Exclusive: This Home Office leak reveals Theresa May could keep free movement in a no-deal Brexit

Exclusive: This Home Office leak reveals Theresa May could keep free movement in a no-deal Brexit

LONDON — Theresa May’s government is considering allowing the free movement for EU citizens at the UK border to continue if Britain leaves the EU without a deal, according to confidential details of a Home Office meeting leaked to Business Insider. Border Force officials met in January to discuss contingency plans for a no-deal Brexit.…

Exclusive: Liam Fox warns Theresa May that extending Brexit talks would be a ‚complete betrayal’

Exclusive: Liam Fox warns Theresa May that extending Brexit talks would be a ‚complete betrayal’

LONDON & SAN FRANCISCO — Liam Fox has warned Theresa May that extending Brexit negotiations would be a „complete betrayal” of Brexit voters, telling Business Insider that the prime minister should commit to instead leaving the European Union with no deal. The UK’s International Trade Secretary told BI that if at the end of Article…

Exclusive: Snap held talks to buy Blippar just before the AR startup quit Silicon Valley in urgent bid to cut costs

Exclusive: Snap held talks to buy Blippar just before the AR startup quit Silicon Valley in urgent bid to cut costs

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel and Blippar boss Ambarish Mitra. Emma McIntyre/Getty Images; Ambarish Mitra; Shayanne Gal/Business Insider Snap held talks to buy Blippar just months before the buzzy British augmented-reality startup shut down its California office to cut costs, sources have told Business Insider. According to three people familiar with the matter, the two companies…

Exclusive: EU officials have privately rejected Labour’s Brexit policy as unworkable ‚cakeism’

Exclusive: EU officials have privately rejected Labour’s Brexit policy as unworkable ‚cakeism’

Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn arrives for a meeting with European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, July 13, 2017. REUTERS/Olivier Hoslet/Pool LONDON — Senior European Union figures have rubbished the Labour Party’s Brexit policy of maintaining all the benefits of the single market, while…

Exclusive: Philip Hammond says EU has rejected Brexiteers’ ‚max fac’ Brexit customs plan

Exclusive: Philip Hammond says EU has rejected Brexiteers’ ‚max fac’ Brexit customs plan

UK Chancellor Philip Hammond speaks to Business Insider in San Francisco. Katie Canales/Business Insider LONDON — The European Union has objections „in principle” to the customs proposal being pushed by the David Davis and other leading Conservative Brexiteers, the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, has told Business Insider. Speaking to BI during a…

Exclusive: EU warns that Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica crisis is the ‚tip of an iceberg’ of data scandals

Exclusive: EU warns that Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica crisis is the ‚tip of an iceberg’ of data scandals

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Getty Europe’s top data protection official has warned that Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica crisis is just the „tip of an iceberg” when it comes to scandals involving people’s personal information. As Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg prepares for a showdown with EU lawmakers on Tuesday, the European Data Protection Supervisor expects other breaches…

Exclusive: Theresa May’s Brexit plans are ‚undeliverable’ warns former head of UK civil service

Exclusive: Theresa May’s Brexit plans are ‚undeliverable’ warns former head of UK civil service

LONDON — Theresa May’s government is „heading at full steam towards an undeliverable goal” in its attempt to implement her Brexit customs plans by 2020, the former head of the UK civil service has told Business Insider. „We haven’t sorted out a deliverable version of the ‚end state’ of Brexit because there isn’t a deliverable…

Exclusive: The CBI warns Liam Fox’s Brexit trade plans could bankrupt British companies

Exclusive: The CBI warns Liam Fox’s Brexit trade plans could bankrupt British companies

LONDON — Britain’s leading business group has „serious doubts” that the UK government will be able to fulfil its promise to roll-over Britain’s 40 existing free trade deals with non-EU countries in time for Brexit, telling Business Insider that failure to do so could „wipe out” entire sectors of the economy. UK International Trade Secretary…

15 exclusive restaurants around the world where you’re most likely to dine next to a billionaire

15 exclusive restaurants around the world where you’re most likely to dine next to a billionaire

Amir Benesh, the CEO of LVH Global— a luxury home rental service that sets up ultra wealthy travelers in mansions, villas, and yachts during their luxurious vacations — knows a thing or two about how the rich like to travel. „The typical net worth of our clients is between $30 million to $4 billion,” Benesh…

Exclusive: Labour’s trade chief suggests party will have to back May’s final Brexit deal

Exclusive: Labour’s trade chief suggests party will have to back May’s final Brexit deal

Barry Gardiner MP. REUTERS/Darren Staples EXCLUSIVE: Labour’s Barry Gardiner suggested the party should back May’s final Brexit deal, even if they don’t agree with it. Gardiner warned a meeting in Brussels last week that Britain will crash out of the European Union with no deal if either Westminster or European Parliament rejects the final deal.…