• Friday, December 2, 2016 - 02:02


    By Les Commons

    LONDON (MNI) - This is a wrap of the daily stories related to the UK's decision to leave the European Union following the June 23 referendum.

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    Dec 2

    The UK Government suffered an embarrassing by-election defeat in Richmond Park Thursday, with the LibDem's winning the seat from the 'Independent' Zac Goldsmith. The result was seen as a vote against Brexit, although in an area of London that voted overwhelmingly Remain in the June referendum. Goldsmith stood down in protest at the government's decision to expand Heathrow Airport. The result cuts Prime Minister Theresa May's already thin majority, just as she is set to embark on major Brexit legislation.

  • Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 07:15


    By Les Commons

    LONDON (MNI) - This is a wrap of the daily stories related to the UK's decision to leave the European Union following the June 23 referendum.

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    Dec 1

    The UK could continue paying money to the European Union after Brexit, it it meant getting the best access deal to the single market for good and services, Davis Davis said Thursday.

    Davis, the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, told the House of Commons "The major criterion here is getting the best deal for goods and services to the European market.

  • Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 04:39


    By Les Commons

    LONDON (MNI) - This is a wrap of the daily stories related to the UK's decision to leave the European Union following the June 23 referendum.

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    Nov 30

    The Bank of England's Financial Policy Committee assessed that the stability of the UK financial system has stood up well in the period following the referendum on membership of the European Union. However, the outlook for UK financial stability remains "challenging", with the UK economy having entered a period of adjustment following the EU vote. "The likelihood that some UK-specific risks to financial stability could materialise remains elevated", the BOE's November Financial Stability Report says.

  • Monday, November 28, 2016 - 02:42


    By Les Commons

    LONDON (MNI) - This is a wrap of the daily stories related to the UK's decision to leave the European Union following the June 23 referendum.

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    Nov 28

    The UK government could face a second legal challenge in the UK courts over its attempt to leave the European Union, the BBC report, with some lawyers seeking to test whether the triggering Article 50 and leaving the EU is also an automatic trigger to leaving the European Economic Area.

    According to the BBC, the lawyers argue that the UK will remain members of the EEA and a further Act of Parliament will be required to leave.