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15 January 2019 12:45 PM What next for Brexit? Three main scenarios

What next? With the Brexit deal between Britain and the EU facing defeat in the British parliament in a crucial vote on Tuesday, that's the question on everyone's lips. This is the Brexit that the British government and EU leaders want – and one which many MPs in the British parliament object to. The deal has been rejected by some of British Prime Minister 92

10 January 2019 12:42 PM Tesco finally says it's in talks to stockpile goods for Brexit

Tesco has remained quiet on Brexit since the referendum result nearly three years ago, but the UK’s biggest retailer has now disclosed it is planning to stockpile in the run-up to the March deadline. The supermarket has delivered stock-holding and production plans for each of its suppliers by using existing networks and warehousing space. It has offered 48

01 January 2019 7:28 AM British demand for Irish passports rises as Brexit looms

British demand for Irish passports surged in 2018 as Brexit moved closer. Out of the total number of applications in the year to December 14, 98 544 came from Great Britain, an increase of 22% from the year-earlier period, the foreign ministry said in Dublin. The UK’s vote to leave the EU has raised concerns that its citizens could lose the right to live and work in Europe 40

31 December 2018 12:39 PM UK needs leadership, US Ambassador says as Brexit looms

The UK is in need of leadership, US Ambassador to London Woody Johnson said, as he also cast doubt on the chances of a bilateral trade deal if Prime Minister Theresa May manages to push her Brexit agreement through Parliament. “I’m feeling the country is in need of leadership,” Johnson said on Monday in a BBC Radio interview. “You can see the frustration 107

19 December 2018 8:58 PM UK opposition leader denies calling PM May a 'stupid woman'

London — Britain's main opposition leader sparked a political furor Wednesday after he was accused of calling Prime Minister Theresa May a "stupid woman" in the House of Commons. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn was caught on camera appearing to mutter the insult during the prime minister's weekly question-and-answer session. He denied, it, saying instead 43

18 December 2018 4:15 AM UK said to prepare migration policy favouring high earners

Theresa May’s government is on the point of agreeing its post-Brexit immigration policy, after months of internal arguments over which applicants should be favored to enter the UK. Under the proposals, preference will be given to higher earners and people from favoured nations. These are likely to be the countries whose citizens are currently allowed 99

13 December 2018 2:36 PM UK parliament won't vote on Brexit deal until new year

Lawmakers in the UK Parliament aren’t scheduled to vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal this year, Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom said on Thursday. Outlining business for the coming week, Leadsom didn’t include the so-called "meaningful vote" on the agreement, which May is seeking to augment at a summit of EU leaders in Brussels 103

12 December 2018 3:00 PM The vote to oust May: A guide to how it works and what comes next

UK Prime Minister Theresa May faces a confidence vote in her leadership on Wednesday night amid growing opposition to her Brexit deal. Conservative members of Parliament will vote from 18:00 to 20:00 on whether they have confidence in her as leader. The outcome, followed by the breakdown of the numbers, will be announced by 21:00 London time. If May is defeated 107

12 December 2018 10:24 AM Markets LIVE: Stocks rise on renewed trade hopes, pound climbs

OVERVIEW: Stocks rallied globally as the outlook for US-China trade took a positive turn. The pound strengthened as the British prime minister vowed to fight a challenge to her leadership. US equity futures and European shares climbed following big gains in Asia after Canada granted bail to the chief financial officer of China’s Huawei and President 46

12 December 2018 6:25 AM SA to feel the blow in 'no-deal' Brexit, economist warns

North West University economist Raymond Parsons has warned that South Africa could be among the hardest hit by the UK’s path out of the European Union (EU). Parsons is a referential economic commentator, having analysed and studied most of democratic South Africa’s economic trajectory. He authored books including The Mbeki Inheritance in 1999, and Zumanomics 42