• France ‘wants to use Brexit to weaken City of London’

    France ‘wants to use Brexit to weaken City of London’0

    France is actively seeking to exploit Brexit to disrupt and degrade Britain’s lucrative financial sector, a senior City representative has warned. Former foreign office minister Jeremy Browne, who acts as the City of London’s envoy on Brexit, said the French see the British as “adversaries” in the forthcoming withdrawal negotiations. In a memorandum leaked to

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  • Spain’s position on Gib is ‘incomprehensible’, Dominic Grieve says

    Spain’s position on Gib is ‘incomprehensible’, Dominic Grieve says0

    Spain’s “eccentric” enclaves in north Africa make its position on Gibraltar “incomprehensible”, visiting Tory MP Dominic Grieve said yesterday, as he reaffirmed the UK’s commitment to stand by the Rock after Brexit. Speaking during a visit to Gibraltar, Mr Grieve said any future Brexit deal struck by the UK with the EU must also include

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  • DPC sets height limit on town project

    DPC sets height limit on town project0

    In an unusual but not unique decision, the Development and Planning Commission yesterday restricted a development within the city walls on the basis of height rather than the number of storeys. Due to its location, 28A-34 Turnbull’s Lane falls under the guidance of the Development Plan 2009 which states that buildings over five storeys should

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