Last Updated: 18:10 GMT Wednesday, 21 Oct. 2020

The UK food and drink industry warns Boris Johnson companies will have to pull out of Northern Ireland due to Brexit

39 leaders of the UK food & drink industry wrote to Boris Johnson's government on Monday amid growing alarm that the UK isn't ready for Brexit.
Adam Payne / Money Game   |   Wed, 21 Oct 2020 18:00:00

Brexit: UK 'ready to welcome EU' to continue trade talks

The two chief negotiators for a post-Brexit trade deal spoke on the phone earlier on Wednesday.
BBC   |   Wed, 21 Oct 2020 16:58:52

New Urgency As UK Reopens Stalled Brexit Talks With EU

Britain said Wednesday it was resuming trade negotiations with the European Union, accelerating the fraught process to round-the-clock meetings in a bid to salvage a deal within weeks. London abruptly froze the talks on Friday after EU leaders said it was up to Britain, not the EU, to make concessions ...
IBTimes   |   Wed, 21 Oct 2020 16:57:52

UK pound jumps by most since March on Brexit progress

Upbeat signals from UK and EU boost hopes that deal will be struck
FT   |   Wed, 21 Oct 2020 16:54:15

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On tonight's LIVE with LITTLEWOOD Manchester: A city united ...against the government? And are more northern cities on a collision course with Westminster? Deal or No Deal? As the barney with Barnier continues, will be there be a Brexit trade deal? If not, what will a 'no deal' look like? ...
order-order / Guido Fawkes' blog   |   Wed, 21 Oct 2020 16:30:31

Brexit talks resume after deadlock breaks

UK stalled talks last week, saying a signal was needed from Brussels that the EU was ready to make concessions.
Emilio Casalicchio / Politico   |   Wed, 21 Oct 2020 16:27:01

Government Suffers Fourth Defeat On Post-Brexit Child Refugees' Rights - But Still Won't Budge

Arj Singh / Huffington Post   |   Wed, 21 Oct 2020 16:20:54

Brexit Talks Back On Days After Boris Johnson Told UK To Prepare For No Deal

Arj Singh / Huffington Post   |   Wed, 21 Oct 2020 16:13:22

Brexit trade talks with EU to resume later this week, Downing Street says

Trade talks between Britain and the European Union will resume later this week, Downing Street has said.
Sky   |   Wed, 21 Oct 2020 16:04:00

Brexit is not like Henry VIII's split with Europe | Letters

Sean Rickard and Clive Spragg take issue with an article by Larry Elliott. Plus letters from Christopher Hill and SP Chakravarty on post-Brexit trade deals Larry Elliott (Boris Johnson's split from Brussels echoes Henry VIII's break with Rome, 18 October) seems too willing to accept that the UK's economic performance ...
Letters / Guardian   |   Wed, 21 Oct 2020 15:55:31

'Bucket Of Cold Sick': Firms Scorn UK Brexit Plans

Hammered by the coronavirus pandemic, UK businesses face a double-whammy from Brexit and are furious at the government for insisting the onus lies on them to get ready for life outside the EU. With just over two months to go before a post-Brexit transition period ends, the government is locked ...
IBTimes   |   Wed, 21 Oct 2020 15:47:03

EU Trade Chief Urges UK To Return To Brexit Negotiations Amid Signs Of Optimism

The pound sterling climbed against both the U.S. dollar and the euro on Wednesday, after the European Union's top Brexit negotiator expressed optimism over the likelihood of a trade deal between the U.K. and EU. As of 9:40 a.m. EDT, the pound was up about 0.92% versus the euro at ...
IBTimes   |   Wed, 21 Oct 2020 14:30:42

Brexit - The Issue That Does Not Want To Go Away Will Further Impact Sterling

Seeking Alpha   |   Wed, 21 Oct 2020 13:26:22

European Stocks, Dollar Slide Awaiting US Stimulus

European stock markets slid and the dollar faltered Wednesday following a mixed performance in Asia, as investors continue to wait on a US stimulus package. The pound was upbeat thanks to hopes that Britain and the European Union will still strike a post-Brexit trade deal despite renewed tensions. Sterling won ...
IBTimes   |   Wed, 21 Oct 2020 11:51:43

EU's Barnier Moves To Break Brexit Stalemate

EU negotiator Michel Barnier said Wednesday that Europe is ready to move to break the Brexit stalemate, in comments welcomed by London that raised hopes negotiations could be saved. "I think an agreement is within our grasp, if we are, on both sides, ready to work constructively and in a ...
IBTimes   |   Wed, 21 Oct 2020 11:21:34

A no-deal Brexit could damage the UK's ability to cope with pandemics

EU countries are working together to procure a lot of PPE. Shutterstock As the UK-EU deal or no-deal drama limps on, most attention focuses on the economic consequences of a new trade relationship. But UK health security - in the sense of measures to prevent and mitigate health emergencies such ...
Andrew Glencross, Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations, Aston University / The Conversation   |   Wed, 21 Oct 2020 10:44:32

Red wall areas facing Brexit job shock even under a deal - report

Voters who switched to Tories could easily swing back if factory jobs go, says report Follow all the day's political developments - live The "red wall" voters who helped deliver Boris Johnson's election victory will be disproportionately affected by Brexit even in the event of a deal being agreed, storing ...
Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent / Guardian   |   Wed, 21 Oct 2020 10:40:59

UK, EU hint at Brexit talks breakthrough

Barnier stressed today that the EU is ready to compromise in order to reach a deal.
Emilio Casalicchio / Politico   |   Wed, 21 Oct 2020 10:30:07

Michel Barnier urges Brexit talks saying deal 'within reach'

EU chief negotiator says both sides will need to compromise to secure agreement
FT   |   Wed, 21 Oct 2020 10:17:58

EU to UK on Brexit talks: 'You can't have cake, eat it too'

The European Union took a defiant tone on Wednesday as the standoff over resuming post-Brexit trade negotiations with the United Kingdom intensified, telling London that "you cannot have your cake and eat it too."
Times of India   |   Wed, 21 Oct 2020 10:08:17

Brexit and virus worries weigh on European markets

Seeking Alpha   |   Wed, 21 Oct 2020 10:01:28

Michel Barnier: Brexit agreement 'within reach'

Brexit talks stalled after the UK said it wanted signs the EU was willing to compromise.
Barbara Moens / Politico   |   Wed, 21 Oct 2020 08:48:19

European market lower on virus and Brexit concern

Seeking Alpha   |   Wed, 21 Oct 2020 08:42:24

British pound jumps as EU's top Brexit negotiator says a trade deal is within reach

Sterling jumped more than 0.8% against the U.S. dollar on Wednesday after the EU signaled a trade deal with the U.K. is "within reach."
CNBC   |   Wed, 21 Oct 2020 08:37:20

Pound jumps as EU says Brexit trade deal still 'within reach'

Seeking Alpha   |   Wed, 21 Oct 2020 08:34:01

Quilter sees weaker inflows as coronavirus disruption takes toll

Quilter PLC (LON:QLT, the wealth management group, has reported an increase in assets under management even though coronavirus disruption, Brexit uncertainty and a platform migration affected new business. Net inflows were flat at £0.1bn in the three months to end September 2020 but a £2bn markets improvement lifted total assets ...
Proactive Investors   |   Wed, 21 Oct 2020 07:33:00

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