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British Expatriates Fear for Their Future After UK Vote

FINANCE | By Barry Hatton and Diego Torres | Jun 29
An estimated 1.2 million Britons live in other EU countries, many of them in France, Spain and Portugal, according to Britain's House of Commons library. But analysts reckon the true number could be at least double that.

Brexit Vote Hardly A Harbinger of U.S. Presidential Election

FINANCE | By Nicholas Riccardi and Bill Barrow | Jun 28
The politics behind the United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union sound awfully familiar to the politics that have propelled Donald Trump to the Republican presidential nomination.

Crisis or Speed Bump? What UK Vote Means for Economy sectors

FINANCE | By David McHugh | Jun 27
Britain's vote to leave the European Union adds a heavy dose of uncertainty to a world economy that is still struggling to reach full speed years after the global financial crisis.

Investors Deal with Uncertainty After Brexit

FINANCE | Jun 27
Britain's decision to pull out of the European Union sent financial markets tumbling on Friday. U.S. stocks gave up their gains from earlier in the year, and the Dow dropped 610 points. Jonathan Vigliotti has the latest.

Betting on 'Brexit' Breaks Records

FINANCE | By Leonora Beck | Jun 23
As if the stakes were not high enough in Britain's nail-biting vote this week, people are betting record amounts of money on its outcome.

EU States Make It Easier to Limit Visa-Free Travel

By Lorne Cook | May 20
European Union nations agreed Friday to make it easier to suspend its visa waiver program with some countries, just as Turkey is trying to secure visa-free travel for its citizens.

Romanian Millionaire Priest Running for Euro Parliament on Anti-Gay Platform

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Apr 17
Iulian Capsali, a former U.S. lawyer turned Romanian Orthodox priest worn €1.6 m has gathered over 120,000 signatures to be registered as an independent candidate for a Member of European Parliament to represent "traditional family values."

EU, Russia Shrink Planned Summit to Short Meeting

INTERNATIONAL | By Juergen Baetz | Jan 16
A long-planned summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and the European Union leadership has been reduced to a short meeting in the wake of their confrontation over Ukraine’s future.

EU Court: Gays In Civil Pacts Have Same Benefits

INTERNATIONAL | Dec 12
The European Union’s highest court has ruled that in EU countries where gay couples can’t marry, they must get the same benefits as married people if they enter into civil partnerships.

EU Commissioner to Boycott Winter Olympics

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Dec 10
European Union commissioner Viviane Reding announced on Tuesday that she will not attend the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia in February because of the country’s anti-gay law.

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