Theresa May’s day of Brexit reckoning is coming, sooner or later

This week, British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a moment of truth over Brexit. After months of debating the detail of the legislation that will trigger UK withdrawal from the European Union, the House of Commons will stage crucial votes on Tuesday and Wednesday that will decide her fate. Read

No Idea What MiFID Stands For? Heres What You Need to Know

Everyone in European finance has been abuzz over an obscure acronym — MiFID II — that’s about to radically change how assets from stocks to commodities are traded and investors’ money is managed. Banks and asset managers across the European Union have spent more than $2 billion preparing for it.

Record number of Irish passports issued as Brexit vote spurs demand

779,000 Irish passports issued in 2017, the highest number since records began and up 6% on the year before The number of Irish passports issued has hit record levels since the Brexit vote, with applications from Britain and Northern Ireland continuing to rise, the Irish government has announced. More than

Brexit is a ‘nationalist spasm’: Lord Adonis resigns as infrastructure tsar

Labour peer urges his party to support second referendum as he steps down as chair of national commission Brexit has caused a nervous breakdown in Whitehall, the former Labour minister Andrew Adonis has said following his resignation as chair of the government-backed National Infrastructure Commission. Lord Adonis resigned on Friday

Labour voters could abandon party over Brexit stance, poll finds

Party urged to clarify policy as poll finds more than half of Labour voters oppose leadership backing Brexit Labour is coming under pressure from leading pro-remain campaigners to clarify its stance on Brexit, after polling showed that a quarter of its current voters could switch party by the next election

EU planning for collapse of Brexit talks, says Michel Barnier

Chief negotiator says no-deal scenario is not Brussels preferred option, but everyone needs to plan for it The EUs chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, has said the bloc is drawing up contingency plans for the possible collapse of Britains departure talks. Barnier, who told Frances Journal du Dimanche newspaper the

MPs move to block May from signing no deal Brexit

Cross-party group draws up plans to make it impossible for PM to allow Britain to crash out of the EU without a deal A powerful cross-party group of MPs is drawing up plans that would make it impossible for Theresa May to allow Britain to crash out of the EU