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October 20, 2018 10:03 AM 'Give in to Italy or EU dies' Financial warning ROCKS Brussels as European CRISIS looms

THE Italian budget crisis threatens to topple the entire EU project if commissioners in Brussels do not compromise with the government in Rome, according to a leading financial analyst. The stand-off between the anti-establishment populist government in Italy and the European Commission in Brussels is reaching a breaking point this week. Italy has insisted 6

October 19, 2018 3:39 PM 'Closer to NO DEAL Brexit than ever before!' Ex-EU negotiator has warning to Barnier

BREXIT negotiations are as close to the prospect of a no deal as they have ever been, claims the UK’s former negotiator to the EU, Steve Bullock. Speaking on Sky News about whether the UK will secure an agreement over Brexit, the UK’s former negotiator to the EU, Steve Bullock, said: “We’re as close to the prospect of a no deal as we’ve ever been. Mr Bullock 6

October 14, 2018 10:22 AM Germany mocked for CRINGEWORTHY video to lure British bankers after Brexit 'it's awful!'

A “CRINGEWORTHY” animated video aimed at persuading top British financiers to relocate to Frankfurt after Brexit is attracting ridicule – with even sections of the German media piling in with ridicule. The short English-language film, entitled ‘Fall In Love With Frankfurt’ and produced by Frankfurt Main Finance, is apparently an attempt to defuse “prejudices 25

October 11, 2018 3:40 PM FTSE 100 sell-off sees £36bn wiped off value

London's leading share index closed 138.8 points, or 1.94%, lower at 7006.9 on Thursday - the biggest fall in percentage terms since June. The FTSE briefly dipped below the 7,000-mark for the first time since April during a choppy session in the wake of a Wall Street slump on Wednesday and steep declines in Asian markets overnight. Shares in New York were volatile 9

October 1, 2018 5:12 PM Italy debt crisis: Di Maio accuses EU of inciting 'terrorism' over Italy budget plans

ITALY Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio has launched a scathing attack on the EU, accusing the bloc of inciting “terrorism” on the nation’s financial markets. Mr Di Maio blasted Brussels, accusing the bloc of wreaking havoc on Italy’s financial markets by making negative comments about the country’s budget plans. The leader of the anti-establishment 11

October 1, 2018 6:18 AM Canada and US agree last-minute trade deal

Negotiators agreed a revamped arrangement as a looming deadline threatened the future of a 24-year old three-country pact. The $1.2tn open trade zone had been on the verge of collapse after 24 years - with Canada facing the prospect of being left out of a deal between the US and Mexico. But with an overnight deadline approaching, negotiators reached 10

September 24, 2018 9:22 AM Italy to spark next financial CRISIS 'We'll rid the sh**' Populist threat sends SHOCKWAVES

A ‘VENDETTA’ has been threatened against disloyal civil servants as Italy’s populist coalition government prepares its 2019 budget which could spark the latest European Union financial crisis. Italian stocks and bonds have been unstable since the anti-establishment coalition of the right-wing League and the 5-Star Movement took office in June. The launch 12

September 19, 2018 2:27 PM Bidding war for Sky to be settled by rare auction

All sides involved in the takeover battle agree to a formula to end the process by Saturday night. The Takeover Panel said the two American companies bidding for control of Sky - film and TV group 21st Century Fox and cable giant Comcast - would be invited to take part in a three-round auction on Saturday if a competitive situation between the pair continued 6

September 17, 2018 8:58 PM US sanctions on Iran are 'unproductive' and 'wrong', Russia's energy minister says

THE reimposition of punitive sanctions of Iran’s oil industry will be unproductive, while the consequences of such a move are unpredictable, Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak has warned United States President Donald Trump. Sanctions are set to be re-imposed on Iran's oil industry on November 4 after Mr Trump decided to withdraw the US from international 15

September 17, 2018 6:21 PM 'He's a wailing BANSHEE' Rees-Mogg condemns 'hysterical' Carney over Brexit predictions

JACOB Rees-Mogg has ripped into Bank of England governor Mark Carney over his "hysterical" Brexit predictions during a passionate tirade. The Bank of England’s Mark Carney has warned about the consequences of a Brexit no-deal claiming the scenario could cause house prices to plummet. Leading Brexit supporter Jacob Rees-Mogg claimed Mr Carney's predictions 11