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Brexit: People's Vote MPs drop plan to table second referendum amendment – Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happenA quarter of the UK cabinet went to Davos: what are they doing there? 12.12pm GMT Richard Harrington, the business minister, said this morning he was “delighted” when he read the boss of Airbus branding the UK government’s handling of Brexit a “disgrace”. Speaking to an audience of German industrialists, he said that no deal must be stopped and he was prepared to be sacked for saying so. This is a disaster for business. I am ...
Tags: Business, Politics, UK, Conservatives, UK News, Davos, Theresa May, TUC, Tony Blair, Jaguar Land Rover, Airbus, Frances O'grady, Unison, Brexit, Richard Harrington, Ralf Speth


EU takes Britain to top court over commodities tax breaks

The decision comes amid growing doubts over whether Prime Minister Theresa May can win support for the Brexit deal she negotiated with the EU
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Boris Johnson received £10,000 from JCB before Brexit speech

The construction giant will also pay former Brexit secretary David Davis £60,000 for 20 hours' work.
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Brexit: Stop playing to Brexit 'bad boys' TUC chief tells May

Frances O'Grady urges the PM to "start listening" to workers' concerns over Brexit after No 10 meeting.
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The Latest: Carney says UK banks ready to cope with Brexit

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local):12:20 p.m.Bank of England Governor Mark Carney says Britain's banking system is in good shape to deal with the prospect of... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, UK, Bank Of England, Mark Carney, Britain, Carney, Brexit, World Economic Forum, Davos Switzerland


The Latest: Irish leader warns UK against no-deal Brexit

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local):2:10 p.m.Irish Premier Leo Varadkar says Britain will face "enormous difficulties" if it crashes out of the European Union... [Author: [email protected]]
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Brexit: People's Vote MPs drop plan to table second referendum amendment for vote next week - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 11.15am GMT Tony Blair, the former Labour prime minister who is opposed to Brexit and calling for a second referendum, has said that he thinks the chances of a “people’s vote” being held are now higher than 50%. Speaking at Davos, when asked if he stood by a previous statement saying there was a “50/50 chance” of it happening, he replied:No, I would say it’s probably somewhat increased, but I mean when I said 50% most people...
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European divisions beyond Brexit on display in Davos

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Europe's divisions were on display Thursday at the World Economic Forum in the Swiss ski resort of Davos, with key leaders arguing over the region's big issues, from Brexit to the Italian populist government's... [Author: [email protected]]
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Brexit and Venezuela set to feature heavily in Davos

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The fallout from developments in Venezuela and uncertainty over Britain's exit from the European Union are set to be key points of discussions Thursday at the World Economic Forum in the Swiss town of Davos.Following... [Author: [email protected]]
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The Brexit nightmare is entirely the Tories' fault. Don't blame Labour | Alex Hern

From Cameron promising a vote he never wanted to hold to May taking us to the brink of no deal - it’s a very Conservative messThere isn’t much that’s funny about Brexit. At least, not funny ha-ha. But there is one aspect of it that is at least curious: that this act of national foot-shooting has resulted in quite so many people putting the blame for it on the two main political parties – even though only one of them has been in power since 2010. Related: We’ll never see a cross-party deal on B...
Tags: Europe, Politics, David Cameron, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Foreign Policy, Labour, Cameron, Article 50, Brexit, Don, Rafael Behr, Alex Hern


UK Brexit minister Barclay says takes Airbus 'no deal' warning seriously

British Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Thursday he took a warning from Airbus chief executive Tom Enders over the risks of a 'no deal' Brexit very seriously.
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Airbus brands UK government handling of Brexit 'a disgrace'

CEO pleads for people not to ignore Brexiters’ ‘madness’ and warns no deal would prompt ‘very harmful decisions’Airbus has branded the UK government’s handling of Brexit a “disgrace” and warned the aerospace firm could pull out of the UK if the country crashes out of the EU without a deal.In a video message released on Thursday, Tom Enders, the chief executive, warned that if there was a no-deal Brexit, Airbus would have to make “potentially very harmful decisions for the UK”. Continue reading.....
Tags: Business, Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, UK News, Foreign Policy, Airline Industry, Job losses, Airbus, Manufacturing sector, Article 50, Brexit, Tom Enders, Brexit Airbus


Airbus CEO warns it could move in event of no-deal Brexit

LONDON (AP) — The chief executive of Airbus has warned it could move its U.K. operations out of the country in the event there is a departure from the European Union without a deal.Tom Enders issued a sharply worded statement Thursday,... [Author: [email protected]]
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Brexit heb gytundeb: Airbus yn bygwth gadael y DU

