• The IndependentGoogle to outline plans to deal with EU's antitrust order over shopping search results

    Google said it will notify EU regulators on Tuesday on how it plans to ensure its search engine does not favour its own shopping service over rivals’. Google was hit with a record €2.4bn (£2.23bn) fine from the EU over the practice in June and has until midnight on Tuesday to come up with proposals to end the anti-competitive behaviour. The Read more...

  • The GuardianLack of skilled EU workers 'could choke UK growth post-Brexit'

    Manufacturers are demanding that the government provide urgent clarity on the future of EU workers’ rights, warning they will face shortages of skilled staff if they cannot recruit from Europe after Brexit. EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, said a quarter of the firms it represents had seen job applications from the EU fall and 16% had seen more European workers quit Read more...

  • The Wall Street JournalBrexit Talks Resume in Brussels

    BRUSSELS—British and European Union negotiators resumed Brexit talks Monday but officials played down the prospect of breakthroughs on a handful of nettlesome issues related to the U.K.’s departure from the bloc. Officials on both sides have in recent days said discussions—set to run through Thursday—will be technical, aimed at clarifying their positions before more critical… Read the story on The Wall Read more...

  • Associated PressBritain looking to push Brexit talks with EU onto trade

    Britain looking to push Brexit talks with EU onto trade Associated Press – 28 August 2017 10:46-04:00 Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Read more on Associated Press.

  • ABCThe Latest: UK Brexit chief wants action on all exit issues

    The Latest on the Brexit talks on Britain’s departure from the European Union (all times local): 5:25 p.m. British Brexit negotiator David Davis says the four days of Brexit negotiations this week will have to drive forward “all the issues” instead of just centering on the divorce proceedings that the EU wants to focus on. Britain wants to determine a Read more...

  • The IndependentEU Brexit chief 'concerned' over UK 'ambiguity'

    The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator has said he is “concerned” at “ambiguity” in the UK’s approach to secession talks and called on Britain to start “negotiating seriously”. At a press conference in Brussels to mark the start of the third round of Article 50 talks Michel Barnier said it was impossible to make serious progress on negotiating the UK’s Read more...

  • New York TimesThe Week Ahead: ‘Brexit’ Negotiations Resume, and a Price Drop at Whole Foods

    Here’s what to expect in the week ahead:“Brexit”Britain and the European Union meet Monday for a third round of negotiations. Several issues remain unresolved, including the size of Britain’s “divorce bill” — an attempt to settle its various financial commitments and debts — and the status of the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Time becomes more Read more...

  • New York TimesChastised by E.U., a Resentful Greece Embraces China’s Cash and Interests

    ATHENS — After years of struggling under austerity imposed by European partners and a chilly shoulder from the United States, Greece has embraced the advances of China, its most ardent and geopolitically ambitious suitor.While Europe was busy squeezing Greece, the Chinese swooped in with bucket-loads of investments that have begun to pay off, not only economically but also by apparently Read more...

  • The GuardianThe EU is not the enemy of the state. Time to think again on Brexit

    When I referred in my last column to Chancellor Philip Hammond as the only grown-up minister in this chaotic cabinet, I was unaware that he had just put his name to a joint article in the pro-Brexit Sunday Telegraph with his arch-foe Liam Fox, making the following statement: “We respect the will of the British people – in March 2019 Read more...

  • The Wall Street JournalBrexit Uncertainty Slows U.K. Business Investment, Immigration From EU

    LONDON—Immigration to the U.K. from the European Union slowed sharply in the year through March, while business investment in the second quarter was flat, highlighting how last year’s Brexit vote is weighing on the British economy. The figures come as the U.K. prepares for a fresh round of negotiations with Brussels over the terms of its exit from the EU. Read more...