Manufacturers express deep misgivings over Johnson’s Brexit deal

Lobby group calls for transition extension and loosening of migration rules on eve of voteLatest Brexit news – live updatesBritain’s manufacturers have responded to the prime minister’s Brexit deal with deep misgivings in the run-up to the vote in parl…

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UK shoppers shun big ticket items as Brexit uncertainty bites

Department store sales slump further and online shoppers also rein in spending, says ONSRetail sales failed to bounce back last month from a drop in August as Brexit uncertainty deterred shoppers from splashing out on big ticket items.The volume of sal…

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Will Boris Johnson have a deal to put to MPs on Saturday?

After a series of U-turns, there are signs a deal is possible. We look at the potential outcomesLatest Brexit news – live updatesBy Wednesday afternoon, it will be clear whether Boris Johnson will have a deal to put to parliament on its “super Saturday…

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Michel Barnier says a Brexit deal is ‘very difficult but possible’ – video

The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, has said reaching a Brexit deal is ‘very difficult but possible’. He added that the EU would stay ‘calm, vigilant, respectful and constructive’ before negotiations take place on Thursday. Th…

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Pound slumps against euro and dollar as Brexit chaos bites

Sterling falls to lowest level in more than a month in sign that fears for economy are growingThe pound has slumped to its lowest level in more than a month, as hopes fade that a Brexit deal will be struck.With weeks left before the 31 October Brexit d…

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Pound slumps against euro and dollar as Brexit chaos bites

Sterling falls to lowest level in more than a month in sign that fears for economy are growingThe pound has slumped to its lowest level in more than a month, as hopes fade that a Brexit deal will be struck.With weeks left before the 31 October Brexit d…

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Now is the time for the government to increase the supply of homes | Larry Elliott

A cut in stamp duty may be politically expedient for Sajid Javid, but it would be a big mistakeFor anybody who has their home on the market, the news from the Halifax that property prices fell in September would not have come as an earth-shattering sur…

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Will London’s post-Brexit future be as gloomy as predicted?

The feared large-scale exodus of firms and financiers does not seem to be under wayIt is now well over three years since the UK voted, by a narrow but significant margin, to leave the EU. Yet we still have no idea what kind of economic relationship the…

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