Mae Airbus yn rhybuddio y bydd yn bosib eu bod yn symud eu gwaith adeiladu adennydd awyrennau o Gymru os fydd Brexit heb gytundeb.
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Nottingham-based Polish editor was sent Brexit hate mail

Beata Polanowska says she wants to meet the person who sent the anonymous letter.
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Nottingham-based Polish editor sent Brexit hate mail

Beata Polanowska says she wants to meet the person who sent the anonymous letter.
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Herm boss warns 'paradise' not immune from Brexit

Channel Island Herm is struggling to attract European workers because of Brexit, staff say.
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The backstop in two minutes

Confused by Brexit jargon? Reality Check unpacks the basics.
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DHL could profit from no-deal Brexit, says boss

The boss of the world's largest logistics firm says it might benefit from a 'complex' Brexit.
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DHL boss: 'We might benefit in the short term but Brexit not a good idea'

The CEO of Deutsche Post DHL tells the BBC a no-deal Brexit is not a good idea in the long term, even if his company benefits in the short term.
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No-deal Brexit 'poses threat to global stability' – CBI head

Carolyn Fairbairn warns bosses at Davos that damage caused by disorderly exit could spread far beyond the UKFears are growing internationally that a no-deal Brexit poses a threat to the stability of the global economy, the head of Britain’s leading business body has warned.Carolyn Fairbairn, director-general of the CBI, said the failure to sort out Britain’s departure from the European Union was damaging Britain’s brand abroad and had joined a list of systemic risks to the world economy. Continu...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, Cbi, European Union, UK News, World news, Davos, Britain, Foreign Policy, Brexit, Carolyn Fairbairn, Confederation of British Industry (CBI, Davos 2018, Davos 2019


EU leaders and business chiefs are turning up the heat over Brexit

European business and political leaders are ratcheting up the pressure on UK Prime Minister Theresa May to deliver an orderly Brexit.
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The Latest: Official says EU needs clarity to delay Brexit

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local):5:50 p.m.The European Union's top economy official says the 27 countries that will remain EU members after Brexit can grant any request by Britain... [Author: [email protected]]
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The Latest: EU: Irish border still issue in no-deal Brexit

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local):3:30 p.m.The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator says if Britain withdraws without a deal with the EU, he still wants to avoid a hard border... [Author: [email protected]]
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Michel Barnier says opposing no-deal Brexit will not stop it in March

EU’s chief negotiator warns UK will crash out unless ‘positive majority’ of MPs agree on new visionAll the latest news on Brexit – live updatesMichel Barnier has warned that the move led by Labour MP Yvette Cooper to block the prime minister from delivering a no-deal Brexit is doomed to fail unless a majority for an alternative agreement is found.The EU’s chief negotiator, in a speech in Brussels, said the “default” for the UK was still crashing out if MPs could not coalesce around a new vision ...
Tags: Politics, UK, Eu, UK News, Theresa May, Labour, Yvette Cooper, Northern Ireland, Brussels, Article 50, Brexit, Michel Barnier, Barnier


Sturgeon and May clash over indyref2 ahead of Brexit talks

Nicola Sturgeon says Theresa May is "running scared" after she spoke out against a new independence vote.
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May should close parliament if necessary to stop bill blocking no deal Brexit, says Rees-Mogg - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happenDelaying Brexit would be even worse than no deal, says Liam FoxMichel Barnier’s Luxembourg Times interview - SummaryPMQs verdict 4.17pm GMT Barclay is talking about the proposal to keep the EU in the customs union. He says, if the government pivots in one direction, as well as picking up votes, it may lose them. 4.12pm GMT Q: How is the process working?Barclay says there is an interplay. The EU want to know what the Commo...
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A really simple guide to Brexit

Feeling a little lost about what's going on with Brexit? Here's our basic guide.
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It's not just Brexit that feeds the UK's far right

The deep social and political divisions exposed by the UK's Brexit vote present both an opportunity for the British far right -- as well as being a challenge to it.
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Why A Flashy New Concert Hall Might Be Just What London Needs Right Now

In a country grappling with austerity and Brexit, a plan for a 2,000-seat “center for music” seems to hark back to the more confident, stable time in the early 2000s when the Tate Modern opened. Indeed, there have been claims that it could do for the city’s classical music scene what the new Tate did for London’s standing as a center for modern and contemporary art. – CityLab
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