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British Board of Control suspends Fury's licence

LONDON: The body overseeing professional boxing in Britain suspended heavyweight Tyson Fury’s licence on Thursday. British Boxing Board of Control (BBBC) general secretary Robert Smith told Reuters that the decision was made pending an investigation into anti-doping and medical issues. Fury had earlier put an end to his 11-month reign as world champion with the… Read More »

British EU Commission nominee to be responsible for Security Union

BRUSSELS: European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said he had decided to allocate the Security Union portfolio to the British nominee for the EU executive. Former British Prime Minister David Cameron nominated Julian King as Britain’s representative at the European Commission to replace Jonathan Hill who resigned after Britons voted to leave the bloc on June… Read More »

France wants quick British divorce from EU, Germany cautious

BERLIN: France’s foreign minister called on Saturday for the European Union to move ahead quickly to seal the terms of a British exit, arguing that the other 27 members needed to give the bloc new purpose or risk populism taking hold. “Negotiations have to go quickly in the common interest,” Jean-Marc Ayrault said on his… Read More »

EU court to rule on British child benefit residency restriction

BRUSSELS: The European Union’s top court will rule on Tuesday on whether Britain can deny family allowances to foreign workers with children living abroad, one of the hot-button issues in Britain’s looming referendum on EU membership. A senior adviser has already recommended that the European Court of Justice (ECJ) dismiss a complaint against Britain brought… Read More »