Last Updated: 09:08 GMT Sunday, 16 Dec. 2018

Bleak midwinter for landlords as retailers demand rent cuts

The internet and tightened purse strings have hit stores, but indebted property owners are barely in a better position There is an ugly fight going on on Britain's high street's for supremacy between the major retailers and their landlords. On one side are store chains that want to protect their ...
Guardian Staff / Guardian   |   Sun, 16 Dec 2018 07:00:36

Norway? Singapore? Neither Brexit deal looks better than Europe

Wherever one goes, concerned people ask what Britain is doing. It seems clear from our actions that we don't know This column comes to you from Perugia in Italy, a reasonably safe haven from the shenanigans of Westminster. We have been visiting our youngest daughter, who is a beneficiary at ...
William Keegan / Guardian   |   Sun, 16 Dec 2018 07:00:35

"If You Don't Have Bread, Eat Art: Contemporary Art and Derivative Fascisms"

Monday is the anniversary of Bitcoin's top-tick so let's talk currency. From e-flux: Is art a currency? Investor Stefan Simchowitz thinks so. He wrote with uncompromising clarity about the post-Brexit era: "Art will effectively continue its structural function as an alternative currency that hedges against inflation and currency depreciation." Have ...
climateer / Climateer Investing   |   Sun, 16 Dec 2018 06:31:00

Brexit: Second referendum may be inevitable

The British people and their politicians face a daunting task of creating a democratic balance amidst the worst political crisis facing their country since the end of the Second World War. With 103 days left...
Mrutyuanjai Mishra / Times of India   |   Sun, 16 Dec 2018 05:07:36

Justice secretary suggests he would quit over no-deal Brexit

David Gauke warns on economic carnage that would ensue from chaotic EU exit
FT   |   Sun, 16 Dec 2018 05:00:11

Theresa May condemns Tony Blair's new Brexit vote call

The PM accuses her predecessor of talks with the EU and "insulting the office he once held".
BBC   |   Sun, 16 Dec 2018 03:36:51

What's the cost of brokering Brexit?

As details of a break-up remain unclear, the UK economy is looking less attractive for business and investors.
Al Jazeera   |   Sun, 16 Dec 2018 02:49:04

Zerohedge: Bank of England Sterling manipulation

Nice factual summary of the ongoing devaluation of the pound under Carney, I had almost forgotten about dropping interest rates after the Brexit vote.
stillthinking / House Price Crash   |   Sun, 16 Dec 2018 01:59:32

What can New Zealand teach us about Brexit?

What lessons can the we learn from the economic ructions suffered by New Zealand in 1973 when the UK joined the EEC?
BBC   |   Sun, 16 Dec 2018 00:31:50

Brexit Basics: The single market explained

Confused by Brexit jargon? Reality Check unpacks the basics.
BBC   |   Sun, 16 Dec 2018 00:14:12

Today's Headlines

Bloomberg: China Seeks to Defuse Trade War With Reversals on Cars, Corn. Huawei Hemorrhages Allies in Europe on Growing Security Concerns. China's Home-Price Growth Eases Amid Lackluster Buyer Demand. May Said to Warn Merkel, Macron Their Brexit Deal Is Almost Dead. Ruling Striking Down Obamacare Won't Affect Health Coverage, Yet. ...
Gary / Between the Hedges   |   Sat, 15 Dec 2018 23:34:00

The Papers: 'PM's team plots new referendum'

Sunday's front pages have a variety of stories from Brexit to the Strictly winner.
BBC   |   Sat, 15 Dec 2018 23:32:58

May threatens to crash Brexit deal after summit showdown

PM warns of snap vote to kill plan but EU refuses to budge
FT   |   Sat, 15 Dec 2018 23:26:35

Theresa May launches attack on Tony Blair for 'subverting Brexit process for his own political interests'

Former prime minister has been vocal advocate of public having Final Say on deal
Samuel Osborne, Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Sat, 15 Dec 2018 22:42:51

Rudd warns Brexit is stuck as no-deal or referendum loom

Britain's exit from the European Union was heading for an impasse, one senior minister said on Saturday, after a week in which Prime Minister Theresa May failed to win EU assurances on her deal and pulled a vote because UK lawmakers would defeat it.
Reuters   |   Sat, 15 Dec 2018 22:40:37

British minister warns Brexit is stuck as no-deal or referendum loom

Britain's exit from the European Union was heading for an impasse, one senior minister said on Saturday, after a week in which Prime Minister Theresa May failed to win EU assurances on her deal and pulled a vote because UK lawmakers would defeat it.
Reuters   |   Sat, 15 Dec 2018 22:34:11