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
A look at the political career of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, trailing in the opinion polls as Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May calls for an early election.
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
As British Prime Minister Theresa May announces March 29 as the day she will trigger Article 50, officially kick-starting the process for the UK to leave the European Union, EU nationals living in Britain are seriously worried about their future status as they grapple with complex British residency rules – which often results in rejection.
Britain’s former finance minister George Osborne says he’s thrilled to be appointed as the new editor of London’s Evening Standard newspaper.
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
UK Parliament passes vote of no confidence in English FA, says they must be open to reform
The following is a message from the UK Prime Minister regarding Brexit.
Britain will leave the European Union single market, Prime Minister Theresa May announces, warning that no deal is better than a bad deal with the EU.
Sterling skids to its lowest levels – bar a “flash crash” in October – in 32 years on Monday, hit by fears that Prime Minister Theresa May will say on Tuesday that Britain is set for a “hard” Brexit out of the EU and its single market.