LONDON, June 26 (MENA) – British shadow health secretary Heidi Alexander has announced she has resigned from her post as half of Jeremy Corbyn's shadow cabinet is expected to quit this morning after he sacked Hilary Benn, the Daily Express reported ....

  • Spanish voters head back to polls in bid to break deadlock

    Date: 2016-06-26 09:14:45 GMT - Spain - World - SN:18 - ID:5160073

    MADRID, June 26 (MENA) – Polls have opened in Spain after the four main parties failed to break the political deadlock from December's inconclusive general election, the BBC reported on Sunday. Opinion polls have suggested that Sunday's election ....

  • UK shadow foreign secretary sacked

    Date: 2016-06-26 09:01:56 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:16 - ID:5160009

    LONDON, June 26 (MENA) - UK Shadow foreign secretary Hilary Benn has been sacked from the shadow cabinet amid claims he was encouraging ministers to resign should Jeremy Corbyn ignore a vote of no confidence. Labor's leader faces a vote of no ....

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