UK: Political uncertainty looks set to continue – Deutsche Bank – FXStreet

According to analysts at Deutsche Bank, for the UK economy, Brexit is back again after being at the top of the agenda after a brief interlude as the government lost another vote in the House of Commons last night (329-302), with three ministers breaking ranks and resigning to support the amendment. Key Quotes “MPs supported […]

Jack Shepherd: Speedboat killer to return to UK – BBC News

Image caption Prosecutors argued there was nothing to prevent Jack Shepherd being extradited from Georgia Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd is to be sent back to the UK after agreeing to his extradition from Georgia. The 31-year-old went on the run before his trial where he was found guilty of manslaughter following a speedboat crash on […]

MPs voting on plan to take Brexit control – BBC News

Media captionTheresa May says there will be no Tuesday vote on her Brexit deal as there is “not sufficient support” for it to be approved. MPs are voting on whether to take control of the Brexit process in Parliament in an attempt to break the current deadlock. They will decide shortly whether to back indicative […]

Top bosses’ £4m pay packet ‘damaging’ to UK reputation – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Companies should link the pay of top bosses to that of the rest of their workforce, a committee of MPs has said. The Business Select Committee said soaring pay had become a symbol of “corporate greed” and was undermining the reputation of UK business. It also said that over the last […]

U.K.’s May Hopes Third Time’s a Charm for Brexit Plan – The Wall Street Journal

Prime Minister Theresa May said she intends to bring her battered plan for leaving the European Union to Parliament for a third time this week, saying her government opposes efforts by lawmakers to wrest control of the Brexit process from her divided government. The skirmish means the standoff over Brexit isn’t likely to be resolved […]

Sackler Trust And Foundation ‘Temporarily Pause’ Donations To UK Museums – NPR

The Sackler Trust and Foundation both announced they would temporarily suspend charitable giving in the U.K. The Sackler Courtyard is a 2017 addition to the Victoria and Albert museum in London. Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images The Sackler Trust and Foundation both announced they would temporarily suspend charitable giving in […]

UK watchdog orders Spanish car hire firms to reveal hidden costs – The Guardian

Britain’s competition authorities have for the first time taken cross-border action against Spanish car hire firms, after widespread complaints about misleading practices. Two large hire firms operating in Spain, Centauro and Record Go, have been ordered by the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to change the way they tell customers about charges. Goldcar, another […]

British no more: Why some UK citizens face Brexit dilemma – BBC News

Image copyright Nilz Böhme Image caption British opera singer Stephen Chaundy faces major obstacles with just a UK passport The number of UK citizens acquiring the nationality of another EU country has shot up since the 2016 Brexit referendum. For many Britons living in Germany, France or Italy, dual nationality solves questions about freedom of […]