EU Referendum

Government's 100,000 net migration cap 'not policy', Migration Advisory Committee chair says

A landmark report from the Migration Advisory Committee paints one of the most comprehensive pictures yet of migrants in the UK.<p>The Conservatives' …

Labor Economics

Donald Tusk gives EU ministers THREE problems to solve or see Brexit talks COLLAPSE

In a stern warning to EU members, the President of the European Council urged leaders to rise to the challenge or risk being hit with the damage of a …

Donald Tusk

EU 'ready to improve' Brexit proposal

The European Union has said it is ready to address key British concerns over Northern Ireland. Meanwhile, UK Prime Minister Theresa May wrote in a …

Brexit

London mayor calls for second Brexit referendum

In a departure from his party leader, Labour’s London mayor Sadiq Khan has called for another vote on Britain’s European Union membership, saying the …

European Union

Jaguar Land Rover amps up its Brexit scaremongering by cutting down Birmingham factory worker hours to just three days a week

JAGUAR Land Rover has axed its Castle Bromwich car plant worker hours to just three days a week until Christmas.<p>The car maker blamed the decision on …

Automotive Industry

Keir Starmer clashed with Corbyn on Brexit 'to brink of resignation'

Keir Starmer, the shadow Brexit secretary, was pushed to the brink of resignation early this year after Jeremy Corbyn and his allies tried to kick his customs union plan into the long grass, senior Labour sources have told the Guardian.<p>Labour’s Brexit policy has evolved over the past 18 months …

Northern Ireland

‘Dirty Harry’ Theresa May has to take the final shot: a Chequers-Lite deal

High on a hill stands a lonely British PM. Theresa May’s visit this week to the Sound of Music territory of Salzburg represents her opportunity to …

Opinion (UK)

Second Brexit vote campaign faces race against time

BRIGHTON (UNITED KINGDOM) (AFP) -<p>Calls for a second referendum on Brexit are mounting as Britain approaches the last six months before leaving the EU -- but the sands of time could be running out for diehard Remainers.<p>London Mayor Sadiq Khan this week became the latest big name to call for a vote, …

Tony Blair

Rightwing thinktanks unveil radical plan for US-UK Brexit trade deal

A radical blueprint for a free trade deal between the UK and the US that would see the NHS opened to foreign competition, a bonfire of consumer and environmental regulations and freedom of movement between the two countries for workers, is to be launched by prominent Brexiters.<p>The blueprint will be …

Foreign Policy

Portrait of the future at Tate: Steve McQueen plans to photograph every seven-year-old in London

The Oscar-winning artist Steve McQueen is shifting his gaze from Hollywood to London’s primary schools, launching an ambitious project which involves …

Steve McQueen

Exiles on Truth Street: From The Province Of The Cat

If you look, you will see. Observation is, after all, the basis for all the arts and sciences. When I look across the Pentland Firth I see two oceans …

EU Referendum

Theresa May set to warn EU leaders there will be NO Brexit deal unless the Irish Sea border demands are dumped — but speech will be cut short

THERESA May will today warn other EU leaders there will be No Deal on Brexit unless the Irish Sea border demands are dumped.<p>But the PM will get just …

Brexit

BMW to shut UK Mini factory for one month immediately after Brexit amid 'no-deal' fears

BMW has said it will temporarily halt production at its British Mini plant immediately after Brexit day as part of contingency plans for a “no-deal” …

Brexit

Don't feel sorry for the Lib Dems – let's not forget they are the true architects of Brexit

This week the fashion world descended on the UK’s capital for London Fashion Week. As models strutted down the runway while Anna Wintour watched from …

Opinion (UK)

European Union shows cracks in its united Brexit front as Eastern member states call for 'inclusive approach'

CRACKS have begun to open up in the EU’s united Brexit front over defence cooperation, trade, and Ireland as talks enter the crunch final …

Brexit

BMW schedules annual UK factory shutdown to coincide with Brexit date

BMW has moved forward the annual shutdown of its Mini plant in Oxford to coincide with the UK's EU withdrawal date. The German carmaker said it hoped …

Brexit

Brexit and the Path to a Deal: Here’s What to Expect in Salzburg

<i>Follow</i> <i>@Brexit on Twitter, join our Facebook group and sign up to our Brexit Bulletin.</i><p>European leaders meet Wednesday in Salzburg at the first of …

Conservative Party

Romania's top court approves marriage referendum

Romania’s top court on Sept. 17, 2018, approved a referendum on whether to amend the country’s constitution to define marriage as between a man and a …

Romania

Sir Vince Cable speech: 'Boris is a danger, I feel sorry for May and Jeremy Corbyn must fight Brexit or go'

Sir Vince Cable staunchly stood by his view that Britain is better off in the European Union and took aim at Brexiteers in a wide-ranging speech to …

Brexit

Ukip did not break donation rules, watchdog finds

Polling conducted in constituencies and on Eurosceptic issues of “potential strategic significance” to Ukip did not breach UK donation rules, an investigation has found.<p>The Electoral Commission said the research could have benefited the party but did not conclude it was done to help Ukip or that …

Polling

Ministers accuses Brussels of ruining PM's Brexit appeal by restarting a customs bill row and asking for £2.5bn extra over Chinese fraud

BRUSSELS was accused of trying to ruin Theresa May’s Brexit appeal to EU leaders today by reigniting a customs bill row.<p>The EU Commission are …

Brexit

Irish race horses face Brexit headwinds

A golden age for horse breeders in Ireland might be coming to an end. Ireland's thoroughbred horses are in demand in Britain. But Brexit threatens …

Brexit

Brexit leads businesses to pick Dublin ahead of London, says property developer

Many businesses are choosing to expand in Dublin rather than London ahead of Brexit, Irish property developer Green Reit said on Tuesday.<p>The firm …

Brexit

DW Business – Europe & Asia

Trump slaps more tariffs on Chinese goods - Brexit raises fears for Irish horse breeders - Vietnam aims to build cars as its economy booms

Brexit

There is just one chance to rescue Britain from the EU — so we better get it right because 'no plan is temporary'

I’M appalled by the Government’s latest Chequers blunder.<p>Ministers Michael Gove and Kit Malthouse have suggested a Chequers-based deal could be …

Brexit

National Police Chief's boss warns a No Deal Brexit would cripple crime fighting as systems would be 'slow and more bureaucratic'

NO DEAL Brexit would cripple crime fighting leaving the public at risk, a top cop warned last night.<p>National Police Chiefs’ Council boss Sara …

Brexit

What is the EU Withdrawal Bill? We look at the key Brexit legislation

THE EU Withdrawal Bill has passed through Parliament after months of fierce debate.<p>Here's everything you need to know about the flagship legislation …

Brexit

'Stop saying "Stop Brexit"!' demands Gina Miller, noted campaigner against Brexit

Noted anti-Brexit campaigner Gina Miller has demanded people stop using the phrase "stop Brexit ".<p>The second EU referendum backer also trashed the …

UK Politics

‘Indifferent’ Brexiteers will pick apart the Union, Nick Clegg predicts

Brexit is “remorselessly unpicking” the Union, former deputy prime minister Nick Clegg has warned in a scathing attack on Brexiteers who he accused …

Scottish Politics

IMF: No-deal Brexit would have ‘substantial costs’ for UK economy

LONDON — The range of issues left to solve to secure a smooth Brexit is “daunting,” which makes a Brexit deal with a transition period crucial to …

UK Economy