Last Updated: 21:05 GMT Saturday, 18 Jan. 2020

UK will not automatically deport EU nationals after Brexit - Verhofstadt

Britain will not automatically deport European Union citizens who have not applied for the right to remain in the country after Brexit, European Parliament Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt said on Friday.
Reuters   |   Sat, 18 Jan 2020 19:45:06

If the UK doesn't act now, the car industry will vanish | Phillip Inman

Brexit was the latest blow to the sector. Its future must not be left to the market - investment in electric vehicles is needed Britain's economy is on course to grow by less than 1% in 2019. Last week's retail sales figures for December, which showed the longest period of ...
Phillip Inman / Guardian   |   Sat, 18 Jan 2020 17:00:33

Union Jack and special coins but no Big Ben on Brexit night

Britain will issue special coins, fly the Union Jack and project a countdown clock on the walls of Downing Street - but not bong Big ...
No Author / Japan Times   |   Sat, 18 Jan 2020 15:24:20

Labour leadership: Candidates call for end to party splits

The five MPs running to succeed Jeremy Corbyn were quizzed on issues from anti-Semitism to Brexit.
BBC   |   Sat, 18 Jan 2020 14:44:21

Brexit: Price rises warning after chancellor vows divergence from EU rules

Food prices could rise after Sajid Javid said there will be no alignment with EU rules after Brexit, businesses say.
BBC   |   Sat, 18 Jan 2020 14:21:07

Carmakers say diverging from EU regulation will cost 'billions'

Chancellor's Brexit plan threatens UK manufacturing and consumer choice, auto industry says
FT   |   Sat, 18 Jan 2020 13:50:09

El-Twatto on the weekend

There is, then, to be a hard Brexit. Any pretence to the contrary has gone. It is exceptionally difficult to understand Javid. What he is saying is that although the world is now very obviously dominated by just three markets, ... read more
Tim Worstall / Tim Worstall   |   Sat, 18 Jan 2020 12:42:31

Javid aims to double UK growth after Brexit - FT

Finance minister Sajid Javid is aiming to roughly double Britain's underlying rate of economic growth after it leaves the European Union, but will not champion big manufacturing sectors that want to stick to EU rules.
Reuters   |   Sat, 18 Jan 2020 11:26:23

No alignment with EU rules after Brexit, says UK chancellor

Sajid Javid urges companies to 'adjust' to new reality.
Hans von der Burchard / Politico   |   Sat, 18 Jan 2020 11:07:25

Clock projection but no Big Ben 'bong' planned for Brexit Day

A clock counting down to the second the United Kingdom leaves the European Union on January 31 will be projected onto the bricks of Downing Street as part of government plans to mark Brexit, a spokeswoman for Downing Street told CNN on Saturday.
CNN   |   Sat, 18 Jan 2020 11:06:47