Brexit Negotiations

Sterling may be on the rise, but the rollercoaster has a long way to go


UK Polling Report

There are two polls on holding a second referendum in today’s papers.<p>YouGov in the Times found 36% of people in favour of a second referendum once …


UK's May plans Cabinet changes as Brexit enters new phase

British Prime Minister Theresa May will shuffle her Cabinet as she tries to bolster her authority ahead of a crucial new phase in Brexit negotiations.<p>…


Fintech leads the way as investment in UK tech firms doubles in 2017

15 minutes ago | 46 views | 0<p>As Brexit negotiations grind on, London's fintech sector remains a hotbed of investment activity, capturing the lion's …


Spain 'winning Brexit battle’ over Gibraltar after securing EU veto, official boasts

Last year Spain secured a veto right over any decision made in Brexit negotiations regarding Gibraltar.<p>A guideline document agreed between the bloc …


The IMF has downgraded UK growth expectations, saying Brexit creates a "key uncertainty"

The IMF has downgraded expectations for UK GDP growth this year, saying developments in Brexit negotiations remaining a "key uncertainty" for the …


Press release: PM call with President Trump: 19 December 2017

A Downing Street spokesperson said:The Prime Minister called President Trump earlier this afternoon. She began by offering her condolences over the …


CITI: The UK only has two options left in Brexit negotiations

• <b>Investment bank Citi says the government only really has two options left in Brexit negotiations.</b>• <b><br>The first is full membership of the single market, the second is a hard Brexit which would have potentially disastrous consequences.</b><p>LONDON — Brexit negotiations are becoming "ever more binary", …


EU Council President Tusk: Finishing Brexit negotiations with Britain on time will be dramatically difficult

BRUSSELS – EU Council President Tusk: Finishing Brexit negotiations with Britain on time will be "dramatically difficult"


EU Agrees to Move Forward to Next Phase of Brexit

European Union leaders will allow Brexit negotiations to move onto the next phase regarding trade as they agreed that the U.K. has offered enough on …


EU Council President Tusk: Finishing Brexit negotiations with Britain on time will be "dramatically difficult"

BRUSSELS (AP) — EU Council President Tusk: Finishing Brexit negotiations with Britain on time will be "dramatically difficult"


EU leaders agree to second stage of Brexit talks

For once, some Brexit news which Theresa May can put under the Christmas tree. European leaders have given the green light for the Brexit …

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EU leaders expected to give green light to second phase of Brexit talks

EU leaders are expected to formally agree that sufficient progress has been made in the first phase of Brexit negotiations to move the talks on.<p>The European Commission said it is prepared to start discussing the framework of a future relationship between the EU and UK - particularly with regards to …


European Union leaders give final clearance for Brexit negotiations with Britain to enter second phase involving trade

BRUSSELS – European Union leaders give final clearance for Brexit negotiations with Britain to enter second phase involving trade.


HSBC says BOE Looking for 'Air Cover' to Increase Rates

HSBC's Global Head of Fixed Income Research Steven Major discusses the BOE's outlook on future rate hikes, and the impact of Brexit negotiations. He …


European Council (Art. 50) guidelines for Brexit negotiations, 15 December 2017

Your request will be handled by the Press Office of the General Secretariat of the Council in accordance with the provisions of Regulation (EC) No …


Brexit bounce: Conservatives lead Labour in a poll for first time since June

• <b>Conservatives lead Labour in a poll for first time since June, YouGov finds.</b>• <b><br>Theresa May increases poll lead over Jeremy Corbyn after striking Brexit deal last week.</b>• <b><br>However, public still believes Brexit negotiations are going badly.</b><p>LONDON — The Conservatives lead Labour in an opinion poll for the …


BCC's Marshall on U.K. Economy, Brexit Negotiations

Adam Marshall, director general of the British Chambers of Commerce, discusses his outlook for the U.K. economy, Brexit negotiations and the top …


The sooner clarity is provided in Brexit negotiations, the better

The deal struck on Britain’s exit from the European Union last week is a much-needed first step in what were always going to be long and complex …


Phase one of Brexit negotiations 'successful' but uncertainties remain for phase two

The Education Minister said the Brexit deal reached yesterday will protect Irish interests even if things go wrong in phase two.<p>The agreement means …


S&P - UK credit rating not immediately affected by EU talks deal

LONDON (Reuters) - Standard and Poor's said on Friday its credit rating for the United Kingdom was not immediately affected by the latest agreement …


U.K., EU Strike Deal to Unlock Brexit Negotiations

EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May speak to reporters about reaching a deal with the U.K. government on …


Sterling rises slightly on Brexit breakthrough

The pound rose slightly against the dollar this morning after the European Commission said enough progress had been made in Brexit negotiations with …

News (Ireland)

EU sets new Sunday deadline for Brexit negotiations

The EU has set a new deadline. And now, with the clock ticking down to Sunday, there are frantic efforts behind the scenes to agree a form of words …

UK and EU Reach Agreement on the First Phase of Brexit Negotiations

Following months of, at times, protracted negotiations, the UK and European Union (EU) negotiating teams have published the text of an agreement on …


‘This really is a shambles’: May v Corbyn at PMQs - video highlights

Jeremy Corbyn has accused the government of presiding over ‘a shambles’ in the Brexit negotiations, using a noisy prime minister’s questions in the wake of abortive talks in Brussels to charge Theresa May with having no answers on a future deal.<p>May – who faced regular mocking laughter from the …

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No Brexit deal will "deeply damage" UK, Lords report warns

The damning report said it is "difficult, if not impossible, to envisage a worse outcome for the UK" than a no-deal scenario.<p>The EU Committee went on …


No Brexit deal will 'deeply damage' UK: Lords

The House of Lords has said that a no-deal Brexit would 'deeply damage' the UK, impacting not only the economy, but also aviation, counter terrorism …


Sir Vince Cable was on Daily Politics - here's what happened

<b>Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable took a break from the Commons on Tuesday to join Jo Coburn on the BBC's Daily Politics.</b><p>And there was much for the returning MP to discuss.<p>His reaction to the fallout from Tuesday's Brexit negotiations - which saw a deal on the Irish border seemingly collapse …


Theresa May claims she’s made ‘good progress’ in Brexit negotiations

<b>Theresa May claims she has made good progress in Brexit negotiations.</b><p>During PMQs, the prime minister insisted that progress had been made during …