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Brexit: A Nervous Pound

Investors are getting nervous over the pound's value as UK heads to the Brexit deadline on Oct 31 under a new prime minister, likely to be Boris Johnson....

Brexit: A Nervous Pound

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Don't fret, Trump tells nervous Ireland, Brexit will work out 'very well' Donald Trump, arriving in Ireland for the first time as U.S. president on Wednesday, sought to reassure the country that Britain's exit from the European Union would work out fine for its near neighbor....
23:00, 2019-06-05

Virgil van Dijk: ‘I’m never nervous. If you’re nervous, you limit your quality’ Liverpool’s £75m defender tells Donald McRae about his unshakable manner, his slow rise to the top, that ‘totally crazy’ night against Barcelona and the trauma of a burst appendixIn the dappled shade, away from the glare of the Spanish sun, Virgil van Dijk thinks about words such as tension and nerv...
02:30, 2019-05-25

Brexit turmoil bashes the pound The pound dropped below $1.20 for the first time since early 2017 on Tuesday amid growing uncertainty about the future of Brexit and talk of a third UK general election in four years....
15:30, 2019-09-03

U.K. Pound Falls as May's Brexit Plan Falters The British pound fell against the euro and U.S. dollar as concerns grew that the U.K. has little ability to pass a Brexit plan that would govern its exit from the European Union....
22:45, 2019-05-22

Will Pound Test Lows as Brexit Looms? Will the pound test its record low against the US dollar set in 1985 as UK under the leadership of Boris Johnson stumbles to the Brexit deadline on Oct 31?...
01:00, 2019-08-22

Brexit: Pound Set For Volatile Fall after Calm Summer? UK's next prime minister will lead the country past the Brexit deadline on Oct 31. Options are signaling a volatile fourth quarter for the British pound....
13:15, 2019-07-16

RPT-Investors shun pound as Brexit concerns dominate Daniel Chambers, head of trading at Sequoia Capital Fund Management, has stopped trading the pound in his nearly $200 million systematic currency portfolio over the course of the year because of the Brexit headline risk....
09:30, 2019-09-16

Global Stocks Slip, Pound Falls on Brexit Fears Global stocks were broadly lower amid persistent economic and trade fears, and the British pound fell after Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to suspend Parliament....
15:15, 2019-08-28

Bank of England warns pound set to plunge under No Deal Brexit The Bank of England today slashed its forecasts for economic growth and warned that a no-deal Brexit could trigger a further fall in the value of the pound....
14:15, 2019-08-01

Pound hits two-year low over rising fears of no-deal Brexit The pound fell briefly to its lowest rate against the dollar in two years on Tuesday, as the two remaining Conservative Party leadership candidates appeared to spook the currency by refusing to rule out a no-deal departure from the EU in October....
20:45, 2019-07-16

No-deal Brexit could leave pound at record low - Bank of England A no-deal Brexit will leave Britain worse off, triggering falls in economic output, a rise in inflation and a drop in the pound that could leave sterling at record lows against other currencies, the Bank of England has warned....
15:45, 2019-08-01

British pound slides ahead of Brexit showdown this week The pound dropped Tuesday to its lowest level against the dollar since 1985, excluding a brief “flash crash” in 2016 that may have been caused by technical glitches, as international investors fret over a political showdown over Brexit this week. The British currency fell as low as $1.19, down almos...
03:45, 2019-09-04

Pound-euro parity by mid-2019 if no deal on Brexit, says Argentex A boutique broker renowned for the accuracy of its currency forecasts has warned that a no-deal Brexit could see the pound fall to parity with the euro by the middle of next year....
21:30, 2019-05-21

Pound rises as CBI welcomes 'chink of light' over no-deal Brexit The CBI has welcomed the vote by MPs to try and stop a no-deal Brexit as a "small chink of light for business" but warned that uncertainty would continue to hold back investment....
13:15, 2019-09-05

Pound rallies while CBI welcomes 'chink of light' over no-deal Brexit The pound has enjoyed its best two-day rally in ten months as investors and business groups welcome the vote by MPs to try and stop a no-deal Brexit....
08:00, 2019-09-06

Pound could fall to parity with dollar on hard Brexit concerns Fear of ‘hardline’ Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt could push sterling down to mid-80s levels, says Morgan StanleyThe pound’s fall to a two-year low against the dollar could be the start of a no-deal Brexit inspired wave of selling that would push sterling towards a one-for-one exchange rate against t...
01:30, 2019-07-18

CORRECTED-Pound jumps after Germany's Merkel says Brexit backstop solution possible by Oct. 31 The British pound jumped more than half a cent on Thursday to nearly a one-month high after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said a solution to the Irish border issue could be found before the Oct. 31 deadline for Britain to leave the European Union....
16:30, 2019-08-22

Pound falls to lowest level in three years as Brexit clash looms Sterling has not been weaker since 1985, barring ‘flash crash’ in 2016, with no deal major riskPound plunges below $1.20 as snap election speculation swirls – business liveThe pound has fallen below $1.20 to its weakest level in three years as traders rushed to sell sterling after Boris Johnson’s ul...
21:30, 2019-09-03

Bleak German mood weighs on Europe, Brexit pummels pound Darkening German investor morale and fresh Brexit woes cast a shadow over European markets on Tuesday, with German benchmark bond yields coming under pressure and the pound plunging to six month-lows against the euro....
13:15, 2019-07-16

Pound hits two-year low as City fears of no-deal Brexit intensify Sterling falls by a cent against dollar after Tory leadership candidates’ backstop remarks The pound has fallen to its lowest level in more than two years after pledges by both Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt to ditch a key part of the UK-EU withdrawal agreement intensified City fears over a no-deal B...
22:30, 2019-07-16

39 Billion Pound Divorce Bill Not Due In No-Deal Brexit: Boris Johnson Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday that if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, it will no longer legally owe the 39 billion pound ($47.88 billion) divorce bill agreed by his......
06:00, 2019-08-26

Asia stocks dented by trade war, Brexit showdown paralyzes pound Global stocks dropped on Tuesday, hurt by U.S.-China trade frictions while the British pound fell to its lowest since January 2017 amid political uncertainty as Prime Minister Boris Johnson tried to stymie lawmakers' efforts to stop a no-deal Brexit....
10:30, 2019-09-03

Pound hits three-year low as election threat adds to Brexit jeopardy Sterling sank to a three-year low below $1.20 on Tuesday as Prime Minister Boris Johnson's implicit threat to lawmakers to support him on Brexit or face an election sent investors rushing to dump British assets....
07:15, 2019-09-04

Richard Branson warns the pound will 'collapse to parity' with the dollar in a hard Brexit The U.K. leaving the European Union without a deal on October 31 would cause the pound to reach "parity" with the dollar, Virgin boss Richard Branson has said....
13:45, 2019-07-11

British Pound Hits Multiyear Lows as Brexit Deals Blow to Economy The British pound took a hit Friday, touching multiyear lows against the dollar and euro as the economy showed signs of being hampered by the U.K.’s political standoff with Europe....
01:00, 2019-08-10

Pound falls as UK parliament suspension to curb ability to avert no-deal Brexit The pound fell to a six-day low on Wednesday, holding barely above $1.22 as Britain's Queen Elizabeth gave the nod to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to suspend parliament, leaving lawmakers little time to prevent a no-deal Brexit....
18:30, 2019-08-28

Pound hits 27-month low as no-deal Brexit fears grow - business live Sterling is sliding as UK and Brussels head for fresh clash over the Irish BackstopPound slides as Hunt and Johnson say backstop is deadPound hits 27-month low vs dollar, 6-month low vs euroConservative leadership rivals hurt sterlingWeaker pound will drive up cost of foreign holidaysFull story: EU ...
18:01, 2019-07-16

Shares slide and pound dives as trade war and Brexit fears mount - business live Financial markets are gripped by a nervy selloff as tensions between Beijing and Washington escalate, and fears of a no-deal Brexit riseLatest: The rout continues!Pound hit by no-deal Brexit worriesBeijing: Trade talks can’t continue unless US mends its waysChina condemns US mistakesIntroduction: Ch...
15:01, 2019-05-23

Pound hits four-month low against the euro as no-deal Brexit risks rise - business live Sterling is under pressure after Theresa May announces she’ll resign in June, paving the way for a Brexiteer successorLatest: Sterling slides below €1.13Moody’s: Uncertainty around Brexit is swirlingAnalyst: General election here we comePound volatile as Theresa May announces resignation plan 3.09pm...
16:15, 2019-05-24

Pound-for-pound rankings: Naoya Inoue is coming for the top spot ... fast Naoya Inoue accomplished a few things with his latest KO victory: He stopped a legit opponent, won a bantamweight world title and made a big jump in the pound-for-pound rankings. Who completes the top 10?...
19:45, 2019-05-22

As Stipe Miocic moves into pound-for-pound rankings, who falls out? Stipe Miocic regained the UFC heavyweight title to stake his claim on a spot in the men's top 10. To make room, another champion dropped out of the rankings....
17:15, 2019-08-21

Can anyone bump Jones, Nunes from pound-for-pound No. 1 spots? Jon Jones and Amanda Nunes both saw challengers climb to the top of the mountain to try (but fail) to knock them off. How long can the No. 1 pound-for-pound male and female fighters rule?...
03:00, 2019-07-11

Jon Jones? Khabib Nurmagomedov? The real pound-for-pound No. 1 is ... Khabib Nurmagomedov made a case for himself at UFC 242 as the top fighter in all of MMA. And new strawweight champion Zhang Weili makes her debut in the women's top 10....
22:00, 2019-09-11

Nervous in the Boardroom? VR Training Can Help If you’re trying to protect your job amid the robot takeover, don’t reject tech. Run towards it by strengthening ever-more-important ‘soft skills’ in virtual reality....
19:00, 2019-08-29

What a ‘Direct Listing’ Is, and Why Banks Are Nervous Hot technology startups have traditionally raised the cash they needed to break into the big time through initial public offerings. IPOs became synonymous with instant wealth for company founders and those lucky enough to buy those shiny new shares. But for some of the new generation of tech firms g...
23:00, 2019-06-19

Ex-MI6 chief: UK going through 'political nervous breakdown' Sir John Sawers says Brexit has left country divided and damaged its global reputationThe UK is going through a “political nervous breakdown”, with the Brexit debate stirring anxiety in Whitehall, a former MI6 chief has claimed.Sir John Sawers said the Brexit debate had left the country bitterly div...
17:15, 2019-07-06

Why Chrissy Metz Is "Nervous and Scared" About How This Is Us Ends Chrissy Metz is the keeper of all the This Is Us secrets--and they make her nervous. Metz was on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen and was asked about the season four premiere,......
17:30, 2019-07-23

CC Sabathia's Mound Visit Made Everyone A Little Nervous An uneventful All-Star Game had a few nice moments, none more confusing to everyone involved than when AL manager Alex Cora sent out CC Sabathia to talk to Aroldis Chapman after two batters in the ninth. “I thought he was going to take me out of the game,” Chapman said through a translator. “I looke...
21:45, 2019-07-10

If you're not nervous at a World Cup, you don't care enough to win | Hope Solo The pressure of a major tournament can be difficult to handle – and not a lot of players have the ability to deal with that day in and day outBefore every World Cup game I played in, I felt good during the warm up. I was ready to play and wanted to play. But then we have to go to the locker room and...
13:30, 2019-06-10

During Stock Rally, Nervous Investors Buy Bonds, Too Individuals are on track to purchase a majority of the U.S. government’s newly issued longer-term debt this year for the first time since the Treasury Department began publishing data....
13:30, 2019-07-08

The British Parliament Had a Complete Nervous Breakdown How bad have things gotten in British politics these days? For an answer, look no further than the past 24 hours, when the UK Parliament lost its goddamn mind in front of the world....
18:45, 2019-09-10

Former spy boss says Britain having political nervous breakdown Britain is having a political nervous breakdown and is taking a huge risk as it prepares to leave the European Union after a divisive referendum, a former senior UK intelligence official said on Saturday....
23:15, 2019-07-06

"UK Going Through Political Nervous Breakdown," Says Ex-British Spy Chief Britain is having a political nervous breakdown and is taking a huge risk as it prepares to leave the European Union after a divisive referendum, a former senior UK intelligence official said on......
09:45, 2019-07-07

Nikkei retreats as investors nervous before Trump-Xi meeting Tokyo stocks fell on Friday as investors turned cautious ahead of much awaited talks between U.S. and Chinese leaders on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan, with cyclical shares retreating before the weekend....
11:15, 2019-06-28

What caused Britain’s national nervous breakdown? | Tim Lott Between 2000 and the 2008 financial crash, tech’s brave new world unleashed changes that were meant to make us happierWhen did our country lose grip of its senses? Some will argue that we never had any in the first place, but others find a sharp contrast between the edgy, neurotic, angry, irrational...
12:15, 2019-07-16

At the Scripps National Spelling Bee, Spellers Are Especially Nervous About One Particular Sound (WASHINGTON) — The word that knocked runner-up Naysa Modi out of last year’s Scripps National Spelling Bee was “Bewusstseinslage” — one of those flashy, impossible-sounding German-derived words that make the audience gasp when they are announced. Naysa believes the seem...
02:15, 2019-05-29

Nervous about looming gas price hikes? Electrics are an option. Plug-in electric vehicles can save you money, with much lower fuel costs on average than conventional gasoline vehicles.       ...
21:30, 2019-09-16

Matt Harvey was really nervous for his minor league start The Dark Knight rose for one night. Matt Harvey turned in a strong performance in his first start for the Athletics’ Triple-A Las Vegas affiliate on Saturday. The former Met, who signed a minor league deal with Oakland last week, allowed just two hits and struck out five over four scoreless innings ...
05:15, 2019-08-19

Fox News Poll: Voters are frustrated with government, nervous about economy Many voters are frustrated with how the federal government is working and a growing number are nervous about the economy -- yet ratings of economic conditions remain higher than before President Trump took office, according to the latest Fox News Poll....
04:15, 2019-09-20

