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Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar attends a session of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP)
January 24, 2019 - 8:11 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Irish Premier Leo Varadkar says Britain will face "enormous difficulties" if it crashes out of the European Union without a deal that could leave it unable to strike trade deals with...
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Mark Carney,l Govenor Bank of England attends a session during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 24, 2019 - 6:20 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Bank of England Governor Mark Carney says Britain's banking system is in good shape to deal with the prospect of the country crashing out of the European Union on March 29 without a...
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FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2019, file photo, the sun shines through European Union flags tied to railings outside parliament in London. The prospect of restoring a hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland once Britain leaves the EU has raised fears or a return to the old reality where British army checkpoints, shootings, bombings and gun-smuggling were the norm. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
January 24, 2019 - 5:24 am
LONDON (AP) — The chief executive of Airbus warned Thursday that the aviation giant could move its U.K. operations out of the country if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal on trade relations. Tom Enders' sharply worded statement comes as business leaders increasingly express their...
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European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier talks to the audience during a debate on Brexit at the Charlemagne building in Brussels, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
January 24, 2019 - 4:44 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's talks to leave the European Union (all times local): 9:45 a.m. The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, is rejecting the possibility of putting a time limit on the "backstop" option for the Irish border, saying it would defeat the purpose...
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An armed Swiss police officer stands under a security camera system on the roof of the congress center where the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, take place in in Davos, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 24, 2019 - 4:14 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The fallout from developments in Venezuela and uncertainty over Britain's exit from the European Union are set to be key points of discussions Thursday at the World Economic Forum in the Swiss town of Davos. Following two days when much of the debate has centered on issues...
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FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2019, file photo, the sun shines through European Union flags tied to railings outside parliament in London. The prospect of restoring a hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland once Britain leaves the EU has raised fears or a return to the old reality where British army checkpoints, shootings, bombings and gun-smuggling were the norm. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
January 24, 2019 - 4:05 am
LONDON (AP) — The chief executive of Airbus has warned it could move its U.K. operations out of the country in the event there is a departure from the European Union without a deal. Tom Enders issued a sharply worded statement Thursday, flatly warning that Brexit is threatening to destroy a century...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel exits the stag after addressing the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 23, 2019 - 6:51 pm
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — World leaders in favor of international cooperation and free trade struck back Wednesday against the wave of populist nationalism that has featured more prominently than usual at the gathering of elites in Davos, Switzerland. As a dizzying array of heads of state - from...
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Singer and co-founder of RED Bono, 2nd right, gestures to Afsaneh Mashayekhi Beschloss, founder of RockCreek, Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of IMF and Rwanda President Paul Kagame, from left, as he arrives for the "Closing the Financing Gap" session at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 23, 2019 - 5:40 pm
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 11:35 p.m. France's economy minister says he expects the future chief of Renault to consolidate the French automaker's alliance with Japanese partner Nissan. Bruno Le Maire was alluding to the...
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Singer and co-founder of RED Bono, 2nd right, gestures to Afsaneh Mashayekhi Beschloss, founder of RockCreek, Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of IMF and Rwanda President Paul Kagame, from left, as he arrives for the "Closing the Financing Gap" session at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 23, 2019 - 3:00 pm
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 8:30 p.m. There aren't many people, if any at all, who spend 32 hours on a train to get to the World Economic Forum in the Swiss ski resort of Davos and then sleep in a tent. Someone who did is...
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Chinese Vice President Wang Qisan applauds as he enters the stage with Klaus Schwab, founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 23, 2019 - 1:44 pm
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 6:55 p.m. The European Union's top economy official says the 27 countries that will remain EU members after Brexit can grant any request by Britain to postpone the breakup only if it comes with...
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