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European Union prepares to delay Brexit to May

Worn down by three years of indecision in London, European Union leaders on Thursday were grudgingly leaning toward giving the UK a bit more time to ease itself out of the bloc, but they warned that if Britain's Parliament spurns... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, UK, European Union, Britain, Parliament, Brexit, London European Union


DOJ has reportedly subpoenaed Boeing as part of a criminal investigation involving the 737 Max (BA)

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has subpoenaed Boeing as part of a criminal investigation into the certification and marketing processes for the aerospace manufacturer's 737 Max aircraft, CNN reported. The investigation reportedly concerns the process Boeing used to determine its 737 Max aircraft were safe for flight and the data it gave to the Federal Aviation Administration about that process. Investigators have asked for information from Boeing about the company's pilot-training manuals ...
Tags: Europe, Elon Musk, China, US, Trends, Cnn, Fbi, Canada, Britain, Seattle, Boeing, Doj, Federal Aviation Administration, Ethiopian Airlines, Lion Air, US Department of Justice DOJ


The DOJ has reportedly subpoenaed Boeing as part of a criminal investigation involving the 737 Max (BA)

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) has subpoenaed Boeing as part of a criminal investigation into the certification and marketing processes for the aerospace manufacturer's 737 Max aircraft, CNN reports. The investigation reportedly concerns the process Boeing used to determine its 737 Max aircraft were safe for flight and the data it gave to the Federal Aviation Administration about that process. Investigators have asked for information from Boeing about the company's pilot trainin...
Tags: Europe, US, Trends, Cnn, Fbi, Canada, Britain, Boeing, Doj, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Federal Aviation Administration, Ethiopian Airlines, Lion Air, MCAS, United States Department of Justice DOJ, Koenigsegg Jesko


Merkel: Germany risks been viewed as unreliable on arms

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned that her country risks being viewed as an unreliable partner in joint European defense industry projects. Merkel’s comments Thursday came amid tensions with France and Britain over Berlin’s ban on arms sales to Saudi Arabia. Paris and London say it prevents them selling jointly developed equipment […]
Tags: Business, London, News, France, Germany, Angela Merkel, Berlin, Ap, Britain, Nation, Merkel, Saudi Arabia Paris


No-deal Brexit would hurt EU significantly - Barclays

A no-deal Brexit would significantly harm the European Union and a deal on financial services between Britain and the EU is likely whatever form Brexit takes, Barclays Chairman John McFarlane said on Thursday.
Tags: Money, Eu, European Union, businessNews, Britain, Barclays, Brexit, John Mcfarlane


UK watchdog urges EU financial firms to take no-deal Brexit action

Asset managers and other financial firms from the European Union have only a week to register with UK regulators to continue operating in Britain in the event of a no-deal Brexit, a senior regulator said on Thursday.
Tags: UK, Money, Eu, European Union, businessNews, Britain, Brexit


European shares shaken by Brexit jitters after gains in Asia

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Europe on Thursday after a day of gains in Asia spurred by the Federal Reserve’s promise not to raise interest rates during this year. Britain’s FTSE 100 added 0.2 percent to 7,307.87 while the DAX in Germany lost 0.5 percent to 11,545.93. The CAC 40 in France slipped […]
Tags: Asia, Europe, Business, News, France, Germany, Ap, Britain, Nation, Federal Reserve, Bangkok, Brexit


Skeptical EU leaders to hear May’s plea for a Brexit delay

BRUSSELS (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May was trying to persuade European Union leaders on Thursday to delay Brexit by up to three months, with her plans to leave the bloc in chaos just eight days before Britain’s scheduled departure. May will meet the 27 national other EU leaders in Brussels, a day after she […]
Tags: Business, News, Eu, European Union, Ap, Britain, Nation, Theresa May, Brussels, Brexit


What’s next after UK seeks 3-month delay to Brexit?

