“I firmly believe with my head and my heart that this is a decision in the best interests of the entire United Kingdom”
More than a third of small- and medium-sized British companies think the pound is likely to fall sharply after the country leaves the European Union in March next year, a survey showed.
British blue chips outperformed their European peers morning as fears over Britain’s European Union exit terms sank the pound, giving an accounting boost to stocks with foreign revenues in dollars.
Britain’s opposition Labour Party said that if Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal was voted down then it would push for a national election and also possibly another referendum, Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer said.
Britain’s parliament will start an inquiry into auditing in January to ensure that two pending reviews will lead to actual reform of a “broken” sector dominated by the Big Four accounting firms, a senior lawmaker said.
Prime Minister Theresa May will say Britain is “open to a different relationship” with Russia if Moscow takes a new path and stops “attacks” that undermine international treaties and security.
Andrea Leadsom, leader of Britain’s lower house of parliament, said she supported Prime Minister Theresa May and did not expect other ministers to resign over Brexit.
Britain’s armed forces are making contingency plans for how they could support the country if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, senior British defence officials said.
Americans mark the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War One with celebrations ranging from high-tech light shows to somber gatherings in honor of the country’s military veterans.
Turkey has given recordings on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi to Saudi Arabia, the United States, Germany, France and Britain, President Tayyip Erdogan said.