Lucy in the Sky review – Natalie Portman orbits a nervous breakdown Noah Hawley’s intriguing film, based on a true story, is about the effects on those who go to space of coming back to Earth’s quotidian realityAstronaut movies about the “classic” era, such as Ron Howard’s Apollo 13 or Damien Chazelle’s First Man, have men in buzzcuts doing the heroism up above whil...
04:15, 2019-09-13

Cooking for vegans makes about half of Americans nervous: study Summer is time to chow down at a good old-fashioned American barbecue, but what about the vegans? A new study examined how the traditional concept of barbecue season accommodates those with meat-free and alternative diets and explored the lengths hosts go to in order to cater to guests with dietary ...
02:45, 2019-06-22

James Ellroy on his nervous breakdown, TV adaptations and plans for future books The demon dog behind LA Confidential, American Tabloid, The Black Dahlia and new thriller This Storm joined us to answer readers’ questions 4.07pm BST Hey peepers and prowlers! The one and only James Ellroy was our Reading group author for May and joined us for a webchat after a month spent reading ...
15:15, 2019-05-28

Retrophin scraps nervous system disorder study, shares dive Retrophin Inc said on Thursday it was discontinuing the late-stage study for its rare neurological disorder treatment after it failed to improve patients' ability to conduct daily activities such as eating and walking, sending shares down 30%....
11:00, 2019-08-23

Nervous about rising gas prices? Electric vehicles can help you avoid the added cost. Plug-in electric vehicles can save you money, with much lower fuel costs on average than conventional gasoline vehicles.       ...
17:00, 2019-09-17

The Trailer: The fracking conversation making swing-state Democrats nervous In this edition: The risks of an anti-fracking litmus test, Elizabeth Warren endorses two "Justice Democrats," and a two-year election in North Carolina comes to an end....
06:15, 2019-09-11

Dominican Republic deaths and alleged attacks making U.S. tourists very nervous At least seven Americans have died in 2019 in the Dominican Republic, with questions being raised about what is going on.       ...
02:30, 2019-06-19

Asia stocks rise as stimulus, policy hopes calm nervous investors Asian stocks rose on Monday as hopes of more stimulus from central banks around the world and steps being taken by major economies such as Germany and China soothed investors' fears of a sharp global economic slump....
03:15, 2019-08-19

Retrophin drug to treat nervous system disorder fails late-stage study Retrophin Inc said on Thursday its treatment for a rare neurological disorder failed to meet the main goal of improving patient's ability to conduct daily activities in a late-stage study....
13:30, 2019-08-22

Keanu Stories: fans share unexpected meetings with 'sweet, quiet, nervous' Reeves Outpouring was sparked by a profile of the actor that declared he was ‘too good for this world’ Hands brushing as he picks up a water bottle. A casual chat about motorbikes at the end of night of bartending. A wink in a Sydney cinema. Fans of Keanu Reeves have been sharing stories of unexpected, fle...
09:01, 2019-06-04

Kendall Jenner Was So Nervous to Meet Brad Pitt She Left Kanye West's Sunday Service Early! Never meet your heroes...or, at least, that's how Kendall Jenner feels. In this exclusive sneak peek from the supermodel's Thursday night appearance on The Tonight Show, the......
07:00, 2019-09-06

Prince Harry recalls 'I was so nervous, I was shaking' at the first Invictus Games Prince Harry sauntered down memory lane on the Sussexroyal Instagram page, recalling the first Invictus Games in 2014 in London on the fifth anniversary.        ...
12:00, 2019-09-11

MLB roundup: Reds pound out 24 hits in win Phillip Ervin went 6-for-6 and the Cincinnati Reds rolled to a 17-9 win against the Colorado Rockies in the second game of the three-game series in Denver on Saturday night....
12:00, 2019-07-14

‘Big boned’ 26-pound cat in search of forever home PHILADELPHIA (WCAU) – Chonk. Jumbo-sized. Genuinely big boned. These are only a few of the terms that were used to describe a humongous cat that’s up for adoption at a Philadelphia animal shelter. The Morris Animal Refuge tweeted photos of BeeJay, a 2-year-old brown and white tabby cat weighin...
04:30, 2019-08-23

Senzel helps Reds pound Cubs 10-2 CHICAGO (AP) — Nick Senzel had three hits, scored four times and cut down a runner at the plate, helping Tanner Roark and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 10-2 on Sunday. Led by Senzel, the top third of Cincinnati’s lineup collected seven of the Reds’ season-high 17 hits. Joey V...
00:00, 2019-05-27

The Fridge is baseball’s 300-pound speed demon “The Freeze,” the masked sprinter who was introduced by the Braves in 2017 to race fans in between innings, has some competition for the most entertaining warning track runner. His name is “The Fridge,” and he’s the newest unconventional ballpark attraction for the Braves’ Triple-A affiliate, the Gw...
03:15, 2019-08-24

1,000-pound birds once roamed Europe, researchers say If you’re going to pick a fight with a bird, the common ostrich should probably be near the bottom of your list. They’re tall, powerful, and the largest specimens can weigh in at well over 300 pounds. They’re not to be messed with, but they don’t hold a candle to the absolute...
10:45, 2019-06-28

9-pound, 11-ounce Tennessee baby is born on 9/11 at 9:11 GERMANTOWN, Tenn. (AP) – A Mississippi couple welcomed a 9-pound, 11-ounce baby into the world on 9/11, at 9:11 p.m. The Commercial Appeal reports Christina Malone-Brown was born by cesarean section at a hospital in Germantown, Tennessee. Christina’s father, Justin Brown, says bystanders...
23:00, 2019-09-14

Torrential rains pound southeastern Spain Rescue workers saved thousands of people from rising waters Friday as record rainfall pounded southeastern Spain, a deluge that authorities said killed at least four people and closed down airports, trains, roads and schools. (Sept. 13)        ...
05:15, 2019-09-14

Fisher, Huskers pound Iowa 11-1 at Big Ten Tournament Nate Fisher scattered four hits over seven innings and Nebraska pounded Iowa 11-1 to reach the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament        ...
23:15, 2019-05-24

Can you solve secret puzzle on UK’s new 50 pound note? A new design for Britain’s highest value banknote has won acclaim not just for who it features but also a sneaky puzzle hiding in plain sight. Yesterday the Bank of England, which despite its name sets monetary policy for the entire UK, revealed who would be emblazoned on the new style 50 pound note...
02:00, 2019-07-17

Adams has 2 HR, 7 RBIs as Nats pound D’backs 15-5 WASHINGTON (AP) — Matt Adams homered twice and drove in a career-high seven runs, Anibal Sanchez got his 100th career victory, and the Washington Nationals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 15-5 on Sunday to split their four-game series. Adams, Anthony Rendon and Kurt Suzuki homered off Arizona reliever...
00:30, 2019-06-17

Alonso, Mets power up to pound Giants 11-4 Pete Alonso came off the bench and hit his 33rd home run, setting the Mets rookie record for RBIs as New York beat San Francisco 11-4 to end the Giants' seven-game winning streak       ...
02:00, 2019-07-21

Red Sox vs. Twins: Boston’s bats will pound Martin Perez The NFL season kicks off this evening. Many of you wrote Stitches about how The Post, last Sunday, mangled the top 100 all-time Giants and Jets. LT and Broadway Joe were predictably 1-2. But readers voiced anger that both Mark Sanchez (buttfumble) and David Tyree (helmet catch) were left out. Agreed...
22:15, 2019-09-05

Hammerhead shark wrestles with fisherman over 180-pound catch No fisherman likes to lose a prize catch. But when the hooked swimmer is being snatched up by a hungry hammerhead shark, well, it’s hard to say no. Such was the case for fisherman Rob Gorta. The Florida-based fishing guide managed to catch a 180-pound tarpon and was in the process of releasing...
20:00, 2019-08-19

Judge, Yankees pound Price for 4-game sweep of Red Sox Aaron Judge and Gio Urshela homered early as a makeshift New York Yankees lineup pounded David Price in a 7-4 victory that sent the defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox to their eighth consecutive defeat       ...
08:45, 2019-08-05

Sánchez sparkles as Nationals pound Gausman, Braves 14-4 ATLANTA (AP) — Aníbal Sánchez allowed one hit in six scoreless innings, Howie Kendrick hit a three-run double and the Washington Nationals withstood a grand slam by rookie Austin Riley to beat the Atlanta Braves 14-4 on Wednesday night. Sánchez (1-6) made a triumphant return to Atlanta, where he thr...
05:30, 2019-05-30

Yankees vs. Blue Jays: Toronto will pound J.A. Happ Thought the woman posing for a photo with a venomous octopus on her face was a lock for loser of the week. But when presidential candidate Bill de Blasio goes on Sean Hannity’s Fox show to say how his “Meatless Mondays” are a hit in the public schools, the octopus story lost its legs. Hold......
23:15, 2019-08-09

Meet the 9-pound, 11-ounce baby girl born at 9:11 p.m. on 9/11 Sept. 11 was the 18th anniversary of the terror attacks. But that date now holds a dear memory for Christina Malone-Brown’s family.        ...
03:00, 2019-09-15

Pound bounces back against dollar as Tory MP defects The pound bounced back on Tuesday afternoon from its lowest level against the dollar since the so-called flash crash in October 2016, shortly after Tory MP Dr Phillip Lee's defection ended the government's working majority....
02:00, 2019-09-04

Codebreaker Alan Turing Will Be on Britain’s New 50-Pound Currency LONDON — Codebreaker and computing pioneer Alan Turing has been chosen as the face of Britain’s new 50 pound note, the Bank of England announced Monday. Governor Mark Carney said Turing, who did ground-breaking work on computers and artificial intelligence, was “a giant on whose sh...
19:30, 2019-07-15

Meadows drives in 4, streaking Rays pound Twins 14-3 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Hot-hitting Austin Meadows drove in four runs to back the pitching of Charlie Morton, who remained unbeaten for the Tampa Bay Rays with a 14-3 victory over the major league-best Minnesota Twins on Thursday night. Meadows delivered the big blow in a six-run third inning ag...
05:45, 2019-05-31

Stocks little changed, pound hits 6-week high A gauge of global stocks held near flat on Monday after bouncing between gains and losses as investors questioned whether likely stimulus measures from the world's central banks would be enough to deter slowing growth, while the pound hit a six-week high in choppy trading....
08:00, 2019-09-10

A's bounce back to pound Astros, hit 6 HRs in 21-7 romp Matt Olson and Sean Murphy both homered twice as the Oakland Athletics tagged Wade Miley for seven runs in the first inning and scored a season high in a 21-7 rout of the Houston Astros       ...
10:00, 2019-09-11

Costco selling ‘magnificent’ 72-pound cheese wheel for $900 If you’re charmed by parm, Costco’s latest outlandishly oversize item may seem too gouda brie true — but it’s the real deal. In recent days, the superstore has made headlines for selling a whopping 72-pound wheel of parmigiano reggiano cheese. According to the store’s online listing, eac...
02:00, 2019-09-03

A crustacean investigation into the Hamptons $100-per-pound lobster salad Lobster salad has hit $100 per pound at one shop in the Hamptons, a new high. What makes lobster salad $100 at one place and half of that elsewhere? Given that I treat every beat like it’s the Pentagon Papers, I launched my own crustacean investigation. First I went straight to the source, Loaves &....
17:00, 2019-06-22

Pound recovers after hitting 10-year low against euro – as it happened Sterling bounces back; global stocks slide and gold risesCathay Pacific shares drop after airline bows to China pressureSaudi Aramco, the world’s most profitable company, makes $47bn profit Closing summary 2.58pm BST Global stocks are sliding again, spooked by fears that the prolonged trade war betw...
16:45, 2019-08-12

Can the N.F.L. Turn a 360-Pound Rugby Player Into a Football Star? Jordan Mailata had never played football before the Eagles drafted him last year. Now he has to prove himself in one of the sport’s most technically demanding positions...
21:00, 2019-09-17

One million pound buy-in poker tournament starts in London A poker tournament featuring a 1 million pound ($1.2 million) buy-in - a record according to organizers - started in London on Thursday, with 54 players from around the world competing for the 19 million pound first prize....
20:30, 2019-08-01

Investors Betting Against the British Pound Fear a Reversal Some investors are betting that the biggest risk to the British pound isn’t that the turmoil around Brexit causes it to plunge further against the dollar, but that it stages an unexpected rally....
17:45, 2019-08-27

British Pound Tumbles, Reflecting Economic Concerns in U.K. The currency fell against the dollar to its lowest level in two years, as investors grew worried about the country’s prospects and the specter of a no-deal Brexit....
17:15, 2019-07-09

Pound suffers against euro for 13th day in a row amid May turmoil Longest losing streak takes place since creation of single currency two decades agoThe pound has suffered its longest losing streak against the euro since the creation of the single currency two decades ago as turmoil in Downing Street spilled over into the world’s currency markets.Speculation that ...
02:30, 2019-05-23

How Early Is Too Early To Be Nervous About Mitch Marner? Everything is fine in Toronto, because training camp doesn’t even start for another few weeks. But ... is it really? The negotiations between the Maple Leafs and their wunderkind RFA winger Mitch Marner have, perhaps unsurprisingly, plodded through the offseason with minimal progress, or at least wi...
04:30, 2019-08-22

With Boris Johnson becoming UK leader, experts are predicting more weakness for the pound Sterling whipsawed Tuesday as Boris Johnson emerged as the winner of the Conservative Party leadership contest, and will become British Prime Minister as of Wednesday....
15:30, 2019-07-23

Big Move in Pound v. Dollar: See the Long-Term Chart that Saw It Coming The July Global Market Perspective showed a long-term chart of the British Pound v. the U.S. Dollar. See why a long-term chart in a monthly publication is very relevant to investors who look for opportunities right now....
18:45, 2019-07-12

Pound slides after Johnson reveals plan to suspend parliament Business leaders voice alarm over economic impact, as sterling falls to six-day lowThe pound has fallen sharply after Boris Johnson announced plans to suspend parliament for five weeks before the Brexit deadline, raising the chances of a no-deal exit from the EU.Sterling was under sustained selling ...
03:45, 2019-08-29

Tottenham Hotspur FC completes 637 million pound stadium refinancing Tottenham Hotspur Football Club has completed a 637 million pound ($798.67 million) stadium refinancing package that included a bond issue to U.S. investors and a term loan, the company said in a......
12:45, 2019-09-20

