· Former deputy Labour leader Tom Watson rejected for peerage →
But the prime minister failed to recommend him, after Conservatives accused the former speaker of abusing his position as an impartial chair to campaign against Brexit.
· Brexit: UK's smallest firms divert £10bn in exports away from EU →
Britain’s smallest companies are “jumping before they are pushed” by diverting £10bn in exports away from the EU as concerns mount over a possible collapse in Brexit trade talks, according to a report.
· Market Breaks Above 200-DMA. Is The Bull Back? →
At that time, the markets climbed above the 200-dma, combined with a “Golden Cross” as the 50-dma also “crossed the Rubicon.” While the media bristled with bullish excitement, it was quickly extinguished as the markets set new lows as “Brexit” engulfed the headlines.
· 'Weak and wrong': UK government's silence over Trump's response to George Floyd death in US condemned by Labour →
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· The Week in Business: The Post-Lockdown Office →
In this weird new reality, it’s almost comforting to know that some things haven’t changed — like the standoff over Brexit.
· Living in the past: lifestyles from bygone eras →
“With everything that’s going on at the moment, from the climate to Brexit and now Covid-19, it’s no wonder there’s this urge to retreat to an era when the future seemed to be about progress and optimism, rather than environmental and political collapse,” she says, adding that living historians’ fetishistic focus on domestic arrangements is telling.
Hong Kong Free Press
· China’s Hong Kong problem: Now there’s nobody else to blame →
Yet, now, I support Brexit.
· Beth Rigby: 'I’m going to have to get off telly soon, because I’ll be too old' →
I asked someone in the leadership team: might you have to pause Brexit?