May 06, 2021 02:42 PM IST
A centuries-old union could face its greatest test if a majority in Scotland, which joined voluntarily with England in 1707, thinks now is the time to think again. c.2021 The New York Times Company
- Mar 16, 2021 09:58 AM IST
The India visit is widely expected to finalise a much-anticipated India-UK Enhanced Trade Partnership (ETP) as a precursor to a free trade agreement (FTA) in the future.
- Mar 01, 2021 01:22 PM IST
As trade disputes pile up, the blame game evident in the early months of the split suits domestic political needs on both sides.
- Feb 18, 2021 06:36 PM IST
Amsterdam has also overtaken London to become Europe's number one corporate listing venue so far this year, data shows, and the leader in euro-denominated interest-rate swaps, a market estimated to be worth about $135 trillion in 2020.
- Feb 16, 2021 03:07 PM IST
Ahead of Boris Johnson's visit later in 2021, India and the UK are sitting at the negotiation table.
- Jan 30, 2021 10:18 AM IST
Under the post-Brexit deal, EU products should still be able to travel unhindered from the bloc to Northern Ireland.
- Jan 27, 2021 02:56 PM IST
The pact will create more customs paperwork and slow down supply chains, while creating disincentives for global carmakers to continue investing in British factories
- Jan 14, 2021 07:11 PM IST
If Scotland voted for independence it would mean the United Kingdom would lose about a third of its landmass and almost a tenth of its population - just as the world's sixth-biggest economy is grappling with the impact of Brexit.
- Jan 12, 2021 03:06 PM IST
The new post-Brexit rules say that bringing foods that contain meat or dairy into the EU, even for personal use, is forbidden.
- Jan 08, 2021 01:01 PM IST
With the economic fallout from COVID-19 pandemic and rise in unemployment, London's population could drop to as low as 8.7 million from about 9 million in 2020.
- Jan 01, 2021 07:48 AM IST
Britain left the European Union's vast single market for people, goods and services at 11 pm on December 31, 2020 -- completing the biggest single economic change the country has experienced since World War II.
- Dec 31, 2020 06:45 PM IST
Spanish Foreign Minister Arancha González Laya said on Monday that keeping the issue out of the media spotlight was a sign of determination to find common ground.
- Dec 31, 2020 04:53 PM IST
Stanley Johnson, a former member of the European Parliament who voted Remain in Britain’s 2016 referendum, told RTL radio he wanted to become a French citizen because of strong family links to France.
- Dec 31, 2020 08:40 AM IST
For Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the penultimate day of 2020 summed up a year of unending turbulence.
- Dec 30, 2020 10:59 PM IST
Britain and the European Union signed the deal on Wednesday and the British parliament will finalise its implementation, ending over four years of negotiation and safeguarding nearly a $1 trillion of annual trade.
- Dec 27, 2020 08:42 PM IST
Even as trade talks dragged on, Britain reached a deal with Brussels on special arrangements for Northern Ireland -- a sign to observers that Biden's election had already made an impact.
- Dec 27, 2020 05:45 PM IST
Joseph Perrier, which sells around 20 percent of its 800,000 bottles per year to Britain, does not have the scale to absorb the kind of blow a no-deal would have dealt to its business.
- Dec 27, 2020 12:05 PM IST
With that standstill period coming to an end on December 31, the realities of Brexit will arguably become tangible for both Britons and their counterparts on mainland Europe for the first time.
- Dec 27, 2020 11:15 AM IST
The United Kingdom will leave the EU's Common Fisheries Policy on December 31, but under the trade deal agreed on Christmas Eve the current rules will remain largely in place during a 5-1/2-year transition period.
- Dec 26, 2020 04:25 PM IST
The deal includes a 1,246-page trade agreement, as well as agreements on nuclear energy, exchanging classified information, civil nuclear energy and a series of joint declarations.
- Dec 25, 2020 05:31 PM IST
The strong show of unity is testament to EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier, who has worked relentlessly to keep all EU nations and the groups within the EU parliament in the loop of developments throughout the torturous negotiations.
- Dec 25, 2020 10:34 AM IST
Britain has finalized its divorce, leaving it isolated at a time when the path forward seems more perilous than it once did
- Dec 25, 2020 09:59 AM IST
The trade agreement between London and Brussels will offer UK and EU companies preferential access to each other’s markets
- Dec 25, 2020 08:16 AM IST
A deal softens the blow of Brexit, though economists warn that leaving the EU's orbit will still hurt the world's sixth-largest economy.
- Dec 25, 2020 07:35 AM IST
Customs rules, regulatory standards and border checks that the EU requires of third countries will apply to Britain, making trade slower and more expensive.