Tag Archives: United Kingdom European Union membership referendum

16Jan/17

Sterling skids to three-month low as “hard Brexit” fears bite

Sterling skids to its lowest levels – bar a “flash crash” in October – in 32 years on Monday, hit by fears that Prime Minister Theresa May will say on Tuesday that Britain is set for a “hard” Brexit out of the EU and its single market.

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06Dec/16

Brexit vote leaves food industry with nasty taste

Britain’s decision to leave the European Union is leaving a nasty taste in the mouth of London’s food and wine industry. As Hayley Platt reports, importers are hard-hit by the pound’s dramatic decline and the vibrant food sector worries Brexit will make it tough to recruit enough staff.
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02Dec/16
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Pro-EU party wins British local election in Brexit ‘shockwave’

Pro-EU party wins British local election in Brexit ‘shockwave’

LONDON – Britain’s pro-European Union Liberal Democrats party win a parliamentary seat previously held by the ruling Conservatives in a major upset it hailS as a rejection of a “hard Brexit” that would pull the country out of the single market.

28Nov/16

Author of book about Brexit says Britain needs a simple first-stage plan for least damage

New book “Understanding Brexit Options: What future for Britain?” explains and compares Hard and Soft Brexit options and variations, shows mistakes being made.
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22Nov/16

UK wealth falls $1.5 trillion after Brexit FX moves: Credit Suisse

Britain is $1.5 trillion poorer in dollar terms due to the fall in the pound since the vote to leave the European Union, according to a new study on global wealth. But Credit Suisse also predicts that around 945 billionaires will be minted around the world in the next five years.

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01Nov/16

More Brexit trauma ahead for sterling?

UK manufacturing showed solid growth in October thanks to exchange rates driving up new orders, according to the latest data. But as Ivor Bennett reports, sterling could fall even further than some might want – a new poll forecasting lows of $1.15 when Britain starts formal divorce proceedings from the EU.
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20Sep/16

London fashion week professionals comment on Brexit

British fashion professionals including Christopher Bailey from Burberry and Caroline Rush, the CEO of the British Fashion Council give their take on how Brexit might impact the UK fashion industry.

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26Aug/16

Britain dodging Brexit bombshell?

Britain’s economy fared better than predicted in the wake of the surprise Brexit vote in June as figures show signs that consumers are taking the country’s vote to leave the European Union in their stride. Stuwart McDill reports.
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26Aug/16

Poles in Britain donate blood to strengthen ties with UK

Polish migrants across the United Kingdom donate blood, in a national week long post-Brexit campaign to strengthen solidarity between Poles and Brits.
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25Aug/16

Hollande and EU socialist democrat leaders tackle Brexit in meeting

The French president and prime minister welcome social democrat leaders from around the European Union to a meeting at which Brexit will top the agenda.

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