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Labour says Theresa May’s ‘rash, reckless and ideological red lines’ are trashing Brexit negotiations
Two years on from the historic day Britain voted to leave the EU, Labour has urged Theresa May to drop her red lines in order to save negotiations and deliver a favourable deal for the country.
Brexit has already knocked off £440 million a week from Britain's public finances, according to new research, which found the UK economy is already 2.1% weaker than it would have been if the country voted to stay in the EU.
Theresa May this week asked Britain's defence secretary to justify the UK’s role as a “tier one” military power, causing dismay in the Ministry of Defence. Underlying the statement is a realisation that the UK can no longer economically compete with top powers.
48% of people want a referendum on the final Brexit deal, while 25% do not, according to new polling by Survation. The research also suggests Britain prefers a soft Brexit and would vote to Remain in a re-run of the 2016 vote.
The move could impact tens of thousands of jobs, and cost the British economy billions of pounds a year.
The government on Thursday published details of the 'settled status' scheme which EU citizens in the UK will use to apply for permanent residency. The government intends to charge £65 per application and £32.50 for a child under 16. It said the fee is 'less than the price of a passport.'
Speaking in Dublin on Thursday, Leo Varadkar and Jean-Claude Juncker warned Britain that time was running out to find a solution to the Irish border question.
Theresa May saw off a Tory rebellion on Wednesday after MPs voted against an amendment which would have handed parliament the power to block a "no-deal" Brexit and to steer negotiations should they reject her final deal with the EU.
‘A looming crisis’: Brexit poses ‘significant risk’ to personal finances of 36 million people in Europe
TheCityUK said Britain's loss of financial "passporting" after Brexit needs urgent attention. The warning comes as businesses increasingly fret over the UK's lack of preparation for Brexit.
MPs will on Wednesday vote on an amendment to the EU Withdrawal Bill which would give Parliament to the power to veto Britain leaving the European Union with no deal. Here's what you need to know.