Sterling surges against the dollar but UK shares slip to a two per cent loss after British Prime Minister Theresa May calls a snap general election to strengthen her hand in Brexit negotiations. David Pollard 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.
Gibraltar has accused Spain of manipulating the EU for its own political interests as Brexit negotiations begin. Saskia O’Donoghue reports Continue reading
UK Prime Minister Theresa May speaks in the House of Commons to file formal Brexit divorce papers, pitching the United Kingdom into the unknown and triggering years of uncertain negotiations that will test the endurance of the European Union. Continue reading
The countdown to Article 50 being triggered begins and Londoners feel sad about the prospect of Brexit.
With a day to go before UK prime minister Theresa May triggers Article 50 to start separation talks with the EU, the Bank of England is warning UK banks to prepare themselves in case of a disorderly Brexit. But, as Ivor Bennett reports, the eve of Brexit also attracts a vote of confidence from Qatar as its sovereign wealth fund pledges over $6 billion in investment in Britain. Continue reading
British PM May confirms Britain will trigger EU exit proceedings on March 29.
Sterling has slipped to an eight week low against the dollar, as some investors turned nervous over a second Scottish independence referendum and the triggering of Brexit negotiations. But, as David Pollard reports, the Fed – and an expected U.S. rate rise – remained the main focus, with worries over elections in France and the Netherlands appearing to recede. Continue reading
MPs are expected to reject Lords’ amendments to the Brexit bill as they debate it for a second time, paving the way for Prime Minister Theresa May to trigger Article 50 as early as Tuesday. Continue reading
Brexit timetable unlikely to be hindered by Supreme Court ruling the government must seek parliamentary approval – analyst