British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday Brexit negotiators had made “good progress” toward agreeing the rights of expatriate citizens and that she was committed to encouraging Europeans to stay in Britain. Continue reading
WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 18, 2017) (IMF TV) – Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Monday (September 18) that Brexit is likely to hurt Britain’s growth prospects in the short term and push up inflation as the country adjusts to life outside the European Union. Continue reading
Britain’s parliament backs legislation to sever ties with the European Union, a reprieve for Prime Minister Theresa May who now faces demands by lawmakers for concessions before it becomes law. Graham Mackay reports. Continue reading
LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (SEPTEMBER 5, 2017) (REUTERS) – Brexit could be reversed if economic pain prompts a change in public opinion that brings a new generation of political leaders to power in Britain, former Conservative minister Michael Heseltine said.
SHOWS: LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (SEPTEMBER 3, 2017) (BBC ANDREW MARR SHOW) – Britain’s chief Brexit negotiator David Davis said on Sunday (September 3) the European Union had made itself look silly by criticising the British approach to the talks that Brussels said had made little progress. Continue reading
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker stressed on Tuesday that negotiations about a future EU-UK trading relationship after Britain leaves the European Union could only start once divorce issues were resolved. Ciara Lee reports Continue reading
Farmers are warning that the UK government needs to act fast to ensure a supply of seasonal migrant labour after Brexit. Arrivals are already dropping, and they warn farms could move or close down. Lucy Fielder reports. Continue reading
British and European Union envoys on Monday began a first round of negotiations on Britain’s divorce from the EU with both sides saying it was high time to tackle details, though feuding within the London cabinet over Brexit terms may trouble the process. Kate King reports. Continue reading
EU leaders meet for the first time since British Prime Minister Theresa May formally triggered a two-year countdown to Brexit to finalise divorce guidelines. Pascale Davies reports. Continue reading
Inflation gnaws at the growth in pay of British workers during the three months to February, evidence that households are feeling the strain of rising prices as Brexit negotiations begin.