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UK ministers quit over draft Brexit deal, pound and bank stocks tumble

UK ministers quit over draft Brexit deal, pound and bank stocks tumble

Prime Minister Theresa May battled on Thursday to save a draft divorce deal with the European Union after her Brexit secretary and other ministers quit in protest at a draft agreement ...

Sudan to print 100-pound banknotes to ease liquidity crunch

Sudan to print 100-pound banknotes to ease liquidity crunch

Sudan's central bank will start printing 100 pound bank notes for the first time to ease a liquidity crisis exacerbated by rampant inflation, state news agency SUNA said on Sunday.

British union to sue on behalf of 1,800 Monarch staff

British union to sue on behalf of 1,800 Monarch staff

Monarch declared bankruptcy on Monday morning after struggling to recover from the effects of terrorism and a weak pound.

New Syrian pound features Assad for first time

New Syrian pound features Assad for first time

The Syrian Central Bank has released the war-ravaged country's largest currency note yet, featuring the face of President Bashar al-Assad for the first time.

Pound still struggles as British election sows uncertainty

Pound still struggles as British election sows uncertainty

The pound wallowed near two-month lows Tuesday, unable to make a strong recovery from last week's shock election that saw Britain's ruling Conservatives lose their majority ...

Poll dive deals a blow to British PM's election battle

Poll dive deals a blow to British PM's election battle

British Prime Minister Theresa May was fighting to shore up her general election campaign on Wednesday after a shock projection suggested she could lose her parliamentary majority, leaving the pound wobbling.

Britain sees record visitor numbers on Brexit-hit pound

Britain sees record visitor numbers on Brexit-hit pound

Britain welcomed a record number of foreign visitors last year as the Brexit-hit pound boosted their purchasing power, official data showed on Thursday.

New UK one-pound coins fetching a mint on eBay

New UK one-pound coins fetching a mint on eBay

Sharp-eyed collectors have spotted slight flaws in some of Britain's new, ultra-secure one-pound coins and have been trying to sell them online for up to 5,000 times their face value.

Oil rallies as fears over Brexit abate

Oil rallies as fears over Brexit abate

Oil rallied on Monday, lifted by a wave of investor confidence and a weaker dollar after polls showed a diminishing chance that Britain may vote to leave the European Union later this week.

British PM warns on Brexit risks as sterling plunges

British PM warns on Brexit risks as sterling plunges

David Cameron warned that a vote to leave the EU would risk Britain's economic and national security, as uncertainty over the outcome of the June referendum sent the pound plunging.