Demand for UK-style education expected to rise in Europe due to staff relocations
FT | Fri, 4 Jan 2019 22:00:25
FT | Fri, 4 Jan 2019 21:58:27
PM struggles to make any progress in effort to win crunch Commons vote
FT | Fri, 4 Jan 2019 19:31:22
France will heighten security at its northern ports and increase surveillance along beaches to counter the rise in migrants trying to cross the English Channel to reach Britain, its interior minister said on Friday.
NEWS WIRES / France 24 | Fri, 4 Jan 2019 19:05:08
Monday morning will be a big day in the story of Brexit.
Sky | Fri, 4 Jan 2019 18:29:00
French President Emmanuel Macron told Britain's Theresa May in a telephone call on Friday that the deal she negotiated over Britain's departure from the European Union was the "best one possible", an official in the French presidency said.
Reuters | Fri, 4 Jan 2019 18:27:25
'One of the biggest challenges we face as the EU is the challenge of Brexit,' the Irish PM said.
Judith Mischke / Politico | Fri, 4 Jan 2019 17:43:24
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker had a telephone conversation with British Prime Minister Theresa May on her Brexit plans, a spokeswoman for the EU executive said on Friday.
Reuters | Fri, 4 Jan 2019 17:05:09
Professors Alan McKinnon and Jan Fransoo on the long-term effects of the threat of a no-deal Brexit, Peter Lowe on David Cameron's barring from parliament and Martin Guha on a job swap for Jeremy Corbyn and Caroline Lucas The latest IHS Markit/CIPS survey shows that stockpiling for a no-deal Brexit ...
Letters / Guardian | Fri, 4 Jan 2019 16:50:13
The UK has been ranked the world's second most powerful nation despite Brexit. The Henry Jackson Society's Audit of Geopolitical Capability used a model involving four attributes, 33 indicators and 1240 potential data observations and placed the UK after the US but slightly ahead of China. The Audit's Chief Analyst, James ...
Tom Harwood / Guy Fawkes' blog | Fri, 4 Jan 2019 16:19:53
Britain will begin rehearsals for the possible chaos of a no-deal Brexit on Monday by testing how the road network copes with a tailback of around 150 lorries caused by disruption at its most important trading gateway to continental Europe.
Reuters | Fri, 4 Jan 2019 16:11:49
Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar recently crossed the wires saying that he still expected a Brexit deal in coming weeks. "Prudent to still prepare for a no-deal," Varadkar added. Source: Reuters.
FX Street | Fri, 4 Jan 2019 15:43:59
Britain will hold a trial run on Monday of its plans for dealing with long queues of lorries at the southeastern port of Dover caused by disruption to cross-Channel traffic in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Reuters | Fri, 4 Jan 2019 15:30:07
Arj Singh / Huffington Post | Fri, 4 Jan 2019 15:12:45
Exercise will see 150 lorries dispatched from Kent airfield to assess whether local roads can cope with potential border disruption
Benjamin Kentish / The Independent | Fri, 4 Jan 2019 15:07:00
Rachel Wearmouth / Huffington Post | Fri, 4 Jan 2019 14:54:50
Is the prime minister any closer to getting MPs' backing for the UK's deal for exiting the EU?
BBC | Fri, 4 Jan 2019 14:51:18
Reimposition of hard Irish border could cause revival of Troubles, police fear
Tim Wyatt / The Independent | Fri, 4 Jan 2019 14:30:06
Seaborne Freight is in the spotlight after award of £14m government contract Its ranks include a retired submarine officer, a former veal exporter and a lawyer specialising in the insurance of class actions. While the men behind Seaborne Freight might not have expected the level of scrutiny to which they ...
Rob Davies and Ben Quinn / Guardian | Fri, 4 Jan 2019 14:07:13
Contracting a ferry firm with zero ships - and a takeaway company's terms and conditions - is a perfect slice of Brexit life We're about to "give back control" to a government that can't tell the difference between P&O and Papa John's pizza. I know you think that sounds good, ...
James Felton / Guardian | Fri, 4 Jan 2019 13:32:31
Rise of only 0.5% in December - the slowest annual rate of growth since February 2013 Fears over Brexit caused British house prices to all but stagnate in 2018, rising by the smallest amount in almost six years, according to data from Nationwide. Related: UK housing market is a 'goldmine' ...
Miles Brignall and agency / Guardian | Fri, 4 Jan 2019 13:20:44
Government tests plans to reduce HGV traffic and keep motorways open in event of 'border disruption'
BBC | Fri, 4 Jan 2019 12:28:39
The first rehearsals for how Britain's roads will cope with a "no-deal" Brexit are to be held next week.
Sky | Fri, 4 Jan 2019 12:18:00
Analysts at TD Securities note that the UK's Services PMI surprised to the upside for the month of December, rising nearly a point to 51.2. Key Quotes "Firms noted that Brexit concerns weighed on sales in the month, and that consumer demand remained subdued. Markit estimates that the Q4 PMIs ...
FX Street | Fri, 4 Jan 2019 12:13:38
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will listen to British Prime Minister Theresa May give an update on Britain's Brexit plans on Friday, a spokeswoman for the EU executive said.
Reuters | Fri, 4 Jan 2019 11:46:30
British Prime Minister Theresa May's bid to push her Brexit plans through parliament was dealt another blow on Friday when a survey showed most of her own party's members oppose the agreement and would prefer to leave the EU without a deal.
Reuters | Fri, 4 Jan 2019 11:39:37
Service sector survey reveals slow demand and economists predict GDP growth of 0.1% Brexit anxiety dragged the UK economy almost to a standstill at the end of 2018, with optimism among services companies dropping to the lowest levels since the financial crisis. According to the latest snapshot of the services ...
Richard Partington Economics correspondent / Guardian | Fri, 4 Jan 2019 11:39:35
British Prime Minister Theresa May will speak to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker later on Friday as she steps up her push to secure concessions from Brussels to help get her Brexit deal through parliament.
Reuters | Fri, 4 Jan 2019 11:39:22
Prime Minister Theresa May must win a vote in parliament to get her Brexit deal approved or risk seeing Britain's exit from the European Union descend into chaos.
Reuters | Fri, 4 Jan 2019 11:37:37
Opportunities exist in south-east Asia but critics say London effort lacks substance
FT | Fri, 4 Jan 2019 11:23:38