• Joint football bid hailed as example of potential for post-Brexit co-operation

    Joint football bid hailed as example of potential for post-Brexit co-operation

    • November 2, 2018

    A joint bid by Northern Ireland and the Republic’s football associations to host a major football tournament in Europe shows how organisations can work together in a post-Brexit world, the head of the Irish Football Association (IFA) has said. Chief executive Patrick Nelson was speaking after it was revealed that the IFA and the Football

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  • Bank Governor warns interest rates could rise in worst-case Brexit scenario

    Bank Governor warns interest rates could rise in worst-case Brexit scenario

    • November 1, 2018

    Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned interest rates could rise in the event of a no-deal Brexit if a cliff-edge withdrawal sends the pound into free fall. Mr Carney said there are scenarios where policy “might need to be tightened in the event of a no deal, no transition Brexit”, should a plunge

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  • Gatwick Airport workers to strike over pay row

    Gatwick Airport workers to strike over pay row

    • November 1, 2018

    By Alan Jones, Press Association Industrial Correspondent Workers who assist passengers at one of the country’s busiest airports will stage a series of strikes in a dispute over pay. Members of the Unite union at Gatwick Airport who are employed by a logistics firm, whose duties include helping disabled travellers, will walk out for 48

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  • Downing Street plays down speculation over Brexit financial services deal

    Downing Street plays down speculation over Brexit financial services deal

    • November 1, 2018

    By David Hughes, Press Association Chief Political Correspondent Brussels and Downing Street have played down speculation about a breakthrough in Brexit talks. Reports that a Brexit deal could safeguard the City’s access to European Union markets led to an increase in the value of sterling. But Number 10 said it was speculation and talks were

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  • All-hours airport boozing could be banned in crackdown on drunken flyers

    All-hours airport boozing could be banned in crackdown on drunken flyers

    • November 1, 2018

    By Emma Bowden and Neil Lancefield, Press Association Round-the-clock drinking in airport bars could be scrapped as part of a crackdown on drunken behaviour by travellers. The Home Office launched a review on Thursday into whether to extend high street licensing laws into departure halls, which would mean no alcohol before 10am. Under current rules,

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  • 64% of Scots think ‘people’s vote’ would overturn 2016 EU vote result – poll

    64% of Scots think ‘people’s vote’ would overturn 2016 EU vote result – poll

    • November 1, 2018

    By Katrine Bussey, Political Editor, Press Association Scotland Almost two-thirds of Scots believe a second vote on Brexit would result in the UK voting to stay in the European Union, a new poll has found. Research by Survation found 64% found a so-called People’s Vote would reverse the result of the 2016 referendum. The results,

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