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Brexit secretary denies UK seeks Article 50 extension

Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay | Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Brexit secretary denies UK seeks Article 50 extension ‘The government’s policy is to leave on the 29th of March,’ Stephen Barclay says. By Zoya Sheftalovich, Lili Bayer and Maïa de La Baume 1/8/19, 10:39 AM CET Updated 1/8/19, 12:06 PM CET Theresa May’s government is not seeking…

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How Britain ruined transport

Just a week into the new year and British transport policy resembles a drunk businessman making his way home from the office party — bashing into things and picking up the occasional serious injury but still wearing a paper hat and insisting he’s having a good time. Exhibit A: During the Brexit campaign, the phrase…

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Risk of no-deal Brexit remains – German foreign minister

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas attends the weekly cabinet meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Fabrizio BenschDUBLIN (Reuters) – Britain could crash out of the European Union without a deal, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Tuesday, urging British lawmakers to back an agreement that Prime Minister Theresa May sealed…

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UK house prices rise, broad picture still weak – Halifax

FILE PHOTO: Estate agent’s signs hang from houses in the Selly Oak area of Birmingham, Britain September 25, 2018. REUTERS/Darren Staples/File PhotoLONDON (Reuters) – British house prices rose more than expected in December but the property market remains subdued ahead of Brexit, mortgage lender Halifax said on Tuesday. House prices rose 2.2 percent, more than…

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Anna Soubry: 50 MPs write to Met Police chief over ‘Nazi’ abuse

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBrexit protesters chant ‘Nazi and scum’ at Conservative MP Anna Soubry More than 50 MPs have called on the head of Britain’s largest police force to improve their response to abusive protesters outside Parliament.Writing to Met Police commissioner Cressida Dick, the MPs cited “serious concerns” about the…