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May's game of chicken: EU must reopen talks or face Brexit disaster
Analysis
Brexit

May's game of chicken: EU must reopen talks or face Brexit disaster

Theresa May's latest Brexit strategy walks a fine line between admirable persistence and insane optimism.

  • by Nick Miller

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Brexit twist: Prime Minister May asks MPs to vote against her own deal
Brexit

Brexit twist: Prime Minister May asks MPs to vote against her own deal

Theresa May is to return to Brussels demanding last-minute changes to the Brexit divorce deal. But critics called her new plan an "unnegotiable" fantasy.

  • by Nick Miller
EU calls for tougher checks on 'golden visa' applicants
Foreign investment

EU calls for tougher checks on 'golden visa' applicants

EU golden passport and visa schemes over the past decade have attracted around 25 billion euros in foreign direct investment.

Why Europe could be the next trade war for Trump
Opinion
EU

Why Europe could be the next trade war for Trump

Sharemarkets shivered when it appeared there had been a setback in US-China trade talks. How are they going to respond if the US decides to declare (a trade) war on Europe?

  • by Stephen Bartholomeusz
It's 'Groundhog Day': May continues to test the Brexit weather
Brexit

It's 'Groundhog Day': May continues to test the Brexit weather

Theresa May's Conservative colleague complained of "another week of can-kicking" after the latest Brexit update.

  • by Nick Miller
Merkel and May eye Irish deal to snap Brexit impasse
EU

Merkel and May eye Irish deal to snap Brexit impasse

The German Chancellor says European leaders have a responsibility to shape a divorce deal that will withstand the judgement of history.

  • by Madeline Chambers
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European countries ramp up no-deal preparations amid Brexit chaos
Brexit Chaos

European countries ramp up no-deal preparations amid Brexit chaos

European Union nations are spending millions and issuing emergency decrees to cope with the possibility that Britain will leave the bloc on March 29 without a deal.

Too calm in the storm? Market reaction to Brexit turmoil may be premature
Opinion
World markets

Too calm in the storm? Market reaction to Brexit turmoil may be premature

Markets seem to have decided a Brexit won't be as destructive and disruptive as it could be. It may be too early to come to that conclusion.

  • by Stephen Bartholomeusz
The markets have spoken - the Brexit dream is over
Opinion
Brexit

The markets have spoken - the Brexit dream is over

With the pound up in response to Britain's seismic political crisis, the markets are making their Brexit thoughts clear.

  • by Jeremy Warner
'You are embarrassing': Tony Abbott slapped down over Brexit claim
Brexit

'You are embarrassing': Tony Abbott slapped down over Brexit claim

"Anyone with a basic grasp of economics (not Tony Abbott it seems) should spot the problem," a British economics professor said.

  • by Nick Miller
After defeat, a delay to Brexit increasingly on cards
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Theresa May

After defeat, a delay to Brexit increasingly on cards

Opposition MPs have emailed European Union president Donald Tusk asking him to prepare to extend the March 29 deadline for the UK leaving the EU.

  • by Nick Miller