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Cameron Needs More Than a Narrow Win to Resolve Brexit Debate

Cameron Needs More Than a Narrow Win to Resolve Brexit Debate
wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. For a decisive victory, the British prime minister will have to turn grudging support for the EU into enthusiastic backing, Simon Nixon writes When British Prime Minister David Cameron decided to call a referendum on the U.K.'s membership in the European Union, he did so in the belief that it would settle the question once and for all.

Brexit would leave the UK on the outside looking in at trade talks

Brexit would leave the UK on the outside looking in at trade talks
thetimes.co.uk — When President Obama told the UK last week that it would go to the "back of the queue" for future free trade deals if it quit the European Union, Brexit campaigners accused him of bullying an ally.

Where Post-Brexit U.K. Would Stand in the Trade-Deal Queue

Where Post-Brexit U.K. Would Stand in the Trade-Deal Queue
wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Any pact with the U.S would be far less ambitious than the proposed EU-U.S.

Gove is wrong when he says Brexit will be cheered across the Continent

Gove is wrong when he says Brexit will be cheered across the Continent
thetimes.co.uk — Brexiters are a fickle bunch. One minute, those campaigning for Britain to quit the European Union are outraged at the International Monetary Fund's suggestion that Brexit will deliver a "severe regional and global shock". The next minute, their leader, Michael Gove, is boasting that his goal is to "liberate" countries such as Spain, Portugal and Greece from the euro.

Britain Would Pay High Price for ‘Liberating’ Europe

Britain Would Pay High Price for ‘Liberating’ Europe
wsj.com — Brexiters are a fickle bunch. First, those campaigning for Britain to quit the European Union are outraged at the International Monetary Fund's suggestion that it will deliver a "severe regional and global shock."

Greek Risk Hangs Over British Vote on EU

Greek Risk Hangs Over British Vote on EU
wsj.com — With two months to go until Britain's referendum on whether to leave the European Union, the bloc is determined to get its house in order. Nothing must be allowed to happen between now and June 23rd that might boost the campaign for a British exit, or Brexit-an outcome that the International Monetary Fund last week predicted would trigger a "severe regional and global shock".

IMF’s Gloomy Warnings Miss Good News on Global Economy

IMF’s Gloomy Warnings Miss Good News on Global Economy
wsj.com — Strip away the doom-laden warnings, the catalog of global political risks, and the now-customary downgrading of its own forecasts, and the underlying message of the International Monetary Fund's latest World Economic Outlook is that the global economy is doing fine.

Amid dire warnings of economic dooom, keep a sense of perspective

Amid dire warnings of economic dooom, keep a sense of perspective
thetimes.co.uk — Strip away the doom-laden warnings, the catalogue of global political risks and the now customary downgrading of its own forecasts and the underlying message of the International Monetary Fund's latest World Economic Outlook is that the global economy is doing fine.

Obama’s Delicate Diplomatic Mission to Britain Gets Tougher

Obama’s Delicate Diplomatic Mission to Britain Gets Tougher
wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. The 'Brexit' campaign's success so far partly reflects David Cameron's political failure, Simon Nixon writes When President Barack Obama stops over in London this month, he will be undertaking a diplomatic mission as perilous as any in his eight years in office.

The biggest impact of Brexit could be felt in Europe

The biggest impact of Brexit could be felt in Europe
thetimes.co.uk — So far, the Brexit debate has focused largely on the economic impact on Britain. That reflects not only the fact that it is British voters who will decide whether the UK remains a member of the European Union in the June 23 referendum, but also an assumption that it is the UK that has most to gain or lose.
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May 04, 2016

UK is 4th biggest recipient of EIB loans - £42bn over 10 years including record £5.6bn last year (via @thetimes) thetimes.co.uk/edition/busine…

May 03, 2016

RT @WSJ: Spain’s king dissolves parliament, new election set for June 26 on.wsj.com/1TispcT

May 03, 2016

RT @Hugodixon: 1/ Leave camp wants to rely on WTO. Pascal Lamy, who ran WTO, thinks that's a dreadful idea. pic.twitter.com/ZVA99V02aV

May 03, 2016

RT @BBCGavinHewitt: EU says UK referendum is posing 'considerable risk' to outlook of European economy.#eurozone

May 03, 2016

RT @BBCGavinHewitt: Gloomy forecast from French trade minister re massive EU/US trade deal. Says negotiations are 'totally blocked' and pro#TTIPably doomed.#TTIP

May 03, 2016

RT @charlesforelle: KKR Europe head says deals on hold ahead of Brexit vote. Also says Brexit would be "dire." on.wsj.com/24v73AY

May 02, 2016

RT @WSJ: David Cameron needs more than a narrow win to resolve Brexit debate, writes @Simon_Nixon on.wsj.com/1rc0fK3

May 02, 2016

RT @lionelbarber: Ouch! The Times of London describes Jeremy Corbyn as man of "nugatory intellect" twitter.com/jolyonmaugham/…


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