LONDON The European Central Bank will try to give the ailing euro zone economy a fresh boost today - but ECB President Mario Draghi will want to keep some powder dry as an escalating global trade war could necessitate further action down the line.
LONDON Et tu Gove? Britain's pro-Brexit environment minister, Michael Gove, is apparently umming and ahhing about whether to stay in government, having turned down Prime Minister Theresa May's offer of the Brexit ministry.
LONDON The ECB is expected to keep policy unchanged on the grounds that the growing risk of a global trade war is not yet strong enough to scupper its plan to gradually exit its easy-money policy of the last few years.
LONDON So it’s not just the politicians that are divided over Brexit ... Britain's banking industry will emerge largely unscathed from Brexit and retain its position as one of the world's top two financial centres for the foreseeable future, John McFarlane, Chairman of Barclays, has told Reuters.
LONDON British lawmakers break up for the summer holidays on Tuesday but before they go, parliament's Brexit committee has organised some end of term entertainment – grilling insurers over the progress (sic) of Brexit negotiations.
LONDON The summer holidays can't come soon enough for Theresa May. Members of parliament start a six week holiday from Tuesday, drawing a temporary halt to the bruising battles that have marked Britain's long goodbye to the European Union over the past week.
LONDON Theresa May heads for Northern Ireland on Friday at the end of a tumultuous week for her Brexit plans. The province has particular significance for May: she relies on its Democratic Unionist Party to stay in office and customs relations with Ireland are a key stumbling block to her Brexit plans.
LONDON Britain's new minister for leaving the European Union, Dominic Raab, holds his first negotiations with Michel Barnier, the EU's pointman on Brexit later on Thursday.
LONDON Theresa bares her teeth. If The Times of London is to be believed, the UK prime minister threatened pro-EU rebels with a general election this summer if they inflicted another parliamentary defeat on her Brexit plans for customs.
LONDON New day, new Brexit battle for Theresa May. The UK prime minister won a series of parliamentary votes on her strategy to leave the European Union on Monday, albeit at the price of concessions to Eurosceptic hardliners.