UK to exclude Huawei from role in high-speed phone network
Backtracks after US threatened to sever intelligence-sharing arrangement over concerns over equipment allowing China to infiltrate UK networks.
Boris Johnson raises Brexit stakes with Irish open border stance
Will discard EU divorce measure, heightening the prospect of a “no deal” Brexit.
UK PM May makes final push on EU divorce deal
Offers to quit if the deal were approved, in hopes of blunting opposition from Tories who have criticized her leadership.
UK government defiant as Parliament takes control of Brexit [UPDATED]
House of Commons takes control of the parliamentary timetable to vote on alternatives to the withdrawal agreement.
British economy ‘stalling’ amid intensified Brexit worries
Purchasing managers’ survey shows companies increasingly risk averse and eager to reduce overheads.
May wins no-confidence vote, but is still beset by Brexit
Britain’s PM is caught between the rock of her own negotiating red lines and the hard place of a Parliament that wants to force a radical change of course.
UK’s May lobbies EU leaders in fight to save Brexit deal
The main sticking point since the Brexit talks began is how to keep goods flowing seamlessly between EU member Ireland and the U.K’s Northern Ireland after Britain leaves the bloc.
Britain’s May won’t rule out no deal Brexit; bank says firms not ready
Parliament is due to vote Dec. 11 on the divorce deal.
UK’s May battles to save her Brexit deal and her job [UPDATED]
The hard-won agreement has infuriated pro-Brexit members of her divided party.
UK, French in talks to prevent more scallop clashes
Last week, about 35 French boats confronted five British ones over fishing grounds.
A scallop skirmish erupts between French, British boats
Every year sees problems between French and British fishermen over access to lucrative scallops, official says.
Britain to ban sale of new diesel and gasoline cars by 2040
Follows similar moves in France and Norway to replace internal combustion engines with electric and hybrid options.
Oil tanker collides with cargo ship in Dover Strait off UK
No casualties or pollution have been reported.
Canada, Britain hold ‘informal’ trade talks ahead of Brexit
Britain is barred from any formal talks until its departure from the EU is formalized.
History points to protracted and tough Brexit negotiations
Past suggests that it will be the British who will have to make the bulk of the concessions.
UK set to file for EU divorce, triggering 2 years to Brexit
Britain and the EU have two years to unpick a tapestry of rules, regulations and agreements.
UK government loses Brexit case, must consult Parliament
Supreme Court decision it could delay the exit process that was to be triggered in March.
Britain’s PM May seeks out new trading relations post
HANGZHOU, China — British Prime Minister Theresa May said…
Britain plans to cut corporation tax to hold onto business
A five percentage point cut brings Britain in line with Ireland’s 12.5% rate.
Google to pay $140M in back taxes in Britain
Company has minimized its taxes in the UK by keeping its European headquarters in Ireland.
Britain guarantees $3B Chinese investment in new nuclear plant
Officials hope the move encourages China-backed EDF Energy to build Britain’s first new nuclear power station in two decades.
Recession, debt, deflation: mounting threats facing the global economy
Only the US and Britain are growing at decent rates.
UK to build nuclear plant with EDF and Chinese investors
Hinkley facility to generate power in southwestern England by 2023
Harper pitches EU trade deal during speech to British Parliament
Negotiators are under pressure to broker a deal before the Europeans turn to free-trade talks with the US.
OECD says world economy beginning to rebound
Canadian growth lagging behind several G7 countries, including the US, Japan Germany.