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Will Britain end up agreeing a lengthy transition deal with the EU?.

It's those seeking to prevent a referendum re-run who have the most to fear from a bungled exit. You can check out, but you'll never leave? Today's papers all cover the growing momentum behind a transition arrangement after Britain leaves the European Union, whereby the United Kingdom remains in the single market and ...

- New Statesman - UK

UK could accept EU immigration in Brexit transition: reports.

UK could accept EU immigration in Brexit transition: reports...

- MENAFN - JO

Free Movement of People Could Last Up to 2 Years after Brexit.

Free movement of European citizens in the UK will last for at least two years after the Brexit as part of the transitional agreement, Reuters reported. The first full round of talks on British exit from the EU ended yesterday with some compromises. Differences remain regarding the protection of the future of citizens living ...

- Novinite - BG

Nearly half of UK exporters yet to do Brexit rethink: survey.

Almost half of British exporters have not reviewed their sales strategy in the year since Britain voted to leave the European Union, potentially leaving them exposed to losses, a survey by Lloyds Banking Group showed on Friday.

- BDNews24 - BD

UK must agree implementation period for EU migration curbs: Lawmakers.

Concerns over immigration were a key driver behind last year's vote to leave the EU, and the government has made controlling Britain's borders central to its Brexit plans.

- Zee News - IN

French banks could create 1,000 jobs in Paris post-Brexit: lobby.

PARIS - French banks could shift about 1,000 jobs currently based in London to Paris to keep staff in the European Union after Britain exits the EU, said the French Banking Federation.

- Reuters - US

Brexit second round with EU ends with "fundamental disagreements".

The second round of Brexit talks has ended with fundamental' disagreements remaining between Britain and the European Union on citizens' rights and a stand-off over the so-called divorce bill'.

- MercoPress - FK

Most Leave voters back free movement – you just have to explain it.

The argument during the referendum was never about free movement, but about immigration in general.  This week, a piece of YouGov polling flipped on its head a widely held belief about the public's attitude to immigration in the context of Brexit. The headline question was: In negotiating Britain's departure from the ...

- New Statesman - UK

Ex-ECJ judge on Brexit: Talk in the UK is misleading.

A British former judge on the European Court of Justice tells DW that the Brexit talks could end with the UK crashing out of the EU with no deal.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Free movement of people to continue for at least 2 years after Brexit: media.

The free movement of European Union citizens to Britain will continue for at least two years after Brexit as part of a transitional deal, British media reported Friday

- The Daily Star - LB

Free movement of people to continue for at least two years after Brexit: media.

Britain is due to leave the EU by the end of March 2019 The post Free movement of people to continue for at least two years after Brexit: media appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

U.K. and EU Engage on Citizens' Rights

After the second round of Brexit talks between U.K. and EU representatives, officials said differences are narrowing on future rights of EU citizens in Britain, but the big question of whose courts enforce any deal looms unsolved.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Britain faces up to Brexit

CRISIS? What crisis? So many have been triggered in Britain by the vote a year ago to leave the European Union that it is hard to keep track. Just last month Theresa May was reduced from unassailable iron lady to just-about-managing minority prime minister. Her cabinet is engaged in open warfare as rivals position ...

- Economist.com - UK

Optimism after profit slump propels shares

British retailer Sports Direct reported a 29 per cent slump in annual earnings, hurt by a weaker pound since the Brexit vote, but its shares soared on a forecast of growth this year and hopes management is finally getting its house in order. The sportswear chain, founded and run by billionaire Mike Ashley, has been heavily ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Citigroup and Deutsche Bank give Frankfurt a Brexit boost

US bank has decided to base its main EU trading operation in German city

- Financial Times - US

Could Britons living in France lose right to move freely to another EU country?

As three days of tense Brexit negotiations between the UK and the EU come to an end there are reports of a major disagreement which could lead to Britons already living in France being restricted from moving to another EU member state after Brexit.

- The Local - INT

Britain’s railway is a barometer for our future EU relationship

David Davis recently said that the process of negotiating the UK’s exit from the EU will be “as complicated as the moon landing”. But the Brexit secretary’s lunar comparisons were vastly unnecessary. If he needed an apt juxtaposition, down here on earth, the challenges faced by Britain’s ...

