Brexit Crisis - Special Reports

How Post-Brexit Trade Deal Will Affect British Farmers

By Samuel White (EurActiv) — The UK’s Brexit deal could be a make or break scenario for Britain’s farmers, according
2017-08-22 02:08 | 1, Business, Agriculture | EurasiaReview

Britain and EU clash over Brexit timetable for trade deal

Brexit Secretary David Davis seems bent on reviving a debate over whether talks should run in parallel
2017-08-21 10:08 | News | GulfNews

Britain will not exclude possible EU oversight of UK borders after Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will not rule out the possibility that the European Union may retain oversight of customs controls at UK borders after it leaves the bloc, as the country seeks ways to keep unhindered access to EU markets following Brexit.
2017-08-20 08:08 | businessNews | Reuters

Brexit Britain: A United Kingdom of hate and denial

It's time for 'Leave' campaigners to acknowledge and denounce the rise of Xenophobia and Islamophobia in Brexit Britain.
2017-08-20 08:08 | News | Aljazeera

Geopolitics: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

The UK’s decision to exit the European Union in 2016 came as a huge shock to many international businesses. Some
2017-08-17 04:08 | 1, Business, Brexit | EurasiaReview

Britain seeks 'flexibility and imagination' on post-Brexit Northern Ireland border

There have been fears that a return to a physical border in Ireland would be a catalyst for a return to sectarian violence.
2017-08-16 00:08 | News | TheAge

Daily briefing: Brexit transition deal, North Korea backs down, India at 70

UK proposes temporary customs union for at least the estimated three years of transition after its 2019 exit
2017-08-15 11:08 | News | FT

Daily briefing: Brexit policy papers, Japan GDP surprise, business book of 2017

Crucial week looms for negotiating the UK’s departure from the EU as Theresa May returns from holiday
2017-08-14 05:08 | News | FT

Elusive Brexit clarity meets sober economic reality

Economists expect to see inflation tick up to 2.7% when figures for July are released on Tuesday before peaking at 2.9% in the last quarter of 2017
2017-08-13 13:08 | News | GulfNews

Amid criticism, UK government tries to show unity on Brexit

The British government is fighting back against criticisms that it is divided and unprepared for Brexit, with two Cabinet rivals over Europe issuing a joint statement
2017-08-13 09:08 | News | NewsDay

UK tries to parry claims it's unprepared in Brexit talks

The British government is fighting back against criticism that it is divided and unprepared for Brexit, announcing it will publish a set of detailed proposals on issues including customs arrangements and the status of the Ireland-Northern Ireland border
2017-08-12 23:08 | News | NewsDay

Africa in post-Brexit Europe

Some see the popular vote in the UK to withdraw from the European Union as a major blow that diminishes the future of Europe. But Brexit is a distraction from the core threat to Europe: policy driven by business strategy in response to a looming demographic crisis. At a time when nationalist and separatist movements seem to constrain Europe, the EU is expanding its role as a global actor. Against the backdrop of xenophobia and an aging workforce, an emerging
2017-08-11 10:08 | News | MondeDiplo

UK ready to pay up to €40 billion for Brexit: reports

Britain is prepared to pay up to €40 billion ($59 billion) as part of a deal to leave the European Union, according to reports.
2017-08-06 03:08 | News | TheAge

Brexit’s Dunkirk Fantasyland

If the cultural roots of Brexit are reduced to one sentiment, it is that Britain did not win two world wars to be run by Germany via Brussels.
2017-08-05 14:08 | Voice, Brexit, Britain | ForeignPolicy

Royal Bank of Scotland picks Amsterdam as post Brexit EU trading hub

Royal Bank of Scotland has picked Amsterdam as its post-Brexit European Union trading hub and will deliver 150 jobs in...
2017-08-04 13:08 | Business, Europe | DutchNews

BoE cuts UK growth forecasts, holds rate

London: The Bank of England on Thursday cut its forecasts for British growth as it left its main interest rate at a record-low 0.25 per cent following a regular monetary policy meeting. “Households looked through Brexit-related uncertainty initially, but more recently... they have cut back on spending, slowing the economy,” BoE Governor Mark Carney told a press conference Thursday. “Businesses have been somewhere in between.”
2017-08-04 00:08 | BUSINESS | GulfToday

LSE forms Brexit unit to protect London’s financial-hub status

Programme will engage with British and European officials to guide them on Brexit’s impact on markets
2017-08-03 14:08 | News | GulfNews

Brexit-wary Bank of England leaves rates on hold, cuts growth forecast

Mark Carney says Brexit uncertainty meant the economy could not grow as fast as before without pushing up inflation
2017-08-03 14:08 | News | GulfNews

US trading platform to open Amsterdam operation post Brexit

An American bond and derivatives trader has become the second financial services company to start operations in Amsterdam in the...
2017-08-03 13:08 | Business | DutchNews

