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That's why we voted Brexit! EU stitch-up as chiefs snubs democracy – 'Fundamental problem'

Berlaymont chief Mr Juncker is scheduled to step down at the end of his term in October. And while the Commission presidency is supposed to be decided democratically, with the so-called Spitzenkandidat process, the EU’s political parties are working on a backroom deal that could see an outsider parachuted into the role. European Council chief […]

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Brexit Party accuses CBI of ‘cherry picking’ negative data to talk down EU exit

Louis Stedman-Bryce, The Brexit Party’s sole MEP for Scotland, said he refuses to believe warnings of a hard Brexit being bad for the economy, claiming it is the uncertainty which is having a bad impact on finances. Speaking to the Helensburg Advertiser, he said “I don’t believe the warnings” and maintained a no deal exit […]

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Brexit Britain open for business! UK-listed firms to start selling shares in China

The London-Shanghai Stock Connect service was opened for business as part of efforts to build a stronger economic dialogue between the UK and China. Chancellor Philip Hammond said the initiative represents a “strong vote of confidence” as Britain prepares to leave the European Union on 31 October. The project has taken four years to develop. […]

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Brexit Britain open for business! UK-listed firms to start selling shares in China

The London-Shanghai Stock Connect service was opened for business as part of efforts to build a stronger economic dialogue between the UK and China. Chancellor Philip Hammond said the initiative represents a “strong vote of confidence” as Britain prepares to leave the European Union on 31 October. The project has taken four years to develop. […]

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Brexit news: Experts issue exchange rate ‘risk’ warning amid grim reality of weak pound

Brexit’s impact on the pound to euro exchange rate is tangible – and terrifying – for some British holidaymakers. Last month saw the worst value of sterling since the Millennium, while GBP as a whole has failed to regain the heights reached prior to the 2016 Brexit referendum. The chaotic nature of the UK’s negotiations […]

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Pound US dollar exchange rate: GBP flat as UK in 'good shape' for no-deal Brexit

Sterling was hit this week by investor fears that the possibility of a no-deal Brexit was becoming more likely. Yesterday, Boris Johnson topped the first ballot in the Conservative leadership contest while three contenders were knocked out. Mr Johnson received 114 votes, significantly ahead of his closest rival Jeremy Hunt, who received 43 votes, with currency markets […]

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