- City AM - UK

U.K., EU offer few compromises at first full round of Brexit talks

While negotiators laid out their disagreements in Brussels, Prime Minister Theresa May met company bosses at home

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Barnier: Don't use Brexit to slash taxes and red tape

​The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator has fired a warning shot across any British attempt to slash red tape after it leaves the bloc, saying mass deregulation would scupper hopes of a lasting trade deal with EU member states. Transcripts of Michel Barnier’s evidence to the Lords select committee earlier this ...

- City AM - UK

Almost half of British exporters have not reviewed post-Brexit plans

Almost half of British exporters have not yet reviewed their strategy for selling goods abroad since Brexit, in a “concerning” finding revealed by a survey published today. Some 48 per cent of British exporters have not yet assessed how they will respond to the various possibilities for a post-Brexit trading ...

- City AM - UK

Aviation given priority boarding by government in run up to Brexit

Ministers have identified aviation as a “top priority” in Brexit negotiations, saying today that the government was seeking new flight rights with 44 countries to replace the EU framework governing where airlines can fly. It comes as the Department for Transport seeks input on how to fast track improvements to ...

- City AM - UK

UK must agree implementation period for EU migration curbs - lawmakers | Reuters

The post UK must agree implementation period for EU migration curbs - lawmakers | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

EU's offer to British expats falls short of UK's plan for Europeans, source says

The UK has urged Brussels to show "respect" to expats by addressing "significant gaps" in their offer on their citizenship rights as it emerged that Britons in the European Union could lose their automatic ability to move to another country in the bloc after Brexit.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Factbox - Brexit crunch: Where the battles lie

By Alastair Macdonald - British and European Union negotiators have laid out their disagreements after a first week of talks on a treaty to disentangle the country from the EU in 2019 while limiting disruption to the economy and people's lives. Here's what look to be the crunch points for now: MONEY, MONEY, MONEY EU SAYS: ...

- Sify - IN

Few compromises at Brexit talks; Minister says UK can survive without deal

The European Union and Britain offered few compromises at their first full round of Brexit talks which ended on Thursday.

- Zee News - IN

As ‘Brexit’ Clock Ticks, U.K. Seems Adrift

Infighting in the governing Conservative Party has raised doubts about the country’s readiness for negotiations on leaving the European Union.

- New York Times - US

EU to Britain: Please get your act together

The second round of Brexit talks has ended with a demand from the European Union that Britain clarify its position on key issues.

- CNNMoney - US

Brexit on WTO terms wouldn't be 'end of the world': British trade minister

Britain leaving the European Union without a new trade deal would not be the end of the world, Liam Fox says

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Most Leave voters back free movement - you just have to explain it

The argument during the referendum was never about free movement, but about immigration in general.  This week, a piece of YouGov polling flipped on its head a widely held belief about the public's attitude to immigration in the context of Brexit. The headline question was: In negotiating Britain's departure from the ...

- New Statesman - UK

Few compromises at Brexit talks, minister says UK can survive without deal

BRUSSELS/LONDON - The European Union and Britain offered few compromises at their first full round of Brexit talks which ended on Thursday, and the pound fell on worries that British ministers were prepared to walk away without a deal.

- Reuters - US

Citigroup, Deutsche Bank beef up Frankfurt presence in Brexit response

LONDON/FRANKFURT - Two global banks, Citigroup and Deutsche Bank , are beefing up their presence in Frankfurt to deal with the impact of Britain leaving the European Union.

- Reuters - US

EU, U.K. Make Progress in Brexit Talks but Clash Over Divorce Bill

The second round of Brexit negotiations wrapped up with the European Union acknowledging some progress but with the two sides clashing over a financial settlement the EU expects the U.K. to pay and the role of EU courts in Britain after the U.K.'s departure from the bloc.

- Wall Street Journal - US

British citizens in the EU could lose right to live in another EU country post-Brexit

EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier warns of 'fundamental divergence' between EU and UK

- The Olive Press - ES

No solution in sight for Brexit's controversial issues

During a second sitting around the negotiating table, the EU and the UK stuck to their guns on the financial obligations London should pay and what court would guarantee EU citizen rights in a post-Brexit world.

