Saturday's front pages feature Brexit and the EU's plan to charge Brits travelling to Europe.
BBC | Sat, 15 Dec 2018 00:16:07
I'm thrilled to see MPs finally having to make huge decisions for their country
FT | Sat, 15 Dec 2018 00:06:23
Most of British Prime Minister Theresa May's senior ministers think her Brexit plan is dead and are discussing different options including a second referendum, The Times newspaper reported.
Reuters | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 23:44:57
Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain headed home flustered and empty-handed Friday after a blunt exchange at a European Union summit.
SMH | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 23:30:57
Anita Singh / Telegraph | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 21:39:00
As a tumultuous week in British politics draws to a close, Brexit expert Anand Menon discusses what might happen next.
Al Jazeera | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 21:32:29
George Bowden / Huffington Post | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 20:42:57
Prime minister to fight on after feathers fly in Tory ballot
Joe Sommerlad / The Independent | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 20:03:00
OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam reviews the week's business and market news with Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Nick Howard. This week's big stories: the delayed Brexit vote, Conservative party wobble on Theresa May, and performance in Brussels. Elsewhere the end of QE in Europe, and the risk outlook ...
Craig Erlam / OANDA | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 19:51:49
British Prime Minister Theresa May, her counterparts from the other 27 European Union member-states and the presidents of EU institutions have been discussing the aspects of Brexit since Thursday.
Kathimerini | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 19:49:20
In the UK, the focus remains on Brexit after a hectic week, explained analysts at Danske Bank. They don't expect major changes to the policy signals from the Bank of England. Key Quotes: "In the UK, the focus remains on the Brexit after another hectic week this week. The main ...
FX Street | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 19:43:32
PM warns of snap vote to kill plan but EU refuses to budge
FT | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 19:13:19
Brexit news - as it happened: Jean-Claude Juncker addresses public spat with Theresa May as Tusk denies mandate for further talks
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Ashley Cowburn, Tom Barnes / The Independent | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 18:55:00
Labour's leadership is being urged to endorse another public vote on Brexit. But will they do it?
BBC | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 18:43:38
With US markets going into full-fledged convulsions thanks to disheartening economic data out of China, a looming government shutdown, renewed fears about a "no deal" Brexit and Dow component JNJ's worst day in 16 years, strategists can add one more disconcerting development to their list of woes. Citing a "top ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 18:35:33
Andy Bounds talks to companies in Oldham in northwest England and finds out why some back Leave
FT | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 18:15:24
Once again, British Prime Minister Theresa May has returned from Brussels empty handed.
CNN | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 18:00:40
Theresa May's Brussels talks were not a failure - but she needs more than the EU's assurances.
BBC | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:58:44
German Chancellor Angela Merkel briefly stunned reporters in Brussels on Friday when she appeared to say that she would work against Britain remaining in the European Union after a possible second referendum.
Reuters | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:34:51
In post-Brexit Britain, trips to the European Union will get a little more expensive for millions of Brits in search of a continental break.
CNN | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:14:09
State of the Union: Strasbourg attack, Brexit and Yule lads
euronews | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:09:16
British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday further assurances on her Brexit deal were possible after European Union leaders told her they would not be renegotiating the treaty and scorned her stilted defense of Britain's departure.
Reuters | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:09:04
Theresa May's dispute with the European Commission president has dominated a summit in Brussels, as she promised to keep on seeking "legal reassurances" about her Brexit deal.
Sky | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:07:00
As the December European Council drew to an end, EU leaders must have felt that they were living their own Brexit Groundhog Day. As has become the norm since the Brexit negotiations began in March 2017, the European Union is faced with a British government in crisis. A string of ...
Nieves Perez-Solorzano, Senior Lecturer in European Politics, University of Bristol / The Conversation | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:05:30
FT | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:01:25
Ananya Chowdhury / Huffington Post | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:52:38
Mohammed Amin / Huffington Post | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:46:57
Senior Tory urges Theresa May to work with Jeremy Corbyn as her Brexit deal 'dead' without Labour's backing
The PM may face an uphill battle to win over Mr Corbyn, who branded her deal 'dead in the water'
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:45:25
Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has said he believes the UK should hold a second Brexit referendum to break the political impasse on the issue.
CNN | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:45:00
European Council President Donald Tusk said on Friday he had no mandate to reopen Brexit negotiations with Britain, while the head of the bloc's executive, Jean-Claude Juncker, said he "admired" Prime Minister Theresa May.
Reuters | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:26:10
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said he had highest respect for Prime Minister Theresa May and his use of the word had referred to the broader state of the Brexit debate in Britain rather than its leader.
Reuters | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:17:54
British tourists in New York face eye-watering Christmas prices, with sterling at new low Travellers at some UK airports are receiving less than $1 for every £1 they change after a week of Brexit turmoil pushed sterling to fresh lows. At Cardiff airport, the bureau de change was offering customers ...
Patrick Collinson / Guardian | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:17:05
Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday he wanted to help Prime Minister Theresa May as much as possible but that EU leaders could not offer her any guarantees that ran counter to what was already agreed in Brexit talks.
Reuters | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:15:21
Rachel Wearmouth / Huffington Post | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:14:45
The ECJ rules the UK can revoke Article 50, May delays a vote but hangs on to her job
FT | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:09:01
PA/Stefan Rousseau Theresa May has survived a vote of no confidence in her leadership but to quote the prime minister: "Nothing has changed." The Conservative Party remains just as divided as it was before. While divisions over Europe have been very prominent recently, they have been a thorn in the ...
