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January 14, 2019 10:37 PM May's deal would 'DASH Global Britain' warns Fabricant in latest blow to PM

TORY MP Michael Fabricant has lashed out at Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit withdrawal agreement, insisting the UK's future as a global trading hub would be "dashed" under her deal. Mr Fabricant said Sir Lockwood Smith, who was New Zealand’s High Commissioner until 2017, was also dismissive of Mrs May's Brexit deal. Mr Smith said it would be "difficult" 132

January 14, 2019 10:55 AM World War 3: Iran issues warning of DEATH as Poland and US host ‘anti-Iran’ summit

IRAN’S foreign ministry is furious at Poland for organising an “anti-Iranian” conference in the country alongside the US. February’s summit, to be held in Poland, was seen as a “hostile act” by Iran, with the country considering reciprocating, according to the state-run IRNA news agency. The conference was announced by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo 171

January 14, 2019 9:00 AM 'Who BELIEVES YOU?' Piers Morgan CONDEMNS Mandelson for 'apocalyptic' no deal warning

PIERS MORGAN ridiculed Peter Mandelson’s credibility - claiming that the Remainer’s warnings of a no deal catastrophe are “apocalyptic” and unrealistic. Piers Morgan took Peter Mandelson to task for his scaremongering anti-Brexit tactics, claiming that no-one believed his “apocalyptic” warnings anymore. The Good Morning Britain host ridiculed the former 134

January 12, 2019 7:03 PM Nigeria wants a new trade deal with Britain

Nigerian Presidential campaign frontrunner Atiku Abubakar is expected in London next week to talk about future free trade deals with Britain after Brexit. Atiku Abubakar said trade deal with Nigeria unrealistic with country as poorest in the world (Image: getty) The Federal Government, the Nigerian Election Commission (INEC), and local and State officials 143

January 12, 2019 6:12 PM US REFUSES to bow to EU demands to keep their nose out of European farming

THE United States is digging in its heels and refusing to omit agriculture from planned trade talks with the EU. On Friday the US signalled it would not bow to the pressure from Brussels when it published negotiating objectives that seek comprehensive EU access for American farm products. EU trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstron told the US trade representative 133

January 12, 2019 11:09 AM 'Brexit a pain in the a**!' Irish farmers plead EU to give into UK to avoid sector WIPEOUT

IRISH farmers have pleaded the European Commission to "step in" to avoid a no deal Brexit with the United Kingdom in fear trade tariffs could "wipe out" the Irish beef sector. Concerns are rising in Ireland about the potential risk of a no deal Brexit to the local farming industry. Theresa May is forecast to suffer a humiliating loss in Parliament as only 206 MPs are expected 138

January 11, 2019 10:55 AM British economy hit by 'steep decline' in manufacturing

The biggest brake on growth comes from a drop in car production, amid factory shutdowns, weak demand and falling diesel sales. The nation's GDP grew by 0.3% in the three months to November, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). This is compared to growth of 0.4% recorded in the three months to October. The data reveals that on a rolling 146

January 11, 2019 6:51 AM China ’NEEDS’ trade deal with post-Brexit UK for THIS key reason claims Beijing expert

CHINA “needs” a trade deal with post-Brexit UK according to a top expert on the country, who argued it would give a massive boost to the country’s “diplomatic prestige”. The comments were made by Dr Yu Jie, a research fellow at the Chatham House think tank. She was speaking on last night’s BBC Newsnight. Another Beijing expert agreed there is “no downside 126

January 9, 2019 9:40 PM Let's go WTO! Brexiteer Jenkyns urges MPs to EMBRACE no deal Brexit

PROMINENT Brexiteer MP Andrea Jenkyns defiantly urged MPs on Wednesday to “stand up for democracy” and “embrace a clean Brexit”. Ms Jenkyns told the Commons it is time Britain puts “the ball firmly in our court” and takes the “upper hand” in the Brexit process with the European Union by leaving on World Trade Organisation (WTO) rules and “triumphing 145

January 8, 2019 4:20 PM BREXIT BLOCK: Macron vows to EXCLUDE UK's creative industries from future EU trade deal

EMMANUEL Macron has pledged to restrict market access to the European Union’s markets for Britain’s creative industry in order to protect “cultural diversity” in France. The French President confirmed he will maintain his country’s opposition to include audiovisual services in any future free trade agreements signed by the EU including Britain’s post-Brexit 134