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XL Group selects Dublin for its European base.

Global insurance company XL Group has chosen Dublin for its main European Union insurance carrier operations as a result of the Brexit vote in the UK.

- RTE - IE

Defending Rights in An Age of Brexit.

Expand The Union Flag and European Union flag fly in Parliament Square in central London, September 9, 2017. © 2017 Reuters The need to focus on Brexit may have led Britain's Conservative government to shelve its problematic plans to scrap domestic human rights law, in force since 2000, and leave the European Court of ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Vince Cable set to call for second Brexit referendum at Lib Dem conference.

Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable is expected to call for a second Brexit referendum when he addresses his party in Bournemouth today. Cable, who was crowned party leader in July, will argue at the Liberal Democrat conference that the public must be allowed to decide on Brexit after the negotiations with the EU have ...

- City AM - UK

Scotland and London discussing terms of devolution under Brexit.

The Scottish government is to outline plans to amend the legislation taking the UK out of the European Union. The Scottish and Welsh governments call the EU withdrawal bill currently under consideration at Westminster a "power grab" of devolved responsibilities, and have worked together to draw up amendments as a direct ...

- MercoPress - FK

Tory disunity over Brexit "could hand power to Jeremy Cobyn's Labour Party".

Lord Hague has become the latest senior Conservative to intervene within the party about how the UK should manage its withdrawal from the European Union. Writing in the Daly Telegraph, the former foreign secretary warned that disunity over Brexit could hand power to Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party.

- MercoPress - FK

Forget gaining £350m a week, Brexit would cost the UK £300m a week.

Figures from the government's own Office for Budget Responsibility reveal the negative economic impact Brexit would have.  Even now, there are some who persist in claiming that Boris Johnson's use of the £350m a week figure was accurate. The UK's gross, as opposed to net EU contribution, is precisely this large, they ...

- New Statesman - UK

What Britain needs to understand about the profound and ancient divisions in Germany.

As Angela Merkel campaigns for re-election, the balance of power in Europe is changing. On 24 September, Angela Merkel will be re-elected chancellor of Germany and that, we might think, will be that. With Merkel and France's Emmanuel Macron in control of the European project, populism will surely be vanquished and the old ...

- New Statesman - UK

Canada to model post-Brexit Britain trade on CETA.

Canada agreed on Monday to use its new free trade agreement with Europe as a template for a pact with Britain after its largest trading partner within the European Union leaves the bloc.

- EurActive - UK

Britain wants post-Brexit security treaty with EU.

Britain called yesterday for a new security treaty with the European Union after Brexit to try and prevent terror attacks, days after a bomb exploded on a London Underground train.

- EurActive - UK

UK fishermen see Brexit bonanza, but there's a catch.

What Brexit gives with one hand, it can also take away. European fishermen want Brussels to use its trump card - continued access to the essential EU market - in negotiations on how to divvy up the seas.

- EurActive - UK

Canada and UK agree to use Ceta as trade model.

UK prime minister Theresa May and her Canadian counterpart, Justin Trudeau, have agreed to use the EU-Canada free trade deal as a template for a new agreement after the UK has left the EU and can start trade negotiations. "I'm pleased that we have agreed today that Ceta should be swiftly transitioned to form a new bilateral ...

- EU Observer - EU

Report: 10,000 finance jobs to leave UK

Around 10,000 finance jobs will be moved from Britain or created overseas in the next few years if the UK is not part of the EU single market, a Reuters survey shows. Frankfurt was the most popular new destination, followed by Paris. Nearly half of the 123 companies surveyed said they would have to move staff or restructure ...

- EU Observer - EU

Reversing over the cliff edge?

The European Union must recognise how UK domestic politics hamper the Brexit negotiations.

- European Policy Centre - BE

Opposition Sees Brexit ‘Chaos' in UK Government Shifts, Feuds

The British government's attempt to appear strong and united over Brexit wobbled Monday as a top official was shifted from his post days before a new round of divorce negotiations with the European Union. Opposition lawmakers said the move reflected the Conservatives’ “chaotic” approach to handling the ...

- Voice of America - US

Brexit is an example of deglobalisation, says Carney

BoE governor warns Britain's exit from EU will hurt economy as trade ties weaken

- Financial Times - US

Top official moves from UK's Brexit ministry to PM office

Theresa May has appointed Britain's top official at its Brexit ministry as her EU adviser to "strengthen cross govt coordination of the next phase of talks with the EU", a spokesperson said. May has been criticised for failing to give clear instructions to her negotiating team in the talks.