Africa: Brexit Offers Sierra Leone Chance to Reassess the Aid Relationship

[African Arguments] Brexit will undoubtedly affect the UK's donor relationship with Sierra Leone, but this debate takes away from the crucial issue: improving trade.
2017-08-03 07:08 | News | AllAfrica

Ryanair says Brexit disruption to UK-EU flights increasingly likely

Airlines say they would need a new deal to replace the current ‘Open Skies’ arrangement by Sept or Oct to be able to provide scheduled flights
2017-08-02 16:08 | News | GulfNews

Development Seminar @ Brookings India: Immigration and its Discontents

This Development Seminar @ Brookings India is on the topic, "Immigration and its Discontents: International Migration after Brexit, Brussels, and Trump" with speaker Dr. Neeraj Kaushal (Professor of Social Policy, Columbia University). Abstract: Immigration has become a hot button issue. From Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, and Germany to Singapore, Thailand, the United Kingdom, and the United States,…
2017-08-02 04:08 | News | Brookings

Brexit: 23 Cities Offer To Host UK-Based EU Agencies

The European Council has received 27 proposals by the member states, related to 23 cities, to host the EU agencies
2017-08-02 03:08 | 1, Business, Banking | EurasiaReview

Brexit pushes up costs for Europe's banks

Brexit will push up costs for Europe's banks by as much as 4 per cent and their capital requirements will rise by up to 30 per cent, according to the most detailed assessment yet of what Britain’s departure from the EU means for the sector. Martin Arnold discusses the findings with Matthew Austen of consultants Oliver Wyman, who compiled the report, and the FT's Emma Dunkley. Music by Kevin MacLeod
2017-08-01 17:08 | News | FT

Brexit Negotiations Between London And Brussels Haven’t Yielded Tangible Results – OpEd

Brexit can disrupt the air travel from Great Britain to the European Union and the US if the UK government
2017-08-01 16:08 | 1, Opinion, Aviation | EurasiaReview

Daily briefing: MUFG makes Brexit plans, Pimco’s ‘remarkable turnaround’ and how to demand equal pay

Japan’s biggest bank plans to choose Amsterdam as its new EU base for its investment banking operations
2017-07-31 05:07 | News | FT

Scotland to Britain: Protect Scotch whisky after Brexit

Scotland's government has called for Scotch to be defined in U.K. law so the whisky industry can be protected after Brexit
2017-07-30 12:07 | News | NewsDay

'I was shocked': What this graph says about Brexit and Australia

Britons have ranked Australia third-highest in the list of countries they want the UK to build trade ties with after Brexit - a finding that has stunned pollsters conducting the research, given Australia accounts for just 1 per cent of Britain's export market.
2017-07-30 09:07 | News | TheAge

Reasons to be cheerful? How the 'Remoaners' are fighting back on Brexit

Gina Miller doesn't mind being called a 'Remoaner'. It tells her that her opponents, the Brexiteers, are getting desperate, she says. That they don't have a plan.
2017-07-29 14:07 | News | TheAge

Summer special: Brexit one year in

In the first of our summer policy specials, the Financial Times examines the state of Brexit one year after the hustoric vote to leave the EU - what progress has been made, the triumphs and failures to date, and what lies ahead. With Alex Barker and Sarah Gordon, plus Henry Newman from the Open Europe think tank. Presented by Sebastian Payne.
2017-07-29 03:07 | News | FT

Airlines' Atlantic pact guards against budget rivals and Brexit

BERLIN/NEW YORK (Reuters) - A transatlantic alliance between three global airlines will shore up their position in the lucrative UK-U.S. market, shielding them from low-cost rivals and the uncertainties of Britain's exit from the European Union.
2017-07-28 16:07 | businessNews | Reuters

Boris Johnson tells Sydney's Lowy Institute dinner that Brexit is nothing to worry about

Brexit is nothing to worry about, Britain's foreign secretary told a Sydney dinner on Thursday night.
2017-07-27 20:07 | News | TheAge

EU Brexit chief warns of trade talks delay: diplomats

Britain’s exit bill put at 100b euros by European sources-has proved one of the biggest sticking points in negotiations over its departure from the bloc
2017-07-27 14:07 | News | GulfNews

Brexit Counter-Revolution Still in Motion

The self-maximizing growth of private-money power over all life and life support systems – life capital in a word – to exploit for non-producer profit is not yet recognized as a master degenerative trend built into the ruling meta program of which Brexit and Trump are the latest Anglo-American expressions. Central to this unseen meta More
2017-07-26 08:07 | articles 2015 | CounterPunch

Exclusive: Banks dealing EU sovereign debt may be dragged out of London

LONDON (Reuters) - Banks at the heart of EU government borrowing could be forced to move some operations out of London if they want to hold on to that business after Brexit, according to three senior bankers with knowledge of the matter.
2017-07-26 08:07 | businessNews | Reuters

