Eurotunnel boss says a second referendum would still back Brexit

PARIS (Reuters) – Britons would back Brexit again if asked to vote in a second referendum, the head of Eurotunnel said on Sunday. Jacques Gounon told RTL radio the original 2016 vote for Brexit was largely motivated by “anti-immigration” feeling, which would come into play again in any second plebiscite. “If there was a second referendum, I am convinced that […]

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German foreign minister says hard to imagine reopening Brexit accord

BERLIN, Jan 18 (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Twitter that it was hard to imagine Britain’s withdrawal agreement with the European Union being revisited, adding that the British parliament’s rejection of a draft Brexit deal had not changed that. “It’s hardly imaginable that the withdrawal agreement will be reopened. We have always made that very clear […]

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Companies cry out for Brexit clarity, warn on no-deal

LONDON (Reuters) – Furious companies facing weeks more uncertainty over an ever closer Brexit lashed out at politicians on Wednesday, and warned of chaos at ports and catastrophic job losses if Britain failed to secure a withdrawal deal with the European Union. British lawmakers rejected on Tuesday a Brexit agreement that would have secured tariff-free trade and safeguarded the just-in-time […]

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