Last Updated: 08:26 GMT Wednesday, 21 Mar. 2018

Emmanuel Macron vows to push French language in post-Brexit Europe and abroad

The English language is too dominant in Brussels, especially with Britain soon to exit the European Union, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday as he vowed to fight for a wider use of French in EU institutions and abroad. There are some 274 million French speakers worldwide, making it ...
Reuters / South China Morning Post   |   Wed, 21 Mar 2018 08:03:02

Sinn Fein won't drop its abstentionist policy over Brexit - and that's not necessarily a bad thing

Sean Swan (Gonzaga University) provides a brief history of how Sinn Fein came to adopt its abstentionist policy and explains why it will not change a century-long stance to help defeat Brexit in Westminster. He writes that if they were to drop abstentionism, dissident republican organisations would gain support, to ...
Roch Dunin-Wasowicz / LSE   |   Wed, 21 Mar 2018 07:00:14

Russian spy attack offers a glimpse of Britain's future place in the world

Not long after the UK Government began negotiating its departure from the EU, I wrote that Brexit will not only transform the UK's relationship with its European neighbours; it'll also unleash processes that could have tremendous negative security implications. Extricating the UK from the EU is already devouring a tremendous ...
Simon J Smith, ​Lecturer in International Relations, Staffordshire University / The Conversation   |   Wed, 21 Mar 2018 06:31:50

Macron says too much English spoken in pre-Brexit Brussels

The English language is too dominant in Brussels, especially with Britain soon to exit the European Union, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday as ...
Japan Times   |   Wed, 21 Mar 2018 05:15:29

Europe's banks told to keep planning for full Brexit in 2019

Officials maintain June deadline for eurozone licences despite UK transition deal
FT   |   Wed, 21 Mar 2018 05:00:43

John Mauldin: Trade Wars Could Trigger "The Next Great Depression"

Last week on Erik Townsend's Macrovoices podcast, Jim Grant, storied credit investor and founder of Grant's Interest Rate Observer, explained the reasoning behind his call that the great secular bond bear market actually began in the aftermath of the UK's Brexit vote during the summer of 2016 - when Treasury ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Wed, 21 Mar 2018 02:55:00

Brexit Fishing Deal Protest To Be Held Outside Parliament

PA / Huffington Post   |   Wed, 21 Mar 2018 02:04:53

Brexit: MPs warn of multiple obstacles to EU security deal

A longer transition period after Brexit may be needed to guarantee security co-operation, MPs say.
BBC   |   Wed, 21 Mar 2018 01:29:33

Brexit: UK risks 'sleepwalking into a crisis' unless it reaches security deal with EU, MPs warn

Home Affairs Committee says ministers are 'worryingly complacent' about complexity of issues to be negotiated
Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Wed, 21 Mar 2018 01:27:13

Conservative Voters Back Tory Brexit Rebels, New Poll Reveals

Kate Forrester / Huffington Post   |   Wed, 21 Mar 2018 00:02:56

Britain and the EU Put Off the Tough Questions

About a year from Brexit, it's unclear if matters will be resolved in time.
WSJ Opinion   |   Tue, 20 Mar 2018 22:25:10

Spain holds back Brexit transition deal over Gibraltar

Agreement reached Monday in Brussels is thrown into doubt.
Jacopo Barigazzi / Politico   |   Tue, 20 Mar 2018 22:05:58