Exclusive: Experts dismiss chances of legislation passing by 22 May - putting prime minister on course for ballot box disaster and fresh threat to her job
Rob Merrick / The Independent | Tue, 16 Apr 2019 19:11:21
Steve Bell / Guardian | Tue, 16 Apr 2019 18:36:38
Improved investor sentiment across Europe and relative short-term stability from a delayed Brexit helped push London stocks to a six-month high on Tuesday.
Sky | Tue, 16 Apr 2019 18:10:00
Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has chided EU leaders for holding three emergency summits on Brexit and none on the threat posed by climate change.In a clarion call to Europe’s political leaders ahead of European Parliament elections in May, the founder of the school strike movement said if politicians were ...
The Guardian / South China Morning Post | Tue, 16 Apr 2019 18:07:24
The latest Brexit deadline extension seems likely to prolong Britain's nervous breakdown over its association with the European Union until October 31. But deferral could also lead to a significant and more immediate change in the political makeup of Europe itself. That is because, as EU and UK...
Jacob Funk Kirkegaard / Petersen Institute | Tue, 16 Apr 2019 17:04:48
Rachel Shabi There's still no resolution in sight. But some on the left see the new October departure date as a chance to counter the nativist right. The post Britain, Seized With Brexit Madness, Staggers Toward Yet Another Deadline appeared first on The Nation .
Rachel Shabi / The Nation | Tue, 16 Apr 2019 16:29:15
Britain's departure from the European Union (EU) could paralyse law-making in Brussels for at least 5 years. Brexit may now not happen before October 31st, after European leaders agreed last week to allow more time for Prime Minister Theresa May and the U.K.'s parliament to sort out the country's exit ...
Alfonso Esparza / OANDA | Tue, 16 Apr 2019 16:05:33
Interview: The Independent's Diplomatic Editor Kim Sengupta sat down with the President of Kosovo to discuss Brexit, the prospect of peace between Kosovo and Serbia, and the case for joining Nato.
Kim Sengupta / The Independent | Tue, 16 Apr 2019 15:00:11
Even against the backdrop of contentious Brexit negotiations, the iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF (NYSEArca: EWU), the largest U.K.-related exchange traded fund (ETF) listed in the U.S., is up more than 14% this year. Following news that European Union (EU) granted the U.K. a lengthy extension to finalize its divorce ...
Tom Lydon / ETF Trends | Tue, 16 Apr 2019 14:57:35
British workers' pay grew at its joint fastest pace in over a decade, fuelled by further job creation, adding to suggestions that Brexit uncertainty is prompting firms to hire workers rather than make longer-term investment in equipment. Total earnings, including bonuses, rose by an annual 3.5 percent in the three ...
Alfonso Esparza / OANDA | Tue, 16 Apr 2019 14:17:32
The US Speaker was speaking ahead of her trip to Ireland on Tuesday.
BBC | Tue, 16 Apr 2019 14:13:24
Testing the mood across the UK
FT | Tue, 16 Apr 2019 14:09:32
MEPs in Strasbourg engaged in an emotional debate on Tuesday over last week's decision to extend the Brexit deadline until October 31.
euronews | Tue, 16 Apr 2019 13:55:00
Amber Rudd could back Boris Johnson in leadership contest despite attacking his 'fantasy' Brexit stance
Work and pension secretary's pick will be hugely influential, as the figurehead of the 'One Nation' group of Tory MPs
Rob Merrick / The Independent | Tue, 16 Apr 2019 13:42:00
If companies were really taking on more people as a result of Brexit jitters, there'd be more part-timers There is a straightforward explanation for the continued strength of the UK jobs market. Firms are reluctant to invest because acute Brexit uncertainty means it is nigh on impossible to forecast future ...
Larry Elliott / Guardian | Tue, 16 Apr 2019 13:23:12
Britain's opposition Labour Party denied a Guardian newspaper report on Tuesday that Brexit talks with Prime Minister Theresa May's government had stalled.
Reuters | Tue, 16 Apr 2019 13:20:01
The Labour Party denied a Guardian newspaper report on Tuesday that Brexit talks with Prime Minister Theresa May's government had stalled.
Reuters | Tue, 16 Apr 2019 13:17:40
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FX Street | Tue, 16 Apr 2019 13:11:14
Groups suffering as Brexit uncertainty weighs on private sector hiring
FT | Tue, 16 Apr 2019 11:58:09
Almost 180,000 workers hired, while unemployment remains at lowest level since mid-70s Pay growth in Britain has risen at the fastest rate in more than a decade, as companies keep hiring despite growing fears over Brexit. Average weekly earnings, including bonuses, rose by 3.5% on the year in the three ...
Richard Partington / Guardian | Tue, 16 Apr 2019 11:11:36