Monday

29th Aug 2016

Ticker

British pound plummets amid 'Brexit' fears

Monday, the British pound dropped 2% against the dollar to its lowest point in six years amid Brexit fears after an EU summit agreement late Friday on EU-UK relations. London's mayor, Boris Johnson, added to the fears, after announcing Sunday he would oppose PM David Cameron and campaign for withdrawal.

News in Brief

  1. Hungary plans to reinforce border fence against migrants
  2. France's highest court suspends burkini ban
  3. Greeks paid €1bn more in taxes in June
  4. Greek minister denounces EU letter on former statistics chief
  5. Turks seeking asylum in Greece may cause diplomatic row
  6. Merkel becomes digital resident of Estonia
  7. Report: VW will compensate US dealers with €1bln
  8. EU mulls making Google pay news media for content

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