Nearly a pound of suspected fentanyl pills located in Pima County TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department Major Investigations Unit and the Border Interdiction Unit seized nearly one pound of suspected fentanyl pills during a traffic stop on Wednesday. PCSD says the vehicle was stopped on Interstate 19. The responding deputies located the pills in a hidden...
04:00, 2019-06-07

Man Spends Children's Inheritance Fighting 100-Pound Speeding Fine A British man said he spent tens of thousands of pounds in savings earmarked for his children's inheritance unsuccessfully fighting a speeding fine -- for 100 pounds....
14:30, 2019-09-10

Alan Turing revealed as new face of British 50-pound note The World War II codebreaker, whose work was widely credited with hastening the end of the war and saving thousands of lives, committed suicide in 1954 after he was convicted of engaging in homosexual activity....
17:00, 2019-07-15

Decarbonizing UK economy will cost 1 trillion pound, cannot be delayed - Hammond Britain cannot put off reducing greenhouse gas emissions but must be aware that the 1 trillion pound ($1.27 trillion) cost to the economy will limit other desirable public investment, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Friday....
15:15, 2019-06-07

It's a boy! Mikki the elephant gives birth to 200-pound calf at Louisville Zoo Mikki, Louisville Zoo's 33-year-old female African elephant, gave birth to a male calf just before midnight on Friday.        ...
10:00, 2019-08-04

Pound recovers after hitting 10-year low against euro – business live Sterling bounces back; shares turn negative and gold risesCathay Pacific shares drop after airline bows to China pressureSaudi Aramco, the world’s most profitable company, to host first-ever earnings call, ahead of planned $2tn IPO 2.18pm BST The City regulator has begun “wide-ranging enquiries” fol...
15:30, 2019-08-12

1,100-pound US bomb from WWII defused in Germany after mass evacuation A World War II bomb was defused near the Frankfurt headquarters of the European Central Bank hours after thousands of people were evacuated from the surrounding district Sunday....
06:45, 2019-07-08

Yen, franc firm as trade tensions fester; pound sinks The Japanese yen and the Swiss franc firmed on Wednesday as risk appetite remained weak in the backdrop of festering trade tensions between the United States and China....
13:15, 2019-05-22

Dolphins want to see 330-pound Brazilian judo champ play in preseason Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores told UPI he wants to see what 330-pound Brazilian judo champion Durval Queiroz Neto can do in the preseason. Queiroz is part of the International Player Pathway Program....
19:30, 2019-08-02

Mama rhino gives birth to 123-pound calf after 488 days of pregnancy (um, no thanks) A 15-month pregnancy is normal for rhinos, and this is Tashi's fourth calf. The Buffalo Zoo says mom and baby are doing well.        ...
05:15, 2019-06-22

Live Updates: Heavy Rains Continue To Pound Mumbai And Suburbs The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted intense rainfall in Mumbai on Saturday and Sunday due to a low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal....
11:45, 2019-08-03

Pound hits lowest level against dollar since 2016 flash crash The pound has fallen sharply on increasing speculation the UK is heading for a general election, as the clock ticks down to the Halloween Brexit deadline....
15:00, 2019-09-03

Asia stocks track Chinese gains, pound finds a floor Stocks followed a firmer Chinese lead on Wednesday after a report showed growth in the country's service sector accelerating despite broader economic headwinds, while the pound halted its decline on hopes a no-deal Brexit may yet be averted....
08:45, 2019-09-04

Stocks gain on stimulus hopes, pound hits six-week high Stocks gained on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on expected stimulus from the world's central banks to support slowing growth, while the pound hit a six-week high on hopes that Britain will not quit the EU without a deal....
16:45, 2019-09-09

Pound to Euro exchange rate: Sterling rises after Theresa May resigns The value of the pound climbed slightly against the euro and US dollar following Theresa May's announcement she will step down as Prime Minister on June 7....
18:15, 2019-05-24

Stocks give up early gains, pound hits 6-week high A gauge of global stocks gave up initial gains on Monday as investors questioned whether likely stimulus measures from the world's central banks would be enough to deter slowing growth, while the pound hit a six-week high in choppy trading....
20:30, 2019-09-09

Foreign trophy hunters scent bargains in Britain as pound weakens From pubs to theme parks, sterling's near record lows against other major currencies has encouraged overseas buyers to snap up "UK Plc", with more bargain hunters expected....
22:00, 2019-09-11

British man says he caught record-breaking 232-pound carp fish in Thailand A British man reeled in a 232-pound carp fish in Thailand last month — a reportedly record-breaking size believed to be the world's largest caught carp fish....
17:00, 2019-07-07

Court hearing for 900-pound drug suspect will be held on loading dock A morbidly obese man weighing over 900 pounds is due to face drug charges Tuesday afternoon — in a makeshift courtroom convened on a loading dock. Kenneth Hicks, 48, is scheduled for the unusual hearing at 1:15 p.m. in Virginia because he is confined to bed and cannot “dress himself or be dres...
21:45, 2019-05-21

Lucky Find: Bought For A Pound, Vase Once Belonged To A Chinese Emperor A man who bought a vase for a pound (less than Rs 90), was amazed to find that it could be sold for as much as 80,000 pounds, as it once belonged to the Qianlong Emperor...
13:00, 2019-09-03

Asia stocks bounce on firmer Chinese lead, pound steadies Asian stocks bounced on Wednesday, led by Chinese markets after a report showed growth in the country's service sector accelerating despite broader economic headwinds, while the pound halted its decline on hopes a no-deal Brexit may yet be averted....
05:15, 2019-09-04

UK Brexit minister Barclay: I told Barnier could not see unchanged Brexit deal being approved British Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Wednesday he told the European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier that he did not envisage an unchanged exit deal being approved by Britain's parliament....
14:15, 2019-07-17

Brexit Party MEPs boo EU Commission president nominee Ursula von der Leyen after she says Brexit could be extended Brexit Party MEPS booed a woman nominated to be president of the EU Commission after she said the UK's exit from the bloc could be delayed again beyond October 31....
12:15, 2019-07-16

Hopes of ECB, Fed rate cuts boost global stocks, British pound sags Expectations that the European Central Bank and Federal Reserve will cut interest rates boosted stocks globally, while the pound sagged on worries that likely new prime minister Boris Johnson would lead Britain into a no-deal exit from the European Union....
05:45, 2019-07-23

Alan Turing, codebreaker and mathematician, to be face of Britain's new 50 pound note Codebreaker and computing pioneer Alan Turing has been chosen as the face of Britain’s new 50 pound note, the Bank of England announced Monday.       ...
18:30, 2019-07-15

MH370 had 'mysterious' 200-pound load added to flight list after takeoff: report Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 had a "mysterious" addition to the flight list after takeoff, according to an engineer whose wife and two children were aboard the ill-fated aircraft when it disappeared in 2014....
17:00, 2019-07-17

Watch An Electric Ford F-150 Prototype Tow a 1 Million Pound Train as Part of a PR Stunt Ford has already promised us an all-electric F-150, and now, to prove to The Truck People that EVs can be Tough and Macho, The Blue Oval brand put together a PR stunt involving an F-150 prototype towing over 1 million pounds worth of train cars. Watch this EV pickup tug....
22:30, 2019-07-23

Jim Carrey on singing with Ariana Grande: 'I'm sure she was nervous' Jim Carrey praised Ariana Grande, who guest stars on Season 2 of Showtime's 'Kidding,' as an artist and a person. "She has a gift."        ...
00:00, 2019-08-03

Confused by Brexit and Boris Johnson? Join the club. Here's a cheat sheet to the ongoing Brexit brouhaha Getty Images Extreme "Seinfeld" voice: What is the dealllll with Brexit? More than three years ago, citizens of the United Kingdom voted in a referendum by a small margin in favor of leaving the European Union. Since then, UK's parliament, under the leadership of first Teresa May, and now Boris...
22:15, 2019-09-04

Brexit vote news LIVE: Boris Johnson meets Leo Varadkar in Dublin to discuss Brexit impasse The Prime Minister is giving a press conference with his Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar after arriving in Ireland to discuss breaching the Brexit impasse....
11:00, 2019-09-09

As monsoon rains pound Rohingya refugee camps, UN food relief agency steps up aid Since 4 July, heavy monsoon rains and wind have pounded the refugee camps in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, with deaths, displacement and major damage following in their wake, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday....
17:30, 2019-07-12

Life-threatening rains pound U.S. capital; White House basement offices leak Driving rains flooded parts of Washington, D.C., on Monday, shattering a daily record in just an hour, forcing 15 swift-water rescues from stranded cars and causing an undeniable leak in the White House....
01:45, 2019-07-09

British ex-soldier upsets French town by leaving 700-pound rowing machine on mountain A British ex-soldier infuriated the mayor of a French Alps town when he attempted to scale Mont Blanc with a 700-pound rowing machine — and then left the bulky device behind when the weather worsened. Matthew Disney, a former Royal Marine Commando who describes himself on his Facebook page as ...
05:00, 2019-09-05

China's yuan slides to 11-year low, but pound hits one-month high – business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsLatest: Pound rises after Brexit meetingIntroduction: Yuan slides as trade jitters growUS and China hiked tariffs on FridayUBS tells clients to sell sharesGermany on brink of recession 2.27pm BST In the currency markets, sterling has gained t...
15:45, 2019-08-27

200-pound Florida python named 'Ginormica' could reach world-record size, zoo official says A 200-pound reticulated python at a Florida zoo already stretches over 20 feet long – but the massive reptile is still slithering toward world-record size, according to a zoo official....
21:15, 2019-07-16

Brexit news: PM to call for general election if defeated by cross-party bid to delay Brexit, Downing Street source says A motion for an early general election will be tabled if the Government is defeated by a cross-party bid to delay Brexit, a Downing Street source has said....
15:00, 2019-09-03

Brexit: UK Parliament suspended ahead of Brexit date Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been granted a request to have parliament suspended for a month. With the October 31 Brexit deadline fast approaching, the move leaves lawmakers with few options to block a no-deal....
21:30, 2019-08-28

The Bill That Would Make Uber And Lyft Drivers Employees Isn't Just Making Uber And Lyft Nervous It appears increasingly likely AB5, the California bill that would significantly narrow the definition of an independent contractor in the state and have potentially profound implications on the gig economy, will pass. Last weekend, Governor Gavin Newsom voiced his support of the bill, meaning he wo...
18:00, 2019-09-06

Brexit news as it happened: PM to call for general election if defeated by cross-party bid to delay Brexit, Downing Street source says A motion for an early general election will be tabled if the Government is defeated by a cross-party bid to delay Brexit, a Downing Street source has said....
03:30, 2019-09-03

Trump climbed into a sumo ring to present a 60-pound trophy in gilded manifestation of Japan trip Trump’s appearance at the sumo match was restrained for a president who became a reality TV star and often seems to thrive amid — and even encourage — chaos....
16:45, 2019-05-26

Animal shelter slims down 110-pound border collie dubbed ‘Bopper the Whopper!' This border collie arrived at a shelter at twice his normal weight. Dubbed Bopper the Whopper, the staff has slimmed him down and gotten him adopted.        ...
05:00, 2019-06-08

Australian farmer says human surgical plate found in belly of 1,500-pound croc, may lead to missing person An Australian crocodile farmer says the discovery of a human orthopedic plate inside the belly of a 1500-pound croc may be the clue that leads authorities to the fate of a missing person....
04:00, 2019-08-02

‘I started in fairground boxing booths at 16, no headguards, small gloves and I’d get a pound a fight.’ The life and times of Big Ron Gray Cigar chomping Black Country giant Ron Gray rose to become chief matchmaker for Mickey Duff, Barry Hearn and Frank Warren. He reflects on his life sentence in the hardest game The post ‘I started in fairground boxing booths at 16, no headguards, small gloves and I’d get a pound a fight.’...
15:00, 2019-08-09

To Brexit, or Not to Brexit: Find Order in the Chaos The news out of the United Kingdom is almost as volatile as the markets. Yet if we step back, we can see some order in the disarray. Watch to discover how a socionomic perspective allows us to understand Britain's 2016 vote to leave the EU, the drama that has unfolded since and the prospects for ano...
19:00, 2019-09-11

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson seeks to boost support for Brexit ambitions as Labour's deputy leader pushes referendum call - LIVE updates Boris Johnson has sought to shore up support for his Brexit ambitions, as Labour's deputy leader prepares to call for a second referendum before any general election....
10:30, 2019-09-11

Brexit news latest: No-deal 'fraught with risks' and everyone should be worried, warns former Brexit chief A no-deal Brexit is "fraught with risks" and is something everyone should be worried about, the former permanent secretary at the Brexit department has said....
11:45, 2019-07-08

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson and Donald Tusk clash over 'Mr no-deal' jibe as Brexit tensions rise at G7 summit Boris Johnson and European Council President Donald Tusk have clashed at the start of the G7 summit over who would be to blame in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
21:30, 2019-08-24

Artist brings 800-pound opioid spoon to Johnson & Johnson's doorstep A Boston-based artist dropped off an 800-pound bent spoon in front of Johnson & Johnson's New Jersey headquarters Wednesday to highlight the company's role in the opioid crisis. ...
10:00, 2019-09-20

European elections LIVE: Theresa May's Brexit plan blasted as polls show growing support for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party The latest polls show Tories are bracing themselves for an electoral slaughter on the last day of European election campaigning as traditional Conservative voters switch to Nigel Farage's Brexit Party....
08:30, 2019-05-22

Big birds: Giant, 1,000-pound birds once roamed around Europe At 1,000 pounds and over 10 feet tall, this bird was one the largest that ever lived in Earth's history, according to new research.        ...
20:45, 2019-06-27

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson says he'd rather be 'dead in a ditch' than request Brexit delay... as he pays tribute to 'fantastic' brother Jo Boris Johnson said he would "rather be dead in a ditch" than ask the EU for an extension to Brexit as he paid tribute to his "fantastic" brother Jo following his shock resignation today....
21:15, 2019-09-05

