Brexit Crisis - Special Reports

Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan say they’re assuming a `hard Brexit’

Global banking leaders are growing concerned that the UK will spin out of the EU without a long-term trade deal in place
2017-10-16 12:10 | News | GulfNews

Dutch trade with Britain will not ‘necessarily’ suffer post Brexit, says UK ambassador

The new British ambassador to the Netherlands Peter Wilson says trade relationships between Great Britain and the Netherlands will not...
2017-10-16 10:10 | Politics | DutchNews

Daily briefing: Brexit stand-off, JPMorgan eyes Paris, death of the Nile

European leaders will refuse to open talks with the UK on a post-Brexit transition because of lack of progress on a settlement
2017-10-13 06:10 | News | FT

On Brexit day 'flights out of the UK could all be grounded'

Flights between the UK and the European Union could all be grounded on Brexit Day if Britain leaves without a deal, Philip Hammond has claimed.
2017-10-11 22:10 | News | TheAge

UK companies likely to be favoured in UAE post-Brexit

Britain’s entrenched position in the UAE gives it a clear advantage over European companies, EU officials say
2017-10-10 16:10 | News | GulfNews

Britain could join Nafta if it fails to get Brexit trade deal — Telegraph newspaper

Separately, the US Chamber of Commerce urged the Trump administration on Tuesday to moderate its stance in the renegotiation of the Nafta
2017-10-10 13:10 | News | GulfNews

Deutsche Boerse steps up clearing fight with London ahead of Brexit

Its Eurex Clearing business to launch partnership next month, where members will get a share of profits from clearing interest rate swaps
2017-10-09 09:10 | News | GulfNews

A Catalan breakaway would make Brexit look like a cake walk

Exiting the EU and currency union at the same time, and to do so overnight, is makes this an economic suicide mission
2017-10-08 12:10 | News | FT

Conservatives at war as Theresa May plans for no EU-Brexit deal

Theresa May has decided to commit billions of pounds on preparing Britain to leave the European Union without a deal in a bid to save her premiership.
2017-10-08 03:10 | News | TheAge

Africa: Continent Prepares for New Relationship With Post-Brexit Britain

[Deutsche Welle] Six months after British Prime Minister Theresa May formally started Brexit talks, are we any closer to knowing what post-Brexit Britain's relations with Africa will look like?
2017-10-07 08:10 | News | AllAfrica

Toyota plans to build new Auris model at British plant

LONDON: Japanese carmaker Toyota intends to build the next version of its Auris car at its British car plant on the assumption that the government secures a transitional Brexit deal, two sources familiar said. The final decision is due to be made by the end of the year, according to the sources and a government briefing document released to Reuters under a freedom of information request. The new Auris would keep one of Britain’
2017-10-07 00:10 | BUSINESS | GulfToday

Tories wrestle with meaning of modern conservatism

Two topics dominated conversations at fringe events, parties and dinners at this week's Tory party conference: Boris Johnson and where-to for the centre-right beyond Brexit.
2017-10-06 20:10 | News | TheAge

Future Development Reads: Brexit costs, learning metrics, more on UBI, and migration

Two recent papers assess the Brexit costs to Britain and find them to be relatively low. World Bank research economists Hiau-Looi Kee and Alessandro Nicita estimate that Britain’s exports to the European Union will decline by 2 percent—a far cry from the predicted trade collapse. Economics professors Nicholas Bloom and Paul Mizen, by interviewing firms,…
2017-10-06 19:10 | News | Brookings

Wall Street moves to Frankfurt as Brexit doubts grow

LONDON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Some of the globe's biggest banks have decided to rent more office space in Frankfurt, bolstering Germany's financial hub after months of divorce talks between Britain and the EU have left London's future more uncertain than ever.
2017-10-05 13:10 | businessNews | Reuters

Coughing Fit and Prankster Mar Theresa May’s Speech, But She Didn’t Joke About Dead Libyans, So That’s Something

British Prime Minister Theresa May stumbled through a speech on Wednesday, beset by a coughing fit, a failing voice, and the intervention of a satirist. The post Coughing Fit and Prankster Mar Theresa May’s Speech, But She Didn’t Joke About Dead Libyans, So That’s Something appeared first on The Intercept .
2017-10-04 13:10 | Robert Mackey | TheIntercept

European Union calls for delay to Brexit trade talks

Brexit talks have failed to make enough progress to allow negotiations to proceed to discussing a future trade relationship, senior EU leaders say.
2017-10-03 12:10 | News | TheAge

