Support for EU surges in wake of Brexit vote

BRUSSELS, March 21: Once Britain decides to trigger divorce proceedings next week, the 27 other European Union nations will be taking a month to decide on the negotiating framework to achieve the best-possible split-up for the bloc.

LONDON, Jan 24: Britain's government must get parliamentary approval before starting the process of leaving the European Union, the Supreme Court ruling Tuesday, potentially delaying Prime Minister Theresa May's plans to trigger negotiations by the end of March.

A member of the Scottish Parliament from the Scottish National Party Colin Beattie, has put forward a motion calling for the British government to investigate and rectify an unorthodox issue: the weight of Toblerone bars.

LONDON, Nov 3: England's High Court ruled on Thursday that the British government requires parliamentary approval to trigger the process of exiting the European Union, upsetting Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plans.

LONDON, Oct 3: The pound hit a three-year low against the euro on Monday after Prime Minister Theresa May announced Britain would begin Brexit negotiations by March and the finance minister warned of "turbulence" ahead.

LONDON, Oct 2: U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday that Britain would trigger the formal process for leaving the European Union before April, putting to rest weeks of speculation on the timing of the move.

LONDON, Oct 2:  U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain will trigger the formal process for leaving the European Union before the end of March 2017.

LONDON, Aug 23: Business activity across the 19-country eurozone grew at a steady but subdued pace in August as the region continued to show little concern about the impact of a British exit from the European Union.

Brexit and Nepal

July 16, 2016 00:35 am

Brexit vote has grave implications for all countries where there is social discrimination by the elite, including Nepal

Implications of Brexit

July 14, 2016 00:25 am

Britain conceived, coined and championed the idea of free trade. Until recently the UK was regarded as the leader in international investment agreements

KATHMANDU: A shock wave ran across the globe as Britain voted last week to exit from the European Union, the regional association to which the country was tied for four decades. Any country with small or large economy, or a tiny nation to the super power, the British severance from the EU did throw issues of various interests on them.

Football and Brexit

July 2, 2016 00:10 am

British citizens prefer their own national teams rather than a strong UK team, even if this means losing to tiny Iceland

Brexit and the Future of Europe

June 29, 2016 18:22 pm

Brexit will open the floodgates for other anti-European forces within the Union. Indeed, no sooner was the referendum’s outcome announced than France’s National Front issued a call for “Frexit,” while Dutch populist Geert Wilders promoted “Nexit.”

Brexit and SAARC

June 29, 2016 00:10 am

SAARC should do all it can to not breed Sharks by providing all member-states a level playing field

WASHINGTON, June 25: The United Kingdom's stunning vote to leave the European Union was driven by much of the same sentiment that fueled Donald Trump's insurgent march toward the Republican presidential nod: A rejection of economic globalization and the elites who favor it by those who feel left behind.

KATHMANDU, June 25:Nepali rupee lost 20 paisa against US dollar this week as the Indian currency, with which rupee is pegged, lost value against the greenback. Gold price, on the other hand, went up by Rs 1,745 per 10 grams over the week.

KATHMANDU, June 25:The effects of the United Kingdom's referendum vote to leave the European Union are yet to be felt in Nepal, apart from a jump in the price of gold in the local market. The yellow metal rose Rs 3,000 per tola on Friday soon after the Brexit poll results came out.

LONDON, June 24: It's often said that David Cameron is a lucky politician who has seemed to coast through politics on instinct and charm during a career that has culminated in six years as British prime minister

Infographics: Brexit poll

June 13, 2016 19:30 pm

People across the United Kingdom will soon go to the polls to vote on whether to remain part of the European Union.