The pound extended losses on Tuesday after British MPs rebuffed Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plans to rush his EU divorce deal through parliament, while EU leaders appeared likely to grant another delay in the tortured three-year process. The vote upended Johnson's pledged timetable for securing Britain's exit from the European ...
IBTimes | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 21:56:10
A new election is the only way to move on from Britain's Brexit crisis if the European Union agrees to a delay until January, a source in Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office said on Tuesday, describing parliament as "totally broken".
Reuters | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 21:39:05
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FX Street | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 21:14:28
British PM puts EU withdrawal bill on hold as UK awaits word from Brussels on possible three-month Brexit delay.
Al Jazeera | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 21:08:08
France is ready to grant an additional few days in order to facilitate the vote on Brexit legislation but rules out any extension beyond that, a diplomatic source said on Tuesday.
Reuters | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 21:06:03
Amendments seeking customs union or people's vote will be inconvenient but not insurmountable
FT | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 20:53:15
Council president's announcement comes after UK MPs vote on Brexit deal.
Emma Anderson / Politico | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 20:47:32
How MPs voted on the withdrawal agreement bill and timetable
FT | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 20:46:27
The French minister for European affairs, Amelie de Montchalin, questioned on Tuesday the justification for an additional delay to approve the withdrawal of Britain from the European Union.
Reuters | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 20:39:14
European Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday that, following Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to put the Brexit deal on hold, he would recommend that the other 27 member states of the European Union approve a delay of Britain's departure date.
Reuters | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 20:33:33
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FX Street | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 20:31:46
Stocks closed lower Tuesday on corporate earnings and worries over Brexit. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed 39 points lower at 26,788 while the Nasdaq Composite dropped 58 points to 8,104 ad the S&P 500 lost 10 points to 2,995. Volume on the New York Stock Exchange totaled 2.8 billion ...
IBTimes | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 20:24:15
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FX Street | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 20:22:39
Rolling coverage of the latest business and financial news, as home delivery firm Just Eat receives a rival takeover offer Pound falls after MPs reject Brexit timetable Biggest drop in factory orders since recession Breaking: Just Eat in £4.9bn takeover battle Just Eat turns offer down Earlier: Premier Inn suffers ...
Graeme Wearden / Guardian | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 20:05:50
The British House of Commons rejected Prime Minister Boris Johnson's three-day timetable for pushing his Brexit agreement through the House of Commons, sending Johnson back to the European Union to discuss the next step.
IBTimes | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 20:01:21
Brexit only starts to make sense once you work out you're meant to be hopelessly confused
Tom Peck / The Independent | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 19:58:13
Wrecking amendments pose big risks but the prime minister has made progress
FT | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 19:53:38
Seeking Alpha | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 19:48:04
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday it was up to the EU to decide whether it wanted to delay Brexit and for how long, after a defeat in parliament made ratification of his deal by the Oct. 31 deadline almost impossible.
Reuters | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 19:45:39
Stocks on world markets declined, with the S&P 500 turning lower, and the pound weakened on Tuesday after British lawmakers rejected the government's proposed timetable for passing legislation to ratify a deal over Britain's exit from the European Union.
Reuters | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 19:44:34
FT | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 19:42:16
Lawmakers vote to reject on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's planned Brexit timetable for the rest of the week.
CNN | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 19:39:15
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FX Street | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 19:34:19
Boris Johnson's attempt to get his Brexit deal through the House of Commons in just three days has been rejected.
Sky | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 19:34:00
The British parliament rejected Prime Minister Boris Johnson's attempt to fast-track a Brexit law through parliament, making a delay beyond the Oct. 31 exit date almost inevitable, and casting the entire EU divorce into doubt.
Reuters | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 19:29:35
Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Tuesday he would await further developments from London and Brussels about a possible extension to Brexit after his British counterpart lost a crucial vote in parliament on the timetable for departure.
