Boris Johnson's crushing election victory leaves opposition in disarray but the union in doubt
FT | Fri, 27 Dec 2019 22:00:26
Ursula von der Leyen says she is "very worried" about the PM's December 2020 deadline.
BBC | Fri, 27 Dec 2019 19:10:51
The United Kingdom has avoided the disaster of Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn's radical socialism, but remains on track for a long grind through and after the post-Brexit transition period. Negotiating a new trade relationship with the European Union - not to mention the wider world - will take years.
Willem H. Buiter / Project Syndicate | Fri, 27 Dec 2019 18:03:23
The president of the European Commission on Friday questioned the feasibility of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's deadline for working out a trade deal with the European Union. Britain leaves the EU Jan. 31 but will remain in the customs union and single market to allow for a transition period. ...
IBTimes | Fri, 27 Dec 2019 17:12:47
'On both sides, we should seriously consider whether the negotiations are feasible in such a short time,' says Ursula von der Leyen
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent | Fri, 27 Dec 2019 14:39:00
The European Union and Britain will struggle to seal an agreement on trade and other aspects of their future ties after Brexit next year and should consider extending the negotiations beyond 2020, a top EU official said in an interview published on Friday.The UK is set to leave the EU ...
Associated Press / South China Morning Post | Fri, 27 Dec 2019 13:00:29
European stock markets advanced on Friday following the festive break and a mixed showing across Asia. The pound gained against the dollar and euro, as European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen expressed "serious concern" on whether the bloc can conclude a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain by the end ...
IBTimes | Fri, 27 Dec 2019 11:32:02