LONDON (AP) — With just nine days to go until Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May has asked the European Union to postpone Britain’s departure from the European Union until June 30. The decision is in the hands of the 27 remaining EU nations, whose leaders must agree unanimously to an extension. Here’s a look at […]
Tags: Business, UK, London, News, Eu, European Union, Ap, Britain, Nation, Theresa May, Brexit


UK inflation up, London house prices fall by most since 2009

Britain's main inflation rate ticked up last month but stayed close to January's two-year low, helping consumers maintain their spending power as wage growth also picked up, even though the timing of Brexit remained uncertain.
Tags: UK, London, Money, businessNews, Britain, Brexit


World markets mostly lower as investors await Fed report

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly lower in Europe early Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve’s policy statement, after a lackluster day of trading in Asia. Germany’s DAX sank 0.8 percent to 11,695.08 and the CAC 40 in France gave up 0.1 percent to 5,418.15. Britain’s FTSE 100 slipped less than 0.1 percent to 7,321.74. […]
Tags: Europe, Business, News, France, Ap, Britain, Nation, Federal Reserve, Bangkok, Fed, Asia Germany


Global Markets: Stocks and oil touch 2019 highs; sterling wobbles, like Brexit

Stocks across the globe rose for a seventh straight session on Tuesday despite late selling on Wall Street, while the pound wobbled against the dollar as traders expected European Union officials would allow Britain a delay on Brexit.
Tags: Money, European Union, businessNews, Britain, Brexit


No-deal ferry plans to protect NHS supplies to be triggered

Action to safeguard imports of medicines to begin this week despite likely Brexit delayNo-deal contingency plans to safeguard medicine imports are set to be triggered on Wednesday, despite the potential delay to Brexit, with approved suppliers told to book space on the government’s emergency ferry service.Although the prime minister is to request an extension to article 50 which would postpone Britain’s departure from the EU, Whitehall will enact plans to ensure the flow of critical supplies sho...
Tags: Health, Europe, Business, Politics, European Union, Society, UK News, World news, Infrastructure, Britain, Foreign Policy, NHS, Transport, Water transport, Transport policy, Article 50


Global Markets: Stocks and oil touch 2019 highs; sterling rides Brexit twists

Stocks across the globe rose on Tuesday for a seventh straight session, the longest upward streak of the year, while the pound wobbled against the dollar on expectations that European Union officials would give Britain a delay on Brexit negotiations.
Tags: Money, European Union, businessNews, Britain


Global Markets: Shares at five-month high, sterling rides Brexit twists

Stock markets across the world rose on Tuesday for a seventh session, the longest winning streak of the year, while sterling wobbled against the U.S. dollar on expectations European Union officials would allow Britain a delay on Brexit negotiations.
Tags: Money, European Union, businessNews, Britain


Bird celebrates after Britain signals it is ready to trash a 184-year-old law banning electric scooters

Electric scooter firms could finally enter the British market after the UK government announced a review of some of its oldest transport laws. Electric scooters are currently illegal in Britain due to 1835 legislation, originally aimed at restricting the use of horse-drawn carriages. In a statement sent to Business Insider, the head of Bird in the UK said he is "delighted" with the government's announcement. Bird, the $2 billion electric scooter startup, has welcomed a British government revi...
Tags: Europe, UK, London, US, San Francisco, Trends, Britain, Bird, Electric, Lime, Sadiq Khan, El Chapo, Corbett, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Department of Transport, Richard Corbett


UK markets watchdog fines UBS 27.6 million pounds for reporting failures

Britain's markets watchdog said on Tuesday it had fined Swiss bank UBS 27.6 million pounds for failing to report transactions properly for nearly a decade.
Tags: UK, Money, businessNews, Britain, Ubs


German investors cheered by hopes of Brexit delay, trade progress

The mood among German investors improved by much more than expected in March, a survey by the ZEW research institute showed on Tuesday, as a potential delay to Britain's departure from the European Union buoyed sentiment.
Tags: Money, European Union, businessNews, Britain, Brexit, ZEW


German economic advisors slash 2019 growth forecast to 0.8 percent

A panel of advisers to the German government slashed its growth forecast for this year to 0.8 percent and warned risks related to Britain's departure from the European Union, trade disputes and a sharper than expected slowdown in China remained high.
Tags: Money, China, European Union, businessNews, Britain


The Latest: EU says Brexit clouded by 'fog' from London

The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local): 9:15 a.m.
Tags: London, Finance, Eu, European Union, Article, Britain, Associated Press, Brexit, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, 063ae00e-9ffc-51db-b270-8c78e81e7283


