Free Press Journal
  • European Union, West slam Trump

    Brussels/Paris/Tokyo : Donald Trump came under attack from Western allies, with EU President Donald Tusk dubbing the new US President an “existential threat to Europe”.

  • Czech president backs Trump’s anti-migrant steps

    Prague: A spokesman for Czech President Milos Zeman today praised Donald Trump’s anti-migrant steps, saying the new US president simply cared about the safety of Americans.

  • UK PM Theresa May’s Brexit plans suffer legal jolt, needs Parliament nod

    London: The UK government lost a landmark legal challenge after the Supreme Court ruled that Prime Minister Theresa May cannot unilaterally trigger the process of Britain’s exit from the EU and must seek Parliament’s nod, dealing a huge blow to her Brexit plans.

  • Russia influenced Brexit vote, claims British MP

    London: A British Labour MP has claimed it is “highly probable” that Vladimir Putin’s Russia interfered in the June 23 Brexit vote, media reported on Wednesday.

  • Polish PM calls for ‘good compromise’ on Brexit

    London : Poland’s prime minister called for a Brexit “compromise” and said Europeans in Britain and Britons in Europe should not be “made to feel like hostages” as she kicked off a landmark trip to London.

  • Banks planning to move out of UK before EU exit

    London : Most of the leading banks based in the UK could begin to pull-out of the country early next year because of uncertainty about Britain’s exit from the EU and increasing fears over the impending Brexit negotiations, a top banking association has warned.

  • Britain to trigger Brexit process by March 2017

    London : British Prime Minister Theresa May said she will formally trigger the process of the UK’s exit from the 28-nation EU by the end of March 2017, ending the speculation surrounding the timing of the important move, reports PTI.

  • Students understand BREXIT and its impact

    BHOPAL  : A panel discussion on ‘Brexit’ was organised at BSSS College by the department of Economics under the aegis of the ‘Economic Forum’. The discussion was aimed at understanding Brexit and its impact on the global scenario, especially, India. The discussion centered on ‘Britain’s referendum and reasons for BREXIT, Immediate effect on  Financial market, Britain’s  Political and Economic ties with  other EU members, changing equations with its other parts i.e. Scotland and Ireland

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    Japan’s Abe in Russia to warm ties with Putin

    Vladivostok, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Russia’s far east today as the countries step up efforts to boost trade ties and resolve a lingering territorial dispute.

  • No immediate need for revising FY17 growth forecast, says Nasscom

    New Delhi : Nasscom on Wednesday said that it sees no immediate reason to revise forecast of 10-12 per cent revenue growth in IT exports for FY17, but is keeping a close watch on factors like Britain’s exit from the EU and its ripple effect on demand for technology services.

  • British economy falls post-Brexit

    London : British economy has fallen to a seven-year low amid the ongoing financial consequences of the country’s decision to leave the EU, according to a study published on Friday. Data provided by the consulting firm IHS Markit, showed that the British economy had dropped to levels similar to those seven years ago when financial sectors suffered the aftermath of the global financial crisis of 2007-08, Efe news reported.

  • UK to relinquish EU presidency

    London: The UK is to relinquish its planned six-month presidency of the European Council in preparation for exiting the EU, Downing Street said.

  • RBI is monitoring Brexit fallout, taking ‘calibrated’ steps

    New Delhi : Government and RBI are closely monitoring the emerging external situation following the UK’s decision to exit the EU to take calibrated and appropriate policies as and when required, Parliament was informed on Tuesday.

  • EU migrants may have to leave UK: Brexit minister

    London: Exposing the uncertainties unleashed by Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, the UK minister in charge of negotiating the divorce today said that most EU citizens in Britain, when it leaves the bloc, will be able to stay but some might have to leave.

  • EU court split on headscarf bans

    Luxembourg: The EU’s top court faced a dilemma after a top legal officer said it was discriminatory for a firm to tell an employee to remove a Muslim headscarf, contradicting an earlier opinion in a separate case.

  • Theresa May takes over, to preside over Brexit

    London: Theresa May will become Britain’s second woman prime minister after Margaret Thatcher as the tough-talking leader is set to take charge with a heavy workload already waiting in her in-tray after the Brexit vote.