Brexit has torn the fabric of Britain's political system, say a group of 11 lawmakers behind a dramatic series of defections that have sent shockwaves through one of the world's oldest and most stable..
Catalan separatist protesters set fire to tires, blocking a highway outside the city of Berga, north of Barcelona, on February 21. The demonstration was one of a number of disruptions to transportation..
Protesters blocked roads and train tracks across Catalonia on Thursday, February 21, in a protest against the trial of 12 Catalan separatist leaders who attempted a failed bid for independence in 2017...
Reuters reports British Prime Minister Theresa May headed to Brussels on Wednesday after three pro-EU lawmakers from her Conservative Party undermined her Brexit strategy. Britain is due to leave the..
British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday she would bring a vote on a revised Brexit deal back to parliament as soon as possible but only when it was the right time to do so after securing..
Prime Minister Theresa May will meet top EU official Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels on Wednesday. May is pressing on with efforts to find a way to get their Brexit deal through Britain’s parliament...
Seven Labour lawmakers quit Britain's main opposition party on Monday (February 18) over leader Jeremy Corbyn's approach to Brexit and a row over anti-Semitism, saying Labour had been "hijacked by the..
With the March 29th deadline for Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union fast approaching, concern is mounting over the impact of a potential “no-deal” Brexit on British firms. More than a.. Eurasia Review - Published
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, who cruised to re-election in 2015, faces a referendum on growth and its impacts in his final re-election campaign. His three major challengers are promising new.. Denver Post - Published
The book made fine, invigorating reading two decades ago, and it still does (making room, of course, for the addition of the Brexit referendum). Author Roy Strong leads readers smoothly through rulers.. Christian Science Monitor - Published
According to Christopher Graham, economist at Standard Chartered, a Brexit deal with the support of a majority (at least 320) of UK Members of Parliament (MPs) remains lacking and we have just over.. FXstreet.com - Published
Rachel Martin talks to Brexit researcher Georgina Wright about British lawmakers who have left their parties to create an independent group. It's main objective is to force a second Brexit referendum. NPR - Published
· *The creditworthiness of British companies is declining in quality, according to Credit Benchmark, a research firm which tracks corporate debt.*
· *Companies in the EU and the US are holding.. Business Insider - Published
· *Fitch, one of the "Big Three" ratings agencies, has warned that the looming spectre of a no deal Brexit puts the UK at risk of a first credit rating cut from the agency in over five.. Business Insider - Published
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A community activist fighting against a plan to build a gas pipeline through his central Mexico town has been killed three days before a scheduled public referendum on the project... Seattle Times - Published
Jane Foley, senior FX strategist at Rabobank, points out that in the middle of the political turmoil, GBP yesterday managed its largest one day gain since the middle of December on hopes of a positive.. FXstreet.com - Published
Analysts at Danske Bank point out that the UK Prime Minister Theresa May heads for Brussels today to deal with Juncker.
