Brexit News Archive: 27 Feb 2017

BMW considers making electric Mini outside UK due to Brexit worries

News that carmaker could produce battery-powered car in Germany not Oxford comes amid concerns over future of Vauxhall The new electric Mini could be made in Germany rather than UK due to the uncertainty caused by Brexit. Most Minis are manufacturing at its plant in Oxford, one of the biggest ...
Graham Ruddick / Guardian   |   Mon, 27 Feb 2017 18:21:12

Sir John Major attacks 'unreal' Brexit vision

The former Tory prime minister also says the costs of leaving the EU will be
BBC   |   Mon, 27 Feb 2017 18:01:25

Sir John Major warns Theresa May that hard Brexit could mean cuts for the NHS and welfare state

Steven Swinford / Telegraph   |   Mon, 27 Feb 2017 18:00:00

No fears for these peers: House of Lords reform is still not likely any time soon

On looking up the word "irony" in a dictionary, one would be unsurprised to see a picture of a member of Britain's unelected upper house indignantly asserting that "you either believe in democracy or you don't". Yet that is what the debate over Brexit in the House of Lords produced. ...
Matthew Cole, Teaching Fellow, Department of History, University of Birmingham / The Conversation   |   Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:26:59

Investors view UK as third most important country for growth prospects despite Brexit: Report

Investors appear to have shrugged off Brexit concerns to adjudge the U.K. as the third most important country in terms of company growth prospects; report.
CNBC   |   Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:18:00

Ministers warn Lords not to amend Brexit bill

Some peers intend to attach amendments, but have been rebuked by the Tory leadership
FT   |   Mon, 27 Feb 2017 05:02:45

Brexit: UK's PM May to announce end of free movement

In respect to Brexit developments and news, Prime Minister, Thersa May, will announce the end of free movement for new EU migrants when she Brexit neg
Ross J Burland / FX Street   |   Sun, 26 Feb 2017 23:14:21

LSE-Deutsche merger in flux as Brexit looms

British and German officials' calls to scrap or overhaul the merger come as Britain prepares to pull out of the European Union
PAUL WALDIE / Globe and Mail   |   Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:43:52

Britain's Farage posts picture of 'dinner with The Donald'

British anti-EU campaigner Nigel Farage posted a picture of him having "dinner with The Donald" on Twitter, the latest meeting between US President Donald Trump and the critic of Prime Minister Theresa May. Farage, who helped secure victory for the Brexit campaign at a referendum on Britain's membership of the ...
Reuters / Times of Malta   |   Sun, 26 Feb 2017 13:20:00