Brexit supporter MP David T C Davies labelled 'liar' and 'traitor' by fellow Brexit supporter A Leave-backing MP has been filmed in a heated row with a bystander, who accused him of being "snowflake" and a "traitor" to fellow Brexit supporters....
17:30, 2019-05-22

What Happens Next in Brexit? It’s three years since Britain voted to leave the European Union, but the Brexit saga drags on. Departure day has been postponed twice, and what kind of divorce the U.K. really wants isn’t yet clear. Parliament is deadlocked, having repeatedly rejected the withdrawal agreement negotiated by Prime Mi...
05:30, 2019-05-22

Brexit: What's happened and what's next? For the third time in two days, Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered major defeats in his plans to take the UK out of the EU with or without a deal. DW takes a look at the current impasse and what will happen next....
17:45, 2019-09-05

Pro-Brexit MP: UK, EU relationship will 'never be the same again' Britain's ruling Conservatives are buckling under the weight of Brexit. PM Johnson has expelled many of his own MPs, while parliament has legislated to force him to delay leaving the bloc. Will he follow the law?...
23:00, 2019-09-11

|AstonMartinplungesafterwarningonsalesduetodownturn,Brexit Aston Martin Lagonda shares plunged the most since they were listed less than a year ago after the British luxury carmaker lowered its full-year sales forecast in response to a deepening auto industry slump in Europe....
16:30, 2019-07-24

How Brexit could hit travel in and out of UK The likelihood of the UK crashing chaotically out of the EU seems increasingly likely. Here's how a no-deal Brexit might affect air travel, passports, driving licenses, insurance and other essentials...
12:45, 2019-08-28

What You Should Know About a 'No-Deal' Brexit On Wednesday, the Queen agreed to the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s request to suspend the current Parliament session, just ahead of the Brexit deadline. According to Johnson, it has nothing to do with the UK’s exit from the European Union, but critics are pointing out that the timing will cert...
16:15, 2019-08-29

A Brexit Showdown Could Be What Investors Need British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants to reduce the time that U.K. lawmakers will have to block a no-deal Brexit, and investors are scared. But they should probably welcome signs of a final showdown....
15:15, 2019-08-28

What is a no-deal Brexit and what would it mean for Britain? The countdown to Brexit can now be measured in weeks, if not quite days -- and with time running out for an alternative way forward, Britain and the European Union are currently hurtling towards a no-deal split....
07:15, 2019-09-04

Will Brexit be worse for women? The economic impact of Brexit has been explored far and wide. But with the October 31 deadline approaching and a no-deal scenario still very much on the cards, could it affect women disproportionately?...
19:45, 2019-06-27

| What next for Britain in Brexit crisis After MPs rejected British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's second bid to call an early election to solve the Brexit impasse, he is left in limbo heading towards a crucial EU summit next month, just days before Britain's scheduled exit....
03:30, 2019-09-11

How Brexit could ruin your vacation Is it smart to be booking a summer vacation in the UK or Europe with Brexit expected to cause chaos. Here's how it might affect air travel, passports, driving licenses, insurance, mobile phones and other essentials....
03:00, 2019-08-20

Juncker is fed up with Brexit delays • Andrea Leadsom quits UK government in fresh Brexit blow for Theresa May • Brexit fears back and pound paying the price • European elections explained in graphics...
06:45, 2019-05-23

The (Dis)Inflationary Implications of Brexit The pound could soar or slide by double digits depending on whether the UK Brexits with or without a deal, impacting the rate of inflation in the process....
15:15, 2019-09-13

Ireland says gap between EU and UK on Brexit 'very wide' The gap between Britain and the European Union over Brexit remains "very wide", Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday, as British leader Boris Johnson prepared to make a renewed push to reach an exit deal with the bloc....
13:45, 2019-09-13

Has Brexit saved the Lib Dems? The Lib Dems have made an extraordinary comeback in 2019 because of their anti-Brexit stance. The Observer political editor, Toby Helm, discusses whether the party is here to stay. And: Oliver Wainwright on the inclusion of social housing in this year’s Stirling architecture prize The Liberal Democr...
08:15, 2019-07-18

UK: Lib Dems vow to end Brexit if elected The political party has always maintained an anti-Brexit stance, but they have now taken an unequivocal position. If they win a general election, they will revoke the decision to leave the European Union....
06:00, 2019-09-16

France says 'non' to Brexit delay Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has said that under the current circumstances, France won't offer the UK another extension to its withdrawal from the EU. "We're not going to do this every three months," he said....
03:00, 2019-09-09

A day of Brexit chaos – podcast Anushka Asthana joins her colleagues in Westminster on a chaotic and extraordinary day in British politics as Theresa May attempted to build support for her Brexit deal while members of her cabinet resigned in protest. Plus: in an exclusive extract from her autobiography, Michelle Obama reveals how ...
06:30, 2019-05-25

Johnson may yet get away with his Brexit plan There were no obvious winners in the Tory leadership contest on Tuesday, as the process - which must somehow come to a resolution in less than 48 hours - meandered forward frustratingly slowly....
01:00, 2019-06-19

PM suspends parliament: What happens now with Brexit? Boris Johnson's request to suspend parliament from the middle of next month has been approved by the Queen, a move that restricts MPs' ability to block a no-deal Brexit in the process....
03:15, 2019-08-29

Former PM Cameron ‘sorry’ for Brexit divisions The British prime minister who called the Brexit referendum and then saw the public vote to leave the European Union says he is sorry for the divisions it has caused...
12:15, 2019-09-14

What a 'No-Deal' Brexit Actually Means On Wednesday, the Queen agreed to the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s request to suspend the current Parliament session, just ahead of the Brexit deadline. According to Johnson, it has nothing to do with the UK’s exit from the European Union, but critics are pointing out that the timing will cert...
21:30, 2019-08-29

Trump can help the UK out of the Brexit madness The slow motion resignation of long-since powerless British Prime Minister Theresa May, who is embarrassingly clinging to office until after President Trump’s state visit, is "interesting" in both senses of the Chinese sage. May’s unlamented departure is "interesting" (good) because it is a direct r...
09:45, 2019-06-03

Brexit secretary: No deal could mean a recession What might a No Deal Brexit really look like? Steve Barclay, who is responsible for no-deal preparations, can't rule out a recession, price rises in the supermarkets, or traffic jams on the roads....
07:30, 2019-07-04

Britain's new leader Johnson: 'We are going to get Brexit done' Boris Johnson, the Brexiteer who has promised to lead Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal by the end of October, will replace Theresa May as prime minister after winning the leadership of the Conservative Party on Tuesday....
19:15, 2019-07-23

UK Parliament takes on pivotal day on Brexit Parliament is reconvening for a pivotal day in British politics Tuesday as lawmakers challenge Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s insistence that the U.K. will leave the European Union on Oct. 31 even without a deal...
16:30, 2019-09-03

Trump: Brexit would be ‘very good’ for Ireland President Trump, saying he was “honored” to be in Ireland, predicted on Wednesday that Brexit would be “very good” for the country, even though it is a European Union member. He praised Prime Minister Leo Varadkar and said the US-Irish relationship is “as good as it’s ever been, maybe better.” Trump...
14:15, 2019-06-06

How Brexit could ruin your summer vacation The likelihood of the UK crashing chaotically out of the EU seems increasingly likely. Here's how a no-deal Brexit might affect air travel, passports, driving licenses, insurance and other essentials...
05:00, 2019-08-20

Brexit: Will New Broom Sweep Clean? UK's new prime minister faces the daunting Brexit deadline on Oct 31. Can highly favored Boris Johnson cut a deal or will his tenure as PM be short-lived?...
18:30, 2019-07-22

Boris Johnson tells MPs it is their 'job' to get Brexit 'done' Boris Johnson has told MPs it is their "job" to get Brexit "done", as the prime minister said was "marginally more optimistic" of striking a new deal with the EU....
20:00, 2019-08-26

No-deal Brexit risk seen rising again but still low No-deal Brexit risks are on the rise again, some investment banks say, though parliament's resolute opposition to Britain crashing out of the EU without a trade deal means that probability is still seen as low....
16:30, 2019-05-29

Anticipating the Brexit Crisis -- and the Next Recession? EWI's Murray Gunn talks tells Dana Weeks about the pattern that helped him forecast the huge fall in the pound sterling. Plus, see the chart that warns of a coming recession....
14:45, 2019-05-21

Boris Johnson tells MPs it is their job to get Brexit done Boris Johnson has told MPs it is their job to get Brexit done, as the prime minister said he was "marginally more optimistic" about striking a new deal with the EU....
05:00, 2019-08-27

Will Brexit Derail the Conservative Party? Just as internal strife disintegrated the Liberal Party in the 1900s, could the Conservative Party's split over Brexit be its undoing in the next election?...
14:00, 2019-06-05

Merkel: We're prepared for any Brexit outcome German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday that she would meet British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday evening to discuss Britain's planned departure from the European Union, adding that Berlin was also prepared for a disorderly Brexit....
23:45, 2019-08-18

Here's what we know about new UK PM Boris Johnson and what he means for Brexit Boris Johnson is to be the U.K.'s next prime minister but the charismatic and controversial figure will already divides the party and British public alike....
15:30, 2019-07-23

What a No-Deal Brexit Would Mean for the Irish Border It was the boundary between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland that sank former U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s efforts to engineer an orderly exit from the European Union. Now her successor, Boris Johnson, is bumping up against the same challenge -- how to manage a historically fraught ...
23:30, 2019-08-20

John Bolton pushes for Brexit National security adviser John Bolton voiced the Trump administration's full-throated support of the new British prime minister's push to leave the European Union, saying the US even supports a no-deal "Brexit' during a visit to London to fortify the once strained US-UK relationship....
14:30, 2019-08-13

EU ministers warn against no-deal Brexit European Union ministers on Thursday urged Britain to choose an orderly Brexit, with some openly expressing concern that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's move to suspend parliament increased the risk of a chaotic split....
17:15, 2019-08-29

Q&A: PSA boss Tavares on Vauxhall, Brexit and EVs Carlos Tavares warns of Brexit risks As head of the PSA Group, which comprises Peugeot, Citroën, DS and Vauxhall-Opel, Carlos Tavares is one of the most powerful figures in the car industry – and facing up to a number of major industry challenges. With the Vauxhall brand’s British base and producti...
18:30, 2019-09-11

What a ‘No-Deal Brexit’ Means and Why It’s a Risk Again The threat of a no-deal Brexit is back, and companies on both sides of the English Channel are gearing up once again for the scenario they consider the worst case. Prime Minister Theresa May had all but ruled out the possibility of Britain exiting the European Union into a chaotic limbo. But the fro...
21:15, 2019-07-02

What next for tumultuous UK Brexit path as May steps down? Prime Minister Theresa May stepped down Friday as leader of Britain's Conservative Party after admitting failure in her attempt to withdraw the country from the European Union....
22:30, 2019-06-07

How Johnson Can or Can’t Evade Parliament on Brexit U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who took office in July, says his plan to suspend Parliament in mid-September is a routine step bringing one legislative session to a close and allowing a new one to take up his policy agenda. Opponents, including some lawmakers in his own Conservative Party, say h...
19:30, 2019-08-28

UK has until end of this month to come up with a Brexit proposal or 'it's over,' EU leaders say The U.K. has until September 30 to make written proposals to replace the controversial Irish backstop or its relationship with the EU is over, the leaders of France and Finland agreed Wednesday....
15:15, 2019-09-19

Sajid Javid says 'no, no, no' to second Brexit referendum Tory leadership contender Sajid Javid has ruled out a second referendum, a general election and revoking Article 50 should he win the keys to Number 10....
12:30, 2019-06-01

Trump going to Britain, talks Brexit and more President Donald Trump is set to begin a state visit to the United Kingdom on Monday. He said he plans to meet with politicians who support Britain's exit from the European Union, and that there is an opportunity for a U.S.-British trade deal. (June 3)        ...
16:45, 2019-06-03

What to Expect From the Brexit Showdown in Parliament  More than three years after Britain voted to break away from the European Union, the country is still tearing itself apart over Brexit. The new U.K. Prime Minster Boris Johnson is headed for a showdown with Parliament this week and the murky outlook has sent the pound tumbling to its lowest since 20...
20:00, 2019-09-03

The best budget British bangers to buy before Brexit We might be a bit poorer after leaving the EU, according to some experts. So celebrate or dull the pain of Brexit with our best-of-British bargains At some point in 2019, so we’re told, this wonderful country of ours will cut its ties with the EU.  Whatever your views on Brexit, it’s surely not a m...
17:30, 2019-05-21

What happens now? Four scenarios for Brexit’s weirdest week Can MPs seize the initiative in parliament and, if they do, will they be able to agree on what to do after that?Dominic Cummings, Boris Johnson’s top adviser or evil Brexit mastermind, depending on your perspective, has told friends that the autumn is likely to be “fucking weird”. And we are about t...
19:30, 2019-08-31

Theresa May to reveal new Brexit deal Prime minister to give details of plan to get withdrawal agreement bill ‘over the line’Follow the day’s political developments – liveTheresa May is to set out the details of her “new deal” on Brexit in a speech at 4pm as she paves the way for a last-ditch attempt to take Britain out of the EU before...
17:15, 2019-05-21

Britain may need a second Brexit referendum, says former PM Cameron Former British prime minister David Cameron, who took the decision in 2016 to hold a referendum on the country's membership of the European Union, said another vote may be needed to resolve the Brexit impasse....
23:45, 2019-09-13

What to Expect From the Next Season of Brexit Saga It’s been three years since Britain voted to break away from the European Union, but the country still hasn’t managed to leave. Delivering a departure turned out to be trickier than the referendum slogans suggested, and the country has yet to decide what Brexit should really mean. The risk of a mess...
21:00, 2019-07-03

UK's Farage says PM Johnson does not want a no-deal Brexit The leader of the Brexit Party Nigel Farage said he did not trust Prime Minister Boris Johnson to take Britain out of the European Union without a deal and so would struggle to strike an electoral pact with him....
11:00, 2019-09-03

What are the possible routes to avoiding a no-deal Brexit? With weeks until the 31 October deadline, how can the UK avoid crashing out of the EU?There remain several routes for the UK to avoid a no-deal exit from the EU on 31 October.When parliament returns on 3 September, one of the first key decisions will be whether the Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, call...
18:30, 2019-08-29