Reuters | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 19:28:51
British MPs gave their initial approval Tuesday to legislation enacting Prime Minister Boris Johnson's EU divorce deal -- but rejected his plan to rush it through parliament, opening the door for yet another Brexit delay.
IBTimes | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 19:25:51
USD/JPY technical analysis: Brexit chaos hurting market mood, Greenback trading sub-108.60 level against Yen
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FX Street | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 19:25:47
Find out if your MP voted for the government's Brexit bill.
BBC | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 19:21:01
The prime minister's Brexit does not resolve the future relationship between the UK and Europe. It's just the start of a new period of negotiation in which we're in a weaker position than ever
Alastair Campbell / The Independent | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 19:18:00
Britain is facing Brexit, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau barely won a second term, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu can't form a majority government. Bloomberg Opinion Editorial Board Member and columnist Bobby Ghosh joins Ali Velshi
MSNBC | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 19:17:54
MPs voted 329 to 299 to second reading of the bill which enshrines Mr Johnson's Brexit deal in law
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 19:14:00
The British pound fell against the dollar and the euro after UK lawmakers on Tuesday rejected the government's proposed timetable for passing legislation to ratify its Brexit deal.
Reuters | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 19:10:27
Britain's parliament will resume its debate on the government's legislative programme on Wednesday, the leader of the House of Commons Jacob Rees-Mogg said, after lawmakers rejected the timetable for a law to ratify its Brexit deal.
Reuters | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 19:09:59
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson threatened Tuesday to abandon ratifying his Brexit deal and instead seek an early election if MPs defy his timetable to ...
No Author / Japan Times | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 19:09:57
GBP/USD technical analysis: Sterling euphoria abates as Brexit gets delayed, trading sub-1.2900 handle
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FX Street | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 19:02:19
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will hold conversations with other EU leaders on Tuesday to determine what their next steps are after parliament rejected his proposed timetable to pass Brexit legislation, his spokesman said.
Reuters | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:59:58
British lawmakers back Boris Johnson's Brexit deal but he still faces a battle to get it through Parliament before a Halloween deadline.
Kim Hjelmgaard, USA TODAY / USA Today | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:58:12
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FX Street | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:53:51
Boris Johnson has lost a key vote on his Brexit plan which would have allowed him to cut short the timetable for passing the new laws in order to leave on 31 October.
Sky | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:52:00
'Please do not turn your back on this last chance to stop us turning in on ourselves'
Chiara Giordano / The Independent | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:51:56
Victory turns to defeat in dramatic 15 minutes - and frustrated prime minister tells MPs ball is now in EU's court
Rob Merrick / The Independent | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:49:00
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FX Street | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:48:29
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday the government would pause legislation to ratify its Brexit deal with the European Union while the bloc decides whether to offer a delay to Britain's planned Oct. 31 exit.
Reuters | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:46:58
MPs support the PM's bill at first stage, but vote against pushing it through the Commons in three days.
BBC | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:45:44
Boris Johnson has paused the progress of his Brexit deal through the House of Commons after MPs rejected his timetable for passing necessary legislation.
Sky | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:44:00
British PM Boris Johnson's Brexit bill passes first parliamentary hurdle amid looming October 31 EU divorce date.
Al Jazeera | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:43:08
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's deal for Britain's exit from the European Union has cleared its first hurdle in Parliament, after a majority of lawmakers voted to back the pact in principle.
CNN | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:42:50
British lawmakers rejected the government's proposed timetable for passing legislation to ratify its Brexit deal on Tuesday, leaving Prime Minister Boris Johnson's vow to leave the European Union by the end of the month in doubt.
Reuters | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:39:08
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FX Street | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:34:13
MPs thought three days was not enough time to scrutinize the bill, which runs to more than 100 pages.
Emilio Casalicchio / Politico | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:34:12
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FX Street | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:32:49
Commons refuses to accept tight timetable for EU exit blueprint to meet Halloween deadline
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:32:00
The British parliament backed Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal in an important legislative stage on Tuesday, but was still to vote on his extremely tight timetable for carrying it through the rest of the necessary stages to become law.