Britain's Kier names former Carillion CEO-designate to top job

Britain's Kier Group on Tuesday appointed former Carillion CEO-designate Andrew Davies to the top job as the construction group looks to turn around its business.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Britain, Andrew Davies, Kier Group, Kier


Global shares mixed in muted trading ahead of US Fed meeting

TOKYO (AP) — Shares rose in Europe on Tuesday after a day of mixed but muted trading in Asia. Investors are awaiting a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting later in the week. France’s CAC 40 edged 0.1 percent higher to 5,415.47, while Germany’s DAX climbed 0.2 percent to 11,681.07. Britain’s FTSE 100 gained 0.3 percent to […]
Tags: Asia, Europe, Business, News, France, Germany, Ap, Britain, Nation, Tokyo, Dax, U S Federal Reserve, US Fed


Asian shares steady ahead of Fed meeting; May's Brexit deal in chaos

Asian shares treaded water on Tuesday ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve policy meeting, hovering near six-month highs, while sterling was choppy as the speaker of Britain's parliament banned another vote on same Brexit deal.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Britain, Fed, U S Federal Reserve


The Ethiopian Airlines and Lion Air crashes show eerie similarities — here are all the things they have in common (BA)

Boeing has come under fire after two deadly crashes involving its 737 Max 8 aircraft in five months. While investigators have not released their final reports about the crashes, there appear to be a number of similarities between them. The similarities include erratic flight paths and the possible involvement of plane-control software. Boeing has come under fire after two deadly crashes involving its 737 Max 8 aircraft in five months. The first, an October 2018 crash of a Lion Air flight, kil...
Tags: Trends, Britain, New York Times, Boeing, Federal Aviation Administration, Ethiopian Airlines, Lion Air, MCAS, United States China France


UK reaches post-Brexit trade agreement with Iceland and Norway

Britain on Monday reached an a deal with Iceland and Norway to allow trade to continue unchanged if it leaves the European Union without a deal, trade minister Liam Fox said.
Tags: UK, Money, European Union, businessNews, Britain, Norway, Iceland, Liam Fox


The Latest: EU nations mulling Brexit extension want details

The Latest on negotiations over Britain's departure from the EU (all times local): 9:10 a.m.
Tags: London, Finance, Eu, Article, Britain, Associated Press, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, 68d25e7e-8ff6-5c69-b058-224bb88f6fee


Global shares rise as investors watch US-China trade talks

TOKYO (AP) — Global shares rose Monday as investors awaited signs the U.S. and China could be making progress in negotiations on resolving the trade war between the two biggest economies. France’s CAC 40 added 0.2 percent to 5,413.78. Germany’s DAX rose 0.1 percent to 11,697.10, while Britain’s FTSE 100 gained 0.4 percent to 7,255.26. […]
Tags: Business, News, France, China, Germany, Ap, Britain, Tokyo, US China


The unthinkable option: Brexit impasse sparks talk of a British election

Britain is at a dead end, and its Prime Minister Theresa May is now being urged to consider a previously unthinkable option. Britain is at a dead end.Parliament has rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's proposed Brexit deal. Twice.Last... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Britain, Theresa May, Parliament


Taxes on your St. Patrick's Day green beer

Happy St. Patrick's Day! March 17 is one the top days for beer drinkers, ranking up there with New Year's Eve and Mardi Gras celebrations. Guinness says 13 million pints of its stout will be consumed worldwide today in celebration of the Emerald Isle's patron saint. The average number of drinks is just more than 4 per person. The folks making all the Erin go Bragh toasts and the establishments selling the drinks aren't the only ones celebrating St. Patrick's Day. Here in the United States, al...
Tags: Taxes, Congress, Britain, United States, Philadelphia, District Of Columbia, Guinness, Erin, Don, Emerald Isle, Tax Foundation, National Conference of State Legislatures NCSL, TCJA


EU official floats 2-stage delay to Brexit

BERLIN (AP) — A senior European Union official is floating the possibility of a two-step delay to Britain’s departure from the bloc, currently scheduled for March 29. Britain is expected to seek a short delay if lawmakers finally pass a twice-rejected EU withdrawal deal, or a longer one if they don’t. European Commission Vice President […]
Tags: Business, News, Berlin, Eu, European Union, Ap, Britain, Nation, European Commission, Brexit



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