Whither Brexit? Scenarios For UK Political Crisis British MPs opposed to leaving the EU without a deal on October 31 are poised to vote against the government on Tuesday in a move that could trigger an early election....
23:30, 2019-09-03

UK's Johnson wants any Brexit transition to end before next election Boris Johnson wants Britain to have completed any Brexit transition period and fully left the European Union "well before" the next scheduled election in 2022, the favourite to be the next prime minister said on Wednesday....
02:45, 2019-07-18

Stronger Euro: Another "Brexit Surprise"? While the news in Europe is dominated by Brexit developments, the euro has been quietly getting stronger. First, against the U.S. dollar. Soon, against the British pound. Discover why in this free video....
19:45, 2019-09-19

Brexit agreement is 'the best deal possible', EU Commission says The deal reached on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union is the "best possible" and is not up for negotiation but the European Commission is ready to talk with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, a spokeswoman for the bloc's executive said on Monday....
14:00, 2019-08-05

Hammond: No-deal Brexit could break up the UK The chancellor is to challenge the remaining Tory leadership contenders to lay out their "Plan B" if their Brexit proposals falter when one of them becomes prime minister....
03:45, 2019-06-20

No-deal Brexit a 'catastrophe' for travelers If the United Kingdom leaves the European Union with a no-deal Brexit, travelers to the UK will potentially face huge queues as well as food shortages and civil unrest, according to warnings from experts and the document Operation Yellowhammer....
18:30, 2019-09-15

How Brexit Could Unleash a U.K. Constitutional Crisis Could the next prime minister suspend Parliament to push through Brexit against the will of lawmakers? That’s the most pressing question facing businesses, citizens and investors as the front-runner to become Britain’s next prime minister vows to lead the country out of the European Union in October...
19:45, 2019-07-11

| WATCH: UK's Johnson says would rather die than delay Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he would "rather be dead in a ditch" than delay Brexit beyond next month, as he urged opposition lawmakers who oppose his plan to support an early election....
03:15, 2019-09-06

Now up to others to find Brexit solution: PM May's spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Monday it was now up to others to break the country's deadlock over Brexit, declining to comment on the proposals made so far by those seeking to succeed her....
14:45, 2019-05-28

New British PM will not get better Brexit deal - Ireland The European Union will not offer a better Brexit deal to the person who takes over as British prime minister, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Friday, after Theresa May announced she was stepping down....
13:30, 2019-05-24

‘Red Lines’ on Brexit Became a Trap for Theresa May Initially seen as a “safe pair of hands” to deliver Brexit, she ultimately failed to convey any convincing vision of a future for Britain outside the European Union....
15:15, 2019-05-24

No-Deal Brexit Could Stoke UK Inflation Consumer prices could jump if the UK leaves the European Union without a Brexit deal, with a 10% slump in the pound raising the rate of inflation by 1%....
18:30, 2019-09-17

Le Brexit breakthrough? Europe says 'Nein', 'non', 'no' After sterling soared and some British newspapers roared at a supposed Brexit victory for Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Europe's power brokers had a more sobering message: the basic divorce deal is not changing....
15:00, 2019-08-23

UK PM May says she will leave disappointed after Brexit failure British Prime Minister Theresa May said she will leave her job this month with a mixture of pride and disappointment after failing in her central pledge to lead the country out of the European Union and heal its divisions....
19:30, 2019-07-12

UK miscounted EU, other immigrants before Brexit vote Britain has undercounted its long-term immigrants from the European Union by almost a quarter of a million and overestimated how many non-EU students stayed in the country after their studies, statisticians said on Wednesday....
19:15, 2019-08-21

What happens now MPs have voted to delay Brexit until 2020? Getty UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been dealt a major blow to his authority after MPs voted to make a no-deal Brexit illegal. After MPs voted to seize control of parliament's agenda on Tuesday, the Commons on Wednesday approved a plan that would force Johnson to seek a Brexit extension rathe...
22:15, 2019-09-04

EU-UK Brexit talks to continue next week EU and British Brexit negotiators will continue talks next week, a UK government spokeswoman said on Friday after the latest round of talks in Brussels....
16:45, 2019-09-13

Why The Third Man is an essential primer for no-deal Brexit As the classic noir gets a 70th anniversary re-release, it’s hard to ignore the parallels between a shattered postwar Vienna teeming with spivs and the future the Brexiters have in mindWhat perfect timing for The Third Man to step back out of the shadows. Often hailed as the finest film Britain ever...
16:15, 2019-09-05

UK's May hangs on after Brexit gambit backfires Prime Minister Theresa May was clinging to power on Thursday after her final Brexit gambit backfired, overshadowing a European election that has shown a United Kingdom still riven over its divorce from the EU....
13:30, 2019-05-24

Brexit: How the EU is responding to latest uncertainty UK PM Boris Johnson's plan to lead his country out of the EU by the end of October has met a stinging defeat in the lower house. London is in disarray, but Brussels says it is prepared for all eventualities....
17:45, 2019-09-05

No 10 plays down hopes of Brexit breakthrough Downing Street has no plans to publish proposals despite chance of border compromiseDowning Street has played down the prospect of an early breakthrough in Brexit talks despite hopes of a compromise on the Irish backstop, as Boris Johnson prepares to meet the European commission president, Jean-Clau...
04:15, 2019-09-14

No-deal Brexit could be the 'end of the beginning' for the UK, research says Leaving the European Union (EU) without a deal will not represent a clean break for the U.K., but rather usher in a period of prolonged and severe uncertainty for years to come, according to a new report....
08:45, 2019-09-05

Finnish PM says no to reopening Brexit-deal The Prime Minister of Finland, which holds the EU's rotating presidency, said on Friday there will be no new negotiations over Britain's exit agreement from the bloc....
11:30, 2019-09-06

Brexit: 'Best option' is to leave with a deal, says May Theresa May has said she will not comment on the views of those trying to succeed her, but "the best option for the UK is to leave the European Union with a deal."...
19:45, 2019-05-28

Brexit ‘Red Lines’ Became a Trap for Theresa May Initially seen as a “safe pair of hands” to deliver Brexit, she ultimately failed to convey any convincing vision of a future for Britain outside the European Union....
17:45, 2019-05-24

Finnish minister says no-deal Brexit is quite likely It is quite likely that Britain will leave the European Union without a deal at the end of October, Finland's minister for European affairs told EU lawmakers on Wednesday....
10:00, 2019-09-18

Brexit can go down to the very last minute, British PM Johnson says British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was prepared to take Brexit talks with the European Union down to the very last minute before the Oct. 31 exit deadline and if necessary to take a decision to leave without a deal on that day....
20:30, 2019-08-26

UK's Labour to do 'everything necessary' to stop no-deal Brexit Britain's main opposition Labour Party will do everything possible to stop a no-deal Brexit after parliament returns on Tuesday, its leader Jeremy Corbyn will say on Monday....
02:15, 2019-09-02

Hancock would be 'brutally honest' about Brexit as PM Health Secretary Matt Hancock says he would be "brutally honest" about what it would take to get a Brexit deal through Parliament if he becomes the next prime minister....
03:00, 2019-05-26

What to Expect From the Brexit Showdown in Parliament More than three years after Britain voted to break away from the European Union, the country is still tearing itself apart over Brexit. The new U.K. Prime Minster Boris Johnson is embroiled in a showdown with Parliament this week and the murky outlook has sent the pound tumbling to its lowest since ...
07:45, 2019-09-04

| Former UK PM Cameron slams Johnson over Brexit Former British prime minister David Cameron launched a blistering attack on the UK's current leader Boris Johnson in extracts of his memoirs published on Sunday, accusing him of only backing Brexit to further his own career....
23:30, 2019-09-15

| Scenarios for Britain's Brexit crisis What next? A tumultuous week in British politics has left Prime Minister Boris Johnson without a majority but so far unable to call an election and with his Brexit strategy in peril....
03:15, 2019-09-06

‘We’re a divided kingdom now’: UK sinking into Brexit gloom According to a major new poll from BritainThinks, 69% of Britons are feeling pessimistic about the state of national unityIf Britain were a car it would be a Bentley, says Lorraine Beerman. Grand, impressive, prestigious. A split rumbles within the room – a focus group of older Leave voters from gre...
01:00, 2019-06-16

Why Boris Johnson Lost His Bid for a New Election Before Brexit U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was dealt two harsh rebukes in a showdown with Parliament this week over his plans to take a hard line in Brexit negotiations with the E.U. First, a “rebel alliance” of opposition lawmakers and members of Johnson’s own Conservative Party voted Tues...
16:45, 2019-09-05

Branson: No-deal Brexit 'devastating for Virgin' A no-deal Brexit would cost Virgin hundreds of millions of dollars, and lead to the group investing "a lot less" in Britain, Sir Richard Branson says....
05:45, 2019-07-11

Germany's von der Leyen supports Brexit extension Ursula von der Leyen has tried to sway socialists and liberals on a possible Brexit delay. She also confirmed she will step down as German defense minister, regardless of whether she is successful in her presidency bid....
17:15, 2019-07-15

London’s Fight to Remain a Financial Hub After Brexit London’s emergence three decades ago as Europe’s undisputed financial capital was sudden and transformational. There are fears that the U.K.’s pending divorce from the European Union, Brexit, will cause a precipitous decline. The City of London financial district handles trillions of dollars, euros ...
11:15, 2019-07-03

Brexit Party Fails To Win First Seat In UK By-Election Anti-EU populist Nigel Farage's new Brexit Party failed to win its first seat in Britain's parliament as it lost out to the main opposition Labour Party in a crunch by-election, results on Friday......
07:15, 2019-06-07

UK consumers have resisted Brexit doom and gloom – until now Concerns about the state of the nation may start to outweigh the public’s personal feelgood factorBritain’s consumers have largely been deaf to the warnings of impending economic disaster that have rained down thick and fast ever since the EU referendum in June 2016. The public’s appetite to spend h...
23:30, 2019-08-29

Opinion: Theresa May's toxic Brexit legacy Don't be fooled by the tears she shed. Prime Minister Theresa May stumbled her way through a disjointed and dysfunctional Brexit process and has left the UK in a shocking state of paralysis, writes Rob Mudge....
12:30, 2019-06-07

Brexit viewed with incredulity overseas, says ambassador UK ambassador to South Korea says no serious decision-maker there thinks Brexit is a good ideaBritish ambassadors have been sending messages to the Foreign Office describing Brexit as a political shambles that is destroying the UK’s reputation, the serving UK ambassador to South Korea has said.In th...
22:30, 2019-06-23

Brexit Could Be Delayed For The Third Time, Says New EU Chief Nominee Ursula von der Leyen, the nominee to be the next EU Commission president, said Wednesday that Brexit could be delayed for a third time, but warned London it must take responsiblity for "sorting out"......
01:45, 2019-07-11

UK PM hopefuls clash over how to win Brexit deal in TV debate Conservative candidates vying to replace Prime Minister Theresa May clashed on Sunday over how to win a deal to leave the European Union, with several saying they could win changes to an agreement the bloc says will not be reopened....
21:00, 2019-06-16

What to Know as Boris Johnson and Parliament Face Off on Brexit British lawmakers moved to prevent the prime minister from taking the country out of the European Union without a formal agreement, inching closer to new elections....
23:45, 2019-09-04

Ann Widdecombe likens Brexit to emancipation of slaves Widdecombe becomes first Brexit party MEP to speak in new European parliamentThe former Conservative minister Ann Widdecombe has likened the UK’s departure from the EU to the emancipation of slaves, as she became the first Brexit party MEP to speak in the new European parliament.With her leader, Nig...
19:45, 2019-07-04

Who is Boris Johnson, Brexit champion and likely British PM? A penchant for gaffes, extramarital affairs and fanning the flames of euroskepticism: Meet the man who is likely to become Britain's next leader. Paola Totaro reports from London....
10:01, 2019-07-23

EU rules Brits can keep .eu domains in case of Brexit British web users have been told they will be able to keep their .eu domains in the event of the UK leaving the European Union as part of Brexit.The EU has apparently performed another change in policy by releasing a new document which confirms the status of the UK as a "third country" following a s...
16:45, 2019-07-22

How Brexit Broke Britain and Revealed a Country at War With Itself On a Friday evening in July 2012, 80,000 people gathered at the Olympic Stadium in East London to watch the opening ceremony of the 30th Olympiad. Some 27 million British people watched it on their televisions, and many more around the globe. Expectations were sky-high and tinged with skepticism. Ma...
13:15, 2019-06-06

Blame Brexit for Carnival's Sinking Shares Cruise operator Carnival Corp. was the worst performer in the S&P 500 on Thursday as the company’s financial results were hit by Brexit and other political decisions....
21:45, 2019-06-20

UK led towards no-deal Brexit by untruthful elite, says ex-EU envoy Ivan Rogers offers withering assessment of Tory candidates vying to be prime ministerToday’s political developments - live updatesBritain is being led to a no-deal Brexit by a political elite “which has great difficulties discerning and telling the truth”, the UK’s former ambassador to the EU has sa...
19:01, 2019-06-18

Tom Watson on Brexit: ‘Me leave Labour? It’s leaving me’ Deputy leader calls for party to back a second referendum and remaining in the EU Labour’s deputy leader, Tom Watson, has said he believes his party would be “leaving me” if it cannot fully endorse a second referendum, hours after giving a speech in which he said it should be the party of remain.Wat...
00:30, 2019-06-18

UK's Corbyn to back second Brexit referendum: The Times British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn will back a move on Wednesday for the Labour Party to change its Brexit policy and support a second referendum in all circumstances, The Times reported, citing a senior Labour source....
05:30, 2019-06-19

Leadsom: I won't shut down parliament to push through Brexit Conservative leadership candidate Andrea Leadsom has told Sky News she will "certainly not" seek to temporarily suspend parliament in order to push through Brexit....
19:00, 2019-06-06

What to Know as Boris Johnson and Lawmakers Face Off Over Brexit As British lawmakers head back to Parliament and try to find a way to block a no-deal Brexit, Prime Minister Boris Johnson threatens to call snap elections....
16:00, 2019-09-03

