BREXIT
18 Aug
Leaving EU without trade deal would not hurt UK - Thinktank
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Leaving the European Union without a trade deal in place would not be a disaster for the British economy, a right-wing think tank claimed on Friday.

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17 Aug
Brexit talks' second stage to be pushed back to December - reports
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The second stage of negotiations between Britain and the European Union over the terms of Brexit could be pushed back to the end of the year as not enough progress was being made in the initial talks, media reports suggested overnight.

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16 Aug
UK govt forced to defend Brexit customs union plan as critics deride 'fantasy' proposals
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The British government on Wednesday was forced to defend its policy on its customs plans post-Brexit after they were described as “fantasy” by a key EU official.

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16 Aug
Irish hard border will not return, UK Brexit paper says
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A UK government positioning paper has said that ensuring there is no hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland will be a top priority as Brexit negotiations continue.

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15 Aug
Britain proposes temporary customs union post Brexit
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The UK government has suggested a temporary customs union with the European Union after Brexit as it published a position paper on Tuesday.

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11 Aug
Policy maker advises Bank of England to be 'a bit more activist'
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Michael Saunders, an external member of the Bank of England's monetary policy committee has said leaving the European Union will have long-term effects on the British economy while arguing there may still be a case to increase interest rates sooner rather than later.

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10 Aug
UK GDP growth slips to 0.2% in July, NIESR expects improvement
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Britain's economy slowed further in July on the back of weaker services sector activity, according to a closely-followed estimate of trends in the economy, although improvement was expected.

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09 Aug
UK govt close to publishing Brexit position papers - report
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The UK government was close to publishing formal proposals for a trade and customs deal with the European Union, the Evening Standard newspaper reported, citing unnamed sources.

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09 Aug
BoE deputy warns of strain on regulation after Brexit
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The Bank of England's ability to regulate the UK's financial sector will be put under strain as a result of Brexit, deputy governor Sam Woods warned on Wednesday.

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08 Aug
Legal clarity on Brexit needed, says president of UK supreme court

The president of the UK's Supreme Court told the UK government it must provide more clarity on how British courts should interpret rulings from the European Court of Justice post-Brexit.

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07 Aug
UK 'absent' in Brexit talks, says former British diplomat
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The UK's was accused of being “a bit absent” from Brexit negotiations, a former head of the Foreign Office said.

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07 Aug
Sunday newspaper round-up: Sainsbury's, Brexit, Arqiva IPO
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Sainsbury’s is taking the axe to more than 1,000 jobs at its head office as part of a giant £500m cost-cutting drive. It is understood that a team of top consultants from McKinsey have been parachuted into the supermarket’s headquarters to draw up a staff reduction plan. - The Sunday Telegraph.

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04 Aug
Free Movement campaign puts pressure on Corbyn to take stance
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Supporters of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn have made a public plea for him to make a commitment regarding freedom of movement of workers between the UK and the EU.

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02 Aug
UK preparing post-Brexit trade team to deal with disputes
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Theresa May’s government is preparing to set up a team to resolve trade disputes post-Brexit as the UK leaves the European Union.

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02 Aug
IT failure results in severe delays for British Airways passengers
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British Airways issued an apology to customers on Wednesday morning after it experienced another failure in its check-in system.

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02 Aug
Brussels issues UK £520m bill for relocation of European Medicines Agency
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The cost of moving the European Medicines Agency (EMA) from London after Brexit has skyrocketed to £520m, it emerged on Wednesday.

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24 Jul
Trade secretary Fox in Washington for talks over US deal
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UK trade representatives have arrived in Washington in order to discuss a post-Brexit trade deal with their US counterparts.

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21 Jul
Irish ambassador calls on UK to remain in Customs Union
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Britain should remain in the EU Customs Union following Brexit in order to avoid problems with the Irish border, the country’s ambassador to the UK said on Friday.

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21 Jul
Cabinet united on 'pragmatic' Brexit transition period, Gove says
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The cabinet is committed to taking a “pragmatic approach” to free movement in the post-Brexit transition period, environment minister Michael Gove said on Friday, bowing to pressure from the business community and after a new round of talks with European Union negotiators this week.

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21 Jul
"Brexit impact" slows down rate of house price growth
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The largest cities in the UK saw an average increase of 5. 1% in house prices in the twelve months to June 2017, however, the capital saw growth slow to 2. 6%, the slowest rate in more than five years.

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