Europe

Half of citizens think UK might not exist in decade

Just 42 percent of respondents said UK would exist in its current form in five years' time.

Half of citizens think UK might not exist in decade

Europe

Johnson criticised for praising N Ireland's single market access

PM said Northern Ireland stood to win big from his Brexit deal, despite pulling mainland UK out of EU market.

Johnson criticised for praising N Ireland's single market access

Opinion

Britain at the crossroads

The December 12 general election will determine what sort of country Britain will become over the next generation.

Nick Dearden

by Nick Dearden

Nick Dearden

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UK election rivals: Dueling promises from finance minister foes

Two candidates are revealing plans that could send state spending up to levels not seen since the 1970s.

UK election rivals: Dueling promises from finance minister foes

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British pound dips back downward after Bank of England vote split

Catching markets off guard, the Monetary Policy Committee was divided 7-2 but held its key interest rate steady.

British pound dips back downward after Bank of England vote split

Opinion

Brexit and its vapid verbalisations

The leave side of the debate is trying to contain Brexit's irreducible complexity in increasingly-inane slogans.

Amir Ali

by Amir Ali

Amir Ali

United Kingdom

UK: Pro-remain parties enter election pact in 60 constituencies

More than a dozen seats with large majorities from the 2017 election may now be up for grabs as marginals.

UK: Pro-remain parties enter election pact in 60 constituencies

Europe

Farage: Johnson must change Brexit deal to win my backing

Brexit Party leader, not standing as an MP, previously said withdrawal agreement must be entirely scrapped.

Farage: Johnson must change Brexit deal to win my backing

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Brexit stalemate taking a toll on UK business investment

Productivity in the UK has fallen at its fastest pace in five years, and investments have stalled since the Brexit vote.

Brexit stalemate taking a toll on UK business investment

Europe

Johnson: Let's get Brexit done or face 'horror show' of Corbyn

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn would force the UK into two referendums next year.

Johnson: Let's get Brexit done or face 'horror show' of Corbyn

Europe

David Dimbleby: UK politicians' language demeans democracy

Veteran UK broadcaster says he has never seen the country more divided.

David Dimbleby: UK politicians' language demeans democracy

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'The perfect storm': Brexit blues hit UK's small manufacturers

New survey shows small manufacturing firms face weak orders and see little incentive to raise investment.

'The perfect storm': Brexit blues hit UK's small manufacturers

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UK accounting watchdog to voluntarily publish poor audit results

Financial Reporting Council says the quality of the biggest accounting firms' audits falls short of necessary standards.

UK accounting watchdog to voluntarily publish poor audit results

Europe

Johnson's Brexit plans are 'Thatcherism on steroids', says Corbyn

Thatcher is a hate figure in many of the working-class communities that voted in 2016 to leave the EU.

Johnson's Brexit plans are 'Thatcherism on steroids', says Corbyn

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UK services sector stagnates as new orders fall on Brexit fears

But the outlook is slightly better as an end to the Brexit impasse appears closer.

UK services sector stagnates as new orders fall on Brexit fears