Saturday

10th Dec 2016

Ticker

UK pound falls after British PM's Brexit speech

The British pound fell around 1 percent against the euro and the dollar in Monday morning trading following prime minister Theresa May's announcement that she would launch the EU exit procedure in March 2017 at the latest, and suggested the UK could completely leave the single market.

News in Brief

  1. Council of Europe critical of Turkey emergency laws
  2. Italian opposition presses for anti-euro referendum
  3. Danish MP wants warning shots fired to deter migrants
  4. Defected Turkish officers to remain in Greece
  5. Most child asylum seekers are adults, says Denmark
  6. No school for children of 'illegal' migrants, says Le Pen
  7. Ombudsman slams EU Commission on tobacco lobbying
  8. McDonald's moves fiscal HQ to UK following tax probe

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