Brexit

EU watchdog flags harder line on cross-border funds management

EU watchdog flags harder line on cross-border funds management

Published 20/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Brexit safeguards to stop asset managers in Britain running “shell” investment funds in the European Union to retain access to its markets [more…]

Irish PM says EU has upper hand in Brexit trade talks with UK

Irish PM says EU has upper hand in Brexit trade talks with UK

Published 27/01/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said the European Union will have the upper hand in post-Brexit trade talks with the United Kingdom [more…]

Welcoming new lawmakers, Johnson vows a speedy Brexit

Welcoming new lawmakers, Johnson vows a speedy Brexit

Published 15/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson will welcome 109 new Conservative lawmakers to parliament on Monday, promising to honour his election pledges to get [more…]

Brexit versus public services: Rival British leaders make final campaign push

Brexit versus public services: Rival British leaders make final campaign push

Published 09/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson will travel to the heartlands of Brexit Britain in a final campaign blitz ahead of Thursday’s election, as [more…]

Brexit will happen on Oct. 31 despite PM’s unsigned delay request, UK says

Brexit will happen on Oct. 31 despite PM’s unsigned delay request, UK says

Published 21/10/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The British government insisted on Sunday the country will leave the European Union on Oct. 31 despite a letter that Prime Minister [more…]

Brexit hits UK science funding, deters international researchers

Brexit hits UK science funding, deters international researchers

Published 17/10/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Uncertainty surrounding Britain’s exit from the European Union has hit science funding to the tune of almost half a billion euros and [more…]

Don’t be misled by Brexit jobs trickle – London finance chief

Don’t be misled by Brexit jobs trickle – London finance chief

Published 15/10/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s vast financial services industry will lose more jobs to Europe over the coming years because of Brexit, the City of London’s [more…]

Irish PM’s popularity surges as Brexit takes centre stage: poll

Irish PM’s popularity surges as Brexit takes centre stage: poll

Published 15/10/2019

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar’s approval rating has jumped sharply as voters back his government’s approach on Brexit ahead of a parliamentary [more…]

London retains global finance throne amid Brexit chaos

London retains global finance throne amid Brexit chaos

Published 15/10/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - From the pinnacle of the City of London’s largest skyscraper, Stuart Lipton is wagering a $1.2 billion bet that the British capital [more…]

British Conservative MPs warned against blocking no-deal Brexit -…

British Conservative MPs warned against blocking no-deal Brexit -…

Published 01/09/2019

(Reuters) - Britain's Conservative lawmakers have been warned by party officials that their party whip would be withdrawn if they attempt to block a no-deal [more…]