The Brexit vote has already wiped £440 million a week from Britain’s economy

The Brexit vote has already wiped £440 million a week from Britain’s economy

LONDON — Brexit has slashed Britain’s public finances by £440 million a week, according to new research, which found the UK economy is already 2.1% weaker than it would have been if the country voted to stay in the European Union. A report from the Centre for European Reform (CER) found that — thanks to…

Theresa May wins key Brexit votes as Jeremy Corbyn suffers huge Labour rebellion

Theresa May wins key Brexit votes as Jeremy Corbyn suffers huge Labour rebellion

LONDON — Theresa May avoided defeats on key pillars of her Brexit policy after a majority of MPs voted with the UK government to defeat a number of amendments on Wednesday evening. MPs voted to defeat amendments to the EU Withdrawal Bill which were debated in the House of Commons, including amendments which sought to…

Brexit campaigners deny taking Russian money after revelations of meetings with Russian ambassador

Brexit campaigners deny taking Russian money after revelations of meetings with Russian ambassador

Arron Banks. Jack Taylor / Stringer Multi-millionaire pro-Brexit campaigner Arron Banks has denied his campaign group Leave.EU took money from Russia after revelations of previously undisclosed meetings between him and the Russian ambassador to the UK. In a bizarre interview with ex-UKIP leader Nigel Farage on LBC on Monday, Banks and fellow campaigner Andy Wigmore…

Leading Brexit campaigners held secret meetings with Russian officials arranged by suspected Kremlin spy before referendum, report says

Leading Brexit campaigners held secret meetings with Russian officials arranged by suspected Kremlin spy before referendum, report says

LONDON — The Brexit campaign’s biggest donor secretly met with Russian officials multiple times before the referendum to discuss business opportunities, according to an explosive report. Arron Banks, the millionaire businessman who funded pro-Brexit campaign group Leave.EU, was reportedly offered a business deal involving six Russian goldmines. The Sunday Times report, based on a huge…

Here’s why the Brexit ‚backstop’ is now the most important issue facing Britain

Here’s why the Brexit ‚backstop’ is now the most important issue facing Britain

Britain’s Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis (L), Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier (R) meet at the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium December 8, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Vidal LONDON — With just a few months left to run in…

A Brexit trade deal with Trump would put British farmers under ‚severe threat’ warns former ambassador to US

A Brexit trade deal with Trump would put British farmers under ‚severe threat’ warns former ambassador to US

Sir Peter Westmacott at the British Embassy in Washington, 2015. Larry French / Getty Images for Capitol File Magazine LONDON — A post-Brexit trade deal with the US trade risks putting the future of British farms under „severe threat,” the UK’s former ambassador to the US has warned. Sir Peter Westmacott, who served in Washington…

Brexit supporters are angry about a ‚secret plot’ to keep Britain in Europe after £829,000 is set aside for EU elections

Brexit supporters are angry about a ‚secret plot’ to keep Britain in Europe after £829,000 is set aside for EU elections

Brexit supporter demonstrates against those who voted to remain in the EU. AP Brexit supporters are worried about a „secret plot” to keep Britain in EU after The Sunday Times and Sunday Telegraph revealed that public money has been set aside for the 2019 European elections. The two newspapers reported that Britain’s Electoral Commission has…

Inside the Brexit battle to keep Britain in the single market

Inside the Brexit battle to keep Britain in the single market

LONDON — There is a growing feeling among pro-EU MPs that the battle over Britain’s post-Brexit future is now turning in their direction. In recent weeks Theresa May’s government has suffered a growing series of parliamentary defeats on Brexit with backbench Conservative Brexiteers becoming increasingly vocal about their fears that May is losing the battle…

‚Brexit stops Britain from being Great Britain’ — Layla Moran MP writes for Business Insider

‚Brexit stops Britain from being Great Britain’ — Layla Moran MP writes for Business Insider

Layla Moran MP. Layla Moran The „land of milk and honey Brexiteers promised” has quickly turned out to be an illusion, Layla Moran MP writes for Business Insider. The Lib Dem MP says sectors including financial services and creative industries are already hurting as a result of the vote, with more damage to come. The…