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Britain's Chancellor of teh Exchequer Sajid Javid during a visit to the National Grid Training Centre in Newark, England, as the UK announced its GDP second quarter figures, Friday Aug. 9, 2019. Britain's Office for National Statistics released figures showing the British economy shrank in the second quarter of 2019, as Brexit uncertainties weighed on business investment. ( Joe Giddens/PA via AP)
August 09, 2019 - 9:56 am
LONDON (AP) — The British economy unexpectedly shrank in the second quarter for the first time since 2012 as Brexit uncertainties heaped pressure on firms, official figures showed Friday. The decline is set to raise alarm that the economy could experience its first recession in a decade. Traders in...
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Britain's Chancellor of teh Exchequer Sajid Javid during a visit to the National Grid Training Centre in Newark, England, as the UK announced its GDP second quarter figures, Friday Aug. 9, 2019. Britain's Office for National Statistics released figures showing the British economy shrank in the second quarter of 2019, as Brexit uncertainties weighed on business investment. ( Joe Giddens/PA via AP)
August 09, 2019 - 8:28 am
LONDON (AP) — The British economy shrank in the second quarter for the first time since 2012 as Brexit uncertainties weighed on business investment and firms reduced their stockpiling after Britain's departure from the European Union was postponed, official figures showed Friday. The decline is set...
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A fruit stall displays fruit at a market in London, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019. The U.K. food industry is asking the government to set aside competition rules so companies can coordinate supply decisions to combat shortages in the event Britain leaves the European Union without an agreement on future trade relations. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
August 09, 2019 - 6:59 am
LONDON (AP) — The British economy shrank in the second quarter for the first time since 2012 as Brexit uncertainties weighed on business investment and firms reduced their stockpiling after Britain's departure from the European Union was postponed, official figures showed Friday. The decline is set...
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A fruit stall displays fruit at a market in London, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019. The U.K. food industry is asking the government to set aside competition rules so companies can coordinate supply decisions to combat shortages in the event Britain leaves the European Union without an agreement on future trade relations. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
August 09, 2019 - 6:22 am
LONDON (AP) — The British economy shrank in the second quarter for the first time since 2012 as Brexit uncertainties weighed on business investment and firms reduced their stockpiling after Britain was granted an extension to its departure from the European Union, official figures showed Friday...
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A fruit stall displays fruit at a market in London, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019. The U.K. food industry is asking the government to set aside competition rules so companies can coordinate supply decisions to combat shortages in the event Britain leaves the European Union without an agreement on future trade relations. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
August 09, 2019 - 5:45 am
LONDON (AP) — The British economy shrank in the second quarter for the first time in six and a half years as Brexit uncertainties weighed on business investment and firms reduced their stockpiling of goods after Britain was granted an extension to its departure from the European Union, official...
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A fruit stall displays fruit at a market in London, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019. The U.K. food industry is asking the government to set aside competition rules so companies can coordinate supply decisions to combat shortages in the event Britain leaves the European Union without an agreement on future trade relations. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
August 09, 2019 - 5:00 am
LONDON (AP) — The British economy shrank in the second quarter of the year for the first time in six and a half years largely because Brexit uncertainties weighed heavily on business investment, official figures showed Friday. The decline, the first since the fourth quarter of 2012, was unexpected...
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Britain's Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks to a young girl, during a visit to Scarborough Public Market to discuss the impact of a no-deal Brexit on food bills, in Scarborough, England, Friday, Aug. 2, 2019. (Nigel Roddis/PA via AP)
August 08, 2019 - 5:39 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain's main opposition leader is seeking a guarantee that Prime Minister Boris Johnson won't let the U.K. tumble out of the European Union during an election campaign. Johnson says Britain will leave the EU as scheduled on Oct. 31, with or without a divorce deal. Labour Party...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, ahead of official talks with Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas, inside 10 Downing Street, London, Tuesday Aug. 6, 2019. (Dominic Lipinski/Pool via AP)
August 08, 2019 - 1:02 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he plans to introduce a new fast-track visa to attract more of the world's best scientists to the U.K. Johnson said Thursday he wanted to "ensure our immigration system attracts the very best minds from around the world." Few details were...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, speaks during a press availability with Britain's Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, left, at the State Department in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
August 07, 2019 - 2:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will pursue a free-trade agreement with Britain as soon as possible after it leaves the European Union, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday as the country's new foreign secretary made his first official visit to the United States. Pompeo also...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo briefs the media at a press conference following annual bilateral talks with Australian counterparts in Sydney, Australia, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
August 07, 2019 - 1:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration will pursue a free-trade agreement with Britain as soon as possible after Britain leaves the European Union. Pompeo says the administration remains committed to respecting the British decision on Brexit however it "...
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