ARTICLES RELATING TO UK ECONOMY

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.

European stocks dip at open

2019-01-21 11:37

European stocks eased at the open Monday, with traders awaiting the UK government's Brexit 'Plan B'.

Brexit latest: May to brief Cabinet on her next move

2019-01-20 13:26

Theresa May is preparing to set out where Brexit goes next after the overwhelming rejection of her deal a week ago.

Tesco finally says it's in talks to stockpile goods for Brexit

2019-01-10 14:42

The supermarket 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.

WATCH: Theresa May suffers fresh Brexit defeat

2019-01-09 20:10

British MPs voted Wednesday to force Prime Minister Theresa May to quickly set out an alternative plan for Brexit if she loses a crucial vote on her EU withdrawal deal next week.

WATCH: May says vote on Brexit deal to go ahead week of January 14

2019-01-06 15:00

UK Prime Minister Theresa May urged members of Parliament to back the Brexit deal she’s struck with the European Union (EU) in a key vote later this month.

UK economy under pressure as Brexit deadline approaches

2019-01-04 15:58

The first week of the new year brought a slew of bleak reports for the UK economy, highlighting the scale of the challenges to come as Britain prepares to leave the European Union.

UK splashes millions of pounds on ferries to ease Brexit fears

2018-12-30 16:46

Britain has spent more than R1.8bn on chartering ferries to mitigate the risk of 'severe congestion' at the port of Dover in the event of a no-deal Brexit, according to government documents.

WATCH: What will happen around Brexit in 2019?

2018-12-21 09:59

With the UK due to leave the European Union in late March 2019, we look at what could happen in the next few months.

May pushes no-deal Brexit dangers with key vote just weeks away

2018-12-19 06:30

May's Cabinet has agreed Tuesday to implement plans for a no-deal break from the EU, including 3 500 troops put on standby and 2 billion pounds of funds made available for contingencies.

 

London stocks rise, pound lower before Brexit 'Plan B'

2019-01-21 14:50

London's stock market climbed Monday, aided by a falling pound, with traders awaiting the UK government's Brexit 'Plan B'l.

May is said to give up on cross-party talks to fix Brexit

2019-01-21 08:00

Theresa May will return to Parliament on Monday having briefed her Cabinet on Sunday evening that there was little prospect of cross-party Brexit talks succeeding.

May faces tough talks with opponents to get a new Brexit deal

2019-01-17 07:30

British Prime Minister Theresa May is entering the most delicate and dangerous negotiations of the country’s split from the European Union as she searches for a compromise with her political enemies that will deliver a Brexit deal.

May stares into Brexit abyss as UK Parliament takes control

2019-01-10 07:58

Theresa May is openly contemplating a Brexit 'Plan B' amid growing signs that the British Parliament will reject the deal she’s reached with the European Union and try to take charge of what happens next.

Theresa May said to mull move to restrict no-deal Brexit threat

2019-01-08 06:25

The British prime minister is considering a move that could water down her threat to crash Britain out of the European Union without a deal, according to a person familiar with her thinking.

UK economy shows signs of Brexit strain in first week of 2019

2019-01-05 11:49

The first week of the new year brought a slew of bleak reports for the U.K. economy, highlighting the scale of the challenges to come as Britain prepares to leave the European Union.

British demand for Irish passports rises as Brexit looms

2019-01-01 09:28

Out of the total number of applications in the year to December, 98 544 came from Great Britain, an increase of 22% from the year-earlier period, the foreign ministry said in Dublin.

Brexit may not happen, trade secretary Fox warns

2018-12-30 14:09

The chances of the UK leaving the European Union are '50-50' if Parliament rejects Prime Minister Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement in January.

WATCH: 100 days left - Brexit chaos or an 11th-hour salvation?

2018-12-19 09:53

Wednesday marks 100 days to go before Britain hits its deadline to leave the European Union. Reuters explains the three scenarios thrown onto a government in turmoil.

UK said to prepare migration policy favouring high earners

2018-12-18 06:15

Under the proposals, preference will be given to higher earners and people from favoured nations - likely to be countries whose citizens are currently allowed to use e-passports to enter Britain.

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