Brexit: Sajid Javid unveils spending review as government reels from defeat in vote – live news

Prime minister threatens to seek snap general election after crucial vote passed on Tuesday in CommonsBoris Johnson to seek election after rebel Tories deliver Commons defeatJacob Rees-Mogg under fire for slouching in CommonsExplained: who are the 21 T…

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Brexit: Sajid Javid unveils spending review as government reels from defeat in vote – live news

Prime minister threatens to seek snap general election after crucial vote passed on Tuesday in CommonsBoris Johnson to seek election after rebel Tories deliver Commons defeatJacob Rees-Mogg under fire for slouching in CommonsExplained: who are the 21 T…

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No-deal Brexit would harm UK, warn leading world business federations

Open letter from group representing 4m western firms outlines ‘grave concerns’A group of the world’s leading business organisations, including from the US, Japan and Australia, have warned the UK that a no-deal Brexit would damage its reputation with s…

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The Guardian view on the global economy: opportunities wasted | Editorial

The G7 summit in Biarritz this weekend will fail to rise to any of its urgent challengesRarely has there been more need of collective action on the world’s problems than at the G7 summit hosted by Emmanuel Macron in Biarritz this weekend. Rarely have t…

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A no-deal Brexit won’t be a clean break: this nightmare will go on for ever | Jonathan Freedland

It’s a myth to think it will all be over on 1 November. Crashing out will merely lead to a new chapter of negotiations with BrusselsThe myths of a no-deal Brexit are about to collide with reality. Those myths are many, and they flourish on both sides o…

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Yes, a no-deal Brexit will hurt the economy. But nobody knows just how much | Anand Menon and Jonathan Portes

Leaving without a deal is not an event, it’s the start of a process – and Mark Carney is right not to predict its long-term impactPredictions matter, not least because they feed directly into the political debate. We saw this all too clearly in 2016. A…

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Neil Woodford’s brand has gone from asset to liability

To rebuild trust, the embattled fund manager should start by scrapping his management fees Neil Woodford once had a reputation as Britain’s answer to Warren Buffet, with the celebrity kudos to bring in more than £10bn of other people’s money to manage …

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Pound drops to lowest level in two years amid no-deal Brexit rhetoric

Sterling slips below $1.23 against US dollar and also falls sharply against the euro The pound has slumped to a 28-month low as investors reacted with alarm to the escalation of no-deal rhetoric by Boris Johnson’s government.Sterling dropped below $1.2…

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