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EU’s Juncker: Not optimistic no-deal Brexit can be avoided

BRUSSELS (AP) — EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says despite constructive talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May he remains downbeat on the prospect of Britain avoiding a chaotic exit from the bloc next month. Juncker told an European Union conference on Thursday that a no-deal Brexit “will have terrible economic and social consequences both […]
Tags: Business, News, Eu, European Union, Ap, Britain, Nation, Theresa May, Brexit, Jean Claude Juncker, EU Commission, Juncker


Here are the 5 hottest startups in the UK

By Marta Dawydzik and Andrea Hak In recent months when you heard about the UK there’s a 99 percent chance it was about Brexit (and a 1 percent chance it was about Theresa May’s painfully awkward dance moves). However, the shaky negotiations and a very uncertain future (both economically and politically) have not stopped the UK’s startups from growing. In fact, despite the instability, the country saw an influx of £1.4billion from VC investments in the third quarter of 2018 (up  £9 million from t...
Tags: Startups, Business, UK, Theresa May, Brexit, Tech5, Andrea Hak, Marta Dawydzik


British PM May says Honda plant closure can't be blamed on Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Honda's announcement that it would close its factory in England in 2021 was deeply disappointing, but could not be blamed on the country's upcoming departure from the European Union.
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How Will Brexit Affect UK Small Businesses And Entrepreneurs?

With an ever-changing political landscape, and uncertainty surrounding Brexit, it can seem difficult to plan ahead. Following the defeat of Theresa May’s Brexit deal, the outlook is arguably even more… Read more » The post How Will Brexit Affect UK Small Businesses And Entrepreneurs? appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
Tags: Business, News, Small Business, Finance, Theresa May, UK Economy, Brexit


the universal mother

Umair Haque has written what some might consider a controversial article on why AOC [US Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez] short-circuits the conservative mind and why the universal mother is the antidote to the authoritarian father. “The universal mother is the antidote to the authoritarian father. Think about it. Reflect on it. Remember it. Treat the bizarre and weird contradictions of post-modern gender theory with the skepticism they deserve — my gender is the most important thing in th...
Tags: Leadership, Democracy, US, Reagan, Britain, Theresa May, eLearning, Bush, Aoc, Umair Haque, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Elli Roggenbuck Jarche Woolsey


Facebook was destroyed by British lawmakers for its disastrous year, but new laws should not be narrowly focused on the social network

British lawmakers published a damning report about Facebook, its many privacy problems, and its monopoly power as part of an inquiry into fake news. Politicians proposed new laws that would force tech companies to take legal responsibility for the content published on their platforms. But the lawmakers are narrowly focused on Facebook, and are in danger of creating sweeping new laws that impact the internet beyond just one big social network. New laws that combat fake online political ads and ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Europe, UK, Youtube, Trends, Conservative, Theresa May, Silicon Valley, Tumblr, Damian Collins, Collins, Brexit, Jeremy Wright


Moody's sees high risk of no-deal Brexit, growing chance of delay

Credit ratings agency Moody's said on Friday that the risk of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal remained high, though the chances of a delay were growing after Prime Minister Theresa May lost a symbolic parliament vote late on Thursday.
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More Brexit embarrassment for May as parliament defeats her again

Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a defeat on her Brexit strategy on Thursday that undermined her pledge to European Union leaders to get her divorce deal approved if they grant her concessions.
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More Brexit humiliation for May as parliament defeats her again

British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May in a symbolic vote over her Brexit strategy on Thursday, undermining her pledge to European Union leaders that she can get the unpopular divorce deal approved if they grant her concessions.
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Brexit row risks ruining PM Theresa May's date with parliament

British Prime Minister Theresa May could be defeated in parliament on Thursday over her plan to renegotiate the Brexit deal, undermining her pledge to the European Union that, with changes, she can get the agreement approved.
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UK’s May fights to avoid another defeat on Brexit strategy

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May was scrambling Thursday to avoid another defeat on her Brexit strategy amid opposition from members of her own party who claim she is moving in the wrong direction in efforts to overcome the impasse blocking a deal. Hard-line pro-Brexit lawmakers in May’s Conservative Party say a motion […]
Tags: Business, UK, London, News, Ap, Theresa May, Conservative Party, Brexit


