Farmers' leaders are calling on the government to allow more European workers back into the UK, as homegrown foodstuffs risk going to waste.
Australia and the United Kingdom have reportedly agreed to the terms of a new free trade deal, the UK’s first since Brexit. The deal will reportedly make it easier for qualified workers from one country to live in the other, and ease tariffs and quotas on bilateral meat trade. Both […]
Citizens-rights groups said British citizens who failed to apply to remain in Europe risked losing access to basic rights.
Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott has defended a contentious free trade agreement proposal between Australia and the United Kingdom. Abbott, advisor to the UK Government’s Board of Trade, dismissed the concerns of UK farmers who fear being priced out by cheap Australian imports. The proposed agreement comes as the UK […]
Britain's sluggish economy could resemble Italy's in the next decade if is unable to tackle big challenges including Brexit.
France and the UK are in dispute over fishing rights in the Channel, facing off near the island of Jersey.
Over 440 financial firms are moving offices, employees, legal entities and assets out of the UK after Brexit. Dublin gained most in the relocation.
There has been a dramatic decline in the UK's trade with its European neighbours since Britain left EU trading rules at the end of 2020.
Boris Johnson has an uphill battle to shake off his associations with Trump and build a relationship with Biden. Allies of Biden say the prime minister’s past comments and ties to Trump are a hurdle to the two men building a strong relationship. “Do I believe that Boris is liked […]
The FTSE 100 rose more than 6% last week, far outstripping the US’s S&P 500 and Germany’s Dax. The UK’s main index has been boosted by coronavirus vaccines, the Brexit trade deal, and expectations of Democratic stimulus in the US. But the lack of a financial services Brexit deal and […]
Britain is sending 800 new military personnel to its border with France to help test thousands of stranded truck drivers for coronavirus. French President Emmanuel Macron shut down the French border with the UK on Sunday amid Britain’s outbreak of a new strain of coronavirus. The border reopened Tuesday, but […]
The UK and the European Union have finally struck a Brexit trade deal. The agreement was reached Thursday, less than a week before the UK is due to leave the EU’s trade rules. Negotiators struck a last-minute deal on several thorny issues to avoid the worst-case scenario: a no-deal outcome. […]
UK and EU negotiators were said to be on the verge of announcing a deal on trade, feeding investor risk appetite, and boosting the pound and global shares. Against the dollar, the pound was nearing its highest since mid-2018, while the FTSE 100 was roughly unchanged. Despite optimism over a […]
There is disruption at UK ports as Britain prepares to leave EU trading rules in just two weeks’ time. Footage obtained by Business Insider showed queues of HGVs waiting to reach Holyhead port in Wales. Another video showed similar scenes in Kent where lorries were trying to reach the Eurotunnel. […]
The UK will leave the EU’s trading rules when the Brexit transition period ends in two weeks’ time. Trade deal or no trade deal, this will mean significant changes for businesses across the UK. While Dover rightly receives a lot of attention, Welsh ports are set to be heavily-affected by […]
European fishermen are threatening to block the Port of Calais in the event of a no-deal Brexit. EU countries would lose access to British fishing waters if negotiators fail to strike a trade agreement. French, Belgian, and Dutch fishermen would react by preventing ferries carrying British goods from docking at […]
US and European stocks rose on Tuesday after further developments on stimulus relief and a Brexit trade deal. Investors are looking for a deal between Democrats and Republicans that could give markets a much-needed boost to end the year’s turbulence. Most of Britain will be subject to tough new rules […]