• Theresa May fails again to block court case that could allow the UK to reverse Brexit

    25 days ago - By Business Insider

    Theresa May's government is refused permission for an appeal to block a court case which will decide whether the UK can reverse Brexit.
    The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected an application by the government to appeal against a ruling which has sent the Article 50 case to the European Court of Justice, Europe's highest court.
    The government also failed in a previous bid to block the court case.
    The case will be heard at the ECJ on November 27.
    LONDON - The EU's highest court will decide whether the UK can cancel Brexit after Theresa May's government failed in a second attempt to stop the...
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  • The UK's chief trade negotiation adviser could quit 'any day' over Theresa May's Brexit deal

    The UK's chief trade negotiation adviser could quit 'any day' over Theresa May's Brexit deal

    25 days ago - By Chron

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    Exclusive: The UK government's top trade advisor has privately expressed anger with the draft Brexit deal, according to multiple well-placed sources.
    Insiders say that Crawford Falconer, who was appointed to negotiate free trade deals with Trade Secretary Liam Fox, is unhappy with Theresa May's plan to keep the UK in a customs union with the EU for years after exit day.
    Foreign officials believe he could quit the UK Department For International Trade "any day."
    "If we're stuck in the Customs Union and forced to follow EU regulations, his role is basically...
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  • Theresa May to finalise Brexit deal in talks with EU

    Theresa May to finalise Brexit deal in talks with EU

    25 days ago - By Business Insider

    LONDON - Theresa May will travel to Brussels on Wednesday to meet European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker as she attempts to wrap up the final details of her proposed Brexit deal.
    The prime minister will meet with the EU chief as part of ongoing negotiations about the so-called future framework, a brief document attached to the more detailed Withdrawal Agreement which will outline the UK and EU's aspirations for their future relationship on issues including trade and security.
    The meeting comes ahead of a summit on Sunday where EU27 leaders plan to give sign off the Brexit deal...
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  • The UK's chief trade negotiation adviser could quit 'any day' over Theresa May's Brexit deal

    The UK's chief trade negotiation adviser could quit 'any day' over Theresa May's Brexit deal

    25 days ago - By Business Insider

    Exclusive: The UK government's top trade advisor has privately expressed his anger with the draft Brexit deal, according to multiple well-placed sources.
    Crawford Falconer, who was appointed to negotiate free trade deals with Trade Secretary Liam Fox, is unhappy with Theresa May's plan to keep the UK in a customs union with the UK for years after exit day.
    Foreign officials believe he could quit the UK Department For International Trade "any day."
    "If we're stuck in the Customs Union and forced to follow EU regulations, his role is basically superfluous," a friend of Crawford told Business...
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