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JP Morgan boss: ‘Breakup of the EU and eurozone would be devastating’

Euractiv In his annual letter to shareholders, the chairman of America’s biggest bank expressed his concern about the consequences of Brexit, as well as the financial deregulation promised by Donald Trump’s administration. EURACTIV’s partner La Tribune reports. Jamie Dimon’s weighty letter is read every year by the planet’s top financiers, […]

Theresa May signs Article 50 letter to trigger Brexit

The Prime Minister is expected to offer some room for manoeuvre in negotiations as she calls on Britain to “come together”. Faisal Islam SkyNews Theresa May will strike a conciliatory tone as she invokes Article 50 this afternoon, offering a partnership with the rest of the European Union and imploring […]

Pope Francis urges EU leaders to fight populism with solidarity

Charles Collins CRUX Pope Francis said Europe has “a patrimony of ideals and spiritual values unique in the world,” calling it the “best antidote against the vacuum of values of our time, which provides a fertile terrain for every form of extremism.” The pope was speaking to European Union leaders […]

Climate change helped cause Brexit, says Al Gore

Former Vice President echoes warnings from US military that global warming is causing dangerous political instability Ian Johnson The Independent UK Brexit was caused in part by climate change, former US Vice-President Al Gore has said, warning that extreme weather is creating political instability “the world will find extremely difficult to deal with”. Mr Gore, […]