On Tuesday December 11th, the House of Commons, the UK’s lower house, will vote on what is probably the most important parliamentary vote in Britain this century. If MPs approve Theresa May’s 585-page Brexit deal, the terms of Britain’s future relationship with the EU will have been broadly defined. In such a scenario, May’s Conservative government … [Read more...] about ‘It’s better than no deal’: Do Brits in Europe hope Theresa May wins Brexit vote?
Will Martin, provided by Published 1:41 am PST, Friday, December 7, 2018 Both JPMorgan and Nomura now see the prospect of staying in the EU as having around a 40% chance. This week has seen the European Court of Justice say that the UK should be able to unilaterally withdraw from leaving the EU. That, and a parliamentary amendment that gives British lawmakers … [Read more...] about The City of London is raising the odds that Brexit won’t actually happen
Thomas Colson, provided by Published 1:39 am PST, Friday, December 7, 2018 Reuters / Dylan Martinez There is a "real danger" that the UK's security could be seriously damaged by Theresa May's proposed Brexit plans, said a committee of MPs. The Home Affairs committee said the prime minister's proposed deal is "seriously lacking" in detail on security, customs and … [Read more...] about There is a ‘real danger’ the UK’s security will be put at risk by Theresa May’s Brexit deal
Updated 1:35 am PST, Friday, December 7, 2018 Protestors demonstrate opposite Parliament against Britain's Brexit split from Europe, in London, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May's effort to win support for her Brexit agreement comes amid reports in British newspapers Thursday, predicting that Parliament could reject the deal by more … [Read more...] about UK leader deploys ministers to sell Brexit deal to public
The ruptures, the differences and the tensions that have partially defined the relationships on the islands of Britain and Ireland have been brought to full clarity by Brexit. It is like rocks on t[...] This story is for Premium subscribers only Registered users get 5 regular articles & 1 free Premium article per week. … [Read more...] about Denis Bradley: Brexit will transform identities and relationships on these islands