Tag Archives: United Kingdom European Union membership referendum

22Jun/16

Final day of campaigning before EU referendum begins

Prominent politicians from both sides of the EU referendum debate urge voters on the final day of campaigning to cast their vote on Thursday.

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17Jun/16

UK’s Cameron says right to suspend EU campaign after lawmaker killed

British Prime Minister David Cameron says it is right to stop all campaigning for the upcoming EU referendum after a member of Parliament was shot and killed.

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15Apr/16
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10-week countdown to Brexit vote

A ten-week countdown to the UK Brexit referendum begins with the launch of the official campaigns by both sides in the debate. As Julian Satterthwaite reports, it comes amid more warnings on what it could all mean for the UK economy and financial sector. Continue reading

29Mar/16

Brexit would not cause economic shock, London mayor tells parliament

London Mayor Boris Johnson, a major figure in the campaign for Britain to leave the EU, is quizzed by lawmakers on the economic pros and cons of a potential Brexit. Johnson claims there would no economic shock if the country were to break away.

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29Mar/16

Osborne: Brexit is ‘convulsive shock’

As Britain’s Brexit debate heats up, the UK finance minister George Osborne faces tough questioning by parliament on “The economic and financial costs and benefits of UK’s EU membership”. Ivor Bennett reports. Continue reading

01Feb/16
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“No deal yet” says EU’s Tusk after meeting with UK’s Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron and the European Council President Donald Tusk agree to 24 hours of further discussion on Britain’s European Union renegotiation after failing to reach a deal.

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08May/15

UK’s Cameron greets party workers, heads for poll win

Prime Minister David Cameron arrives at his constituency vote count, and greets party workers, after an exit poll showed his Conservatives are on track to govern Britain for another five years.

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