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May Sticks With Brexit Plan After Resignations: Brexit Update

May Sticks With Brexit Plan After Resignations: Brexit Update

Theresa May named Dominic Raab as her new Brexit Secretary after David Davis resigned over her plans to keep close ties to the European Union after the divorce. With the government in crisis, the
Nobody Knows What It Means to Be a U.K. Conservative Anymore

Nobody Knows What It Means to Be a U.K. Conservative Anymore

The U.K.’s ruling Tory Party is having an identity crisis.
Give U.K. Millennials $13,500 to Tackle Wealth Gap, Report Says

Give U.K. Millennials $13,500 to Tackle Wealth Gap, Report Says

Young people in the U.K. should receive a 10,000-pound ($13,500) cash handout to help address the wealth divide with older generations, a think tank proposed Tuesday.
Tory Tensions Flare as Brexit Moderates Push Customs Compromise

Tory Tensions Flare as Brexit Moderates Push Customs Compromise

Conservative tensions over Brexit erupted again on Sunday as a senior U.K. minister fueled speculation that Theresa May may be planning to revive a customs plan rejected by euroskeptic members of the
Untangling 19,000 EU rules makes firms worry that entire businesses will become “illegal overnight”

Untangling 19,000 EU rules makes firms worry that entire businesses will become “illegal overnight”

Britain’s colossal task of severing ties with the European Union isn’t simply a matter of settling divorce proceedings on big ticket items, such as the…
British Business Tells May It Wants EU Rules After Brexit

British Business Tells May It Wants EU Rules After Brexit

British businesses overwhelmingly want to stick to European rules after Brexit, according to the most detailed sector-by-sector analysis of what companies need the U.K. to fight for in negotiations.
Labour Keeps (Almost) All Options Open on Brexit Policy

Labour Keeps (Almost) All Options Open on Brexit Policy

Over mugs of tea emblazoned with the Labour slogan -- “For the many, not the few” -- Jeremy Corbyn told a handful of business executives that his party would rule nothing out on Brexit -- except a
Brexit Bulletin: Macron’s Glimmer of Hope

Brexit Bulletin: Macron’s Glimmer of Hope

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Macron Offer on Brexit Deal Highlights May's Difficult Choices

Macron Offer on Brexit Deal Highlights May's Difficult Choices

French President Emmanuel Macron offered U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May the possibility of a Brexit deal that covered financial services, even as he set out options that make clear how difficult it

Macron Sets Out U.K.'s Brexit Options as Business Leans on May

French President Emmanuel Macron set out the Brexit options facing U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May, as business groups continued to press her to seek a close relationship with the European Union and

U.K. Must Stay in Customs Union With EU, Business Group Says

The U.K. should ensure it stays in a close and comprehensive customs agreement with the European Union, providing tariff-free trade in all goods after Brexit, according to the leader of a major
U.K. Seeks to Remove Brexit Sting With Industrial Strategy

U.K. Seeks to Remove Brexit Sting With Industrial Strategy

Business Secretary Greg Clark said reviving Britain’s flagging productivity lies at the heart of the industrial strategy the government unveiled on Monday to help chart the future of the country’s
Corbyn Reaches Out to U.K. Business After Election Near-Miss

Corbyn Reaches Out to U.K. Business After Election Near-Miss

Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn set out to reassure U.K. companies that he has plenty in common with them, a sign of how seriously he takes the prospect of winning power after his