Reuters | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:23:58
British MPs on Tuesday gave their initial approval to a law implementing Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal, but could still derail his attempts to get the agreement passed in time to leave the EU on October 31.
IBTimes | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:21:38
Boris Johnson has gone further than Theresa May ever did in delivering Brexit.
Emilio Casalicchio / Politico | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:17:46
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FX Street | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:15:45
Moment of triumph for prime minister - seven months after Theresa May's deal was thrown out for final time
Rob Merrick / The Independent | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:15:00
British justice minister Robert Buckland said on Tuesday the government would bring forward a change to Brexit legislation to allow parliament a say on the merits of an extension to the transition period after exit.
Reuters | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:09:55
Survey finds majority of factory owners have cut investment, as insolvencies hit six-year high Latest Brexit news - live updates A wave of corporate insolvencies, company profit warnings and a gloomy forecast of manufacturing investment over the next year has sparked concerns that Brexit uncertainty will weigh on the UK ...
Phillip Inman / Guardian | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:03:16
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FX Street | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:54:35
The legislation covers the £33bn divorce bill, EU citizens' rights and N Ireland
FT | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:43:37
Sterling has moved in greater than 1% range over previous eight trading days
FT | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:41:13
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FX Street | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:40:55
Clarity on Brexit could open the way for Northern Ireland's feuding parties to engage in detailed talks aimed at reviving its power-sharing government, the deputy leader of the Irish nationalist Sinn Fein party said on Tuesday.
Reuters | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:25:06
David Crow and guests discuss Standard Chartered chief Bill Winters' 'voluntary' pay...
FT | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:24:29
Mixed earnings reports kept a lid on European stocks, with London's midcap index suffering from doubts over whether British lawmakers will back the government's Brexit bill on Tuesday.
Reuters | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:16:43
Johnson had agreed what he termed as a "great new deal" with the EU last week, which gets rid of the controversial Irish backstop seen as a threat by Brexiteers.
PTI / Financial Express | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:07:19
Critics call for chancellor to publish economic impact of EU withdrawal legislation
FT | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:01:28
CNN | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:52:59
Phoebe Southworth / Telegraph | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:45:45
London's FTSE 100 was lifted by export-focused stocks on Tuesday as uncertainty over whether British lawmakers would support the government's Brexit deal took its toll on the pound.
Reuters | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:12:47
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson threatened Tuesday to abandon ratifying his Brexit deal and instead seek an early election if MPs defy his timetable to get the agreement passed in time to leave the EU on October 31.
IBTimes | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 15:49:09
Yesterday the UK Speaker of the House, John Bercow, blocked a vote on the Brexit deal agreed upon by negotiators for the UK and EU last week. The deal would enable Great Britain to break with Brussels at the end of this month. If the deal fails to garner sufficient ...
CNN | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 15:47:39
Seeking Alpha | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 15:44:10
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FX Street | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 15:36:47
Stocks on world markets eked out small gains on Tuesday after some upbeat corporate results and talk of progress in China-U.S. trade talks, while sterling weakened as investors awaited further news on Britain's eventual exit from the European Union.
Reuters | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 15:36:21
EU's chief negotiator is widely seen as having done a good job in Brussels
Jon Stone / The Independent | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 15:31:00
Chris Price / Telegraph | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 15:26:05
As Westminster's dark days continue, the humor gets darker.
POLITICO / Politico | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 15:25:05
Should Britain finally leave the European Union on October 31, UK business will continue to face investment uncertainty as the country looks to agree trade deals, notably with the EU. British business groups, companies and trade bodies cautiously welcomed last week's news that Prime Minister Boris Johnson had struck a ...
IBTimes | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 15:17:21
France sees no grounds to extend Britain's Oct. 31 deadline to leave the EU, Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday.
