Many UK lawmakers have lied to the public on Brexit, French finance minister says

Speaking to CNBC’s Karen Tso at the Women’s Forum in Paris on Thursday, Le Maire said that Brexit was a “historical mistake.” “I think many British politicians have been liars and lied to British people by explaining that it was simple to go out of the European Union without having strong negative consequences on the current daily life of the […]

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UK to hold nerve after Brexit talks hit impasse: Brexit minister

LONDON (Reuters) – Brexit minister Dominic Raab said on Monday that Britain would not flinch in an impasse with the European Union after European leaders rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s plans for leaving the bloc last week. Raab was speaking to the BBC after a cabinet meeting as May battled to save Brexit blueprint. “We had a good healthy discussion. […]

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Brexit proposals will not be 'salami sliced' by EU: UK minister

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain has already compromised greatly on its Brexit proposals and will not have them “salami sliced” without movement from the European Union, Britain’s Brexit minister Dominic Raab said on Friday. “We’ve already compromised hugely with the Chequers proposals. We’ve engaged and we want to hear more about what the real critique of it is and we’ve got […]

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More red tape and higher business costs — here are the UK’s trade plans in case of a no-deal Brexit

Negotiators are aiming to reach a Brexit resolution in October to ensure there is enough time to approve it across Europe. However, political and technical constraints are making that informal deadline harder to achieve. British businesses should prepare for higher barriers to trade in case the government doesn’t reach a deal with the European Union over Brexit, Downing Street said […]

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