Britain’s Brexit-battered housing market steadied in May and a measure of prices improved as the delay in the country’s European Union exit gave some encouragement to buyers, a survey showed on Thursday.
Britain’s planned withdrawal from the European Union, known as Brexit, is continuing to inflict losses on the economy as official estimates suggest the country lost nearly half a percent of its wealth in April.
Several of the leading candidates to become Britain’s next prime minister and take on the challenge of delivering Brexit will launch their leadership campaigns on Monday, as the crowded contest officially begins.
Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as Britain’s next prime minister, said he would withhold a previously agreed 39 billion pound ($50 billion) Brexit payment until the European Union gives Britain better exit terms.
Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as Britain’s next prime minister, said he would withhold a previously agreed 39-billion-pound ($50-billion) Brexit payment until the European Union gives Britain better exit terms.
Britain's Foreign Secretary (Foreign Minister) Jeremy Hunt has said it would be "political suicide" for the ruling Conservative Party to bring Britain out of the European Union without an agreement through a general election.
The race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May has become a battle over whether Britain should leave the European Union without a divorce agreement — or whether that would cause economic and political mayhem.