Brexit: PM urged to speed up no-deal Brexit plans

Brexit: PM urged to speed up no-deal Brexit plans

Image copyright PA Theresa May must prepare to exit the EU with no deal to have “real leverage” in Brexit negotiations, a letter from 60 politicians and business figures says. The prime minister should also reserve the right to “take with it the £39bn it has offered to pay as part of a divorce settlement”, […]

Brexit: Marchers demand final Brexit deal vote

Brexit: Marchers demand final Brexit deal vote

Image caption The rally began in Pall Mall, central London, before moving to Parliament Square Campaigners have marched through central London to demand a final vote on any UK exit deal. Thousands of people joined the march to Parliament, on the second anniversary of the UK voting to leave the EU. The organisers, People’s Vote, […]

Brexit: March planned as Fox says PM not bluffing on no deal

Brexit: March planned as Fox says PM not bluffing on no deal

Image copyright EPA Image caption Anti-Brexit campaigners are preparing to march to Parliament Square Senior Cabinet ministers have insisted the UK is prepared to walk away from Brexit talks without a deal, on the second anniversary of the referendum. Liam Fox said Theresa May was “not bluffing” over her threat to quit negotiations, while Boris […]

Brexit: Campaigners to demand new vote in London march

Brexit: Campaigners to demand new vote in London march

Image copyright EPA Image caption Anti-Brexit campaigners are a regular sight outside Parliament Anti-Brexit campaigners who want the public to have the final say on the UK’s departure will take to the streets later to argue it is “not a done deal”. The London march comes on the two year anniversary of the 2016 vote […]

Momentum chief Jon Lansman’s ‘run on pound’ fear

Momentum chief Jon Lansman’s ‘run on pound’ fear

A future Labour government should prepare for resistance from global corporations and could face a run on the pound, Momentum’s founder says. Jon Lansman, who heads the Jeremy Corbyn support movement, said global elites would resist the “significant transformation” planned by Labour. And he said he hoped that it would not lead to the devaluation […]

BMW joins Airbus in Brexit warning

BMW joins Airbus in Brexit warning

Image copyright Getty Images The car giant BMW has followed plane maker Airbus in warning of the adverse consequences of Brexit. BMW UK boss Ian Robertson says clarity is needed by the end of the summer. BMW makes the Mini and Rolls Royce and employs about 8,000 people in the UK. Earlier, Airbus, which employs […]

Chris Grayling ‘running scared’ over Northern summit cancellation

Chris Grayling ‘running scared’ over Northern summit cancellation

Image copyright Northern Image caption Northern passengers have faced disruption for a number of weeks Union officials have accused Transport Secretary Chris Grayling of “running scared” after he pulled out of a conference on transport in the North. Mr Grayling was due to speak at the summit in Manchester on Monday but will now take […]

No-deal Brexit plans discussed at British Irish Council

No-deal Brexit plans discussed at British Irish Council

Image copyright VFKA Image caption Guernsey is hosting the summit Ireland is to step up preparations for a no-deal Brexit, the country’s prime minister (taoiseach) has said. Leo Varadkar was speaking at a meeting of the British Irish Council in Guernsey on Friday. Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley and the first ministers of Scotland and […]

Holyrood ‘won’t approve any Brexit bills’

Holyrood ‘won’t approve any Brexit bills’

Image caption Nicola Sturgeon and David Lidington (right) held talks in Guernsey on Friday Holyrood will not give consent to any further Brexit legislation until the “broken” devolution system is fixed, Scotland’s Brexit Minister has said. Michael Russell said the Scottish government no longer trusted UK ministers after they pushed through the Brexit bill last […]

Airbus warns no-deal Brexit could see it leave UK

Airbus warns no-deal Brexit could see it leave UK

Image copyright AFP Contributor/Getty Images Airbus has warned it could leave the UK if the country exits the European Union single market and customs union without a transition deal. The European planemaker said the warning was not part of “project fear, but its “dawning reality”. Airbus employs about 14,000 people at 25 different sites in […]

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