Staring down a 'no-deal' Brexit, opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn announced a plan, which was immediately dismissed.
Al Jazeera | Thu, 15 Aug 2019 20:54:06
Labour leader does not appear to have the votes to form government
FT | Thu, 15 Aug 2019 19:16:48
One of Boris Johnson's early moves as Prime Minister was to throw back the so-called provision which proved the most contentious part of the Brexit deal negotiated between Theresa May and the EU. The backstop would temporarily keep the United Kingdom in the European Union Customs Union until a permanent ...
Jacques Mistral / Brookings | Thu, 15 Aug 2019 18:45:53
London's FTSE 100 tumbled to a six-month low as China's warning to counter the latest U.S. tariffs fanned trade tensions, while the more domestically focussed midcap index fared better in comparison, amid investors' hopes of averting a no-deal Brexit.
Reuters | Thu, 15 Aug 2019 17:13:44
A bureaucratic test and guidebook has been ridiculed but it exposes a deficit in knowledge of Britishness
FT | Thu, 15 Aug 2019 16:56:00
The growing possibility of a no deal Brexit will present a very difficult shock for Ireland but is one its strongly growing economy is well-placed to respond to, Irish Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said on Thursday.
Reuters | Thu, 15 Aug 2019 16:08:11
The Labour leader's plan to become caretaker PM is rejected by Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson.
BBC | Thu, 15 Aug 2019 16:05:36
A Conservative MP has broken ranks to support making Jeremy Corbyn a caretaker prime minister to avert the "generational damage" from a no-deal Brexit.
Rob Merrick / The Independent | Thu, 15 Aug 2019 15:42:00
They can and they should, but it won't be easy.
Oliver Wiseman / Hit & Run | Thu, 15 Aug 2019 15:25:31
The EU's trade relations with South-East Asian powerhouse Indonesia have come under renewed strain with Indonesia preparing to slap a 20-25% tariff on dairy products from the EU in response to the EU whacking 8-18% tariffs on Indonesian biodiesel. How dair-EU! Indonesia's population of 260 million is over half the ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog | Thu, 15 Aug 2019 15:22:08
A Brexit protester has been jailed for blocking trains running between London and France, causing disruption costing more than £1m.
Sky | Thu, 15 Aug 2019 14:42:00
Beleaguered currency set for its best day under prime minister Boris Johnson
FT | Thu, 15 Aug 2019 14:37:12
While Civil Servants have been dragging their feet when it comes to Brexit, the Foreign Office has notoriously been the worst when it comes to accepting the result of the referendum. However, it appears that with Boris Johnson now in Downing Street and Dominic Raab in charge the penny has ...
Christian Calgie / Guy Fawkes' blog | Thu, 15 Aug 2019 14:18:00
The European Central Bank criticized financial institutions for not preparing for Brexit quickly enough
This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Banking subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning,click here. The European Central Bank (ECB) criticized banks for not preparing for Brexit quickly enough, saying that financial institutions (FIs) have transferred "significantly fewer activities, ...
Gregory Magana / Business Insider | Thu, 15 Aug 2019 13:58:00
It's the joke that might actually save the country, pointing out very simply that the group of people who have made their entire political raison d'etre opposition to Brexit were, in fact, just using it as one more thing to use to complain about Corbyn. They dislike Corbyn more than ...
Atrios / Eschaton | Thu, 15 Aug 2019 13:33:00
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government has made billions of pounds of new spending commitments in its first three weeks in office, even before the potential costs of a disruptive, no-deal Brexit are taken into account.
Reuters | Thu, 15 Aug 2019 13:27:27
Somebody at some point is going to have to do something they don't want to do. And that person, for now, is not going to be Jo Swinson
Tom Peck / The Independent | Thu, 15 Aug 2019 13:27:00
Consumers are not fretting about Brexit but you can understand why retailers are uneasy over 31 October Viv Nicholson, those with long enough memories may recall, won what was then a small fortune on the football pools in 1961. Asked what she was going to do with the money, she ...
Larry Elliott / Guardian | Thu, 15 Aug 2019 12:55:53
First-half sales fell 0.3% but were boosted in the second half by the later timing of Easter.
BBC | Thu, 15 Aug 2019 12:47:01
Labour says it will do all it can to stop a no-deal Brexit.
BBC | Thu, 15 Aug 2019 12:46:44
Asda said Brexit uncertainty was hurting its customers as it reported a fall in sales for the first half of the year.
Sky | Thu, 15 Aug 2019 12:41:00
It would be one of the great ironies of history if the U.K. departure from the EU actually led to the end of its occupation of Northern Ireland.
David Callaway, Opinion contributor / USA Today | Thu, 15 Aug 2019 12:38:22
Asda, the British supermarket arm of U.S. retail giant Walmart , said uncertainty surrounding Brexit was affecting its customers as it eked out a small rise in second quarter sales, helped by the later timing of Easter this year.
Reuters | Thu, 15 Aug 2019 12:26:17
Boris Johnson news: Labour calls Swinson 'childish' after Lib Dem leader rejects Corbyn plan to thwart no-deal Brexit by becoming PM
Conservative MP breaks ranks to support plan as Brexit crisis continues
Adam Forrest, Ashley Cowburn, Zamira Rahim / The Independent | Thu, 15 Aug 2019 12:15:00
This is the third of a series of weekly briefings Open Europe will publish analysing key Brexit, UK and EU developments. The post Weekly Briefing: Bolton's visit demonstrates potential for post-Brexit tug-of-war between US and EU appeared first on Open Europe .
Anna Nadibaidze / Open Europe | Thu, 15 Aug 2019 12:10:16
Opposition parties launched rival campaigns to topple Prime Minister Boris Johnson and stop him taking Britain out of the European Union without a deal, illustrating fractures in the anti-Brexit movement that make neither scheme likely to succeed.
Reuters | Thu, 15 Aug 2019 11:58:01
Polish, Romanian and Italian nationals sent most applications under settlement scheme, according to Home Office.
Cristina Gallardo / Politico | Thu, 15 Aug 2019 11:51:19
The leader of the Scottish National Party, Nicola Sturgeon, said on Thursday her party and its 35 lawmakers would explore any option to stop Brexit in parliament and did not rule out backing opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn.
Reuters | Thu, 15 Aug 2019 11:36:49
A new report sounds the death knell for Britain's farms in the event of no deal. It's not the vision our farmers were sold A small flock of sheep are trotting down Whitehall today to join a meeting of farmers who are coming together to mark the launch of a ...
Polly Toynbee / Guardian | Thu, 15 Aug 2019 11:33:12
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FX Street | Thu, 15 Aug 2019 11:20:30
British retail sales unexpectedly edged up in July, helped by the strongest growth in online spending in three years, as consumers continued to support the economy before the Oct. 31 Brexit deadline.
Reuters | Thu, 15 Aug 2019 11:17:02
Germany's government expects Britain to crash out of the European Union on Oct. 31 without a deal in place on their future relations, the Handelsblatt business daily reported on Thursday, citing a finance ministry document.
Reuters | Thu, 15 Aug 2019 11:15:06