BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg reveals Boris will have election before Christmas if vote fails

MPs are currently debating the Withdrawal Agreement Bill, and at the conclusion of the debate lawmakers will then be asked to give general approval to it and support the Government’s three-day timetable scrutinising the legislation. Opposition MPs look set to vote this down, arguing it won’t allow enough time for proper scrutiny. If this happens, Laura Kuenssberg has revealed Boris […]

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Eurozone slump: Exports down, prices up – all indicators point to economic downturn

Germany has been hit particularly badly as its inflation rates have dropped to 0.9 per cent from 2.2 percent in September last year. European Central Bank’s improvement measures have failed as across the Eurozone consumer prices dropped to 0.8 percent in September form one percent in August, according to Eurostat. Florian Hense, an economist at investment bank Berenberg, told The Financial Times: […]

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Brexit backstop explained: A really simple guide to this complicated topic

The very need for a backstop – intended to prevent a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic – was one of the first things both the EU and UK agreed was essential in the Brexit negotiations during the premiership of Theresa May. But after negotiations faltered time and again over the details of the backstop, the complexity of the issue became […]

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Global recession 2019: Moody’s horrifying warning – HIGH recession risk in next 12 months

Mark Zandi, chief economist of Moody’s Analytics, reported an “uncomfortably high” chance of a global recession in the next 12 to 18 months. And there might not be anything policy-makers can do to stop it. In his gloomy forecast, he said that even if a full recession doesn’t hit, “it’s pretty clear that we’re going to have a much weaker […]

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EU disaster: PiS victory in Poland election delivers massive blow to Brussels

Another analyst said PiS – which is tipped to scoop almost 45 percent of the vote, a result which would translate to an absolute majority in the Sejm, the country’s lower house of parliament – had capitalised on a badly fractured opposition to strengthen its power base. With 91 percent of the votes counted, PiS’ share currently stands at 44.6 percent, […]

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‘Stitch-up isn’t a deal!’ Boris Johnson’s deal savaged by Brexiteers in Express poll

The Prime Minister’s negotiating stance with the relentless EU has sparked scepticism from 75 percent of those who took part. Mr Johnson has been accused of recycling Remainer Theresa May’s tired, old deal and whitewashing it as his own in order to secure a breakthrough with Ireland’s Leo Varadkar. Around 2,695 believe talks with Brussels will collapse as the Brexit […]

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