“Her trip follows yet another defeat, as there was no.. FXstreet.com - Published
The UK Chancellor/ Finance Minister Phillip Hammond was on the wires earlier today, via Reuters, warning that there a no deal Brexit would be a 'mutual calamity' for both the UK and European Union.. FXstreet.com - Published
· *EUR/GBP is declining, -0.08%, within a range of 0.8787 and 0.8742 the low and better offered on a techncial basis. *
· *EUR/GBP bottomed at 0.8638 in Jan, climbing to 0.8840 the high last week.. FXstreet.com - Published
· *British lawmakers published a damning report about Facebook, its many privacy problems, and its monopoly power as part of an inquiry into fake news.*
· *Politicians proposed new laws that.. Business Insider - Published
· *Facebook deliberately flouted competition and privacy laws, behaving like "digital gangsters," according to a damning report by** lawmakers.*
· *British politicians** concluded an 18-month.. Business Insider - Published
Analysts at Danske Bank point out that in terms of GBP, the market reaction to Theresa May’s loss proved very limited in the House of Commons yesterday evening as the loss was widely expected and.. FXstreet.com - Published
After California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared during his State of the State address earlier this week that he was shelving plans for a costly and controversial high-speed rail project from Los Angeles to.. FOXNews.com - Published
The parliament overwhelmingly approved the changes, which require a referendum to enter into force. Human rights groups are expressing alarm, saying they "sanction lifelong presidency." NPR - Published
MADRID (AP) — A former Catalan official accused of leading a violent rebellion to make Catalonia independent of Spain has told a Madrid court that he considers himself “a political prisoner.”.. Seattle Times - Published
BERLIN (AP) — To bee, or not to bee? Bavarian environmentalists look set to get a referendum they wanted on their plan to save bees that’s drawn fierce criticism from farmers. German news agency.. Seattle Times - Published
Adding to her earlier comments, the UK PM Theresa May was further noted saying that I have told the EU clearly what Parliament wants on Brexit and seeks legally binding changes to show backstop is.. FXstreet.com - Published
Swiss Catholic and Protestant leaders supported the “secularism initiative,” while “the Greens, feminist organizations, unions, and Muslim groups all opposed it,” according to the report. Catholic Culture - Published
Trenton, N.J., Feb 11, 2019 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- New Jersey may become the next state to approve of physician-assisted suicide after the president of the state’s Senate replaced two members of a.. CNA - Published
This week, Spain's Supreme Court will put on trial a dozen Catalan separatists who led a failed independence referendum in 2017. The court's decision could play an outsized role in Spain's future, as.. Christian Science Monitor - Published
Forex today witnessed some volatile moves in the Swiss Franc in thin early Asian trading, with the USD/CHF pair having rallied hard nearly 1 big figure to test the 1.01 handle before reversing the.. FXstreet.com - Published
According to the latest study by the researchers from the London School of Economics’ Centre for Economic Performance, the UK firms*'* investments in the European Union (EU) countries have increased.. FXstreet.com - Published
· *British entrepreneurs and investors in Silicon Valley are watching Brexit unfold back home with shock and horror.*
· *Business Insider spoke to UK techies in the US about their thoughts on.. Business Insider - Published
MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government says it is breaking off talks with Catalan secessionists about the region’s future after failing to break a prolonged stalemate. Spanish Deputy Prime Minister.. Seattle Times - Published
Political fights over health care continue to flare. In Utah, angry voters say lawmakers are disregarding their wishes by trying to limit the scope of a ballot referendum that expanded Medicaid. NPR - Published
The District of Columbia Council recently repealed a law approved by voters in a June 2018 referendum that would have fundamentally changed the way tipped workers in the District are paid. Mondaq - Published
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa was set to give his second State of the Nation address to parliament in Cape Town on Thursday, just months before national elections seen.. Seattle Times - Published
Jan von Gerich, analyst at Nordea Markets, points out that the Bank of England (BoE) kept both Bank Rate and the bond purchase programme unchanged in line with their and market’s view.
*Key.. FXstreet.com - Published
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney is now responding to questions from the press with key quotes, via Reuters, found below.
· Core of UK financial system ready for whatever form Brexit takes.
·.. FXstreet.com - Published
Bill Diviney, senior economist at ABN AMRO, points out that after the European Commission Secretary General Martin Selmayr’s meeting with the UK parliament’s Brexit select committee, it has emerged.. FXstreet.com - Published
The British Cabinet Office Minister David Lidington was out on the wires in the last hour, saying that extending Article 50 would defer a decision on Brexit in the Parliament while a second referendum.. FXstreet.com - Published
A group calling itself Common Sense Phoenix launched a referendum campaign, hoping to collect enough signatures to send the $230 million Phoenix Suns arena renovation deal to voters and give the people.. USATODAY.com - Published
In an impressive display of planning, vision, and design, the Elkhorn Area School District as part of a referendum project, redeveloped their entire athletic facility including an indoor training.. PRWeb - Published