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EU will only grant Brexit extension if May wins MPs approval - Tusk

Theresa May's request for a short Article 50 delay got a cold shoulder from European Union counterparts on Wednesday, while Parliament held an emergency Brexit debate.

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Pound plunges as EU rebuffs May's call for short Brexit delay

Theresa May on Wednesday told the House of Commons that she is "not prepared to delay Brexit any further than the 30 June" but reports leaking from the European Union suggested otherwise.

Dutch coalition government may lose Senate majority to eurosceptics

Holland's coalition government is at risk of losing its Senate majority in provincial elections due to be held on Wednesday evening as the Eurosceptic Forum for Democracy climbs in the polls.

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UK manufacturers report lower output

Manufacturing output weakened in March, as Brexit uncertainty continued to weigh heavily on the sector.

19 Mar
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Brexit: May will write to Tusk to request extension

Theresa May will write to European Council president Donald Tusk to request a delay to the Brexit deadline, Downing Street confirmed on Tuesday afternoon.

18 Mar
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Brexit: Speaker rules out third meaningful vote

Theresa May cannot bring her Brexit deal back for a third 'meaningful vote', the House of Commons speaker ruled on Monday, sending the pound plummeting again.

18 Mar
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Brexit: Pound slides on doubts over No10's prospect of success

Currency markets were pessimistic on Monday that Theresa May can pull a Brexit rabbit from the hat as she tries to bring sceptical backbenchers and Northern Ireland’s DUP round to supporting her exit deal.

18 Mar
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UK businesses cut growth expectations

The British Chambers of Commerce trimmed its growth expectations for the UK economy due to the continued Brexit uncertainty.

15 Mar
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Tories meet DUP to nail down support for Brexit deal

The UK government is locked in talks with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party to seek backing for Theresa May's Brexit plan ahead of a third 'meaningful vote' next Tuesday.

15 Mar
Brexiter MPs reject Cox's backstop get-out clause

Eurosceptics in parliament have rejected attorney general Geoffrey Cox’ latest legal advice on the Irish backstop, which was updated in order to try and finally get a divorce deal through parliament.

15 Mar
Deutsche Bank stays neutral on European shares as political risks fade

Strategists at Deutsche Bank stuck to their 'neutral' view for European stocks, despite their being overvalued, arguing that a US-China trade truce and shift towards a Brexit deal would sustain the 'overshoot' in valuations versus their estimate of fair value.

14 Mar
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ERG plans to ensure original Brexit date is upheld

Eurosceptic European Research Group brexiteer Steve Baker has said that he has plans to ensure the UK leaves the European Union on the original Brexit date, 29 March.

14 Mar
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MPs to vote on ruling out second referendum, cancelling MV3

As well as voting on whether to extend the Brexit deadline, MPs will on Thursday also decide whether to allow Theresa May a third meaningful vote on her Brexit deal.

14 Mar
Trump seeks 'large scale' trade deal with UK post Brexit

Donald Trump has flagged up his hopes for a post-Brexit trade deal with the UK, as British politicians continued to fight over the country’s departure from the European Union.

14 Mar
MPs mull Article 50 extension, May wants third vote on her deal

As parliament prepared to vote for a delay to the Brexit deadline on Thursday, Prime Minister Theresa May called for a third vote on her Brexit deal, despite losing the first two by overwhelming majorities.

14 Mar
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UK housing market struggles as Brexit jitters continue to hit home - RICS

The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors has warned that prolonged Brexit uncertainty could further damage the UK housing market, after it revealed another slowdown in activity during February.

14 Mar
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UK parliament defies govt to rule out no-deal Brexit

UK MPs defied Theresa May and voted to rule out a no-deal Brexit on Wednesday in dramatic scenes, sending the pound climbing higher on Wednesday night.

13 Mar
Hammond promises 'deal dividend' if Brexit agreement is secured

The Chancellor of the Exchequer announced plans to launch a three-year spending review if a Brexit deal can be agreed, as he warned MPs of the dangers of crashing out of the European Union.

13 Mar
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Merkel said Brexit delay will be 'easy' if UK has 'credible reason' - report

German leader Angela Merkel said on Wednesday was reported to be relaxed about Britain's ability to secure a Brexit delay from European Union.

13 Mar
Business groups respond to May's latest Brexit vote defeat

Reactions from business lobby groups to the latest parliamentary defeat for Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit Withdrawal Agreement proposal.