BREXIT
23 Jan
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Johnson slapped down by May over demand for extra NHS cash

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was slapped down hard by Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday after he overstepped his brief, publicly demanding more cash for the struggling National Health Service (NHS).

22 Jan
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IMF improves forecasts for world growth in 2018 and 2019 to 3.9%

The IMF maintains its growth prediction for the UK in 2018 at 1. 5% but cuts its forecast for 2019 by one tenth of a percentage point, to 1. 5% as well.

22 Jan
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SMEs will suffer most from Brexit, study reveals

Innovative and export oriented firms and SMEs operating in high-tech and service-related industries will be the most negatively affected by Brexit, according to research.

22 Jan
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French would also vote to leave EU if asked same question as Britons, Macron says

In an interview on BBC One's The Andrew Marr Show, French president Emmanuel Macron said that, if given a similar "yes or no" opportunity, France would likely vote to leave the European Union.

19 Jan
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Boris Johnson suggests 22-mile long bridge across English Channel

UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson has discussed the possibility of building a bridge between the UK and France with French president Emmanuel Macron in order to facilitate transport after Brexit.

19 Jan
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Macron says UK must pay for access to single market after Brexit

French President Emmanuel Macron said Britain would not gain access to EU markets, including lucrative financial services, unless it paid for them.

18 Jan
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Sector movers: Real estate stocks picked apart brick by brick

Some of the most defensive areas of the market came under pressure on Thursday, weighed down by a mix of negative company-specific news-flow and broker commentary, against a backdrop of rising Gilt yields.

18 Jan
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May, Macron hold talks as UK pledges £44m on Calais security

French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in the UK for a summit with Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday as Britain announced an extra £44. 5m to increase Channel border security.

17 Jan
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Juncker says EU would welcome UK back in even after Brexit

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said he would be happy to welcome Britain back into the EU even after it leaves the 28 member bloc in March 2019.

17 Jan
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Brexit uncertainty moves employers to reduce graduate jobs

Britain’s top employers downgraded their hiring plans during 2017, resulting in the first drop in graduate recruitment since the financial crisis, a High Fliers survey finds.

16 Jan
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EU chiefs says door is open on reversal of Brexit

Senior EU officials said on Tuesday the door remained open to a British change of mind on Brexit.

16 Jan
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Norway concerns over trade deal hit UK Brexit hopes

UK hopes of smooth talks on Brexit were dealt a blow on Tuesday as it emerged that the EU would make tougher demands on the terms of transition and Norway warned it would take a dim view of Britain getting a special trade deal.

12 Jan
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Second referendum would overturn 'Leave' decision, poll finds

A new poll has found that a fresh vote on Brexit would overturn the 'leave' result of the first referendum. The results came after Brexiteer Nigel Farage unexpectedly suggested a second referendum the day before.

12 Jan
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Pound jumps on news Spain and Holland to push for 'soft' Brexit

Sterling rose to its best level since the Brexit vote on Friday on news that Spain and Holland's finance ministers have reached an agreement that would see the two work together to lock down a Brexit deal that would keep the UK as close to the EU as possible.

12 Jan
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EU reportedly to hold UK to common fishing policy after Brexit

The EU will resist any renegotiation of fishing quotas in UK waters during any transition period after Brexit, the Guardian reported on Friday citing an unnamed EU diplomat.

12 Jan
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Farage backtracks on call for second Brexit referendum

Former UKIP leader and fanatical Brexiteer Nigel Farage performed the swiftest of u-turns on Friday when he backtracked on his call for a second EU referendum.

11 Jan
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UK's Farage supports second Brexit referendum

Former UKIP leader and Brexit architect Nigel Farage called for a second referendum on EU membership on Thursday, claiming Britain would repeat its decision to leave.

11 Jan
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UK economy could take £54bn hit by 2030 from 'no deal' Brexit, study claims

A no-deal Brexit could cost the UK £54bn and up to half a million jobs by 2030, according to an assessment commissioned by London Mayor Sadiq Khan.