EXPLAINED: What happens to SA after Brexit?

2020-01-08 06:01

The UK is set to leave the European Union on January 31, 2020. We take a look at what that means for the SA economy.

This really is a crunch week for Brexit

2019-10-21 04:45

It's 11 days until the UK is due to shed its European Union membership and, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson so often says, "take back control".

WATCH | Stunning blow for UK PM as court strikes down parliament suspension

2019-09-24 20:09

Britain's Supreme Court has ruled that Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted unlawfully in suspending parliament in the run-up to Brexit, in a stunning blow that sparked immediate calls for him to resign.

ECB cuts rates, revives QE to lift growth as Draghi era ends

2019-09-14 14:31

The European Central Bank cut interest rates further below zero and revived bond purchases after President Mario Draghi overcame critics of his stimulus policies to make a final run at reflating the euro-area economy.

Local bodies slam EU-funded study on SA's shrinking poultry industry

2019-08-21 07:18

An EU-funded study has found that part of the reason for the crisis of SA's poultry industry is due to limited investment in building production capacity and shortcomings in SA's business model. Local bodies, however, have disputed this.

Johnson names Raab as deputy in brutal shake-up

2019-07-24 21:25

The new prime minister is lining up a completely new team at the top of his government, with 19 ministers leaving the Cabinet. Johnson’s defeated rival for the top job, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt is out.

Be 'prepared for anything’ as Trump slams Europe, China on currencies

2019-07-04 08:44

Trump tweeted Wednesday that Europe and China are playing a “big currency manipulation game,” days after he declared a tariff ceasefire with Chinese leader Xi Jinping.

Labour's Corbyn moves closer to backing second Brexit referendum

2019-05-20 05:30

British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn moved closer to fully backing a second Brexit referendum, saying the public should be given a choice on any deal to leave the European Union.

Pound investors eye Brexit relief as May pursues deal or delay

2019-04-06 09:02

Once again, the day Britain is set to leave the European Union without a deal looms. And once again, pound traders are barely batting an eyelid.

WATCH: EU plans speed-limiting tech for new cars

2019-03-28 09:56

All new cars could be fitted with special devices from 2022 to automatically make them keep to the speed limit after new EU rules were provisionally agreed.


Brexit? New referendum? What's at stake in UK vote

2019-12-09 16:50

Britain is voting in a crucial general election that will determine whether the country leaves the European Union next month or sets out a path to potentially reverse Brexit.

EU and UK say they have reached a deal on Brexit

2019-10-17 11:54

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says that UK Parliament should 'get Brexit done on Saturday'.

AB InBev among 39 firms targeted as EU probes Belgian taxes

2019-09-16 13:23

Anheuser-Busch InBev NV is among 39 firms targetted by fresh European Union investigations into Belgian tax deals after an earlier order to recoup about 800 million euros was criticised by an EU court.

US-EU commerce by the numbers: Planes and cars to snacks and beer

2019-08-26 07:46

A look at trade deficit figures and details on imports and exports between Washington and Brussels as the G7 kicks off.

UK urges EU to reflect 'political reality' on Brexit

2019-08-04 15:35

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.

Facebook faces another blockbuster European privacy court fight

2019-07-09 10:09

The latest lawsuit challenges the legality of tools used by companies to move commercial data outside of the EU.

British PM Theresa May's premiership hangs by a thread

2019-05-23 07:56

May’s premiership is in question as a high-profile Cabinet minister quits and a growing revolt over Brexit looks set to force the British leader from power.

Brexit will be delayed to end October after French President Macron plays hardball

2019-04-11 07:26

Brexit is on course to be delayed until the end of October under a plan to avoid a chaotic no-deal split, risking six more months of political uncertainty over Britain’s ties to the European Union.

EU lifts ban on SA ostrich meat

2019-04-01 15:40

The European Union, the largest consumer of South African ostrich meat, has lifted its ban on imports.

Brexit standoff takes UK to edge of no-deal as May seeks delay

2019-03-21 09:31

Theresa May gambled on a desperate bid to get her Brexit deal approved by Parliament, as a standoff with the EU drove Britain to the brink of an economically disastrous no-deal divorce.

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