Paul Chown

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Customs union for goods, not services is only way to solve Brexit headaches, argues CER boss Charles Grant

The only way to resolve the Irish border problem and prevent disruption of manufacturers' supply chains is for the UK to remain in the Single Market …

Great Britain

The Brexit hypocrites: from Farage's EU pension to sellout Corbyn

I’m not sure if there’s a stipulation that Brexiters must be off-the-scale hypocrites, but it’s definitely popular. As those pushing for a Brexit that will almost certainly negatively affect the UK are seen doing things like moving abroad; protecting their assets; lining up to profit from EU …

Great Britain

In any other country this scandal would cause uproar but the BBC and Labour party just prefer to change the subject<p>The first duty of the leaders and citizens of a democracy is to defend its elections from subversion. Yet a country that boasts of giving the world free parliaments feels little …

Donald Trump

The Brexit comic using satire to 'laugh at our leaders'

Illustrator Mike Dicks started The Brexit comic to poke fun at the UK's political leadership as he underwent cancer treatment.<p>When the crowd-funded first edition completely sold out, he realised his satire might sustain him working a short walk from his bed.

Boris Johnson

I Stopped Eating Carbs After 2:30 P.M. And It Changed My Body

Is timing really everything when it comes to eating carbs and staying slim?<p>Two weeks before my wedding I did what many brides have done before me and many will do after: I stopped eating carbohydrates. Now when I say carbs, I really mean grains and starchy foods. Broccoli was okay. Sushi rice? No. …

Nutrition

UK won't be involved in Europe's Galileo satellite navigation program

Among the many projects being shaken up by Brexit is the European Union's Galileo program, a satellite-based navigation system along the lines of the US' GPS. It's scheduled to be operational in 2020 and will be used by citizens, military and governments. Though the UK has already put £1 billion …

European Union

Powerful NHS union backs a second Brexit referendum - here's why in their own words

The Royal College of Midwives today becomes the latest union to back a vote on Theresa May’s final Brexit deal.<p>The body representing thousands of …

Great Britain

Brexit: Jacob Rees-Mogg defends Ireland move by City firm he co-founded ahead of EU withdrawal

Prominent Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg has defended the move by a City firm that he helped to found to establish an investment fund in Ireland ahead of …

Great Britain

Brexit: parts of UK manufacturing 'at risk of extinction', CBI says

Parts of British manufacturing risk becoming extinct unless the government stops talking politics to itself and starts taking action to ensure “real frictionless trade” post-Brexit, the Confederation of British Industry has said.<p>The outgoing president of the CBI claimed the car industry, which …

Great Britain

David Davis leaves Brussels empty handed after meeting Michel Barnier

David Davis returned from Brussels empty-handed on Monday after Michel Barnier rejected major parts of Britain’s ‘backstop’ customs plan to avoid a hard border in Ireland.<p>Mr Davis told the European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator that work needed to speed up on preparing the future UK-EU trading …

United Kingdom

Jaguar Land Rover Prepares for New Era Moving SUV From U.K.

Jaguar Land Rover is moving all production of its Land Rover Discovery SUV to Slovakia from a plant near Birmingham, England, which will be retooled …

Land Rover

Over 100 UK tech leaders back new call for a people’s vote on Brexit

As London Tech Week launches today to talk-up the capital’s prospects, over 100 UK tech founders, directors and investors are calling on the Government to back a meaningful vote “by the people” on the actual terms of Brexit. The tech leaders are signatories to the aims of new tech business group …

Great Britain

Brexit: EU car manufacturers already in talks about rejecting British-made parts, industry leader reveals

Worried EU car manufacturers are already in talks about rejecting British-made parts because of Brexit, an industry leader has revealed.<p>The growing …

United Kingdom

Apple's UK arm highlights risk of post Brexit complexities, filing reveals

Apple has cautioned that its UK operations may be hit by "greater restrictions on imports and exports" as a result of Brexit negotiations, according to its UK financial results.<p>A note from the Apple UK board in a Companies House filing advised that there could be "increased regulatory complexities" …

Profit

European leaders are warning businesses on the continent not to use British parts in their goods after Brexit

EUROPEAN leaders are warning businesses on the continent not to use British parts in their goods after Brexit.<p>Manufacturers in the EU have been told …