Labour 'poised to support second Brexit referendum' Jeremy Corbyn is set to shift Labour's policy to support a second referendum, under pressure from pro-European colleagues, Sky sources have said. ...
14:30, 2019-06-19

'I Don't Know What He Will Do': Europe Braces for Brexit With Boris Johnson Britain’s possible future prime minister both alarmed and charmed his European counterparts during his rocky tenure as foreign secretary. With the Brexit deadline looming, they are preparing for turbulence if Mr. Johnson wins....
09:30, 2019-07-23

What a no-deal Brexit is, and how Boris Johnson could push for one Oct. 31 Here’s what you need to know about how the U.K. got to where it is now, what a no-deal Brexit is and how opposition parties are continuing to fight it....
20:30, 2019-08-29

| Five surprise moments in Britain's Brexit battle Britain's tumultuous start to the week dominated by its seemingly never-ending psychodrama over Brexit has produced some unexpected moments. Here are five of the most unusual:...
10:45, 2019-09-05

Bank of England: No-deal Brexit not as bad as we thought The negative impact of a no-deal Brexit will not be as severe as originally thought because of improved planning by the government, businesses and the financial sector, the Bank of England has said....
05:00, 2019-09-05

Explained: What's happening in this crucial Brexit week? There are 52 days to go until Brexit, but a move to suspend parliament this week will significantly raise the stakes in the battle to control if and how the UK leaves the EU on 31 October....
08:00, 2019-09-09

Johnson weakened by party defections over Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered key defections from his party Tuesday, losing a working majority in Parliament and weakening his position as he tried to prevent lawmakers from blocking his Brexit plans. (Sept. 3)        ...
22:00, 2019-09-03

May was warned key parts of Brexit strategy were 'not compatible' Theresa May was warned just months after entering Downing Street that the central tenets of her Brexit strategy were "not really compatible with each other", the UK's former ambassador to the EU has revealed....
01:30, 2019-07-17

New UK PM must put Brexit plan to second referendum: Labour's Corbyn Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn on Tuesday said Britain's next prime minister must put their Brexit plan to a second referendum on European Union membership, saying his party would campaign to remain....
15:45, 2019-07-09

UK economy shrinks after Brexit car factory shutdowns Vehicle output falls by 24% as firms including BMW and Peugeot pause productionThe British economy shrank in April amid a dramatic decline in car production ahead of the original Brexit deadline, according to official figures.According to the Office for National Statistics, gross domestic product (G...
14:00, 2019-06-10

'We mean what we say': Irish PM says Brexit divorce deal is shut Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar strongly repeated on Friday that the European Union will not reopen the divorce agreement it has reached with Britain or drop the Northern Ireland border "backstop" clause....
14:30, 2019-06-28

Baffled By Brexit? How to Follow the Latest Twists More than three years after Britain voted to break away from the European Union, the country is still tearing itself apart over Brexit. Parliament has moved to thwart Prime Minister Boris Johnson in his plan to leave the bloc by Oct. 31 even if no formal agreement with the EU is in place. The murky ...
08:00, 2019-09-07

Chancellor to pledge extra £2bn for key Brexit projects The chancellor is set to announce an additional £2bn of Brexit funding for Government departments when he sets out public spending and investment plans later....
06:45, 2019-09-04

Labour 'must move now' on switching Brexit position John McDonnell has told Sky News that Labour needs to "move now" on shifting its Brexit stance, as union boss Len McCluskey insisted there was "no panic"....
19:15, 2019-06-30

UK would need fiscal headroom, and more, for a no-deal Brexit: Hammond Britain would need to spend all its existing, 27 billion-pound "fiscal headroom" and more to offset the impact on the economy of a no-deal Brexit, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Tuesday....
14:00, 2019-07-02

Brexit: What happened last night and what's happening today? Deep breath... MPs have used an application under Standing Order 24 so they can stage a debate on suspending Standing Order 14 to try and pass the European Union (Withdrawal) (No 6) Bill and extend Article 50....
10:45, 2019-09-04

Factbox: EU prepares possible Brexit olive branch for new UK PM The European Union is bracing for either a no-deal Brexit or another delay if Boris Johnson becomes Britain's prime minister next week with a pledge to renegotiate a stalled divorce deal the bloc says it will not reopen....
17:15, 2019-07-16

Boris Johnson: Brexit needs greater optimism On a visit to Scotland, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he hopes to end negativity about leaving the European Union and focus on new opportunities. (Sept. 6)        ...
02:00, 2019-09-07

Anti-Brexit RPG ‘Not Tonight’ is coming to Switch The anti-Brexit game Not Tonight may be a year old, but it's still just as relevant. With the Brexit deadline pushed back to October and heightened political tension in the US, the game's digs at the gig economy, right-wing extremism and nationalism......
21:45, 2019-07-17

Corbyn calls on next PM to put Brexit deal to second referendum Jeremy Corbyn has challenged the next PM to put their Brexit deal or a no-deal exit to a second referendum, saying Labour would campaign for Remain in those scenarios....
15:15, 2019-07-09

Delay Brexit? I'd rather be dead in a ditch, says PM Johnson British Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised on Thursday he would never delay Britain's exit from the European Union, due on Oct. 31, saying he would rather be "dead in a ditch" than do so....
11:30, 2019-09-06

Defiant UK lawmakers move to bar ‘no deal’ Brexit With Britain’s prime minister weakened by a major defeat in Parliament, defiant lawmakers move to bar Boris Johnson from pursuing a “no-deal” departure from the EU....
07:15, 2019-09-04

UK Parliament Approves Law To Stop 'No-Deal' Brexit Britain's upper house on Friday gave final approval to a law that would force Boris Johnson to delay Brexit, in a fresh setback for the British Prime Minister who is struggling in his bid to call an......
19:30, 2019-09-06

Battle over Brexit resumes in UK House of Commons LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Parliament is resuming its battle over Brexit, with an attempt by opposition lawmakers to stop the U.K. leaving the European Union without a divorce deal. The Conservative Party is holding a contest to replace Theresa May as party leader and prime minister. Some of the ...
13:00, 2019-06-12

EU still needs significant reason for Brexit extension, Ireland says Britain must present "a very significant political rationale" if it wants to extend talks to leave the European Union, Ireland's finance minister said on Tuesday, after a successful start to a bid by British lawmakers to prevent a no deal Brexit on Oct. 31....
07:15, 2019-09-04

Brexit: EU's top negotiator doubts no-deal can be avoided With two months to go until Brexit, Michel Barnier says he's "not optimistic" of avoiding a no-deal scenario. Writing for a British newspaper, he said there was still confusion over the Irish backstop....
12:45, 2019-09-01

Mid-Brexit, Britons Pause to Debate What Really Matters: Tea Alex Morgan’s tea-drinking victory dance has sparked a passionate exchange about a matter of deep concern to Britons: whether to pour tea or milk first....
20:45, 2019-07-08

Factbox: Beyond Brexit, what are UK leadership candidates' priorities? British Conservative lawmakers are lining up to replace outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May, taking on the task of delivering Brexit and healing a country still deeply split over its relationship with the European Union....
18:45, 2019-06-10

UPDATE 1-BMW has moved some engine output from UK due to Brexit BMW has moved some engine output from Britain due to Brexit, its production chief said on Tuesday, in a further sign of the decisions firms are having to take to handle uncertainty over the UK's exit from the European Union....
16:15, 2019-07-09

UK PM candidate Leadsom: I am proposing a 'managed' Brexit Andrea Leadsom, one of the candidates vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job, said she would seek a "managed exit" from the European Union on Oct. 31....
09:45, 2019-06-10

EU says reneging on Brexit bill would damage UK economy Budget chief linked £39bn divorce bill to UK retaining beneficial relationship with blocA UK government led by Boris Johnson could not be dragged through the courts if it refused to pay the country’s multibillion-pound Brexit bill, the EU’s German budget chief has admitted, but Britain’s economy, se...
00:45, 2019-06-14

PM: Remainers in parliament are making Brexit deal 'less likely' Boris Johnson has warned Remainers that as long as the EU believes Brexit could be stopped by parliament, the "less likely" he is to secure a divorce deal....
22:45, 2019-08-30

Former British PM warns of Brexit crisis for Queen Former UK premier John Major has said he would challenge in court any move to force through a "no-deal" Brexit by suspending parliament. Major warned it could drag Queen Elizabeth II into a "constitutional controversy."...
21:30, 2019-07-10

There's only a 'very small' chance of a no-deal Brexit, says UK's Hammond Britain's chancellor of the exchequer says a "clear majority" in parliament is against the idea of the U.K. leaving the European Union without a deal....
20:45, 2019-06-08

EU leaders rule out reopening Brexit deal BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders are underlining that their divorce agreement with Britain cannot be renegotiated regardless of who becomes the next prime minister there. At a summit of EU leaders Friday, Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel said the current Brexit agreement “is the b...
11:15, 2019-06-21

Could Queen Elizabeth Stop a ‘No Deal’ Brexit? Can Queen Elizabeth stop Brexit? The question has been dismissed as pure fantasy by those on both sides of the Brexit debate in the past. But according to a new report by the BBC’s Newsnight program, rebel lawmakers have drawn up a plan to ask Britain’s constitutional head of state to ta...
21:15, 2019-07-19

France threatens to veto further Brexit extension French foreign minister decries ‘worrying’ lack of progress as EU diplomats express frustrationThe French government has threatened to veto a further Brexit extension due to the “worrying” lack of progress in the recent talks, as EU diplomats expressed their frustration at being caught up in game-pl...
18:00, 2019-09-08

Baffled By Brexit? How to Follow the Latest Showdown More than three years after Britain voted to break away from the European Union, the country is still tearing itself apart over Brexit. The new U.K. Prime Minster Boris Johnson is embroiled in a showdown with Parliament this week and the murky outlook has the pound see-sawing. The risk of a messy sp...
20:15, 2019-09-05

Corbyn insists a no-deal Brexit can still be stopped Jeremy Corbyn has insisted a no-deal Brexit can be stopped - and MPs will act quickly to try and prevent it when they return from their summer break next week....
01:30, 2019-08-30

| UK, EU Brexit teams to meet twice-weekly in September Britain's Brexit negotiators are to meet their EU counterparts twice a week throughout September, London said, in a bid to strike a new divorce deal....
07:00, 2019-08-31

Toyota Won't Build Cars At UK Factory The Day After Brexit Toyota will not build cars at its British factory the day after Britain leaves the European Union as part of plans to handle any disruption from a potentially disorderly Brexit....
16:30, 2019-08-31

Woo Irish PM to get better Brexit deal, says UK PM candidate Harper Rebuilding diplomatic ties with Ireland is the key to getting a better Brexit deal from the European Union, says Mark Harper, the self-styled "serious underdog" in the contest to be Britain's new prime minister....
16:45, 2019-06-11

Brexit rebels confident of stopping 'no-deal' British lawmakers opposed to any possibility of a no-deal Brexit have submitted a bill for consideration. The legislation would see a further Brexit delay if no withdrawal agreement is reached....
00:00, 2019-09-04

UK car industry future hinges 'not on Brexit, but on batteries' Jaguar Land Rover boss says UK needs batteries made in Britain - or carmakers will leaveThe feeling of relief in the British car industry was almost palpable on Friday, when Jaguar Land Rover said it would invest billions in producing new electric vehicles in the UK. After the recent closure of two ...
17:30, 2019-07-07

A Brexit deal is my priority, says UK PM hopeful Javid Britain's interior minister Sajid Javid, a contender to replace Theresa May, said on Monday if he was prime minister he would pursue a deal to leave the European Union and would offer to pay any new costs to keep the border open with Ireland....
09:45, 2019-06-10

Being hit and nearly run over made me risk arrest to protest Brexit Ana Telma Rocha became an instant social media sensation when she interrupted a Sky News reporter covering protests against the suspension of parliament to express how she felt about Brexit....
17:30, 2019-08-31

No-deal Brexit would plunge Britain into a recession, says OBR Office for Budget Responsibility believes economy would shrink by 2% by end of 2020A no-deal Brexit would plunge Britain into a recession that would shrink the economy by 2% by the end of next year, according to the government’s independent forecasting body.The Office for Budget Responsibility said ...
12:30, 2019-07-18

Migrants to be tracked by digital IDs post-Brexit New migrants moving to the UK to work after Brexit will be given unique digital identities and have their visa applications filtered by "automated checks", according to a leaked Home Office presentation seen by Sky News....
17:30, 2019-07-18

Parliament’s Next Brexit Brawl: When to Hold Elections Opposition lawmakers have blocked Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plan for a mid-October election, but the government says it will push for it again next week....
00:15, 2019-09-06

UK lawmakers back bid to hamper a no-deal Brexit British lawmakers on Thursday backed proposals to make it harder for the next prime minister to force through a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliament....
18:15, 2019-07-18

Brexit: Irish PM says no backstop as bad for Ireland as no deal Ireland will not allow the Northern Ireland "backstop" clause in Britain's EU withdrawal agreement to be dropped because doing so would be as big a threat to the country as Britain leaving without a deal, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Saturday....
15:15, 2019-06-15

Report reveals no-deal Brexit impact – here's what you need to know Shortages of fresh foods, medicines and petrol predicted in Operation Yellowhammer Brexit planning report, as well as problems sharing data between the UK and EU...
17:00, 2019-09-12

'Ready and willing' to do a Brexit deal, Britain tells EU Britain is "ready and willing" to do a deal to leave the European Union if Brussels renegotiates the agreement, a senior government source said on Tuesday, denying that a no-deal Brexit was Prime Minister Boris Johnson's central plan....
15:45, 2019-08-06

Michal Gove: EU 'refusing to negotiate' Brexit Michael Gove, picked by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to lead Brexit planning, said Tuesday the European Union is "refusing to negotiate," calling their position "wrong and sad."...
00:15, 2019-08-07

Theresa May becomes UK's latest Brexit political casualty Theresa May came into power after the Brexit referendum, yet she never managed to unite the Conservatives. Before stepping down as prime minister, May was one of the most powerful women ever in British politics....
16:15, 2019-05-24

