Boris Johnson urged to release secret official Brexit memo warning about riots, soaring food prices and a deep recession

2019-08-17 11:59

The former head of the civil service has urged Boris Johnson to release confidential advice given to ministers about the dangers of a no-deal Brexit.

It's not just SA: stocks are sliding due to a 'smorgasbord of risks' across Argentina, Italy, Hong Kong, and Singapore

2019-08-13 13:11

An election upset tanked markets in Argentina, Italy's ruling coalition is in disarray, and Hong Kong protests are continuing.

WATCH: What's next in Britain's Brexit whirlwind?

2019-08-12 12:06

Boris Johnson faces three broad options when parliament returns in September - a Brexit deal, no deal, and/or a general election.

WATCH: Britain faces food shortages in no-deal Brexit: trade body

2019-08-08 08:52

A disorderly no-deal Brexit would disrupt some food supplies for weeks or months if delays at ports leave fresh produce rotting in lorries, the industry's trade body warned.

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.

WATCH: No-deal Brexit planning gets a $2.6bn boost

2019-08-01 19:07

Britain is ramping up preparations for a no-deal Brexit by preparing to spend an extra $2.6bn to make sure the country is ready to leave the European Union with or without a divorce deal at the end of October.

UK says EU must compromise on Brexit deal

2019-07-30 21:37

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged EU leaders to drop their opposition to renegotiating Brexit, as the pound slumped on growing concerns about a no-deal departure.

New UK Prime Minister Johnson faces same old Brexit problems

2019-07-30 06:01

One senior member of the European Research Group, a caucus of Tory MPs pushing for a hard Brexit, said he is concerned the new prime minister is adopting a “lipstick on a pig strategy’’ - trying to bring back the Brexit deal his predecessor negotiated with European Union with cosmetic changes to get it through Parliament.

Trump insults | No deal Brexit: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-07-29 07:17

White House defends Trump's Baltimore insults | UK government is 'working on assumption of no deal Brexit'; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

WATCH | Jeremy Corbyn slams Boris Johnson's lack of a Brexit plan

2019-07-25 15:59

Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Corbyn has slammed Boris Johnson on his Brexit proposals during Mr Johnson's maiden speech as Prime Minister in the House of Commons.


WATCH: The Brief: Opposition parties launch rival plans to avoid no-deal Brexit

2019-08-17 10:22

With the clock ticking down to a no-deal Brexit, opposition parties have been launching rival plans to avoid a cliff-edge departure.

UK doesn't see EU moving on Brexit for at least a month

2019-08-12 16:48

The UK government doesn’t expect the European Union to shift its position on Brexit for at least a month, a person familiar with the matter said.

The UK economy unexpectedly shrunk for the first time in 7 years — and the pound is getting clobbered

2019-08-11 12:10

GDP fell by 0.2% between April and June, the worst performance for seven years.

WATCH: Could Brexit change the taste of whisky?

2019-08-07 20:43

A future trade deal between the UK and US could change regulations around scotch whisky.

Britain's Johnson suffers first electoral setback as PM

2019-08-02 17:30

Boris Johnson suffered a setback in his first ballot box test as British prime minister after the Conservative candidate lost to a pro-EU rival in a by-election that slims his parliamentary majority to one.

Johnson faces UK election test as Brexit battle looms

2019-08-01 12:18

Britain's Boris Johnson faces his first test at the ballot box in a by-election that could reduce his parliamentary majority to one, making it harder to enact his Brexit plan.

There's a 'very real chance' the slump in the pound is just getting started

2019-07-30 13:48

Sterling has dropped 9% since the start of June against the rand.

ANALYSIS: Soft Brexit is more likely than ever, thanks to Boris Johnson's new hardline cabinet – here's why

2019-07-29 16:14

While Boris Johnson's political strategy depends on stuffing his cabinet with Brexit hardliners, their ideological myopia renders them ill-suited to manage a major constitutional upheaval, yet perversely over-confident in their ability to do so.

EU rejects Johnson's bid to reopen divorce deal

2019-07-25 19:59

The European Union rejected Boris Johnson’s demand that the Irish border backstop should be scrapped after the United Kingdom prime minister stressed his "absolute commitment" to leaving the bloc in October.

SA must plan for 'worst case scenario' amid Boris Johnson's rise

2019-07-25 09:45

Professor Raymond Parsons of the North West University told Fin24 on Tuesday that the rise of new UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson meant that while SA would continue to speak to its counterparts in the UK, it would need to develop further plans for a "hard" Brexit.

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