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Stephen Hammond MP.

These Conservative rebels believe support for a Norway-style soft Brexit is at a tipping point

Conservative MPs who are preparing to vote for Britain to remain in the EEA amendment believe alarm at the state of negotiations could tip the balance in favour of a soft Brexit.

A new Brexit legal challenge could give MPs the power to stop Britain leaving the single market

Campaign group British Influence has assembled a legal team to take the government back to court over its plans to leave the single market.
Labour MP Heidi Alexander.

Labour and the single market: The Brexit debate that threatens to tear the party in two

Whether Brexit should leave meaning the single market is a debate brewing within the Labour Party.
The City of London.

Losing financial passporting rights post-Brexit might not be so bad after all

Not all UK-based firms that currently have passports need them, and some may be able to continue their operations even if passporting rights are lost.

David Davis rules out EEA or EFTA membership for UK after Brexit

The Brexit secretary said it would be a "more complicated, more difficult and less beneficial" option and the government wanted a separate transition deal.

Explained: EFTA, the EEA, and why even some Brexiteers are now embracing the Norway model

Here is why people in both the Remain and Leave camps are urging Theresa May to sign Britain up to EFTA and the EEA.

6 reasons why it is ‘more likely than ever’ that Britain will try to stay in the EU single market

"When the chips are down, we still think that the path of least resistance for the government will be to agree a long transitional relationship in which the status quo largely remains in place."

BANK OF AMERICA: Markets are too optimistic about Britain’s Brexit deal

As many as 70% of investors said that they "expect a transition of near-EU membership for at least 1-2 years."

This tiny sector of Portuguese industry shows how disastrous leaving the single market after Brexit could be

"A potential withdrawal from the EU would negatively affect innovation," economist Carlos Daniel Santos concludes.

HSBC: Britain should consider staying in the EEA to manage ‘fiendishly complex’ Brexit trade talks

"Given that time is short and that the task is fiendishly complex, an off-the-shelf solution has appeal," HSBC's UK economics team writes.