Brexit: Donald Tusk says EU-27 must remain united – BBC News

Image copyright AFP Image caption Donald Tusk is chairing the talks between the 27 remaining EU members in Brussels European Council President Donald Tusk has said that the 27 European Union countries meeting in Brussels to discuss Brexit must remain united. Mr Tusk, who will chair the special summit, said he had strong support from […]

Brexit: EU holds summit without UK to formalise strategy – BBC News

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Tusk received official notice of the UK’s intention to leave the EU at the end of March European Union leaders are meeting in Brussels to discuss a joint strategy for negotiations with the UK over Brexit. Twenty-seven countries will be present, but the UK will not take part. The […]

Six global income investments to beat your UK dividend addiction – Telegraph.co.uk

Income funds investing overseas do not always offer higher yields, but they spread risk away from the fortunes of the UK market and might be worth holding alongside popular “UK equity income” funds. Adrian Lowcock, of investment company Architas, said: “Exposure to global income-paying stocks gives investors access to some of the world’s most consistent […]

Grounds for appeal: Is there room for Tim Hortons on UK high streets? – The Guardian

The Tim Hortons coffee chain is so inextricably linked to Canadian national identity that the venue for its UK launch this week was obvious: Canada House, in central London. Never mind that the first British outlet will be in Glasgow – choosing the home of the Canadian high commission to mark its British debut reflects […]

UK was given details of alleged contacts between Trump campaign and Moscow – The Guardian

The UK government was given details last December of allegedly extensive contacts between the Trump campaign and Moscow, according to court papers. Reports by Christopher Steele, a former MI6 officer, on possible collusion between the the Trump camp and the Kremlin are at the centre of a political storm in the US over Moscow’s role […]

EU holds summit without UK to formalise Brexit strategy – BBC News

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Tusk received official notice of the UK’s intention to leave the EU at the end of March European Union countries are meeting in Brussels to discuss a joint strategy for negotiations with the UK over Brexit. Twenty-seven countries will be present, but the UK will not take part. The […]

UK growth falls to just 0.3%. Is more pain on the way? – CNNMoney

Britain’s economy grew by just 0.3% in the first quarter as higher prices discouraged consumers from spending. The quarter on quarter growth rate was the worst in a year, and a major slowdown from the 0.7% expansion posted in the final quarter of 2016. It was also a weaker performance than economists had forecast. UK […]

UK police foil second alleged London terror plot in a day – CNN

London (CNN)Police in London say they have foiled a second active terror plot in 24 hours, after arresting six people in raids across the British capital and southeast England. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘world/2017/04/27/man-arrested-uk-parliament-whitehall-orig.cnn’,width: ‘100%’,height: ‘100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_25’,adsection: ‘const-article-inpage’,frameWidth: ‘100%’,frameHeight: ‘100%’,posterImageOverride: {“mini”:{“height”:124,”width”:220,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170427104420-06-westminster-incident-0427-small-169.jpg”},”xsmall”:{“height”:173,”width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170427104420-06-westminster-incident-0427-medium-plus-169.jpg”},”small”:{“height”:259,”width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170427104420-06-westminster-incident-0427-large-169.jpg”},”medium”:{“height”:438,”width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170427104420-06-westminster-incident-0427-exlarge-169.jpg”},”large”:{“height”:619,”width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170427104420-06-westminster-incident-0427-super-169.jpg”},”full16x9″:{“height”:900,”width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170427104420-06-westminster-incident-0427-full-169.jpg”},”mini1x1″:{“height”:120,”width”:120,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170427104420-06-westminster-incident-0427-small-11.jpg”}}},autoStartVideo = false,callbackObj,containerEl,currentVideoCollection […]

Brexit: Tusk says UK trade deal not a priority – BBC News

Image copyright PA Image caption UK PM Theresa May and the EU’s Donald Tusk. A Brexit deal has to be reached by early 2019 European Council President Donald Tusk says agreement on “people, money and Ireland” must come before negotiations on the European Union’s future relationship with the UK. Mr Tusk’s message came in a […]

UK GDP growth slower than expected as inflation bites – The Guardian

The UK economy suffered a sharp slowdown in the opening months of this year, as the post-referendum rise in living costs took its toll on British households and hit consumer spending. GDP growth fell more than expected to 0.3% in the first quarter from 0.7% in the previous quarter, the Office for National Statistics said. […]