Defiant Theresa May: UK ‘proving doubters wrong’ on Brexit

Leaders of the other 27 EU nations gave a boost to May on Friday when they declared that talks over Britain's exit can proceed to the issues of transition and future relations Writing in two Sunday newspapers, May also struck a defiant note and said her Brexit plans won't be "derailed" by anti-Brexit campaigners   … Continue reading Defiant Theresa May: UK ‘proving doubters wrong’ on Brexit

Labour backs ‘easy movement’ of EU workers after Brexit, says Keir Starmer

Shadow Brexit secretary tells Andrew Marr position would ensure UK kept full benefits of single market and customs union   Keir Starmer has said Labour is prepared to accept the “easy movement” of workers between the EU and Britain in order to secure the benefits of both the single market and customs union after Brexit. … Continue reading Labour backs ‘easy movement’ of EU workers after Brexit, says Keir Starmer

Bitcoin: UK and EU plan crackdown amid crime and tax evasion fears

Cryptocurrency close to record price despite news Treasury plans to end traders’ anonymity  EU is taking action to regulate trading in the cryptocurrency   The UK and other EU governments are planning a crackdown on bitcoin amid growing concerns that the digital currency is being used for money laundering and tax evasion. The Treasury plans … Continue reading Bitcoin: UK and EU plan crackdown amid crime and tax evasion fears

Sterling spikes on news of UK-Ireland trade breakthrough

Sterling soared higher on Monday afternoon amid optimism that Brexit talks will break the current deadlock and move onto topics like a future trade deal between the two sides. At around midday, the pound hit a day's high of 1.3523 against the dollar after news emerged that Westminster will concede on EU trade rules for … Continue reading Sterling spikes on news of UK-Ireland trade breakthrough