- EurActive - UK

EU's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier highlights split on expats' rights

Brussels' chief Brexit negotiator has said there is still a deep gulf on how EU citizens' rights in the UK should be guaranteed. His opposite number David Davis has stressed the need for mutual flexibility.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Brexit: UK and EU at odds over 'exit bill'

The latest Brexit talks end without agreement on EU citizens' rights or the amount the UK should pay.

- BBC - UK

Brexit talks end with clash over citizens' rights, role of European court

The European Union's Brexit negotiator called for more clarity as the second round of negotiations with Britain ended Thursday in Brussels.

- UPI - US

Frankfurt expects up to 20 banks to commit to city this year over Brexit

Frankfurt is expecting to win post-Brexit commitments from six new banks in the coming months after scoring a series of big wins this week. Nine banks have now chosen Frankfurt as the main beneficiary of Brexit-enforced movements, according to Frankfurt Main Finance , a lobby group which promotes the city as a financial ...

- City AM - UK

Divergence over citizens' rights at Brexit talks

European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said that a "fundamental divergence" remained with Britain on how to protect citizens' rights after Brexit, and urged clarifications on the financial settlement and the Irish border.

- RTE - IE

Citigroup picks Frankfurt as new EU hub after Brexit

Citigroup picks Frankfurt as new EU hub after Brexit...

- MENAFN - JO

Much talk, few compromises in first Brexit negotiations

British and EU chief negotiators laid out their opening positions in a first full round of Brexit talks that confirmed some common ground on how Britain will leave the European Union, but little compromise on key disputes. David Davis and Michel Barnier said on Thursday that four "constructive" days of "robust" talks ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

2nd Round of Brexit Talks Fails to Produce Breakthrough on Key Disputes

The second round of the Brexit talks have failed to produce a breakthrough on key disputes with the UK, the EU's chief negotiator has said, according to The Independent.co.uk. Michel Barnier said the British Government was still failing to provide sufficient convergence' on either the UK's exit bill or the future rights of ...

- Novinite - BG

Much talk, few compromises in first Brexit negotiations

By Alastair Macdonald and Francesco Guarascio BRUSSELS - British and EU chief negotiators laid out their opening positions in a first full round of Brexit talks that confirmed some common ground on how Britain will leave the European Union, but little compromise on key disputes. David Davis and Michel Barnier said on ...

- Sify - IN

Banks hope to keep staff in London if soft Brexit deal struck

LONDON, July 20 — Banks which are shifting operations to avoid disruption once Britain leaves the European Union hope only a handful of people will eventually have to leave London, industry sources say. Wall Street's Citigroup Inc and Morgan...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Reuter Video: EU demands clarification from the UK on Brexit talks

The EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier calls for more clarification from the UK on key issues at the end of the second round of Brexit negotiations. David Doyle reports. — Reuters

- The Malay Mail - MY

Few compromises at Brexit talks, minister says UK can survive without deal

BRUSSELS/LONDON - The European Union and Britain offered few compromises at their first full round of Brexit talks which ended on Thursday, and the pound fell on worries that British ministers were prepared to walk away without a divorce deal.

- Reuters - US

Barnier says it is 'vital' UK clarifies stance on Brexit bill

Negotiator warns of 'fundamental split' over EU citizens' rights after leaving bloc

- Financial Times - US

In beer halls and boardrooms, the Brexit diaspora gets organized

BERLIN - Robert Anderson was enjoying a drink with a compatriot in a Munich beer hall a few weeks before Britain's referendum on leaving the European Union when he realized he and other Britons who stood to lose a lot of rights would have to get organized.

- Reuters - US

Citigroup reveals Brexit plans to create 150 new EU jobs

Citigroup has become the latest big bank to confirm expansion plans in EU cities due to Brexit. Jim Cowles, Citi’s chief executive for Europe, Middle East and Africa, told staff today that the firm may need to create up to 150 new EU roles. He said that Frankfurt is the first choice as the new EU headquarters of its ...

- City AM - UK

Citizens rights, Ireland and the Brexit bill cause rifts in UK-EU talks

The second round of Brexit talks has ended with the EU's chief negotiator demanding more clarification from Britain on citizens' rights, Ireland and the UK's financial settlement. Michel Barnier said that the talks this week were about both sides presenting their positions on various points, and outlining areas where the ...

- City AM - UK