UK ever more polarized as Brexit Party storms to EU vote win Nigel Farage's Brexit Party stormed to victory in a European election, riding a wave of anger at the failure of Prime Minister Theresa May to take the United Kingdom out of the European Union....
05:30, 2019-05-27

Emmanuel Macron’s Bittersweet Brexit Victory Boris Johnson is proving the French leader right on the dangers of letting the U.K. withdrawal drag on too long. But there’s no cause for celebration. ...
14:15, 2019-08-23

Will No-Confidence Vote Write Brexit’s Next Chapter?  The nation that gave the world parliamentary democracy is poised to test the system’s safety valve: A vote to oust the government from office. With Britain due to leave the European Union on Oct. 31, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson vowing to go through with it whether or not a deal is in place to e...
17:45, 2019-08-07

Jeremy Corbyn: I agree with Macron on Brexit Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is in agreement with Emmanuel Macron's stance on Brexit - after the French president insisted the Irish border backstop is "indispensable"....
06:00, 2019-08-23

Brexit: Boris Johnson says UK will break away like Hulk Just like the comic book hero, Boris Johnson has vowed that the UK will escape the EU's chains on October 31 if no new deal is reached. The British prime minister is due to hold fresh talks in Brussels on Monday....
14:00, 2019-09-15

Brexit: top Tories would bring down any PM who backs no deal Philip Hammond and senior party figures warn that MPs are prepared to take drastic actionBoris Johnson and Dominic Raab have been warned that Tory MPs would be prepared to bring down any prime minister backing a no-deal Brexit, triggering a general election, amid fears the leadership hopefuls will v...
22:45, 2019-05-26

Former UK Brexit minister Raab enters battle to be next PM Former Brexit Minister Dominic Raab became the sixth candidate to enter the contest to replace Theresa May as prime minister on Saturday, vowing to fight for a fairer deal on Brexit....
01:15, 2019-05-26

Brexit: Did Merkel set a 30-day Irish backstop deadline? German Chancellor Angela Merkel's suggestion that Britain and the EU could find a solution to the Irish backstop in the next 30 days has "emboldened" British PM Boris Johnson. But should he really be feeling encouraged?...
22:30, 2019-08-22

Queen may cut short holiday if Brexit causes crisis The Queen may have to cut short her summer holiday if she is needed to carry out any of her constitutional duties amid speculation her new prime minister could draw her into a political crisis....
01:00, 2019-08-09

Theresa May's successor 'must break Brexit deadlock' Business leaders fear Conservative leadership contenders will back no dealToday’s political developments - live updatesTheresa May announces she will resign on 7 JuneTory leadership race: the favourites to replace MayBusiness leaders have warned that Theresa May’s successor must table an immediate p...
22:45, 2019-05-24

It's up to EU to avoid no-deal Brexit, says UK foreign minister Britain's foreign minister on Thursday pressed the European Union to amend the terms of Britain's EU withdrawal agreement, saying Brussels would have to take responsibility for a no-deal Brexit if it does not compromise....
05:15, 2019-08-09

UK's Johnson says Britain should plan for no-deal Brexit Britain should be prepared to walk out of the European Union without a deal if it is to negotiate a suitable exit agreement, British lawmaker and prime minister hopeful Boris Johnson said on Friday....
16:45, 2019-05-24

We'll keep working for orderly Brexit post-May, Merkel says German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she respected the decision of her British counterpart Theresa May to quit as Prime Minister and said Berlin would continue to work closely with London to secure an orderly Brexit....
16:45, 2019-05-24

What do the EU elections mean for Brexit? It’s complicated | Anand Menon Neither tribe won a clear advantage, and the main parties stay internally deadlocked, with a general election less likely nowWhat a night, eh? The Conservatives turned in their worst electoral performance since 1832. Labour managed to finish third in Wales and a remarkable fifth in Scotland. Meanwhi...
14:30, 2019-05-27

Germany: We are prepared for all Brexit scenarios but want to get a deal The German government is prepared for all possible scenarios regarding Britain's expected departure from the European Union, a spokeswoman said on Monday, adding that Berlin was still aiming to secure a Brexit deal....
14:00, 2019-08-05

Brexit: Deliver or politically die, Farage tells PM The withdrawal agreement is not Brexit, says Nigel Farage, and warns the PM his party will fight any attempt to sign up to even a reworked version of it....
13:15, 2019-08-27

EU chief: Brexit a 'vaccine' against 'fake news' Brexit has acted as a warning against leaving the European Union and was a "vaccine against anti-EU propaganda and fake news", according to European Council President Donald Tusk....
10:30, 2019-05-29

UK lawmakers to ask for emergency Brexit debate on Monday: ITV British opposition lawmakers are due to request an emergency debate in parliament on Monday to try to force the government to publish a no-deal Brexit planning document and make Prime Minister Boris Johnson adhere to law, an ITV correspondent said....
03:30, 2019-09-09

UK less able to cope with hard Brexit than it was in spring, say officials Exclusive: Analysis includes stark assessments of potential problems including panic-buying and civil disorderThe UK is currently less able to cope with a hard Brexit than it was in the spring, with the real risk of panic-buying in the run-up to Christmas and civil disorder if the country leaves the...
03:30, 2019-08-02

'No Deal' Brexit Returns to Forefront of Debate Most lawmakers oppose it. Business executives are terrified of it. But the favorites jostling to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May are talking up Britain’s abrupt exit from the EU after years of inconclusive wrangling....
18:30, 2019-05-28

EU's Juncker says EU will not renegotiate Brexit withdrawal deal European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Tuesday that the European Union was not willing to renegotiate the withdrawal deal struck with the British government, but rejected three times by Britain's parliament....
18:15, 2019-05-28

"No Reason To Be Optimistic," Says EU's Brexit Negotiator On Deal With UK Europe's chief Brexit negotiator warned European lawmakers Thursday that he has no reason to be optimistic that Brussels and London will agree an orderly divorce....
06:45, 2019-09-13

Fruit May Be In Short Supply After Brexit, Essentials Unlikely To Run Out Britain is unlikely to run out of essentials like toilet paper in the event of a no-deal Brexit but some fresh fruit and vegetables could be in short supply and prices might rise, warned supermarket......
06:45, 2019-09-13

| UK's Johnson under fire over no-deal Brexit assessment The British government is facing a backlash after it was forced to publish documents warning that a no-deal Brexit could lead to civil unrest and shortages of food and medicines....
12:45, 2019-09-13

Banksy's famous Brexit mural vanishes Banksy's mural of a workman chiseling away at a star in the European Union flag mysteriously disappeared from the side of a building in Dover, England, over the weekend....
20:00, 2019-08-26

UK's Fox says would be surprised if EU refuses to renegotiate Brexit terms British trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday he would be surprised if the European Union did not agree to attempts to renegotiate the country's exit deal, and that it was up to both sides to avoid a no-deal exit....
14:45, 2019-05-28

Contenders to be next UK leader divided over no-deal Brexit The race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May is becoming a battle over whether Britain should leave the European Union without a divorce agreement — or whether that would cause economic and political mayhem...
11:45, 2019-05-28

Ai Weiwei: I'm looking forward to arguing with Brits about Brexit The Chinese dissident artist on his UK move and why no one wants to get on the wrong side of ChinaAi Weiwei has described his recent move to the UK as a step into the unknown and said he was looking forward to getting involved in arguments about Brexit.In an exclusive interview with the Guardian, sp...
17:15, 2019-09-13

| UK urges EU to reflect 'political reality' on Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government has urged EU leaders again to drop their opposition to renegotiating the terms of Brexit, claiming recent European elections required a change of approach....
17:00, 2019-08-04

UK won't owe £39bn under no-deal Brexit, Boris Johnson to tell EU Boris Johnson is expected to tell EU boss Donald Tusk that Britain will only pay a quarter of its so-called Brexit divorce bill if the country leaves without a deal on 31 October....
07:30, 2019-08-25

Remain v hard Brexit: what the UK's EU election results tell us Both sides of Brexit divide have claimed victory, but the truth is far from conclusiveNews and analysis - live updatesThe European election results have left those on all sides of the Brexit divide claiming victory. Here we analyse the results and what they mean for leave and remain. Continue readin...
14:30, 2019-05-27

Brexit is not a threat to British prosperity: Johnson Britain can forge a "fantastic free trade relationship" with Europe after it quits the European Union, but can also be a champion for global free trade, lawmaker and Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson said on Friday....
16:45, 2019-05-24

Britain says contours of a Brexit deal are now clear The contours of a possible Brexit deal are now clear so divorce talks between Britain and the European Union are at a crucial juncture, British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on Monday....
10:30, 2019-09-16

Any Other Business: A new politics podcast where Brexit is banned Does the thought of a facilitated customs arrangement make your eyes glaze over? Are you flummoxed by Norway, Norway Plus and Norway For Now? Are you (dare I say it) bored of Brexit?...
08:45, 2019-05-22

EU's Juncker: No 'emotional attachment' to Brexit backstop One of the EU's most senior figures has said he has "no emotional attachment" to the part of the Brexit deal Britain is trying to get Brussels to remove. ...
16:15, 2019-09-18

Luxembourg PM's 'stunt' a reminder why UK wants Brexit - US ambassador Boris Johnson's treatment at the hands of Luxembourg's prime minister is a reminder of why the UK wants to leave the European Union, Donald Trump's ambassador in London is reported to have said....
16:15, 2019-09-18

EU rebuffs British PM Johnson's opening Brexit bid Prime Minister Boris Johnson's demand that the European Union reopen the Brexit divorce deal was rebuffed on Tuesday by the bloc, which said Britain had failed to propose any realistic alternative to an agreed insurance policy for the Irish border....
16:00, 2019-08-20

EU warns Britain heading for a no-deal Brexit The European Union warned on Wednesday that Britain was headed for a damaging no-deal Brexit, with London's ideas for solving the contentious issue of the Irish border still unlikely to unlock a deal just six weeks before Britain is due to leave....
23:30, 2019-09-18

In Looming Brexit Clash, U.K. Constitution Could Be the Loser Scholars say it has been more than a century since Britain’s constitution — a medley of laws and customs, many but not all of them written — has come under such strain....
18:00, 2019-08-14

British PM Johnson says opponents of Brexit are 'collaborating' with EU Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday that some British lawmakers who thought they could bloc Brexit were engaging in a "terrible" collaboration with the EU....
18:30, 2019-08-14

Johnson accuses MPs and EU of collaborating to block Brexit Boris Johnson has accused MPs and the EU of collaborating to block Brexit, as he failed to rule out calling a general election after 31 October in order to push through the UK's exit from the EU....
23:00, 2019-08-14

With 78 days to Brexit, British parliament ready to take on PM The British parliament is set for a September showdown between Prime Minister Boris Johnson's "do or die" pro-Brexit government and those implacably opposed to leaving the European Union without a divorce deal....
03:45, 2019-08-15

Jeremy Corbyn: I will do everything necessary to stop a no-deal Brexit Jeremy Corbyn has said he will do "everything necessary" to prevent a no-deal Brexit - and insisted he should be leader of any caretaker government formed to stop this....
14:30, 2019-08-19

How China, Brexit, and the US derailed global 5G wireless With old trade wars reigniting and new ones being invented, telecommunications is faced with an existential crisis. To survive, it must establish a global standard for a globe that no longer seems to want one....
17:15, 2019-08-16

May offers MPs vote on second referendum in 'new' Brexit deal Customs union vote also included in ‘10-point offer’ in last attempt to break impasseFollow the latest political developments - liveTheresa May has offered MPs votes on a second referendum and a temporary customs union in her last attempt to get a Brexit deal through parliament.Amid widespread expec...
19:30, 2019-05-21

Macron to discuss Brexit with PM Johnson on Thursday French President Emmanuel Macron will meet British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Aug. 22 to discuss Brexit as well as the crises in Iran and Syria, an official from Macron's office said on Monday....
13:00, 2019-08-19

PM tipped for more Brexit rejection despite 'bold' new offer Theresa May is preparing to put the final touches on her "bold offer" to MPs in a fourth and final attempt to get her Brexit deal through parliament....
17:30, 2019-05-21

No-deal Brexit will cut 3% off UK economic growth, says OECD Group forecasts 2020 recession just as global economy starts downward trend A no-deal Brexit will slice almost 3% from the UK economic growth over the next three years compared with just 0.6% from the rest of the EU, according to the latest health check of the global economy by the Organisation for ...
11:30, 2019-09-20

No-deal Brexit would be a betrayal, says Philip Hammond Chancellor’s remarks come as Tory feud grows and Lord Heseltine loses party whipThe expected demise of Theresa May’s Brexit plan has sparked open feuding over what comes next, with the chancellor, Philip Hammond, arguing that proponents of a no-deal Brexit are betraying the referendum result.The cab...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Explainer: A guide to the Brexit backstop, and why there's a UK-EU standoff British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has made a fresh push to drop the so-called Irish backstop from the Brexit deal, renewing a demand the EU has repeatedly rejected....
16:00, 2019-08-20

UK’s May under fire after lawmakers reject Brexit offer LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to scrap a planned vote on her Brexit blueprint, after her attempt at compromise got the thumbs-down from her own party and the opposition. May plans to ask Parliament to vote next month on a bill implementing Britain’s departu...
12:15, 2019-05-22

UK economy shrinks amid Brexit uncertainty The contraction was the first since 2012 and comes ahead of the UK's planned exit from the European Union. Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid promised the "fundamentals of the British economy are strong."...
18:15, 2019-08-09

No Brexit breakthrough as Johnson meets Juncker, EU says Salmon, snails, and the Irish backstop were on the menu as UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson met European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. Brussels later said it was still waiting for a solution to the impasse....
17:30, 2019-09-16

Sort Brexit and win election: Five things on the next PM's to-do list Only three candidates - Boris Johnson, Esther McVey and Rory Stewart -  have so far formally declared their intention to stand for the Tory leadership. ...
05:45, 2019-05-24

Britain Postpones Brexit Vote, Says Official The British government on Thursday postponed Theresa May's final Brexit showdown in parliament following an outcry over concessions that looked set to speed up the end of her tumultuous spell as......
19:15, 2019-05-23

UK's May discussed Brexit legislation with two ministers: spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May held separate meetings with her foreign and interior ministers on Thursday to discuss legislation to enact her Brexit deal, May's spokesman said....
18:30, 2019-05-23