United Kingdom

No-deal Brexit could cost businesses 20 billion pounds a year, tax official says 

LONDON (Reuters) - Companies face an extra 20 billion pounds ($27 billion) a year in costs to comply with the customs arrangement if there is a no-deal Brexit, Britain’s most senior tax official said on Tuesday.<p>An anti-Brexit protester carries flags opposite the Houses of Parliament in London, …

Northern Ireland

Brexit: Pro-EU Labour MPs dismiss Jeremy Corbyn's latest move as 'nowhere near enough'

Jeremy Corbyn’s latest attempt to unite his party over Brexit has been dismissed by MPs as “nowhere near enough”, as rebels accused him of having …

United Kingdom

U.K. Banks Face Brexit Blow in France’s Tilt at MiFID Rules

<i>Follow</i> <i>@Brexit on Twitter, join our Facebook group and sign up to our daily Brexit Bulletin.</i><p>France is proposing a rule change that would make life a …

European Union

Government could lose out on billions of lost tax because Brexit has delayed key HMRC projects

The government is to lose out on billions of pounds worth of tax generated by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) projects that have been put on hold while …

Philip Hammond

Plan for a 'customs partnership' with the EU is quietly dropped following opposition from Cabinet Brexiteers

• <b>Plans for a ‘customs partnership’ with the EU have been quietly dropped</b>• <b><br>Theresa May set up a Cabinet group last month to revive the option</b>• <b><br>But sources</b> …

United Kingdom

Government slammed for "shameful" one day debate on key Brexit bill

The government has been slammed for scheduling less than a day to debate and vote on all the amendments to the EU Withdrawal Bill.<p>A leaked letter …

United Kingdom

Clarity on Brexit plan now urgent, business bosses tell Theresa May

Business chiefs have warned Theresa May that they urgently needed clarity on the government’s plans for Brexit to help them prepare their companies after the UK leaves the European Union in just 10 months.<p>After a meeting of the prime minister’s business advisory council at No 10, which included …

Great Britain

Jeremy Corbyn told to back new Brexit referendum by 18 London Labour MPs

Jeremy Corbyn is facing further pressure to his position on Brexit after 18 more Labour MPs signed a letter calling for a second referendum.<p>The group …

United Kingdom

Brexit Nightmare: 17-Mile Traffic Jams at the Dover Border

DOVER, England — Trucks rumble nonstop through Britain’s busiest ferry port, one every few minutes, some headed for France, others arriving here in Dover, where they trundle along an elevated roadway that scales the town’s striking white cliffs.<p>But a cloud is hanging over the ceaseless flow of …

Great Britain

Liam Fox Blasts Trump's 'Protectionism' Over Steel - But Still Expects Good Deal With US Post-Brexit

'Patently absurd,' says Brexiteer Minister.<p>Liam Fox has condemned Donald Trump’s steel and aluminium tariffs as “patently absurd” but has insisted …

United Kingdom

'Brexit is a disaster' – experts debate the latest economic data

<b>David Blanchflower</b><p><b>P</b><b>rofessor of economics at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, US, and member of the MPC from June 2006 to May 2009</b><p>The Office for National Statistics has now confirmed that GDP growth in the UK in the first quarter of 2018 was 0.1%. We have comparable data for 19 other EU countries, …

Economics

Brexit: British voters took benefits of EU citizenship for granted, Luxembourg prime minister says

British voters took the benefits of EU citizenship for granted when they backed Brexit, the prime minister of Luxembourg has said.<p>In a speech at the …

United Kingdom

Boris Johnson's dad Stanley thinks we should have a second Brexit vote because of Russian interferance

Boris Johnson's dad Stanley has suggested there should be a second Brexit vote because of Russian interference.<p>The I'm A Celebrity contestant told …

United Kingdom

Tory Brexit campaign chairman Lord Lawson 'has applied for French residency'

Vote Leave chairman Lord Lawson has been branded a ‘hypocrite’ after reportedly applying for French residency.<p>The Tory peer and former Chancellor, …

United Kingdom

Anger among Brits in France after Brexit champion Lord Lawson applies for residency

The news that Lord Lawson, a long-time British immigrant in France and leading Brexit campaigner has applied for a carte de séjour residency permit …

United Kingdom