Category Archives: Brexit

Voters sense betrayal in Britain’s Brexit heartlands

There is a whiff of betrayal in the air across Britain’s Brexit heartlands where many impatient voters fear Prime Minister Theresa May is going soft on implementing last year’s decision to leave the European Union. May’s gamble in calling a snap election on June 8, only to lose her parliamentary majority, has thrown the future […]

UK sets out new powers to impose sanctions after Brexit

The British Government has published plans on Wednesday for a bill that would give it the legal power to impose sanctions after it leaves the EU, including making it easier to cut off terrorism funding and freeze assets. Britain now negotiates and imposes non-UN sanctions against specific countries through EU laws. Without the new legislation, […]

‘France to use Brexit to weaken City of London’

France is seeking to use Brexit to weaken the City of London, the British finance sector’s EU pointman warned in a leaked report published Sunday. A demonstrator holds up a placard saying “Stand together Stop Brexit” at an anti-Brexit protest in Trafalgar Square in central London on June 28, 2016.EU leaders attempted to rescue the […]

Brexit: London worst hit, over 70,000 jobs losses

London will suffer from Brexit more than other regions of the UK, with the financial sector expected to lose up to 70,000 jobs, a report of the UK-based think tank Centre for London said on Thursday. “The risks to London’s economy, from the loss of these workers and students, and access to the European Single […]