UK Solar Farms 'Reaching Breakthrough Point' and Could Help Soften Brexit Blow

British farmers are about to lose significant European Union subsidies in the wake of Brexit, but the answer may be in harvesting the sun. Sputnik spoke to the National Farmers' Union (NFU) about why solar farming is booming in the UK.
2017-10-02 16:10 | Environment | SputnikNews

Back to the future: 5 lenses on the future of global development

Five years ago—before the Trump presidency and Brexit, among other phenomena—we looked at major trends and forces affecting the “aid industry” over the 2025 horizon. That horizon has arguably become even more uncertain. We revisit it in a new paper that asks which of the forces we analyzed have enduring power, which may turn out…
2017-10-02 15:10 | News | Brookings

Drugs firm AstraZeneca wants three-year Brexit transition

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - British pharmaceuticals giant AstraZeneca wants a transition period of at least three years when Britain leaves the European Union in 2019 and more clarity on what will happen in the longer term, its chairman said on Monday.
2017-10-02 10:10 | businessNews | Reuters

Juncker Says ‘Miracles’ Needed To Unlock Next Brexit Stage

(EurActiv) — European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said it would take “miracles” for Brexit divorce talks to make enough progress
2017-10-01 01:10 | 1, Business, World News | EurasiaReview

EU declines to rank rival bids for agencies leaving Britain over Brexit

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission has shied away from ranking which cities should host Europe's drugs regulator and banking authority after Brexit, saying the decision is up to the 27 member states which will remain.
2017-09-30 13:09 | businessNews | Reuters

'Statesman' Tony Abbott to advise new British Brexit free trade think tank

Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott is to advise a new free trade think tank established by leading Brexiteer and the conservative British member of the European Parliament (MEP) Daniel Hannan.
2017-09-27 13:09 | News | TheAge

'Statesman' Tony Abbott's to advise new British Brexit free trade think tank

Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott is to advise a new free trade think tank established by leading Brexiteer and the conservative British member of the European Parliament (MEP) Daniel Hannan.
2017-09-27 11:09 | News | TheAge

Emmanuel Macron wants reforms for post-Brexit EU

French leader calls Europe 'too weak, too slow, too inefficient' in speech unveiling proposals for post-Brexit shake-up.
2017-09-27 08:09 | News | Aljazeera

Boris Johnson: UK Would Be ‘Crazy To Let Romanians Go’

By Ana Maria Touma Despite being one of the UK’s leading proponents of Brexit, UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson told
2017-09-27 04:09 | 1, World News, Balkans | EurasiaReview

Brexit no deterrent as Italians, Greeks still seek jobs in UK

The increases are in stark contrast to the number of permits obtained by citizens from Spain and Portugal
2017-09-26 12:09 | News | GulfNews

BoE seeks Brexit derivatives deal to avert market disruption

EU withdrawal makes it ‘complex and difficult’ for financial firms themselves to tackle risks to continued servicing of contracts between counterparties in the UK
2017-09-26 10:09 | News | GulfNews

UK’s May Asks For Two-Year Transition Deal After Brexit

(EurActiv) — British Prime Minister Theresa May called for a two-year transition after Brexit on Friday in which Britain would
2017-09-25 03:09 | 1, Business, World News | EurasiaReview

Corbyn's block on Brexit debate at Labour conference provokes fury

Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party has decided Brexit is not important enough to debate at the party's conference underway in Brighton, England.
2017-09-25 01:09 | News | TheAge

Moody’s downgrades UK’s rating on Brexit

LONDON: Ratings agency Moody’s downgraded Britain’s credit rating on Friday, saying the government’s plans to bring down its heavy debt load had been knocked off course and Brexit would weigh on the economy. A few hours after Prime Minister Theresa May set out plans for new ties with the European Union, Moody’s cut the rating by a further notch to Aa2, underscoring the economic risks that leaving the bloc poses for the world’s
2017-09-24 00:09 | BUSINESS | GulfToday

The ‘somewheres’ and the ‘nowheres’ in Britain’s Brexit mayhem — John Lloyd

SEPTEMBER 23 — British politics are a terrible mess. But don’t blame populism, however that’s defined. If anything, blame democracy — however that’s organised. Last June’s referendum result on Brexit was close – 52 per cent voted...
2017-09-23 00:09 | News | TheMalaymailOnline

Theresa May proposes two-year transition after Brexit

Cautious praise by EU to UK leader's speech, while European leaders urge more clarity on citizens' issue and budget.
2017-09-22 21:09 | News | Aljazeera