Chris Stafford, Doctoral Researcher, University of Nottingham / The Conversation | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:02:18
The risk of a "managed" no-deal Brexit is rising as Prime Minister Theresa May is unlikely to win enough from the European Union to satisfy Eurosceptic rebels in her own party, a senior British minister told Reuters.
Reuters | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:47:11
French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday said he continued to believe an economic stabilisation function was necessary in the budget of the euro zone and reiterated there was only one achievable deal with London regarding Brexit.
Reuters | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:47:00
EU leaders call on British MPs to break deadlock over agreement
FT | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:34:50
'Vague, ill-defined, ambiguous, muddy, opaque' are the most popular synonyms for 'nebulous.' Do those words, as someone once said, remind you of anybody?
Tom Peck / The Independent | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:32:00
Growth fears track trade war impact; pound hit as May's Brexit rescue bid falters
FT | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:28:09
The People's Vote's luridly-coloured 'Bollocks to Brexit' bus has recently started its tour of the country, presumably to test out the theory of whether being as irritating as possible is a good way to win voters over. That's if their Facebook ad splurge doesn't work either... Under DVLA rules, it ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:21:03
To subscribe to the newsletter, please sign up here MUST READS Behind the Brexit Chaos: A Faulty U.K. Negotiating Strategy: When British politicians launched Brexit negotiations after the country's 2016 referendum, they were confident they could win a special deal by finding allies among the 27 remaining members of the ...
WSJ Staff / MoneyBeat | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:56:04
Theresa May's so-called of the vote of no confidence this week, by 200 votes to 117, offered a rare moment of clarity amid the chaos that passes for Britain's shambolic exit from the EU.
CNN | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:54:22
Arj Singh / Huffington Post | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:29:14
European Union leaders arrive in Brussels for a second day of day of talks on Brexit, the euro zone, migration and Russia, among others.
Reuters | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:28:31
Caroline Binham's top reads this week: boy problems, Asia's toxic air and Brexit shifts
FT | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:12:03
The PM's attempt to win fresh concessions on the Brexit deal took a disastrous turn
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:11:00
Opening Remarks at the Municipal Securities Conference Posted by Jay Clayton, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, on Friday, December 7, 2018 Tags: Disclosure, Financial reporting, Information environment, Municipal securities, Retail investors, SEC, Securities regulation, Transparency SEC Rulemaking Over the Past Year, the Road Ahead and Challenges Posed by Brexit, LIBOR ...
Harvard Law School Forum | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:06:19
Whatever Comes Out Of Brexit, We Must Focus On Issues That Will Shape The Lives Of Future Generations
Javed Khan / Huffington Post | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:03:59
The PM should put country first and challenge Labour to back a second referendum
FT | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:03:10
FT | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:02:10
Germany's economy minister does not expect a disorderly Brexit and believes the danger of a major trade conflict between the European Union and the United States is not yet over but has also not grown, he told Reuters on Friday.
Reuters | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:58:07
Dan Boatright / Huffington Post | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:53:32
British Prime Minister Theresa May's failure to win legally binding assurances from the EU on her deal to quit the bloc was cast as a humiliation by opponents on Friday after she exasperated other leaders with a stilted defence of Brexit.
Reuters | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:53:25
Beleaguered prime minister garnered 200 votes in favour with 117 against in vote on whether she will continue to lead.
Al Jazeera | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:53:22
British Prime Minister Theresa May said the Brexit talks were going to get tough towards the very end of the negotiations as she battled to win assurances from the European Union to persuade lawmakers to back her deal.
Reuters | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:48:43
British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday it was still possible to get further clarification from the European Union on the Brexit deal to help her win parliamentary approval for it.
Reuters | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:48:39
PM says "further clarification" to reassure MPs is possible after EU leaders rule out renegotiation.
BBC | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:41:47
FT | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:36:18
A new vote based on the revocation (or not) of Article 50 would give the UK government a clear signal to proceed in one direction or another, and thus trim down the number of options being touted - most of which are unworkable at things stand.
Maria Demertzis and Nicola Viegi / Bruegel | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:36:02
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair said a second Brexit referendum is now the most likely outcome because plans to leave the European Union face deadlock in parliament.
Reuters | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:35:42
British Prime Minister Theresa May's failure to win legally binding assurances from the EU on her deal to quit the bloc was cast as a humiliation by opponents on Friday after she exasperated other leaders with a stilted defense of Brexit.
Reuters | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:33:36
PM insists 'further clarification' on backstop is possible
Jon Stone / The Independent | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:33:00
Bloc is set against renegotiation and wants clarity from the House of Commons on next steps
FT | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:22:42
Prime Minister Theresa May's attempt to win assurances from the European Union on her Brexit deal was cast at home as a humiliating failure that did nothing to ease the parliamentary deadlock over Britain's departure from the bloc. With British politics in crisis, the ultimate outcome of Brexit remains unclear, ...
Dean Popplewell / OANDA | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:17:58
Dutch fudge is off the summit table as EU lawyers look closer to home in Belgium for a model of what leaders can offer Prime Minister Theresa May in the way of reassurances to help her sell a Brexit deal at home in Britain.
Reuters | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:11:32
My end of week morning train reads: • Fire, Floods and Famine: The Pessimist's Guide to 2019 (Bloomberg) but see Best things on the Internet 2018 (AV Club) • How Ireland Outmaneuvered Britain on Brexit: Irish diplomats set the terms of the Brexit talks long before the British caught on. ...
Barry Ritholtz / The Big Picture | Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:03:37