UK's May clings to power after Brexit gambit backfires Prime Minister Theresa May clung to power on Thursday after her final Brexit gambit backfired, overshadowing a European election that has shown a United Kingdom still riven over its divorce from the EU....
18:30, 2019-05-23

Brexit enforcer Cummings’ farm took €235,000 in EU handouts Boris Johnson aide, a strident critic of Brussels, is accused of hypocrisy over paymentsBoris Johnson’s controversial enforcer, Dominic Cummings, an architect of Brexit and a fierce critic of Brussels, is co-owner of a farm that has received €250,000 (£235,000) in EU farming subsidies, the Observer ...
22:30, 2019-08-10

| Dutch plan big Brexit beach party Thousands of people have signed up on Facebook to a Dutch beach party for Brexit, featuring food from across the European Union to mark Britain's departure....
21:00, 2019-08-21

UK's Hammond warns of hit to economy from a no-deal Brexit British finance minister Philip Hammond said a no-deal Brexit would leave the country poorer, repeating his warnings to potential successors of Prime Minister Theresa May, some of whom have advocated an abrupt departure from the European Union....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Macron wants to avoid Brexit 'polluting' EU after 31 October French president says EU27 leaders need to know when UK’s lengthy exit will happenFollow today’s political developments – liveFrance’s president, Emmanuel Macron, has said he wants to avoid Brexit “polluting” the EU after 31 October, and that European leaders need to know when the UK’s prolonged dep...
01:30, 2019-05-23

US, UK looking for quick post-Brexit trade deal London and Washington are ready to strike a post-Brexit trade deal "in pieces" in order to speed up the process. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said Brexit must be delivered by whatever means possible on October 31....
04:00, 2019-08-13

Corbyn reveals Brexit compromise in bid to head off row Jeremy Corbyn has attempted to head off a bitter Brexit row at Labour's conference in Brighton this weekend by spelling out a compromise policy which he hopes his party will support....
02:45, 2019-09-18

| May stares at defeat in final Brexit gambit British Prime Minister Theresa May stared at the prospect of her political career coming to an inglorious end after her final attempt to save her hated Brexit deal was almost universally condemned by parliament....
21:15, 2019-05-22

Brexit's Biggest Booster Has a New, Old Mission: Leave the EU As Britain votes Thursday to elect lawmakers for the European Parliament, Nigel Farage’s newly created Brexit Party is well ahead in the polls. The party has no manifesto and only one aim: get the U.K. out of the EU, even if it means leaving without a divorce deal. ...
20:15, 2019-05-22

Risk of no-deal Brexit 'very real': Juncker A deal to ensure a smooth British exit from the European Union is still possible, but the risk of a no-deal is also "very real", European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Wednesday....
10:00, 2019-09-18

| No-deal Brexit like 'burning your house down': UK Lib Dem leader Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has warned in her party conference speech that a no-deal Brexit would be like "burning your house down" as she pledged to cancel Britain's departure from the EU altogether....
12:00, 2019-09-18

UK’s May tweaks Brexit deal in last-ditch bid to win support LONDON (AP) — The British government is discussing how to tweak its proposed European Union divorce terms in a last-ditch attempt to get Parliament’s backing for Prime Minister Theresa May’s deal with the bloc. The Cabinet is meeting Tuesday to work out details of what May has called a &...
14:45, 2019-05-21

| Trump urges Britain to go for no-deal Brexit Britain should go for a no-deal Brexit with the EU and refuse to pay the agreed $50 billion divorce bill, US President Donald Trump told the UK's The Sunday Telegraph newspaper on the eve of a visit to London....
09:45, 2019-06-02

New PM Johnson says Britain must prepare for no-deal Brexit Britain must prepare for the possibility that it has to leave the European Union without a deal if the bloc refuses to renegotiate its exit accord, new Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday....
18:00, 2019-07-24

How Boris Johnson Can or Can’t Evade Parliament on Brexit U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who took office in July, says his plan to suspend Parliament in mid-September is a routine step bringing one legislative session to a close and allowing a new one to take up his policy agenda. Opponents, including some lawmakers in his own Conservative Party, say h...
13:15, 2019-08-29

Election is the only way to break Brexit deadlock, says UK's Johnson An election is the only way to break the deadlock over Brexit, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told parliament on Monday, ahead of a vote on whether a snap election should be held....
05:00, 2019-09-10

UK farmers worried by lack of clarity on Brexit UK farmers in the East Midlands' agriculture belt say they've had it with the lack of clarity caused by a still unresolved Brexit. Forced to focus only on the short term, they're deeply concerned about their livelihoods. (Sept. 10)        ...
20:15, 2019-09-10

Brexit: France losing patience with UK uncertainty France is losing patience with the United Kingdom in matters Brexit, and has threatened to veto any further delay. For Paris, the responsibility to avoid a no-deal outcome is up to the UK....
15:30, 2019-09-11

Want to inherit Britain’s Brexit mess? A lot of candidates do. The already-crowded race for 10 Downing Street is only days old, but it’s shaping up to be a wild, unpredictable and hugely consequential contest for a country caught in the purgatory of an E.U. exit that never seems to end....
07:15, 2019-05-31

HIGHLIGHTS-UK's Johnson promises Brexit on Oct. 31, 'no ifs or buts' Boris Johnson promised to deliver Brexit by Oct. 31 and said he would strike a new deal with the European Union in his first speech after becoming British Prime Minister on Wednesday....
18:00, 2019-07-24

More EU citizens are seeking help for stress and anxiety over Brexit Mental health service has seen Europeans suffering panic attacks and suicidal thoughts The number of EU citizens turning to therapy to cope with their stress and anxiety over Brexit is on the increase, a mental health expert has said.Emmy van Deurzen, a psychotherapy professor who launched a free th...
15:30, 2019-06-02

Trump's Brexit Strategy Is Anathema to Sterling There was plenty of pomp at Buckingham Palace when Donald Trump met Queen Elizabeth II but Her Majesty’s currency has a message for the U.S. president: His advice on dealing with Europe is profoundly unwelcome to holders of sterling....
19:15, 2019-06-04

| UK's Johnson urged to embrace no-deal Brexit Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage urged British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to lead Britain out of the EU without a divorce deal, threatening to fight his party "in every seat" otherwise....
15:45, 2019-08-28

Factbox: Who is in Boris Johnson's Brexit team so far? Britain's incoming prime minister, Boris Johnson, starts appointing his government team on Wednesday, after weeks of planning and of jockeying among Conservative hopefuls looking for top jobs in his new cabinet....
14:45, 2019-07-24

How a video game is getting its players to rethink Brexit A super-detailed soccer simulation is letting its users see the impact of the U.K.'s departure from the European Union in a whole new light. Data from the game is even being used to inform Parliament members on potential impact....
19:45, 2019-09-10

Architect of Brexit campaign becomes adviser to new UK PM Johnson Boris Johnson has appointed Dominic Cummings, an architect of Britain's Brexit campaign, as a senior adviser, a move his team hopes will help deliver the new leader's "do or die" pledge to leave the European Union by Oct. 31....
14:45, 2019-07-24

TIMELINE: Key dates in Britain's Brexit crisis British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants to renegotiate the terms of the country's divorce from the European Union but whether he succeeds or not, he has pledged that Brexit will happen "do or die" on Oct. 31....
14:45, 2019-08-28

Leadsom convenes talks with pro-Brexit bosses The new business secretary, Andrea Leadsom, will underline the radical shift in her department's Brexit stance later by meeting a number of company bosses who have endorsed the UK's departure from the EU....
18:00, 2019-07-31

Brexit too complicated for referendum, says Jared Diamond Why did Britain not look to other countries for examples of best practice, asks expertBrexit was too complex to be decided by referendum and should have been left in the hands of elected representatives, not voters, Jared Diamond has said.Speaking at the Hay festival on Saturday about his latest boo...
21:00, 2019-06-01

Brexit 'may bar UK scientists from €100bn EU research fund' Nobel prize winner warns UK science will suffer unless it can gain access to Horizon EuropeOne of Britain’s leading researchers has warned of a “major blow” to national science if ministers cannot secure access to a massive research programme that is being drawn up by the EU.The Horizon Europe progr...
09:15, 2019-06-03

Boris Johnson Vows To "Get Brexit Done" on October 31 Boris Johnson vowed on Tuesday to "get Brexit done" by the twice-delayed October 31 deadline, after defeating Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt in the race to become next British premier....
16:45, 2019-07-23

How Johnson Can or Can’t Evade Parliament on Brexit: QuickTake U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who took office in July, says his plan to suspend Parliament in mid-September is a routine step bringing one legislative session to a close and allowing a new one to take up his policy agenda. Opponents, including some lawmakers in his own Conservative Party, say h...
19:00, 2019-08-28

A Boris Brexit, election or all-out rebellion - what will happen next? When the pilot of a plane announces suddenly over the intercom that "this is a completely normal procedure", you know it's time to check the safety card and hope the bloke in the row in front doesn't block your way to the emergency exit slide when the lights go out and the smoke starts to roll down ...
16:15, 2019-08-29

Banksy's Brexit mural mysteriously disappears Banksy's mural of a workman chiseling away at a star in the European Union flag mysteriously disappeared from the side of a building in Dover, England, over the weekend....
02:15, 2019-08-28

Brexit latest: What happens next? What is the MPs' vote tonight about? The longest parliamentary session in UK history will come to an end on Monday night as the country lurches ever closer to the October Brexit deadline....
01:30, 2019-09-10

Watson: Hold Brexit referendum before an election Tom Watson has said a second Brexit referendum should happen before any election, describing it as "the only way" to break the deadlock "once and for all"....
02:30, 2019-09-12

| Who blinks first? Boris Johnson's risky Brexit bet UK leadership race favourite Boris Johnson has gambled all on a risky Brexit strategy that he insists will take Britain out of Europe on favourable terms....
11:30, 2019-07-23

President Trump Says U.K. Should Be Ready for a No Deal Brexit LONDON — President Donald Trump has waded into the most contentious issue in British politics by urging the U.K. government to leave the European Union without a deal if it can’t get better terms from EU leaders. Trump told the Sunday Times in an interview that Britain should “walk...
05:15, 2019-06-03

Brexit shutdowns cause UK car production slump in April SMMT again warns of no-deal Brexit risks after planned shutdowns lead to sharp decline in manufacturing A number of factory shutdowns timed to coincide with the originally scheduled date of Britain's departure from the European Union led to a dramatic 44.5% year-on-year slump in UK car manufacturin...
02:15, 2019-05-30

Johnson Vows Oct. 31 Brexit as Second Election Bid Fails British Prime Minister Boris Johnson stuck to his pledge that the U.K. would leave the EU on Oct. 31—even as a law came into force preventing the country from leaving on that date without an agreement and Parliament again rejected his bid to call an election before then....
15:45, 2019-09-10

U.K.'s Boris Johnson to Appear in Court Over Brexit Claims Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to become Britain’s next prime minister, has been ordered to appear in court over allegations of misconduct in office relating to claims he made around the Brexit referendum....
16:15, 2019-05-29

New UK PM Boris Johnson Says Brexit On October 31, "No Ifs Or Buts" Newly-installed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday promised to deliver Brexit on October 31, "no ifs or buts", and prove wrong "the doubters, the doomsters, the gloomsters"....
18:45, 2019-07-24

Anti-Brexit Lawmakers Try Cooperating, for a Change Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour leader, agreed to shelve his plan to topple Prime Minister Boris Johnson next week in favor of a legislative challenge to a no-deal Brexit....
00:45, 2019-08-28

EU lawmakers see higher risk of no-deal Brexit with PM Johnson The European Union lawmakers dealing with Brexit said on Wednesday there was an increased risk of a disorderly British exit from the bloc after Boris Johnson becomes prime minister....
14:45, 2019-07-24

UK’s Labour shifts policy, now backs new Brexit referendum In a significant shift, Britain’s main opposition Labour Party says Britain’s next prime minister should hold a referendum on whether to leave the European Union or remain in the bloc...
14:30, 2019-07-09

UK finance minister to quit over no-deal Brexit if Johnson become PM British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday he would resign if Boris Johnson became prime minister because he felt unable to support a leader happy to take the country out of the European Union without a deal....
15:00, 2019-07-21

Trump blasts Britain’s May, says she created a ‘mess’ with Brexit ​President Trump took aim at British Prime Minister Theresa May for her handling of Brexit, as well as the country’s ambassador to the US, who called the Trump administration “inept” and “dysfunctional.” “I have been very critical about the way the U.K. and Prime ...
23:01, 2019-07-08

iPhone-owning EU citizens are still waiting for Brexit residency app The Brexit situation in Britain isn't only causing chaos in the areas of politics and business, but is causing its share of technology woes too. The latest issue is with the government app which allows EU nationals residing in Britain to apply to sta......
22:00, 2019-08-26

| British PM to call election for Oct 14 if MPs defeat him on Brexit: official British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will call for a general election to be held on October 14 if he is defeated in a parliamentary vote on his Brexit strategy to be held on Tuesday, a senior government official said on Monday....
21:30, 2019-09-02

SMEs unprepared for no-deal Brexit, bankers tell Javid Britain's army of small businesses remain largely unprepared for a no-deal Brexit, some of the financial services industry's top bosses warned the chancellor on Monday....
00:00, 2019-09-03

Britain's PM hopefuls battle over Brexit in bad-tempered debate Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, rivals to become Britain's next prime minister, clashed over who could be most trusted on Brexit on Tuesday in a sometimes bad-natured television debate just two weeks before one will be crowned....
00:30, 2019-07-10

Ireland will need no-deal Brexit checks, just not at border: minister Ireland will prevent physical checks and infrastructure along its border with British-run Northern Ireland in a no-deal Brexit but will need to take "some action somewhere" to protect the EU single market, Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Tuesday....
19:15, 2019-07-09

Would-be PM Johnson's Brexit promise trumps gaffes for UK Conservatives With a string of sausages round his neck and holding packs of "Boris bangers", Boris Johnson extolled the virtues of new business in northern England as part of his pitch to become Britain's next prime minister....
17:30, 2019-07-09