Tuesday, February 19, 2019
The U.K. economy buckled under the strain of Brexit uncertainty in the fourth quarter. Gross domestic product increased a smaller-than-forecast 0.2 percent, compared with 0.6 percent in the third quarter. December alone saw the economy shrink by 0.4 percent, the...
Theresa May will return to Brussels later to press EU leaders for legally binding changes to the Brexit deal. The PM will insist the UK will not be "trapped" in the backstop - the plan to avoid the return of...
As MPs continue to battle over Brexit, the Queen has extolled the virtues "respecting different points of view" and "coming together to seek out the common ground". Her Majesty returned to the theme of her Chirstmas day message in a speech...
The U.K. Parliament is moving closer to a plan to delay Brexit in order to stop the country dropping out of the European Union with no deal and avoid the risk of an economically damaging divorce. The main opposition Labour...
Prime Minister Theresa May’s government has survived a no-confidence vote in British parliament but May now faces a new confrontation with opponents to rescue her Brexit deal. MP’s voted 325 to 306 that they had confidence in May’s government after...
British lawmakers have soundly rejected Theresa May's Brexit deal, in the biggest defeat for any UK government in the modern parliamentary era. After 200 speeches across eight days of debate, members of the House of Commons ignored the Prime Minister's...
Shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday evening, British MPs face a choice that will affect the country's 66 million citizens for many years to come. They will either vote to support Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal, negotiated with the European...
MPs will begin debating Theresa May's Brexit plan again on Wednesday, nearly a month after she postponed the crunch Commons vote on her agreement. There will be five days of discussion on the terms of the UK's withdrawal and future...
A firm awarded a government contract to provide extra ferry services has used website terms and conditions apparently intended for a takeaway food firm. Seaborne Freight was given the £13.8m contract to run a freight service between Ramsgate and Ostend...
The British government will not allow lawmakers to vote on a symbolic motion of no confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May, forcing the opposition to decide whether it will now try to topple her entire administration. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn...

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