Britain's PM Theresa May could face another Brexit defeat in parliament

British Prime Minister Theresa May could face a defeat in parliament on Thursday over her plan to renegotiate the Brexit deal, undermining her pledge to the European Union that, with changes, she can get the agreement approved.
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Britain's PM May could face another Brexit defeat in parliament

British Prime Minister Theresa May could face a defeat in parliament on Thursday over her plan to renegotiate the Brexit deal, undermining her pledge to the European Union that, with changes, she can get the agreement approved.
Tags: Money, European Union, businessNews, Britain, Theresa May


Ford told UK PM May it could move business overseas because of Brexit

Ford Motor Co told British Prime Minister Theresa May during a conference call on Tuesday that it may have to move some production out of Britain because of Brexit, according to a source on the call.
Tags: UK, Money, businessNews, Britain, Theresa May, Ford, Brexit, Ford Motor Co


Ford told UK PM May it is preparing alternative production sites: The Times

Ford Motor Co told British Prime Minister Theresa May that it is stepping up preparations to move production out of Britain, The Times reported on Tuesday.
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UK’s May to tell lawmakers to hold their nerve before Brexit

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is set to urge lawmakers to “hold their nerve” as she struggles to finalize a divorce agreement with the European Union. May will update the House of Commons on Tuesday on the state of the negotiations, a day earlier than planned to give lawmakers more time to […]
Tags: Business, UK, London, News, European Union, Ap, Nation, Theresa May, House Of Commons


Business leaders demand May answers 20 questions on trade

British firms say they urgently need clarity to limit chaos of a no-deal BrexitBusiness leaders have demanded the prime minister answer 20 crucial questions before the 29 March deadline to prevent a chaotic no-deal Brexit.The British Chamber of Commerce (BCC), the UK business trade body, said that without greater clarity over import and export duties, border controls and customs procedures, Theresa May risked thousands of companies suffering a potentially catastrophic shock when the UK quits the...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, UK, European Union, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Brexit, European Union Continue, British Chamber of Commerce BCC


May delay: UK PM asks lawmakers for more time on Brexit

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May was urging restive lawmakers Tuesday to “hold their nerve” and give her more time to rework a divorce agreement with the European Union. With Brexit just 45 days away, May was due to update the House of Commons on the state of negotiations, a day earlier than […]
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UK business leaders seek answers from May over tariffs and trade

British firms say they urgently need clarity on key questions to limit chaos of a no-deal BrexitBusiness leaders have demanded the prime minister answer 20 crucial questions before the 29 March deadline to prevent a chaotic no-deal Brexit.The British Chamber of Commerce (BCC), the UK business trade body, said that without greater clarity over import and export duties, border controls and customs procedures, Theresa May risked thousands of companies suffering a potentially catastrophic shock when...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, UK, European Union, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Brexit, European Union Continue, British Chamber of Commerce BCC


Hammond’s Brexit ‘dividend’ claim rejected as UK economy stalls

Chancellor’s claim undermined as rapid slowdown in GDP growth is revealedPhilip Hammond’s claim that Britain can reap an economic dividend from Theresa May’s Brexit deal has been flatly rejected by MPs, as official figures confirmed the UK has suffered its worst year for GDP growth since 2012.In a highly critical report, the Treasury select committee warned that the chancellor’s claims of a “deal dividend” if Britain avoided a no-deal exit lacked credibility. Continue reading...
Tags: Business, Politics, UK, Economics, European Union, UK News, Britain, Theresa May, Economic policy, Treasury, Philip Hammond, Manufacturing sector, Brexit, Hammond, Economic growth (GDP


UK’s May seeking common ground in EU divorce deal

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking a compromise with opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn in hopes of securing a divorce deal with the European Union. Justice Minister Rory Stewart told the BBC on Monday that differences between the two aren’t as great as some suggest, but the government can’t accept a customs […]
Tags: Business, UK, London, News, Eu, Ap, Bbc, Nation, Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn, Rory Stewart, European Union Justice