Reuters | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 15:10:54
The European Commission team in charge of negotiating the divorce deal for Britain's withdrawal from the EU will become the "Task Force for Relations with the United Kingdom" and is due to start work on Nov. 16, the Commission said on Tuesday.
Reuters | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 14:35:52
UK Parliament readies to vote on Prime Minister Johnson's plan for EU exit amid looming October 31 Brexit deadline.
Al Jazeera | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 14:34:51
Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces two crucial Brexit votes in parliament on Tuesday that will determine if he can fulfil his "do or die" promise to take Britain out of the European Union next week. As MPs threatened to derail the ratification of his Brexit deal, Johnson warned that defeat ...
IBTimes | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 14:21:39
The European Commission said Tuesday that its Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier will head a new team to guide future relations with Britain after it leaves the EU.
IBTimes | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 14:19:56
Prime Minister Boris Johnson told parliament on Tuesday that if it delayed his Brexit legislation he would abandon his attempt to ratify the deal to leave the European Union and push for an election instead.“I will in no way allow months more of this [delay],” Johnson said ahead of a ...
Reuters / South China Morning Post | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 14:18:40
The European Union will not reopen the Brexit deal it has reached with Britain if lawmakers seek to change it by amending legislation to ratify the agreement, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday. The alternative to approving the deal is to undo Brexit, Johnson said, urging lawmakers to work ...
Times of India | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:59:14
UK banks have already priced in a Brexit resolution, says Citi
FT | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:58:50
Seeking Alpha | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:58:22
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FX Street | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:45:52
Boris Johnson is expected to lose a crucial vote in the House of Commons.
Emilio Casalicchio / Politico | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:43:20
Optimism over a U.S.-China trade deal were tempered Tuesday by uncertainty over Brexit and disappointing corporate earnings from McDonald's. The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened 13 points lower at 26,814. The S&P 500 was up 3 points at 3,009 and the Nasdaq Composite added 20 points at 8,182.
IBTimes | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:42:48
The European Union will not reopen the Brexit deal it has reached with Britain if lawmakers seek to change it by amending legislation to ratify the agreement, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday.
Reuters | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:41:11
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday he would end an attempt to win parliamentary approval for his Brexit legislation and instead press for an election if lawmakers reject his timetable.
Reuters | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:40:44
The pound slipped Tuesday awaiting key votes on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's EU withdrawal bill, but analysts said its downside was capped by broad optimism that a no-deal Brexit will be avoided. Global stock markets meanwhile rose on growing expectations that China and the United States will sign a partial ...
IBTimes | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:38:10
The Greek crisis, the refugee crisis and Brexit were some of the major challenges that the European Commission has had to deal with, outgoing European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Tuesday, in his final speech to the European Parliament plenary in Strasbourg.
Kathimerini | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:36:52
Boris Johnson threatens to axe Brexit deal and demand election if MPs refuse to ram it through Commons in three days
Extraordinary threat raises the stakes for the vote later today on controversial fast-track timetable
Rob Merrick / The Independent | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:34:00
In an interview, former Tory Party rising star Rory Stewart discusses his views on Brexit, the decline of British politics, his aim of becoming London's next mayor and why he believes that politics would be healthier if it were a bit more boring.
Spiegel | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:32:35
The prime minister has told MPs that he will pull his Brexit bill and move to hold an early general election if he loses a key vote later.
Sky | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:16:00
Britain's government will drop its attempt to get approval for its Brexit legislation and will instead press for a new election before Christmas if lawmakers vote against its timetable on Tuesday, a Downing Street source said.
Reuters | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:14:57
Britain's government will drop its attempt to get approval for Brexit legislation if lawmakers vote against the timetable to pass it on Tuesday, and will instead press for a new election before Christmas, a source was quoted by the BBC as saying.
Reuters | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:04:01
We're in the Brexit endgame -- or so Boris Johnson hopes.
