• UK out of EU customs union and single market by March 2019, David Davis says

    UK out of EU customs union and single market by March 2019, David Davis says

    • June 27, 2017

    The UK will be out of the EU customs union and single market by March 2019, David Davis said. The Brexit Secretary said he expected the UK to have left the arrangements within the two-year timetable set out under the Article 50 process. His comments came as Chancellor Philip Hammond repeated his call for a

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  • UK Government’s ‘shabby’ deal with DUP branded  a threat to Good Friday agreement

    UK Government’s ‘shabby’ deal with DUP branded a threat to Good Friday agreement

    • June 27, 2017

    Theresa May has been accused of jeopardising peace in Northern Ireland, after reaching a £1 billion deal with the Democratic Unionist Party to prop up her minority Government. The deal struck in 10 Downing Street after negotiations stretching 18 days since the June 8 General Election also saw the Conservatives formally ditch plans to abolish

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  • May’s offer on citizens’ rights includes Gibraltar

    May’s offer on citizens’ rights includes Gibraltar

    • June 27, 2017

    Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled details of her plan to protect the rights of EU nationals living in Britain yesterday, saying the government would work to offer them largely the same benefits as British citizens. The Prime Minister sought to offer reassurance that, until Britain actually leaves, EU citizens would continue to be able to

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  • Feetham denounces ‘dangerous farce that undermines parliamentary governance’

    Feetham denounces ‘dangerous farce that undermines parliamentary governance’

    • June 27, 2017

    Opposition leader Daniel Feetham delivered a scathing assessment of the Gibraltar Government’s handling of public finances yesterday, insisting it was undermining parliamentary governance in Gibraltar. Responding to Chief Minister Fabian Picardo’s budget speech, Mr Feetham restated in tough terms the GSD’s long-standing concerns about transparency and accountability. Denouncing the government’s approach as “a dangerous farce”,

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  • Picardo delivers bullish budget despite Brexit uncertainty and GSD doubts

    Picardo delivers bullish budget despite Brexit uncertainty and GSD doubts

    • June 27, 2017

    Gibraltar’s economy remains resilient in the face of Brexit uncertainty, Chief Minister Fabian Picardo said yesterday as he delivered an upbeat, yet restrained budget that drew immediate flak from the Opposition bench. Mr Picardo pointed to economic indicators including record employment and strong revenue growth to underpin his assessment of a robust economy that continued

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  • Picardo delivers bullish budget despite Brexit uncertainty and GSD doubts

    Picardo delivers bullish budget despite Brexit uncertainty and GSD doubts

    • June 26, 2017

    Gibraltar’s economy remains resilient in the face of Brexit uncertainty, Chief Minister Fabian Picardo said today as he delivered an upbeat, yet restrained budget that drew immediate flak from the Opposition bench. Mr Picardo pointed to economic indicators including record employment and strong revenue growth to underpin his assessment of a robust economy that continued

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