Three pro-EU lawmakers from Britain’s governing Conservatives quit over the government’s “disastrous handling of Brexit” on Wednesday, in a blow to Prime Minister Theresa May’s attempts to unite her party around plans to leave the European Union.
British workers’ pay growth held at its fastest pace in a decade in late 2018 and job creation remained strong, official figures showed on Tuesday, suggesting the labor market was staying buoyant ahead of Brexit.
With just 40 days until the UK is due to leave the European Union, businesses are testing their emergency Brexit preparations to ensure they have enough cash and staff in the event of a disorderly exit, KPMG — leading UK provider of tax, audit and advisory services — said.
The government of British Prime Minister Theresa May has yet to roll over more than £100 billion in existing foreign trade deals less than two month before the March 29 deadline for leaving the European Union (EU).
British Prime Minister Theresa May has played down rumors that her government would give into a long delay for UK’s withdrawal from the European Union if a draft Brexit deal is not accepted in the parliament.
British Prime Minister Theresa May rejected the idea of targeting a customs union with the European Union, pouring cold water on hopes from some that she could shift her Brexit policy to win over the opposition Labour Party.
Former British prime minister John Major has lashed out at the idea of Britain leaving the European Union, saying Brexit will be a "self-harm" policy that would mostly impact the next generation of working class Britons.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has suggested that the European Union and Britain could find a solution to the current stand-off over their Brexit agreement, calling for a "creative" compromise to allay concerns over the future of Irish border arrangements.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday offered a way to break the deadlock over the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union, calling for a creative compromise to allay concerns over the future of Irish border arrangements.