Brexit Negotiations

One in four Brexit voters think they were duped by Leave campaign

A quarter of people who voted for Brexit believe they were duped by the Leave campaign - and a number of them would now vote to Remain, a new poll …

Elections

Bell tolls for Big Ben as four-year silence begins

London landmark Big Ben fell silent for four years in front of a reverential crowd on Monday amid an outcry over the temporary loss of a cherished …

New Year's Day

UK sets out Brexit wish list on goods sold to EU

British goods placed on the market before Brexit should be sold in EU countries under current conditions even after the UK leaves the bloc, the …

Brexit

Theresa May ‘confident’ Brexit talks will move to trade in October

LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May is “confident” Brexit negotiations will move on to the “next phase” of discussing Britain’s future trade …

Brexit

After Barcelona: Brexit will put Brits at more risk of deadly terror attacks

<i>This article first appeared on the Atlantic Council site.</i><p>As the United Kingdom proceeds with negotiations to leave the European Union (EU), it must …

Judiciary

House price growth slows to 1.5% nationwide

House price growth in the UK is expected to slow to 1.5 per cent this year as inflation eats into household incomes, according to the country's …

House Prices

UK again pushes EU to talk post-Brexit trade

The first calls for goods already on the market to be allowed to remain on sale in the UK and EU without additional requirements or restrictions, …

Brexit

House prices: Northants leads Midlands 'mini-boom', says Rightmove

Property website says buyers priced out of London are snapping up cheaper homes across middle of England with good commuting links<p>Asking prices for homes in Northamptonshire have jumped by 9.1% over the past year, the biggest increase in England and Wales, Rightmove said today, as London’s …

Real Estate

The UK's biggest estate agent says Brexit negotiations are 'the biggest risk' to the housing market as growth slows

LONDON — UK house price growth will slow sharply this year after decades of high growth, according to Countrywide, the UK's largest estate agency group.<p>It said growth would slow to 1.5% this year, down from 5% last year, citing Brexit negotiations as "the biggest risk" to the market's …

Economy

UK reopens debate over Brexit talks timetable

The UK government will unveil five position papers on post-Brexit relations this week as it "tries to force the pace of exit talks with the EU," says …

Brexit

These Are the Most Pressing Challenges Facing Europe's Leaders

As summer draws to a close, the European Union will seek to tick off a number of boxes from the top of its to-do list, leveraging its new-found …

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Weaker economy will hit house price growth this year, estate agency warns

Weaker economic conditions will act as a brake on house price growth as inflation eats into household incomes this year, the UK’s biggest estate agent has forescast.<p>Yet by the end of next year prices will have recovered, and will continue to grow into 2019, the report from Countrywide said.<p>The …

Economy

Brexit secretary David Davis to try to seize control of EU negotiation with flurry of papers but City still awaits its moment

The government will this week publish a flurry of new position papers outlining its stance on some of the key issues in the Brexit negotiations, as …

Brexit

UK urges EU to focus on post-Brexit trade deal

Britain’s Brexit minister has urged the EU to shift the focus of Brexit negotiations away from the terms of divorce and onto their future …

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U.K. Retail Sales Growth Slides To Lowest Since 2013

Subdued retail sales growth in July reflected an ongoing deterioration in household finances, linked in turn to low pay, rising prices and concern …

Economy

British public believes transition period necessary for Brexit

Observer/Opinium poll finds nearly half of those asked – 49% – believe there should be no second referendum on departure terms<p>A sizeable majority of the British public believes that the UK’s departure from the European Union should be preceded by “a transition period” according to an …

Brexit

No Holiday Revenge for EU as Brexit Talks Are Delayed

<i>Follow</i> <i>@Brexit for all the latest news, and sign up to our daily Brexit Bulletin newsletter.</i><p>When European Union officials found themselves forced to …

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Brexit negotiations could be delayed for two months as UK hopes for change in German government

• <b>Next stage of Brexit negotiations may not start until December — two months later than planned.</b>• <b><br>Disagreements over divorce proceedings show little sign of progress.</b>• <b><br>UK officials hope for change of heart in new German government.</b>• <b><br>Ministers deny any delay has been agreed.</b><p>LONDON — The next round of …

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UBS: The pound is 'extremely undervalued'

LONDON — The pound is looking "extremely undervalued" against the euro, economists at UBS Wealth Management said.<p>Writing to clients on Wednesday, Dean Turner said that if investors were to look beyond the noise created by Brexit talks they would see that there is value in the UK's downtrodden …

Economy

Pound Climbs Versus Euro as U.K. Retail Sales Better Than Seen

EUR/GBP falls 0.2% to 0.9109, having gained 0.9% in the five days through Wednesday<p>Approaching last meaningful resistance line that stands in the way …

Markets

Growth gloom mounts as High Street suffers

Nervous shoppers are putting the UK on course for more "lacklustre" growth after increased evidence of a High Street squeeze, experts warned today.

Economy

Brexit talks on future UK-EU relationship likely delayed to December - Sky News

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain and the European Union may have to delay talks on their post-Brexit relationship until December as sufficient progress may …

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German foreign minister: UK Brexit position ‘not very realistic’

Sigmar Gabriel, Germany’s foreign minister, said in an interview published Wednesday he was shocked by the U.K.’s lack of strategy in the Brexit …

European News

Evening Standard comment: Good news on jobs but Big Squeeze continues

There's bad news and good news in today's figures from the Office for National Statistics. The bad is that the big squeeze on households is getting …

Economy

Steve Bell on the UK's Brexit negotiations – cartoon

A hassle-free solution to Brexit negotiations

The equivalence regime could solve the problem of trade between the European Union and the UK<p>For London’s financial sector, one central question for …

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Sterling drops to new low against euro

Sterling has fallen to its lowest level in 10 months against the euro and is soon expected to reach level parity.<p>The pound dropped 0.13 percent against the euro to 91.02 cents. Sterling also slipped against the dollar, dropping more than a cent to $1.2860.<p>Weak inflation data and worries over …

Economy

Sterling slides as inflation data fail to provide support

Sterling approached its weakest level against the euro in 10 months on Tuesday and fell against the dollar, as the latest snapshot of UK inflation …

Economy

UK hopes not to pay for interim customs deal, Davis says

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain should not have to pay to have a customs union during an interim period after leaving the European Union, Brexit Secretary …

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EU: UK position papers ‘positive step’ in Brexit negotiations

The European Commission has said the UK’s position papers on citizens’ rights and a financial settlement are “a positive step” in Brexit …

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