British politicians vote in favour of giving parliament the final say on any withdrawal deal with the European Union.
The Republic of Ireland, an EU member state, is the only country to share a land border with the UK.
As DB's Jim Reid writes, the BoE meeting due in minutes, should be a non event as recent inflation prints and macro data were broadly in line with consensus. Notably, any discussion on what the Brexit breakthrough on Friday might mean...Show More Summary
British lawmakers upended Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plans Wednesday by giving Parliament the final say on any exit agreement the government reaches with the European Union. The House of Commons voted 309-305 to insert Parliament in the already strained Brexit process, dealing a blow to...
Bloomberg: May Suffers Humiliating Loss on Brexit Law as Tories Rebel. (video) U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a serious defeat for her key Brexit law on Wednesday after pro-European lawmakers in her own party defied her orders in a vote in Parliament. Show More Summary
Brexit cheerleader Daniel Hannan has been busy since last June’s referendum set the clock ticking on his current job as a Member of the European Parliament. His latest venture is the Institute for Free Trade, a “private, not-for-profit, non-partisan research foundation”, launched at the Foreign Office no less. Show More Summary
The largest European banks have seen their profits improve over recent quarters thanks to a strong economic outlook, as most of the fears related to the unexpected Brexit vote last year have largely been put to rest.
To all those who think Westminster is irrelevant, last night’s development could prove significant, if not actually decisive… Boom!! Government defeated… Brexit is in the hands of our Parliament, not Executive whim. pic.twitter.com/z4JqQJABig...Show More Summary
A senior British MP on Wednesday accused Facebook of failing to seriously investigate possible Russian influence in the Brexit vote, after it found just three adverts linked to a known propaganda group. Damian Collins, chairman of parliament's...Show More Summary
MPs will have a meaningful vote on the final Brexit deal following a rebellion by 12 Conservative MPs. It's a major defeat for Theresa May's government and means the prime minister must secure parliamentary approval before signing off...Show More Summary
The social media giant’s statement came in response to questions from the British Parliament, but a member of Parliament called Facebook’s answer insufficient.
Britain's Electoral Commission requested Facebook look into any dubious activity in last year's Brexit vote.
Facebook has started to answer questions about whether and how Russian accounts may have bought ads intended to disrupt the EU referendum in 2016. Facebook told the UK's election watchdog that a single Russian group spent just $1 onShow More Summary
Facebook has provided more details about the extent of Russian digital interference related to the UK’s Brexit vote last year. Read More
The European Parliament on Wednesday gave its backing to opening the next phase of Brexit talks, but said Britain must "fully and faithfully" turn last week's hard-fought divorce deal into a final exit treaty. Parliament President Antonio...Show More Summary
British Prime Minister Theresa May was Wednesday facing a rebellion from her own MPs over whether parliament will have a "meaningful vote" on the final Brexit deal in what would be a damaging defeat. A vote is expected later on Wednesday...Show More Summary