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Brexit ferry firm Seaborne in terms and conditions gaffe

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has defended the Seaborne contract A firm awarded a government contract to provide extra ferry services has used website terms and conditions apparently intended for a takeaway food firm.Seaborne Freight was given the £13.8m contract to run a freight service between Ramsgate and Ostend in…

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19 Romanians to watch as Bucharest bosses Europe

Romania took over the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union on January 1 and pressure is already high. In the coming months, the presidency will need to navigate a changing and treacherous political and diplomatic landscape, from Brexit to the European Parliament election. This comes at a time when the country’s embattled…

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No-deal EU exit ‘far more likely’ if parliament rejects May’s deal – minister

FILE PHOTO – Britain’s Secretary of State for Exiting the EU Stephen Barclay leaves Downing Street in London, Britain, November 28, 2018. REUTERS/Henry NichollsLONDON (Reuters) – Britain is more likely to end up leaving the European Union without a deal if parliament rejects the agreement Prime Minister Theresa May has negotiated with Brussels, Brexit minister…

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Brexit deal provides certainty, Gove to tell farmers

Image copyright Getty Images Theresa May’s Brexit deal gives farmers certainty about the future, Environment Secretary Michael Gove will say.In a speech to the Oxford Farming Conference, Mr Gove will argue the agreement struck last year will ensure a smooth transition period for agriculture after the UK leaves the EU. He will also say Brexit…

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Former Brexit minister says May should delay Brexit deal vote – the Telegraph

FILE PHOTO: Conservative MP David Davis, former Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, attends the launch of A Better Deal in London, Britain, December 12, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/File Photo(Reuters) – Former Brexit minister David Davis said in an opinion essay published on Wednesday that UK Prime Minister Theresa May should delay the vote…

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UK services growth drops to two-year low in fourth quarter in Brexit ‘stasis’ – BCC

LONDON (Reuters) – Businesses in Britain’s dominant services sector reported the slowest sales growth in two years during the final three months of 2018, another sign of a slowing economy ahead of Brexit, the British Chambers of Commerce said on Thursday. A woman places menu’s on tables outside a restaurant on the seafront in Brighton,…