ARTICLES RELATING TO UK ECONOMY

Titanic shipyard goes into administration

2019-08-05 22:30

The iconic Belfast shipyard Harland and Wolff, which built the Titanic, went into administration on Monday as its workers vowed to continue a week-long occupation of the site.

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.

3 ways #Brexit will play out and how it will affect SA

2019-03-18 17:15

Efforts to resolve outstanding issues in a trade arrangement with the UK following Brexit have not been concluded, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said.

'Brelcome': Portugal woos post-Brexit tourists from UK

2019-03-16 16:57

Portugal on Friday launched an internet campaign aimed at wooing UK visitors, its most valuable tourist market, to keep visiting the country after Brexit.

Davies: SA has a few 'fallbacks' in the event of a no-deal Brexit

2019-03-13 14:21

The UK on Wednesday published a schedule of tariffs it would charge its trading partners for the next 12 months, in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Davies wants to finalise post-Brexit trade deals within next few days

2019-02-26 12:02

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says SA is not waiting untill March 29, when Britain is set to officially leave the EU, to finalise post-Brexit trade agreements.

Theresa May is said to face calls to quit after Brexit

2019-02-23 12:29

Theresa May must resign as British prime minister and Conservative leader later this year after delivering Brexit, according to politicians at the highest levels of her own government.

UK says talks will go to wire as Nissan warns on Brexit doubts

2019-02-04 06:00

The UK government is warning that Brexit negotiations are likely to go down to the wire, with the threat of a chaotic no-deal split casting a shadow over businesses right up to next month’s deadline.

UK Parliament rips up Brexit deal and sends May back to talks

2019-01-30 07:35

Theresa May promised to go back to Brussels to re-negotiate Brexit after Parliament ripped up the deal she’s spent the past year and a half stitching together.

 

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.

#Brexit: UK plays hardball on trade negotiations, even though no one knows what's happening next

2019-03-19 20:37

Trade ministers of the Southern African Customs Union and Mozambique have gone back to the drawing board to determine a way forward for trade arrangements with the UK, once it leaves the EU. But matters can’t be settled until it is known if the UK is leaving the EU with a deal or not.

The pound's trajectory is far clearer than Brexit outlook

2019-03-17 08:14

As the UK’s Parliament finds itself deadlocked over Brexit, its currency may finally be starting to wriggle free.

Brexit blues return to pound as short positions continue to rise

2019-03-14 09:20

It seems a consensus is finally emerging on Brexit - no, not about the vote, but the fate of the beleaguered pound.

SA to iron out post-Brexit trade arrangements with UK by Friday - MPs hear

2019-03-13 10:36

The portfolio committee on trade and industry heard more details on the proposed trade agreement between SA and the UK, which will take effect following Brexit.

May pledges Brexit vote by March 12 in another play for time

2019-02-24 19:00

Theresa May launched a last-ditch bid to stop Parliament taking Brexit policy out of her hands by promising politicians a binding vote on her divorce deal by March 12.

UK economy wilts as Brexit jitters hit business investment

2019-02-11 14:21

The slowdown comes as businesses cut investment for a fourth consecutive quarter, the longest continuous decline since the financial crisis, and the weakening global economy hit trade.

UK lays ground for Brexit delay as Parliament holiday cancelled

2019-02-01 06:00

The UK government laid the groundwork for a potential Brexit delay, as Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt became the most senior minister yet to suggest the deadline could be pushed beyond the end of March.

Labour calls for vote that could trigger Brexit referendum rerun

2019-01-22 09:37

The UK’s main opposition party is backing a plan that would open the door to a second European Union referendum, bringing the prospect of stopping Brexit a step closer.

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