Brexit News Archive: 10 Dec 2016

Ed Miliband joins call for soft Brexit as conflict in Labour grows

Tough choices must be made to safeguard economy, including scrapping of migration cuts, warns party's former leader The UK should stay inside the EU's single market and customs union even if this means there can only be limited cuts to immigration after Brexit, the former Labour leader, Ed Miliband, says ...
Toby Helm Political editor and Patrick Maguire / Guardian   |   Sat, 10 Dec 2016 20:47:34

Free trade is key to prosperity after Brexit

Britain can lead the free trade in goods and services at the centre of global growth
FT   |   Sat, 10 Dec 2016 18:02:01

Gove: Friendship with Camerons 'strained' over Brexit

Michael Gove admits his decision to back Leave in the EU referendum put "a significant strain" on he and his wife's friendship with David and Samantha Cameron.
BBC   |   Sat, 10 Dec 2016 16:08:35

Brexit, Trump, Italy: how markets shrug off shocks

Common pattern in response to political upheavals but real test yet to come
FT   |   Sat, 10 Dec 2016 04:30:27

Funds sought for Brexit court case in Ireland

A British QC is launching a campaign to raise funds to bring a case on Brexit in the Irish courts.
BBC   |   Sat, 10 Dec 2016 01:30:59

Banks want open-ended Brexit transition pact

British Bankers' Association report calls for EU access to continue years after exit
FT   |   Fri, 9 Dec 2016 22:54:32

Fox returns to Sky with post-Brexit vote approach

£18.5bn valuation comes five years after phone hacking scandal scuppered first bid
FT   |   Fri, 9 Dec 2016 22:12:10

Why is Murdoch taking over Sky now? Blame Brexit and Netflix

Falling sterling, and the rise of online media providers has given the billionaire the perfect chance to succeed in 2016 where he failed in 2011 Why would Rupert Murdoch pounce on Sky now? First, because he was only ever biding his time after the humiliation of the failed bid in ...
Nils Pratley / Guardian   |   Fri, 9 Dec 2016 19:33:14

UK can lead the way on human rights | Letters

After a week of intense scrutiny of Brexit arrangements, this Saturday's observance of Human Rights Day provides a welcome pause to reflect on the role the UK should play on the international stage. This is especially important when we consider how global businesses based in the UK or listed on ...
Letters / Guardian   |   Fri, 9 Dec 2016 19:10:02

Post Brexit, Bank of Italy revises downward GDP estimates

Rome, December 9 - The Bank of Italy on Friday revised downward its Italy GDP growth estimates in the wake of the Brexit, from +1.1% to +0.9% this year and from +1.2% to +0.9% in 2017. Italy's GDP should grow by +1.1% in 2018 and 2019, according to the Italian ...
Gazzetta Del Sud   |   Fri, 9 Dec 2016 18:14:00

Murdoch's Fox returns to Sky with post-Brexit bid

Offer values UK pay-TV group at £18.5bn and comes five years after hacking scandal
FT   |   Fri, 9 Dec 2016 18:10:23

Banking jobs market 'annihilated' by Brexit, says recruiter

Uncertainty has led to fewer vacancies, says SThree chief Gary Elden
FT   |   Fri, 9 Dec 2016 17:37:31

Brexit Be Damned: Brits May Have A Chance To Remain E.U. Citizens

If E.U. negotiators have their way, Britons may have a way to remain as E.U. members - for a fee.
David Schrieberg, Contributor / Forbes   |   Fri, 9 Dec 2016 17:28:00

Let's move to Dover, Kent: 'It's been overlooked for years'

It needs attention, despite the famous white cliffs and some beautiful Regency terraces What's going for it? Britain's gatehouse, thanks to Brexit, may be about to resume the role it has held for a millennium or two. The past few decades have not been kind to Dover: bombed to smithereens ...
Tom Dyckhoff / Guardian   |   Fri, 9 Dec 2016 16:30:33

Publishers rush out Trump and Brexit books to traumatised readers

Industry push for titles responding to this year's shocking votes in the US and UK prompts raft of comedies and sober analyses Publishers are rushing out a raft of titles to meet demand among readers traumatised by the election of Donald Trump and the aftermath of the Brexit referendum. Titles ...
Danuta Kean / Guardian   |   Fri, 9 Dec 2016 16:18:48

