Pro-Brexit politicians and business figures urged British Prime Minister Theresa May to be ready to walk away from the European Union without a trade agreement, despite warnings from major manufacturers that a “no deal” Brexit would be an economic disaster.
British Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has spent many idle moments thinking about who should succeed Bank of England governor Mark Carney. How, the chancellor asks himself, can he repeat the stunning, rabbit-out-of-a-hat moment when No 11’s previous incumbent, George Osborne, said in 2013 that the Canadian central banker who was heading the global post-crash clean-up operation was coming to help Britain’s recovery?
Thousands of anti-Brexit protesters marched Saturday in London to demand a new referendum on leaving the European Union, as a divided Britain marked the second anniversary of its vote to quit the bloc.
Prime Minister Theresa May will not accept a proposal to hand Parliament more control over Brexit, a source said on Tuesday, setting up a showdown with MPs who want to prevent Britain from crashing out of the European Union without a deal.
British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday it was important to ensure that Parliament could not block Brexit, defending her approach to passing the legislation that will end Britain’s membership of the European Union.
Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson warned there could be a Brexit meltdown but it will be "all right in the end" and said that US President Trump would take a tougher stance were he leading the talks, according to BuzzFeed.
EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier warned Britain on Saturday that failing to agree a deal on the governance of a withdrawal treaty which preserves the primacy of the EU court would mean no treaty and no transition period.