Business has good reason to fear Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans | William Keegan

The favourite for Downing Street has aggravated the uncertainty that is undermining confidence and hitting sterlingWimbledon fortnight brings back happy memories of growing up in that pleasant suburb. But the recent news that the leading pretender to t…

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Trade wars could shipwreck global economy, warns Mark Carney

Bank of England boss says Donald Trump’s widening trade spats and Brexit uncertainty are denting growthTrade tensions triggered by Donald Trump’s tariff policies could “shipwreck” the global economy and are having a chilling effect on growth, the gover…

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Catch-22 and the real and immediate danger of Brexit

The increasing absurdity of the Tory party’s march towards isolation would need Joseph Heller to do it justice‘There was only one catch and that was Catch-22, which specified that a concern for one’s own safety in the face of dangers that were real and…

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Vauxhall Astra to be built in UK if ministers avoid no-deal Brexit

PSA Group’s decision would be boost to British car industry and workers at Ellesmere PortFrench carmaker PSA Group has warned that it will only build its new Vauxhall Astra at its Ellesmere Port plant if the UK avoids a no-deal Brexit, in a stark indic…

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Germany ‘will talk to the last hour’ to avoid no-deal Brexit

UK ambassador says Berlin is willing to hear fresh ideas for Irish border problemGermany will fight to the last hour to prevent the UK crashing out of the EU without a deal and is willing to hear any fresh ideas for the Irish border backstop, the count…

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Ease migration rules for Indians to win post-Brexit deals, say MPs

Cross-party group of MPs urges greater priority be given for trade talks with IndiaThe government must make it easier for Indians to come to Britain to secure a post-Brexit trade deal with one of the world’s fastest growing economies, a group of MPs ha…

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