Pound struggles to take flight after Cabinet backs Brexit deal

2018-11-15 08:26

The pound edged higher, while failing to hold strongest levels, after the UK Cabinet approved a draft Brexit plan, clearing a key hurdle to finalizing a divorce deal with the European Union.

READ: British PM Theresa May's statement on draft Brexit withdrawal agreement

2018-11-15 05:15

The British Prime Minister announced that her Cabinet has backed a draft Withdrawal Agreement between the UK and the European Union.

Theresa May's Brexit deal: What we know so far

2018-11-14 20:13

UK Prime Minister Theresa May will ask her cabinet to back her draft Brexit deal despite the fact that she might still fail to get it past her own Conservative Party.

Countdown to Brexit: 137 days until Britain leaves the EU

2018-11-12 17:51

Britain is set to leave the European Union on March 29. Here we take a look at the latest figures behind Brexit.

UK trade secretary says no new Brexit vote, even if country crashes out of EU

2018-11-11 08:29

The UK government will resist calls for another referendum on leaving the European Union even if it fails to secure an acceptable withdrawal agreement with the bloc, according to International Trade Secretary Liam Fox.

UK economy's best quarter in two years hides loss of momentum

2018-11-09 11:43

Britain has posted its fastest economic expansion in almost two years in the third quarter, but a sudden loss of momentum from August pointed to slower growth in the run-up to Brexit.

Trader bets against two UK banks on Brexit fears

2018-11-05 07:30

Steve Eisman, the money manager who famously predicted the collapse of subprime mortgages before the 2008 financial crisis, is shorting two UK banks over expectations of a hard Brexit.

UK and EU close to Brexit deal over Irish border - report

2018-11-04 14:48

Britain would remain in a temporary customs union with the EU, avoiding a hard Irish border, as part of a new deal being thrashed out between London and Brussels, according to a Sunday Times report.

UK preparing 'buffers' for no-deal Brexit - minister

2018-10-28 17:54

Britain's finance minister pledged that "fiscal buffers" would be in place to deal with the potential chaos of the country crashing out of the European Union without a deal in March.

Ryanair says Brexit concerns preventing more share buybacks

2018-10-22 09:48

Ryanair is putting plans for future share buybacks on hold due to uncertainty surrounding the UK’s proposed exit from the European Union.

 

British PM May on the brink as Tories plot to kill her Brexit deal

2018-11-15 06:57

The prime minister’s own team believe that the next few days will be the most perilous she’s encountered since becoming prime minister in the aftermath of the referendum vote to leave the EU in 2016.

UK's May wins cabinet backing for Brexit deal

2018-11-14 22:17

British Prime Minister Theresa May has won the support of her cabinet for a draft divorce deal with the European Union that has put both Brexit and her leadership at stake.

UK's May takes Brexit deal to cabinet as MPs revolt

2018-11-14 10:03

British Prime Minister Theresa May will seek her cabinet's approval for a long-awaited divorce deal with the EU, but hardline Brexiteer MPs warned they will seek to block it in parliament.

Pressure mounts on Theresa May to abandon Brexit proposal

2018-11-12 11:27

Pressure is building on UK Prime Minister Theresa May to ditch her Brexit plan or face a catastrophic defeat in Parliament.

WATCH: Jo Johnson resigns as transport minister over Brexit

2018-11-09 21:06

Jo Johnson, brother of Boris Johnson, has resigned as transport minister over Theresa May's Brexit plan.

Human chain demands citizenship rights post-Brexit

2018-11-07 07:25

Anti-Brexit campaigners have formed a human chain from Parliament to Downing Street, London. They delivered a letter demanding for the rights of EU and UK citizens to be protected.

How did the Irish border become the biggest fight of Brexit?

2018-11-04 16:51

The question of how to keep the Irish border free of checkpoints and patrols threatens to derail Britain’s plans for an orderly departure from the European Union.

Sterling jumps on report of Brexit progress, US stocks rally again

2018-11-02 06:28

The British pound rallied on reports of a post-Brexit financial services deal, while US stocks advanced for a third day in a row, helped by new optimism over US-China trade relations.

UK's finance chief walks the Brexit tightrope with his budget

2018-10-27 12:31

Since taking charge of Britain’s finances in the wake of the vote to leave the European Union, Philip Hammond has been a marked man

WATCH: Thousands of anti-Brexit protesters march in London

2018-10-21 13:40

Organisers claim more than 500 000 anti-Brexit campaigners have joined a central London protest calling for a fresh referendum.

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