UK's May rejects pivot towards Brexit customs union compromise

British Prime Minister Theresa May has 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.
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May rejects Corbyn's offer as businesses warn of Brexit cliff edge

PM’s reply to Labour leader’s letter stresses her objections to UK being in a customs unionTheresa May has effectively ruled out Labour’s ideas for a compromise Brexit plan, shutting off another potential route to a deal as business groups warned that with less than 50 days to go the departure process was entering the “emergency zone”.The prime minister’s formal response to Jeremy Corbyn’s proposal, in a letter to the Labour leader, stressed her objections to keeping the UK in some form of custo...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, UK, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, House Of Commons, Keir Starmer, Article 50, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn


Brexit: MPs will have another say by end of month, says minister

James Brokenshire says Commons will have chance to block no-deal departureThe government has sought to buy Theresa May more time to put together a workable Brexit deal by promising another say for MPs by the end of the month, as business leaders said the process was now in the “emergency zone”.James Brokenshire, the communities secretary, said that if by 27 February there was no finalised deal to put to the Commons, MPs would again be given an amendable motion to consider. This would give them t...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, House Of Commons, Keir Starmer, Article 50, Brexit, James Brokenshire, Confederation of British Industry (CBI


May urges UK lawmakers: Give me more time to get Brexit deal

LONDON (AP) — With Brexit just 47 days away, the British government is asking lawmakers to give Prime Minister Theresa May more time to rework her divorce deal with the European Union. Communities Secretary James Brokenshire said Sunday that Parliament would get to pass judgment on May’s Brexit plan “by no later than Feb. 27.” […]
Tags: Business, UK, London, News, Ap, Nation, Theresa May, Parliament, Brexit, James Brokenshire, European Union Communities


A Labour budget will not need Brexit. It will need growth | William Keegan

Corbyn’s determination to free the UK from what he sees as the EU’s shackles would actually be damaging to the party’s causeThe spectre of Brexit haunted last weekend’s annual Venice seminar hosted by the Italian government, but we had to wait for the return home for comparisons with Dante’s Inferno.The president of the European Council has received a lot of flak for his outburst – which, in case you missed it, was: “I have been wondering what that special place in hell looks like for those who ...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, UK, Economics, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Venice, Article 50, Brexit, Dante


UK leader travels to Brussels seeking Brexit breakthrough

BRUSSELS (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is traveling to Brussels in a new attempt to reopen talks with the European Union on the Brexit divorce agreement and will meet with European Council President Donald Tusk and Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. With the planned departure date of March 29 closing in, May is expected […]
Tags: Business, UK, News, European Union, Ap, Nation, Theresa May, Brussels, Brexit, Donald Tusk, Jean Claude Juncker, European Council


May meets with political parties in NIreland on Brexit

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is set to meet with Northern Ireland’s main political parties as she seeks to break the impasse over her European Union divorce deal. May is signaling she will seek changes to the deal rather than outright removal of the so-called backstop, designed to preserve the open border […]
Tags: Business, London, News, European Union, Ap, Nation, Theresa May, Northern Ireland, Brexit


UK’s Theresa May traveling to Northern Ireland in Brexit bid

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is traveling to Northern Ireland seeking support for her stalled withdrawal plan from the European Union. May plans to speak to business leaders Tuesday and will also meet with Democratic Unionist Party chief Arlene Foster. The prime minister hopes to win political support for a solution to […]
Tags: Business, UK, London, News, Ap, Nation, Theresa May, Northern Ireland, Brexit, Arlene Foster, Democratic Unionist party, European Union May


Brexit: Barnier says backstop is 'only operational solution' to Irish border issue – as it happened

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happenDowning Street lobby briefing – SummaryWhat are carmakers’ Brexit contingency plans?Afternoon summary 6.15pm GMT So, given yesterday’s announcement, if the company seeks to participate in these industry funding schemes, as I hope and expect that it will, the company will submit new applications in the standard way and undergo a process of independent assessment. 5.50pm GMT And this is from Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief B...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, Angela Merkel, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Sinn Féin, Hilary Benn, Nissan, Brexit, The Hague, Greg Clark



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