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With Carney warning of 1970s-style shock, UK firms ready for no-deal Brexit

20 Nov 2018

LONDON Companies began triggering plans to keep operating if Britain leaves the European Union without an agreement, a "no deal" scenario the Bank of England said could plunge the economy into a crisis not seen since the 1970s. | Video

Factbox: What might a no-deal Brexit look like?

20 Nov 2018

LONDON Britain is due to leave the European Union in just over four months' time but it still cannot count on a transition period to cushion the shock for its economy.

Factbox: What might a no-deal Brexit look like?

20 Nov 2018

LONDON Britain is due to leave the European Union in just over four months' time but it still cannot count on a transition period to cushion the shock for its economy.

FACTBOX-What might a no-deal Brexit look like?

20 Nov 2018

LONDON, Nov 20 Britain is due to leave the European Union in just over four months' time but it still cannot count on a transition period to cushion the shock for its economy.

Bank of England chief Carney backs UK PM May's Brexit deal

20 Nov 2018

LONDON Bank of England Governor Mark Carney gave his backing to a Brexit deal struck by British Prime Minister Theresa May, saying the alternative of leaving the European Union with no transition could be akin to the 1970s oil shock.

Chelsea held 0-0 by Everton, lose ground in title race

11 Nov 2018

Chelsea were held to a 0-0 draw at Stamford Bridge by Everton on Sunday, maintaining their unbeaten start to the league season but losing ground to fellow title-chasers Liverpool, who won earlier in the day.

UK builders pick up pace in October, but Brexit worries grow - PMI

02 Nov 2018

LONDON Britain's construction sector recovered last month from a slowdown in September thanks to a bounce-back in civil engineering projects, but confidence in the outlook slumped to a near six-year low ahead of Brexit, a survey showed on Friday. | Video

UK austerity ending, as long as Brexit deal gets done: Hammond

30 Oct 2018

LONDON Finance minister Philip Hammond held out the prospect of an end to Britain's long spending squeeze provided the government secures a Brexit deal with the EU, putting pressure on the divided Conservative Party to back Prime Minister Theresa May. | Video

Hammond to turn up heat on Brexit rebels in budget speech

29 Oct 2018

LONDON British finance minister Philip Hammond will use his annual budget speech on Monday to urge his divided Conservative Party to get behind the government's push for a Brexit deal, or put at risk a long-awaited easing of austerity.

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