CNN | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:02:54
Pressures build over the futures of Northern Ireland and Scotland
FT | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:00:49
Boris Johnson news - live: Brexit bill 'paused' after MPs vote for it but kill off plan for Halloween exit
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Adam Forrest, Benjamin Kentish / The Independent | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:00:00
No 10 will push for an election if MPs rule out passing the bill in three days and the EU grants a Brexit delay.
BBC | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 12:56:02
Britain can begin to heal and unite if lawmakers pass legislation to ratify the government's Brexit deal with the European Union, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday.
Reuters | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 12:45:20
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FX Street | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 12:40:32
European shares eked out small gains on Tuesday as talk of progress in China-U.S. trade talks was offset by mixed corporate earnings, while sterling held below $1.30 ahead of another crucial Brexit vote.
Reuters | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 12:35:01
• Brexit may have just been blown wide open
CNN | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 12:33:40
A failure to pass a timetable for getting legislation in place for Britain's departure from the European Union on Oct. 31 increases the risk of the country leaving without an agreement, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's spokesman said on Tuesday.
Reuters | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 12:28:27
At least five MPs put names to amendment that could result in PM pulling EU bill Latest Brexit news - live updates Boris Johnson could see his Brexit legislation amended to require him to negotiate a customs union with the EU, after at least five pro-deal MPs said they would ...
Rowena Mason Deputy political editor / Guardian | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 12:23:38
The French government has abandoned its goal of welcoming 100 million foreign visitors in 2020, blaming the impacts of months of anti-government protests and Britain's looming exit from the EU, the finance ministry said Tuesday. "France still aims to have 100 million foreign tourists... nonetheless the goal has been pushed ...
IBTimes | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 12:15:05
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FX Street | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 12:08:38
Parliament debate on Tuesday is MPs' first opportunity to vote on the principle of the PM's EU withdrawal bill.
Al Jazeera | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 11:57:54
Boris Johnson has urged MPs to back his Withdrawal Agreement Bill, which he wants to get passed in time for Britain to leave the EU with a deal at the end of this month.
Sky | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 11:38:00
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FX Street | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 11:26:52
Brussels' chief negotiator will remain at forefront of talks with London over trade
FT | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 11:16:53
Number of Brits moving to the continent has spiked since Brexit
Jon Stone / The Independent | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 11:13:00
The EU said Tuesday it believes it has done "all in our power" to ensure an orderly Brexit and that a new divorce deal now hangs on the approval of British MPs before any European ratification. Expressing regret that Britain planned to leave the EU on October 31, European Commission ...
IBTimes | Tue, 22 Oct 2019 11:03:26
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Daily Digest / Peak Prosperity | Mon, 21 Oct 2019 16:35:02
I admit I started to tune it out because I got a bit sick of following all the ups and downs. Let me know when it's over!*Boris Johnson has been denied the opportunity to hold a second vote on his Brexit deal in the House of Commons after the Speaker, ...
Atrios / Eschaton | Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:59:00
El analista senior para America Latina de OANDA Alfonso Esparza expone las razones del alza del petróleo en la semana. El optimismo en el mercado de que un Brexit duro no se haga presente y que China y Estados Unidos lleguen a un acuerdo en el mediano plazo ha limitado ...
Alfonso Esparza / OANDA | Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:54:02
Merv loses his nerve.
FT Alphaville | Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:52:58
Washington Post: "As it did on Super Saturday, the British government will try, once again, to hold a 'meaningful vote' on Monday in Parliament on the withdrawal agreement that Johnson successfully negotiated with his European counterparts last week. Britain is scheduled to leave the E.U. on Oct. 31, in just ...
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard | Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:45:39
Rachel Shabi The hope for those who oppose his awful Brexit deal is that the number of supporters will collapse once the legislation comes into contact with reality. The post Johnson Tries to Throw UK Under Bus; Parliament Balks-for Now appeared first on The Nation .
Rachel Shabi / The Nation | Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:40:46