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Theresa May confirms plan to keep UK wedded to EU rules after Brexit

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LONDON - Theresa May has confirmed her plan to keep the United Kingdom wedded to European Union rules after Brexit in a white paper published on Thursday afternoon.
The UK government has released its highly-anticipated white paper on its desired post-Brexit relationship with the EU The 100-page document follows a meeting of ministers at Chequers, the prime minister's official retreat, last week.
The white paper confirms May's policy of effectively staying in the single market for goods, meaning the UK would continue to follow EU rules and standards for the trade of goods after it has left...
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U.K. Seeks to Strike Trade Deals for Services in New Brexit Plan

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The United Kingdom is seeking to strike new trade deals for services around the world as part of the Brexit plan. The vision for future U.K.-EU economic ties will be detailed in a so-called "white paper" today that the government is scheduled to publish. The core of the eagerly anticipated proposal is for a free-trade area for goods with the European Union. Bloomberg's David Merritt reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe."
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The UK is set to concede a major defeat to the EU in its post-Brexit vision for the City of London

The UK is set to concede a major defeat to the EU in its post-Brexit vision for the City of London

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Theresa May steps back from plans for the City of London to have "mutual recognition" with the EU on financial services rules.
A new approach, based on the principle of equivalence, will be set out in her much anticipated White Paper.
The proposal will effectively be like "cohabiting but without the same commitment as marriage."
Britain is prepared to have a much more distant relationship with the European Union's financial services sector after Brexit, and is ready to move away from plans for a system of "mutual recognition," according to a report from the Financial Times.
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