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With Britain Out, the Unwieldy EU Faces Major Budget Battle

BRUSSELS — The Brexit drama shook the foundations of the European Union for years and laid bare the need for much-delayed political renovations at the 27-nation bloc. But now that Britain has finally left, where does the EU revamp even start and who is going t...
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Lawmakers Approve Brexit Bill, UK on Course for Jan. 31 Exit

LONDON — Britain passed a long-elusive milestone on the road to Brexit on Thursday when the House of Commons approved a bill authorizing the country’s departure from the European Union at the end of the month. “I have no doubt that their lordships will have...
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UK Voters Choose a New Government to Resolve Brexit Impasse

LONDON — Britons who have endured more than three years of wrangling over their country’s messy divorce from the European Union cast ballots Thursday in an election billed as a way out of the Brexit stalemate in the deeply divided nation. “I think we all go...
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EU Condemns New Burst of Israeli Settlement Approvals

JERUSALEM — The European Union on Monday criticized Israel’s approval of plans to build over 2,000 new homes in West Bank settlements. In a statement, the EU reiterated its longstanding position that all settlement activity on occupied land is illegal. “It er...