Why some students are avoiding Cambridge

The University of Cambridge -- ranked among the best in the world -- said it's already seeing a drop in student applications from Europe as the threat of Brexit looms large.
CNN   |   Fri, 9 Dec 2016 16:14:02

Why some top students are avoiding Cambridge

The University of Cambridge -- ranked among the best in the world -- said it's already seeing a drop in student applications from Europe as the threat of Brexit looms large.
CNN   |   Fri, 9 Dec 2016 16:09:28

South Korea's President Park engulfed by the rising tide of populism

The wave of populism that fuelled Brexit, the rise of Donald Trump and the fall of Italian leader ­Matteo Renzi has reached South Korea, where street protesters cast Friday's parliamentary vote to impeach President Park Geun-hye as a step toward ­toppling the establishment she symbolises. It is our fury against ...
Bloomberg / South China Morning Post   |   Fri, 9 Dec 2016 13:58:06

The Brexit week in review

Labour joins forces with Tory rebels in quest for details
FT   |   Fri, 9 Dec 2016 13:47:15

Brexit Britain digests Brussels sprout picker drought

UK's £3bn horticulture industry more dependent than any other on eastern European labour
FT   |   Fri, 9 Dec 2016 13:16:38

Brexit the wrong fit for 122-year-old English costume company

English fancy dress company Smiffys will soon move its headquarters to the Netherlands
Emily Wither / Globe and Mail   |   Fri, 9 Dec 2016 13:14:12

Primark owner ABF sees shares jump despite warning on margins

ABF says slump in sterling since Brexit vote will hit margins as discount retailer Primark and sugar group Associated British Foods is among the day's biggest risers after a positive update, despite warning on margins at its discount retailer. At its annual meeting the company said it expected progress in ...
Nick Fletcher / Guardian   |   Fri, 9 Dec 2016 12:03:13

The Ethical Argument for Free Trade - Daniel Hannan on Brexit: New At Reason

Daniel Hannan is one of Brexit's biggest champions. A Member of the European Parliament and a leading Euroskeptic, Hannan's advocacy of withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union has earned him international attention. While critics regarded the "Vote Leave" campaign as a dangerous retreat from globalization, Hannan has ...
Hit & Run   |   Mon, 28 Nov 2016 20:00:00

'Xenophobia' is the word of the year for 2016, says Dictionary.com

Dictionary.com has selected as the 2016 word of the year, citing the anti-immigrant rhetoric of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and the United Kingdom's Brexit vote to leave the European Union as reasons for its choice. In a news release, the online dictionary said that searches...
Money & Company   |   Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:25:00

'Xenophobia' Is Dictionary.com's Word Of The Year

There were a lot of surprises to come out of 2016, but being named Dictionary.com's Word of the Year is not one of them. When you consider the rhetoric that galvanized people in this year's Brexit vote and the U.S. presidential race, the proof that is the word that most ...
Huffington Post   |   Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:12:32

Hans-Werner Sinn: "Europe's Secret Bailout"

From Project Syndicate: MUNICH - While the world worries about Donald Trump, Brexit, and the flow of refugees from Syria and other war-torn countries, the European Central Bank continues to work persistently and below the public radar on its debt-restructuring plan - also known as quantitative easing (QE) - to ...
Climateer Investing   |   Mon, 28 Nov 2016 12:16:00

Europe's Secret Bailout

While the world worries about Donald Trump, Brexit, and refugees, the European Central Bank continues to work below the public radar on its debt-restructuring plan - also known as quantitative easing - to ease the burden on the over-indebted eurozone countries. It's a high-risk operation, especially for Germany and the ...
Project Syndicate   |   Mon, 28 Nov 2016 11:53:56

JD Sports bets on Brexit staycations with Go Outdoors takeover

Telegraph   |   Mon, 28 Nov 2016 10:30:56

10 things you need to know in markets today

Good morning! Here's what you need to know in markets on Monday. Prime Minister Theresa May has admitted that negotiating a successful Brexit is proving to be "hugely challenging." In a rare interview with The Sunday Times, May also acknowledged the government needed to organise terms for exiting the EU, ...
Business Insider   |   Mon, 28 Nov 2016 07:01:12

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