Brexit News Archive: 06 May 2017

English is losing its importance in Europe, says Juncker as Brexit divorce tensions simmer

The English language is losing its importance in Europe, the president of the European commission has said amid simmering tensions over the Brexit negotiations. Speaking to an audience of European diplomats and experts in Florence, Jean-Claude Juncker also described the UK's decision to leave the EU as a tragedy. "Slowly ...
The Guardian / South China Morning Post   |   Sat, 6 May 2017 05:35:47

Goldman's Blankfein Warns on Brexit Risks to London

London's expansion as a financial center could "stall" and banks may need to consider moving staff out of the city because of Brexit, the Goldman Sachs CEO warned.
WSJ   |   Fri, 5 May 2017 22:59:11

Conservatives make strong gains in UK local elections

The results give the British Prime Minister Theresa May a boost ahead of next month's Brexit-dominated general election.
Al Jazeera   |   Fri, 5 May 2017 16:00:25

Influence of English is fading, says EU chief Juncker

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker took a swipe at Britain today, saying he would not give a speech in English because the language was becoming less significant following Brexit. "Slowly but surely English is losing importance in Europe," Juncker told a conference in Florence before switching into French and drawing ...
Reuters / Times of Malta   |   Fri, 5 May 2017 15:16:00

Juncker claims 'English is losing importance in Europe' due to Brexit

For some weird reason, European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker believes that when the United Kingdom will leave the European Union, EU citizens will stop using the language that has been adopted by millions people as lingua franca: English! "English is losing importance in Europe" Juncker said and opted to deliver a ...
Keep Talking Greece   |   Fri, 5 May 2017 14:41:30

EU's Juncker jokes English 'losing importance' because of Brexit

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker joked on Friday that the English language is losing its importance in Europe as a result of Brexit.
euronews   |   Fri, 5 May 2017 13:52:45

Goldman says Brexit will 'stall' London's growth

Goldman Sachs boss Lloyd Blankfein says London's financial services industry will stall because of Brexit.
CNN   |   Fri, 5 May 2017 12:16:52

London's financial centre will stall after Brexit, warns Goldman Sachs chief executive

Goldman Sachs group Inc (NYSE:GS) chief executive, Lloyd Blankfein, has warned that London's financial centre will come to a halt after Brexit. In an interview with the BBC, he said: "It will stall, it might backtrack a bit, it just depends on a lot of things about which we are ...
Proactive Investors   |   Fri, 5 May 2017 11:50:00

Goldman Sachs chief Lloyd Blankfein warns Brexit 'will stall' City

US investment bank does not as yet have 'big plans' to move UK operations
FT   |   Fri, 5 May 2017 11:03:01

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Eddy Elfenbein   |   Fri, 5 May 2017 10:52:24

Goldman Sachs says Brexit will 'stall' London's growth

Goldman Sachs boss Lloyd Blankfein says London's financial services industry will stall because of Brexit.
CNN   |   Fri, 5 May 2017 10:13:40

Brexit will 'stall' London's growth

CNN   |   Fri, 5 May 2017 10:13:23

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein says Brexit will 'stall' City of London, prepares exit plan

The boss of Goldman Sachs has said that the City of London will "stall" because of the risk of Brexit as he revealed plans to relocate jobs from the U.K.
CNBC   |   Fri, 5 May 2017 08:17:00

Goldman Sachs boss Lloyd Blankfein warns London could 'stall' after Brexit

Telegraph   |   Fri, 5 May 2017 07:12:35

Brexit will 'stall' City, says Goldman Sachs chief

Lloyd Blankfein, whose bank employs more than 6,000 in London, says it has 'contingency plans' to move staff out of UK The chief executive of Goldman Sachs has warned that London's financial centre will "stall" due to the turmoil of the Brexit process. Lloyd Blankfein, who runs the world's second ...
Mark Sweney / Guardian   |   Fri, 5 May 2017 07:01:26

Donald Tusk on Brexit: 'The stakes are too high to let our emotions get out of hand'

LONDON - One of the most senior European Union politicians called for European and British officials to stop arguing, warning that Brexit negotiations will be if both sides continue to attack each other in the press. European Council president Donald Tusk said: "These negotiations are difficult enough as they are. ...
Business Insider   |   Fri, 5 May 2017 06:40:00