Britain’s May calls for post-Brexit transition in single market

The pound weakened about half-a-penny against the euro and three-quarters of a cent against the dollar during her speech
2017-09-22 15:09 | News | GulfNews

North Korea jitters ease as focus moves to Brexit speech

Brexit bellwether sterling hovered at a two-month high against the euro, having firmed against both euro and dollar this week
2017-09-22 13:09 | News | GulfNews

North Korea jitters ease as focus moves to Brexit speech

LONDON (Reuters) - Jitters over a fresh exchange of barbs between North Korea and the United States eased in Europe on Friday as strong economic data supported European stocks, and investors' focus turned to a planned speech by Britain's prime minister on Brexit.
2017-09-22 10:09 | businessNews | Reuters

May seeks to unite divided Cabinet before big Brexit speech

Prime Minister Theresa May tried to unite her fractious Cabinet behind her plan to reboot faltering Brexit negotiations Thursday, as a senior European Union official suggested British hopes of moving the divorce talks on to a new phase next month might be dashed.
2017-09-21 16:09 | Middle East | DailyStar

Is Brexit really going to help British workers?

The big winners of a post-Brexit controlled migration system will not be British workers, but unscrupulous employers.
2017-09-21 11:09 | News | Aljazeera

Scotland Might Pave The Way Out Of Brexit – OpEd

By Jonathan Power* “It’s not over until the fat lady ends her song” – so goes the adage, referring to
2017-09-20 19:09 | 1, Opinion, Brexit | EurasiaReview

Is chocolate made in Africa? I should cocoa | Letters

It’s a little tough, and the locals don’t rate it, but chocolate certainly is produced in Africa, according to Tim Gossling Anna Jones ( Letters , 18 September) asks, “why can’t the chocolate be made in Africa?” The answer is simple: it can. In Ghana, at least, there is a perfectly good cocoa processing company that makes excellent chocolate – free from additives. They cannot export to the EU, because of the limitation that ex-colonies may only export “primary
2017-09-20 18:09 | Chocolate, Fair trade, Africa | Guardian

Theresa May declines to rule out firing Boris Johnson over Brexit dispute

The British Prime Minister ducked the question when asked be her foreign secretary should be ousted for freelancing on Brexit.
2017-09-20 04:09 | News | TheAge

Brexit effect: 10,000 finance jobs seen shifting out of UK

Thousands of finance jobs will be shifted out of Britain or created overseas in the next few years if the UK is denied access to Europe's single market
2017-09-18 14:09 | News | GulfNews

MPs demand Boris Johnson's head for stoking Brexit fires

UK lawmakers called for Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to be fired after he threw himself back into the Brexit debate
2017-09-18 05:09 | News | TheAge

Dutch employers organisation calls for transitional trade deal after Brexit

Dutch companies have called for a transitional period where trade with the UK can go on as normal, even after...
2017-09-15 10:09 | Business, Europe | DutchNews

Dutch employers organisation calls for transitional trade deal after Brexit

Dutch companies have called for a transitional period where trade with the UK can go on as normal, even after...
2017-09-15 10:09 | Business, Europe | DutchNews

Juncker: grab Brexit chance to forge a tighter EU

EU sees US trade retreat as chance to dominate system; Plan for central EU/euro finance chief faces resistance
2017-09-13 15:09 | News | GulfNews

The World May Be Disappointed Day After German Election – OpEd

By Nick Ottens* (FPRI) — After last year’s victories for Brexit and Donald Trump, liberals looked to Angela Merkel in
2017-09-13 06:09 | 1, Opinion, Angela Merkel | EurasiaReview

Theresa May Needs To Tell Britain The Truth About Brexit – OpEd

By Yossi Mekelberg* Asking the British people in a referendum for their opinion about Brexit was meant to bring to
2017-09-13 06:09 | 1, Business, Opinion | EurasiaReview

UK MPs back Brexit bill critics call 'power grab'

After more than 13 hours of speeches, members of parliament vote in favour of bill seen as first big Brexit hurdle.
2017-09-12 07:09 | News | Aljazeera

Brexit 'copy and paste' repeal bill a step closer

After days of debate, the "great repeal bill" that sets the stage for Brexit has won a major vote in the UK parliament.
2017-09-12 00:09 | News | TheAge

Nadal persistence provides inspiration for us all

SEPTEMBER 12 ― Is it 2005? Is everything I’ve been seeing about Donald Trump and Brexit and an imminent nuclear war with North Korea really just a long and horrible strange dream, and in fact what I thought was real life was only actually a...
2017-09-11 23:09 | News | TheMalaymailOnline