Brexit

The disaster that 52% of people voted for which has no solution

Brexit: Has Already Cost a Week’s Wages

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Brexit has already cost the average British worker a week’s pay in lower real wage growth and higher inflation, according to an analysis by London-based academic economists. Price rises since the referendum have been steepest in products with high import shares, such as bread, eggs and milk as well as furniture and jewellery, according to the report by the Centre…

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Brexit: Big UK Jobs Loss to Paris & Amsterdam

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London has finally discovered which European cities are taking thousands of its jobs after the European Union announced the new homes for the two EU agencies that are about to shift from Canary Wharf to Europe because of Brexit. The European Medicines Agency will move from its London headquarters (left) to Amsterdam and the European Banking Authority will shift to…

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Brexit: Prepare for 30 Miles of Lorry Queues

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The first day after Brexit will see miles of lorry queues in Kent and gridlock in Northern Ireland unless the Government increases its customs preparations at the UK’s borders, MPs have warned. In the strongest parliamentary criticism yet of the preparations for Brexit, the House of Commons select committee on home affairs said the Government was facing the prospect of…

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Brexit: More Support for A New Referendum

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First it was the Liberal Democrats, then it was the western world’s most important economic think-tank, the OECD. Now one of the world’s most powerful bankers, Lloyd Blankfein, has joined the calls for a second Brexit referendum that the banker said would find whether or not there is a consensus in Britain on the “monumental and irreversible” decision to leave…

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Brexit: Was the Referendum Hijacked?

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More than 150,000 Russian-language Twitter accounts posted ten of thousands of messages urging Britain to leave the EU in the days leading to the Brexit vote, it has been revealed. At least 400 of the accounts sought to inflame fears about Muslims and immigrants in an effort to influence the referendum vote by sowing seeds of discontent and persuading people…

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Brexit: EU Supergirl Raging Against Leaving

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She is the new poster girl of those opposed to Brexit and has variously been described as EU Supergirl and “just plain mad.” But Madeleina Kay is now set to join the political high-flyers by appearing on the BBC radio show “Any Questions” alongside former Cabinet Secretary Owen Paterson, Shadow Education Minister Tracy Brabin and other guests. The 23-year-old cartoonist…

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