Posts Tagged ‘Theresa May’

May hit by departures over Brexit draft deal

Raab resigns while a 2nd Cabinet minister and 2 junior govt ministers also walk out over the draft deal
By AFP LONDON • British ...

Retail sales in the UK unexpectedly fall in October

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • UK retailers made a faltering start to the fourth quarter (4Q) as sales unexpectedly fell for a second month in October. The ...

UK Cabinet shown Brexit deal text

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • UK Prime Minister Theresa May has begun briefing her Cabinet on the text of the almost-complete Brexit deal, as her negotiators ...

May has EU concessions to keep UK in customs union

LONDON • Theresa May (picture) has secured concessions from Brussels that will allow her to keep all of Britain in a customs union with the European ...

May survives meeting with Tories on her Brexit plan

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • Prime Minister (PM) Theresa May survived a meeting with Conservative Party lawmakers on Wednesday evening, as lawmakers largely ...

Employers’ confidence in UK economy slips as Brexit nears

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • UK employers’ economic confidence is weakening as the nation prepares to leave the European Union (EU). The net balance of ...

Raab rows back on May’s Brexit compromise

By BLOOMBERG
NEW YORK • Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab said the UK must not agree to extend the Brexit transition period unless the European Union (EU) ...

May says UK could extend Brexit transition to ease deadlock

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • Prime Minister Theresa May said she is weighing a plan that would keep the UK bound to European rules for longer, in an attempt ...

Brexit favourite Raab makes leadership pitch to Tory grassroots

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab was greeted with a standing ovation by Conservative supporters as he called for unity after party ...

London luxury homes face foreign buyer tax

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • Britain’s highend and luxury homebuilders face a squeeze as Prime Minister Theresa May prepares to impose higher taxes on ...

Theresa May plans to hike UK property tax for foreign home buyers

LONDON • Foreign buyers face paying higher tax on their purchase of homes in the UK, as Prime Minister Theresa May starts unveiling policy plans ahead of ...

Labour sees 2nd referendum as tool to stop no-deal Brexit

By BLOOMBERG
LIVERPOOL • The UK Opposition Labour Party plans to vote down Theresa May’s divorce agreement with the European Union (EU), and sees a ...