• May confirms that UK will quit European single market0

    May confirms that UK will quit European single market
    • January 17, 2017

    Britain will leave the European single market when it quits the European Union, Theresa May has said. Mrs May said that her plans for Brexit cannot allow continued membership of the single market, which would require free movement of people and accepting the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice. Instead, she said that she

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  • Hammond hints at tax cuts to keep UK firms competitive after Brexit0

    Hammond hints at tax cuts to keep UK firms competitive after Brexit
    • January 15, 2017

    The British Government will do “whatever we have to” to ensure Britain stays competitive if it is shut out of the EU single market after Brexit, Chancellor Philip Hammond has warned. As Theresa May prepared to lay out her approach to the Brexit negotiations in a keynote speech on Tuesday, Mr Hammond hinted the Government

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  • British Government goes to Supreme Court to overturn Brexit ruling0

    British Government goes to Supreme Court to overturn Brexit ruling
    • December 5, 2016

    The British Government goes to the Supreme Court in London today in the latest stage of the legal battle over Brexit. The highest court in the land is being asked to overturn a High Court ruling that the Prime Minister must seek MPs’ approval to trigger the process of taking Britain out of the European

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  • Boris knows Spain’s game on Gibraltar0

    Boris knows Spain’s game on Gibraltar
    • July 15, 2016

    When he comes to assess Spain’s current stance on Gibraltar, Boris Johnson, Britain’s new Foreign Secretary, would do well to refresh his memory by looking at his own cuttings file. Back in August of 2013, when Spain tightened the screws and the border ground to a standstill, Mr Johnson, then the mayor of London, penned

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  • Gib interests ‘harder to protect’ after Brexit vote, Hammond says0

    Gib interests ‘harder to protect’ after Brexit vote, Hammond says
    • June 26, 2016

    Britain’s ability to protect the interests of Gibraltar has been damaged by the EU referendum result, UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said today. In an interview with ITV’s Robert Peston, Mr Hammond repeated a stark warning he first voiced when he visited Gibraltar ahead of the referendum campaign. “We will be less able to protect Gibraltar’s

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  • Cameron stands by Gib and vows: “I’ll be back.”0

    Cameron stands by Gib and vows: “I’ll be back.”
    • June 21, 2016

    Prime Minister David Cameron last night vowed to return to Gibraltar, as he underscored his commitment to always stand up for the Rock. In a recorded address for the people of Gibraltar, Mr Cameron said he wanted to return to the Rock because he admired this community, its achievements and its positive commitment to the EU. The

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