- Times Of India - IN

How a post-Brexit City can help close the UK’s regional divisions

It is what we do after Britain leaves the EU that will determine the country’s future success. Today, my co-author Liam Halligan and I have released Clean Brexit, where we explain why, regardless of how you may have voted, there are many reasons to be positive about what lies ahead. We outline the policies for the UK ...

- City AM - UK

UK PM, Trudeau say Canada-EU deal a 'basis' for new talks

Prime Ministers Theresa May of Britain and Justin Trudeau of Canada say their countries are working toward a new bilateral trade deal for after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union.

- FOX News - US

Bank of England chief says UK to underperform until mid-2018

The British economy is likely to grow more slowly than its peers in the Group of Seven until the middle of next year largely because of uncertainties related to the country's exit from the European Union, the Bank of England governor...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

State aid: EU approves alternative RBS plan

The EU Commission approved Monday under EU State aid rules the alternative package proposed by UK authorities to replace the commitment for Royal Bank of Scotland to divest Williams & Glyn.

- EUbusiness.com - UK

Scottish and Welsh plans to amend Brexit bill to be outlined

The Scottish and Welsh governments are working together on amendments to the EU withdrawal bill.

- BBC - UK

There is no Commons majority for Boris Johnson's low tax, low regulation Brexit

The loss of the Conservatives' majority denied the party the option of pursuing a free market route.  In his leadership bid Daily Telegraph Brexit article, Boris Johnson resurrected the vision of a low tax, low regulation UK. Many Conservatives have long aspired to use EU withdrawal as a Trojan Horse for a smaller ...

- New Statesman - UK

Time for the UK and EU to start talking about trade

They say the Devil makes works for idle hands, and this certainly seems to be the case in British politics. One of the consequences of the EU's refusal to discuss trade arrangements or the inevitable transition period is that Westminster is a frothing cauldron of competing Brexit opinions – and with the EU not ...

- City AM - UK

Is the EU getting serious on religious freedom?

If you are going to be a serious person in the military, political, diplomatic world you have to understand religion.' So says Tim Montgomerie, a British political activist and journalist who edits the UnHerd website.

- EurActive - UK

May pushes Britain-Canada free trade in Trudeau talks

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday urged Canada to use its new free trade agreement with Europe as a basis for a pact with Britain after it leaves the European Union.

- The Daily Star - LB

Brexit: UK reveals details of proposed new EU security deal

Whitehall officials say they will "find other ways to keep us safe" if the plans are not agreed.

- BBC - UK

UK calls for new security treaty with European Union after Brexit

Britain says it is "vital" to agree a fresh security deal with the EU after Brexit to battle terrorism.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

State aid: Commission approves alternative to divestment commitment for Royal Bank of Scotland

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 September 2017 The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules the alternative package proposed by the UK authorities to replace the commitment for Royal Bank of Scotland to divest Williams & Glyn.

- EU - EU

UK wants to keep EU security cooperation

The UK aims to maintain and to "instensify" cooperation with the EU to fight crime and terrorism even after Brexit, according to London's new policy paper.

- EU Observer - EU

Top official moves from UK's Brexit ministry to PM May's office

LONDON, Sept 18 — Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed UK's top official at its Brexit ministry as her EU adviser to strengthen cross government coordination of the next phase of talks with the European Union', a government spokesman...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Government unveils aim for new security partnership after Brexit

The UK government is hoping to create a new security partnership with the EU after Brexit "to fight our shared threats from terrorism and organised crime," it has revealed today. In its latest position paper, the Department for Exiting the EU said it will seek a new treaty between the two sides, but stressed that in moving ...

- City AM - UK

PM poaches top DexEU civil servant ahead of big Brexit speech

A senior civil servant at the heart of Brexit negotiations is moving to a new role at Number 10, amid rumours that he had clashed with David Davis over the direction of talks.  Oliver Robbins is taking up a new role as EU adviser in the Cabinet office. Although he will continue to lead the "official-side UK team" in the ...

- City AM - UK

Top official moves from UK's Brexit ministry to PM May's office

Theresa May has appointed Britain's top official at its Brexit ministry as her EU adviser to "strengthen cross govt coordination of the next phase of talks with the EU", a spokesperson said. May has been criticised for failing to give clear instructions to her negotiating team in the talks.

- Times Of India - IN

Both the UK and EU are falling into the Brexit negotiations trap

The more the negotiators struggle, the more complicated the negotiations get.  How are the Brexit negotiations going? That is a deceptively easy question with a fiendishly complicated answer. After the latest round of negotiations, Brexit is quickly becoming synonymous with words like "impasse", "deadlock", and "blockage". ...