The Balfour Declaration: Time to Say Sorry and Time We Made Amends

In a letter to a local newspaper about Brexit and the way prime minister Theresa May is handling it, I happened to mention in passing the Balfour Declaration, criticising her plans to celebrate the centenary “with pride” and invite Israel’s PM Netanyahu to the fun. This drew a sharp response from someone spouting the usual […]
2017-07-23 04:07 | Israel/Palestine, Occupation, United Kingdom | DissidentVoice

Brexit reset and a summer of plotting

How did the second batch of talks between Britain and Brussels go? And will the Conservative leadership plots to overthrow Theresa May grow over the summer break?
2017-07-22 07:07 | News | FT

Brexit transition should include access to EU workers

LONDON: British firms should have access to European Union workers during a post-Brexit transitional period, a senior minister said on Friday following reports of a cabinet agreement that the EU’s free movement rules could continue to apply for up to two years. Concerns over immigration were a key driver behind last year’s vote to leave the EU, and the government has made controlling Britain’s borders central to its Brexit plans a
2017-07-22 00:07 | BUSINESS | GulfToday

Six ways to assert power beyond the ballot box | Paul Maassen

Citizens everywhere are shaping government policies, tackling corruption and even improving air quality Paul Maassen is director of civil society engagement at the Open Government Partnership Elections are key milestones for democratic engagement, and referendums such as the UK’s Brexit poll are innovative ways for citizens to be more directly involved in the decision-making process. Related: Open government summit: PR stunt or a chance for real
2017-07-21 06:07 | Public Leaders Network, Public services policy, Politics | Guardian

EU negotiator finds 14 Brexit problems as Theresa May heads for the Alps

The EU has issued a please explain to the UK after the second round of Brexit negotiations ended in disagreement and division.
2017-07-20 21:07 | News | TheAge

No Solution In Sight For Brexit’s Controversial Issues

By Jorge Valero (EurActiv) — During a second sitting around the negotiating table, the EU and the UK stuck to
2017-07-20 15:07 | 1, World News, Brexit | EurasiaReview

Murdochs warn UK a delay to Sky-Fox deal could hit inward investment

LONDON (Reuters) - James and Lachlan Murdoch urged the British government to let their company buy pay-TV group Sky , saying on Wednesday that further delays to the $15 billion deal could sour the climate for foreign investment in Britain after Brexit.
2017-07-19 14:07 | businessNews | Reuters

Northern Trust to set up EU bank in Luxembourg ahead of Brexit

The 100-year old Chicago-based bank services asset managers and has operations in London’s Canary Wharf financial district
2017-07-19 11:07 | News | GulfNews

A Year After Vote, Brexit Supporters In A British Town Wonder If It'll Ever Happen

Some Crawley residents who want to see Britain out of the European Union doubt if politicians will ever make Brexit a reality. Others worry the town could face labor shortages if immigrants leave.
2017-07-17 15:07 | News | NPR

Dutch prime minister confirms opposition to dual nationality

Dutch nationals living in Britain who take out British nationality to avoid Brexit-related problems will lose their Dutch passports, prime...
2017-07-17 09:07 | Europe | DutchNews

UK government sees need for ‘phased Brexit’

LONDON: Senior members of the government are becoming convinced of the need for a phased British departure from the European Union to help protect the economy, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday. Brexit minister David Davis heads to Brussels on Monday for a first full round of talks, with EU officials hoping the British government, yet to set out detailed proposals on several major issues, begins to show more urgency
2017-07-17 00:07 | BUSINESS | GulfToday

Jeremy Corbyn Represents Hope Not Just Because He Opposes Austerity, But Because He Must Save Us From Brexit – OpEd

It’s over a month since the General Election, which destroyed Theresa May as any sort of credible leader. Having called
2017-07-16 00:07 | 1, Opinion, Brexit | EurasiaReview

Brexit at home and abroad

As the UK prepares to enter the next round of negotiations with the EU, we discuss how much progress has been made, whether Brussels and Britain are on the same page and what will happen next week. With George Parker, Alex Barker and Daniel Dombey of the Financial Times, plus Jill Rutter from the Institute for Government. Presented by Sebastian Payne.
2017-07-15 05:07 | News | FT

Pound’s Brexit slump boosts earnings at big London law firms

Focusing outside of Europe and cutting costs are a way for London-based firms to continue increasing profit per equity partner
2017-07-14 12:07 | News | GulfNews

Message to Jeremy Corbyn: You Represent Hope Not Just Because You Oppose Austerity, But Because You Must Save Us From Brexit

Please support my work as a reader-funded investigative journalist and commentator.   It’s over a month since the General Election, which destroyed Theresa May as any sort of credible leader. Having called an election, despite repeatedly promising not to, she then showed a startling inability to meet ordinary people and to connect with them, in […]
2017-07-13 17:07 | Battle for Britain: Fighting the Tory Government's Vile Ideology, Brexit disaster, UK politics | AndyWorthington