- New Statesman - UK

Therium Capital Management to Speak at the Litigation Funding Conference in London on October 2, 2017

New York, NY--Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. is pleased to announce that Therium Capital Management will speak at the Litigation Funding Conference to be held in London on October 2, 2017  .  -   - Neil Purslow, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer at Therium Capital Management, will speak on a panel covering litigation ...

- WebWire - US

Britain Proposes New Security Treaty with EU After Brexit

Britain will propose on Monday signing a new security treaty with the European Union after Brexit to maintain and intensify cooperation to thwart ever-growing and increasingly cross-border threats'. In its sixth policy paper setting out its vision for ties with the EU after it quits the bloc in March 2019, the government ...

- Novinite - BG

Theresa May to seek post-Brexit trade deal on Canada trip

Theresa May is making yet another major visit to one of the UK's biggest trade partners in the hopes of setting the foundations of a post-Brexit trade deal.  As part of the discussions between May and her counterpart Justin Trudeau, a new working group is being established to "swiftly transition" the trade deal between ...

- City AM - UK

More than 100 business leaders sign CBI letter urging transitional deal

The government might not have had much luck getting businesses to sign its letter backing the way Theresa May and team have been handling Brexit, but CBI has had rather more support for its own memo. More than 100 businesses have put their names to a letter urging Brexit secretary David Davis and his EU counterpart Michel ...

- City AM - UK

Britain proposes new security treaty with EU after Brexit

Britain will propose on Monday signing a new security treaty with the European Union after Brexit to maintain and intensify cooperation to thwart "ever-growing and increasingly cross-border threats"

- The Daily Star - LB

Stanley Johnson: In 50 years, Brexit may look like the right move at the right time

Former MEP Stanley Johnson, the father of the current UK foreign secretary, told EURACTIV.com that Brexit should not throw out the baby with the bathwater and maintain the best the EU has to offer.

- EurActive - UK

Boris Johnson accused of Brexit 'backseat driving'

Britain's foreign minister Boris Johnson was accused by cabinet colleagues on Sunday of "backseat driving" on Brexit after setting out his own vision of the country's future outside the European Union.

- EurActive - UK

Boris Johnson's Brexit 'backseat driving' sparks leadership spill speculation

Britain's foreign minister Boris Johnson is accused by cabinet colleagues of "backseat driving" on Brexit after setting out his own vision of the country's future outside the European Union.

- ABC News - AU

What will Theresa May offer in her big Florence speech?

All eyes are on Theresa May this week, ahead of her big speech to leaders of the EU in Florence on Friday.  The Prime Minister, who is currently in Canada trying to secure an agreement that would allow the UK to "copy and paste" the EU-Canada trade deal that took many years to finalise, is expected to make an important ...

- City AM - UK

Theresa May heads for Canada amid row over 'backseat driver' Boris Johnson

Theresa May is flying to Canada on Monday to lay the foundations for a post-Brexit trade deal amid a continuing furore over the Government's approach to EU withdrawal.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

ECB says banks may try to avoid its supervision after Brexit

European banks might try to exploit loopholes and differences in national rules to get looser regulation or evade European Central Bank rules altogether, particularly after Britain quits the European Union, two ECB regulators warned last week. Sabine Lautenschlaeger and Daniele Nouy renewed their calls for closing gaps in ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

UK businesses are stuck in the middle with Brexit uncertainty

It had not yet been a year since the EU referendum when Theresa May stepped outside Number 10 to make the surprise announcement that we were to go to the polls – again. The Prime Minister said that Britain needed “certainty, stability and strong leadership” as she called out the need to resolve division in ...

- City AM - UK

Britain must pay to stay in crime-fighting agency Europol says David Davis

Brexit secretary says security links with EU need to remain.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Boris Johnson slammed in row with UK statistics boss on £350m Brexit claim

Boris Johnson became embroiled in a massive spat tonight with Britain’s top statistician, after the latter strongly criticised the foreign secretary for repeating the debunked claim that the UK will get back £350m each week from the EU after Brexit. Sir David Norgrove, head of the UK Statistics Authority, said ...

- City AM - UK

Ministers urged to act over Brexit-induced insurance nightmare

The government must act to prevent insurers being forced to either break the law or break customer promises post-Brexit, an influential group of MPs has urged. Treasury Select Committee chair Nicky Morgan has written to chancellor Philip Hammond warning cash payouts for long-term insurance products such as pensions could be ...

- City AM - UK

After Brexit UK to propose new security treaty with EU to fight terror

After Brexit, the United Kingdom will propose to the European Union a new security agreement that will focus on the fight against terrorism, a high-ranking source in the UK government told Sputnik.

- AzerNews - AZ